Howdy!

We sure are glad you stopped by. Since 2011, Liar's Trial has represented outlaw country from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. No matter where we play (and we play 'em all), we stay true to the founding fathers and mothers of this genre by continuing to offer genuine and original outlaw country music - uncensored and straight from the heart. We hope to see you out at the shows and on the road. 

Elizabeth Cook, Caleb Caudle and Liar's Trial - May 22, 2018 

We are excited to announce that we were just added to the Elizabeth Cook show at the High Noon Saloon (701A E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI) this coming Tuesday, May 22! Caleb Caudle is also on tour supporting Elizabeth. This will be a rare, solo Liar's Trial show - just Bryan by his lonesome with his guitar. Elizabeth Cook is beyond phenomenal - don't miss this one. We can't wait to see y'all! 

Billy Don Burns with Liar's Trial - February 8, 2018 

Howdy, folks. We are excited to announce that we will be back on the road in February, heading down to Lombard, IL to support the legendary songwriter, Billy Don Burns! The show will be February 8 at the Brauerhouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, #13, Lombard, IL. 21+ and tickets are only $10. If you are a country fan and don't know who Billy Don Burns is, it is high time you get acquainted. Some good articles about his significant contributions to country music can be found here: https://www.savingcountrymusic.com/down-but-not-out-the-incarceration-of-billy-don-burns/ and here: https://www.rustyknucklesmusic.com/pages/billy-don-burns. This guy is the real deal. You don't want to miss this show!

David Allan Coe with Liar's Trial! 

We are beyond excited to announce that David Allan Coe himself has selected Liar's Trial to be his support when he comes to the Brauerhouse in Lombard, IL (1000 N. Rohlwing Road #13, Lombard, IL) on September 29th. Coe is a legend in his own right and one of the best songwriters to have ever walked this earth and we are truly honored to be a part of the show. Tickets are available through the Brauerhouse website: http://www.brauerhouse.com/event/1540220-david-allan-coe-lombard/. $20 in advance and $25 at the door. We hear that tickets are going fast, so best to not sit on this one. This is not a show to miss.

Armadillo By Morning Now Available! 

Armadillo By Morning is now available. Get it at these and other fine outlets!

1. Our website: www.liarstrial.com/store
2. Bandcamp: liarstrialmke.bandcamp.com
3. CD Baby: https://www.cdbaby.com/m/cd/liarstrial2
4. The Exclusive Company in Milwaukee and Greenfield, WI
5. Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/armadillo-by-morning/id1200011276

New Record Out February 3, 2017 

Our newest full-length record, "Armadillo By Morning" will be released February 3, 2017. You will be able to pick up a copy at our show at the Cactus Club in Milwaukee that night, in addition to right here on our website and every other on-line forum where you can find great music! We are really happy with how this record turned out and we hope that y'all are too!

New Show Added - Feb. 3, 2016 at Cactus Club 

We are proud to announce that we will be playing February 3, 2016 at the Cactus Club in Milwaukee with our old friends, The Glacial Speed and Haunted Heads. This show will make The Glacial Speed's drummer's last show with the band as he embarks on a move to Alaska. Show starts at 9:00pm, 21+.

White Roses Video Released Today! 

We are beyond proud to announce the release of the video for "White Roses," the first song to be released off our upcoming album, "Armadillo By Morning," available this February. Please give it a watch on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdmQxW8KKE8 or over at our photos page on this site. We hope you like it!

New Year; New Shows 

Hey Y'all,
We are speeding head-first into 2017 with two amazing shows already booked. First, on January 6, 2017, come on down to Shank Hall on Milwaukee's East Side for "First We Take Milwaukee - A Tribute to Leonard Cohen." Liar's Trial will be playing three of our (and hopefully your) favorite Leonard Cohen songs as part of a hugely talented night of music.
Then, on February 26, head on over to Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall in Milwaukee for the Sunday Matinee with the Cow Ponies. We will be playing alternating sets with what we have said before is one of our favorite bands to come out of Milwaukee recently. The show starts at 2p, and it is bound to still be a cold day in Milwaukee, so you might as well get out of the house and come on down.
We hope to see everyone out!

Brand New Website 

We sure are proud to present our brand new website to all of y'all. It's been a long time coming, but we think it was well worth the wait. Please feel free to take a look around, check out our pictures and music and, as always, drop us a line if you're so inclined!
--Liar's Trial

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Oct26

Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls w/Liar's Trial

Anodyne Coffee, 224 W. Bruce Street, Milwaukee, WI

Jon Langford's (Mekons, Waco Brothers) latest solo project "Jon Langford's Four Lost Souls" was recorded in Muscle Shoals Alabama by legendary producer Norbert Putnam and features a collaboration with vocalists Tawny Newsome and Bethany Thomas on a whole brace of new Langford songs.

Jon was originally the drummer for the punk band The Mekons when it formed at the University of Leeds in 1977, but he later took up the guitar as other band members left. Since the mid-1980s he has been one of the leaders in incorporating folk and country music into punk rock. He has released a number of solo recordings as well as recordings with other bands outside of The Mekons, most notably the Waco Brothers, which he co-founded after moving to Chicago in the early 1990s.

Among Langford’s musical side projects have been the Three Johns (with John Hyatt and John (Phillip) Brennan), the country-punk Waco Brothers, the Pine Valley Cosmonauts and Ship and Pilot. He became a father figure to the local music scene, encouraging many of his labelmates on Bloodshot Records and championing anyone he thought worthy of scrutiny, often lending his services as a musician or visual artist or inviting local musicians to guest on his releases. Langford’s first official solo album, Skull Orchard, was released in 1998. He followed it with All the Fame of Lofty Deeds, in 2004, Gold Brick in 2006, and Old Devils in 2010.

Langford is an accomplished artist and is renowned for his multi-layered paintings of famous and forgotten figures from the dawn of country music. Nashville Radio, a collection of his artwork and writings, was published in 2006.

Langford has guested on numerous recordings, including with Dutch punk band the Ex, The Old 97s, Chip Taylor, as well as Austin, Texas legend Alejandro Escovedo, and has recorded joint albums with Sally Timms, Kevin Coyne, Richard Buckner, Kat Ex and Rosie Flores.

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Milwaukee's Liar's Trial opens the show! More Info: https://anodynecoffee.com/events.php

The Cow Ponies w/Liar's Trial at Kochanski's Sunday Matinee

Kocahnski's Concertina Beer Hall, 1920 S. 37th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53215

The Cow Ponies and Liar's Trial first met at the Milwaukee edition of the Gram Parsons 70th Birthday Bash at Linneman's back in August 2016. We're pleased to collaborate at one of Kocahnski's famous Sunday Matinees. Git yer day-drinkin' on and check out two of Milwaukee's finest alt-country bands. Alternating sets. Cover TBA. 21+.