the Rowdymen

the Rowdymen

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On a windblown dusty day, in the heart of the Canadian Prairies, one of the planets hardest hittin' Rockabilly bands was born.

Biography

The Rowdymen were born on a windblown dusty day, in the heart of the Canadian Prairies. Since their formation in Winnipeg in 1997, these River City Rockabilly wildmen have shared the stage with an eclectic mix of luminaries, ranging from the likes of Neko Case and Fred Eaglesmith to Blues Great T Model Ford and Rockabilly Legend Sleepy La Beef.
With a relentless touring schedule, the Rowdymen's legion of fans continues to grow. With the release of their highly anticipated sophomore effort, Rubberneckin', the band is spreading their unique blend of High-Octane Roots, Edgy Rockabilly and Prairie Twang across the land.
The Rowdymen's touring is not just north of the border, there first time down South they blew the doors off Viva Las Vegas 5 [North America's largest Rockabilly festival] in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they were the lone Canadian band . Some highlights from their most recent venture to the U.S, included a show in Oklahoma City at the legendary Will Rogers Theater, where they shared the marquee with Burlesque star Dita Von Teese, as well as stellar shows at the legendary Lee's Liquor Lounge in Minneapolis, and Huey's in Memphis, a stones throw from mecca, Sun Studios. Other highlights from the past year include headling the Ness Creek Music Festival, where past headliners have included the likes of Reverend Horton Heat and Hank Williams III as well as a Canadian tour with rockabilly legend Sleepy La Beef.
Night after night The Rowdymen drive their show home with an energetic edge that leaves their audiences wanting more.


"You boys sure know what you're doin' " - Sleepy La Beef

Discography

Debut Album - Rowdy Duty
2nd release - Rubberneckin
Compilations
Zombie Night In Canada
Rockabilly Hall of Fame Showcase Volume 1
Guess Who's Home - Guess Who Tribute Album

Set List

Set List
The Old Hereafter
Let Me Go Rock & Roll
Say Mama
Alley Cat
All By Myself
Kaw-Liga
Folsom Prison Blues
She’s A Square
Two Weeks Notice
Rocket in my Pocket
Baby, Let’s Play House
Forest For The Trees
Rock Billy Boogie
Rock Therapy
Black Slacks
Brokedown
Lonesome Train
Skinny Little Town
I’ll Apologize
Claudette
Rumble
Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock
Rock House

Rowdymen Covers
Bird Dog-Everley Brothers
Pistol Packin’ Mama-gene vincent
Rock this Town-Stray Cats
One Night-Elvis Presley
Memphis-Chuck Berry
Rock Billy Boogie-Johnny Burnette Trio
Sittin’ and Thinkin’-Charlie Rich
Rockhouse-Roy Orbison
Cocaine Blues-Johnny Cash
Honey Don’t-Carl Perkins
Folsom Prison-Johnny Cash
Cruisin’-Gene Vincent
Twenty Flight Rock-Eddie Cochran
All By Myself-Johnny Burnette Trio
Latest Flame-Elvis Presley
Pink Cadillac-Bruce Springsteen
Rave On-Buddy Holly
I Fought The Law-Bobby Fuller Four
Dallas-Joe Ely
Be-Bop-A-Lula-Gene Vincent
Blues Stay Away-Jo