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Buckley

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“Buckley gives the occasional Mick Jagger growl during his musings over tortured women and grief-stricken lives to give the songs their strongest feelings of authenticity ~ Boston Globe

Singer-songwriter Buckley is putting the final touches on his forthcoming album, “Las Cruces.” It’s a fitting title for a man at continual crossroads.

Inspired by the boundless sky hanging over the desert on his nighttime drives during a recent tour in the southwest, his sonic brush is a bit heavier and the mood a little darker this go-around.

After fronting the critically acclaimed alt-country band the Gilded Splinters, Buckley moved from Boston to Austin in 2011. Ranging from rough to raw to rueful, Buckley’s sound caught ears and landed him residencies at the White Horse, Blackheart, Hotel Vegas, and Hole in the Wall, gigs at Nashville’s famed Bluebird Cafe, and airplay from KUT to the UK.

Now at the crossroads again, with 5 years in Austin behind him, and a little of that black-star twilight in his pocket, Buckley is making his way west…