Upcoming Events at Fretwell

Wilder Things Than Us

Wilder Things Than Us

August 18th 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This project formed in 2012 (roughly) in Naples, FL under the moniker My Girl My Whiskey & Me. As a founding member, George chose the name (MGMW&M) based on a song by the Rayado Ruffians. This song represents the life changing moment when George first encountered the mandolin, as well as bluegrass music.

Fast forward about 2 years, when the band has undergone some changes in their lineup and emerged with only 2 members- George and his new wife, Kelly.

With a fresh start in Upstate South Carolina, we began to hone in on our own sound, our own writing style. We wanted to marry the earthiness of Appalachian music with… everything else, lol. We’ve used terms like “Progressive Bluegrass” and “Folk Rock” often, but we’re not committed to a genre. A fan once affectionately dubbed our sound “Zappalachain”, which we very much appreciate. Between our original and cover material you’ll hear jazz, blues, punk- no genre is safe.

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