(EST. San Benito, TX)
A native Texan, Charley Crockett is an up-and-coming star in the blues, honky-tonk, gospel and Cajun jazz scene. Over the last decade, from coast to coast, Charley has embraced the road less traveled by musicians nowadays. A direct descendent of Davy Crockett and full of Creole and Cajun ancestry, Charley anchors the Bugs and Brews lineup with a perfect blend of Texas and Louisiana musical hooks. Visit Site.
(Est. HOUSTON, tx)
Hailing from Houston is the Tontons, an indie rock band that began its musical journey in 2007 and has kept it going strong ever since. Well known in the Houston music scene, their music has garnered the attention of many notable publications including SPIN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Paste, MTV and CMJ. Every time they take the stage, it’s a reminder of just how musically gifted some of the Lone Star State’s bands truly are. Visit Site
(EST. 2007 - DALLAS, tx)
What began as a Dallas-based act has morphed into a Nashville favorite. Somebody’s Darling is fronted by Amber Farris – a singer/songwriter whose been compared to Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. Somebody’s Darling’s sound is full of dominant guitars, booming drums and inquisitive lyrics that accentuate the band’s insatiable sound. Visit Site.
The brainchild of local rocker Jordan Cain, super-group Atlantis Aquarius is as American-roots as it gets. According to Cain, the band, “…is a way to bring to life a mix of American roots, southern psychedelic, blues and a hint of obscurity.” The group is comprised of members of other budding-bands-in-the-making including The Texas Gentlemen and Rise & Shine just to name a few. Visit Site.
Grady Spencer & The Work
(EST. 2012 – Fort worth, TX)
Emanating a pride for blue-collar people everywhere, Grady Spencer & The Work call Fort Worth home. Melting old-time blues with classic country, and with showmanship that’s as high energy as it gets, it’s no wonder Grady Spencer & The Work have crisscrossed the Southern United States bringing their incredible live performances to audiences thirsty for a different concert experience. Visit Site.
(est. dallas, tx)
Returning to Bugs and Brews is this ragtag group of Dallas musicians. The owner of New Orleans-style Deep Ellum bar, “The Free Man”, leads this band with a feel between Louis Armstrong, Tom Waits and Howlin’ Wolf with a bonus NOLA influence. Visit Site.
(EST. 2010 – DFW)
Club Wood is a unique blend of Rhythm and Blues, Jazz and Rock and Roll. The group formed around a shared love of New Orleans RnB music and street parade culture. The band presents a twist on that music combined with a wild and chaotic stage show. Club Wood never fails to provide a presentation. The right prescription to put the feelin’ in your night. Visit Site.
End of The World Parade
Literally speaking, a parade of various musicians lending their talents to this NOLA-inspired group. Founded in 1943, various drummers, horn players, stilt walkers, balloon inflaters, flag holders, clowns, freaks and many more interesting characters make up this. It truly is an end-of-the-world parade for all to enjoy! Visit Site.
Big Ass Brass Band
(EST. 2015 – Dallas, tx)
Masters of the Carcosa sound, the Big Ass Brass Band was formed in the summer of 2015 to bring this genre to Dallas’ masses. Packed with a brassy sound that could be heard for miles, their mix-up of Traditional New Orleans Jazz, Afro-beat, Rock and Funk will have you shaking your tush to the beat throughout the performance. Visit Site.