Andrew Wakefield is a prolific guitarist, songwriter, and singer based in Asheville, NC with an eclectic catalogue of compositions ranging from guitar-driven bluegrass to folk, old-time, newgrass, rock, americana, and more. He is a contributing member of The Well Drinkers and former member of Supper Break and Cynefin.
Career highlights include performing at Merlefest, performing with Molly Tuttle and Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, members of Billy Strings, Town Mountain, Fireside Collective, Jim Lauderdale, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, George Clinton, Jeff Sipe among others, and playing lead electric guitar in Ween drummer Claude Coleman's outfit, Amandla.
With renewed focus on the solo project, a bluegrass-themed sophomore album is in the works and set for release by end of 2022.
Listen to Andrew talk songwriting, creative process and influences on the Big Sound Small Town podcast here: