West of Ustick
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West of Ustick

Boise, Idaho, United States | INDIE

Boise, Idaho, United States | INDIE
Band Folk Americana




"Bringing the metal back to acoustic music"

"Each song is finely crafted, showing off Ronnie's talents of both singing and guitar playing. As a vocalist, Ronnie has a very powerful voice that booms far above the music, all the while creating harmonies that are held long enough to give an epic feel to the music. " - Miccontrol.com

"Old, wise, and hard-rocking"

"Getting the party started will be local folk-pop act Acousticats, you can stream their demo, which contains covers of The Avett Brothers, Nirvana, and others here. " - Boise Weekly

"West of Ustick - Pickin' Some of the Best Tunes in Any Direction"

"'Jamming by themselves in Ronnie's home recording studio or playing in front of 800 people at Alive After Five, It's pretty obvious that they're having a great time doing what they love to do'" - Uncleboise.com


Ronnie Marler
"Tangled in Strings"
2006 Ronnie Records

"9 Lives"
2007 Ronnie Records

2009 Ronnie Records



As band mates in rock cover band "Jack Crowne and the Coronas" Ronnie Marler and Tim Bossart formed a tight musical bond sharing a love for Americana Roots and Folk music. In 2007 the two splintered off and created the acoustic duo that is now known as "West of Ustick".

Playing festivals and wine bars they honed their skills under the band name "the Acousticats" in 2009 recorded their debut album "9 Lives" and "Demo" in 2010

Active in the Boise music scene today. the band continues to entertain. Playing an eclectic mix of crowd pleasing Folk/Pop and Acoustic Roots music. Featuring Mandolin, Slide Dobro, Guitar and Vocals.