"Let your heart melt for Austin’s Cowboy Diplomacy" - Jukely
"Millennial southern gents who do modern cowboy rock right." - ATX On Record
Cowboy Diplomacy deliver unrestrained, invigorating southern rock and blues out of Austin, TX. Led by Ian Cochran (vocals, guitar), Brad Bentley (bass), Billy Boswell (lead guitar) and Matt Whilden (drums).
Runner-Up Best Austin Band 2019 - The Austin Chronicle
Runner-Up Best Performing Group-Rock 2019 - The Austin Chronicle
Runner-Up Best Male Vocals Ian Cochran 2019 - The Austin Chronicle
"20 Austin Bands To Watch In 2018" - Culture Collide
Voted "Best Band of ATX" 2017 - Austin Monthly
Black Fret Nominees and grant recipients - 2017
Have played with Bishop Gunn, A Thousand Horses, Amasa Hines and more.
Featured on Austin360 Studio Sessions, BalconyTV, Fox 7 Good Day Austin, Sofar Sounds.