Wideawake

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For the 19th-century community of this name, see Prestonville, Kentucky. For other uses, see Wide Awake (disambiguation).

Wideawake is an American alternative rock band from Austin, Texas. Their songs have been heard on One Tree Hill (TV series), Dawson's Creek and The Ring.[1] The band has shared the stage with bands and musicians including Switchfoot, Third Eye Blind, Vertical Horizon, Sister Hazel, Blue October, Sheryl Crow, Hootie and the Blowfish, Tears for Fears, and Gavin DeGraw.[2]

The band relocated from Seattle, Washington to Austin, Texas in 2002 and received the Incubator Award from the Austin Music Foundation in 2003.[1] The band dedicated all proceeds from sales of the song Maybe Tonight, Maybe Tomorrow to the Lance Armstrong Foundation on June 27, 2006.[3] Scott Leger, the band's lead singer and songwriter, was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition for the same song.[2] The band also headlined The Rush! Energy Rock Bus national music tour along with the Zac Brown Band in the summer of 2006.[4]

Members[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • "Incubator Award" for Best Rock Band – Austin Music Foundation (2003)[1]
  • Best Electric Guitar (Eddie Willis) – Austin Music Awards (2003)
  • Best Pop Band – Austin Music Awards (2003, 2004, 2005)
  • Best Rock Band – Austin Music Awards (2004)
  • Best Male Vocalist (Scott Leger) – Austin Music Awards (2003, 2004)
  • Best Songwriter (Scott Leger) – Austin Music Awards (2003, 2004)
  • Grand Prize Winner (Scott Leger, Maybe Tonight, Maybe Tomorrow) – International Songwriting Competition (2006)[2]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Montague, Joe (2006-07-27). "Wideawake Head South". Soul Shine Magazine. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  2. ^ a b c "International Songwriting Competition - Winners". International Songwriting Competition. 
  3. ^ "NEW CHARITY SINGLE BENEFITING THE LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION" (Press release). Lance Armstrong Foundation. 2006-06-27. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Rush! Energy Drink Launches The Rock Bus!". BevNET. 2006-07-14. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 

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