Chuck's Wagon Biography


Chucks Wagon are a four piece Alt Country Rock Band based in Sydney, Australia lead by singer songwriter, Chuck Stokes, playing original heartfelt country rock songs, inspired by the likes of the Outlaws of Texas Country Music.

Formed in 2006, Chucks Wagon have released a “Bootleg” e.p in 2006,followed by their Debut Album in August 2007, a debut video single “Black Road” in 2008, as well as “Live in Austin Texas”. Currently they are promoting the release of their second studio album, “Lipstick and Sin”.

Chucks Wagon tour nationally and internationally, enjoying three killer tours at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 08/09/10/12 Chuck has toured the U.S.A six times, taking in Texas, Colorado, California, New York, solo in support of the Debut Album in September 2007, returning with Guitarist Kinnon Holt (Alex Lloyd Band) in June 2008 in support of the “Black Road” single release, playing 23 shows in 25 days, in 2009 to release Lipstick and Sin . Whilst in Texas they recorded “Live in Austin Texas” at Roadhouse Rags, which was released at Tamworth 09 and then in the U.S.A. on the 09 tour! Meeting and chewing the fat with long time hero Steve Earle in San Antonio, was also a real highlight!

The 2010 U.S.A Tour saw the release of the “Texas” Single and was another amazing tour, meeting with Producer Chris Wall, who put us in the capable hands of Producer Tommy Detamore and recording took place at Cherry Ridge Studios in San Antonio, Texas in 2011, mixed after Chucks SXSW performances in 2012, and the third Studio album, "I Play Country is set for release in September  on all good country Music Radio Stations!

Chucks Wagon had their debut video clip , “Black Road” picked up by the Country Music Channel, giving the band some national exposure, also was released in Germany on Wolverine Records. It was followed by their second Video single “Lost Highway”. Their third Video Single “Texas” hit the CMC in September 2011.

 Chuck’s Wagon are excited to have released the first single off the album of the same name, “I Play Country” in September with the Album being recorded in Texas by producer and killer pedal steel player, Tommy Detamore. Album Released in October and the touring starts there, taking in Australia and then back to the U.S.A. for the bands 7th American Tour, arriving back in Time for Tamworth 2013.

As always Chucks Wagon are on the move!