Lonesome Dave Fisher added to the ever growing line-up of Rockin’ Route 66
Lonesome Dave Fisher is a Rockabilly singer, songwriter, and guitarist living in Aurora, Colorado. His danceable, exciting tunes with well crafted lyrics are inspired by classic artists such as Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, and Carl Perkins. A lifetime of collecting records and performing music of many kinds assures a professional and engaging live show.
Lonesome Dave Fisher has had a musical life; as the youngest son in a travelling family, regional American music worked its way into everyday life. As a young boy in San Antonio and Austin he tagged along to the Outlaw Country radio stations where his older brother and father both worked and attended shows in dancehalls and outdoor festivals such as Willie Nelson’s 4th of July picnic. In his junior high years, he attended both country music fan conventions and arena rock concerts in Nashville. In high school, he jumped onstage with a guitar or bass any chance he could- first with young punk bands in Detroit as his dad worked in an auto factory, then later with Tejano bands outside of little Temple, Texas. Returning to Austin as an adult, he toured the southern states with his surf trio The Swanktones opening for many national acts including Reverend Horton Heat, Agent Orange, and the Beach Boys. He fronted both an alternative country band (The Heroes of the West) and a honky tonk classic cover group (The Outlaw Playboys) before joining Roy Heinrich and the Pickups (Stockade Records) as a lead/baritone guitarist, doubling on mandolin. This was followed by a stint as a lead guitarist in touring rock group Stickpony (Club du Musique Records). He’s been leading his own group and performing his own material as Lonesome Dave Fisher since 2007.
His original music has been described as “Sleepy LaBeef meets the Blasters”, and often is vocally compared to the style of Johnny Cash. He takes all the music of his life history- the energy of punk rock, the precision of country guitar, the storytelling of the blues, the creative musical scales of Tejano and Surf- and incorporates it all into a relevant style outside of current trends. Both of his albums continue to receive airplay in America and around the world, and his streaming audio and downloads have reached over 40 countries worldwide.
Lonesome Dave Fisher has a self-released album, “The Narrow Road to the Deepest South”, a self-released vinyl single “This Used to be My Town”, and an album currently available on the Plan 9 Trash label from Austria. Two new tracks are to be released on a vinyl single.
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