Tickets on sale to the public 2/2 at 10 am.


West of It All, the debut album from Americana folk-rock band Briscoe, is a coming-of-age soundtrack set against the backdrop of the Texas Hill Country. Written in the Lone Star State and recorded in North Carolina, it’s an album that charts its own musical geography, with production from Grammy nominee Brad Cook (Bon Iver, Waxahatchee, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats) and adventurous songwriting that bridges the gap between classic American roots music and its modern-day incarnation.

From free backyard performances on the outskirts of UT Austin’s campus to sold-out gigs at Antone’s Nightclub and The Continental Club Gallery, Briscoe’s growth — like the group’s music itself — has been organic. Bandmates Truett Heintzelman and Philip Lupton met as teenagers, reunited as students at UT Austin, and built their grassroots following the old-school way: by carving out a sound that nodded to the golden era of folk, rock, and pop music, then getting onstage and building a genuine relationship with their audience. Signed by ATO Records while still pursuing undergraduate degrees, the Texas natives wrote West of It All as graduation loomed in the distance, funneling the stories of their college experience — from heartbreak to hard-won lessons to weekend trips into the rural countryside — into a raw, rugged blend of classic and contemporary influences.

With contributions from drummer Matt McCaughan (Bon Iver) and multi-instrumentalist Phil Cook (Megafaun, Hiss Golden Messenger), West of It All offers a singular version of genre-fluid folk music, from rootsy rave-ups like “The Well” to brainy, literary songs like “Sparrows.” It’s a self-assured album that follows no directions but its very own, stacked organic performance and sharp songwriting that negotiates the transition from adolescence to adulthood.

Tickets on sale to the public Friday, June 16th at 10am!


Briscoe is the Austin-based project of Truett Heintzelman and Philip Lupton.
Formed during their time at the University of Texas, the pair released a self-titled
EP and are currently working on their forthcoming debut album by Grammy-
nominated producer, Brad Cook (Bon Iver, The War on Drugs, Nathaniel Rateliff
& The Night Sweats, Waxahatchee).

This year Briscoe will feature at quintessential Summer festivals including
Bonnaroo, Sound on Sound, Catbird Music Festival, FairWell Festival, Iron
Blossom Festival, and Wonderbus Music & Arts Festival, which adds to their
previous festival appearances at Innings Fest (both Tampa and Tempe events)
and Shaky Knees. The band has supported Noah Kahan, Ruston Kelly, CAAMP,
and Zach Bryan on tour dates across the country. At home, the band has
recently sold out an eight-show residency at Austin’s legendary venues, C-Boy’s
Heart & Soul and The Continental Club.

Briscoe draws musical influence from what many consider the golden years of
music – the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. Artists such as Neil Young, James
Taylor, The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Carole King, and Paul Simon have
influenced the pair musically and lyrically. With a variety of instrumentation,
Briscoe’s live shows and studio recordings meander in and out of genres while
consistently showcasing meaningful songwriting and unique melodies.