Sounds Like: Charles Trenet, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Wilco, Stephane Grappelli
Bio: Somewhere between Waco, Waikiki and Le Baiser Sale, the Ugly Cousin Brothers came together to form an Americana duo that’s as much Charles Trenet as it is Merle Haggard, as much Black Flag as it is Buck Owens. Smarter than they look, their songs involve long and winding narratives about everythi...See Full Bio
UCBs had a great time playing at Soul Food Books! One of our favorite all-time stages and best java slingin around! We hope to be back soon!
“...they’re as Americana as AstroTurf and the Angels, Albuquerque and roaming antelope. You’ll find them somewhere along the possible intersections of Merle Haggard, Leo Kottke, Lou Reed, and Bruce Springsteen. The Cousin Bros. lay it on the table: the good, the bad, and—wait for it—the ugly. Life may be tough, but sometimes you can a smile through your tears. And sometimes, when you finally work up the nerve to ask her to dance, she just might say yes.”