Last night, the 2019 Texas Regional Radio Music Awards announced Austin-based band Copper Chief as winners of “New Band of the Year” at the Arlington Music Hall in Arlington, Texas. In addition to the win Copper Chief performed their heavy-hitting rendition of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene,” which was also showcased on FOX 4 Good Day, Monday morning. To stream Copper Chief’s performance on FOX 4, click here.
“Last night was amazing,” stated Mike Valliere (vocals/guitar), “This is the first award we have ever won. We are ecstatic with how the Texas music community has embraced us and humbled to have been nominated by so many talented artists that we have grown up with. To be able to close out the show at the end of the night was the icing on the cake.” For more information, visit www.copperchiefmusic.com.
Recently featured as a fan favorite on USA Network’s country music showcase series, “Real Country,” Copper Chief also made their debut at this year’s SXSW and will be continuing the momentum as they head out on tour with country legends, Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels. You can also check out Copper Chief at the 2019 Stagecoach Festival.
For more information on show dates, Copper Chief music and news, visit their website at www.copperchiefmusic.com.
About Copper Chief:
With an old school country/rock approach, the group is made up of Mike Valliere (vocals, guitar), Rio Tripiano (vocals, lead guitar), Justin Lusk (vocals, bass), and John Jammall II (drums). Based out of South Austin, Texas, Copper Chief considers themselves more of a brotherhood than a musical ensemble. Their style has been influenced by many genres of music including roots, rock ‘n’ roll, country, soul, swamp, psychedelic and blues to create an unapologetic sound.
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