Thomas Wynn & The Believers
Thomas Wynn & The Believers….“Southern Soul Rock Muscle” - The Orlando Sentinel.
TW&TB personifies rugged, yet uplifting spirited rock, sprinkled with southern soul R&B. Tunes brutally honest & heartfelt, the themes go beyond years of drugs, heartbreaks & hypocrisy to deliver a message of hope. "For once, you have a Florida band that is truly Florida, with a touch of Molly Hatchett, The Band, Neil Young, and The Black Crowes." Reax Magazine
A combination of blistering rock and southern soul, this fiery ensemble has been playing the Orlando, Florida original music circuit for the last three-plus years and has quickly garnered local celebrity status. Thomas’ spirit-moving vocals are uniquely supported by sister Olivia Wynn’s engaging and captivating voice and presence. Olivia (24) and Thomas (27) stand side by side on stage. Her strong vocal harmonies and wide-eyed response makes the perfect companion to his yearning banshee cries.
Known for their powerful LIVE performances, TWTB has delighted many festival audiences -- Magnolia Fest, Bear Creek, Orlando Calling, Blackwater Music Festival, BamaJam, Tropical Heatwave, Antiwarpt, Pojo Music Fest, FMFs -- as well as shared the stage with national acts Gov't Mule, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Drivin' N' Cryin', Leon Russell, Drive-By Truckers, Blackberry Smoke, Donna The Buffalo, Leftover Salmon, JJ Grey & Mofro, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Honey Island Swamp Band, Cross Canadian Ragweed, The Lee Boys, Charlie Daniels, The Northern Lights, just to name a few...
In 2011, Thomas Wynn and the Believers sold over 5,000 hard tickets, and the band’s independent debut release sold over 2,000 albums. 2012 finds the band expanding their touring horizons nationally in support of their sophomore album release, Brothers and Sisters, which was release January 24, 2012.
TWTB are gratefully sponsored by Gibson, D'Addario, and Drilley's Shoes . . .
“Soulful, gritty tunes, some as sweet as honeysuckle and others ferociously jagged ...reminiscent of Levon Helm, Neil Young and the Allman Brothers, but they still boldly radiate a sound and southern charm all their own.” Metromix Orlando
These guys are on the leading edge of creating a new southern rock scene. The sum of the parts is the strongest live show in the region. Powerful melodies and hooks, grinding jams with soaring guitars and tight drum work, and a front man that can carries the audience to new heights. “You have to book them… I was astounded.” WMNF 88.5, Tampa, Fl.
"No surprise they keep risin' to the top. Experiencing them will lift your spirit and soul!” WESH-2 Best Band
“Truly excellent originals as well as covers by the Band sung mightily and raised the hair on my neck. Papers seem to think they are Rock, but I think they are just real good and somehow got tuned into that Delaney, Bonnie, Leon/Shelter People era and following the path where it left off ”
-Voted Best Orlando Rock Band three years running -> 2009, 2010 & 2011 - Orlando Weekly Readers' Poll
-Voted Best Live Band - OMNi Award 2012
-Singled out as a Top Five Band to Watch in 2010 - Tampa Tribune
-National Finalist in Hard Rock's 2010 "London Calling" Battle of the Bands
-Regional press favorite - featured coverage from Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Weekly, Orlando NBC TV affiliate WESH-2, Tampa Tribune, WMNF Tampa, Reax Music, Metromix, Axis Magazine, and Swampland:Gritz,