MUSICBOX: Drifters, Troubadours and Female Force 

MUSIC BOX: Drifters, Troubadours and Female Force

Music on Main hosts Driftwood with Troubadour 77, Knock On carves a niche.

Planet Jackson Hole  |  Aaron Davis  |  July 5, 2017   -- JACKSON HOLE, WY – Raucous spirit is the opposite of what you’d expect from a band named Driftwood. Though that’s exactly what the upstate New York quartet brings to the stage. Read more...

BAM Does BottleRock 2017

Kicking off the weekend was Troubadour 77 with their noon set on Friday. They are comprised of two married couples, Kassie and Austin Wayand and Nathan Chappell (drummer).Grammy award-winning singer-songwriters, Monty Powell and his wife Anna Wilson started the band specifically wanting to cater to the likes of the middle aged music lovers.


Troubadour 77 opens at BottleRock

Bottlerock Troubadour 77 Napa Valley Register

 J.L. SOUSA, Register  |  Updated
Troubadour 77 was one of the opening day bands at BottleRock 2017 which runs through Sunday at Napa Valley Expo.

Returning To Roots

Anna Wilson and Monty Powell are in search of an audience they believe the music industry long-ago abandoned.

Anna Wilson and Monty Powell are in search of an audience they believe the music industry long-ago abandoned. READ MORE...

TROUBADOUR 77 - Bringing Something New, Something Old to the Scene

Erstwhile Nashville hitmakers adding new music to the Laurel Canyon canon.



Grammy Award-Winning Songwriters Form New Band Appealing to Musically Marginalized Boomers and Generation Xers

Salt Lake City-Based Troubadour 77 to Release EP Featuring New Music with Classic Rock Sound

 News ImageSeeking to revolutionize the youth-dominated music industry, Grammy award-winning songwriters Anna Wilson (piano/lead vocals) and Monty Powell (guitar/vocals) have formed Troubadour 77 (aka T77). The band’s mission is to create new music with classic rock influences that appeal to older Generation Xers and Baby Boomers, two generations largely neglected by contemporary artists. Having been staples of the Nashville music scene for years, the husband-wife duo is now based in Salt Lake City with fellow band members Nathan Chappell (drums) and another pair of husband-wife musical collaborators Austin Weyand (guitar) and Kassie Weyand (bass). Troubadour 77 will release their “Troubadour 77 EP,” a collection of four songs written by Wilson and Powell, on April 7, 2017. It will serve to introduce the band to older classic rock fans marginalized by the industry and left longing for original music that resonates with them. Pre-Sale begins exclusively at iTunes on Friday, March 24, 2017.  READ MORE



Boomer Lifestyle8 Comments 11

I was three-years-old when the Beatles took the stage on that historic night of February 9th, 1964. I was ten in 1971 when the Allman Brothers made their unforgettable live recordings at Fillmore East. In 1977, my wife and collaborator Anna Wilson was five when Rumours and Hotel California came out. I am now 55-years-old, and Anna and I have just started a new rock band, Troubadour 77.  READ MORE



FOO FIGHTERS, TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS, MAROON 5 TO HEADLINE with Over 80 Musical Acts at the 3-Day music, wine, food, and craft brew festival

Passes On Sale Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 10AM PST

NAPA,CA, January 3, 2017 —BottleRock Napa Valley 2017, presented by JaMCellars,announces its fifth annual festival lineup today , which includes headline artists Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Maroon 5 . The three-day music, wine, food, and craft brew festival will take place in the heart of the City of Napa at the Napa Valley Expo, May 26 - 28, 2017. Festival passes go on sale at 10AM PST on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at and .

One of the most innovative and enjoyable festivals in the U.S., BottleRock Napa Valley features an unparalleled combination of the world’s biggest bands and artists alongside the hottest up-and-coming music acts. In addition to the three renowned headliners, the 2017 festival will showcase Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Modest Mouse, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Roots, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, Fitz & The Tantrums, Dirty Heads, Live, The Naked and Famous, The Devil Makes Three, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Gavin DeGraw, St. Lucia, House of Pain, Bob Moses, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Saint Motel, The Strumbellas, AlunaGeorge, Frightened Rabbit, Andra Day, Galactic, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Mavis Staples, Ani DiFranco, Bishop Briggs, Lewis Del Mar, Highly Suspect, Judah & the Lion, Elephant Revival, Warren G, Bad Suns, Giraffage, gnash, The Staves, The Barr Brothers, Pell, Hippo Campus, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Barns Courtney, Hiss Golden Messenger, The California Honeydrops, The Hunna, 888, Prinze George, Con Brio, La Santa Cecilia, The Shelters, SWMRS, Run River North, James Hersey, Day Wave, DREAMERS, HIRIE, Baskery, City of the Sun, Cobi, PARTYBABY, A R I Z O N A, The Heydaze, Parade of Lights, little hurricane, Marty O'Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra, Josh Kelley, Jessica Childress, Corey Harper, WILD, Saint Mesa, Hibbity Dibbity, The Helmets, Pacific Radio, The Redwoods Revue, Doobie Decibel System, Troubadour 77, Silverado Pickups, Tracksuit Wedding, Secure the Sun, Serf and James, Kadin Yeahmon, Alec Lee, and the Napa Youth Symphony.

“We are very proud of this lineup. In addition to our amazing headliners, the lineup has something for everyone,” said Dave Graham, CEO of BottleRock Napa Valley and Latitude 38 Entertainment. “It's exciting to see BottleRock develop, from the performers, to our wine and culinary programming, our layout...we make great strides each year to elevate the overall event. BottleRockers expect an amazing experience and we believe they will be very happy with all the upgrades we are planning for this year’s festival.”


Opening for Brandi Carlile At Montage LIVE!

January 2, 2017 - (Park City, UT) - Troubadour 77 (T77) and it’s various members can be found performing a few times at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.  T77 will take the stage at the Montage Deer Valley in the Vista Lounge on Sunday, January 22 for a full band show and again on January 26, unplugged, opening for Brandi Carlile.  The band will be featuring all new music from their forthcoming album due out this summer.  Lead singer, Anna Wilson comments, “We are so thrilled to be a part of the Montage Deer Valley Music Series and debut some of our brand new music.  This will essentially be the first time we share this batch of new songs and perform them live, and I can’t think of a better setting.”

Additionally, founding members, Anna Wilson and Monty Powell will also be bringing their acoustic show “Song Tales” ( to OP Rockwell’s on Main Street for a
private event for Acura.  This Bluebird Cafe style singer-songwriter show is and intimate glance behind the curtain of the stories behind the hit songs the dynamic duo has penned.  Collectively, Powell and Wilson have songs on over 70 million albums, have been nominated for a Golden Globe and Critics Choice award and have written the international theme song for Habitat For Humanity.

At a festival that hails great storytelling through movies, you can now find even more great stories in song from these inspiring troubadours!

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