The modern genesis of Modern West began when Kevin’s wife, Christine, encouraged him to reconnect with his love of music.
However, the history of the band goes back over 20 years when Kevin met John Coinman in a dirty, downtown warehouse in Los Angeles during
an acting workshop. John was a musician with an intense interest in acting and Kevin was an actor with an intense interest in music. They
became friends and began to play and write music together along with another friend, Blair Forward. That collaboration turned into the band
Roving Boy – a rock band with an edgy Western style and a small record deal in Japan where they had a #1 single called “Simple Truth”.
As Kevin’s star began to rise, the band continued behind-the-scenes playing, writing, and recording anytime they could get together. Coinman and
Forward both ended up in Tucson, Arizona, where they met guitarist/producer Teddy Morgan and drummer Larry Cobb. So in 2005 when the three former
Roving Boys decided to build a new band together, they brought in Teddy and Larry and named it Modern West.
Born from a shared love of music and comprised of a tight-knit group of longtime friends, Kevin Costner and Modern West draw their influences from a
broad tapestry of American music and beyond. The show itself flows from original material penned by the band to cover songs written by some of music’s
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July 4th 2014
Nashville-based singer/songwriter, Kacey Musgraves released her Mercury Records Nashville debut album Same Trailer Different Park March 19, 2013 to
massive critical acclaim and recognition. The album, which she co-produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s
Top Country Albums chart making her the first solo female in five years to open at No. 1 with a rookie release and just seventh in the 22-year Nielson
SoundScan era. The album includes her Top 10 single "Merry Go ’Round’," “Blowin’ Smoke,” “Follow Your Arrow,” and “Keep It To Yourself.”
She’s received CMT and Teen Choice Award nominations and has taken home the award for "New Artist of the Year" at 2013’s CMA Awards. Kacey also
recently won two GRAMMY Awards for Best Country Song (“Merry Go ‘Round”) and Best Country Album (Same Trailer Different Park). She also won an Academy of
Country Music award for album of the year.
She has performed on the "TODAY Show," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Late Show with David Letterman," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "2013 CMT Music Awards,"
"Billboard Music Awards 2013,” and the “56th Annual Grammy Awards.” Most recently, Kacey received 5 ACM Award nominations including Female Vocalist of the
Year, Album of the Year
(Artist and Producer/Same Trailer Different Park), Song of the Year (“Mama’s Broken Heart”), and Video of the Year (“Blowin’ Smoke”). She is currently on
tour with Willie Nelson and will tour with Katy Perry later this summer.