Moonshine Bandits x Buckcherry “Wild” Video Premier

MOONSHINE BANDITS mashed up their genre-defying backwoods country soul and hip-hop fusion with Josh Todd and Stevie D. from BUCKCHERRY in their brand new single and music video for “Wild”.


“We wanted a rock vibe for ‘Wild’ and Buckcherry was the perfect match for that song,” said Dusty ‘Big Tex’ Dahlgren. “Our fanbase and Buckcherry’s fanbase crossover so I can see a future tour with us together.” 


“Working with Josh was a great experience. His energy during the video shoot was ‘Wild’,” added Brett “Bird” Brooks. “It was nice to be able to connect with him on a personal level about similar experiences that we have shared from the stage and being in the business itself. He shared a story about playing for the USO over in Doha, Qatar that was absolutely incredible. He’s a very humble guy and all-around cool. Looking forward to having our paths align again in the future.”


MOONSHINE BANDITS have paved the way for the budding country/rap genre amassing a dedicated legion of fans who call themselves the “Shiner Nation” with their grassroots touring and rebellious, outlaw values. The California-based duo recently shared the second single from POUR DECISIONS entitled “I’m A Problem” which features Juno Award-winning Canadian rapper MADCHILD. 


POUR DECISIONS, out July 14th, 2023, features 15-tracks that continue to show MOONSHINE BANDITS paving their own lane. The album takes its inspiration from the struggles and successes of America’s extraordinary era when dreams were being made while hunting for that elusive precious gem. Just like the rumrunners, bootleggers, smugglers, and outlaws of old, the MOONSHINE BANDITS provide a supply of goods for the demand, defying the mandates and trends of mainstream pop-culture. Playing off its title, the duo have also partnered with California Cowboy Whiskey to release Bucked Up Whiskey.


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BUCKCHERRY recently released their tenth studio album entitled ‘Vol. 10’. The 11-song album features 10 new Buckcherry originals and, as a bonus track, a cover of the Bryan Adams classic “Summer Of ’69”.


Catch MOONSHINE BANDITS on the road in the following cities:



Jul 5 Lincoln Square Theatre – Decatur, IL *

Jul 6 Cedar Rapids, IA North Point *

Jul 8 Elkhart, IN The Lerner Theater ^

Jul 9 Sebewaing, MI Kretzschy’s BBQ *

Jul 11 Springfield, MO Southbound Bar & Grill*

Jul 12 Topeka, KS Country Stampede Festival

Jul 14 Greeley, CO Moxi Theater*

Jul 15 Sedalia, CO Wide Open Saloon *

Jul 16 Grand Junction, CO Mesa Theatre *

Jul 19 Petaluma, CA Mystic Theatre *

Jul 20 Stateline, NV Blu Nightclub at Bally’s Lake Tahoe *

Jul 21 Concord, CA Vinnie’s *

Jul 22 Murphys, CA Ironstone Amphitheatre

Jul 25 Bellingham, WA Wild Buffalo House of Music *

Jul 26 Victoria, BC Wickett Hall **

Jul 27 Vancouver, BC The Pearl **

Jul 28 Spanaway, WA Sam’s ^*

Jul 29 Spanaway, WA Sam’s ^*

Jul 31 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room **

Aug 1 Calgary, AB Palace Theatre **

Aug 4 Sturgis, SD Glencoe Camp Resort

Aug 5 Vale, SD Full Throttle Saloon

Aug 6 Sturgis, SD Glencoe Camp Resort

Aug 20 Stateline, ID Cruisers Bar & Grill

Sep 2 Bloomville, OH Smokin’ Cole Farms

Oct 7 Augusta, GA Chevy’s Nite Club


* with Who TF is Justin Time?, Dusty Leigh & Good Ol’ Boyz

^ with Dusty Leigh & Good Ol’ Boyz

** with Dusty Leigh and Brandon Hart

^* with Dusty Legih, Brandon Hart & Good Ol’ Boyz



Since their formation in Los Banos California in 2003, MOONSHINE BANDITS’ blue-collar work ethic and unwavering persistence has seen the band defy the mandates and trends of mainstream pop culture. The duo have crisscrossed the country performing hundreds of shows a year, ventured into branding their own beef jerky and moonshine, collaborated with some of the music business’s most prolific artists, outshined in the face of record industry roadblocks, earned a fiercely loyal fan following, and embrace the unconventional.


Long before people figured out country and rap had a lot in common, Moonshine Bandits were gaining critical acclaim from outlets including Rolling Stone, MTV, AOL, THE BOOT, YAHOO and their 2011 hit single “My Kind Of Country” peaked at #1 on CMT Music. The band continued to break barriers with their 2015 album BLACKED OUT which simultaneously landed on Billboard’s Top 10 Rap Albums (#10) and Top 15 Country Albums (#13). Moonshine Bandits average 2.3 million monthly streams across all platforms and to date have garnered over 260 million video views.


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