The Josh Abbott Band in Concert Saturday at Can Am ATV Mudstock 2014
Can Am ATV Mudstock 2014 just keeps getting better and better! With Pat Green coming in concert this Thursday night, you'd think that we'd draw the line there, but we're pulling out all the stops this year, and Saturday night, October 11th, you'll see The Josh Abbott Band!
Even though the Josh Abbott Band has only been recording and touring for around 5 years, they've made an incredible name for themselves in not only with Texas Country fans, but mainstream country fans as well.
An accomplished song writer, Abbott didn’t even begin writing until around 2004, when he was still in grad school at Texas Tech in Lubbock. A diehard Texas country fan, he’d picked up guitar a few years earlier, mainly to strum along to his favorite Pat Green songs. He vividly recalls the epiphany he had at a concert one night at Lubbock’s Blue Light when the notion of writing and playing his own music — maybe even for a living — first took root.
“It happened to be the Randy Rogers Band playing that night, but it could have been Pat or Wade Bowen or Cory Morrow, any of those guys that I saw over the years,” Abbott explains. “I always had this fascination with what they were doing. I’d go to their concerts and there’d be hundreds if not thousands of college kids singing along. That night at the Blue Light, I just remember watching the band and thinking, I want to do this…I think I can do this."
His dreams have all come true and he's going to be "doing it" again this Saturday night at Can Am ATV Mudstock 2014 at Muddy Bottoms ATV Park in Sarepta.
Newcomer, Dylan Scott, who played at the Centurylink Center during the final day weigh in of the FLW Bass Championship several months ago, will open the show at 8:30 pm.
Purchase tickets at the gate or go to MuddyBottomsATV.com