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Six questions with Will Overman Band

Will Overman may be the busiest man in Americana music. I used to think Jerry Douglas was until I met Overman, who is the front man of his band of the same name, which is affectionately referred to by fans as WOB. The 21-year-old sociology major at the University of Virginia works part-time in a soup shop and spends every other spare minute writing songs — songs with lyrics and melodies that belie his youth — booking gigs and marketing his band’s music, which has been described as “amped-up” folk rock. This post can also be found on Huffington Post here.

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