NED LEDOUX LIVE In Concert
with Chancey Williams and The Younger Brothers Band
Date: Saturday, August 3 - 7:30 pm
Tickets: $20.00 advanced - $25.00 at the door
In country music, a last name like LeDoux casts a big, storied and bittersweet shadow, but it’s one Ned LeDoux doesn’t mind standing in one bit. Having been a drummer in his dad Chris’ band Western Underground since 1998, Ned knew from an early age that he had “no plan b” but to play music, “Once I got the taste of the road, and being in front of a crowd and just the sound of it, it was...freedom.”
When his dad passed away in 2005, Ned continued to tour with his father’s band to keep the musical spirit of Chris LeDoux alive. This drove him to pick up the guitar and try his hand at some of his dad’s songs. It started with “Rodeo Man,” and before long Ned had a whole catalogue of his father’s early hits ready to play. When the other band members heard Ned’s voice, he found himself front and center singing at the shows. Stepping out from behind the drums stirred something inside of Ned that he hadn’t felt before, “It’s a different kind of rush, getting up with a guitar and standing behind a microphone...shoot I’m getting butterflies thinking about it right now.”
CHANCEY WILLIAMS and the Younger Brothers Band
Wyoming nativeChancey Williamsand his “Younger Brothers Band,” have relentlessly toured the Western United States, developing a rabid fan base not seen from the Cowboy State since Chris LeDoux. In fact, Chancey Williams and LeDoux are the only two people to ride in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (one of the most famous in the world, the touted “Daddy of ‘Em All) and play its main stage as a major entertainer. The band has shared the stage with dozens of artists, including Lady Antebellum, Old Dominion, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, Gary Allanand Travis Tritt. They’ve also enjoyedmanybills with Texas contemporaries Casey Donahew, Aaron Watsonand Stoney LaRue. But, Williams says, nothing beats the opportunity to have occasionally been direct support for their heroes, legends like LeDoux, Alabama, Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam.
The newly crowned Rocky Mountain CMA Entertainer of the Year, Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band, is gearing up for their 2018 summer tour. The band’s latest album, Rodeo Cold Beer, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Mountain Heatseekers Chart, No. 5 on the Billboard West North Central Heatseakers Chart, and No. 7 on the iTunes Country Albums Chart. Rodeo Cold Beeris the commercial follow-up to the Billboard Heatseekers Charting album, Echo.The latest record was awarded Album of the Year at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Music Awards. In 2016, the lead single, “Down With That” was named the Rocky Mountain Music Awards Song of the Year.
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