Shiner Rising Star Kickoff!

Written by on July 28, 2016

This Thursday marks the start of the 2016 #ShinerRisingStar competition! Twenty four bands will be competing for a record deal with independent label Shiner Records.

Competing tonight:

  • Cole Risner
  • Landon Bullard
  • Cousins


Cole Risner has been writing songs since he was 13 years old and hasn’t been able to stop. In Cole’s short time on the Texas Country scene he has already left his mark. Sharing the stage with Reckless Kelly, Hayes Carll, Radney Foster, The Damn Quails, and Chris Knight just to name a few.


Landon Bullard is an emerging artist from Austin, TX with a unique sound in the Red Dirt scene. His influences include Randy Rodgers, Jason Boland, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Sturgil Simpson, and more.


Cousins are a group based out of McKinney, TX. Their sound combines elements of indie folk and americana. Their influences include Kevin Deal, Folk Family Revival, The O’s Mumford and Sons, and Buffalo Ruckus.

Things will be getting started at 8:00 PM at Club Dada (2720 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226). The artist advancing to the second round will be announced at 9AM on Friday July 29th on Cowboys and Indians Magazine’s Facebook page. Come out and get a dose of Texas music!

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