Bobby Flores Biography

Bobby FloresBorn: Blanco,Texas

Biography: Bobby began his musical career at the age of seven performing with his mother Mary Jane Flores. By the time he was nine, Bobby could play several musical instruments and was performing professionally. At 13, Bobby formed his own band playing clubs and fairs. He also opened shows for Larry Gatlin, Conway Twitty, and a host of other well known artist. By 1980 Bobby had recorded four singles that charted regionally. He released his first album shortly afterward.

In 1981 he went to work for Johnny Bush as his fiddle player working with several bands until 1988 when he formed another band “Angel Fire” opening for Steve Warner, Vince Gill, George Strait, Garth Brooks, Diamond Reo and Shenandoah. Then he moved on to perform with Ray Price while opening shows for Lee Ann Rimes, Tracy Lawrence and Collin Raye. Bobby played with Wille Nelson at several of his famous 4th of July picnics starting in 1997 till 2001 in Luckenbach, TX.

Current Status:Today Bobby lives in Blanco, TX, fronts his own group, The Bobby Flores Band, and performs extensively throughout the Southwest.

Inducted: September 11, 2007 at the First Annual Inductions Awards Ceremony in Oklahoma, City, OK.

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