Brad Butcher & The Weeping Willows
19 Apr 2022 - Capitol Theatre
Presented by The Weeping Willows
SPECIAL double album launch - NOT TO BE MISSED!
Join Golden Guitar winners, Brad Butcher and The Weeping Willows for a very special Double Album Launch show at Capitol Theatre to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Tamworth Country Music Festival!
Brad Butcher is set to release his 5th studio album in 2022 so you will not want to miss this TCMF 2022 show! The two-time Golden Guitar Award winner (New Talent & Alt Country Album of the Year ~ Travelling Salesman) and a 2018 Q Music Award Winner for Best Country Song (Well Dressed Man) has released 4 studio albums to date and has earned fans and critical acclaim locally and internationally. Butcher is an independent artist carving a career and unique delivery of song that has taken him to Nashville’s iconic Americana Festival, Canada’s NXNE Festival and touring alongside some of today’s biggest names in Australian music. Do not miss your chance to hear one of Australia’s finest singers and songwriters.
Having toured together extensively in 2017, Brad and The Willows are excited to team up again to share songs, stories and a whole lot of laughs.
2021 CMAA Golden Guitar award winners, The Weeping Willows (Laura Coates and Andrew Wrigglesworth) are a couple of old souls, steeped in Bluegrass tradition and draped in Gothic Americana imagery. 2016-2021 has seen The Weeping Willows nominated for 8 x CMAA Golden Guitar awards, 4 x Country Music Channel (CMC) awards, Live Act of the Year (Country) in the National Live Music Awards (NLMAs), performing at AmericanaFest (USA), Folk Alliance International (USA), Maverick Festival (UK), Groundwater Country Music Festival, Gympie Music Muster, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival, Out On The Weekend and the Australian Americana Music Honours. In recent years they have supported Lukas Nelson & POTR (USA), Hayes Carll (USA), Iris DeMent (USA), Eilen Jewell (USA) and Willie Watson (USA) and completed national and international tours in support of their sophomore album, Before Darkness Comes A-Callin’, which received four-star reviews in Rolling Stone, The Australian and The Music. A Weeping Willows performance, whether live on location or caught on tape will always delight.
Brad Butcher and The Weeping Willows will be joined by some very special friends and guests, so come along and enjoy this wonderful show in the comfort of the Capitol Theatre.