WOW! CHECK OUT THE NEW ARTICLE ABOUT OUR WEEKLY SHOWCASE IN THE AUSTIN CHRONICLE:
"Since taking up residency at the Hole in the Wall last September, the Lonesome Heroes' alt.country nights have become one of the most popular weekly events in Austin. As a genre, alt.country hardly begins to characterize the eclectic lineups that Russell and McMeans put together, where the experimental textures of Friends of Dean Martinez fit in as easily as the insurgent attitude of American Graveyard, hellbent bluegrass of the Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang, or the honky-tonk swing of Doug Warriner. All musical directions ultimately converge in the Lonesome Heroes' easy psychedelic twang.
The Wednesday bills draw crowds mixing Mohawk punks and country kickers, as well as some of the town's top musicians and producers. Behind Russell and McMeans' infectious energy and their intent on building a collaborative environment, it's a scene that recalls the days of Doug Sahm holding court at the Soap Creek Saloon......"
LONESOME HEROES CD RELEASE SATURDAY MAY 10TH @ THE SCOOT INN
1308 E4th Street @ NAVASOTA
9PM 10PM Lonesome Heroes
11PM Lil' Cap'n Travis
& BEFORE THE PROVERBIAL BUZZ OF THE HOUR HERE IN AUSTIN RETURNS TO A DULL HUMM CHECK OUT SOME OF OUR FRIENDS.
LEO RONDEAU: The best country songwriter we ever did know, he's so country, he's alt country & He is playing at our CD Release. www.myspace.com/leorondeau
AMERICAN GRAVEYARD Our big brothers and schoolyard bluegrass bullies. They "rip the lid off of Amercana music" www.myspace.com/americangraveyard
Lil' Cap'n Travis: Our Favorite band ever... They put the Awesome in Totally Awesome www.myspace.com/lilcapntravis
The Gary Newcomb Trio: Steel Virtuoso and genre blending genius, Gary plays pedal steel while singing the sweetest pop country sambas that we have ever heard. He plays on our new record & has a new CD Coming Out this May. www.myspace.com/thegarynewcombtrio
Chris Brecht: Beat Country Crooner, he has an unbelievable new record coming out Thursday May 29th 10pm @ The Continental Club www.myspace.com/chrisbrecht
Chuck Fleming: Not just the Lonesome Heroes "weeping drummer" but an awesome songwriter with a new record from Superpop Records coming out this spring. www.myspace.com/chuckflemingmusic