Left Lane Cruiser

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Left Lane Cruiser
Origin Fort Wayne, IN
Genres Blues-rock
Years active 2004–present

Alive Records

Hillgrass Bluebilly
Associated acts

Fun With Chicken

Black Diamond Heavies
Members Fredrick "Joe" Evans IV (guitar, vocals, 2004 - present)
Brenn Beck (vocals/percussion, 2004 - present)
Past members Jessie Garet (bass, 2004)

Left Lane Cruiser is a United States blues-rock band originating from Fort Wayne, IN. The band has stated that their main influence comes from the North Mississippi Hill country blues musicians, most of whom were or are currently signed to Fat Possum Records. Left Lane Cruiser is composed of Fredrick "Joe" Evans IV on slide guitar and vocals with Brenn Beck on drums, harmonica, back up vocals and various percussive gear.

In July 2007, Left Lane Cruiser was signed to Alive Records.[1] Their first nationally released album, Bring Yo' Ass to the Table, was released on January 8, 2008.[2]

In September 2008 Left Lane Cruiser embarked on their first European Tour. The first few shows were cancelled due to issues with passports upon initially arriving in the UK, forcing the two members to return to the United States for several days. Problems with passport were then resolved and Left Lane Cruiser resumed the tour.

Their third album, All You Can Eat, was released on Alive Records, September 15, 2009. The song "Waynedale" from the All You Can Eat album was featured on episode 8 season 3 of the acclaimed television series "Breaking Bad".

The band released its fourth album on March 1, 2011, on Alive Records, some of which was recorded with John Wesley Myers, the keyboard player for the Black Diamond Heavies, also signed to Alive Records.


Studio albums[edit]

CD Cover Year Title Label Notes
2006 Gettin' Down On It Hillgrass Bluebilly Records Re-released 2009
2008 Bring Yo' Ass To The Table Alive Records January 8, 2008
2009 All You Can Eat Alive Records September 15, 2009
2011 Junkyard Speed Ball Alive Records March 1, 2011
2012 Painkillers Alive Records June 26, 2012, With Reverend James Leg
2013 Rock Them Back To Hell! Alive Records September 17th, 2013
2014 Slingshot Hillgrass Bluebilly Records April 8, 2014