The Feralings
  • Humming Machines
  • Maybe Maybelline
  • Perennials
  • I Shall Bring You Flowers (Sun God)
  • Lila
  • Weeds In The Wall
Ralph Waldo Emerson. Diesel. Morning glories. AM radio. These all influence Iowa acoustic roots trio The Feralings, as do the gently sloping landscapes of the Iowa countryside and the sound of tornado sirens squealing and the rumble of trucks on I-80. Their songwriting reflects parenthood, friendship, imperfection, magic, and a big love for storytelling, as well as the folk, bluegrass, jazz, alt-country, Americana, gospel, and roots that form each member’s musical DNA.

In October of 2018 The Feralings released their long-awaited debut EP, titled simply “The Feralings”. It was recorded over the course of several years, as the band navigated parenthood, life changes, and personal struggles, and it showcases the power and intimacy of the band’s enthralling live performances.

“beautiful song writing and stellar musicianship”

— Iowa City Music Scene

“Always a delight”

— Little Village

“a soaring take on bluegrass”

  • Members:
    Benj Upchurch, Nicole Upchurch, Patrick Bloom
  • Sounds Like:
    Mipso, Elephant Revival, Mandolin Orange, Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Influences:
    All of them.
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