Seattle’s folk rocking and foot stomping all-original band “Brooke Pennock Band” and its acoustic duo offshoot, “Cool Water” featuring award winning songwriters Brooke Pennock and Wendy McDowell will be at the Everett Farmers Market on Oct 4th. Music is scheduled to start at 1pm.
Brooke Pennock gained recognition in the Seattle New Folk scene in 2004 with her multi-award winning song, “Eddie.” The song was featured on KZOK/KMPS-FM Radio’s compilation CD as the #1 winner of their songwriting contest. It was distributed widely on a “Save The Music” campaign throughout Northwest area Fred Meyer stores. Brooke has also won the “Made in Washington’s Best Emerging Artist Award” the “West Coast Songwriters Award” and was a Billboard Music Songwriters Finalist and Lilith Fair/Levi’s Top 10 Emerging Artist finalist. Her songs have received airplay on local and regional radio, including KZOK, KMPS, KEXP and KMTT. Several songs from Brooke Pennock’s extensive catalogue were also used on the soundtrack of the independent film “Poppies: Odyssey of an Opium Eater.” (www.poppiesthemovie.com) The movie has won numerous awards and been featured at many International Film Festivals.
Wendy McDowell, born on the Space coast of Florida, has been singing, drumming, playing bass and writing award winning songs for over 20 years. Her 1990’s band “Tin Angel” was featured on college radio stations throughout the Southeast and Eastern Coast. She has toured, played with and opened for a multitude of national artists like: Diane Ward (Miami New Times multiple Best Female Artist award) Sister Hazel (Grammy Award nominees and multi chart topping Billboard artists); Kristen Hall (Sugarland); Joan Osborne; My Friend Steve; Ani DiFranco; Bitch and Animal; Terri Binion, Michelle Malone, Melissa Ferrick and more.
Lifetime friends Brooke and Wendy have enjoyed over 20 years of harmony and music together. Getting back to basics, they’ve recorded their 7th CD, a live acoustic show at Caffe Mela in Wenatchee; limited edition CDs are available at performances only. click here to go to their website.