Wilderado, formerly known as 'Bird Dog', is an American indie folk band originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, and based in Los Angeles California. The band was first signed to Iamsound Records, but is now signed to Bright Antenna Records.
Wilderado's Max Rainer and Tyler Wimpee met through mutual friends in college and started writing songs together in their fifth year after most of their friends had left.
In 2016, the band released their first EP, Misty Shrub. On July 22, 2016, the band released their second EP titled Latigo which amassed over 18 million streams on Spotify. On the back of Latigo, Wilderado spent the next year touring with acts such as Band of Horses, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Lindsey Buckingham, and Judah & The Lion.
In 2018, Wilderado released their third EP titled Favors to warm critical and fan acclaim.
In July 2019, Wilderado dropped the single Surefire. The song was inspired by the poem “A Gradual Canticle for Augustine” by Tabitha King. Surefire was named one of the "5 Songs You Need to Hear Right Now" by Sirus XM's Spectrum.
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