Arkie T Williams
Victorian award winning singer/songwriter Arkie T Williams weaves story and song together with skilled beauty. A diverse artist, Williams delivers tunes with conviction and an alternative country edge. Her tales of love, war and moments in between leave audiences in no doubt of her skill as both writer/performer. Influences such as Gillian Welch and Ry Cooder are present in her style however her style is her own.
Toe tapping tunes with halting moments of sorrowful beauty.
Songs like ‘The Bastard Waltz’ introduced with prose about her fatherless beginnings are gutsy, raw and sorrowful. Her emotive voice takes listeners to her heart space.River, her latest single, smells of Americana bourbon stomp…just try and stand still!
Having performed on bills with the likes of Deborah Conway, Montaigne, Kavisha Mazella, Claymore and Jen Cloher, Williams has enjoyed success as a solo artist. In 2015 she teamed up with her band ‘The Mudlarks’ (Lawrence Nulty, Daryl Eascott and Howard Malkin)
Arkie T Williams is one of the quality female songwriter/performers of the Australian music scene.