Kolby Cooper has quickly risen to become a force in the Texas Scene. The East Texas native writes heart-breakers like he's experienced a lifetime of broken hearts. Add in an unmatched high-energy shows that are selling out across the country, you sometimes forget that he's only just getting started.

Cooper's library of hits has grown fast: "Fall," "Excuses," "Diamond Rings & Cocaine," "Kill Me," "2 Words," "One Night Stand," the man has the perfect song for any mood.

Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival
Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival

Which is why we are excited to welcome Kolby and the boys back home to Tyler, TX, for the 10th Annual Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival on May 4th. Here's this year's lineup:

  • Randy Rogers Band
  • Casey Donahew
  • Kolby Cooper
  • Mark Chesnutt
  • Treaty Oak Revival
  • Pony Bradshaw

Since we began in 2014, it's been a privilege to bring so many great BBQ joints and bands to The Brick Streets. In addition to the music, the festival has featured so many of Texas’ best and most celebrated barbecue joints showcasing their smoked meats for attendees. We've got a gallery of this year's BBQ joints below, be sure to give it a gander.

Want more Kolby Cooper? Check out my interviews with him by downloading the “Buddy Logan's Aircheck" podcast. It's available anywhere pods are found. And if you wanna hear good music, download the Radio Texas, LIVE! ANDROID, or IOS app. Use it to continuously stream Kolby Cooper and all the best Texas and Red Dirt without commercials, 24/7.

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