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October 31, 2023

The Shootouts cover "Psycho" in honor of Halloween

The Shootouts dropped a spooky new cover of the cult-classic country murder ballad "Psycho" on Tuesday, October 31 in honor of Halloween. The song was original recorded during the sessions for the band's "Quick Draw" album in 2018. Click here to listen now!


September 11, 2023

The Shootouts to open for Chris Isaak at Maverik Center in Salt Lake City

The Shootouts are looking forward to opening for Chris Isaak at the Maverik Center on Thursday, December 7th. Tickets are available here.

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May 24, 2023

Stampede spends 13 weeks on Americana Music Association Top 10 Album Chart

May 24th marks 3 months since “Stampede”  was released into the world, and it has been in the Americana Album Chart TOP TEN for 13 weeks straight! The Shootouts are thankful for all the incredible stations that are still willing to take a chance on new music. Thank you so much!


March 17, 2023

The Shootouts perform with Asleep at the Wheel for Ray Benson Birthday Bash in Austin

On March 14th the Shootouts had the honor of playing two songs with Asleep at the Wheel during Ray Benson's Annual Birthday bash in Austin, TX alongside other special guests Spoon, William Beckman and more!

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February 24, 2023

The Shootouts Make Their Grand Ole Opry Debut

The Shootouts had the honor of making their Grand Ole Opry debut on February 24th. Click here to see photos!

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January 23, 2023

In-Store & Signing at Grimey's in Nashville

Join us Feb. 23 at 5PM for an in-store performance and album signing at Grimey's in Nashville, TN! Preorder the indie-exclusive vinyl from them today!


January 12, 2023

Hear "I'll Never Need Anyone More" featuring Raul Malo

Thanks to the fine folks at Holler for debuting "I'll Never Need Anyone More" featuring Raul Malo of the Mavericks. Here it here!

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October 14, 2022

New album "Stampede" coming February 24, 2023 on Soundly Music - produced by Ray Benson

The Shootouts third album "Stampede" will drop February 24, 2023 via Soundly Music, and features guest stars Marty Stuart, Raul Malo, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale and Asleep at the Wheel. Click here to preorder exclusive vinyl, shirts and more!


May 17, 2022

The Shootouts Welcome New Bassist 

The Shootouts would like to introduce the newest official member: bassist and vocalist Kevin McManus! Make sure to welcome him at an upcoming show! 

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October 25, 2021

Honky Tonk Holiday Tour with The Shootouts & Steel Blossoms

The Shootouts will be hitting the road with Steel Blossoms in December for the Honky Tonk Holiday Tour. Click Here for details and tickets!


July 9, 2021

The Shootouts with Asleep at The Wheel PLUS: Next Album!

The Shootouts will be performing with Asleep at The Wheel in Cincinnati, Warren and Kent, OH in September! PLUS: Asleep at the Wheel leader Ray Benson will be producing the next Shootouts album, set to record in September as well!

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June 1, 2021

The Shootouts on the charts

"Bullseye" is making waves on the charts, holding strong at #6 the Americana Music Association Album Chart, and reaching #1 on the Alt-Country Speciality Chart and Roots Music Report Country and Americana Charts!


May 16, 2021

Saving Country Music Top 25 Playlist

Check out the Saving Country Music Top 25 Playlist to hear The Shootouts and many more great acts. Click here

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April 27, 2021

Virtual Performance and Interview at The Rock Hall

The Shootouts joined the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for an exclusive performance and interview, premiering April 28th at 7PM. Watch here!


April 23, 2021

WMOT / NPR Finally Friday Live Performance 

WMOT Roots Radio is featuring a 4-song live set from The Shootouts for "Finally Friday!"

Watch It Here!

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March 16, 2021

"Everything I Know" Premiere at American Songwriter

Thanks to American Songwriter for premiering The Shootouts new video / single "Everything I Know!" 

Read and watch here!


February 4, 2021

"Rattlesnake Whiskey" Premiere at Wide Open Country

Thanks to the great folks at Wide Open Country for debuting the music video for "Rattlesnake Whiskey" -- the first track available from "Bullseye!" Check it out here!

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November 1, 2020

The Shootouts release seasonal single 

"Look Out The Window (The Winter Song)" finds the Shootouts putting their high-energy, neo-traditional honky-tonk mark on this obscure holiday chestnut, originally recorded by Gene Autry & Rosemary Clooney, Tex Williams and more.​ Click here to listen and purchase now!

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February 2, 2020

The Shootouts take on ELO and Whitney Houston

“To celebrate our Ameripolitan Music Awards nomination, and as a thank you to our supporters for a great 2019, we went into the studio in Nashville with our friends Jordan Lehning and Skylar Wilson to put our spin on two of our favorite classic hits. We had a blast with these and hope you enjoy them too.” - The Shootouts. Click here to listen and download


August 2, 2019

The Shootouts at AmericanaFest 2019

The Shootouts will be in Nashville for AmericanaFest 2019, including a set at "The Palamino Rides Again: 70th Anniversary Event" at the East Nashville American Legion Post 82 on Thursday, September 12th. The show runs from noon to 7 PM and features Jim Lauderdale, Rosie Flores, The HawtThorns and more. The Shootouts perform at 1:45 PM. 

