Bob Oermann (Music Row Magazine) referred to them as, "The band that started the modern Texas Music scene".Mario Tarradell (Dallas Morning News) calls them, "A mythic and legendary band".s, Kevin for better or for worse can be held responsible for an entire sub genre of local and regional music.With his band Soulhat he helped turn the Black Cat Lounge on 6th Street from a biker bar into what amounts to a jam/ funk myth.
He has been writing and performing for over 20 years, amassing a catalog of unique, well-crafted and starkly honest songs.
He writes about train lines, coal mines, love, death and misfortune.
On the heels of last year’s best selling release “Mute” with his band Delivery Service, Austin-based singer-songwriter JD is road-testing material for their next record as well as a planned solo release, all due this year.
Folks describe his style as a mix of Talking Heads and Don Henley, which will make sense when you see and hear him.
The Wagoneers came out of Austin, TX, during the 1980s with a sound that quickly attracted a following among traditionalists as well as the rockabilly crowd.
Made up of Austin favorite Monte Warden on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Brent Wilson playing lead and contributing backing vocals, Craig Allan Pettigrew on bass, and drummer Massimo Palermo, the Wagoneers opened the floodgates for what was to be known as 'alternative country'.She has 4 solo CDs and a CD with The Grievous Angels, a side project with songwriters Berkalin Records recording artist, Chuck Hawthorne, is a singer/songwriter whose songs are influenced by growing up around cowboys and ranchers on a cattle ranch in Amarillo, spending 21 years in the Marines (including multiple tours in Iraq), and listening to the recordings of Townes Van Zandt, Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett, and Steve Earle.His musical compositions -- heavily influenced by the culture of the west and drawing from the same well as his Panhandle music forebears Terry Allen, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock, and Jimmy Dale Gilmore -- strike universal heartstrings from a singularly vast and barren landscape.2017 saw Diaz stand alongside Texas legend Alejandro Escovedo as his touring lead guitarist while Buenos Diaz drummer, Jeff Olson, held down the drum seat for Austin indie rockers White Denim.Buenos Diaz has released 2 full length records and 2 EP’s to date while 2019 is seeing them release 1 new single a month throughout the entirety of the year.Throwing a fist in the face of Nashville's manufactured hat-act syndrome, the Wagoneers created a very loud buzz.