Members of the group — Lee Anderson, Alex Bingham, Wilson Greene IV and Evan Ringel — are kick-starting their music career with their first headliner performance at Local 506 Saturday.
Brothers Lee and Will Anderson founded Look Homeward in 2011.
A 2012 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate, Lee Anderson said he began his musical career during his time at Appalachian State University before he transferred to UNC-CH. Living in a secluded cabin on the outskirts of Boone, he began to write music and play the guitar more frequently.
“When I came to Carolina, I didn’t really know what was going to happen,” Lee Anderson said.
Following his friend’s advice to perform in the Pit, he decided to pursue his interest in songwriting and singing publicly, gaining confidence and praise from fellow students.
It wasn’t until 2012 that Look Homeward caught a big break due to a surprise from Will Anderson, who gave his brother the ultimate Christmas gift — the opportunity to record their music.
In just a few days, the brothers had recorded their five-song EP, titled “The Hunger and the Ghost”, in a low-budget recording session.
The brothers looked to UNC-Greensboro’s music program for a bass player, and after a series of auditions, found Virginia native and UNC-G senior Alex Bingham to be the perfect fit.