Rockabilly on the Route interview 4: Dustin Brown

Posted by bunny On May - 23 - 20132,882 views

Our next interviewee is Dustin Brown of Mr. Right and the Leftovers. Rockabilly on the Route is just a few short weeks away, so blast those motors and get ready to rock!

Tell us about yourself?

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I been involved with music for about 15 years, started playing the guitar and then moved to the drums. I played drums in many bands over the years. I started to write songs for the last band I was playing drums with (Rusty Curtians). Members of that band moved to Massachusetts and thats when I decided to start Mr. Right and the Leftovers with Lou Gomes (Bassist) where I now play guitar and sing.

Tell us about your band?

The band is based around having a good time. All of us members have our day jobs and play music as a means to escape from the day to day grind. It is a great excuse to get together with the boys, hang out and drink beer.

How long have you been involved with the rockabilly scene?

About 8 years

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Besides music, what are your passions?

Like many Rockabilly guys, I like cars, women and whiskey. I also own a Auto repair shop that I am very passionate about

What do you think is the appeal of mid-20th century Americana?

The perception of it being a simplier way of life, the clothes and the cars.

How does it feel to be involved with a big festival like Rockabilly on the Route?

Very exciting, it is going to be a blast! Also excited to drive the old cars threw the desert. It will be a reliability test on our cars

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What bands are you looking forward too?

I’m excited to see the whole show. I’ve seen Wanda Jackson and the Chop Tops, they put on a great show. I am always excited to see new bands that I never have seen before.

Anything else you’d like to plug?

Just like to say thank you for the interview

To learn more about Rockabilly on the Route, check out their facebook group.

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