The Ditchrunners hail straight from the heart of Central WISCONSIN. This five piece power house has grown more in the last two years than anyone could have ever imagined in a entire lifetime. This indeed shows how hard work pays off and dedicated work ethic will out do talent alone. The Summer of 2016 The Ditchrunners have taken their Honky Tonkin Gypsy Gutter Grass overseas clocking in over 3500 miles and several countries worldwide for their for their first European tour putting Wisco on the map. Landing Record and a Distribution deal in Northern Germany. More importantly Staking a claim as a internationally recognized and touring band. Took home a WAMI AWARD for Best Americana/Bluegrass Band in 2016 and recently joining a incredible roster with Doomstar booking agency in The Netherlands.
Susy Olsen on upright bass. Jazz seasoned, talented and tuff...Endorsed by Duece Bass CO.Has a voice of an Angel and the Devil's grin. Brings a booming voice and incredible blend of slapping chops with jazz like melody and dynamics..Also busting out her now from time to time to grab a deep dark undertones The Ditchrunners have been known for... Bango and Guitar player Trevor James joined bringing a incredible quick Clawhammer punching textures of gravel.. to this very massive and high octane signature sound quality they always produce....
Raised by a pack of timberwolves in the Northwoods Wisconsin forest is the Powerful and driving Guitarist/Vox The Northern Howler Kevin Horstman. High rep. High Energy, Kevins Rythem band of Demons are six strings on hell fire and moving. Giving The Ditchrunners a very clean, colorful and booming sound live. Also all Harmony... All five members have been known to sing a tune from Time to time.
Dmax / Derrick Maddox The Canadian long arm from hails from The Great Northern Upper Peninsula Marquette, Michigan. With heavy heavy hitting and high energy, Maddox has a well known particular towering sound and presence. Quick in the pocket chops. Like a freight train off the tracks...Animal like with great dynamics. With The Ditchrunners moving into a new chapter and all ideas moving forward, Maddox behind the drums and behind scenes has fueled the fire for The Ditchrunners indefinitely.
Lastly The Ditchrunners fearless leader and frontman.. Buckshot Bredlau...The Craziest wildman in the Northwoods... Buckshot is known for his deep and powerful vocals that sound tuff as a rusted steam engine fighting a pack of disgruntled grizzly bears. His lyrics are deep rooted from Truck driving Road dogs to River Ratt 5th generation Lumberjacks. Buckshot has been center stage his entire lifetime and ten years strong and some for The Ditchrunners. The Ditchrunners have shared with or toured with Bands such as Owen Mays and the 80 proof boys, Bob Wayne, Supersuckers, Weedeater, Joe Buck, Lucky Tubb, Rev Horton Heat, St. Christopher Webster, BuckCherry, US BOMBS, Mullet Monster Mafia, Knucklehead, The Goddamn Gallows, Henhouse Prowlers, HellBound Glory, Jayke Orvis and the Broken Band, Nashville Pussy, Shooter Jennings, Scott H. Biram, too many to list....
Young, Wild and Hungry these Ditchrunners have been referred to as Hybrid Honkys or The Northwoods Timberpunx... Whiskey Smoke and the Good ol Boys. Keep your ears and eyes peeled for twenty more years of hard work and rebal rousing Honky Tonkin Gypsy Gutter Grass to come..New record released this Fall.