2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Surreal McCoys

Wednesday, March 16
11:30PM - 12:10AM

Saxon Pub
1320 S Lamar Blvd


Listen to You Can't Afford It

The Surreal McCoys are a Johnny Clash roots rock outfit of hardcore troubadours with one foot in the garage and the other on a wobbly roadhouse barstool. Their Americana punk songs recall an era of lesser hygiene but greater guitar riffs, and come wafting through the car radio static of some far-off station as the band careens down the lost musical highway that connects the odd-numbered Hank Williamses to The Replacements.

The five-piece has played sweat-soaked shows to ecstatic and inebriated audiences all over America, and recorded two full-length albums of original songs: their debut LP, The Bottle & The Gun, and their latest, The Howl & The Growl (released at AmericanaFest in Nashville in September 2015).

For their new album, they teamed up with veteran producer and alt-country/rock legend Eric Ambel (Del Lords, Bottle Rockets, Steve Earle, Ryan Adams, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts) at his Cowboy Technical Studios ...

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