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Thanks for checking out the Straight 8s website.   The Straight 8s have been delivering their combustible blend of high-octane rock-a-billy music for over a decade.   Based in Chapel Hill, NC the band has performed countless shows throughout the Southeast, birthplace of our beloved rock-a-billy. 

Continuously in demand, the Straight 8s captivate audiences with their exceptional musicianship and dynamic stage presence.  The band has released three full-length records and has been featured on several compilations.  Their music has also been featured on radio programs in the US, Canada, UK, and the Netherlands.

The Straight 8s are honored to be playing a show at the famed Continental Club on South Congress St. in Austin TX.  This venus has been  a hot-spot for swing, rock-a-billy, country and rock since 1957. 

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They say that good things come to those who wait...

We’re happy to say that the waiting is over!

We are thrilled with the way the album turned out and hope you enjoy listening to these songs as much as we enjoyed writing and recording them.   We were fortunate to have some very special musical guests appear on the record, including Sarah Shook and Phil Sullivan from Sarah Shook and the Devil, and Daniel's brother Nicholas Mebane from The Midway Charmers.  Definitely check these bands out when you have a chance!  You can even check out some of their photos from the session by clicking here.

How to get into a little Girl Trouble of your own!

  1. Head over to CD Baby, iTunes, or

   Amazon to purchase MP3 downloads or

   have "Girl Trouble" delivered to your


  1. Go to the Straight 8s Bandcamp merch

   page to order (cool new t-shirts with

   album artwork too).  

  1. Come out to one of our shows and

   grab one in person (see calendar).

In addition to performing at regional top-tier music venues, festivals, honky-tonks, and private engagements, the Straight 8s traveled to Seattle, WA to  “Shake the Shack” in 2005 and the legendary Continental Club (Austin, TX) in 2010. 

In January of 2013 The Straight 8s “went Hollywood” appearing as themselves in the pilot episode of Cinemax’s action-drama series “Banshee”.  This was the highest viewed show in Cinemax history and the original music of the Straight 8s was featured for six minutes of the episodes soundtrack.

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