Boxcar Bandits (Denton TX)
Location & Contact:
Look for the beards. That's a sure sign you've arrived at a Boxcar Bandits show.
"We're all very hairy fellows. Everybody has a beard of some form or another," explained band member Rex Emerson. "When we roll up to a place, it's like the barbarians have arrived."
Barbarians, maybe, but with bluegrass in their blood.
The groups sound is rounded out by guitar, percussion, bass, fiddle and mandolin.
"We call it 'North Texas Skunkgrass,'" Emerson said. "We're influenced by that old ragtime style."
The bands first album, "Smells Like Grass," was released in August. The nine-track record includes all original songs.
A second project is in the words. "Far Mountain Gravy" will be released later this year, Emerson said.
Performances are lively, with an emphasis on quickly paced bluegrass rhythms, Emerson said.
"A lot of people come out and start dancing around right away," Emerson said. It turns into a big party, beards and all.Download "Smells Like Grass" at iTunesDownload Boxcar Bandits at Amazon.comPress PLAY to hear "Smells Like Grass."
2424 Hobbs Rd, Amarillo
Best Live Music venue in Amarillo! …Read More
3101 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo
TEXAS MUSIC FOR LIFE is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to assist Texas musici…Read More
1518 5th Ave., Canyon
Welcome to the Canyon Chamber of Commerce! We are truly blessed to be living in and serving the C…Read More
4100 Bushland Ave, Amarillo
What's new with Skooterz? New bar, new owners! If you have not been into Skooterz in a whil…Read More
3101 SW 26th Ave, Amarillo
An Amarillo destination! Duke Tracy's has been the spot to go for live entertainmen…Read More
4831 S. Western St., Amarillo
Home of the 12 Hour Happy Hour! 7AM - 7PM Monday-Saturday and Noon - 7PM on Sundays. Great little ba…Read More
3601 Olsen Blvd, Amarillo
The new nightlife of Amarillo!…Read More
After searching far and wide and combined with his own talent and song writing skills Michael Chism …Read More
- View All Music-bands