The band is passionate about representing Youngstown as a place where the music scene is thriving. Their name pays homage to Youngstown’s daily newspaper, The Vindicator. Brad Savage, program director of The Summit 91.3 FM, explains, “To me, they really personify Youngstown and northeast Ohio. They’ve got depth and substance and are instantly likable. Their songs get stuck in your head after one listen.” In 2019, the band performed at various festivals including LaureLive, Winnetka Music Festival and Summerfest where the band won the first day of the Emerging Artist Series selected by voters on Twitter.
In 2019 the Vindys were prominently featured as part of the Pittsburgh Pirates and AT&T SportsNet “Friday Night Rocks” campaign The experience has exposed the band to countless fans and have seen their Tri-State area fanbase grow tremendously.