credit: Barbara FG

Presented by Spaceflight Records

Croy and the Boys

Mar 17, 2022

5:00pm – 5:30pm CT

SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake

Croy and the Boys are a songwriter driven honky tonk band from Austin, Texas. Their sound is unmistakably Austin, not just in their musical influences, channeling both the tex-mex sounds and slacker attitudes of Doug Sahm and the Texas Tornadoes, along with the hard driving electric dance hall country of the surrounding Texas Hill Country, but also in the decidedly left social commentary contained in the lyrics. With song titles like “Gentrification” “Luxury (Is A Four Letter Word To Me)” and “ Howdy High-rise”, there isn’t another hub of country music that this band could be from but Austin. Croy and the Boys have held down weekly residencies at the now famous White Horse, are multi year Black Fret nominees, have recorded with Adrian Quesada (Black Pumas, Brownout, Grupo Fantasma) and Jim Eno (Spoon), are four time losers of the Austin Chronicle Music Awards Country Band Of The Year award (It’s nice just to be nominated) and proud members of HAAM.

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This event will be in person

This event will be available in American Sign Language

Details

Primary Entry:
Free to the Public
From:

Austin, TX

Genre:

Country

Subgenre:

Alt Country

Type:

Showcase

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