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Genres: Rock / Pop

Location: Austin, TX

Stats: 55 fans / 2,990 plays / 45 plays today






Members: Scott Leger, Nate Navarro, Eddie Willis, Chris Heerlein, Matt Fletcher

If you live anywhere near Austin, Texas, chances are you know about WIDEAWAKE, an ambitious rock band who swept the 2005 Austin Music Awards winning BEST ROCK BAND, BEST POP BAND, and BEST SONGWRITER and MALE VOCALIST in the form of front man Scott Leger. One listen to NOT SO FAR AWAY (2005) reveals that these WIDEAWAKE guys know what it takes to make great pop records.....huge jangly guitars, solid rythyms, singable melodies, and huge measures of that "sensitive-guy factor"......these songs are smart and sensitive, but not in any sort of mopey or whiny sense...NO...these are anthemic rock songs with great hooks owing almost as much to Nirvana as to rootsier rockers Pete Yorn, Tom Petty, and The Counting Crows. Since forming in "The Live Music Capitol of the World" in 2002, WIDEAWAKE has shared the stage with Switchfoot, Gavin Degraw, Third Eye Blind and Sister Hazel, and has garnered the support of Austin's Premier Top 40 and Rock radio stations.....in January 2004 Sheryl Crow joined WIDEAWAKE onstage at Austin's Lucky Lounge where they performed her hit "If It Makes You Happy"....


  • Sandra Ritz said:
    Hey guys! I recently saw you at Riverbend, you were great! I would love to hire you to play my office party on Dec 10, 2010. Please call me asap 512-422-8083 Sep 13
  • katiebby241 said:
    i didn\'t know you played at stubs! how long have you been a band? Jul 31
  • Ixluvxmaydayxparade said:
    Hey i went to the Fellowship church last Wednesday and Eddie was there and I met him. Just to let you know i had alot of fun and i will probably start going to the one in Lago Dec 01
  • lanae said:
    Wideawake is AMAZING. I love the music and they are also the sweetest guys in person. I cant wait to see you all back in Lbk on the 6th at Blue Light! Nov 27
  • lanae said:
    You guys were great at blue light the other night! Cant wait to see you on dec. 6! -Dawn Nov 13
  • beautiful_mess said:
    So, i here you are playing at CLC in Austin..that\'s pretty cool. i went last year...but, i dont get to go this year...soo, yeaaah... Jun 18
  • Ila said:
    wide awake is my feel good music and broken is my favorite ringtone. you guys are awesome. hope to see a seattle tour date soon! Jun 18
  • Jaydogg said:
    Great stuff Guys ! Come up to Canada sometime soon Feb 22

Not So Far Away

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Not So Far Away

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