This rule-breaking band began their career by sneaking into their would-be manager’s grounds, then setting up a PA on the lawn and playing their hearts out without invitation – it was clear these guys were never going to go unheard.
The Wholls (Wolz) are a Bedford-based 4 piece who play alternative rock music for venues packed with manic fans, with a sound that sits equally as comfortably on mainstream radio along with the likes of Jamie T, Royal Blood and Foals. Their energetic & edgy live performances have steadily been building them a legion of loyal fans. Not going unnoticed at TV and Radio the band have featured on C4 show ‘Future Sounds’ alongside Carl Barat & Blossoms.. X21 was Record Of The Day on Radio X and added to the coveted BBC Radio 1 Introducing Playlist.
Starting the year as they mean to go on, they have just been added to The Great Escape Festival and Secret Garden Party line up and are one of This Feeling’s headline bands with a string of dates booked in April. Frontman Tordy is garnering a reputation as an electrifying presence on stage, resulting in the band being sought after and exclusively booked to open the show at last years prestigious Miss World in December. Held at The Beauty Ground Theatre in China this is the first time in the events 65 year history that a new band has been chosen to open the show. Past performers have included Bryan Ferry, Enrique Iglesias and Robert Plant to name a few.
Their debut single ‘X21’ is a great introduction to a sound that is distinctively ‘The Wholls’. Energetic, edgy and accessible – X21 delivers it all.
The Wholls will be making their presence felt live, on TV screens and on radio stations throughout the UK.
1/3 – The Fix at The Social, London
11/3 – Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
12/3 – Telford’s Warehouse, Chester
1/4 – This Feeling -The Joiners, Southhampton
2/4 – This Feeling -Hope And Ruin, Brighton
8/4 – Think Tank, Newcastle
9/4 -This Feeling – Cookie, Leicester
15/4 – This Feeling – Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
16/4 – This Feeling- Rocking Chair, Sheffield
30/4 – This Feeling – Esquires, Bedford
19-21 May The Great Escape (Festival) – Brighton
21 – 24 July– The Secret Garden Party (Festival) – Huntingdon