Six-piece Austin soul band The Watters will be dropping their full length record Great Unknown on July 1. While the album has plenty of great cuts, its title track deserves as much notice as possible.  Fronted by guitarists and vocalists Daniel and Jenna Watters, the band mates grew up together in Sedona, Arizona. They began playing music together after getting the chance to sing at their high school graduation. Once they became friends and eventually got married, they settled down in Nashville before making the move to Austin last year.

Previously known as The Oak Creek Band, The Watters release music that feeds the soul. With “Great Unknown” we are introduced to the duo’s impeccable harmonies and the song’s bright horn section played by Golden Dawn Arkestra members Zumbi Richards (trombone) and Joe Woullard (baritone sax). Both musicians give the song a jazz influence as well as a vibrancy we want to hear more of, making “Great Unknown” an electric and colorful track.

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The Watters will have an album release show for Great Unknown at The Parish on July 2 starting at 8 p.m. The Halfways, and Kev Bev Collins and the Woodland Creatures will also be performing. The party will be all ages and will be $7 in advance and $10 the day of the show.

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