Jordan Foley is a singer-songwriter based in Orlando, FL. His music is best described by Creative Loafing Tampa Bay as “a special brand of Americana for admirers of bands like American Aquarium, Lucero and Ryan Bingham.”
Jordan released his debut album, Give to Get a Day, on all music streaming services in April 2018. Give to Get a Day is a seven-track album that has gained momentum through Jordan’s first two single releases, “See You Letter” (over 2,900 streams), “Clouds” (over 1,500 streams) and the title track "Give to Get a Day" (over 1,100 streams).
In 2019, Jordan formed his own band called Jordan Foley & The Wheelhouse, and they have been taking Florida by storm. This July, they hit the road for a tour throughout the major Florida cities, opening for the likes of Jacksonville native Josh Card at 1904 Music Hall in Jacksonville and headlining shows in Orlando, Gainesville and St. Petersburg. In August, the band also opened for Austin Lucas & The Bold Party in both Orlando and Tampa.
Jordan has been nominated for Orlando Weekly's Best Singer-songwriter 2017 and 2019 and Best Folk Act 2018-19. Orlando Weekly's Bao Le-Huu describes Jordan as "a sound and voice that’s effectively situated between a little twang and a lot of soul. He doesn’t try too hard because he doesn’t need to. Confident in the pocket and the natural power of his expression, Foley’s probably one of the more finished and articulated young examples to emerge in the local Americana scene lately." On Jordan Foley & The Wheelhouse, Le-Huu says "seeing [his voice] flanked and given full wing by a five-piece ensemble is a splendor. Together, they make for a country-rock outfit that's lush, articulated and muscular."
Jordan Foley & The Wheelhouse has a big sound with an amazing group of band members: Tyler Hood, Kevin Greene, Cris Faustmann and Elizabeth Ward. In March 2019, Jordan Foley & The Wheelhouse had been named Orlando Weekly’s Band of the Week in March 2019 and also took third place for Best Folk Act in Orlando Weekly's Best of Orlando 2019. They are open for business and would love to come play in your town!
Jordan Foley & The Wheelhouse (from left: Tyler Hood, Kevin Greene, Jordan Foley, Cris Faustmann, Elizabeth Ward)
Photo by Mike Dunn
Shared a bill with the following:
BJ Barham of American Aquarium
Thomas Wynn & The Believers
Jordan hosts a songwriter showcase at The Imperial at Washburn Imports in Orlando, FL, called Songwriters On The Rise, where every other Thursday night, he invites an up-and-coming local singer-songwriter to join his set and sing their original songs in the round.
Jordan also hosts a bi-monthly show at Will's Pub in Orlando called DUETS with the esteemed and very talented folk singer-songwriter Terri Binion. They curate a show where a singer-songwriter has the chance to perform their songs with another artist/musician with whom they've always wanted to collaborate.