13 Songs from Up-and-Coming Artists Worth Putting on Your Radar

 Here are 13 new songs from up-and-coming artists that might not be on your radar yet, but we think you should check out! Enjoy!


Corey Hunt – Wild Heart Gypsy

The quick rundown: upbeat, energetic – toe tapper, a splash of country, a splash of rock, a splash of Americana, smooth southern vocals



Ryan Wilcox – Mexican Wind

The quick rundown: grungy, gritty, in-your-face folk-rock, edgy production, heavy guitars, listen to it with the volume cranked up


Chris Colston – Gone

The quick rundown: rock-infused country, powerfully twangy vocals, commanding presence, dynamic rhythm, lyrics that make you close your eyes and sing along



Jay Dirks – You Won’t Fool Lonely

The quick rundown: neo-traditional country, fiddle-laced, heartbreak tune, gut-punching lyrics, love the female vocal accompaniment


Zach Nytomt – Troubadour

The quick rundown: pure Americana, captivating vocals, passionate delivery, rich songwriting, fantastic musical build, alluring production


Hannah Kay – I’m Gonna

The quick rundown: modern country, pristine vocals, a delivery that captures you, emotionally-rich lyrics



Shea Abshier & the Nighthowlers – Kickapoo Redemption

The quick rundown:  roots rock with blues and gospel influences, infectious energy, creative instrumentation and songwriting, magnetic vocals, artistic presentation


Copper Chief – Jericho

The quick rundown: southern rock ballad, distinct sound and vocals, musically-driven – **go see these guys perform it (and the rest of their catalog) live


Cottonwood Crows – Back to You
Sound: Texas country, hypnotic-rhythm, hard-hitting instruments, easy to get wrapped up in


Landon Bullard & the Mostly Sober – Partron & Lime

The quick rundown: Deep and rich vocals, neo-traditional country, fun and catchy without being cliche



Robert Ray – Two Steppin’ at a Time

The quick rundown:  A solid mixture of contemporary and classic country, made for boots and sawdust, great country voice



Jon Stork ft. Leroy Gibbons – Rodeo Blues

The quick rundown:  Commanding vocals, energetic tempo, captures the essence of a night out with friends, fantastic production



Mason Marek – Drifter

The quick rundown:  Powerful message, unique style, down-home southern rock



You can also find all of these songs here on our TMP Spotify Playlist:https://open.spotify.com/user/texas_music_pickers/playlist/4X1EDu99kIPVqHleQfLen2?si=MrGVsK4HSLOZ_J5whq3VQg

Author: Chris Fox

Music addict, a sucker for heartbreak songs, and avid Houston sports fan! I'am also the Editor-in-Chief of Texas Music Pickers.

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