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The Stray Bullets / Bio

The Stray Bullets is a band of musicians who play for the love of playing music. Players are Tom Caven (dobro, guitar , and vocals), Tate Erlinger (banjo, mandolin, and guitar), Bob Cartwright (guitar, washboard/percussion and vocals), Kevin Cartwright (drummer), and Teddy Philippus ( bass, harp)

The Stray Bullets bring a unique, soulful, and progressive sound to the music they play, covering the musical landscape from bluegrass, Americana, country, old-time traditional, Irish pub songs, rock-n-roll, and folk. Songs of artists that the group performs includes John Prine, Grateful Dead, Credence Clearwater Revival, Jimmie Rodgers, Beatles, Flatt and Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Allison Krauss and Union Station, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Rolling Stones, and Traditional American Folk.

The Stray Bullets also performs original songs including their newest tunes “Dead Reckoning” and "(Fallin Down) the Devil's Door", along with “I’ve Seen the Light”, “Train to New Orleans”, and “Don’t You Tell Me”.

For Stray Bullets booking information, please contact Bob Cartwright (512) 415 8080, or Tom Caven (512) 413 2600

General Info

Band Members
Bob Cartwright, Kevin Cartwright, Tom Caven, Tate Erlinger, Ted Philippus
Artist Name
The Stray Bullets
Home Page
Active Since
Bluegrass / Americana / Newgrass

Contact Info

Austin, TX