Sons of the Pioneers

September 28, 2024

Doors 2:30 / Show 4:00

Doors 6:30 / Show 8:00

We are so excited to welcome Sons of the Pioneers to Tomball, Texas to perform on the Main Street Crossing stage. What an honor it is to host you for a live concert with an artist up-close. Buy your tickets and read a little more about Sons of the Pioneers below.

The Sons of the Pioneers, the most influential and revered of all western music groups, celebrates an unparalleled 90 unbroken years of performance in 2024, thrilling audiences with enchanting harmonies and picturesque images of the majestic American West.

The legendary group extends its remarkable run through nine decades, carrying the legacy of the outfit’s landmark, Grammy-honored music to new ears. Originals like “Cool Water,” “Tumbling Tumbleweeds,” and “The Timber Trail” have come to define western music itself and are now also deeply rooted in American culture. “They are just as influential to American culture—and Americana—as Levis, baseball, and Betsy Ross,” observes

When Roy Rogers (then Leonard Slye) and gifted songwriters Bob Nolan and Tim Spencer founded the group in 1934 and developed their trademark “Pioneer sound,” little did they realize they were launching a juggernaut that would become perhaps the longest-lived group in American music history, creating a vast catalog of treasured music along the way. “These songs are masterpieces and are just a part of who we are as Americans,” says Tommy Nallie, the current leader and only the fourth “trail boss.” Through the years, more than 40 gifted singers and instrumentalists have rotated into the group to build the Pioneers’ historic musical legacy.

The Pioneers are the most decorated group in the history of western music, earning membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Western Music Association Hall of Fame, the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Texas Swing Hall of Fame, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, to name a few. The group’s music has been honored by the Grammy Hall of Fame, and the Smithsonian Institution named the group one of America’s “National Treasures.”