281 South

281 South


281 South’s music is a soulful blend of texas country, southern rock and blues.

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Hailing from Fort Worth, this Red Dirt Texas band is a blend of talented musicians and traveling souls made up of Jimmy Sliger, lead vocals/rhythm guitar; Sean Macy, backup vocals/lead guitar; Phillip Baker, bass guitar; and Dathen Martin, drums. 281 South’s music is a soulful blend of texas country, southern rock and blues.

281 South has been playing in venues across Texas and Oklahoma, opening for established artists such as Stoney Larue, Reckless Kelly, Micky and the Motorcars, Ryan Turner, Mark Mckinney, Deryl Dodd, Tommy Alverson, Brandon Jenkins, Phil Hamilton…just to name a few.

281 south’s first album, "Third Times a Charm", hit the market with a bang in 2008 and their single “Coming Home Tonight” quickly moved up the charts playing on radio stations all across Texas and Oklahoma. The band was also featured on Fox 4 Good Day Texas in 2009 to promote their first single. The band just finished their new single “BoxCar” which has already had some airtime on 95.9 The Ranch and should be hitting the airwaves everywhere very soon. The new single has sparked a new interest in longtime fans as well as capturing the hearts of new ones.

Known for their high octane shows, dedication to their craft, and workaholic mentality, the sky is truly the limit for this rising band in the texas music scene.

Venues: Texas Music Festival & Chili Cook-off, Mayfest, Bono's Chophouse, Silver Star Entertainment Hall, Filthy McNasty's, Luckenbach Dancehall, The Wormy Dog Saloon, Froggy Bottom Beach Club, The Happy Armadillo, Hattricks, White Elephant, Overtime Sports Bar, The Bone, Adairs, Eagles Nest, 8.0's, Larry Joe Taylor Festival, Tommy Alverson's Family Gathering, Monte Carlos, The Rockin S, BoStocks Billiards & Bar, Caddo Street Grill, just to name a few.


2010 - New Single "BoxCar"
2008 " Third Times A Charm"

Set List

1-2 Hr Sets, Mix of Cover's and originals. We cover Haggard to Stevie Ray, with a mix of Texas music, Reckless Kelly, Stoney Larue, Cross Canadian. We can play longer but require a break between sets.