Hailing from Hays County (Dripping Springs), Texas, the band -- who takes their name from the Dwight Yoakam song “Fair To Midland” -- actually came together in a different state. Duddy was about to tie the knot in Jackson Hole, WY, and Wystrach and Carson rolled into town a week early. The guys began playing around musically on the front porch of Carson’s cabin, and things stuck.
"All of us playing together happened only because Mark and I both showed up in Jackson Hole a week before the wedding with time to kill," says Jess, originally from the Pacific Northwest. Wystrach said that something was definitely in the air that just seemed to feel right. "By the end, we knew the three of us had amazing chemistry," says Mark.