The band has received significant awards for their recorded music. They were recently selected as the Top Dad Rock Band in Oklahoma . They have also received honors as Country Band of the Year by the Oklahoma Country Music Association.


CD and Music Awards: In addition to the many accolades they have received from classic rock fans they have also turned heads in the country market where they play important shows and back up other recording artists. The band has a CD Have You Heard Straight Shooter. The CD was dubbed as new-age country, a cross between The Eagles and The Statler Brothers, has been on the charts in England, Australia, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Antarctica, The Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium to name a few.

Straight Shooter has been selected:

* Top Dad Rock Band in Oklahoma 2016 

*Top Cover Band in Oklahoma on Gigmaster National Booking Agency.

1. Top Ten Rock Bands Oklahoma Area 

2.Top Ten Country Bands Oklahoma Area

* Most bookings Gigmaster Oklahoma Cover Bands.

* Band of the Year Award by the Oklahoma Country Music Association.

* Country Group of the Year by New Artist Radio

* Twice nominated for Indie Country Group of the Year

* Online Country Band of the Year in the European Market

* Bud Kurtz has also been nominated twice forvocalist of the year by New Artist Rad

* Artist of the Week in The Netherlands

* Cd of the Week in The Netherlands

* The Online Country Music Award for Best Country band/group of the year 2000 overseas


A GigMasters member for 10+ years

One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!

The First 100 Cities we played 

1. Elkhart KS

2. Lawton OK

3. Medicine Park OK

4. Choctaw, OK

5. Eufaula, OK

6. Ponca City, OK

7. Bartlesville, OK

8. Tulsa, OK

9. Stillwater, OK

10. Edmond, OK

11. Oklahoma City, OK

12. Comanche, OK

13. Altus, OK

14. Norman, OK

15. Moore, OK

16. Colleyville, TX

17. Sand Springs, OK

18. Wichita, KS

19. Oklahoma City, OK

20. Blanchard, OK

21. Crescent, OK

22. Ft Worth, TX

23. Shawnee, OK

24. Jenks, OK

25. Chickasha, OK

26. Canyon, TX

27. Lehigh, OK

28. Midwest City, OK

29. Ketchum, OK

30. Stilwater, OK

31. Seminole, OK

32. Dennison, TX

33. Branson, MO

34. Yukon, OK

35. Purcell, OK

36. Tulsa, OK

37. Greenwood, AR

38. Gravette, AR

39. Choctaw, OK

40. Blanchard, OK

41. Bartlesville, OK

42. Ft Worth, TX

43. Jenks, OK

44. Elk City, OK

45. Altus, OK

46. Caldwell, KS

47. Ponca, AR

48. Pampa, TX

49. Canyon, TX

50. Alvord, TX

51. Glencoe, OK

52. Ketchum, OK

53. Duncan, OK

54. Stillwater, OK

55. Fayetteville, AR

56. Durant, OK

57. Gravette, AR

58. Perryton, TX

59. Palisade, NE

60. Choctaw, OK

61. Sallisaw, OK

62. Grandview, TX

63. Atlantic, IA

64. Eureka Springs, AR

65. Warr Acres, OK

66. Guthrie, OK

67. Ponca City, OK

68. Noble, OK

69. Shawnee, OK

70. Elk City, OK

71. Wanette, OK

72. Cheyenne, OK

73. Gotebo, OK

74. Piedmont, OK

75. Seiling, OK

76. Seminole, OK

77. Mustang, OK

78. Italy, TX 

79. Edmond OK

80. Norman, OK

81. Edmond, OK

82. Midwest City, OK

83. Springdale, AR

84. Lake Eufaula, OK

85. Guthrie, OK

86. Yukon, OK

87. Wichita, KS

88. Warr Acres, OK

89. Mcalester, OK

90. Miami, OK

91. Wanette, OK

92. Choctaw, OK

93. Cherryvale, KS

94. Mangum, OK

95. Shawnee, OK

96. Welch, OK

97. McLoud, OK

98. Noble, OK

99. Del City, OK

100. Woodward, OK