Seventeen time recipient of the Chronicle’s “Best of Lewis County” in the band/musician category, Chris Guenther and the Honky Tonk Drifters have continually built a strong reputation throughout the Pacific Northwest for their quality traditional flavored Country Music.
2023 marks the band’s 25th year performing, supporting national headline acts ranging from Merle Haggard & the Strangers, Lacy J. Dalton, the New Christie Minstrels, and Dwight Yoakam, among others. With eight albums to their credit, Guenther and company have most recently found success with their “American Outlaw” western album series.
2022’s release has spent the entirety of the year in the top 20 on the International Western Music Association’s album chart. Summer 2023 touring supports “American Outlaw: Volume 2” which was released in March. Chris Guenther and the Honky Tonk Drifters offer up a multi-instrumental high energy performance.