Cary C Banks
As a member of the Maines Brothers Band, I was inducted into West Texas Walk Of Fame In Lubbock Texas and have performed on stage with such well known artist as the Dixie Chicks, Tom T Hall, Pat Green, Richie McDonald, Bo Diddley, Joe Ely , Terry Allen, Terry McBride and many others.
My songs have been recorded by The Maines Brothers Band, Jerry Jordan, Floyd Brown, Cheyenne Ward, Jeremy Crady, and many others. My song “Lay It Down” won first place in a Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase Song contest.
I was awarded a Silver Telly Video Award as artist and co-host of the Public Broadcasting Television Series “Story Tellers & Music Makers”. I have appeared on Austin City Limits, Texas Connection, E! Entertainment TV television.
I am a writer & publisher member of ASCAP and currently serve as Chairman of the Creative Arts Department at South Plains College where I teach vocal and piano lessons, songwriting and music publishing and direct the popular “Thursday Nite Live” musical variety television show.
I have two CD’s available ” Guitar Out In The Rain” & ” A Long Time Since It Rained”