Thirsty Horses

Information About the Band

Thirsty Horses have been making music appearances for the past 12 years everywhere from bars/restaurants, wineries, corporate events, private parties and outdoor festivals. Music performances are available to be scheduled in the Lake Norman/Iredell area, Charlotte, western North Carolina, Triad & Piedmont NC, upstate SC, Virginia and more. The group is available as a 2-man acoustic act, trio, or most often as a full band with bass and drums.

Fill out the form on the Contact Us page to find out more about availability in the future. Or contact Brett Milstead directly at 704.437.0175.

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Upcoming Gigs

29 JUL
Thirsty Horses (Full Band) at

Tin Roof Charlotte

  • saturday 29 July 2017
    10 pm to 2 am

  • 210 E Trade St, Charlotte
    North Carolina 28202

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04 AUG
Thirsty Horses (Full Band) at

Sycamore Brewing

  • Friday 04 August 2017
    06:30 pm to 09:30 am

  • 2161 Hawkins St.
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28203

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24 AUG
Thirsty Horses (Full Band) at

Connolly's On Fifth

  • Thursday 24 August 2017
    9 pm to 12 am

  • 115 E 5th St
    Charlotte, NC 28202

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Band Members

Brett Milstead - Vocal Guitar Thirsty Horses

Brett Milstead

Lead Vocal / Guitar
Brad Clanton - Guitar/Vocal Thirsty Horses

Brad Clanton

Lead Guitar / Backing Vocal
Chris Bumgarner - Bass, Thirsty Horses

Chris Bumgarner

Bass Guitar
Shawn Wilkes - Drummer, Thirsty Horses

Shawn Wilkes

Drums & Percussion Endorsed by Scorpion Percussion