Hotel Fiction

Hotel Fiction is an indie rock band from Athens, Georgia comprised of Jade Long (vocals, keys), Jessica Thompson (vocals, lead guitar), Aaron Daugherty (lead guitar, synth), Aidan Hill (bass), and Gideon Johnston (drums). Their sound has often been described as genre-fluid, with indie, pop, folk, and rock influences.

Jade and Jessica began writing, performing, and playing together in January 2019 while students at UGA. In August of that year, Hotel Fiction released their debut single “Astronaut Kids” which received a warm welcome from the indie scene, and went on to amass over 2 million global streams. The band released their debut album Soft Focus in 2021, followed by their EP Enjoy Your Stay in 2022. In 2023, they were a primary feature artist on flipturn’s single “Halfway (Acoustic)”, which has accumulated nearly 1 million streams.

Their music has received recognition from EARMILK, Consequence of Sound, and Early Rising, and been placed on Spotify editorial lists New Noise, wanderlust, Fresh Finds, Acoustic Love, and Fresh Finds Rock: Best of 2022.

Hotel Fiction has spent the last 3 years heavily touring the US, both headlining and supporting artists like flipturn, Susto, Beach Fossils, Adam Melchor, WILLIS, and Sunroom. They played Sister Hazel’s Rock Boat in January 2024, alongside Young the Giant, The Struts, and more.

In 2024, the band will support The Brook & The Bluff on their headline tour. This summer, they will release their highly anticipated sophomore album, followed by a US headline tour.

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Hotel Fiction

Hotel Fiction is an indie rock band from Athens, Georgia comprised of Jade Long (vocals, keys), Jessica Thompson (vocals, lead guitar), Aaron Daugherty (lead guitar, synth), Aidan Hill (bass), and Gideon Johnston (drums). Their sound has often been described as genre-fluid, with indie, pop, folk, and rock influences.

Jade and Jessica began writing, performing, and playing together in January 2019 while students at UGA. In August of that year, Hotel Fiction released their debut single “Astronaut Kids” which received a warm welcome from the indie scene, and went on to amass over 2 million global streams. The band released their debut album Soft Focus in 2021, followed by their EP Enjoy Your Stay in 2022. In 2023, they were a primary feature artist on flipturn’s single “Halfway (Acoustic)”, which has accumulated nearly 1 million streams.

Their music has received recognition from EARMILK, Consequence of Sound, and Early Rising, and been placed on Spotify editorial lists New Noise, wanderlust, Fresh Finds, Acoustic Love, and Fresh Finds Rock: Best of 2022.

Hotel Fiction has spent the last 3 years heavily touring the US, both headlining and supporting artists like flipturn, Susto, Beach Fossils, Adam Melchor, WILLIS, and Sunroom. They played Sister Hazel’s Rock Boat in January 2024, alongside Young the Giant, The Struts, and more.

In 2024, the band will support The Brook & The Bluff on their headline tour. This summer, they will release their highly anticipated sophomore album, followed by a US headline tour.

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Hotel Fiction Press Pic 2
Hotel Fiction Press Pic 3