Tim “Too Slim” Langford, with his band the Taildraggers, have created an eclectic style of Blues and Rock that has become a genre all its own. Too Slims ever evolving musical direction cannot be classified into any box or category. The eclectic nature of the band allows Too Slim and the Taildraggers to easily cross-over and appeal to audiences of various musical tastes.
Experiencing a Too Slim and the Taildragger concert is like taking a journey through the history of American music. Too Slims music style ranges from down home blues , funky blues rock, americana, southern swamp rock, and instrumental guitar styles. The band, led by singer, songwriter and guitarist, Tim “Too Slim” Langford, is backed by the top shelf rhythm section of Polly OKeary on Bass and vocals and Tommy Cook on Drums and vocals.
Too Slim and the Taildraggers latest release entitled “Shiver”, has been nominated in 2012 for “Rock Blues Album” of the year in the Blues Foundation’s BMA Awards. Free Your Mind”, the previous CD by Too Slim and the Taildraggers, charted as high #5 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart in 2009.
The bands 2007 CD “The Fortune Teller” charted as high as #9 on the Billboard Top Blues Album chart in 2007 and 2008. The Fortune Teller was also nominated for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” in the 2008 Blues Blast Music Awards in Chicago IL. This award winning band has been voted the Best Regional Act 11 times by the Cascade Blues Association, the largest organization of its kind in the USA. Too Slim and the Taildraggers have multiple awards from various Readers Polls and Blues Societies for Best Band and Best Album. Founding member Tim “Too Slim” Langford has won multiple individual awards as Best Guitarists, Best Slide Guitarist, and Best Songwriter. Too Slim and the Taildraggers are in the Hall of Fame in three NW Blues Societies. Their devoted fan base has grown over the years into a National and International following. Too Slim and the Taildraggers music was also featured in two MTV series “Road Rules” and the “Real World”.