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The Trophy Mules / Bio

St. Louis area band The Trophy Mules released its debut 10-song recording "Sorry Motel" in January 2013. A downloadable version of the album is now available through most online music retailers, including iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. The physical CD can also be purchased at Euclid Records in Webster Groves, Mo., online through www.CDBaby.com or at any of the band’s live shows.

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Corey Saathoff, a native of Highland, Ill., and graduate of Greenville College, formed The Trophy Mules in 2009 with mandolin-guitar player Larry Rosenhoffer of St. Louis and bassist Dan Huffman of Belleville, Ill. Drummer Dave Clark and pedal steel player Scott Swartz round out the current band lineup. The Trophy Mules combine classic country, rock and folk elements to deliver a distinctive and timeless collection of material that stretches across musical boundaries.

The Riverfront Times in St. Louis has praised the band's music as "exceptionally well-played, pleasant country/Americana." In 2013, the band's song "Slow Southern Rain" was nominated for an RFT Reader's Choice Award for "Best Local Single of the Past 12 Months." The band's song "Marigold Life" was chosen by KDHX FM 88.1 DJ Pat Wolfe as his "Song of the Year" for 2013, and the album "Sorry Motel" was on his list of top 10 albums of the year for 2013.

In 2014, The Trophy Mules were nominated for a Riverfront Times Music Award in the category of "folk-country."

The Trophy Mules have performed as part of the Rock 'N Roll St. Louis Marathon (2011, 2012, 2013), TOCO Music Fest (2009, 2010, 2013), Twangfest (2009), Play:STL Fest (2009) and Lil's Country Fest (2010).

Sorry Motel can be downloaded on iTunes: (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sorry-motel/id590994640?ign-mpt=uo%3D4).

General Info

Band Members
Corey Saathoff - vocals/guitar; Larry Rosenhoffer - mandolin/guitar/vocals; Dan Huffman - bass; David Clark - drums; Scott Swartz - pedal steel
Artist Name
The Trophy Mules
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Active Since
Rock / Country / Americana

Contact Info

Saint Louis, MO