Exploding onto the Texas country ssene in 2012, Blacktop Outlaw is a Red Dirt Texas Country Band from the Denton, Tx area. A mix of classic country and southern rock make this group as diverse as their appearance.
Lucas Pittman (Bass Guitar / Lead Vocal for Blacktop Outlaw) started playing music at the age of 10 after receiving his first guitar lesson from his cousin. From there at age 14 he played his first show in his hometown of Pottsboro TX. Pittman had many musical influences growing up such as, Johnny Cash, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Bob Wills and many others. Through school he mostly favored Traditional Country but also enjoyed a wide variety of Jazz, Blues, Southern Rock, and Texas Red Dirt Country. Pittman is currently a senior studying music at The University of North Texas in Denton. He is working on his Bachelors Degree in music along with his studying of Jazz and Vocal Performance. Cody Pope (Lead Guitarist for Blacktop Outlaw) guitar player with mystique, born and raised in Gainesville Tx. He’s the youngest of four children, after receiving his first guitar at age 11 he taught himself how to play it and other instruments such as the bass, drums, and piano. Cody’s main influences are Elvis Presley, Johnny Horton, Marty Robbins, Ace Frehley, Keith Urban, and Lenny Kravitz. Dallas Durham (Rhythm Guitarist for Blacktop Outlaw) began playing guitar at the age of 12 while living in Pryor Oklahoma. His musically gifted family was the greatest support group any one person could ask for. With inspiration from Chet Atkins, Stoney LaRue, Johnny Cash, Chris LeDoux, and Garth Brooks its no wonder why his love for the Red Dirt Texas country music led him to the sound of Blacktop Outlaw. Aaron Cook (Drummer for Blacktop Outlaw) been playing drums for years, multiple styles rock, metal, and country. He is the man with the dreads….. Listen to a song by Blacktop Outlaw titled “Thunderbird”