"Richmond's 'alternafolkrock' band has a new record out and the whole thing invokes a fun, light tone with songs where everyone is having a good time. Rising features some brand new stuff that I'm digging and solid updates on some classics they've been playing for years. Current favorites are 'Won't Make You Love Me' and "Say It's Not Today.'" - Andrew Cothern, RVA Playlist
"WKNDR cites The Lumineers and The Head and The Heart as influences, and that modern-indie-folk style infuses this number ["Bridges"], which sounds like it should be coming from the stage of a summer music festival." - Birch Street Radio
DEBUT ALBUM IS OUT!
WKNDR's debut album, "Rising," was released in April 2021 and features 10 original tracks spanning multiple genres. The album has almost 45,000 streams on Spotify as of July 2021.
2022 Newlin Music Prize nominee for our album "Rising"
Featured on Shockoe Sessions LIVE! 9.21.21 at In Your Ear Studios
Debut album release - April 2021
Featured artist on Hourglass Sessions, Richmond, VA (Mar 2021)
Combined social media following: 2,500+
NoiseTrade.com "New and Notable Artist" (Jan 2019)
"Best of INDIE FOLK 2018" playlist by The Indie Folx
StudioB RVA podcast featured artist (Dec 2018)
Featured in dozens of Spotify playlists
In Your Ear Studios Shockoe Sessions
The Tin Pan
Hanover Vegetable Farm
Richmond Music Hall
Main Line Brewery
New Kent Winery
Rare Olde Times
Stone Brewing Richmond
Courthouse Creek Cider
Goochland Drive-In Theater
and many more...