WHEN: February 23, 2019
Christian Sparks and the Beatnik Bandits are a Folk/Rock/Americana band from San Marcos, Texas. The band holds a finalist position in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition (Session 1, 2018), along with winning the "Best Emerging Austin Artist" award from The Deli Magazine (Dec1, 2018). The band has since been on a quad state tour following the release of their debut self-titled EP sharing the stage with Coast Modern, Bob Schneider, Jack Ingram, and The Vandoliers. The EP has surpassed 110,000+ streams on Spotify alone and was submitted for a Grammy award(s) on behalf of two members of The Recording Academy.