These guys came together as a band in Stephenville, Texas and In the last few years alone, Giovannie & The Hired Guns have become a massively beloved live band that has amassed millions of streams mostly powered through friends telling friends about their high-octane brand of country and rock and roll along with their first two albums being released without the support of a record label. Pretty Amazing!!

 In addition to their rockin'country sound, the band also offers up some Southern rock, la musica norteña and Latin hip-hop. Giovannie says...“We’re all from different walks of life, and we all have our own unique style that we add to the band,” says Yanez. “No one’s ever telling anyone else how or what to play; we just show up and jam out and it all comes together so naturally—nothing is ever forced with us.”

In addition to selling out their own shows, the band has shared the stage with the likes of the Read Southall Band and Kody West among numerous others including opening for platinum-selling country star Jason Aldean to a crowd of 36,000 at Globe Life Park stadium.

The band is touring all over the United States these days and I am glad to see that they are making a stop on their tour at Cooper's BBQ Live in Christoval.

As Cooper’s 2022 Concert Series continues, the lineup looks like this:

Giovannie & The Hired Guns - Friday, May 13th

Damn Quails - Saturday, June 4th

Jo Dee Messina – Friday, June 10th

Kody West & Dylan Wheeler - Friday, June 24th

Back In Black (AC/DC Tribute band) - July 9th

Great Divide – Sat, July 23rd

Creed Fisher - Saturday, August 27th

Aaron Watson ***RESCHEDULED*** - Friday, September 16th

The shows are BYOB and for an extra twenty dollars fill up your cooler with all of your favorite beverages. Everyone is invited to take lawn chairs and blankets to add to your comfort.

Cooper's has always been known for their famous BBQ. Be sure to try some of it. It's delicious!!

For more information and to purchase tickets, click on, follow them on Facebook or call Cooper's at 325-255-2222.

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