Thrift Store Cowboys
|Origin||Lubbock, Texas, U.S.|
|Genres||Alternative country, indie rock|
Thrift Store Cowboys are an alternative country and indie rock band, formed in 1999, in Lubbock, Texas by Daniel Fluitt and Colt Miller. Presently the band also includes Clint Miller, Amanda Shires, Cory Ames, Kris Killingsworth. The band was featured on KTTZ program 24 Frames.
The band has toured a significant portion of the southeastern and western U.S., touring with acts such as DeVotchKa and Cory Branan. Additionally, Thrift Store Cowboys have shared a bill with Old 97s, the Flatlanders, Lucero, Joe Ely, and Centro-Matic.
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