You have probably heard the term Red Dirt country, and maybe you know and love the music or maybe you don't know what it is. I am going to learn you some Red Dirt(yes I know learn you is not appropriate grammar). Here are a few things about Red Dirt that you need to know:
Red Dirt music is named after the color of the soil in Oklahoma. Red Dirt began in the 1980's in Stillwater, Ok
Some define Red Dirt music as "country music with an attitude". Others say it's a state of mind as much as it is a sound - a sound that successfully closes the gap between rock and country.
Red Dirt does not have a definitive sound. The style and sound varies from Artist to Artist and Band to Band
Cross Canadian Ragweed, Jason Boland, Great Divide, Wade Bowen and Stoney LaRue are some very popular Red Dirt bands and artists.
Red Dirt live shows features tons of energy, and the venues are usually packed with Red Dirt fans some traveling over 500 miles to see some of their favorites
Stoney LaRue is known as the Godfather of Red Dirt
It just so happens that you can see the "Godfather of Red Dirt" Stoney LaRue tonight with another KTTS Catch a Rising Star show at Midnight Rodeo. The door open at 7pm. Below is Stoney performing one of his biggin's