South Austin Moonlighters
The South Austin Moonlighters is an American Americana band from Austin, Texas. Their album, Travel Light, charted at #1 on the Alternative-Country charts in 2019 with single, Machine Gun Kelly charting at #11 on the Top Alternative Country Song Chart for the Year of 2019. They have performed at SXSW and The Dallas International Guitar Music Festival and have shared the stage with Gin Blossoms, Cory Morrow, Eric Gales, Sonny Landreth, and others.
In 2011, The South Austin Moonlighters was founded by singer/songwriter/bass player Lonnie Trevino Jr. (Fastball, Monte Montgomery, and Mike Zito) in Austin, Texas. The original band members began performing a weekday residency at the Saxon Pub in Austin as a "moonlighting" band as they were all in playing in different bands at the time. Soon afterward they became an established band.
Travel Light, released in 2019, charted at #1 on the Alternative-Country charts. On the Top Alternative Country Song Chart for the Year of 2019, singles Machine Gun Kelly charted at #11, Feels Like Home #24, and Nowhere Left to Run #25. Travel Light's music video was premiered in an article on Cowboys & Indians.
The band has performed live on numerous video streaming radio stations including Texas Red Dirt Roads Radio and Austin City Limits Radio.