About Dickie Lee Erwin
Dickie Lee Erwin, originating from the windswept territories of southeast New Mexico and west Texas, stands as a beacon in the alternative country music scene. Growing up on farms and ranches, he began his musical odyssey with the piano at age 6. By 12, he had transitioned to the guitar, and by 19, the banjo, under the mentorship of James Henley. This award-winning singer, lyricist, guitarist, and banjo player, alongside his band, has been a cornerstone of the Austin, Texas music community since the early 1980s.
Dickie's 11 original albums, which include his recent EP "Dragonfly" and the upcoming "Snake Doctor" set for 2024, seamlessly blend classic country and Americana. He's known for adding unique flairs, from jazz improvisations to samba rhythms and even psychedelic jams. His lyrics tell relatable tales, channeling the essence of the Texas high plains and narrating enchanting stories from America's expansive midnight highways.
A well-traveled artist, Dickie has extensively toured the U.S. Midwest, East Coast, and Europe. He has delighted audiences in countries like Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, and more. Fans can expect yet another European journey with his 4-piece band in 2023. Beyond his undeniable musical talent, Dickie also showcases his creativity as an oil and watercolor painter, drawing from the beautiful landscapes of the Southwest.