BACK IN THE SADDLE is a Western Music band whose energetic shows delight fans of all ages. They hail from Atlanta, GA. United by their love of the songs of the Great American West, this diverse group of stellar musicians brings humor, fun and great vocal harmonies to this wonderful American musical genre. Their shows include classic Cowboy songs, Western Swing, Movie & TV Western theme songs, originals inspired by the West and even some Tin Pan Alley standards.
Led by Berné ‘Frenchy’ Poliakoff, BACK IN THE SADDLE is composed of some of the finest musicians in the Atlanta, GA area. ‘Frenchy’ was a founding member of Cowboy Envy, a long lived female based Western band. Cowboy Envy toured extensively from Alaska to Florida. They performed at notable festivals and venues including: The Kennedy Center, Spoleto Festival, MusicFest, Detroit Arts Festival and others. Berné has carried the Western Music torch to BACK IN THE SADDLE.
Great tunes! Beautiful harmonies! Rollicking good fun for all! BACK IN THE SADDLE!
Our band of musicians
BERNÉ 'frenchy' poliakoff- vocals/ukelele
'gallopin' gwen Hughes - vocals
LA 'durn' tuten - bass/vocals
'ramblin' rick hinkle - guitar/vocals
matthew 'kickin' kaminski - accordion
'tijuana' tim higgins- fiddle/mandolin
'dusty' darwin conort - guitar/vocals
Our live album recorded at Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Music Foundry. It is available for download at
Physical copies may be purchased for $15 apiece (shipping included) paid to:
A performance demo of Back In The Saddle at Eddie's Attic in Decatur, GA
A live recording of some of our Classic Cowboy Christmas songs.
Here is the poster design for our show at Hapeville Main Street Western Day. Please feel free to download and enjoy!
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