HILL COUNTRY REVUE is THE modern blues band for the new generation. Formed by Cody Dickinson and Chris Chew from The North Mississippi Allstars in 2008, it features Garry Burnside and Kirk Smithhart on guitars and vocals respectively.
Being RL Burnside's youngest son as well as Junior Kimbrough's protégé, Garry is a walking encyclopedia of Mississippi hill country blues. He grew up playing with Kimbrough every Sunday night in Junior's world-famous juke joint- Garry is a prolific songwriter and a great performer.
Kirk Smithhart was awarded The Albert King award for Best Guitarist by the Blues foundation when he was only 19. Since then he has taken his cutting-edge blues guitar style to music lovers all over the world. He grew up in the vibrant blues scene around Jackson, Mississippi and has been turning heads in Memphis as the best new guitarist in town.
Daniel Robert Coburn, born and raised in Flint MI, cut his teeth playing punk rock and hardcore. He eventually went back to his roots, the music he was raised on, and formed Dixie Hustler in 2001. Dixie Hustler released their album "Self Titled" on Diamond D records produced by Aaron Julison of Kid Rock and Cody Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars.
Cody Dickinson and Chris Chew are three-time grammy nominees with loyal fans all over the world. HILL COUNTRY REVUE full encompasses contemporary, modern blues.