In late 2012, four schoolmates joined together to form something that would become much larger than the sum of its parts. Hailing from Athens, Georgia, Walden emerged as the city’s newest rock sound. The band quickly captured the college town’s attention, taking them from a debut performance at a Pizza Hut to a headline show at the historic Georgia Theatre just two years later.
Comprised of Richard Becker (vocals/guitar), Jamie de Lange (bass), Eric Hangartner (vocals/piano) and Andrew Mendel (drums) the quartet has remained just that ever since. While each share a dream of traveling the world creating music, they are drawn together by a common understanding of what’s truly sacred: the band.
6 years after its inception, Walden has burst onto the scene with many major festival appearances, including Bonnaroo, Sloss Music & Arts Festival, Shaky Knees, and Sweetwater 420 Fest, as well as directly supporting names including Moon Taxi, Twiddle, Ripe, and Family and Friends.