The Dixie Rex Band started when Dave and Brian
wandered into a bar where Bart was hosting an acoustic jam at in 1997.
Bart started sitting in with their band (The Sly Dogz) a little and we
remained in touch while he was on a sabbatical getting his proverbial
crap together out in West Texas.
Upon Barts return to the
Dallas area in 2000 Dixie Rex started a jam night at Hiccup's in
Lewisville. Hiccup's went belly up so we moved half a mile down 121 to
Daddy Rabbit's Pub and spent 2 years there every Thursday playing for
beer. People started coming, and then more people, then bars started
booking us, and we were nominated for a "Terry Award" for Best Club
Band in Fort Worth in 2006.
Over the last 6 years, Dixie Rex
played almost every venue in the DFW area. In 2006 they released their
self titled CD "Dixie Rex" (recorded live at Love and War In Texas).
You can pick this CD up on
OurTracks.com . They are currently working on their next release.
has performed all over Texas at venues and events including:
Nokia Theater - Dallas
- Texas Motor Speedway
- Love and War In
Texas - Plano and Grapevine
- Stockyard Saloon - Ft Worth
Sneaky Pete's - Lewisville
- Scholz Garten - Austin
Grill & Sports Pub, Hurst
- Tolbert's - Grapevine
Look for Dixie Rex all over Texas in the coming
months. As Bart would say
"Keep a cool tool, and don't let your