Based out of the rural mountain town of Pinedale, Wyoming and second place winner of the 2019 Wyoming State Flatpick Guitar Competition. Reckless Rooster is a full-time, Western States touring, one-man-band and fiddlist/dobroist for-hire.
A dedicated live performer, since the start of his solo career in 2016, Rooster has toured over 150,000 miles in the Western U.S. performing over 500 live shows in ten states Inspired by the likes of Doc Watson, Social Distortion, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young and The Rolling Stones; Rooster’s music is self-described as “Mountain Country.” A rockin’ Americana blend of Alt-Country, Bluegrass, Folk and Old Time music.
Rooster performs colorful, original compositions about whiskey, traveling, life in poverty, cowboying, packing mules, love (both lost and found) and good old country living.
Every song is based on authentic experiences as a working cowboy and traveling troubadour. Described by others. Rooster’s music is regarded as being reminiscent of artists such as Robert Earl Keen, Shakey Graves, Mike Ness and Tyler Childers.
Rooster is a composer, for-hire studio/touring multi-instrumentalist, independent recording artist and pro audio engineer with twenty-four years of experience in music-making including; Private lessons, public school programs, university programs,
independent study and live performance. Rooster also performs as a member of bands Tom Bennett & The Living Proof and Matthew & The Hope.
Rooster's music is guaranteed to leave listeners thirsty for sounds that stir the soul and inspire the imagination.