Ox Matrin

Get ready to be swept off your feet by the electrifying sounds of Ox Martin, a rising star who’s making waves both in Texas and beyond. Drawing inspiration from a diverse array of musical influences, including Randall King, Cleto Cordero, and Red Shahan, Ox puts a unique lyrical twist on storytelling that sets him apart from the rest.

Hailing from the heart of East Texas, Ox’s musical journey began with a deep reverence for traditional country royalty like The Charlie Daniels Band, Johnny Cash, and Bobby Bare. But it was in high school that he discovered the vibrant Texas country music scene, where he found inspiration in the likes of Whiskey Myers and JB and the Moonshine Band.

With a sound that’s rooted in deep country traditions yet infused with a rock edge, Ox Martin delivers an electric live show that’s sure to leave you breathless. From big harmonies to infectious rhythms, every performance is a testament to his undeniable talent and unwavering passion.

Born in a basement in Oklahoma, Ox burst onto the scene with his debut EP, “Momma’s Favorite EP,” in 2019, and he’s only just getting started. With plans to continue recording and sharing his soul-stirring songs with the world, Ox Martin is a name you’ll want to remember. So stay tuned for what’s next, because the future of country music is brighter with Ox leading the way.

1st Annual
Southern Smoke N Sip | Ox Matrin

Welcome to the Southern Smoke N Sip Festival & Cookoff Competition, where culinary mastery, mixology magic, and automotive elegance converge in a spectacular celebration!