The Down Trunks are a Kansas City based rock band. We formed in early 2000. We are currently playing all over the Midwest. Our influences (in no particular order) include but are not limited to: Wilco, The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Uncle Tupelo, Clem Snide, Johnny Cash, The Grateful Dead, Son Volt, Pete Droge, Whiskeytown, The Old 97's, The Band, The Who, Neil Young, Slobberbone, The Promise Ring, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Kings of Leon, Hank Williams Sr., Ian Moore, Golden Smog, Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams, The Traveling Wilburys, Willie Nelson, Split Lip Rayfield, Widespread Panic, Govt. Mule, The Samples, The Allman Brothers Band, Pink Floyd, The Honeydogs, and The Freddy Jones Band. If you enjoy one or two of the artists listed above, then there is a good chance you will like us too. People have compared us to: Ryan Adams, The Band, Curt Cobain, Bob Dylan, Edie Brickell and The New Bohemians, The Eels, Jay Farrar, The Grateful Dead, Jack Johnson, Lester 'The Road Hog' Moran & the Cadillac Cowboys, Lovin Spoonful, Nada Surf, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Randy Newman, Social Distortion, Sonvolt, Phish, REM, The Silos, Talking Heads, Tom Snider, Tanita Tikaram, Uncle Tupelo, Velvet Undergroud, Wilco, and Brian Wilson. Some of those names we are really excited about...others we are pretty sure the people were smoking crack. Why don't you tell us what you think? The Down Trunks consist of: David Noyce (Guitar, Vocals) is from Minneapolis, MN. Ryan Lickteig (Bass, Vocals) is from Overland Park, KS. Darren Matheson (Guitar, Vocal) is from Ponca City, OK. Chad Matheson (Drums) is also from Ponca City, OK.