Wednesday August 16th
Star Community Bar Presents
Hot Rod Walt
The Octanes", one of Texas' premier roots/rockabilly bands. Proudly endorsed in 2013 by Gretsch Guitars! Nominated in 2011 Best Americana, 2010 Best Roots Rock , by The Houston Press, and Best Bass Player 2010 & 2011! Consisting of: Adam Burchfield (Guitar, Vocals) , Drew Hays (bass, vocals), Brian "Chopper" Shoppell (Drums). The Octanes play original material, heavily rooted in hillbilly, while revving up the traditional sound with driving rhythms, and a big guitar tone. Currently working on a brand new album, due out this year, Lucky Seven is still available at shows, local record shops, and. C.D. Baby, on-line.
The Octanes have shared shows with the likes of: Wanda Jackson, Reverend Horton Heat, Southern Culture On The Skids, Candye Kane, The Nekromantix, The Phantom Rockers, Pep Torres, Mack Stevens, and The Chop Tops, just to name a few.