Thrift Store Cowboys

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Thrift Store Cowboys
Origin United States
Genres Alt. Country, Indie rock
Years active 1999–present
Labels Independent
Members Silas Vonn
Daniel Fluitt
Colt Miller
Clint Miller
Cory Ames
Amanda Shires
Kris Killingsworth

Thrift Store Cowboys are an alternative country and indie rock band, formed in 1999, in Lubbock, Texas by Daniel Fluitt and Colt Miller. Presently the band also includes Clint Miller, Amanda Shires, Cory Ames, Kris Killingsworth.

The band has toured a significant portion of the southeastern and western U.S., touring with acts such as DeVotchKa, Cory Branan, and Sleepy Horses. Additionally, Thrift Store Cowboys have shared a bill with Old 97s, the Flatlanders, Lucero, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys, Joe Ely, Centro-Matic, and Milton Mapes.


  • Daniel Fluitt: - Vocals, rhythm guitar, lap steel guitar, saw
  • Colt Miller: - Electric & baritone guitar, accordion, banjo and pedal steel
  • Clint Miller: - Bass guitar
  • Cory Ames: - Wurlitzer, Rhodes, various
  • Amanda "Pearl" Shires: - Fiddle, vocals
  • Kris Killingsworth: - Drums, Glockenspiel, vocals


  • Nowhere With You (2001)
  • The Great American Desert (2003)
  • Lay Low While Crawling or Creeping (2006)
  • 7" Vinyl Split w/ One Wolf (Mt. Inadale Records 2009)
  • Light Fighter (2010)

Live recordings[edit]

  • Live at Sabala's (2005) - Limited Edition live CD out of print
  • Live at Taos Solar Music Fest (2007)

Related releases[edit]

  • Being Brave (2005) - Amanda Shires
  • West Cross Timbers (2009) - Amanda Shires
  • Carrying Lightning (2011) - Amanda Shires

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