Wookalily are quirky, in a good way. Folk-gothic troubadour tales, new-time mountain music, glorious melodic hooks and a drum kit which guarantees purists cover their ears. Five women (Adele, Sharon, Lyndsay, Lou and Clair): too girly to be a beat group, too funky to be a folk group, too good to miss.
The band has a pedigree. Their song Diamonds And Gold gained them a showcase at the prestigious IBMA WOB Festival, Nashville 2012. They recorded for Country Music Hall-Of-Famer Dixie Hall’s Pickin’ Like A Girl compilation in 2013 – the only non-American band to do so. In 2016 they were scouted by Warner Bros Wall to Wall Productions for a BBC4 documentary featuring Midge Ure and Rhod Gilbert. They've opened for Martha
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