Waylon Speed

Waylon Speed

 Burlington, Vermont, USA
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While Waylon Speed is not influenced by mainstream music, they integrate each members individual influences to achieve a truly unique genre all of it’s own. They have won a New England Music Award for "Vermont's Best Band", and Seven Days newspaper's annual Daisy Award for "Best Americana Band"

"It’s heavy, fiery country rock, for those who like their punk rock with some twang in it — but also appreciate high quality, intelligent songwriting."

Biography

Waylon Speed was created by Noah Crowther, Reverend Chad Hammaker, Kelly Ravin and Justin Crowther after playing together at a local honky-tonk in Burlington, Vermont. Three days and one practice later, Waylon Speed was born. While Waylon Speed is not influenced by mainstream music, they integrate each members individual influences to achieve a truly unique genre all of it’s own. They have won a New England Music Award for "Vermont's Best Band", and Seven Days newspaper's annual Daisy Award for "Best Americana Band". They write, release and distribute their music independently. 

Named after the guitarist Rev. Chad Hammaker’s son, Waylon, the band has become a family owned and operated enterprise. Waylon Speed released their second full-length record Kin on April 29th, 2014, followed by a national tour. They have offered support for large-name outfits, and are slated for a tour supporting Lynyrd Skynyrd in November, 14'. 

Welcome to WS. 

“Waylon Speed is a cross between Metallica and the Lumineers.”
-Washington Post 

Discography

Valance 2012
The Boots EP 2011
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades 2011
Georgia Overdrive 2010
Waylon Speed self titled LP 2009
Live shows on Internet archive:
Waylon Speed Live w/ Little Feat, Higher Ground Ballroom 1/14/10
Waylon Speed Live on WRUV 90.1FM
Waylon Speed Live @ Momo's. Austin, TX 12/19/09
Radio airplay on the Radiator, 105.9 FM, Burlington.
Radio Airplay on Champ 101.3 FM Burlington,VT
Radio Play on Farm Fresh Radio 102.9 FM

Set List

Waylon Speed plays original music and holds the ability to adapt to any venue. Dinner parties, stadiums, club/hall venues, outdoor festivals, small bars to a punk rock show in a basement. Waylon speed will play to the room and keep the room.