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."
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!
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!
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 americanaroundup.com
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!
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
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!
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!
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!