Mike and the Moonpies
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Sound Check: Mike and the Moonpies

Aug 16, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Before heading out on their first European tour, the honkytonk-inspired barroom country band stopped by Texas Monthly to play “Steak Night at the Prairie Rose,” a heartfelt ode to lead singer Mike Harmeier’s father. The song is the title track for the band’s critically acclaimed third album. Read Story

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