Whiskey Wolves of the West

Whiskey Wolves of the West

Whiskey Wolves of the West(Leroy Powell & Tim Jones) performed their Debut show at Stagecoach Music Fest in April of 2016 to critical acclaim from the LA Times.  Their first release “Country Roots” was heralded by Rolling Stone as one of the Top Ten Country Eps of 2018.

 

Leroy Powell is a top session guitar and pedal steel player for Dave Cobb and many other producer’s projects including Sturgill Simpson, Wheeler Walker Jr., Anderson East, Shooter Jennings, Cody Jinks, Chris Isaak, Lee Ann Womack, Barry Gibb and the Oak Ridge Boys. He also co-wrote and produced Whiskey Myers first album and helmed the Wolves “Country Roots” and the 19 singles being released for #whiskeywolfwednesday in 2019.

 

Tim Jones is a powerhouse vocalist who has contributed to dozens of records including collaborations with Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket and co-produced his project Truth & Salvage Co. as well as written songs for Shelly Fairchild, Jaime McLean, Tony Lucca, Emily West and Nicki Bluhm.

 

The Wolves have played boutique music festivals like Long Creek, Wildwood Revival, and the inaugural Holler on the Hill and are featured heavily during Americanafest being named Best Backing Band by Rolling Stone Country at the 2018 Festival.

 

Rolling Stone Accolades

“Top 10 Artists to Watch” March 2018

“Best Country Songs to listen to now” April 2018- “#1 (The Ballad of Dallas Davidson)

“Best Backing Band” AmericanaFest 2018

“Top 10 Country Eps of 2018″

“Best Country Songs to listen to now” April 2019 – “Just One of Those Things”

 

Spotify Playlists

Fresh Folk

Yeti Summer

Americanafest

 

“the Whiskey Wolves forge a compelling gumbo that sounded an appropriately expansive opening for the 10th anniversary edition of California’s country music festival. (Stagecoach 2016)” -Randy Lewis, LA Times

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