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Feb26

Singer-Songwriter Series!

Westward Look Resort--Lookout Bar, 245 E Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ

In the LOOKOUT BAR AND GRILLE at Westward Look Resort! I am excited about being part of this weekly Singer-Songwriter series, sponsored by SAACA (Southwestern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance). A new venue for me, and true to the name, there is a lovely view. I will be accompanied by the stellar Mike Markowtiz on mandolin. I'd love your support at this new spot! Enter through the main resort entrance.

Feb16

Duo with Suzy Ronstadt

Inn at Civano, 10448 E Seven Generations Way, Tucson, AZ

Wally Lawder grew up on the east coast. Suzy Ronstadt grew up on the west coast. They each have a lifetime of musical influences and since they met in Tucson a few years ago have enjoyed finding creative ways to team up to see where this synergy leads them! They enjoy combining Suzy’s lovely soprano voice with Wally’s pleasing baritone, performing lots of original songs and a few creative covers. While they have performed in numerous full band and ensemble shows together, duo shows are rare. In their duo shows. Wally plays guitar and they both enjoy adding some ukulele to the mix. Their combined sound might best be described as “folk-fusion”—fusing a lifetime of inspirations from many different genres into one easy going, acoustic-based style.

Feb14

Valentine's Day Show!

Catalina Craft Pizza, 15930 N Oracle Rd, Catalina, AZ

Special Valentine's Day show! Mike Markowitz and Suzy Ronstadt will be joining me for night featuring lots of love songs (and no break-up songs!). Catalina Craft Pizza is a steady supporter of live music and has excellent pizza and pasta along with a full bar!

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 Welcome!

I just migrated this website over to another host so it will be a little messy for while, but for now I hope this gives you a bit of a picture of my music.

Here's a music video,  filmed in Hawaii, featuring one of the songs on my most recent CD. This one is called "The Tide".

 

 

I feel quite blessed to sit beside the beautiful wellspring of Music, to write songs and to have the privilege of performing them (live or recorded) with and for others. I hope you enjoy visiting my website!

--Wally

 

 

 

 

• Winner: 2010 ACLU SW New Mexico Songwriting Contest     • Finalist: 2009 Tucson Folk Festival Songwriting Contest     • Winner: 2008 Gila River Festival Songwriting Competition