Canton band Waydown Wailers play at Childstock Music Festival in Malone this weekend
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 11:49 am

CANTON -- Waydown Wailers, an original band from Canton, will be play Childstock Music Festival in Malone this Saturday July 28

Their first performance last July was opening for the Made in New York festival in Sackets Harbor, featuring the Spin Doctors and they have also recently performed at this festival sharing the stage with Blue Coupe and Edgar Winter, for the last year WDW has shared the stage with the Trews, New Riders of the Purple sage and a number of national acts in venues across the state.

Waydown Wailers have also been performing a number of smaller North Country venues and music festivals and they have also been featured at the Music Industry Conference in Syracuse performing at Al’s Wine and whiskey Lounge

The band has grown a large fan base in the North Country from their eclectic mix of original outlaw jam swamp blues-rock style.

Waydown Wailers is an American Jam band with a sound that they refer to as, “edge of the swamp rock, blues, and jam with a twist of Americana, they Defined themselves as “Outlaw Jam”.

From Canton New York the Northern part of New York State, Brothers Dave and Christian Parker with Michael “Scruffy” Scriminger on drums and Connor Pelkey on bass. The band started in the spring of 2011 consisting with two veteran musicians Dave Parker and Michael Scriminger that had teamed together from a previous band.