Our Top 5: Texas Artists with ‘Groove’
Sometimes you just want to get into the groove. That foot-tapping, knee-slapping, head-bobbing kind of groove where you just can't help but move your body. I'm talking about the kind of music that speaks to the soul and seeps into your bones; the music that these artists below dominate.
5. Mayeux and Broussard
These boys have a unique sound, one they like to call "swampy tonk." It's gritty. It's bluesy. It's groovy.
4. Prophets and Outlaws
I think Justin Frazell took the words right out of our mouth:
"Prophets & Outlaws is the kind of band that can bring the blues, rock n' roll, the essence of Texas and then take you straight to church!"
Can I get an amen?
3. Uncle Lucius
This group has always been a fan favorite. If it's not blatantly evident in their music, you can most definitely feel the groove at a live show.
2. The Statesboro Revue
The rootsy-folk elements these boys melt into their music is unmatchable. They have a positive energy that draws you in so close you get lost in the music, while maintaining one foot on the ground to appreciate it at the same time.
Country-soul, swamp-funk and tickle. That is the epitome of Shinyribs and their front man, Kevin Russell. A colorful person with inspiring showmanship.
What other artists get YOU into the groove?
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