This past year was a great year for The Mother Truckers and 2007 is shaping up to be even better. The band was voted “Best Roots Rock Band” at the SXSW 2007 Austin Music Awards. The band was in the Top Ten in five other categories including: Band of the Year, Best New Band, Best Country Band, Best Electric Guitarist, and Best Female Vocals.
Also, The Austin American Statesman’s Michael Corcoran listed the bands CD “Broke, Not Broken” in the TOP 10 local albums list. In KGSR’s annual list of top 107 albums, the CD “Broke, Not Broken” was listed as #57! Last, in his personal selections, The Austin Chronicle’s Chris Gray also named The Mother Truckers “Best Roots Rock Group”.
With fans like Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, The Mother Truckers have built a huge following evidenced by a weekly residence at the Continental Club, a spot at Willie’s 4th of July picnic, an official SXSW date, an upcoming show at the High Sierra Music Festival, and numerous shows at all the big festivals and hot spots in the Austin area.
The Mother Truckers are an irreverent, harmony driven Country b...