VILLAGE IDIOT ALUMNI

Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves, aka Alejandro Rose-Garcia from Austin, Texas, plays a gnarly composite of blues and folk as a one-man-band of epic sonic proportions.

Dale Watson

Dale Watson champions “Ameripolitan” as a new genre of original music and has positioned himself as a tattooed, stubbornly independent outsider who is interested in recording authentic country music. As a result, he has become a favorite of critics and alt-country fans

WANDA JACKSON

Celebrated internationally as the Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson has lost none of her regal power or youthful grit as she breezes gracefully through her 70s. In fact, she’s hipper and more relevant than ever

RAY WYLIE HUBBARD

A leading figure of the progressive country movement of the 1970s, singer/songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard remains best known for authoring the perennial anthem “Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother.”

CHRIS KNIGHT

American singer-songwriter from Slaughters, Kentucky. In addition to releasing solo records of his own material, Knight has had a successful career writing songs that have been recorded by Confederate Railroad, John Anderson, and Randy Travis among others

whitey morgan

Rolling Stone has described him as a “Waylon Jennings acolyte.. modern day outlaw [with a] hard hitting blue-collar brand of music” while NPR Music hailed, “Staying close to the sound and subject matter of classic outlaw artists like Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard and David Allan Coe, Morgan is poised to lead this hand-worn brand of country to the next generation.”

Elizabeth Cook

Elizabeth Cook is a Nashville-based Singer Songwriter from Wildwood, Florida. As a critically acclaimed live act and recording artist, the New York Times lauds her “a sharp and surprising country singer”. A veteran SiriusXM Outlaw Country Radio DJ, hosting her own show, Apron Strings, nationwide for the last 10 years, she is also a favorite of David Letterman, a regular performer on the Grand Ole Opry, and a frequent guest star on Adult Swim’s long-running hit cartoon series “Squidbillies” on Cartoon Network.

Wayne "The Train" Hancock

Bobby Bare Jr.

Langhorne Slim

The Howlin' Brothers

Roman Griswold

Slim Cessna's Auto Club

J.D. Wilkes

Joe Pug

The Deadstring Brothers

Shooter Jennings

Supersuckers

The Sadies

Crystal Bowersox

The Yawpers

The War and Treaty

Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Don Burns

Aaron Lee Tasjan

JP Harris

Centro-Matic

Lydia Loveless

Soledad Brothers

Reeves Gabrels

My Dear Disco

Chuck Mead

The Dead South

Reeves Gabrels

My Dear Disco

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