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Bart Crow

Sounds Like: Dusty country-rock with a sensitive side, equally fitting for a night of shenanigans or hiding out at home

For Fans of: Tom Petty’s Wildflowers, Whiskeytown’s Pneumonia, Son Volt’s Trace

Why You Should Pay Attention: Born in a small town Texas and based in Austin, Crow has spent more than a decade wearing it out on the vibrant live circuit in Texas and Oklahoma. In 2015, he released his album The Parade and his single “Life Comes at You Fast” — inspired by the revelation that his wife was having twins — was the year’s most played song on the Texas Music Chart. The impressively inked Crow also made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2015, proof that his honest and optimistic style of songwriting has a reach far beyond the Lone Star State’s borders.

He Says: “We’ve run and gunned on pennies and empty rooms for so long that it can only go up. When you see these things happening it’s interesting, because on paper it’s beautiful and I’m so proud and my …

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