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Banditos / Bio

Banditos are famously eclectic, paying tribute to a little Aretha here, a little CCR there, with a tidbit of Squirrel Nut Zippers packed around the edges. While such a myriad of influences would bury a lesser band in tuneless muck, Banditos use their disparate influences to forge a more assured identity. Though they recall a dozen bands, they sound like none so much as themselves. The instrumentation is as ambitious as it is deftly executed, mingling upright bass with kazoo and banjo while the soul-spangled howl of frontwoman Mary plays counterpoint to a deceivingly sparse guitar, drenched in a quantity of reverb and delay not often associated with “danceable.” All this would mean crap if Banditos couldn’t play, but these mothers can choogle. It’s always the mark of a good band to be able to play the hell out of three chords and a breakdown, and Banditos shake it down like John Fogerty. Honestly, their shows are such burndowns of shimmying shins and stomping heels they should carry warnings for bone spurs

General Info

Band Members
Timothy Steven Corey Parsons, Stephen Alan Pierce II, Mary Beth Richardson, Randy Taylor Wade, Jeffery David Salter, Jeffery Danny Vines
Artist Name
Banditos
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/banditosband
Active Since
10/10
Genres
Rock / Honky-Tonk / Soul

Contact Info

Location
Nashville, TN