Micky & the Motorcars

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Micky & the Motorcars
Origin Austin, Texas, USA
Genres Country, Texas Country, Alternative country
Years active 2002-present
Labels Smith Music Group
Associated acts Cross Canadian Ragweed
Reckless Kelly
Mike McClure
Jason Boland & the Stragglers
Website http://www.mickyandthemotorcars.com/
Members Micky Braun
Gary Braun
Dustin Schaefer
Joe Fladger
Bobby Paugh
Past members Mark McCoy (founder-bassist, 2001-2011); Travis Hardy (founder-drummer, 2001-2003); Ken Smith (guitarist, 2001-2002); Joseph Deeb (guitarist, 2002-2007); Kris Farrow (guitarist, 2007-2011); Shane Vannerson (drummer, 2004-2013)

Micky & the Motorcars is an alternative Texas Country band formed in Stanley, Idaho before moving to Austin, Texas.

The band has released five mainstream albums, including a live album.

The band consists of Micky Braun (acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Gary Braun (lead & harmony vocals, guitars, mandolin, harmonica), Dustin Schaefer (lead guitar), Joe Fladger (bass), and Bobby Paugh (drums & percussion).

Micky and Gary Braun are the younger brothers of Willy and Cody Braun of the Austin-based band, Reckless Kelly. Micky and the Motorcars perform yearly at the Braun brothers Reunion, held in Challis, Idaho.



Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Country US US
Which Way from Here
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: self-released
Ain't in It for the Money
  • Release date: October 26, 2004
  • Label: self-released
  • Release date: February 6, 2007
  • Label: Smith Music Group
  • Release date: July 29, 2008
  • Label: Smith Music Group
43[1] 27[2]
Live at Billy Bob's Texas
  • Release date: November 10, 2009
  • Label: Smith Music Group
Raise My Glass
  • Release date: August 9, 2011
  • Label: Smith Music Group
36 4 38
Hearts from Above
  • Release date: August 5, 2014
  • Label: self-released
17 150 3 21
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2015 "Long Road to Nowhere"[3] Tony Gates


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