30 Seconds With Bri Bagwell

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

Up and coming country voice Bri Bagwell took a few moments out of her busy schedule of opening for Miranda Lambert and filming a new video from her song "Whiskey" to answer a few questions. Here's what we learned about her in 30 seconds.

Rocks Off: What is worst song in the world?

Bri Bagwell: "Red Solo Cup" comes to mind! It's clever, but when you're trying to get radio spins and that plays on a station - you just have to say come on!

RO: What is the best lyric in the world?

BB: "Are we rolling downhill like a snowball headed for hell..." -- Merle Haggard.

RO: Someone throws a beer bottle at you onstage. What do you do?

BB: Duck! Then the rest depends on if I'm drinking whiskey or water that night.

RO: Without worrying about space, time, or the laws of physics, what would be the ultimate gig to play?

BB: I'd play underwater with whales, fish and dolphins for my audience. I love to scuba dive and I'm fascinated by the ocean! I have a feeling they like country music, too.

RO: What would you buy with a million dollars?

BB: My parents' house, so they never sell it.

RO: What would you buy with your last dollar?

BB: Ramen noodles -- been there, done that!

RO: If you could canonize another musician who would it be and of what would they be the patron saint?

BB: I'm not really for shooting any musician out of a cannon... Okay really -- Johnny Cash. St. Awesomeness?

RO: What will be written on the plaque beneath the giant statue future generations erect in your honor?

BB: "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." - Lou Holtz.

Bri Bagwell plays Firehouse Saloon with Christen Sawyer Saturday, March 17.

Follow Rocks Off on Facebook and on Twitter at @HPRocksOff.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.