The Roundups

The Roundups

BandCountry

The Roundups’ style ranges from mid-40’s Western swing to ‘50’s honky-tonk to ‘60s Bakersfield. With Merle Travis-style guitar pickin’ and the distinctive, beautiful sounds of the pedal steel guitar, The Roundups take pride in playing country music that is unique, authentic and most of all…..FUN!!!

Biography

The Roundups are not just one of Indiana’s premier country bands, they are one of the longest running bands as well. Having recently celebrated their 10th Anniversary, the Roundups are continuing with the country music formula that has made them so successful……playing pure country music in the vintage tradition.

Fronted by lead singer, lead guitarist and chief songwriter Jeff Stevenson, The Roundups are equally adept at playing both full cover sets as well as sets featuring all original music. As a result, the band has been successful playing all types of venues from lodges to honky-tonks to arenas, including opening for such acts as Hank Williams, Jr., Vince Gill, Tim McGraw, BR5-49, The Derailers and countless others.

Set List

The Roundups are able to vary their set lists based upon the venue. In other words, we can play mostly originals or we can do all cover songs, based on the type of event.

We are always prepared to play a minimum of four 45-minute sets. A sampling of the types of covers songs that we perform is as follows:

A Six Pack To Go - Hank Thompson
Nine Pound Hammer - Merle Travis
Hey, Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down - Merle Haggard
Truck Drivin' Man - various
Steel Guitar Rag - various
Silver Wings - Merle Haggard
Drivin' Nails In My Coffin - Hank Thompson
I Fall To Pieces - Mike Nesmith version
Mama Tried - Merle Haggard
If You've Got The Money - Lefty Frizell
Last Train To Clarksville - Jerry Reed version
Take Me Back To Tulsa - Bob Wills
Crazy - Willie Nelson
Bud's Bounce - Buck Owens
Cash On The Barrelhead - various