The Weeping Willows//Greta Ziller play 2 sets from 8pm
The Weeping Willows
Andrew Wrigglesworth and Laura Coates are a couple of old souls, steeped in bluegrass tradition and draped in gothic Americana imagery. That kind of description might make them sound like some carefully contrived concept-act but there’s something truly different about The Weeping Willows: they really mean it.
Just like their old-timey forefathers, Laura and Andrew see themselves as simply contributors. They are cogs in the wheel; part of a long music tradition that emerged years before their own existence and will survive them by hook or by crook. The old songs they sing are plucked from the canon, the new ones they write are simply added to the book. The origin of each track is almost irrelevant, as all are performed with an authenticity and vibrancy befitting this most dignified and welcoming genre. A Weeping Willows performance, whether live on location or caught on tape will always delight.
The Weeping Willows on Soundcloud
Gretta Ziller is a woman of modern country music. She is not what you would expect from a country singer and is yet so much more, showing snippets of her diversity thought out her songwriting and performances. With vocals that range from sweet folk to gritty blues you could also describe her Alt. Country, or Roots or Americana. Gretta has an ever-growing list of musical accolades, including 2013 TSA/APRA New Songwriter of the Year, and with the highly successful release of her debut EP “Hell’s Half Acre” Gretta is finding a multitude of welcoming arms for her blend of modern country music.
Gretta Ziller on Facebook