Free Ride in a Mason Jar is primarily comprised of 5 vivacious band members. Their Rockabilly music consists of mostly Country, but expands into other such genres of music as southern rock, classic rock, and blues. www.facebook.com/FRIAMJ
SET TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm
Trailer Queen is a Classic Country/Honky Tonk band based in Phoenix. They’re proud to be part of a growing number of musicians keeping real country and roots music alive. In the short time Trailer Queen has been on the scene, they have opened for Wayne Hancock, The Paladins, and Joe Buck. Trailer Queen is: Brea Burns-Vocals/Rhythm Guitar; Cole Sheldon-Lead Guitar/Pedal Steel; Jamie Waldron-Upright Bass; Mike Lopez-Drums. www.trailerqueenaz.com
SET TIME: 12:30pm-1:30pm
With the release of her new album, Fall Into Me, it’s clear Katie Armiger is a star. The album, a work of stunning maturity, also reflects the accomplished young artist’s deepening confidence in her own abilities. Armiger co-wrote every song on the 14-cut set not because she deliberately set out to do so, but because she had such a clear vision for the project that none of the many outside songs she considered seemed personal enough. “I know it’s cliché to say, but it really is kind of a diary of my life in the last two years,” she says of the album… > Read complete bio
SET TIME: 2:00pm-3:00pm
This band successfully blends “Outlaw and Honky Tonk Country” with a touch of homegrown Arizona style. Sioux has an original sound that is influenced by Waylon Jennings, CDB, Hank Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd, and AZ native, Roger Clyne. A Boy Named Sioux was formed in July ’07 and made a quick impression, winning a Phoenix New Times ”Best of Phoenix” award for Best Local Band. In ’09 they won “Country Group of the Year” at the Phoenix/L.A. Music Awards. They’ve shared the stage with David Allen Coe, Mark Chestnut, Lee Brice, Jarod Neiman, Colt Ford, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, Justin Moore, Mark Wills, and Keith Urban. They have also played the Tempe Tostitos Fiesta Bowl New Years Eve Block Party, the P.F. Changs Rock & Roll Marathon, Country Thunder Arizona, and headlined in Vegas. The band is led by R.E. Toner on vocals/acoustic, and features Greg Ahmann on guitar, Austin Goff on drums, and Steve Danielak on bass. www.aboynamedsiouxaz.com
SET TIME: 3:40pm-4:40pm
Voodoo Swing is Shorty Kreutz on lead guitar and vocals; Leeroy Nelson on drums; and Tommy Collins on his ‘doghouse’ double-bass. Their unique ‘rip-it-up’ Rockabilly attracts fans all over the world. Their debut album, We’re Usin’ Code Names!, was followed by the blockbuster, Well, Okay Then!, before the band scored the soundtrack for the Lowrider documentary “Low and Slow,” as well as “Rockabilly Vampire.” Another rockumentary, “Keep on Rollin’” is a tour-de-force … “We feel it’s our best work to date, representing not only our tenacity and stubborn work ethic, but also those of dozens of other roots music bands who persevere and log thousands of miles on the road.” After the huge Viva Las Vegas festival in April and our BBQ Fest, Voodoo Swing will head to Europe for some popular summer festivals. www.voodooswing.net
SET TIME: 5:15pm-6:15pm
Metalhead is Arizona’s original and best Hair Band Rock Show! They are headlining the Arizona BBQ Festival at 7pm!
Rocking, Drinkin’ Swearin’, spandex, eyeliner, AquaNet, your sister, your daughter, your mom.
Poison, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Skid Row, Ratt, The Scorpions, OZZY, Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses, Twisted Sister, your mom.
SET TIME: 7pm-9pm