Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival 2017

May 13, 2017

Walter Martin

Meadow Stage - 5:50PM

Walter Martin is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with rock 'n' roll bands The Walkmen (lyricist, co-writer, multi-instrumentalist 2000-2013) and Jonathan Fire*Eater (co-writer, organist 1994-1998).  In 2014 he launched a solo career with the release of We're All Young Together, a critically acclaimed and award winning children's album.  On January 29, 2016, Martin released Arts & Leisure, a new album of original songs for adults.  The album received much critical acclaim and has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR's All Things Considered, Pitchfork and SPIN.

On May 5, 2017, Martin is releasing My Kinda Music a new album intended to be listened to while making pancakes or driving on family car trips.

Check out Walter's website for tour dates and news!


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