See Cody Canada & The Departed at Heff’s in the Mall of Abilene on January 15
Break out that old Cross Canadian Ragweed T-shirt from college, because Red Dirt legend Cody Canada is bringing The Departed with him to Heff's Bar and Grill in the Mall of Abilene (4310 Buffalo Gap Rd) on Saturday, January 15, 2022.
Want tickets to see Cody Canada and The Departed at Heff's?
General admission tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door on the day of the show. You can buy tickets and find out all the details here.
This is an 18-years-and-older show. Doors will open at Heff's at 6 PM. Local favorite Parkside will open at 8 PM, followed by new act Waves, fronted by Cody Canada's son.
Red Dirt devotees of the late '90s early '00s will recognize Canada as part of Cross Canadian Ragweed, an Oklahoma outfit that fused various rock and country influences together to create what became known as the Red Dirt sound.
Canada himself counts rock outfits like Nirvana and Pearl Jam as major influences on his guitar playing and vibrant stage show, and country music legends like George Strait in helping pique his interest in music during childhood.
The band's overall sound and Canada's songwriting have since influenced other Texas Country/Red Dirt acts like Flatland Cavalry, Carson Jeffrey, and more.
After Cross Canadian Ragweed's split in 2010, Canada helped to form The Departed, alongside other longtime musicians within the TexasCountry/Red Dirt scene. They released their first original album, Adventus, in 2012.
Most recently, The Departed's 2018 album was aptly-titled 3, in reference to The Departed's three remaining members. You can listen to the single from that album, "Lipstick", below.