Feisty female duo with sweet and husky voices harmonise distinctively in their stirring songs on living, loving and losing. Influenced by the likes of Joni, Janis and Emmylou, they write stories in the folk tradition and play them with a rock passion and country twang.
Waiting For Wednesday have played hundreds of gigs across their native West Yorkshire and further in their five years together; captivating crowds all the way to the bars of Ireland including the famous Matt Molloy’s. Having already shared stages with the acclaimed likes of Dancing Years, JP Cooper, Mozaik and the Lost Brothers; they continue to receive support for their self-released records ‘Girls Don’t Play Guitar’ and ‘When We Were Seventeen’.
“These best friends channel soul music through spiky yet beautiful country songs. Soul music in the sense that this music connects directly to your emotions taking you by surprise – tears spring to your eyes and you can only work out why later. Thank god for girls with guitars.” Ant Cotton, Wharfedale Observer – Live Review.
“Innovative duo, who fuses folk and rock, are getting noticed all over the country thanks to their combination of harmonies and rasping voices” Jim Greenhalf, Bradford Telegraph & Argus – “The Guide”.
“hard working and critically acclaimed Bradford-born duo with frequent radio plays and over 200 gigs last year alone” Bradford Review, Issue One March 2015
“Goosebump inducing harmonies and soaring vocals” All Done for 9 Sessions, Korks Otley
“Feisty ladies with beautiful harmonies, they may have very different voices but their shared passion, strength and joy shines through each song. They are writing excellent songs together, stories of love, breakups, good times and strong women!” Michelle Dalgety, Yorkshire Music Collective
“Think Emmylou and Janis on stage together! Yes that good!” Steve Chapman Smith
“The hardest working local duo returns” Saltaire Festival 2014 Programme