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The Walkaways Are:

  • Todd Daniel—lead vocals, guitar, mandolin
  • Mark Bower—keys, mandolin, accordion, guitar, vocals
  • John Cunningham— drums and percussion
  • Bobby Birdsong—pedal-steel guitar
  • Aaron Lowenberg—guitar and bass
  • Jackson Edwards—bass

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.

Upcoming Shows

  • th
    aug
    11

Evening Star,
Del Ray, VA
No cover, 8-10pm

  • th
    aug
    18

Epicure Cafe,
Fairfax, VA
No cover, 8pm up on the roof


  • fri
    sep
    09

Seven Corners Pub,
Fairfax, VA
No cover

  • wed
    sep
    28

Gypsy Sally's,
Washington, DC
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  • fri
    oct
    28

Westover Market,
Arlington, VA
No cover

  • fri
    nov
    18

Sehkraft Brewing,
Arlington, VA
No cover





News

  • 08.01.16
    We are in the final stages of mixing our third record, tentatively titled After the Fall, with Mark Williams of Sucker Punch studios. Many thanks to Mike Reina at The Brink for great work on the drum and vocal tracks.