Presented by Chicken Ranch Records

The Waymores

Mar 17, 2023

10:00pm – 10:40pm CT


"The husband and wife Atlanta-based duo Willie Heath Neal and Kira Annalise bring to mind a rebooted incarnation of Conway and Loretta, Porter and Dolly, and Johnny and June... sharing instead songs flush with aptitude and appeal... It’s an unapologetic approach that Waylon, Willie, and Johnny helped pioneer early on and would likely approve of even now." – AMERICAN SONGWRITER

“Neal, Annalise and company just kick it into gear, get to the ever-loving point, and then ready themselves for the next song. Honky-tonk Americana, sure, but to these ears, it’s like The Waymores, across The Stone Sessions, are the honky-tonk Ramones or something.” A- grade – THE VINYL DISTRICT

“On…The Stone Sessions, the duo amp up their rootsy approach with nods to fellow traditionalists Johnny Cash, June Carter, John Prine and Iris DeMent…heartfelt ‘honky-tonk Americana’ music.” – ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

“While 21st-century Nashville pays lip service to this timeless sound, the Waymores keep it alive.” – VINTAGE GUITAR

“Right away, this appealing husband and wife team impress us with a twangy sound that’s the definition of classic country honkytonk. Prominent in every song are the duo’s voice

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Atlanta, GA
Honky Tonk