Songwriter/guitarist Matt Reasor and vocalist Dan Coakley formed Large or Hellwater after conference in LA in 2001. The duo became a normal fixture in the California nation rock scene, frequently playing night clubs and concerts, including an appearance at Gramfest, the annual Gram Parsons event kept in Joshua Tree, CA. They documented their self-titled 1st recording in Nashville, liberating it in 2002. A three-song sampler known as The Good Lay EP premiered later on that same yr, and a complete follow-up recording, Living the nice Lie, made an appearance in 2003 for the group’s Prepared in Greasor label. Evolving right into a six-piece, Large or Hellwater presently contains pianist and bassist Brant Kay, metal and business lead guitarist Jordan Shapiro, bassist Jeff LaGore, and drummer Jack port Loercher furthermore to Reasor and Coakley. Sounding a little just like a grittier, funkier edition from the Eagles, the group brings a pleasant rock & move swagger to the choice country scene.