“Australian alt. country at its near-finest.” – Rolling Stone.
The Weeping Willows – Laura Coates and Andrew Wrigglesworth – are a couple of old souls, steeped in Bluegrass tradition and draped in Gothic Americana imagery.
2015 – 2018 has seen The Weeping Willows nominated for 4 x CMAA Golden Guitar Awards and 4 x Country Music Channel (CMC) Awards.
Have performed at AMERICANAFEST (USA), Folk Alliance International (USA) and the Maverick Festival (UK) and supported Hayes Carll, Iris DeMent, Eilen Jewell, Kinky Friedman, Cory Branan, Kevin Welch, Tim Easton, Shane Nicholson and Bill Chambers.
Their sophomore album, Before Darkness Comes A-Callin’ (2016), received four-star reviews in Rolling Stone, The Australian and The Music.
AT AMERICANAFEST 2018 WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
Label, manager, booking agent and media coverage.
SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER
THE AUSSIE BBQ (The 5 Spot)