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The Shootouts mix supple Western swing with brash barroom country to A-plus results. Chuck Mead, a
torchbearer for such vintage sounds, produced the group’s upcoming album Bullseye — it’s a match
made in honky-tonk heaven. – Rolling Stone Country
The Shootouts are known for their energetic blend of honky-tonk, Americana, and traditional country.
After releasing their acclaimed 2019 debut Quick Draw, the band charted Top 50 on Americana radio
and in 2020, were nominated for an Ameripolitan Music Award for “Best Honky-Tonk Group.” They have
shared the stage with luminaries Marty Stuart, Jim Lauderdale, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Radney Foster,
Sheryl Crow, Chris Isaak, and many more.
Produced by Grammy-nominee and BR549 founder Chuck Mead and released April 3oth, 2021, Bullseye
has been praised by a range of outlets including Rolling Stone Country, American Songwriter, Wide Open
Country, The Boot, and The Bluegrass Situation, amongst others. The album has currently spent over
eighteen weeks on the Americana Music Association Top 30 album chart, including three weeks in the
The Shootouts are recording their 3rd album, “Stampede,” with 10x Grammy-winner Ray Benson, lead
singer of Asleep at The Wheel, producing. Due out mid-2022.
The Shootouts effectively straddle the line between being a uniquely sounding outfit yet feeling as
comfortable as an old friend from the first moment you hear them. (Bullseye is) everything Quick Draw
promised and more. – American Songwriter
If you want something done right, you go to the experts. So if you want some vintage honky-tonk, you
go to The Shootouts. They approach their music with discipline and playfulness, a winning combination.
– No Depression