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The Walkaways are a metropolitan DC-based band, making original music since 2006. The band is currently putting the finishing touches on their third full-length album, tentatively entitled "After the Fall" and scheduled for a 2016 release. This follows Fifty Left to Burn (2008) and Romance and Medicine (2012), the latter recorded and co-produced with Grammy-nominated producer John Jennings (Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls, The Rankin Family, Iris Dement).
From the beginning The Walkaways' sound has been called "alt-country" (Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Washingtonian Magazine), and that description still fits pretty well. Their songs draw even more broadly, however, from Americana, folk, roots, country, indie, and classic rock. Key influences include Ryan Adams, Son Volt, Wilco, Springsteen, Uncle Tupelo, Josh Ritter, The Band, and Old 97s.
You can hear The Walkaways play live at popular DC-area venues that support original music, such as IOTA, Gypsy Sallys, Sehkraft Brewery, Evening Star Cafe, and Port City Brewery, along with local festivals, charity events, and every now and then at venues in NYC like Arlene's Grocery and Rockwood Music Hall.
Villain and Saint,
8pm show opening for Round About
Georgetown Summer Concert Series,
Del Ray, VA
Number 9 Lounge - free show!
Port City Brewing,
No cover 7-9pm
No cover 5-9pm in the Beer Garden
No cover, 8pm up on the roof