Artist info

Genre

Roots


band members

Kym Watling & Geoffrey Bates


Influences

Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, June Carter & Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris, Doc Watson, Minnie Pearl


Website

watlingbates.com

Bio

Watling & Bates ride the ridges of Australian country and American western, weaving uniquely Australian stories into their distinctive old time mountain style. Fiddle, banjo, and guitar kick up dust on a country road in full skirt, straw hat, and sturdy boots.

contact@watlingbates.com

Review

Review by Nkechi Anele Nkechi Anele

22 Feb 2019

Triple J
40

OMG could this get any better?!?!

I love Geoffrey's voice, I could listen to him until the end of time. Kym's BV's add a sense of gravitas, that is hallowing and her fiddle playing cuts like a knife.

OMG could this get any better?!?!

I love Geoffrey's voice, I could listen to him until the end of time. Kym's BV's add a sense of gravitas, that is hallowing and her fiddle playing cuts like a knife.