Gary Nix & West Texas

Gary Nix & West Texas

 Lubbock, Texas, USA
BandCountryClassic Rock

Biography

Gary Nix grew up in Arkansas, not far from Memphis, TN. He has played with or opened for Waylon Jennings, Charlie Rich, Merle Harggard, and many others. Nolan McCleery spent time in Nashville playing with "Little" Jimmy Dickens, and years playing with many well-known Texas swing bands. Lonnie Kuss has been playing in local bands since Junior High in Slaton, TX. In 1994 Brian Ashburn, who began playing in High School in Plains, TX, joined Lonnies' band, "The Classics". Our current band was formed in 2009 With Gary Nix on lead vocals, guitar, and sometimes keyboard; Lonnie Kuss on vocals, harmonies, lead\rythym guitar; Nolan McCleery on bass, lead guitar, fiddle, vocals, & harmonies; Brian Ashburn on drums, vocals, and sound; and Bradford Jackson on lead guitar and vocals. And now featuring Staci Laymon on lead vocals.