Mardi Gras Texas Style! 2020 Lineup Josh Abbott Band Josh Abbott BandWhen fans of Texas-bred Josh Abbott Band hear the four-track EP Catching Fire, they’re likely to reconnect with a sound from the not-so-distant past. Aaron Watson Aaron WatsonJames Aaron Watson is an American country music singer and songwriter. Flatland Cavalry Flatland CavalryWith their highly anticipated sophomore album, Homeland Insecurity, Texas’ Flatland Cavalry wants to stop and smell the roses. Shane Smith & The Saints Shane Smith & The SaintsOn the opening track of Shane Smith & the Saints’ new Hail Mary LP, “Heaven Knows,” singer and guitarist Shane Smith lays bare the last four years of his band’s journey.Roger Creager Roger CreagerRoger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by.Josh Ward Josh Ward“All grit and no quit.” These are the deeply rooted words that Josh Ward lives by to an absolute fault.Josh Weathers Josh WeathersRock-n-soul infused, singer/songwriter powerhouse based out of Fort Worth Texas. Josh has delivered countless memorable performances all over the South.Kody West Kody WestKody West started playing music in 2014, eager to take on as many acoustic gigs and songwriting competitions in the Ft. Worth/Dallas area that he could. Kolby Cooper Kolby CooperKolby Cooper, born and raised in Palestine, TX, grew up riding shotgun in his dad’s cow truck, which is where he first discovered the artists that would come to be his biggest musical influences.Grady Spencer Grady SpencerBorn in Lubbock and raised in the country outside of a town called Paducah, Grady Spencer’s roots dig deep into Texas soil. Chris Colston Chris ColstonEast Texas native, Chris Colston has recently sent a storm sweeping through the Texas/ Red Dirt scene with the release of his 2018 EP, “Gone.” The title track surpassed a half-million streams on Spotify in just a few short months after its release and with that, Colston set the bar quite high for himself as well as other upcoming artists in the scene.Giovannie & Hired Guns Giovannie & Hired GunsThis group out of Stephenville has made a name for themselves in the Texas music scene, where they’re known for playing thrilling shows that will always keep you on your toes. Jacob Bryant Jacob BryantGrowing up in the rural North Georgia mountains down a three mile dirt road, Jacob Bryant picked up his first guitar at eight years old. Tim Montana Tim MontanaTim Montana has a knack for always being in the right place at the right time. But don’t chalk it up to luck.Frank Ray Frank RayRolling Stone Magazine has named him as one of 10 artists you need to know. Triston Marez Triston MarezMAREZ’S DEBUT EP, THAT WAS ALL ME, SET TO RELEASE JAN. 25, SHOWCASES MAREZ’S RICH VOCALS TELLING TALES OF LONG NIGHTS, FORMER FLAMES AND NEW LOVE WITH A RELATABLE HONESTY. Nick Hirsch Nick HirschNick Hirsch & The Natural Disasters play rousing, sing along, original Texas music that twangs, grooves, and soothes. Dylan Wheeler Dylan WheelerEast Texas native, Dylan Wheeler dropped his debut EP “Tell Me If I’m Wrong” in November of 2018 and since, his name has continued to be added to lists of emerging singer/songwriters to watch in the Texas/Red dirt music scene. Colby Keeling Colby KeelingA native of Lufkin, Texas, country singer/songwriter Colby Keeling has been singing from a young age. Colton Rice Colton RiceColton Rice offers a refreshing dose of enthusiasm and includes a range of influences which stem primarily from the Texas Music and Alternative Rock genres.