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Steven Bankey & the Flatlanders

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Steven Bankey & The Flatlander’s is a red dirt country band out of Kansas City, Mo. Heavily influenced by the grassroots country music movement originating in southern parts of Texas and Oklahoma. In their second year as a band they have already earned opening spots for some top national acts. Whiskey Myers, Granger Smith, Whitey Morgan, Ray Wiley Hubbard and Morgan Evans to name a few. They have really honed their live show playing at Firewater festival and Mid America Music festival.

Looking For Something more was their freshman record and was released under the label Tremulant Records out of North Carolina. “The Drifter” the albums single is featured on the Spotify Playlist’s “Playlist Texas” and “Its Country To Me”. “The Drifter” also featured a full length cinematic video shot and directed by Rivera Studios. Steven Bankey & The Flatlander’s are currently writing for their next album due to be released sometime early 2021.

Formed in 2018 Steven Bankey & The Flatlander’s may have only been a band for a short time but more than make up for it with it’s seasoned members. Steven Bankey fronts the band and brings with him rich vocals and a unique style of approaching rhythm guitar. Bankey has been writing songs for over a decade and his life experience’s can be found throughout the lyrics of the songs. Steven earned an American Songwriting Award on “Lightning In A Bottle”, a song for which he co-wrote, and it charted on both indie and major charts.

song list

Set 1

Alabama-Cross Canadian Ragweed 
Kansas City Southern- Turnpike Troubador
Whitehouse Road- Tyler Childers
Montana- Steven Bankey
7&7-Turnpike Troubadours
American Girl-Tom Petty
3 A.M.- Matchbox 20
Flatland Boy- Erik Dylan 
Hurt So Good- John Mellancamp 
Memphis - Steven Bankey
Fire Away- Chris Stapleton
Stone-Whiskey Myers 

Set 2

Hit You Where It Hurts- William Clark Green
These Boots-Eric Church
Working Man Blues - Merle Haggard
Feathered Indians-Tyler Childers
Tenkiller- Steven Bankey
17 - Cross Canadian Ragweed
Wave On Wave- Pat Green
Save Tonight- Eagle Eye Cherry
Family Tradition- Hank Williams 
Over You- Steven Bankey
The Housefire- Turnpike Troubadours
Blind Lover-The Steel Woods

 


Set 3

It Ain’t Broke- Erik Dylan
Blue On Black- Kenny Wayne Shepard
Walking In Memphis- Marc Cohn
The Drifter- Steven Bankey
Copperhead Road- Steve Earl
Can’t You See- Marshall Tucker Band
Long Haired Country Boy- Charlie Daniels
Mamma Tried- Merle Haggard
Please Come To Boston- Reckless Kelly
This Old Town- Steven Bankey
In Color- Jamey Johnson