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Sunday, September 29, 2019

The Shootouts

  • Doors Open: 7:00 pm
  • Show Starts: 7:30 pm
  • Ticket Price: $15
  • Genre: Americana/Alt-Country
  • Country/Rockabilly

Country, Americana, and swing from northeast Ohio

Description

The Shootouts debut album “Quick Draw” is an effortless blend of high-energy honky-tonk and traditional country music mixed with touches of Americana and western swing. The band marries a blend of Roy Orbison and Bob Wills with the barn-burning sounds of Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and Dwight Yoakam. Based in Akron, Ohio, The Shootouts were formed when founding members Ryan Humbert (vocals) and Brian Poston (lead guitar) bonded over a mutual love of heartfelt, authentic country music. While the two were busy performing Humbert’s original pop-rock songs, they often discussed the idea of starting a new band to tap into this passion, and the band played their first show in October of 2016. It was meant to be a side project but  there was much more in store. I grew up surrounded by country music,” Ryan says. "My mom listened to country radio when I was a kid, and I would play classic country and gospel songs with my grandpa while I was learning to play the guitar. I’ve always had a deep love for this genre, and in starting the Shootouts, I finally feel like I’ve found my way home, as it were." The Shootouts have shared the stage with a veritable who’s who of artists including Sheryl Crow, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jim Lauderdale, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Lake Street Dive, Kim Richey, Elvis Costello, Robbie Fulks, Radney Foster, Zac Brown Band, Chris Isaak, The Subdudes, Trombone Shorty, and more.

Photos & Videos

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The Shootouts

The Shootouts - California to Ohio (Official Music Video)