Featured Artists

The WhiskyX has featured a variety of talented artists from across various genres blended with exciting whisky discovery.
We will be mixing in special live concerts so keep an eye out for special notices!

Tiera Kennedy

As the host of Apple Music Country’s Radio Show, The Tiera Show, Tiera Kennedy leaves her mark on the Country genre daily. Injecting Country music with vitality, the emerging singer/songwriter is hailed as one of the genre's exciting voices.

The Alabama native attributes her celestial singing voice to God, and her Country songwriting prowess flows organically. Nashville Scene calls her "the total package" with the self-released EP, while American Songwriter hails her as "one of Nashville's most promising young singer-songwriters."

Tiera's playful side is showcased in debut single "Found It In You" and subsequent releases like "Gentleman" and "Alabama Nights."

Having landed on impressive Artist to Watch Lists, she opened for Kelsea Ballerini and Danielle Bradbery, performing at festivals nationwide. The lead single, "Jesus, My Mama, My Therapist," sets the tone for her forthcoming debut album, a bold addition to her growing catalog in Country music.

Charley Crockett

Charley Crockett, a pivotal figure in country music according to Garden & Gun and lauded as a "must-see live performer" by Rolling Stone, crafts a unique "Gulf & Western" sound, merging 21st-century flair with vintage vibes.

NPR Music hails his synthesis of country, blues, soul, Cajun, R&B, and American Roots as a testament to his musical prowess.

His 2022 album, "The Man From Waco," dominated the Americana Albums chart for ten weeks and secured #2 on Rolling Stone's Best Country and Americana Albums of 2022.

His acclaimed performance at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium led to "Live From The Ryman."

Nominated in multiple categories at Nashville's 2023 Americana Music Awards, Crockett continues to make waves, having won 2022 Artist of the Year and Best Country at the Austin Music Awards.

Wyatt Flores

Mexican-American troubadour Wyatt Flores, born in Oklahoma, channels old memories, familial specters, and hopes for a brighter future through his music.

Singing with profound depth, he spins tales against gritty country melodies, offering unfiltered reflections on life.

Raised in Stillwater, OK, surrounded by musical influences like Turnpike Troubadours and Jason Isbell, Flores crafted a distinctive style.

His debut, "Travelin' Kid," gained traction with hits like "Please Don't Go," leading to The Hutson Sessions EP.

Tracks like "Break My Bones" and "Ain't Proud" garnered millions of streams, culminating in a deal with Island Records. Wyatt's music, epitomized in "Life Lessons," reflects his unique journey and artistic evolution.

The Dip

Seattle's electrifying six-piece ensemble, The Dip, merges vintage rhythm and blues with classic pop storytelling, lauded by KEXP as a top emerging act.

Led by Tom Eddy, their vocals ride over deep grooves and lively melodies from the Honeynut Horns, striking a balance between hard-hitting and sensitive.

With over 200 million streams, their 2022 debut album topped Billboard's R&B chart. They've toured globally, selling out shows and opening for acclaimed artists, solidifying their reputation as engaging performers.

Their vibrant live shows make them one of the most captivating acts on today's music scene.

St Paul and The Broken Bones

Formed in Birmingham, Alabama in 2011, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, an eight-piece ensemble, includes Paul Janeway (vocals), Jesse Phillips (bass), Browan Lollar (guitar), Kevin Leon (drums), Al Gamble (keyboards), Allen Branstetter (trumpet), Chad Fisher (trombone), and Amari Ansari (saxophone).

Their 2014 debut, "Half the City," established a signature sound, propelling them to major festivals like Lollapalooza and Coachella.

With critical acclaim from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and NPR, they've shared stages with Elton John and The Rolling Stones.

They evolve their sound through records like "Young Sick Camellia," their upcoming LP, "Angels in Science Fiction," which builds on experimental R&B, showcasing their expansive musical journey.

Zach Bryan

Miami 2022

Zach Bryan is a singer/songwriter from Oologah, Oklahoma, proud of his small-town roots and whose music is fueled by a desire to stay true to himself.

His success is found in his raspy voice, a mix of classic folk melody and outlaw country with a raw edge that cuts to the bone.

A man of simple words, Zach’s ability to create depth in his work is rivaled by few artists.

Young The Giant

Austin 2022

Young the Giant is an American rock band that formed in Irvine, California, in 2004.

The band's line-up consists of Sameer Gadhia (lead vocals), Jacob Tilley (guitar), Eric Cannata (guitar), Payam Doostzadeh (bass guitar), and Francois Comtois (drums).

