August 27, 2014

KUTX Live Fall Concert Series

We’re very excited to kick off the third season of KUTX Live – it’s a family-friendly free show every Sunday afternoon (2-6pm) at Uncle Billy’s on Barton Springs! Ours is September 7th – come hang out and enjoy some free jams on a Sunday afternoon in beautiful Austin, TX!!!

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June 12, 2013


To some of you Daytrotter is old news. You’ve been finding cool new recordings of your favorite bands, and finding new favorite bands from them for years! In fact, we’ve actually been there a couple of times, and a few of us recorded a session for Brandon’s side project The Wealthy West. Well back when we were getting ready for our new video release they came out with a couple really sweet new changes that we’re super pumped about and we hope you’ll go give them a look! Click picture below to hear our session from 2010.


The Rocketboys - Daytrotter


One thing we’re excited about is their new “Direct to Artist” portion of their subscription. Basically, if you sign up and become a member, you can now elect to donate $5.00 of your yearly fee to any band of your choice. Check out this article all about it on


We’ve recorded a new session a couple months ago, and can’t wait for you to hear it! But until then, check out these Wealthy West songs.


The Wealthy West - Daytrotter

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May 26, 2013


RB Total Rocketboys Poster 5

We’re excited to announce that on June 5th we’re releasing a Total Recall-inspired music video for our song “Marching to the Palace!” We’re also hosting a premiere of the video in Austin at the North Door on June 5th where, in addition to showing the new video, we’ll be watching the original Total Recall and giving away awesome free stuff! We promise it’ll be a night you’ll never forget (insert awkward Total Recall joke here)! Doors open at 7pm. Oh, and did we mention it’s free? You really have no excuse now…

And in case you aren’t familiar, here’s the 1990 trailer:

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May 16, 2013

Summer tour with Relient K & The Almost

We are beyond excited to announce that we’ve been offered the opportunity to support two amazing bands Relient K and The Almost this summer from July 2nd – July 23rd. Please check out the dates and come support us out on the road! Tickets for all shows go on sale on May 17th.

7/2 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown*
7/3 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade#
7/5 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners*
7/6 – Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theater*
7/7 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29*
7/8 – Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird’s*
7/9 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues*
7/10 – Charlotte, NC @ Evening Muse $
7/11 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony*
7/12 – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance*
7/13 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met*
7/14 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar & Music Hall#
7/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of the Living Arts*
7/17 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection*
7/19 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s*
7/20 – Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theater*
7/21 – St. Louis, MO @ The Demo $
7/22 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada+
7/23 – Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown+
7/25 – Little Rock, AR @ Juanita’s#

$ = The Rocketboys only
# = w/ The Almost
* = w/ Relient K, The Almost
+ = w/ Relient K, The Almost, Driver Friendly

Stay tuned — we’ll have more summer shows to announce soon!

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May 14, 2012

A to Z road music

On our long drive from Austin to New Orleans we decided to go through Brandon’s iPod from beginning to end. It was great remembering some of these old bands we used to listen to, although not everything was quite everyone’s cup of tea anymore. Anyway, here’s a list of the bands and the name of the album we listened to. You should at least check out a band or two.

Airmen of Note – “Let’s Dance”
Badly Drawn Boy – “The Hour of the Bewilderbeast”
Cloud Cult – “Feel Good Ghosts”
Dan Deacon – “Bromst”
Elton John – “Greatest Hits 1970-2002″
Fruit Bats – “The Ruminant Band”
Graham Parsons – “GP/Grievous Angel”
Headlights – “The Enemies-EP”
Iron & Wine/Calexico – “In The Reins”
Jay Z – “The Black Album”
Kane West – “808s & Heartbreak”
Loney, Dear – “Sologne”
Magnolia Sons – “Jails Everywhere”
Neil Diamond – “Gold”
Our Lady Peace – “Clumsy”
Page France – “Hello, Dear Wind”
Quiet Company – “We Are All Where We Belong”
Rocky Votolato – “Makers”
School of Seven Bells – “Alpinisms”
This Will Destroy You – “Young Mountain”
The Upstairs Divine – “The Upstairs Divine EP”
The Verve Pipe – “Villains”
The War On Drugs – “Slave Ambient”
X Japan – “IV”
Yes – “Close to the Edge”
ZZ Top – “Greatest Hits”


Oh, did we mention that we’re back out on the road? Check out the shows page to find out if we’re playing close to your town.

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