Heywire is a Top 5 Finalist for the Charlotte Music Awards 2011 Band of the Year!
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Heywire is pleased to announce they will be performing at the Magnolia Festival at The Spirit of Suwanee Music Park! They will accompany Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Moe., Keller Williams, Railroad Earth, 7 Walkers, Col Bruce, Anders Osborne, Jim Lauderdale, Donna the Buffalo, The Lee Boys, Infamous Krewe, Honey Island Swamp Band, and many others. View the entire lineup.
Heywire’s newest EP Sidewalk Chalk is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby! The three original songs, Las Cruces, As the Crescent Grows, and Allegory showcase the band’s evolved sound, and features Kofi Burbridge (of The Derek Trucks Band and Tedeschi Trucks Band) on electric piano, clavinet, and organ. Visit iTunes, Amazon, or CD Baby today to download Sidewalk Chalk!
Kofi Burbridge, Grammy Award Winner and member of the Derek Trucks Band, is collaborating with Heywire on their current studio project. His musical prowess on keys and flute adds a new dimension to the tracks, which should be released in the coming months
Heywire is back in the Studio to kick off 2011. They’ve been recording several singles at Satellite Recording Studio in Rock Hill, SC. Tracking for Las Cruces, The Crescent, and Allegory (working titles) is nearing completion, but mixing and mastering is still to come. A release date for this Spring will be announced shortly, so check back soon for updates!