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Tennessee Stiffs

Rank #6 US Austin, TX Folk / Rock / Alt.Country

50% of sales go to the charity Fender Music Foundation.

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Sounds Like: The Civil Wars, Fleetwood Mac, Shovels and Rope, Tom Waits, Jack White

Bio: We're not from Tennessee.

A little bit rock n roll, a little bit country, and a whole lotta rowdy makes up Tennessee Stiffs.

Formed in late 2011 and fueled by their eclectic musical interests, co-founders-turned-married-couple Ethan Lee and Cara B were determined to create something never hear... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Sorry bout all the stupid photo tweets from reverbnation. Won't happen again. Stupid syncing one world tech nonsense.


“The grittiest new group west of the Mississippi.”
— Magnolia House
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May 7, 2014
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  • Thu

    Dec 4

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Thu Dec 04 8:00pm


    The Stiffs are coming back to HandleBar, back by popular demand! Come join us Thursday, Dec 4, at 8 pm on the roof of HandleBar for an unforgettable show! Don't forget your party panties!!!

  • Wed

    Oct 29

    Austin, TX, US | 9:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Wed Oct 29 9:00pm


    Halloween Spectacular! Jesse Vain & The Happy Hour Holiness Movement will be tearing it up, the Stiffs will be in full costume! Bring yo friends to one of the rowdiest Halloween parties in Austin, only at Sahara Lounge!

  • Thu

    Oct 9

    Austin, TX, US | 10:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Thu Oct 09 10:00pm
  • Thu

    Sep 25

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Thu Sep 25 8:00pm


    It's party panty time again! Coming at you with a new five-piece lineup that'll knock your socks off. Come to Handlebar. 9/25, 8 pm! You already lost your socks, might as well get nekkid!

  • Fri

    Sep 12

    Austin, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Austin, TX, US
    Fri Sep 12 8:00pm


    Jesse Vain and The Happy Hour Holiness Movement go on at 8:30pm, Nic Armstrong @ 9:30pm, Tennessee Stiffs @ 10:30pm. We're gonna have a lot of fun, see you there!

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  • magicsong (Artist) magicsong
    I LOVE your music! 'Gypsy', 'Jitterbug' and listening to all now! Great lyrics, vocals, Fab guitars! ~~Magicsong
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Q: Looking for a duo to play in orchard, Old Frontenac MN. Contact with open dates.
A: Plan a party in the fall, then all we need is gas money. We'll bring the Lone Star. Thanks Big Dave, you got yourself a deal. You makin apple pie?

Asked by Dave Buysse. Answered on Thu Jun 21 2012


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