About the band
The Cowboy Poets are a Nashville based trio with a sound uniquely their own. A healthy dose of electrified blues, soulful rock and outlaw country are the main ingredients to what can only be described as a high energy sound. The two founding members, Nicolas Nguyen and Scott Johnson, were in the roots rock trio Bonepony and after decades of being on the road with acts like Bob Seger, ZZ Top, Fleetwood Mac and Carlos Santana, the guys decided to take a break and spend some time re-tooling their sound. The Cowboy Poets' debut record, "The Best Is Yet To Come" exhibits well weathered vocals, playful lyrics and a gritty musicianship that makes you want to throw your hands in the air and join in with the band. With Nguyen playing anything and everything with strings, as Johnson belts out lyrics and pounds rhythm on the drums, Braden Cameron holds down the low end on the bass. Hailing from Toronto, Braden evokes the greasy soulful style reminiscent of rock originators Geezer Butler and Jack Bruce. Their live show is a full tilt boogie, hair on fire, call in sick to work tomorrow, kind of experience. These guys are a definite must see.