Westside (2018 TV series)

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Written byKeith Harrison
Directed byJames Carroll
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • James Carroll
  • Lewis Wilcox
Running time46–58 minutes
Production companies
Original release
ReleaseNovember 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)

Westside is an American music reality television show on Netflix.[1] The eight-episode first season[2] was released on November 9, 2018.[3] The series follows the journey of nine musicians[4] exploring the music industry, trying to break through and become stars.[5] As the cast members work to improve their notability, they work with producers and agents to create original music videos[6] and prepare for a nightclub performance in Los Angeles.[7]


  • Alexandra Kay[8]
  • Taz Zavala
  • Caitlin Ary
  • James Byous
  • Arika Gluck
  • Keith Harrison
  • Austin Kolbe[9]
  • Sean Patrick Murray[10]
  • Pia Toscano
  • Leo Gallo


No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Ensemble"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
2"Survival"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
3"Structure"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
4"Process"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
5"Pressure"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
6"Critique"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
7"Support"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
8"The End of the Beginning"November 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)


A soundtrack for the series was released in 2018 by Warner Bros. Records. The soundtrack contains group performances and solos songs.[11][12]

1."We Are The Ones"3:45
2."Be-You-Tiful (feat. Arika Gluck)"3:48
3."Vibe (feat. Taz Zavala, Leo Gallo & Arika Gluck)"4:00
4."2 Grams (feat. James Byous)"3:15
5."Sure as Hell Hope (feat. Caitlin Ary & Alexandra Kay)"3:22
6."All I Wanna Be (feat. Sean Patrick Murray)"3:54
7."Can't Find the Words (feat. Caitlin Ary)"3:05
8."Back at the Bottom (feat. Taz Zavala)"3:31
9."Lights of the City"3:51
10."Everybody Loves the Winner (feat. Austin Kolbe)"3:19
11."Candle in a Hurricane (feat. Pia Toscano)"4:16
12."Future Is in My Hands (feat. Leo Gallo)"3:04
13."Champagne High (feat. Alexandra Kay, Taz Zavala & Pia Toscano)"4:24
14."Feed That Flame (feat. James Byous & Caitlin Ary)"3:28
15."Beauty & the Struggle (feat. Taz Zavala & Arika Gluck)"3:22
16."You Think You Know Someone (feat. Alexandra Kay)"3:24
17."For the Love (feat. Leo Gallo & Pia Toscano)"3:21
18."Believe in Dreams (feat. Pia Toscano)"3:29
19."Love in Action"3:32
20."Westside Finale"7:12


  1. ^ VanArendonk, Kathryn (November 9, 2018). "Netflix's Westside Is an Instagram Ad Made Flesh". www.vulture.com. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (2018-06-12). "Netflix Sets Three New Unscripted Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  3. ^ Herman, James Patrick (2018-10-30). "Netflix's 'Westside' Flips the Script on Music Reality". Variety. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  4. ^ "9 Aspiring Musicians Chase Their Dreams in Netflix's New Unscripted Series, 'Westside'". Distractify. 8 November 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  5. ^ Maple, Taylor (9 November 2018). "How 'Westside' Breaks The Mold Of Every Other Music Reality Show". Bustle. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  6. ^ "Meet The 9 Super Talented Cast Members Of Westside, Netflix's New Reality Show". www.refinery29.com. 17 October 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  7. ^ Perrone, Kristen (8 November 2018). "Netflix's 'Westside' Cast Wants You To Know They've "Just Gotten Started" – EXCLUSIVE". Elite Daily. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  8. ^ Paige, DeAsia (2021-12-11). "This Waterloo native went viral performing a Dolly Parton song. Now, she's a country star". Belleville News-Democrat. Retrieved 2022-03-02.
  9. ^ "'Westside' Singer Austin Kolbe Has No Regrets - and Plenty of Secrets - About Netflix Reality Show (Exclusive)". Toofab. 2018-12-10. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  10. ^ Sorren, Martha (2018-11-08). "Why This 'Westside' Star Will Be 'Glee' Fans' New Fave". Bustle. Retrieved 2022-03-02.
  11. ^ BWW News Desk. "Warner Bros. Records to Release the Soundtrack of New Netflix Original Series WESTSIDE". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2019-03-24.
  12. ^ Westside: The Music (Music from the Original Series) by Westside Cast, 9 November 2018, retrieved 2019-03-24

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