The ultimate all-female tribute to the band, Foreigner
Originating from North Carolina, Dirty White Girls is the ultimate all-female tribute to the band, Foreigner.
Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, Wendy Brancaccio was the lead vocalist and guitarist for the original band Viva la Venus. She has also played guitar and sang with AC/DC tributes Shoot to Thrill and the zombie tribute, AC/Deceased. She also plays with the all-female Southern Rock band, Dixie Dust. Wendy is an accomplished singer/guitarist/songwriter who has had songs in movies and on Lifetime TV. Her musical gifts even landed her face on The Tonight Show where Jay Leno described her as “a hottie”.
Guitarist Susan Darney joins the band from Shoot to Thrill – the all female tribute to AC/DC where she covers the role of Angus Young just as well as the boys. Shoot to Thrill has headlined clubs like House of Blues and opened for Bret Michaels and Great White. She also played with Wendy and Mary Anne in the original band, Viva la Venus and joins Wendy in Dixie Dust.
On bass and backing vocals is Mary Anne Barckhoff, who played for many years with Susan and Wendy in Viva la Venus on bass and guitar. She also performed and written music with various other original bands such as ElecTrick LadyLand, Fields of Mars and Little Miss Messy, and has performed internationally with bands in Australia and Kenya.
Drummer Kate Martin is a true percussionist. Kate has toured from NC to Toronto and was in the running to become Beyonce's drummer! She also performs with Dixie Dust.