BOOT & SADDLE

1131 S. Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19147

William Wild

William Wild

Corey Kilgannon, Dylan Jane

Wed, August 9, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

The Boot & Saddle

Philadelphia, PA

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

William Wild
William Wild
William Wild is the moniker of 24-year-old Alternative singer-songwriter Garrett Sale. Born and raised at the foothill of the Appalachian Mountains in Knoxville, TN, Sale began to pursue music while attending The University of Tennessee.

It was there that Sale worked on his first collection of recordings with Knoxville friends and fellow musicians, eventually releasing a self-titled LP under the name William Wild. Sale then embarked on a solo journey through Europe, where he wrote four of the six songs on his new EP, Steady Now. Continuing with the layered vocals, lush strings, dark tones of the debut album, Steady Now explores Sale’s search for peace while wrestling with self-pity, guilt and materialism.

Hazy guitars, dusty keys, and blurry pedal steel illuminate the recordings of weighty songs immersed in loss, fear of failure, and the worthiness of human existence. With plush nostalgic pop sensibilities, Steady Now radiates tranquility. In an atmosphere of warmth, the listener is invited to delve into psyche of kindred spirits. It is there that unfaltering refuge is found.
Corey Kilgannon
Corey Kilgannon
Dylan Jane
A natural-born storyteller, it was at a young age that she started writing short melodies on a children's keyboard to express her experiences. This began a relationship with music that she has never shaken. She grew up listening to Cat Stevens and Carole King among many others in her parents' collection, artists whose influence would later surface in her own style. By integrating Alternative, Indie, and Americana tastes from her own generation, she began to develop an Alt-Folk sound all her own -one that can easily shift from dissonant and angsty to soulful and sultry depending on a song's context. Fused with a fascination of all things literary, she describes her music the same way we hear it: "lyrically centered."

Dylan began making a name for herself with her debut album Paint, Clay, and Other Mediums in 2012. Produced by Bret Alexander at Saturation Acres Recording Studio in Dupont, PA, Paint blends a wide spectrum of styles and includes musicians from all different backgrounds, only furthering the fact that each of her songs can be quite varied from the next. It was following this studio experience that the concept of Dylan Jane and the Turning Leaves was born, a name meant to feature the collective of friends, studio musicians, and band mates who help to build the colorful and variegated soundscapes of her poetry-based approach.

Also as a follow up to Paint, Dylan launched The Songbook Project in which she stitched together a number of demo-style recordings in an effort to document the process of her work. Chapter One of the project, produced with Steve Gilliland, presented a departure from her first studio album with its natural rawness and stripped-down vibe.

Born and raised in South Florida and relocating to Maryland, North East Pennsylvania, and her current home in Philadelphia, Dylan likes to stay in motion. She has travelled to play in cafes, venues, and listening rooms up and down the East Coast and spends much of her time on the road. She is currently performing in support of her latest release from Saturation Acres, From an Island (2014).
Venue Information:
The Boot & Saddle
1131 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
http://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com