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The Astrohillbillies

The Astrohillbillies

Americana / astrohillbilly Chicago, IL  US
Mistah Browning
Mistah Browning
Yellow Bucket
Yellow Bucket
Whiskey Song (rough demo May 2013)
Whiskey Song (rough demo May 2013)
Brick (Kapow!)
Brick (Kapow!)
Anthem Number Five
Anthem Number Five

Shows

  • 2014

    Dec 13

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Nov 15

    Chicago, IL, US | 3:00pm

    as part of Wicker Park Bucktown Chillfest

  • 2014

    Sep 26

    Chicago, IL, US | 6:00pm

    we go on at 8 pm and play a 20 minute set to close the night

  • 2014

    Jun 29

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Independent Chicago Songwriter Festival

  • 2014

    Mar 28

    St Joseph, MO, US | 9:00pm

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Members

Rob Reid

Guitar, vocals, Portuguese guitar, tin whistle, saxophone

Julie Jurgens

Vocals, banjo, pocket trumpet, Songwriting

About

Bio: The Astrohillbillies are a Chicago-based band playing original outlaw country, folk, and jazz standards. Like most hillbillies, they draw deep from the roots of rural American heritage; unlike most hillbillies, they also embody an eclecticism only obtained by traveling through time and space. Eac...See Full Bio

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Status

Posted a new song: "Anthem Number Five" http://www.reverbnation.com/p/QEw0EQ #music

Press

"Kinda Civil Wars, kinda David Bromberg, very high-quality stuff! Whiskey Song is playing again, second time around, this one is f'n awesome!"

— Ray Gehring (Astrohillbillies fan), comment on Facebook

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Q: What are the special characteristics that define an Astrohillbilly?

A: Good question! An Astrohillbilly is marked by awkwardness, seriousness, sillyness, and a down-home American hillbilly sentiment blended with alien notions absorbed from interstate, international, and intergalactic travel.

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Mon Apr 21 2014

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  • Song Plays 723
  • Total Fans 275
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