Parish County Line is a country music band based in Baton Rouge,Louisiana. They formed in 2012 when Derek Shipley of Centreville, MS met TravisHood of Denham Springs, LA and decided they wanted to bring 90's country musicback to South Louisiana. It wasn't but a few days later they formed ParishCounty Line. Shortly after forming they were joined by Ross Pilcher of St.Francisville, LA on lead guitar and in 2015 they added Trent Ciaccio of BatonRouge, LA on drums. At the end of 2017 they added Zach Stephens of Watson, LAon steel guitar to really complete the "True Country" sound they hadalways been looking for.
The music of Parish County Line has been shaped by classic countryartists like George Jones, Merle Haggard, Randy Travis and Hank Williams, Jr.,to name a few. But, growing up in the 1990s with artists like Alan Jackson andGeorge Strait on the radio, Parish County Line has a wide variety ofinfluences. Their first EP was released in the summer of 2017 and the grouphas since taken the Baton Rouge music scene by storm, including winning DIG Magazine'sGreatest Local Band for the 2nd year in a row. During thelast few months the group has been focused on writing new songs and building anunforgettable on-stage performance. They are set to release their second EP inthe late summer of 2018.