The Austin 100: Buck Meek For fans of Levon Helm, Jason Isbell and Big Thief.
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The Austin 100: Buck Meek

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Buck Meek
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Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

Genre: Americana

Why We're Excited: Buck Meek is best known as the lead guitarist and cofounder of Big Thief, but he's also got a nice, low-key side gig going as a solo artist. On his own, he rambles and twangs through conversational, countrified, vividly detailed stories of wanderers, lost souls and dreamers.

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