The Lumineers are a folk rock band, based in Denver, Colorado. The two founding members and songwriters of
the Lumineers are Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites. Schultz and Fraites began writing and performing
together in New Jersey in 2005.
Ramsey, New Jersey,
Indie folk, folk rock, Americana
Beethoven, Guns N' Roses, Talking Heads, Bruce Springsteen
"cinematic music and anything strange and weird"
Wesley Keith Schultz - lead vocals, guitar, piano (2005-present)
Jeremiah Caleb Fraites - drums, percussion, backing vocals, mandolin (2005-present)
Neyla Pekarek - cello, backing vocals (2010-present)
Stelth Ulvang - piano, mandolin, accordion, guitar, backing vocals (2012-present)
Ben Wahamaki - bass (2012-present)
The Lumineers Quotes
We’re not reinventing the wheel or doing anything that different, the songs are super simple. The ideas themselves are very simple ideas. Anyone who can play an instrument can play a Lumineers song.
I think there’s a certain cinematic aspect of our music that I really like