DFW Music News

Brian Roberts of Ha Ha Tonka on Barbecue and History's Greatest Songwriter

Missouri's Ha Ha Tonka is another one of those quality alt-country bands that always seems to grow away from the genre. Led by the talented Brian Roberts, Ha Ha Tonka have evolved into an indie rock act that loves mining traditionally alt-country subject matter (religion, racism and rural settings), but does so with unusually interesting musical backdrops.

After sound check Tuesday night in Atlanta and in anticipation of Friday's show at Dada, Roberts was kind enough to talk with DC9 about his preference for hometown barbecue and his love for the Old 97's.

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