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About The Well Reds

Atlanta, GA

 

"Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia ... The Well Reds is an Alt-Pop Rock band that is the epitome of pure musical bliss. These guys have taken all their life experiences and inner energy and combined them to create songs that are so relatable that they grab at your heartstrings while stimulating your brain stem. If you are a fan of amazing well written songs sung by a singer who makes you feel like you have known him all your life, you will love The Well Reds as much as we do. Big radio songs filled with energy, passion, and emotion. Love this band!" -Daily Unsigned 

It all comes back to the performance and it all builds up to the performance. It doesn't matter if it's a showcase in NY or LA, a tent in North Dakota, or a baseball field in Texas. The stage cuts through the tricks and demands honesty. Experience builds confidence, and confidence allows for consistency. A high level of consistency combined with really caring provides the platform to connect with someone, even if they dont know who you are yet.

We're The Well Reds from Atlanta, GA. Home of the Braves, Waffle House, and Coca-Cola.  Soon we'll be releasing a new collection of songs that catalogue the highs and lows we've experienced personally and professionally as members of an independent touring band. We make music for the masses, we write songs that ask people to feel and move without placing any limitations or expectations on what they should think or experience. We're musicians because it's wired into our bones, inherited from professional musicians and musically inclined parents who proliferated a deep appreciation for the arts and an understanding that music matters, that performance matters.

It's through this understanding and with the support of friends, family, fans, and strangers alike that we've been able to invest so much of ourselves into the band, along the way notching up life experiences and collecting glimpses of what we want this band to be, of what we think this band can achieve. We've seen urban sunsets and country sunrises, our newest van recently hit 100,000 miles and the one before had the transmission fall out twice. We've played in the heat, in the cold, on big stages and small, for sold out audiences that sing along and to people who just happened to be walking by.  

You could describe our songs as thoughtful, consciously aware pop music. We engage with a pallet of tight vocal harmonies, diverse instrumentation, and a melodic sensibility that allows a new listener to feel familiar from the start. Some people grab onto the melodies and that's enough for them, others will relate to the lyrics. For many listeners, snippets of our stories will speak to parts of their own lives like a communal basket of interchangeable parts and puzzle pieces. Songs from our last EP Violet have won us national competitions, garnered coverage and usage through many digital and traditional media outlets, and allowed us to perform meaningful shows all over the country. After a performance at Canal Room in NY, Bruce Tyler (former VP of Sony Music) told us that ... "I think after that performance you separated yourself from other artists trying to do the same thing, well done." For us as a band, each performance is that performance and we're hoping that this new music, recorded with Grammy Award Winning producer Joseph Prielozny, provides us with an opportunity to elevate ourselves and our group onto larger stages. It all comes back to the performance, and its all building to the next performance. 
 
EVENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
 

NACA/APCA Conferences Selections: NACA Mid-America 2011, NACA South 2011, NACA North Plains 2012, NACA Mid-Atlantic Festival 2012, NACA Central 2012, APCA Nationals 2013, NACA Nationals 2014, and selected as an alternate for: NACA Northeast 2012 and NACA Nationals 2013

TWReds Conference Selections resulted in bookings at: Xavier University Cincinnati, Ball State University, Lake Superior State University, Aquinas College Grand Rapids, Longwood University, Central Michigan University, University Of Michigan Flint, Defiance College, Illinois College, University of Pittsburgh, Michigan State, W. Michigan University, Monmouth College, Illinois Wesleyan, E. Illinois University, Lake Land College, Aurora University, GA State University, Marquette, Minnesota State University, University of St. Francis, University of Mary Washington, Cornell College, St. Marys University, Jacksonville State University, Texas A&M CC, North Dakota State University, University of Wisconsin, Trinity University, Armstrong Atlantic State, Washburn University (among others)

National Competitions:

- Winners Of The New Music Seminar LA 2011 Live At Roxy Competition                                    - Placed Third In Subway Fresh Artists Competition
- Finalist In The OurStage Panel Season 1 
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* Judges Included: Steve Lillywhite (U2, DMB, 30 Seconds to Mars), Jason Ienner (Manager, Hot Chelle Rae fmr. of The Fray), Lee Dannay (VP of A&R, Warner/Chappell Music), Sharon Dastur (Program Director Z100, NY), Bruce Tyler (Former VP of Sony Music)

Performed With: Hot Chelle Rae (RCA), Parachute (Mercury Records), Minus The Bear (Dangerbird Records), Andy Grammer (S-Curve Records), Justin Moore (Valory Music Group), Need To Breathe (Atlantic), We The Kings (S-Curve Records), Green River Ordinance, Matthew Mayfield, and von Grey

Radio Coverage: KACV Amarillo TX Under The Radar, KFMA Tucson AZ Test Dept, KKSM San Marcos, CA Music Caravan, KQKQ Omaha, NE Ultra Modern, KUCI Irvine, CA The Sound Session, WRMR Wilmington, NC The Super Fresh New Music Show, KTCL Denver, CO Adventure University, KFUV New York, NY The Alternate Side, WWCD Columbus, OH Invisible Hits Hour, WHHZ Gainesville, WXRY Unsigned Columbia, Sun 103.1 Florida Keys, 99.5 WXNR The X NC 99.5, Talk 92.1 Valdosta, WUGA The Classic 91.7, Radio 105.7, Rock 100.5  (among others)

