Born in Kansas City, raised in Wolcott,Ks a small town in Wyandotte County and son of a Tejano Music Hall Of Fame Vocalist, Buddy Boy as he's known to friends is an award winning touring singer/songwriter who transplanted to Texas at age 11 and
Is making his mark on the music world, with his timeless ability for writing and performing.
Carrying a Texas swagger in his lyrics and memorable melodies he has a style that is heavily influenced by artists like his biggest heros Radney Foster, Foster and Lloyd as well as the King of country George Strait.
Also being influenced by many Texas music artists and singer/songwriters such as Walt Wilkins, Drew Kennedy, Randy Rogers Band , Wade Bowen and Zane Williams to name a few.
After playing music as a member in other artists bands and touring the U.S. , Mexico and Central America Buddy finally gave it a run at touring full time as a solo acoustic singer/songwriter in 2010 playing his Texas country/ Americana originals as well as many popular covers across the state and region.
A seasoned veteran of the music business now for over 20 years Buddy is a Grammy nominated song writer/musician( latin division) and His love for music and performing has had him "chasing the dream" ,writing songs while touring Texas and the region.
Still keeping in tune to his roots he's written several hits for many Tejano and regional acts while continuing to hone his craft at writing,recording and performing.
Successful in getting his music on Texas radio after years of writing songs for other artists Buddy has been playing throughout Texas and the region full time determined through hard work of over 200 shows per year to expose his heartfelt lyrics and original music to as many people that will listen.
In 2015 things have continued rolling along, first he has received an endorsement and has joined the Electrovoice Pro Audio family. Buddy was also nominated in 2 categories at The Country Blast Radio Awards held in Nashville,Tn on September 27th he brought home the win for Modern Country Male Artist Of The Year a title very well deserved and is shown in his work ethic.
Loving making music, Buddy continues to write songs from his heart and entertaining audiences when ever possible and with a new band and new motivation 2015 is looking to be a great year.
BUDDY BOY ! released a 6 song EP to itunes in October 2011 (You're Killin' Me") with the dance-able accordion driven " You're Killin' Me" as the debut single it's receiving airplay in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado with great feedback.
His second release "You're My Reason" has had 3 singles released to radio and has had success on internet station charts worldwide .
Buddy's current release "Six Strings One Dream" released in Summer of 2015 can be found only at his shows for now and it contains 12 original songs written and produced by Buddy himself.
His songs still have slowly,steadily remained in rotation on numerous radio stations in the state and region.
a direct quote from Buddy says "Listen to my songs, hear my soul, I Love Texas and Love the music Texas has to offer, I'm glad to be a part of it"
His music comes directly from within and it shows, so get hooked on his music and be a fan for life.
Western Author R.S.Wells
You can catch BUDDY BOY VARGAS at a venue near you, look into his current show schedule or follow along on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/buddyboyvargas
You can also subscribe to his youtube channel at : http://www.youtube.com/buddyboyvargas
Influences: Radney Foster, Foster and Lloyd, George Strait, Rick Trevino, Diamond Rio,Kyle Park,Wade Bowen,Randy Rogers Band,All/Descendents,Buddy Holly, Warren Brothers, 90's country, The Smithereens, Lee Roy Parnell,Joe Diffie
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