Based in metropolitan D.C., The Walkaways are an original band that infuses tasteful hooks with a unique blend of country, roots, blues, rock, and pop. With distinct traces of older Wilco, Son Volt, Ryan Adams, Springsteen, and Old 97’s, on “Romance & Medicine” (c. 2012) and “Fifty Left to Burn” (c. 2008), The Walkaways have created a magnetic alt-country discography that combines powerful roots influences with modern rock textures.
Wistful, nostalgic and honest. The Walkaways’ latest album Romance and Medicine is a personal effort, a journey and a new beginning for Washington, D.C.’s beloved alt-country band.Wistful, nostalgic and honest. The Walkaways’ latest album Romance and Medicine is a personal effort, a journey and a new beginning for Washington, D.C.’s beloved alt-country band. After years of playing sold-out venues throughout the East Coast, developing a loyal fan base and winning accolades from The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Washingtonian Magazine and OnTap Magazine, The Walkways are finally at the forefront of their local roots-rock scene.
Hayley Fahey has one powerful voice, and songwriting to boot, drawing influences from soul, country, and pop to create a fusion of styles. The prolific young Washington, D.C.-area local plays piano, guitar and mandolin. This captivating vocalist soars on the high and low notes. Coming from a long line of writers and musicians, she strives for positivity and meaning in her songs. People may know her from Strathmore Music Center, AMP, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, IOTA, singing the national anthem at the University of Maryland sports games, and other venues and events.
For her debut album, Hayley is recording with producer and band member John Trupp, an accomplished musician, songwriter and native of the D.C. scene. He performed with a nationally touring group that was signed to RYKOdisc, and sold tens of thousands of CDs. He recorded albums with John Alagia