Harkening back to a time when country music was the music for a generation of hard workin’, hard livin’ people, the Idle Ranch Hands play a brand of hard drivin’ electric honky tonk not heard since Bakersfield heroes Buck Owens and Merle Haggard ruled the airwaves in the late 1960’s. Made up of current and former members of Russ Nasset & the Revelators, Tom Catmull and the Clerics and the Country Kings, the Idle Ranch Hands have the musical pedigree, sharp looks, and energetic style that the people crave!
With Sam Nasset on electric guitar, Gibson Hartwell on pedal steel guitar, Tim Martin on bass, and Duke Kirschenmann on drums, the Idle Ranch Hands have gained a strong following in Western Montana and beyond. Expect to hear classic country and honky tonk songs from the likes of Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Lefty Frizzell, George Jones and others, as well as original country music and hot instrumentals!
One thing is for sure, after seeing the western suits and hearing the hard country sounds of the Idle Ranch Hands, you’ll wonder if you’re back in a smoke filled juke joint, sipping 25 cent beers and watching the pretty girls waltz and two step the night away!