Hill Country Live, the Penn Quarter's home of Americana and roots music, confirms a slew of Country music from contemporary to hard-edged roots rock this June. Kicking off the month is Texas Country stalwarts Heybale!, with other confirmed dates featuring honky-tonk masters The Derailers, Americana band Chris Berardo & The DeBerardos, country songwriter Walt Wilkins, and rowdy favorites of the HCL stage, Hellbound Glory.
Heybale! - 5/31 - This five-piece Texas band features musicians who have played with Willie Nelson, Wanda Jackson, Merle Haggard, Brian Setzer and Johnny Cash including vocalist Dallas Wayne and guitarist Redd Volkaert. http://www.heybale.com/
Chris Berardo & The DesBerardos - 6/21 - Hailing from Connecticut, this six-piece Americana band lead by Chris Berardo is as country as they come. Praised by the likes of the Dallas Observer, Vintage Guitar and Music Row, they've shared the stage with The Doobie Brothers, The Marshal Tucker Band, and Levon Helm, to name just a few. http://www.myspace.com/chrisberardo
Walt Wilkins - 6/22 - A fixture of both the Texas and Nashville music scenes, Wilkins has six albums to his credit as a performer and dozens more as a songwriter of contemporary country music, having most recently been recorded by fellow Texan Pat Green. http://www.waltwilkins.com/
The Derailers - 6/23 - Austin-based honky-tonk foursome The Derailers, following in the footsteps of Buck Owens, have been delivering critically acclaimed Country music for over a decade and are no strangers to the Billboard Country charts, NPR or CMT. http://derailers.com/
Hellbound Glory - 6/29 - A Reno, NV trio who offer up Country music with an edge, and whose rowdy live show have earned them a hearty following, have shared the stage with the likes of David Allan Coe, Reverend Horton Heat, and Drive-By-Truckers. http://www.hellboundglory.com/
Hill Country Live DC is located at 410 7th St. NW Washington, DC 20004. Phone: 202-556-2050
About Hill Country Live:
Hill Country Live features the best of Americana, Alt-Country and Roots music presented in state-of-the-art performance venues in New York City and Washington DC. Since 2007, Hill Country Barbecue Market has been NYC's premier destination for authentic Texas barbecue and recently, with Hill Country Live, it has established itself as NYC's home for Americana music. Legends like Rosanne Cash, Bob Schneider, Dale Watson, Asleep at the Wheel and Shooter Jennings have performed, and Hill Country Live has partnered with Nashville's Americana Music Association, SXSW Music Festival, and New Orleans' Export NOLA. A second location, in Washington, D.C.'s thriving Penn Quarter (410 Seventh Street, NW) opened in 2011 meeting with equal success and has presented shows by Roger Creager, Band of Heathens, Carolyn Wonderland, Slaid Cleaves and The Holmes Bros. Part of Hill Country Live's core mission is to serve our local communities in Washington, DC and New York, as well as to serve the communities of our familial and spiritual roots: Austin, the Hill Country, and the great state of Texas.
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