The Wandering Hearts
Thursday 26th August
Tickets SOLD OUT | Doors 19:30
The Wandering Hearts shot to the forefront of the UK folk-Americana scene with their debut album ‘Wild Silence’ which propelled them upon a remarkable journey during which they played some of America’s most storied venues. After a personal invitation from the legendary Marty Stuart, they became the first band to make their US debut at Nashville’s iconic Ryman Auditorium and then play the Grand Ole Opry in the same week.
An early highlight came at the UK Americana Awards, where they won the Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award and performed with Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons and Imelda May. Two years on the road followed, with sold-out headline tours, support slots for Lukas Nelson, Justin Townes Earle and Larkin Poe, opening for Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks at London’s BST Hyde Park, and festival circuits across the UK and US.
The Wandering Hearts headed to the idyllic setting of Woodstock, NY at the start of 2020 to record their follow-up self-titled album with producers Simone Felice and David Baron, a location which freshly inspired the band to channel the roots of their sound.
Recent singles ‘On Our Way’, ‘Dolores’ and ‘Gold’ have seen the trio share an inspiring ray of optimism at the most challenging of times. It’s a trait that shines brightly throughout their new album (out 6 August 2021), with lyrics that speak of the powers of human connection, of always hoping for better times ahead, and of the unspoken battles that so many people face. Such messages need a sound to match, and The Wandering Hearts have again delivered. Their British take on Americana captures the energy of Jade Bird with the songcraft of Fleetwood Mac, while the trio’s vocal harmonies – lustrous, impassioned and rousing – are at the fore of the album.
Also on the album is the single ‘Dreams’, a song which Marty Stuart wrote with his wife, the country star Connie Smith, and gifted to The Wandering Hearts. The band joined Marty at the iconic Cash Cabin in Hendersonville to record the track.
Catch The Wandering Hearts on their In Harmony UK Tour across August and September 2021.