The Beauty Shop

Formed 1999. Disbanded 6 June 2008.


The Beauty Shop was an Americana rock / alt country band, led by singer-songwriter-guitarist John Hoeffleur, based out of Champaign, Illinois. Formed in 1999, they released two EPs and two full length albums before disbanding in 2008. Hoeffleur described their music as "influenced by old-school punk (Wire, Minutemen, Misfits) and old-school country (Hank, Lefty, Patsy, Johnny) with a dash of singer/songwriter (Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake)".

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Yr Money Or Yr Life

    Yr Money Or Yr Life

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    ...this is a world of night thoughts and bitter recriminations. But don't fool...
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