DFW’s Favorite Honky-tonk Band Is Led By a Dude With an Accordion
By Joseph Auping, July 2022
Squeezebox Bandits front man Abel Casillas grew up singing Hank Williams and playing tejano music.
“The Squeezebox Bandits were halfway through a three-hour set in February when they decided to reintroduce themselves. The sound quality at Second Rodeo Brewing, a spacious beer garden in a recently redeveloped area of the Fort Worth Stockyards, wasn’t great that day. For much of the first half of the show, the band’s singing was barely audible over the din of beer orders and chatter, and front man Abel Casillas looked like he was trying to nudge more volume out of his accordion by thrusting his hips to one side or the other with every squeeze of the instrument.”
Read Texas Monthly’s full article on Squeezebox Bandits HERE.
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