The Lucky Stars
Articles and Interviews
Sage Guyton is aware of what people presume when they see a 21st century band playing in a 1940's style. "There's always the worry there's going to be style over substance," says the singer and songwriter for L.A.-based Western swing ensemble the Lucky Stars. But wearing a white cowboy hat, western-style jacket and tie is all part of the musical package to Guyton. "When you see a mariachi band playing, they don't show up in jeans and a t-shirt," he astutely observes. With the release of "Hollywood & Western," the band's debut on Ipecac Recordings, Guyton and the boys prove there's even more swing to 'em than meets the eye. ...