Stay tuned for details on more AmericanaFest Shootouts events, including an interview on WSM, and performances at Grimey's and Dee's Country Cocktail Lounge!

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October 5, 2023

The Shootouts nominated for "Best Honky Tonk Group" at Ameripolitan Music Awards 2024 in Austin, TX

The awards take place at the Austin City Limits Moody Theater in Austin in February 2024 -- and you can help The Shootouts take home the prize! Vote today, and every day, until December 1st! (No purchase necessary, and you do not need to vote for every category.) Click here to vote now!

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May 31, 2023

The Shootouts to play AmericanaFest official showcase in Nashville

The Shootouts are looking forward to returning to AmericanaFest in Nashville this September for an official showcase. Festival tickets are available here.


May 10, 2023

Sirius XM Outlaw Country Mini-Concert to air May 13 and 14, 2023

Recorded at the Sirius XM NYC studios, The Shootouts "Stampede" mini-concert will air May 13 (12AM and 9 AM) and 14th (12PM and 9 PM) exclusively on Sirius XM Outlaw Country, Channel 60! Click here to listen


March 13, 2023

New Music Video Premieres at Glide Magazine

Check out the video for "I'll Never Need Anyone More" that premiered at Glide Magazine! Watch it here!

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February 24, 2023

"Stampede" available now & climbing the charts

"Stampede" is available now! Listen here! #1 on the Alt-Country Specialty Chart, #12 on Americana Album Chart & #18 on the Americana Single Chart!


January 19, 2023

Nashville Scene names The Shootouts an Artist to Watch for 2023


December 9, 2022

The Shootouts to make Grand Ole Opry debut February 24, 2023

The Shootouts will make their debut performance on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN on February 24 -- the same day "Stampede" is released! Get tickets here!

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September 1, 2022

The Shootouts nominated for 2023 Ameripolitan Music Award - Vote now! 

The awards take place at Graceland in Memphis in February 2023 -- and you can help The Shootouts take home the prize! Vote today, and every day, until December 1st! (No purchase necessary, and you do not need to vote for every category.) Click here to vote now!

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March 24, 2022

The Shootouts join Asleep at The Wheel for Tour Dates

The Shootouts will be sharing the stage with the incredible Asleep at The Wheel!

Grab info and tickets here!

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July 10, 2021

The Shootouts official showcase at AmericanaFest 2021 in Nashville

The Shootouts will be officially showcasing at AmericanaFest 2021 in Nashville in September! For info on passes, click here!

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June 15, 2021

Saving Country Music Best of 2021 So Far

Thanks to Saving Country Music for highly recommending "Bullseye" as one of the best roots & country albums of 2021 so far! 


May 16, 2021

Saving Country Music Review

Saving Country Music says: "The Shootouts and Bullseye are fire." Click here to read more

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April 28, 2021

"Another Mother" video and op-ed premiere at V13

Check out the music video and guest blog / op-ed piece from Ryan for "Another Mother," premiering with V13. Watch here!


April 26, 2021

"Bullseye" sneak peek at Cowboys & Indians 

Hear the album before you can buy it, courtesy of Cowboys & Indians!

Hear It Here!


April 23, 2021

"Hurt Heartbroke" Premiere at Farce The Music

Thanks to Farce The Music for premiering The Shootouts new track "Hurt Heartbroke" with a special live-in-the-studio video! 

Watch It Here!


February 25, 2021

"Here Come The Blues" Premiere at The Boot

Thanks to the fine folks over at The Boot for debuting the song "Here Come The Blues" -- the second  track available from "Bullseye!"

Check it out here!

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February 4, 2021

New album "Bullseye" coming April 30, 2021

The Shootouts will release their new album "Bullseye" on April, 30 2021 via Soundly Music. The album features 12 tracks and was produced by Chuck Mead. Preorder now here on CD, digital and limited edition colored vinyl.


September 20, 2020

The Shootouts + Music Fog live videos

Check out three live performances from the fine folks at Music Fog, recorded in Nashville in 2019. Click here to view

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January 1, 2020

"Quick Draw" on Americana Highways best of 2019

The Shootouts are honored to be featured on the Americana Highways "Best Albums of 2019" list, next to Tyler Childers, Alice Wallace, Jade Jackson, Yola, Chris Shiflet and more!

"This band brings western swing to life unlike any other band since BR5-49. If you like two-stepping, this is definitely the album for you."

Click here to read the full article


May 27, 2019

"Quick Draw" debuts on Americana Radio Chart

The Shootouts are in the TOP 50 on the Americana Music Association Album Chart! In under four weeks “Quick Draw” has climbed from #97 to #47 to break the top 50 — and they ain’t done yet! 

