Cigar Store Indians is an American roots music band that plays all original, dirt under the finger nails, dance all night music.
CSI has travelled the USA (and parts of the world) extensively entertaining all ages and all walks of life with their unique brand of roots-rock, rockabilly and country music. Frontman Ben Friedman's infectious charisma gets the crowd going and doesn't stop moving until the last note is played.
At nearly twenty years on, CSI is still selling out venues and providing high-energy entertainment after festivals across the country.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 160 minutes
What to Expect
We make people smile and dance.
CSI are pros that know how to entertain a crowd, make them smile and make them dance. We also respect the demands of the event organizer(s) so we show up on time, every time, ready, willing and able to play and perform.
Additional Booking Notes
We're nice. We're pros. We're easy.
While we play some well known covers, Cigar Store is a band that plays original music. Listen to our samples and you'll see that's not as scary as it sounds.
|Ben Friedman||Lead Vocals, Guitar|
|immy "Low Note" Lavender||Lead Guitar, Vocals|
|Jay Murphree||Upright Bass, Vocals|
|Matt Spaugh||Drums, Vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
Elvis, Stray Cats, Hank Sr., Johnny Horton, Ramones, Johnny Cash, et al.
We prefer you provide the P.A. but can bring our own if needed (but that do effect the price.)
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