Additional Usage & Coverage: Macys, Windows Media Player, OurStage, Twilight The Musical, DiscRevolt, Delivering Happiness Tour (Zappos), Mixtape Atlanta, BMI.com, Alternative Addiction, Daily Unsigned, Two Faces Radio, Metromix Sound Check, Zillionears, Black Vinyl Magazine, Sixthman, Florida Music Festival BMI Showcase, Atlanta Film Festival, Valdosta Daily Times, New Music Seminar, The Album Project, 8Tracks, 500 Songs For Kids, Rock By The Sea 2012 & 2013 (among others)

Partial Venue List: Eddies Attic, Vinyl, The Loft, Masquerade, The Hard Rock Atlanta, Smiths Olde Bar, High Museum Of Art/Woodruff Arts Center, The Atlanta Room, Terminal West (Atlanta), 40 Watt (Athens), Tasty World (Athens), Live (Greenville), FMF (Orlando), The Backbooth (Orlando), 8th and Rail (Opelika), 12th and Porter (Nashville), Evening Muse (Charlotte), Arlenes Grocery (NYC), Room 5 (LA), Downstairs Live (Augusta), Jack Rabbits (Jacksonville), Bas Bleu (Valdosta), City Market (Valdosta), The Room (Clairmont), Potbellys (Tallahassee), Mercy Lounge (Nashville), Roots Cafe (NYC), Honest Pint (Chattanooga), Canal Room (NYC), The Roxy Theatre (LA)

Band Representation & Affiliations:

DEGY Booking International, Archaic Cannon
Upcoming Release: Produced by Joseph Prielozny, Mixing and Additional Production by Swaff 
Violet EP: Produced by Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount (Cartel, Mayday Parade, All Time Low)

Contact:

 

-College Booking: Degy Entertainment – www.degy.com

ari@degy.com / jeff@degy.com

 

-Booking/Press/General Contact: thewellreds@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Reviews:

 

“Composed of seasoned musicians and a uniquely distinctive sound, The Well Reds’ tailored orchestration of emotional yet mature pop anthems will have you humming the melody and singing the lyrics just after one listen.” - Mixtape Atlanta

 

“The Well Reds’ Alternative Rock sound emphasizes on the acute collaboration of pop influenced vocals, deep piano harmonies mixed-in with some vivacious and solid guitar licks. Their tunes carry the catchiness of the pop genre, but this band induces quite the rock vitality throughout their set hitting each note harder than the one before while connecting passionately to very line delivered. ”                        - Black Vinyl Magazine - Florida Music Festival Day 1 2011

 

“Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia…The Well Reds is an Alt-Pop Rock band that is the epitome of pure musical bliss. These guys have taken all of their life experiences and inner energy and combined them to create songs that are so relatable that they grab at your heartstrings while stimulating your brain stem. If you are a fan of amazing well written songs sung by a singer who makes you feel like you have known him all your life, you will love The Well Reds as much as we do. Big radio songs filled with energy, passion and emotion. Love this band!”      -Daily Unsigned

 

“The votes are in, the battles are over and a Grand Prize winner (NMS 2011 Live @ Roxy) has been confirmed. Meet The Well Reds, an Atlanta pop-rock quartet whose song “6 More Months” rose all the way to the top… ”  - Ourstage

 

“The Well Reds new EP, ‘Violet’, is a brilliant Pop/Rock album. As soon as the title track starts you know it’s going to be good. Following up the first song, the other tracks try out different tempos and hooks, but never stray from a platinum selling polish.”     -The Album Project

 

“The Well Reds combine creative pop melodies with meaningful lyrics that shine brightly with their new release. Their live show is equally intriguing.”  - David Claasen BMI

 

“Seasoned Musicians.” - Windows Media Guide

 

“Great alternative pop/rock songwriting, excellent harmonies, and a mature and intricate “wall-of-sound” feel in their songs with great dynamics. These guys are serious about their music. ” Two Faces Radio 

 

“The Well Reds really connect with you through their authentic and straightforward lyrics. Listening to The Well Reds is feeling their pain, love, sorrow, and joy and almost unknowingly provoking similar emotions of your own. ” - Matt Shamus - Disk Revolt

 

“Listened to their EP, Violet, on ReverbNation. DUG what I was hearing. Great melodies. Soaring vocals. Pounding piano keys. Queen meets Crash Kings. So I downloaded the EP and I cannot stop listening to it. ” www.jrsygyrl.com

 

“The Well Reds brilliantly tackled “Bohemian Rhapsody’” nailing all the vocals and music notes… Prog-rock was finally represented as The Well Reds absolutely demolished “Tom Sawyer” by Rush (you would be hard pressed to find a better version even from the lips of Geddy Lee Himself).” - MIxtape Atlanta on TWREDS' 500 Songs For Kids Perfomances

 

“Their music is an extraordinary combination of haunting melody and relentless rhythm, performed with passion and musicality.” -Steve Rucker fmr. Drummer The Bee Gees, UM Frost School Of Music

 

 

“Awesome AWESOME band!! Excellent live show and down to earth guys. A must see act.” - August Rising - on TWREDS' NMS Roxy Performance 

 

 

“Keep an eye out for The Well Reds, the band has an awesome sound and excellent chemistry. Don’t be surprised when you see them headlining sold out shows!” -Zillionears

 

 

“All of the elements are right… This album is a total hit, the kind you can throw in your CD player and rock around Atlanta for hours, just admiring our beautiful city.” -beatlanta

 
 

 

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