Wally Worsley

Wally Worsley

Where poetry meets passion and passion meets playing. It's one intense musical experience after another.

Wally Worsley is a solo artist who brings the power of a rock band to his stage performance. With the introspection of a songwriter, vocal ability that breathes conviction into every note, and the guitar skills to make music of passion and poetry, he is a fusion of his past influences. Music was his daily scripture, growing up with parents who were both music teachers and a brother who was musically inclined. The guitar became his muse when he was a teenager – the garage, his first stage. During high school in Charlottesville, Virginia, he started his first band with his brother. Under the guidance of his father, he learned that music is more than just notes and words, musicianship is what connects you to the audience. It was a lesson Wally took to heart. Performing, writing, and recording as the rock band Navel, they released Into Something Beautiful in 2006. Call it soul searching rock that is both physical and spiritual, with an energy that pushes you to the brink of the transcendental. It was a unique sound built on a compilation of strong influences that included King's X, Living Colour, Helmet, Sevendust, Faith No More, and Big Wreck. They played together until 2007 when the group split to pursue solo opportunities.

For the next three years, Wally played with various bands in Charlottesville Virginia, continuing to hone his musicianship skills and find his center of gravity as a player. In 2010, he moved back to his hometown of Frederick, Maryland, and began to build a career as a singer, songwriter, and solo performer. He concentrated on songwriting particularly, choosing to go to the core of his personal experience and musical influences to find his stage voice. What he had to say would determine how he chose to express those words in composition and performance style. Wally Worsley is a solo artist with a rock band in his soul. Heavily influenced by the music of the 90s, he isn't afraid to experiment with the fusion of sounds that created a decade of alternative rock and grunge rebellion. The variety in his set list keeps the audience engaged with the anticipation of what's coming next. It's one intense musical experience after another. He gives his all to the music and holds nothing back in sharing his passion with the audience. Where poetry meets passion and passion meets playing, Wally Worsley brings performance art to a crescendo, leaving nothing but inspiration in his wake. If music grips you like an addiction, you're going to be a Wally Worsley fan!
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