The Grifters at Maxwells (05-12-1996)


On May 12, 1996, Memphis indie rock band, The Grifters, played at Maxwell's! The group had just released their first album on Sub Pop entitled "Ain't My Lookout" in February of 1996.  he band originally formed in the late 1980s as A Band Called Bud with vocalist/guitarist Scott Taylor, bassist Tripp Lamkins, and drummer Dave Shouse. After being renamed the Grifters, the group recorded primarily at Easley McCain Recording and were closely affiliated with Memphis's Shangri-La Records label for a time. The late Jeff Buckley was a vocal supporter of The Grifters and was close friends with the band.