“The Wanted embrace early country music, blues, bluegrass and rockabilly, combining vocal harmonies, great musicianship and original material for a fresh take on a genre that’s long overdue for a revival.
Their show will transport you to another era, so hop on board for a great ride.” - Mariposa Folk Festival. The Wanted reconstruct North American roots music, fusing vintage folk, blues and country music with rockabilly, bluegrass and rock and roll in a distinctive mash-up. AltCountryForum (Europe’s leading roots music publication) describes the band's performances as: “…full of contagious, hip swaying, raucous music…Simply irresistible!” Tracks from The Wanted CD have aired on throughout North America and around the world, and have been streamed over 275,000 times on Spotify. The Wanted combine intricate harmonies and traditional instrumentation with unique elements such as washboard, bodhran, cajon, and acoustic lap steel guitar, forging a fresh sound by finding common ground in diverse material.“If you want to know about roots, and some blues and rock and country and bluegrass, all rolled into one, an incredible mix, this is the band for you!” - The Hudson Music Festival, Quebec