Donnie Basham & Jody Isaacs have been playing together since 1987. They were originally in a band called Zavior, and along with several guitarists, played well into the 90's, opening for national acts such as XYZ and Saigon Kick.
At that time, music had turned to the country side, and the band decided to adapt or bust. They reformed into Iron Horse, Wild Horses, then settled on Steal Horses. Steal Horses became a local favorite, and went thru several lineup changes over the years. Steal Horses enjoyed a long run and opened up for national acts such as George Jones, Bellamy Brothers, David Allan Coe, Leroy Parnell, and Mark Chestnutt.
The Buick MacKane Band came into being after the original bassist and original drummer
(Jody Isaacs) of Steal Horses left
that band. They reunited with the original lead vocalist of Steal Horses (Donnie Basham), who had
just returned from a recording stint with Silver
Wing Records in
Wes Cullars is a local musician that, when not playing with Buick MacKane or having fun at open-mic nights at local favorite venues, spends a lot of time on studio projects. His last big recording session was with renowned Shinedown producer and renowned composer, Rick Beato.
is a local legend in his own right. Chris
has been a permanent fixture on the local music scene for the last 10
years. Chris was the founding member of the MasterPlan (backup band for Chris Cates) and has been playing with
them since 2004. Chris has been a part
of lots of recordings with many artists, covering many genres over the
years. Singleton is also the mastermind
behind the Chris Singleton Open Mic
Series that has transformed the music communities of
The Buick MacKane Band is out and playing locally. Come see and hear our new take on things.
The Buick MacKane Band is:
Donnie Basham - Lead & Backing Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, the occasional bad lounge joke
Chris Singleton - Bass, Backing Vocals, ‘Seinfeld’ effects, general bringin’ of da funk!
Jody Isaacs - Drums & Percussion, Backing & Lead Vocals, lotsa noise
Wes Cullars - Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Backing & Lead Vocals, single-handedly bringin’ back flannel and holey jeans