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The Django Riders
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  • Portland, TN
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Coming at you all the way from the endless plains and rolling hills of Middle Tennessee it’s The Django Riders, a 4 piece group of jive ass honkies looking to make a name for themselves off the almighty religion that is Rock N Roll. These cool cats preach love for the living and practice prejudice against any system put in place to prevent their fine brothers and sisters from doing so. This boogie is made for the righteous, dreamers, and free thinking bad mama jama’s who rise up each day to take in as much as this groovy little planet will allow, before that sunset limited makes haste and finds its way to their doorstep, can you dig? This isn’t about hate for a broken system; this isn’t about raising your hand in victory only to watch your brother stand next to you in defeat. This is about a revolution, immortality, and an understanding that we’re all in this far out existence together. Here’s the skinny on how things went down for these smooth operators. Front man Jay Cathcart use to carry a tune for the Portland, TN-based rock band The Oblivious Humans. Luckily that man found the good funky word and was soon writing for a new project. Saved by blues and livin’ off soul Jay found himself in the company of Josh Gentry, the baddest bucket banger Nashville, TN had to offer. Gentry was never about slow shuffles or western swing. Traditional country drumming never found its way into his veins. His blend of rock and hip-hop style drumming brought an aggressive style to the group that had been absent in the songwriting before this skin playing Neanderthal came around. Now you can have beats and you can have rhymes, but God didn’t make the groove so that you could leave out the guitar slinger. Enter a 6-string plucking gitbox playing fool by the name of Tim Cathcart. His daddy was a working man and his mama could play the hellfire out of a piano. He was brought up on Christian and Western, with a rock and roll soul and a country pickers fingers, he decided to settle on playing a little bit of everything. The band had their heart and soul, the only thing missing was the balls. Sweet children, I tell you now, no one had a bigger bag of meaty clankers than bass player Daniel Raymond. Dan’s wide range of musical taste and creative technique made the fellas not only begin to redirect their music but completely change the style all together. The result is this soul singing, government defying, rhythm breathing band of mofo’s that stand before you today united under one understanding, to share the word of gettin down.

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"Tonight we'll be at Bootleggers for the Welcome To Nashville Showcase. We take the stage at 7."
Jan 28
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Jan 28
The Django Riders and Kevin B. Klein are now friends
Jan 6
The Django Riders and Willi Ulness are now friends
Dec 1, 2015
The Django Riders and Kurt Fortmeyer are now friends
Oct 29, 2015
The Django Riders posted a song

 play Up On The Hill - The Django Riders

Up On The Hill (Single)
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Oct 22, 2015
The Django Riders posted a song

 play Fever - The Django Riders

Fever
05:00
May 24, 2013
The Django Riders posted songs
Apr 11, 2013
The Django Riders and James Floyd Richardson Jr are now friends
Apr 5, 2013

Profile Information

I'm a:
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
I play:
Guitar, Bass, Drums, Harmonica, Whiskey Bottle!
Tell us about yourself:
We hail from Tennessee. The endless plains and rolling hills run deep in our music. We make music to bring people together to share and embrace this sunset limited, to help escape from the petty paced seconds and minutes that inevitably count us all down. We hope you enjoy what we have to offer, we have been doing it for many a sunrises and hope to do it for many more. The Django Riders are a blues/rock/soul band that consists of singer/songwriter and former Oblivious Humans front man Jay Cathcart. On lead guitar is Tim Cathcart who early in his career spent time opening for the likes of Merle Haggard & Janie Fricke and perfecting his craft. The drums are left to none other than the multi talented Josh Gentry who has spent his days playing with many different rock bands and church groups. Bass player Daniel Raymond has been playing for some time and continues to expand and add to our music.

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At 10:25pm on November 12, 2012, Michael Kay said…

We are very sorry to have mispelled your name in the ballot.  It was corrected and good luck!  Thanks! 

At 6:08pm on May 1, 2012, DJ Jody Dickey said…

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