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Maud Crawford stands as a distinguished country-folk-rock ensemble that traces its roots back to Northwest Arkansas in 2004. Comprised of talented six musicians—Ben Henley (vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica), John Bohannon (vocals, lead guitar), Daniel Dupwe (bass guitar), Kyle Brown (rhythm and lead guitar), Matt Chambers (vocals, keyboards), and Mike Waggoner (vocals, percussion, drums)—the band delivers dynamic, original compositions infused with influences spanning from revered Southern Rock icons to Country Music legends.


In 2024, Maud Crawford proudly commemorates its 20th anniversary, a testament to two decades of unwavering musical excellence and artistic evolution. This significant milestone underscores the band's enduring dedication to their craft and the steadfast support of their devoted fan base, affectionately known as the Maud Squad.

The band's inaugural studio album, "Wait for Me," made its debut in July 2019, recorded at the esteemed Winterwood Studios in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Featuring a collection of long-awaited original tracks, including the titular song chosen for its highly anticipated release, "Wait for Me" comprises 12 meticulously crafted compositions, all authored and arranged by Maud Crawford, and is readily accessible on this site as well as across various streaming platforms.


Acknowledged for their profound impact on the music scene, Maud Crawford has been bestowed with induction into the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards (NAMA) Hall Of Fame, alongside numerous Band of the Year awards spanning diverse genres such as Country and Folk/Americana.


Throughout their illustrious trajectory, Maud Crawford has graced the stage with esteemed acts including Diamond Rio, John Anderson, Confederate Railroad, Pat Green, Jason Boland and the Stragglers, Casey Donahew, and Josh Abbott Band. Their spellbinding performances have garnered acclaim from prominent media platforms such as Good Day NWA, Good Morning Arkansas, and Later with Jason Suel.

As they continue to innovate and captivate audiences, Maud Crawford remains dedicated to expanding their musical repertoire and nurturing their fan base. Anticipation mounts as the band prepares to unveil new music slated for release in late 2024, promising yet another chapter of sonic brilliance and artistic exploration. With a rich catalog of original compositions and a renewed sense of creative direction, Maud Crawford's future shines brightly, poised for sustained success and musical ingenuity.

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