For ten years, Wayland’s strategy was to build a fanbase that nobody could take away from them. They toured the country 300 days per year for seven years, creating real relationships with Wayland Warriors one handshake and one live show at a time. Four songs made the top forty, two songs made the top twenty, they accumulated 7 million streams and debuted at #6 on the iTunes rock charts and every time they would hit a milestone they would be redirected by Cumulus, iHeart, Sirius XM, and even Capitol Records, to consider embracing their bluegrass upbringing and midwest roots and taking their act to the country format.
Wayland embraced their midwest and bluegrass roots and accepted the invitation into the community that country music is, and moved back to Nashville this time, full time, six months ago to write and record their debut in country music that they will be premiering live for the first time on May 24 at 6:30pm at The OG Basement. They’re bringing their new songs, the radio station that built them, and the Wayland Warriors- to celebrate this homecoming. Fans from all over the country are traveling to show their support for the debut into country music and Nashville music industry labels, agents, and DSP’s will be out showing their support. Ten years later and it still sounds like the same old Wayland…and that’s the best part.