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Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards are Texas’ #1 Biker Rally and Festival Band.

Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards are now accepting bookings for Bike Rallies and Music Festivals around the globe.

“My Baby Don’t Wear No Panties” – Still the #1 Bike Rally anthem! Over one million downloads can’t be wrong! Click on the player below to hear a sample. To see video of the band performing at a bike rally, click here.

Facts about Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards:

  • Three CDs released, with worldwide distribution
  • Seven #1 Songs
  • Heard on over 1000 radio stations worldwide
  • 33,000 TouchTunes/Ami/Rowe Digital Jukeboxes Nationwide

  • Huge Biker, Blues & Bluesrock following nationwide
  • Winner of numerous awards
  • Over 5000 subscribers to the Mean Gene Weekly E-Newsletter
  • Website: over 6000 hits a day – ONE MILLION+ annually
  • Over 3000+ Friends on FaceBook (and growing)
  • Twitter followers: meangenerocks
  • Links to shows and events posted at time of booking

Mean Gene Rocks Myrtle Beach Bike Week


“You can’t have a bike rally without Mean Gene” – Mike Murphy, President/Executive Producer – Biker Rallies of Texas

“Gotta have you back!” – “Big O” – President – South Mississippi Bike Rally

“Comes out smokin’ and don’t let up!” – Mr “V”, KPFT 90.1 Houston

“…scorchin’ blues…” – Joe Nick Patoski, Editor, Texas Monthly Magazine

“…a barnburner…” – Leslie Nichols, Austin City Limits

“You da man! You da man!” – Morgan Freeman, Actor, Owner Ground Zero Blues Club, Clarksdale, Mississippi

“Everybody is asking for Mean Gene!” – Wortham Blues Festival

“My favorite band from Texas” – Rodney Crowell, Grammy nominated songwriter, Nashville

“…ass-kickin’ ” – Southwest Blues Magazine

The greatest party song (Panties Song) in the world” – Houston Music News

“Kelton breathes flames on his guitar” – Blues Revue Magazine

“Gutsy, rowdy, gut-bucket Texas blues at its best…” The Scene Magazine

“powerful blues… A very special genre of biker music… guaranteed to get you up and dancing ‘till you melt into a pool of sweat” – Thunder Press Biker Magazine – California

“the hottest band – most popular on my show!” – The Red Rooster Blues RADIO Show – Kansas

Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards, Shared Billing With:

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Marshall Tucker Band
  • Mark Farner (Grand Funk)
  • Brian Howe and Bad Company
  • John Kay and Steppenwolf
  • Peter Frampton
  • Canned Heat
  • Ten Years After
  • Blue Oyster Cult
  • FogHat
  • David Allan Coe
  • Johnny Lee (Urban Cowboy Movie)
  • Jefferson Starship
  • Black Oak Arkansas
  • Quicksilver Messenger Service
  • Marcia Ball
  • Omar & The Howlers
  • Tab Benoit
  • Little Milton
  • Buddy Ace
  • Walter Trout
  • Little Anthony & the Imperials

and many, many more

Mean Gene Headlining Elvis Presley’s Memphis Club

Beale Street, Memphis

Mean Gene Headlining the #1 Blues Club in the world: Antone’s Club, Austin

Just a few of the events Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards have played:

  • Myrtle Beach Bike Week – Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Lone Star Bike Rally – Galveston, TX
  • Thunder In The Hill Country – Bandera, TX
  • Hawg Stop Blues Festival – Houston, TX
  • Thunder On The River – Liberty, TX
  • South Mississippi Bike Rally – Hattiesburg, MS
  • Sturgis By The Bay – Seabrook, TX
  • Cajun Thunder Rally – Abbeville, LA
  • Galveston Mardi Gras – Galveston, TX
  • American Legion Riders – Ferdinand, IN
  • Wortham Blues Festival – Wortham, TX
  • Navasota Blues Festival – Navasota, TX
  • ETME Bikes & Blues Festival – Nacogdoches, TX
  • Heber Springs Bikes & Blues Festival –Heber Springs, AR
  • Spa City Blues Festival – Hot Springs, AR
  • Thunder In Dallas – Dallas, TX
  • Crossroads Bikes & Blues Festival – Clarksdale, MS
  • Houston International Festival – Houston, TX
  • 4th of July Bicentennial Fest – Baytown, TX
  • Cruisin’ Texas Avenue Car Show – Baytown, TX
  • Bay Shore Fine Rides Car Show – Baytown, TX
  • Bad 2 Da Bone Rally – Point Blank, TX
  • Gatorfest – Anahuac, TX
  • Sharaton Casinos – Tunica, MS
  • Bison Festival – Bryan/College Station, TX
  • Houston Livestock Show World Champion BBQ Cookoff
  • Jumbo Gumbo Cookoff – San Leon, TX
  • Stubbs Harley Davidson Dealership – Houston
  • San Jacinto Harley Davidson Dealership – Houston
  • Art Car Ball – Houston
 Sam Houston Race Park BBQ Cookoff
  • Chili When Its Chilly – Baytown, TX
  • Come And Take It Festival – Gonzales, TX
  • Seabrook Music Festival – Seabrook, TX
  • Sylvan Beach Festival – La Porte, TX
  • Janis Joplin Birthday Bash – Beaumont, TX
  • Live Oak Nudist Resort – Washington, TX
  • Riverside Nudist Resort – Elmendorf (San Antonio), TX
  • Eastmart Blues Festival – Houston
  • Hot Air Balloon Festival – NASA Space Center Houston
  • Texas Rice Festival – Winnie, TX
  • Summertime Blues Festival – Freeport, TX
  • OTT Rally – Nacogdoches, TX
  • Space City Bike & Blues Festival – Conroe, TX
  • Oklahoma State Bike Rally – OK
  • And many, many more

Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards Have Played For These Organizations:

TMRA – Texas Motorcycle Rights Association

  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • March Of Dimes
  • PACE Concerts
  • Epic Special Events
  • Clear Channel Concerts
  • Bikers Out For Blood – Blood Drive
  • B.A.D. Rally – Bikers Against Diabetes
  • B.A.C.A. – Bikers Against Child Abuse
  • Dawgs On Hawgs
  • Ridin’ For The Rose: Cancer
  • Cruisin’ For The Cure: Cancer
  • San Jacinto High Rollers MC – Houston Chapter
  • San Jacinto High Rollers MC – Beaumont Chapter
  • H.O.G. Rally – Harley Owners Group
  • Houston Blues Society
  • Spa City Blues Society – Hot Springs, AR
  • Pair-A-Dice MC
  • Gypsy MC
  • Dueguello MC
  • La Familia MC
  • Los Carnales MC
  • Children Of The Confederacy – New Orleans, LA
  • Bayou City Car Club
  • Bayshore Fine Rides Car Club

Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards Have Played 
For These Companies:

  • Sysco Foods
  • American Title Mortgage Co.
  • Valero Oil Company
  • Taylor Trucking Company
  • Newton Trucking Company
  • Tri-City Electrical
  • John’s Trim Shop
  • San Jacinto Mall
  • Texas Fairs & Festivals Association
  • San Jacinto Harley Davidson Dealership
  • Stubbs Harley Davidson Dealership
  • Saturn  Auto Dealerships
  • Baytown Cadillac
  • Mac Haik Cheverolet – Houston
  • Rock 101 – Houston
  • City Of Baytown, Texas
  • Budweiser Beer
  • Miller Beer
  • Lone Star Beer
  • Rapid Delivery Service
  • Wilco Delivery Service
  • Grand Openings of ALL KINDS
  • …and many more!
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