Michael Carpenter and The Banks Brothers are a new collaboration between Carpenter, a well respected producer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Jy-Perry Banks - one of the country’s most in demand pedal steel (also, dobro and guitar) and Zane Banks - a purist in the art of electric country picking, (also banjo and flat picked acoustic guitar). These three men have bonded over their shared love of old school country records. When you talk about Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Marty Stuart, The Flying Burrito Brothers, George Jones, Mike Nesmith, Johnny Paycheck and Junior Brown, this is where the boys are heading. They’ve come together and written an album’s worth of brand new songs, making up their debut album, to be released in early 2021.
The first single, “Honky Tonker” was released in June 2020 to rave reviews, great national chart action and instant high rotation on ABC Country as well as Country Music Television. Unexpectedly, the band released an instrumental ‘Brothers’ in early September, with all proceeds going to the heroes at Support Act, with lots of enthusiasm and generosity from their new fans. The band released their next single ‘There’s No One Like You’ late September 2020, again to great enthusiasm.
The band has translated their unique vision of country music to the live stage, with a string of sell out shows, as the community gets acquainted with what this accomplished ensemble can do!
Dashville Skyline welcomes these cats onboard for a gig to remember.
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