Thanks to everyone at the great radio stations around the world who are supporting honky tonk and traditional country music! ​

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September 14, 2023

The Shootouts at AmericanaFest: WSM, Roberts Western World, Official Showcase and more.

The Shootouts are looking forward to returning to AmericanaFest in Nashville this September for an official showcase, an interview on WSM, playing Robert's Western World for the Sirius XM Outlaw Country day party and more! Click here for details

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May 26, 2023

The Shootouts will return to the Grand Ole Opry on July 23rd

The Shootouts are honored to return to the Grand Ole Opry stage on Sunday, July 23rd! Tickets are available here.

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May 1, 2023

The Shootouts to perform at WMOT Roots on the Rivers 2023 in Nashville

The Shootouts are thrilled to join Alison Brown, Langhorne Slim, Steve Cropper, Laura Cantrell and many more for WMOT's Roots on The Rivers Fest in Nashville on June 3rd. Click for tickets and info here!


February 28, 2023

The Shootouts to perform SXSW official showcase

The Shootouts will play an official SXSW Showcase at The Continental Club on Tuesday, March 14, 2023! For more info, visit


February 16, 2023

Grab the Indie Store Exclusive pressing of "Stampede"

Grab this exclusive pressing from your favorite record store: find one near you by clicking here!

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January 12, 2023

Stampede Tour 2023!

The Shootouts will be embarking on the Stampede 2023 tour soon! Check out all the dates here.


November 1, 2022

Hear "Better Things to Do" on Sirius XM Outlaw Country

Check out Sirius XM Outlaw Country (Ch. 60) to hear The Shootouts new track "Better Things to Do" featuring Marty Stuart!

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June 18, 2022

The Shootouts open for Chris Isaak

The Shootouts will be opening for Chris Isaak at The Canton Palace Theatre in Canton, OH on July 15th! Tickets are on sale now: Click here!

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December 20, 2021

The Shootouts join Marty Stuart in Warren, OH

The Shootouts will be sharing the stage with Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives on January 14th in Warren, OH. Grab tickets here!


July 10, 2021

The Shootouts on Buddy & Jim Radio Show on Sirius XM Outlaw Country

The Shootouts were featured and interviewed on the Buddy & Jim Show on Sirius XM Outlaw Country! Available on demand through July 25th for Sirius XM subscribers!


June 7, 2021

Pulse of Americana Spotify Playlist

Thanks to Spotify for adding our song "Here Come The Blues" to the Pulse of Americana playlist. Check it out here


May 21, 2021

Low Quantity Alert!

There are less than 50 copies of "Bullseye" available on transparent aqua vinyl in the Shootouts online store. Order today, before it sells out!

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April 28, 2021

"Another Mother" acoustic video premiere at Holler

Check out the music video for the acoustic version of "Another Mother," premiering with Holler. Watch here!


April 25, 2021

The Shootouts on SXM Outlaw Country

Got Sirius XM? Tune in to Outlaw Country (Channel 60) to hear multiple tracks from "Bullseye!"

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April 7, 2021

"Saturday Night Town" Premiere at The Bluegrass Situation

Thanks to The Bluegrass Situation for premiering The Shootouts new track "Saturday Night Town!" 

Read and Listen here!

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February 8, 2021

The Shootouts in Rolling Stone Country Music Picks of The Week

The Shootouts are honored to have "Rattlesnake Whiskey" as one of the Rolling Stone Country Music Picks of The Week! Read the article here!

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November 15, 2020 

Shootouts lead singer starts 24/7 Americana Streaming Radio Channel

The Shootouts lead singer Ryan Humbert has launched a 24/7 online radio station, The Americana Roundup. The channel offers a hand-curated blend of modern roots rock, traditional country, classic rock, folk, bluegrass, blues and more and can be heard throughout the US, Canada and the UK. The Americana Roundup is free to stream via the website and a phone app. Directions on downloading the app are available at

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July 17, 2020

New Instrumental EP from Shootouts Guitarist

Shootouts guitarist Brian Poston has released a new 4-song EP, titled "Time Changes Everything" featuring his red-hot guitar skills on four new recordings. 

For more information and to purchase your copy, click here.


December 9, 2019

Ameripolitan Music Award Nomination

The Shootouts are thrilled and honored to be nominated for "Best Honky Tonk Group" at the 2020 Ameripolitan MusicAwards taking place at Graceland in Memphis on February 24th. 

The band is excited to be a part of all the festivities over that weekend, which includes performances from Reverend Horton Heat, Dale Watson, a special lifetime achievement award for Duane Eddy -- a showcase from The Shootouts -- and much more. 

Thanks to all of you who voted for The Shootouts in the nomination process!

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May 1, 2019

Country Music UK Five Star Review

Country Music People is the world's longest running and most respected country music magazine and is published monthly from the UK.

Excerpt from the five star review: "This album captivated me from start to finish: the musicianship, the songs, the delivery, the sweet harmonies, the production ... If real country music floats your boat then prepare to sail far away with this one; it’s more than good, it’s a delight."​ Read the full review

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