Butch Meier - Band Info and History


Jonnie Schulz
Butch Meier
Ted Memphis
Digger Barnes

(click at one of the photos to find out more about the boys)

Since ever these four tough guys from St.Pauli dedicated their lives to the country and western lifestyle.But it was in the year of our lord 2000 when Gerd Krause , mastermind of "Take Me Higher/Pick Up"-Management discovered their amazing talent.Since that day noone is able to stop their wild ride to the top.From east to west , from north to south - no matter where they play ; If it´s the little bar around your corner or the country hall of fame : Butch Meier knows how to seduce his audience.Check out the tourdates and join one of their amazing shows.

After a lot of succesfull live shows in several places all over north europe , and a very fast sold out 12 songs music casette , the boys now (March 2003) released their first single ´Sky Marshall´. This milestone of modern country & western music with a hot touch of memphis school rock´n´roll , is a pretty good example of how to mix actual topics with classical country music elements.B-side track ´Mustache Means Respect´ is a passionated,smooth played and sung , statement for mans 2nd best part with delicious slide guitar parts by guest musician "Mosquito" Hopkins.Check out the stories section to read more about the recording session.