Wild Child is an American indie-folk pop band. Their lineup consists of Kelsey Wilson (lead vocals and violin) and Alexander Beggins (lead vocals and ukulele), Drew Brunetti (drums), Sadie Wolfe (cello), Evan Magers (keyboards), and Chris D’Annunzio (bass). James Bookert (banjo) recorded and is listed as a band member on The Runaround record, but performs live with Wild Child only occasionally, as he is a member of bluegrass group Whiskey Shivers.
Austin’s local indie folk pop band, Wild Child, is going on European tour for their first international tour ever! The tour consists of over 20 dates in Europe including, Amsterdam, London, Manchester, etc. Their debut album, Pillow Talk, was released in 2011. Currently, they are signed to The Noise Company, and recently released their second album, The Runaround. Ben Kweller, another local, helped on the production of their latest album.
Wild Child was named the best indie band and best folk band of 2013 SXSW Music Festival by the Austin Chronicle. Wild Child has been the supporting act for the John Butler Trio, which helped the band raise up to their current fame. Their song “Pillow Talk” has gained over 130,000 views on YouTube. Wild Child has made appearances on Last Call with Carson Daly, AXS Live and PBS.
Wild Child at Historic Scoot Inn
Friday, October 17, 2014
Doors: 7:30 PM