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The Wayfarer EP

by Pride of the Thicket

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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    3 track EP with bonus song.
    Follow the Wayfarer as he decides it's time for him to leave his quiet little mountain town and see more of the world. He'll meet many different characters along the way each with a lesson for him to learn. Even if he doesn't quite under stand at first.
    Futures releases of this story are soon to come

      $3 USD  or more


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    Get all 3 Pride of the Thicket releases available on Bandcamp and save 20%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Pride of the Thicket: Live @ Pour Jon's, The Wayfarer EP, and Words From A Shaman Demos. , and , .

      $12 USD or more (20% OFF)




The introduction to the main character of a collection of songs I'll be working on for a while. The Wayfarer is on a journey to find something he's missing. Meeting several people along his path he learns little by little what it takes to truly live.


released January 30, 2016

Justin Slavens - Vocals, Guitar, Trumpet, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin
Zach Quam - Drums, and Bass on track 4

Produced by Zach Quam and Justin Slavens
Recorded and Mixed at Q Studio
All songs © Justin Slavens*
All music and lyrics written and performed by Justin Slavens**

*Track 3, Wayfaring Stranger, is public domain.
**All drums performed by Zach Quam
**Bass on Track 4 performed by Zach Quam



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Pride of the Thicket Fayetteville, Arkansas

Pride of the Thicket is a Archaic Folk project started by multi-instrumentalist, Justin Slavens, in the Fall of 2010. Teddi Guthrie joined the band in 2013 adding harmony vocals, and violin to the arsenal They're currently working on a series of releases focused around the story started with their debut ep The Wayfarer. Expect new songs and hopefully some new videos in the near future. ... more

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