The Smokin' Bandits' 10th Anniv. Party & Bandit County Fair Pre-Party

The Spring of 2013 marks the band's 10th Anniversary as well as the return of their Bandit County Fair Music Festival held June 7-8, 2013 along the beautiful Mississippi River in De Soto, WI. Joining the Bandits at this year's festival will once again be some of the best regional and national talent the Midwest has to offer, including Reed Grimm & Shoeless Revolution, Fat Maw Rooney, God Johnson, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, The People Brothers Band, Mark Joseph & the American Soul, TUGG, Evergreen Grass Band, Moon Boot Posse, SoapBox Project, Clovis Mann, and many more.

The Smokin' Bandits

Taking a unique style of Rock & Bluegrass to a jam-like frenzy before bringing you back down with their sweet and well-placed country & Midwestern vocals, Smokin' Bandits have been a staple on a powerful Midwest music scene for a decade with their high-energy form of original music dubbed "Grass n' Roll." With a catalog of original material mixing influences ranging from Willie Nelson to The Allman Brothers Band, Little Feat to Leftover Salmon, the band brings a powerhouse performance each time they take the stage sure to make you move, shake, and promising for every show to be one of different form. Forming as a string band in La Crosse, WI in 2003, the Bandits electrified in 2004 to form a sound that is uniquely theirs but reaches to music lovers of all different genres and generations.

Mark Joseph & the American Soul

A solider in the name of soul, Mark Joseph has worked with countless musicians, producers and collaborators and played over 1,000 shows in the last ten years. Known as one of the hardest working musicians in the Midwest, he pushes the envelope musically searching for the hottest players, grooves and cuts. Focusing on an improv/freestyle approach to his live shows, Mark Joseph never fails to work the crowd into a frenzy! Mark is one of the founding members of the Twin Cities jam/funk powerhouse Down Lo, and is currently one of the guitar players in the legendary Midwest jam pioneer, The Big Wu.

$7 / $5 for Shakey/Todd Snider attendees

$7 at the door ($5 for Shakey or Todd Snider attendees)

Cover is $5 for those who also are attending Shakey's happy-hour show earlier this evening, and those with ticket stubs from the Todd Snider show at the Barrymore.

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The Smokin' Bandits' 10th Anniv. Party & Bandit County Fair Pre-Party, The Smokin' Bandits with Mark Joseph & the American Soul

Friday, April 26 · 9:30 PM at High Noon Saloon