Electronic Press Kit
Westerly is an indie-folk, rock band formed around the songs of singer and guitarist Sterling Spence. The five-piece ensemble has released 3 EPs and 3 full-length albums as well as performing extensively and touring throughout California. Their music has been featured on KPFA's Hear and Now, KXSF's Hangover Sessions, and KALW's the Next Big Thing.
Indie-Folk, Roots Rock
San Francisco Bay Area
Echo Park, Los Angeles
Sterling Spence: vocals/guitar
Jeffrey Peck: bass
Scott Wilson: lead guitar
Mike Bond: drums
Lou Veramessa: vocals/keys
Dawes, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Alabama Shakes
"We have been sonically graced with the new EP from the Americana/Folk Group Westerly. We present to you [their] 3 song masterpiece of 'Rags and Ribbons.'"
"With the guitar and vocals of Sterling Spence you'll be soothingly enveloped into the movie that he creates with his lyrics." - Euphonixx
"L.A.-by-way-of-Berkeley sextet Westerly have pulled their wagon southward recently and landed in a good spot with their fresh-faced brand of countrified indie rock." - Buzzbands.LA
"Heartfelt songs that feel undeniably organic and human"
Selected Past Performances
Brick and Mortar - San Francisco, CA
Amnesia (Headliner) - San Francisco, CA
Deco Lounge (Residency) - Napa, CA
Silverlake Lounge - Los Angeles, CA
Stork Club (Headliner) - Oakland, CA
The Merrow - San Diego, CA
Hear and Now - KPFA 94.1 FM, Berkeley
Hangover Sessions - KXSF 102.5 FM, San Francisco