Formerly known as The Jakes, Young the Giant was signed by Roadrunner Records in 2009, and they released their eponymous debut album in 2010.

The band's first three singles, "My Body", "Cough Syrup", and "Apartment", all charted on the US Alternative Songs chart.

Paul Cauthen

Denver 2022

Suffice to say that the singer, songwriter and proud son of Tyler, Texas - steward of a rich, resonant, bass-leaning tenor dubbed Big Velvet - covers a lot of ground and embodies a lot of characters.

He'll tell you right off the bat that he's "Country As Fuck," throwing down a wad of "Fuck You Money" and heading into the night to "Cut a Rug."

His "Country Clubbin'" has as much to do with swinging as his swing. But a song or two later dude's vowing to be loving his wife "Till the Day I Die" and, in COUNTRY COMING DOWN's title track, dreams of living in "a cabin in the country, far away from the city lights" where "life is slow and easy."

Josh Abbott Band

Houston 2022

A staple in the Texas music scene since forming in 2006 at Lubbock’s Texas Tech University, the Josh Abbott Band has become an icon in the lone star state thanks to numerous successful singles and albums over the last decade plus.

The group’s relentless on-stage attitude quickly made it a successful touring act, building out from a Texas band to a regional act to a national crew with a devoted following from coast to coast.

Cold War Kids

Atlanta 2022

Cold War Kids are an American indie rock band formed in 2004 in Southern California. Their sound is characterized by raw emotion and gritty, blues-inspired rock.

The band's introspective lyrics often explore personal struggles and social issues, while their dynamic live shows have earned them a loyal fanbase.

Cold War Kids have released several critically acclaimed albums throughout their career, including "Robbers & Cowards," "Loyalty to Loyalty," and "Hold My Home."

Their most recent album, "New Age Norms 1," was released in 2019 and features catchy hooks and infectious beats. Overall, Cold War Kids continue to evolve and push boundaries in the indie music world.

Fitz and The Tantrums

Las Vegas 2022

Fitz and the Tantrums are an American indie pop and neo soul band from Los Angeles, California, that formed in 2008.

They are Multi-platinum artists that have quickly grown from independent upstarts to bonafide hitmakers. 


Multiple dates

Dawes is an American folk rock band from Los Angeles, California, composed of brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith, along with Wylie Gelber and Lee Pardini.

Drive By Truckers

Multiple dates

The Drive-By Truckers are an alternative country/Southern rock band based in Athens, Georgia.

They were founded in 1996 by singer/songwriter/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood.

Check out their new record, The New OK.

Shakey Graves

Austin 2021

Shakey Graves is an American Americana musician from Austin, Texas.

His music combines blues, folk, country, and rock and roll.

Check out his 10th anniversary edition of Roll the Bones X.

Shovels & Rope

Chicago 2021

Shovels & Rope are an American folk duo from Charleston, South Carolina composed of husband and wife Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst.

Combining threads from their individual solo careers, Shovels & Rope blends traditional folk, rock and roll and country rock.

Check out their new album, Busted Jukebox Vol. 3.

The Jayhawks

Chicago 2021

The Jayhawks are an American alternative country and country rock band that emerged from the Twin Cities music scene in the mid-1980s.

The incredible harmonies and distinctive arrangements of The Jayhawks set them apart from the rest of the Minneapolis music scene that emerged in the 1980s.

Featured on "Rolling Stone’s Best Music of 2020”.


New York 2021

Guster is an American alternative rock band from Boston, MA.

Founding members Adam Gardner, Ryan Miller, and Brian Rosenworcel began practice sessions while attending Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and formed the band in 1991.

Check out their new album, Look Alive.

X Ambassadors

Austin 2019

X Ambassadors are an American pop-rock band from Ithaca, New York.

Its members currently include  Sam Harris, Casey Harris and  Adam Levin.

Their most notable songs include "Jungle", "Renegades", and "Unsteady".

Check out their newest and third album, The Beautiful Liar.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Denver 2018

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, sometimes referred to as POTR, is an American country rock group based in California.

The band consists of Lukas Nelson,  Anthony LoGerfo, Corey McCormick, Logan Metz and Tato Melgar.

Lukas is the son of Willie Nelson.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real has released 6 studio albums and 4 EP’s.

Dan Auerback

New York 2017

Daniel Quine Auerbach is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist and vocalist of the Black Keys, a blues rock band from Akron, Ohio.

As a member of the group, Auerbach has recorded and co-produced eleven studio albums with his bandmate Patrick Carney.