news and updates

New Album! Western Abyss is out now!

Our brand new album, Western Abyss, is out now and available on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, etc. Physical copies can be ordered on our website. Links are below and we also have a new video for the first single, Almost Gone here: https://youtu.be/dbOGo9jQT7M...

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Denver Westword article and caricature

The Rough Cuts have been cartooned by legendary Denver artist Karl Christian Krumpholz for an article detailing how Michael Jochum (Rough Cuts drummer) is being "consumed by the road." Check out these awesome caricatures (attached) and read the article here!...

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Blur of The Blade Tour – Spring 2019

The band will be on tour throughout the Midwest, Northwest and West in the months of April and May 2019. Tour admats are attached here, be sure to subscribe to them on BandsInTown and follow their adventures on their Facebook page! 

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Nomination and performance at Rocky Mountain CMA’s

Susan Phelan, bassist for the Rough Cuts was nominated in the 2019 Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards for "musician of the year" category. Susan is an incredible musician and performer and has been playing bass her entire life! The band performed a song at the...

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Opening for Dwight Yoakam

We're super excited to be opening for the one and only Dwight Yoakam on November 29, 2018, at the Avalon Theatre in Grand Junction, CO. Dwight is one of our biggest influences and has shaped our sound from the beginning.

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CCMHOF “Entertainer of the Year, 2018”

Yesterday we won the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame's "Entertainer of the year, 2018." I accepted this award with great pride on behalf of my band-mates, the Rough Cuts, Michael, Susan, Jack and Lauren. I am so very, very grateful to receive this recognition for...

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