Valencia is an Alternative Pop-Punk band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Valencia met by playing local shows together around the tri-state area in separate bands. George and JD grew up together; attending elementary school, high school, and their first year of college. They joined a band in 2001 called The Capgun Heroes with Brendan and former member Sean Mundy. Shane sang in the band Attracted to Miss and Max played drums in The Emphasis. In 2004 the group decided to come together and form what is known today as Valencia. The name comes from Valencia, Spain because it is known for its progress and evolution; Valencia felt the same way about their music at the time of formation, so they decided the name was a good fit. In 2005 Valencia signed to I Surrender Records and released their first album, This Could Be A Possibility, in October 2005, which was re-released in September 2006. Valencia has stated at concerts that they plan to release another album in the spring or summer of next year.