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The Flyin’ A’s duo have proven they are one of the most exciting acts emerging from the Texas music scene. With one listen you can tell they were both raised in the fertile land of Texas Songwriting. The Flyin’ A’s perform a powerful mix of original Americana, Country, Southern Blues, and “Texifide” Jazz that is exciting audiences of all ages.
With Stuart’s strong songwriting and aggressive guitar mixed with Hilary’s soulful singing and lilting harmonies, this duo is exciting audiences across the North and Central America. The name The Flyin’ A’s comes from Stuart’s family cattle brand registered in Texas’ Jones County at the turn of the century. The duo exemplifies the strong songwriting, original sound and diverse influences Texas music is famous for.
Their mix of high energy foot stompers and emotion filled songs speak to listeners. Each audience is filled with new friends they hope to meet at the end of every show. The Flyin' A's music reflects the sincerity, grit, and soulfulness of two people who have embraced life with both hands. Their performances are both heartfelt and invigorating, and are sure to leave you inspired. The Flyin' A's intertwine a fun loving, light hearted whit with heart warming stories behind the songs;it is a thrill to see such wonderful musicianship combine with exceptionally performance skills.
Stuart and Hilary, both voting members of the Grammy Association since 2007, are currently finishing the writing stage for their 3rd album slated for release in Feb. 2014. Their sophomore album ‘Til They Shut It Down has been well received since it’s release in Feb. 2011, selling out 2 runs of the album in 10 months. In addition The Flyin' A's are part of a documentary project filmed called FOLK (www.folkdocumentary.com) , that has shown in 2013 at The Nashville Film Fest, Bonnorroo Music Festival, New Port Folk Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, and will soon be headed overseas to film and music festivals across Europe and Asia.
Music is something that has promoted positive change in both Stuart's and Hilary’s lives. They met by chance at the Kerrville Folk Festival;the two combined forces and have been unstoppable ever since.
“In a world of Pat Green and Robert Earl wanna-bes it’s great to hear a band with their own sound....
This is a band Texas can be proud of.”
--Mark “The Cobbler Miller”, KBEC Radio
RMR Western Swing Station of the year