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Wade Bowen Biography

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Birth Place: Waco, Texas
Years Active: 2000-present
Genres: Red Dirt, Texas Country

Wade Bowen is an American Texas Country/Red Dirt singer from Waco, Texas. Bowen formerly was a member of the band West 84. Bowen is a graduate of Texas Tech University where he was a member of the Epsilon Nu chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity. He is the brother-in-law of Cross Canadian Ragweed frontman, Cody Canada.

Bowen released his first album in 2002, “Try Not To Listen,” which became a regional hit in Texas. He released his first live album, “The Blue Light Live” in 2004 and another studio album, “Lost Hotel,” in 2006.

In 2008 he released, “If We Ever Make It Home,” which reached #29 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. In 2009 Bowen recorded his second live album at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth, Texas. The album was released in 2010 as an album/DVD combo.

His studio album, “The Given,” was issued in 2012. It reached #9 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and #44 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.