Jerad Finck

Jerad Finck

 Spokane, Washington, USA
BandPopRock

Breaking the Top 40 as an Independent, Jerad's music has millions of impressions & has been featured on CBS, NBC, ABC, and ESPN, and in over fifty newspapers and magazines; including CMJ, Skope, American Songwriter, Amplifier, Acoustic Magazine. 7 National tours covering 200,000 road miles/46 states

Biography

Jerad Finck

Spokane, Washington-based pop-rocker Jerad Finck carries a bright, powerful musical flavor to fans, enlightening them with the sounds of rock-n-roll’s future. Finck’s sound is accessible and endearing but also forward-thinking, moving the music up a notch and setting a new bar.

Achieving an extremely rare feat of breaking The Top 40 and charting in multiple formats as an Independent Artist with his debut record, Jerad embraced the new DIY direction of the music industry using radio, press, television, online marketing and touring to connect. Spreading like wildfire across the country and globe, fans connected personally to Jerad's songs and the lyrics.

Jerad also caught the attention of major labels, and he is now signed on with Rock Ridge and ADA/Warner Music Group. Recently, Jerad has also signed a Co-Publishing deal with BMG/Chrysalis in the FieldHouse Wing. Jerad is also an official Gibson Guitarist.

Extremely hard-working, Jerad and his band have completed seven national tours covering over 200,000 road miles and 46 States. Jerad has opened for and/or done touring shows with, Daughtry, OAR, Christina Perri, Edwin McCain, Sister Hazel, Vertical Horizon, Parachute, One EskimO, Ingrid Michaelson, Matt Hires, Red Wanting Blue, Ron Pope, Cracker, Ingram Hill, Tony Lucca. Special performances include Live In The Vineyard, Hotel Carolina, SXSW, Indie Week Toronto, The Rock Boat XII, and Balcony TV. Jerad has been featured in over fifty newspapers and magazines; including CMJ, Skope, American Songwriter, Amplifier, and Acoustic Magazine.

Jerad and his band have performed on nearly a dozen Morning TV shows on NBC, CBS, ABC & FOX.

His songs have been featured in movies and television shows on HBO, ESPN, Discovery, CBS & NBC, among others.

Jerad's first single "Goodbye" has achieved most added record in the country on the Commercial ACQB charts, and charted in the Top 10.

Jerad's sophmore single "Runaway" achieved breakout success charting in Mediabase becoming a top 40 single. It peaked at #33 in AC, #42 HOT AC and #25 in HOT AC Indicator.

Jerad's newest release "Beautiful -Featuring Johnny A." has already passed 1 million views on Youtube.

~CURRENT

He has just finished his newest EP, set for release in Sept 2012. For this newest record, Jerad collaborated with multi-platinum Producer Anthony Resta (Duran Duran, Collective Soul, Green River Ordinance). Jerad was also joined by some heavy hitters doing a duet with Internationally renowned guitarist Johnny A, Roger O'Donnell from The Cure bringing his trademark Moog, along with a slew of other major players in the industry. Raising the bar off of his highly successful and critically acclaimed debut album, this newest release is sure to raise the bar and display the growing evolution of Jerad.

Awards and Accolades

- Finalist in 2002 Maryhill Singer/Songwriter
championship.

-Finalist for Song of the Year partnered with VH1 save the music in November of
2005 with "Took"

-Finalist for Song of the Year partnered with VH1 save the music in January of
2006 with "Runaway"

-Runner-up for Song of the Year partnered with VH1 save the music in February of
2005 with "Holiday"

-Winner for Song of the Year partnered with VH1 save the music in April of 2006 with "Goodbye"

-Finalist for Best Vocalist of the Month at Singer's Universe for January of 2006

-Finalist for Best Vocalist of the Month at Singer's Universe for August 2006

-Finalist for Best Song of the Month at Singer's Universe for June of 2006

-Honorably Mention for 2006 Billboard World Song Contest with "Goodbye"

-Track of the Day on Garageband.com with
"All I Know"

-Track of the Day on Garageband.com with
"Goodbye"

-Best Love Song on Garageband.com with
"All I Know"

-Best acoustic guitar on Garageband.com

-Best Male Vocals on Garageband.com

-Accepted into the 2006 International Trade Show in Midem, France

-Accepted into the 2006 XMG Major Label showcase in Chicago, Ill

-Selected for Best of the Inland Northwest 2006 CD

-Finalist for 2007 Cooch Singer/Songwriter series

-Finalist for 2007 Independent Music World Series music search.

-Finalist for 11th Annual Unisong World Contest with "Goodbye"

Finalist for 2007 Independent Music World Series music search.

-Finalist for 11th Annual Unisong World Contest with "Goodbye"

-Awarded the 2009 GrINDIE from RadioINDY.com for Musical Excellence for the album "Jerad Finck"

Discography

The Last Word (2001)
The Last Word Unplugged (2003)
The Last Word EP (2004)
The Last Word - Counting Change (2005)
Jerad Finck - (2007) This Bird has Flown
Jerad Finck - (2011) Jerad Finck
Jerad Finck - (2012) Stuck in Your Riddle

Set List

Won't Give Up
Can't Stop
Love Song (Cure Cover)
Beautiful
Let you Go
Madeline
Another
Goodbye
Runaway
Take Me Away
Stuck In Your Riddle
Paperback Writer (Beatles Cover)