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Slim Bawb - singer/songwriter, guitar, banjo, mandolin, dobro, bass, pedal steel

Slim Bawb plays "swamp" music. His debut CD "Ghost Dawg" came out April 2005,
"Hillbilly Fellini" in 2009 & the double CD "Calexiana" in 2011..
It was the CD of the month for January 2011. That album plus
"Boo Dan" (also 2011) won a Texas Music Academy "Gone to Texas" Award in 2012.
"Pardon Me" was released in June 2012. "Gristle & Guts" in June 2014.
"Ain't My Monkey" was released November 2015 and was nominated for a Grammy as "Best Americana Album of the Year". The next album "Rooster" was released in November 2017 & also Nominated for an "Americana Album of the Year" for 2018. The Next album appropriately titled “Don’t Know When To Quit” came out in late 2020. "Got Big Ears For That" is the newest album. Released 2023
"Slim Bawb is also leader/songwriter for the Sacramento based band "The Beer Dawgs" for 20 years. They were inducted into the Sacramento Area Music Hall of Fame (The Sammies) in 1998 & put out 10 CDs. The Beer Dawgs played their brand of Swamp/Rock/Blues 5 nights a week for those 20 years. (They play reunion shows once a year).
Bawb moved to Texas in 2006 & built Swamp Studio in an old shop on the property he & his wife bought in the country outside of Austin....They currently live in New Braunfels TX and have had a monthly residency at historic Gruene Hall for many years...
Slim Bawb plays banjo, reso-guitar, mandolin, mandola, electric guitar & foot pedal bass.
His bandmates "The Fabulous Stumpgrinders" feature Lil Howard Yeargan on accordion,
keyboards, harmonica & vocals & Gabe Wilson on drums   
Bawb plays pedal steel with Jordan Minor & The Bottom Dollar Band ......see ya in the bars


“Lil’ Howard”  Howard Yeargan Jr. - Accordion, Harmonica, Keyboards, Mandolin and vocals.
A Texas native musician since age 3 has played with numerous bands in Texas.
A founding member of the New Braunfels Blues Society, he plays many styles from swamp to classical and most genres in-between.  Some of the bands he has recorded and played with include:
The Blues Buzzards, Backwater Blvd., The Texas Saints, The Wesley Pruitt Band, 3MileStone, Adam Johnson & the Pay Me’s, Us & Them (Pink Floyd Tribute band), 3 Man Front, Tom Gillam Band, Royal Southern Brotherhood  as a guest harp, Mike Zito (also guest harp), and The Chubby Knuckle Choir just  to name a few.  

“Now I‘m Squeezin’ and Hollerin’ with SlimBawb and the Fabulous StumpGrinders fulltime and having the time  of my life !

I am honored to be playing with such talented friends that have
wonderful spirits !"


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Gabe Wilson - Drums, Cowbell

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