"Made in Texas," the newest from The Rogues, is a rockin', high energy double CD that promises a very good listen. Although recorded live, it is studio quality sound, with graphics to match. This hour and a half long double CD puts you in the front row at a Rogues show. Recorded at McGonigel's Mucky Duck Pub in Houston, hear The Rogues at their best with rockin', high-energy sets, as well as beautiful, inspirational pipe tunes. The band is joined by a few musician friends, creating a fantastic ensemble blend of bagpipes with drums, electric guitar, bass, keyboard, French horn, and flute. Listen to The Rogues bring the house down, (yes, they were dancing on the tables), and have the best time you've had in a while.
Smokin' bagpipes and driving percussion only begins to describe a Rogues performance. Heart stirring music, performed like only The Rogues can, will make your experience unforgettable. Everyone becomes a Scot during a Rogues' show, and watch out, you might be moved to jump up and dance before it's over. Through their high-spirited and moving music, humour, and the best set of knees this side of the Tweed, The Rogues create a unique experience with their blend of Scottish bagpipes and drums. Join in the fun and see why everyone is talking about The Rogues.
Formed in Houston, Texas in 1994, The Rogues have now become international performers, with appearances all over North America and Scotland. They have shared the stage with Natalie McMaster, The Battlefield Band, Steeleye Span, and Eric Rigler (Bad Haggis), and have become the favourite act at numerous festivals and Scottish events around the country. Their fifth album, "The Rogues 5.0," earned four Grammy nominations, as well as two Grammy nominations on their previous album, "Off Kilter." The Rogues' newest release, "Made in Texas," in an hour-and-a-half long double CD that puts you in the frontt row at a Rogues show. This recording is also avaliable as a DVD. The music, combined with their unique presentation, makes for a show you will not forget. For more information on The Rogues, go to their website at www.therogues.com.