The Willows


It was the three-in-one song 'Gog Magog' which showed how much passion this group have for their music, and which set the audience up for a wrap-up rendition of 'The Goodnight Loving Trail' that earned a well-deserved standing ovation.

- Ace Space, Newbury, June 2017 - Daniel Danielli

"The Willows played a late set - 9.45pm - on Saturday at the Kings Place festival this weekend that worked like coffee. Jade Rhiannon is their beautiful lead singer, with a highly distinctive and beguiling voice; there is a charming and eccentric guitarist, Ben Savage, who bears more than a passing resemblance to Rupert Grint; they have a fabulously musical brother and sister banjo and fiddle combo in Cliff and Prue Ward; and an absorbing and upbeat collection of songs that wraps you in a blanket of sonic joy: their four or five part harmony (the drummer, Evan Carson didn't seem to have a mic though I could be wrong) was transcendent. They're the real deal.

Emma Hartley's Glamour Cave

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