Bio

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 bands Supper Break and The Well Drinkers, and a former member of the bands Cynefin and Amandla.

Career highlights include performing at Merlefest, performing with Molly Tuttle, Ketch Secor and Mason via of Old Crow Medicine Show, members of Billy Strings, Town Mountain, Fireside Collective, Jim Lauderdale, Larry Keel, Parliament Funkadelic, Jeff Sipe among others, and playing lead electric guitar in Ween drummer Claude Coleman's outfit, Amandla.

With a renewed focus towards his solo project, a bluegrass-themed Andrew Wakefield 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: