credit: Lyza Renee

Wonder Women of Country

Mar 15, 2024

11:15pm – 12:00am CT

Continental Club

At the end of 2021, after serendipitously sharing bills separately several times, Kelly Willis approached Brennen Leigh and Melissa Carper about teaming up and playing together. Wanting more than your standard songwriter-in-the-round arrangement, the three learned each other's songs to create a more integrated, band approach. Those first few shows together were so much fun and so well-received that they decided to continue.

Wonder Women of Country have discovered that, together, their own individual superpowers come alive. With Leigh playing lead guitar and mandolin, Carper on upright bass, and Willis playing rhythm guitar, they support each other's distinctive original material with beautiful three-part harmonies.

Their forthcoming, six-song EP, Wonder Women of Country: Willis, Carper, Leigh, was recorded at Bismeaux on the Hill in Austin, TX in December of 2023. It features two songs by each artist, including a couple of Carper/Leigh co-writes, and one reimagined John Prine tune. Each track captures the magic these three create night after night on the road, leaving audiences begging for more. Wonder Women of Country are the super heroes we've all been waiting for.

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