Our Story

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Guitar/ Vocals

Joe Cullar

-Reverend Charger

-Fender Telecaster

-212 Fender Deville amp

-SM58

-Monitor w/ balanced mix

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Drums

Steve Cummins

-Gretsch renown 3 piece (24/16/13)

-Gretsch snare drum

-Paiste cymbals (22/20/18/14)

-Monitor w/ bass and vocals

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Bass Guitar

Matt Garcia

-Ernie Ball Music Man Sting-Ray

-Peavey Combo 115 amp with DI

-Monitor w/ balanced mix

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Organ/Keys

Jahrel Pickens

-Kurzweil Stage Piano

-Monitor w/ keys and vocals

The Outcrowd believes in the liberating power of rock and roll played loud and live. Formed in early 2020, the band spent countless hours writing and recording from home during the pandemic. The hard work paid off in the form of two original EP releases in a year. As venues opened up, The Outcrowd found and fought for opportunities to play safely and outside in the swampy summer of Houston, Texas. The Houston Press said "it’s easy to see how this band will only continue to quickly burn up the Houston music scene."

"Volume Two," released on August 13, 2021, is a loud and loving ode to the big rock and roll bands that filled the radios and hearts of young musicians 20 years ago. Alt77 compared The Outcrowd to Oasis, Guns N Roses, and Led Zeppelin, stating simply that "these boys check the boxes." ALt77 went on to proclaim the EP's lead single, Electric Touch is "a crowd-pleaser for the working-class." The Houston Press praised Volume Two, highlighting how the band "successfully captured their live energy on the tracks and the bands overall energetic yet unpretentious, down home sound."

Album Releases

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Single Release

Local Playlist Release

Local College Radio

Videos

   Originals:

  1. HEY CALIFORNIA

  2. LIGHT OF YR LOVE

  3. THE OUTCROWD

  4. GRACE

  5. PRETEND TO FORGET

  6. QUEEN ESTELLE

  7. STAY THE NIGHT

  8. STREETS

  9. SANDY RAN

  10. ELECTRIC TOUCH

  11. CRAZY ALL NIGHT

  12. ANGELINA

  13. MY T-SHIRTS

  14. MAMA I’M GOING DOWN

  15. STILL WANNA BE BAD

  16. ONE MORE THING TO BELIEVE IN

  17. THE WINTER

  18. SWEET SALTY

  19. THE WINTER

  20. HANDSOME FOR HOUSTON 

  21. EASTERN WIND

  22. THE CHRISTMAS MOOD

  Covers:

  1. FRIEND OF THE DEVIL - Grateful Dead

  2. ATLANTIC CITY - Springsteen

  3. TULSA TIME  - Don Williams

  4. THE WAITING  - Tom Petty

  5. TELEPHONE RD - Steve Earle

  6. MANY MORE...

 

Song List

Press Photos

Reviews

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"Expect big things from The Outcrowd. The Houston based band recently released their debut EP 'Volume One' featuring four original tracks with Rock N Roll and Americana influences that are equally fitting for the bar scene or a backyard BBQ. 

-Kevin Bradbury-

 @live.music.htx

Booking: Steve Cummins theoutcrowdhtx@gmail.com

Art and Management: Joe Cullar  joecullar@gmail.com