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Biography

"Singing songs about ghosts and dead gods with a little too much poppy falsetto and nowhere near enough fuzz." That's how the Virginia-based band describes their sound. Loud and heavy, but with dynamic shifts that lead into a world of groove and ambiance. Woodgrove came into being, as did the genre ’Paxil Pop,’ after a long summer of introspection in 2016. After a number of solo shows, Virginia native Jared Hall (guitar/vox) was joined by Max (drums), Logan Leverett (guitar), and Jake Wentzel (bass) to move the band forward in a much heavier and all-encompassing direction. While Hall still plays solo shows with nothing but his suitcase drum, guitar, and voice, the full band has become the prime directive for the group. Focusing on a blend of ambience and groove, on polarizing songwriting and introspection, the four-piece welcomed the chaos that was 2017 by trying their best to play music as a coping mechanism.

They released their debut EP 'squintyoureyesandseegod' on April 21, 2018

"It sounds very natural and the entire album contorts itself in all sorts of ways but it was never jarring. One song often carries a characteristic of another and the common threads are formed. The guitar riffs are all amazing, so distinctive and alluring. There's also Jared Hall's vocals which turn brooding into an art form." — Divide and Conquer

The debut EP 'squintyoureyesandseegod' by Virginia-based fuzz rock group, Woodgrove. Recorded in April of 2017 in a large living-room in Lovettsville, VA. Recorded and mixed entirely by members of the band.

All songs written by: Jared Hall
Produced by: Alan Parrish (of The Champe Ford Recording Co.) & Woodgrove
Engineered by: Alan Parrish & Jared Hall
Mixed by: Alan Parrish
Recorded at: Champe Ford Mobile Studio
Mastered by: Ivan La Rocca
Artwork by: Kevin Sabik

Jared Hall — Rhythm Guitar and Vocals
Logan Leverett — Lead Guitar
Jake Wentzel — Bass
Max/Alan — Drums

Music 

 
 

LIVE VIDEOS & MUSIC VIDEOS


Woodgrove // Home is Where You Die // SoFar Washington, DC


Woodgrove // The Waters Rise // @ Union Stage DC


Woodgrove // Something Stolen (Official Video)

PHOTOS

Jared - Photo by RoXplosion

Jake — Photo by RoXplosion

Jared - Photo by RoXplosion

Jared Solo — Photo by RoXplosion

Jared Solo — Photo by RoXplosion

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Pat — Photo by RoXplosion

Logan - Photo by RoXplosion

Jared — Photo by RoXplosion

Pat - Photo by RoXplosion

Logan — Photo by RoXplosion

Speed Racer — Photo by RoXplosion

Jake - Photo by RoXplosion

Jared Solo — Photo by RoXplosion

Jared Solo — Photo by RoXplosion

Past Tour Dates and Performances

9/21 — Crooked Run Brewing — Sterling, VA
8/05 — The Black Squirrel — Vienna, VA
7/25 — Crayola House — Harrisonburg, VA
7/18 — VFW Post 9274 — Falls Church, VA
7/07 — Molly’s Irish Pub — Warrenton, VA
7/06 — Gypsy Sally’s Vinyl Lounge — Washington, DC
7/02 — Jammin’ Java — Vienna, VA
6/16 — Gypsy Sally’s Vinyl Lounge — Washington, DC
5/26 — Carriage House — Blacksburg, VA
5/20 — PorchFest DC — Washington, DC
4/28 — Lon Lon Ranch — Harrisonburg, VA
4/21 — Crooked Run Brewing — Sterling, VA
4/16 — Galaxy Hut — Arlington, VA
3/16 — Epicure Cafe — Fairfax, VA
3/03 — Slash Run — Washington, DC
2/17 — Gypsy Sally’s Vinyl Lounge — Washington, DC
2/16 — Crooked Run Brewing — Leesburg, VA
1/18 — Union Stage — Washington, DC
10/30 — Galaxy Hut – Arlington, VA
10/27 — Molly’s Irish Pub — Warrenton, VA
10/25 — Electric Maid — Washington, DC
10/21 — Sky Stage — Frederick, MD
10/07 — Crooked Run Brewing — Sterling, VA
9/27 — Smith Public Trust — Washington, DC
9/23 — Cafe Nola — Frederick, MD
9/04 — SoFar DC — Washington, DC
9/01 — Reunion Festival — Dublin, VA
8/11 — Valley Cat — Winchester, VA
8/05 — Gypsy Sally’s Vinyl Lounge — Washington, DC
7/02 — Jammin’ Java — Vienna, VA
6/24 — Crooked Run Brewing — Sterling, VA
6/03 — Gypsy Sally’s Vinyl Lounge — Washington, DC
6/02 — Valley Cat — Winchester, VA
5/24 — Electric Maid — Washington, DC
4/21 — Bright Box Theater — Winchester, VA
3/26 — Black Cat — Washington, DC
3/16 — Cue Recording Studios Circus Life DC — Falls Church, VA
3/04 — 16th Street Music House — Washington, DC
2/20 — Galaxy Hut – Arlington, VA
12/09 — Gypsy Sally’s Vinyl Lounge — Washington, DC
11/20 — Galaxy Hut – Arlington, VA
11/11 — Velvet Lounge — Washington, DC
11/04 — Epicure Cafe — Fairfax, VA
10/21 — The Litterbox — Blacksburg, VA
10/01 — 622 North — Blacksburg, VA
9/15 — Pink Moon Festival — Rock Camp, WV
9/11 — Reunion Festival — Dublin, VA
9/03 — Shepherdstown Opera House — Shepherdstown, WV