““There’s no room for error without a band behind you. If there is a mistake, we hear it, and we didn’t hear any tonight. You can tell you're from Texas." -commenting on The Detentions performance in the Shiner Rising Star Competition”
““You guys are like-able and laid back, and we can tell you have been doing this a lot together, the harmonies are tight and you communicate with looks between you.” “You have a lot of fun and helped people here have a lot of fun.” -Zane Williams [Texas Singer/Songwriter]”
"Great hooks on their originals" -Brett Dillon [DJ KHYI 95.3 The Range] Plano, TX
"Whatcha Gonna Do?" nominated for Rock Song of the Year 2012 by Austin Songwriters Group.
"Salty Dog" nominated for Country Song of the Year 2012 by Austin Songwriter's Group.
"The Detentions - recently opened in Ferndale, Md. for country star Mac McAnally, in a show benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project.The Detentions have been on a roll this summer. They were selected as a regional finalist for original songs at this year's Kerrville Folk Festival and opened for Joe Ely at the Saxon Pub early this summer.