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With a mellow, easy voice and wise songwriting that hints of a life of honest living, Jim Bachmann has been entertaining the Phoenix scene over the past decade, sharing the stage with heroes and friends such as Billy Joe Shaver, Whitey Morgan and the 78's, Dallas Moore, Shinyribs, The SteelDrivers, Ramsay Midwood, Mike and the Moonpies, Tony Martinez, The Reeves Brothers, Jeremy Pinnell, Paul Cauthen and more. Bachmann's music blends Americana, Roots, Blues and Country into a sound that stays true to tradition while serving up his own blend of Sonoran Desert soaked good-timin' stonerbilly.

Jim Bachmann and the Day Drinkers are playing the first Humdinger Festival at Mesa Amphitheatre!! 

PHOENIX — The City of Mesa, along with 2 of the state’s top promoters, Danny Zelisko Presents, and Stateside Presents with The New Times are happy to announce the first Humdinger Festival, featuring 10 of Arizona’s finest local bands to Mesa Amphitheatre on Saturday, February 23rd  at 2:00pm. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, January 25th at 10:00am at www.mesaamp.com 

Recently a call was made on social media to bring the bands together who are interested in playing this historic stage, that garnered over 40,000 views on the various presenters pages, showing a huge interest by the music community to embrace this project, which is underwritten in part, by the City of Mesa. The first meeting of all of the bands was live on stage last week at the Mesa Amp, and everyone agreed it is one great Humdinger of an idea for a great event! 

The festival gives local talent an opportunity to play the large stage and gives music fans a full day of music to enjoy a host of talented musicians. Humdinger plans to showcase local talent each month at the Amphitheatre, thru June, which will enable 50 Arizona acts to perform for music fans during these 5 extraordinary presentations. 

The first Humdinger Festival features: 

Fairy Bones 

Doll Skin 

Michael Nitro 

Wyves 

Sara Robinson Band 

The Pistoleros 

Banana Gun 

Bear Ghost 

Jim Bachmann and the Day Drinkers

The Runner Up Band 

Tickets for the 1st Humdinger Festival are $12, all inclusive of tax and convenience charges, with children 12 and under accompanied by adults are free.  Local food trucks will round out the festival atmosphere. 

Doors open at 1:00pm, show starts at 2:00pm. Tickets go on sale at 10:00am on January 25th at Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N Center St., in Mesa, or online at www.mesamap.com. To charge by phone, call 480-644-2560.

Just Announced - Jim Bachmann with Billy Don Burns at Roosters Country - Feb 7, 7pm 

Jim will be playing with honky tonk hero and song writing legend Billy Don Burns Feb 7 at Roosters Country in Mesa, AZ.

 

Billy Don Burns is a true Country Music Warrior. He wears his battle scars with honor, depicting the stories of his life in his songs with brutal and beautiful honesty. He’s respected far and wide for his long career in songwriting and performing, and he’s still out there. He’s lived it and breathed it through lifetimes of country music passion and pain. Carrying the guitar like a sword on his back, he battles for the Poet. He battles for the Artist. He battles for the souls who defy modern convention. And every time he strikes a chord in some smoke-filled Honky Tonk, he wins. Billy Don Burns started out in this business working with legends, and somewhere along the way he became one himself.

Thanks everyone for a great week! 

This last week was a blast. Had a short run of shows playing bass for the mighty Dallas Moore Band and got to kick off a show for Mike and the Moonpies! Thanks to all who came out in support and thanks to all the new friends! We'll be seeing you all down the road!!

Bassing with the mighty Dallas Moore Band.

 

Kicking things off for Mike and the Moonpies at Rockbar in Scottsdale

VALLEY FEVER QUARANTINE VI!!! October 13th, Yucca Tap 

We're stoked to be back at the 6th QUARANTINE!!! All day. You ain't going nowhere. 

IT'S BACK! The legendary ALL DAY and ALL NIGHT Arizona country music show. Report to the Quarantine Zone at noon on Saturday October 13, at the good ol' Yucca Tap Room. Featuring: 
FLATHEAD 
AUGUST MANLEY BAND 
BREA BURNS & THE BOLEROS 
HANK TOPLESS 
KEVIN DALY’S CHICKEN & WAFFLES 
AMERICAN LONGSPURS 
JIM BACHMANN & THE DAY DRINKERS 
THE PROGRAM 
2ND HAND SAM & HIS COUNTRY GENTLEMEN 
JIMMY PINES & WASHBOARD JERE 
MARICOPA COUNTY PRISON BAND 
BAREFOOT & PREGNANT 
DJ DANA & JOHNNY VOLUME 
and SPECIAL GUESTS

New Record coming soon 

We're hard at work on a new record with Sean Cooney (pictured middle above) at 3 Leaf Studios in Sunnyslope, AZ. We caught the great Jon Rauhouse (left) while he was on a short break from touring with Neko Case and he leant his hear and talents to the cause. I can't wait for you all to hear this new one!

Heartworn Highways Tribute at Crescent Ballroom 7/29/18 

Thanks to everyone that made the Heartworn Highways Revisited (Again!) at the Crescent Ballroom such a success! We were joined by some of Arizona's finest singer songwriters to pay a nod to our favorite dusty desert troubadors as well as play a few of our own. From Left to Right, Mikel Lander of the Sugar thieves, Matthew John Arnold, Brea Burns, Hank Topless, Lawrence Zubia of the Pistoleros, Jim Bachmann, Mark Zubia of the Pistoleros, Josh Williams, Blaine Long.

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Humdinger Festival

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Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ

The City of Mesa, along with 2 of the state’s top promoters, Danny Zelisko Presents, and Stateside Presents with The New Times are happy to announce the first Humdinger Festival, featuring 10 of Arizona’s finest local bands to Mesa Amphitheatre on Saturday, February 23rd at 2:00pm. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, January 25th at 10:00am at www.mesaamp.com

Recently a call was made on social media to bring the bands together who are interested in playing this historic stage, that garnered over 40,000 views on the various presenters pages, showing a huge interest by the music community to embrace this project, which is underwritten in part, by the City of Mesa. The first meeting of all of the bands was live on stage last week at the Mesa Amp, and everyone agreed it is one great Humdinger of an idea for a great event!

The festival gives local talent an opportunity to play the large stage and gives music fans a full day of music to enjoy a host of talented musicians. Humdinger plans to showcase local talent each month at the Amphitheatre, thru June, which will enable 50 Arizona acts to perform for music fans during these 5 extraordinary presentations.

The first Humdinger Festival features:

Fairy Bones Doll Skin Michael Nitro Wyves Sara Robinson Band The Pistoleros Banana Gun Bear Ghost Jim Bachman The Runner Up Band

Tickets for the 1st Humdinger Festival are $12, all inclusive of tax and convenience charges, with children 12 and under accompanied by adults are free. Local food trucks will round out the festival atmosphere.

Doors open at 1:00pm, show starts at 2:00pm. Tickets go on sale at 10:00am on January 25th at Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N Center St., in Mesa, or online at www.mesamap.com. To charge by phone, call 480-644-2560.