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Girl Power: Annandale, The Billy Widgets, The Cryptoids, & more!

Welcome to The Open Chord's 3rd installment of our Girl Power series, celebrating women in music!

The night will feature four incredible female-fronted rock acts from the region:

The Billy Widgets
The Cryptoids
In Service Of Sound

Saturday, Dec. 3
Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm
All Ages


Annandale is a hard rock/alternative project of musical refuge, rebirth, and self-discovery, founded by Ashley and Chad in May of 2012.

Annandale’s intertwining voices awaken you with a comfortable tension, marking their sound with harmonies that remain chilling without sacrificing vocal strength. Blazing guitar lines and steady, upbeat percussion complement their signature melodies, and frame today’s mainstream rock elements with a creative, distinct sound.

The Billy Widgets:
The Billy Widgets are a rock band from Knoxville,TN. They were conceived in, the love month, February of 2013. The band consists of Hayley Ball on vocals, Melissa Ball on bass guitar, Benjamin Qualls on guitar/vocals and James Gilley on drums/percussion. The Billy Widgets sound is a blend of bluesy rock, punk and metal. The band discography consists of 2013's self titled debut, 2014's Naked EP and the 2015 release of No.1. They are well known for their high energy, hard driven live performances that draw a wide range people known as Widgeteers.

The Cryptoids:
The Cryptoids have been playing together since March of 2013. The band is a female fronted four piece from Bakersville, NC. They work hard to add diversity to music scenes such as alternative punk, pop punk, and indie rock.

Self-Titled Album available at

In Service Of Sound:
Their deity is music. Their church the stage. They pray at the alter of tone and groove. Their goal is to serve the sound!

Earlier Event: December 2
The Deltas