Gareth Lewis is a UK singer, songwriter and musician from Swansea, Wales with a long career in the music industry.
A regular BBC Radio Wales A-List artist, Gareth has also been featured on Planet Rock Radio and has had a song featured on an advert for Porsche, starring Bill and Ted actors Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter.
Influenced by his love of blues, country, rock, acoustic and gospel music, his former alt-country/Americana band, Dukes of Hafod made it to 2014’s final and top 2% at the International
Songwriting Competition in Nashville. Coming second to the hit song ‘Riptide’ by Vance Joy. The band received acclaim across Wales, and were supported by BBC Wales Horizons to release their debut album ‘All Roads Lead Here.’
In 2021, Gareth released his solo debut EP ‘Start the Hurricane.’ The lead single ‘Vultures’ is still Gareth’s most streamed song and was playlisted on BBC Radio Wales, Planet Rock Radio, and
countless other radio stations worldwide.
Some of Gareth’s proudest achievements include writing and recording ‘The Time We Took On the World’ for the Welsh Homeless football team, which competed in the Homeless World Cup in Cuba. In 2020, Gareth recorded a song he’d co-written ‘Don’t Feel Like Love’ at broadcasting legend Bob Harris’s house for Steve Balsamo’s latest EP.
In 2021, a song he co-wrote called ‘Something New’ with songwriting team Delta Kills was used in an online advert by Porsche featuring Bill and Ted stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter.
As an original musician, Gareth has supported British rock band The Struts, and UK singer/songwriter John Adams. Alongside Steve Balsamo and Andy Collins of the Swansea band The
Storys, Gareth toured in The Netherlands, as well as all across the UK and internationally with various bands.