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The WDVX Blue Plate Special – 11/5 – Andrew Wakefield / Dimestore Cowboys
November 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Dimestore Cowboys are modern day pioneers of a traditional country music revival. An americana/alternative country band from the heart of the Appalachian Mountains.
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 in early 2023.