“One of the most striking things about seeing Lenker perform is his relationship with his guitar. He doesn't just play it, he becomes it -- or, maybe, it becomes a part of him.” - No Depression / “Scintillating songwriting” - MOJO Magazine
"...an accomplished guitarist and an even better singer, distilling the soul of Ray Charles, the Southern boy roots charm of Delbert McClinton, and an uptown blues turn of phrase (à la Percy Mayfield) into his own distinct voice." - The Vinyl District
“In between the country-pop music of today and the gritty sound of yesterday you find The Honeycutters with a country-Americana sound that catches the ears of both the young and old. Musically, they make a traditional, honky-tonk-flavored sound bursting with driving rhythmic ambition, enchanting melodies and deeply poetic lyrics.” Maverick Magazine
Award-winning NY chronicler of American experience whose voice recalls the gritty baritone of Leonard Cohen and the wit of Guy Clark... he pens wise, big-hearted, occasionally whimsical, usually melancholic tunes about lonely souls and romantic dreamers.
English singer-songwriter, whose music is influenced by the sounds and storytelling traditions of American and British Folk music, which he uniquely blends into his own distinct fusion of Folk and Americana.
An Irish raconteur with a voice bursting from the soul and the effortless, sensitive vocals of a Yorkshire troubadour. If Tom Yorke, Nick Drake and Van Morrison were to collaborate, this is what it would sound like. A London exclusive during their double header Irish UK Tour.
"Porter is a dazzling acoustic guitarist with a moody baritone..." (The Washington Post), "Willy plays rhythms that make me want to crawl inside his guitar and sleep there forever." (Tori Amos), “I found Willy on iTunes six years ago. Went to see him live and joined the converted.“ (Al Kooper - Bob Dylan/Blood, Sweat & Tears)