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Those Willows Kick Off Summer Tour at the Doug Fir Lounge!
Those Willows have established themselves as mainstays in the thriving Portland folk scene. Hints of bluegrass, rock, & folk are concocted together to make Those Willows a fresh new taste on a classical sound - The Bridgetown Sound, Portland, OR
Those Willows are Portland, Oregon-based and Detroit, Michigan-bred duo, Jack Wells and Mel Tarter. The vocally driven pair combined forces in 2007 to create a sound of their own. The pair’s songs have been heard on television shows in the United States and Europe, including: The UK’s “Skins,” “Lying Games” (ABC Family), and reality shows on MTV, VH-1 and Bravo. The band has performed across Michigan at festivals such as Detroit’s Motown Winter Blast and Royal Oak’s Arts, Beats and Eats as well as Portland, Oregon venues like The Doug Fir and Mississippi Studios. The West Coast duo has also created a buzz as Deli Magazine's August 2013 Artist of the Month not only for Portland, but in the national edition as well.
"When Those Willows start dancing in your speakers for the first time, you may have a twinge of nostalgia and warm recalling of something you can't quite put your finger on. Perhaps it is the perfect harmonies that Wells and Tarter slide in and out of so effortlessly you think of the great harmonic groups from years gone by, and I mean Simon and Garfunkel great." -Joy Pearson – The Deli Magazine
"Imagine Simon and Garfunkel, Fleet Foxes, Mamas and the Papas and She and Him altogether for an outstanding example of today’s best folk." –Beatpick, a Global Music Licensing Company
Those Willows will be on tour from this June 8th - June 22nd throughout California and are available and welcome the opportunity for phone interviews or live radio broadcasts while on tour. Please contact Mel Tarter to set up a time that is convenient at (586) 243-6610.
Free Downloads: http://thosewillows.bandcamp.com/
Video: Those Willows - Maps on the Table https://www.youtube.com/