The Wildmans—feat. ’19 Steve Martin Prize-winner Victor Furtado—release debut single
January 3, 2020
January 3, 2019 | Travianna Records is pleased to bring fans the much-anticipated new single from The Wildmans. “Rock of Ages” (STREAM/BUY) is a cover of the beautifully haunting song written by Gillian Welch and David Rawlings that was originally released in 1998. This is the band’s first single from their upcoming self-titled project that will be released later this spring.
“Rock of Ages” features the talents of Aila Wildman (fiddle and lead vocal), Eli Wildman (mando and harmony vocal), Sean Newman (bass and harmony vocal), Nick Faulk (percussion), and Victor Furtado (banjo) – winner of the 2019 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo & Bluegrass. CLICK HERE to read more about Furtado’s Steve Martin award win at SyntaxCreative.com.
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About The Wildmans | Featuring the skilled and award-winning talents of Eli and Aila Wildman (multiple blue-ribbon winners at major bluegrass festivals since 2017) and Victor Furtado—winner of the 2019 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo (among other accolades)—this new quartet (also featuring Sean Newman on bass) is primed for a breakthrough in 2020. The group has appeared on stages large and small, performing in festivals such as Red Wing Roots, Chantilly Farm’s Bluegrass and BBQ festival, Grey Fox Bluegrass, Floyd Fest, and The Steep Canyon Rangers’ Mountain Song Festival. They also regularly represent young talent along the Crooked Road in regional fiddler’s conventions. Having shared the stage with talents such as Bela Fleck, The Steep Canyon Rangers, The Steel Wheels, Danny Knicely, Sammy Shelor, Sierra Hull, Billy Strings, and more, the Mountain Fever Records artists are making their way in the American stringband scene.
About Travianna Records | Travianna Records is the Americana/Roots imprint of top-notch bluegrass label Mountain Fever Records and the Mountain Fever Music Group. Travianna’s motto is “Music. No Boundaries.” leaving artists free to explore their individual expression and style.