"Southern Rock Muscle
~ Soulful Rock n' Blues."
Thomas Wynn and The Believers is a 6-piece sibling-led fiery ensemble dubbed by Soundboard as "Southern Rock Muscle/Soulful Rock n' Blues." If you like Tom Petty, The Band, The Black Crowes, Redding, CCR, and a little Pink Floyd, you'll love this band.
Gibson-sponsored from Orlando, Florida, TW&TB crosses generations with just really really good music. For the sixth year in a row, The Believers again were voted Orlando Weekly's 2014 Best of Orlando #1 Rock Band (AND #1 Country Band plus superior singer-songwriter accolades for the band's namesake TW).
Georgia Music Hall Of Famer Alan Walden says, "One of the newest, brightest, tightest, smoothest, most energetic bands to ever come through." Wynn and sister Olivia's spirit-moving vocals and blood harmonies the press calls their "secret weapon," plus the emotional delivery backed by an explosive tight band, they've crafted a new vein of rock -- gritty, yet pure uplifting Soul Rock, a mixture of the classics, R&B and gospel -- creating a sound that has an identity of its own. Reax Music Magazine states “The sum of the parts is one of the strongest live shows in the state, the music stately and sweeping, with powerful melodies and hooks, grinding jams with soaring guitars and tight drum work, and a frontman that can carry “the weight.” Best New Bands writes "they embody everything authentic and raw." Working on their third album slated for a late 2014 release, the band is featured at multiple festivals, as well as also touring this summer with JJ Grey & Mofro, The Revivalists, and The Black Cadillacs.
". . . absolutely righteous, pro quality Southern rock/blues/soul music laid down by TW and the Believers, one of the best new bands I’ve heard in quite some time. Or as Briar Patch co-organizer Bo Henry called them: 'Maybe the best band we’ve ever had on that stage.'” Carlton Fletcher and Brad McEwen - Albany Herald
"This band delivers a little bit of everything from feel-good rock to tear jerking ballads, face melting jams, dark heavy riffing, thought provoking Lyrics, Bad ass classic covers & an amazing vocal package. Make sure you catch them on their way to legendary!" Sunshine Daydream Memorial Park
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“Bragg Jam Must See: "I do always pick one band, that I have to see, no matter what. Like even if Jesus returned, I'd still try to make sure I wasn't raptured until I could get to see a couple of songs from this one band. This year, that band Is Thomas Wynn and the Believers. He's the son of original Cowboy drummer Tom Wynn, and that whole Capricorn connection is great and all, but this fellow has some serious rock muscle. Do not miss him. In fact, if you see him, throw yourself upon him because this is one of those bands that Bragg Jam may only be able to afford this year. -- 11thHourOnline” - 11th Hour Online
“Sounding like an even more soulful and sincere Black Crowes, this outfit easily ranks as one of Florida's finest, plying audiences with a heady brew of rock, country, gospel and Southern soul. They'll leave you wide-eyed and sanctified.” - Skipper's Smokehouse & Talent Agency
“For once, you have a Florida band that is Florida. They look Florida; they sound Florida, with a touch of Molly Hatchett sprinkled on The Band, Neil Young, and The Black Crowes. Not hipster transplant Florida, but Florida Florida. ” - John Prinzo, Reax Music Magazine
". . . outstanding Orlando alt-country outfit alternates between quiet folk and barn-burning rockers such as the kiss-off "You Can't Hurt Me" which throws some blazing Crazy Horse grunge into the mix. At the core of the band's success is Wynn's gold-dust voice." - Wade Tatangelo, Creative Loafing
“one of the most exciting new bands in Florida! folks stood, jaws dropped...shook their heads and said "damn." can't remember last time I was this impressed by a band I knew nothing about. Don't pigeon hole as alt-country! as much soul & blues in their sound as twang. Ultra professional”
- Bev Cranshaw/Randy Wynne wmnf 88.5 fm
“ever-astounding Floridian powerhouse of soulful, gutsy, talented southern rock, the gritty power of Thomas' songwriting is matched only by the authenticity of Olivia's tones & the powerful presence of the band. no surprise they keep risin' to the top. experiencing them will lift your spirit and soul!”
- Ben Phillipps, fan, WESH-2 Best Band
“Orlando, Fla already knows the best kept secret in Southern music. As for the rest of the world, if this new CD (The Reason) is an indicator, they will all know soon enough. Thomas Wynn & The Believers have been blowing away audiences all around w/a unique sound that is as original as it is radio ready”
“allow me to introduce you to a local talent that actually deserves the attention they’ve been getting - Their heady brew of rock, country, gospel & Southern soul is one of the most thoroughly indigenous sounds coming out of Fla...and hell if that song “Hold On” don’t scratch the spot just right.”
- Bao Le-Huu, Orlando Weekly
“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 ”
- TweedBlues Magazine
"better every time! Wynn plenty comfortable as demonstrative frontman, accentuating hard-charging hybrid of Southern rock & gospel with magnetic stage presence makes us Believers! channels old-school Memphis R&B and rock, allowing Wynn to let his gritty tenor be carried away by emotion. really love this band.”