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Tyler McCumber is a true Texan of a red dirt mold. He is not just another young gun on the Texas Music roads and airwaves, but a veteran of music and life. He has played music his entire life, but has spent most of his years in the livestock industry as a stock buyer and horseshoe craftsman. He not only knows Texas, but also has lived it, in its good times and bad. He's even played gigs with a broken hand after being kicked by a horse!

Mike McClure calls Tyler McCumber, “One of the realist people I have ever met with a real voice of distinction." Those who know Tyler agree. He is a man who has lived the songs he sings, and that is obvious in his sincere vocal delivery.

Tyler McCumber is a rare talent who brings the excitement of newness to his music, while capturing the essence of experience and wisdom from years of hard work. His brand of red dirt and Americana country-rock is fresh and delightful.

Tyler McCumber lives in the small town of George West, Texas, and, when he's not on tour with his band playing gigs all over Texas, he can be found roaming the back roads in his truck.
Tyler McCumberTyler McCumber - Singer, Songwriter, Rythm guitar
Trey McNielBrett Kastner - Lead guitar
Chissum MillsChisum Mills - Fiddle , Mandolin, Harmonica, Keys
Doug AguirreDoug Aguirre - Drums, Percussion
Eloy MartinezEloy Martinez - Bass guitar
The Tyler McCumber Band is a five-piece band consisting of seasoned musicians from the Mathis, George West, and Corpus Christi, Texas, areas. The lead singer and songwriter, Tyler McCumber, has been writing and performing for several years at clubs, festivals, private parties and local functions. The rest of the band consists of Brett Kastner on lead guitar; Eloy Martinez on bass; Doug Aguirre on drums and percussion; and Fiddlin’ Chisum Mills on fiddle, mandolin, keyboards and harmonicas as well as background harmonies. Between them they have over 80 years of onstage performing experience in all different genres of music.

The Tyler McCumber Band is a high energy act that loves connecting with the audience. With influences ranging from Willie Nelson and Ray Wylie Hubbard, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Thin Lizzy, Cross Canadian Ragweed,and Mike McClure to 80s music, a delightful combo of country, rock and red dirt music, their covers entertain, and their originals will have you begging for more!

Tyler McCumber Band - Catch MeThe band's first album, Catch Me, released in November, 2006, was recorded and produced by Mike McClure at Dirtybird Recording Studio in Norman, Oklahoma. It was engineered by Travis Linville and mixed and mastered by Joe Hardy at Casa de Joe, Houston, Texas. Catch Me quickly moved up to #3 on the RootsMusicReport, which measures popularity on internet, satellite, and terrestrial radio stations. The word that these guys are "it" is quickly spreading.

We are happy to play any size venue, anywhere our fans request, and we look forward to playing our own style of great Texas music for your listening and dancing pleasure.

"RED DIRT MUSIC—YOU JUST CAN’T WASH IT OFF!"