Chad Miller and The Good Fortune are an up-and-coming Texas Country/Red Dirt/Americana band, based out of Lubbock, Texas. With Chad Miller on Lead Vocals and rhythm guitar, Thomas Walker on Lead Guitar and Vocals, Jody Miller on Drums and Vocals, and Joel Smith on Bass, they bring a unique blend of classic rock, country, and Americana music to the table.
Chad grew up in Tulia, Tx and started playing guitar and writing songs at 10 years old. During high school and college, he’s played with and fronted multiple bands, and traveled through the singer/songwriter circuit throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, before forming Chad Miller & The Good Fortune in 2018.
Jody Miller, also of Tulia, Tx, ( and Chad’s younger brother) has toured with several bands including western swing legend Jody Nix & The Texas Playboys, the Americana/rock band Dix Hat Band, and blues legend Scott Ellison.
Joel Smith has played with many bands from Austin to Lubbock area, including William Clark Green. Joel grew up in Shallowater, Tx and now lives in Lubbock, Tx.
Thomas Walker is an amazing musician, long-time lead guitarist for the Shane Rogers Band, and newest member of The Good Fortune. He’s originally from Houston, Texas, and current resident of Lubbock.
Chad and the guys have shared stages with amazing notable musicians including the Eli Young Band, Brandon Rhyder, Casey Donahew, Bri Bagwell, Paul Eason, The Powell Brothers, Comanche Moon, Slade Coulter, and many more…. Chad put together this band in March of 2017, and released their first full-length, 10-song album in July of 2020. The Good Fortune’s original material combines a rock n’ roll band feel with country and blues guitar work, catchy lyrics and a touch of twang. Their influences span such greats as Bob Wills, The Allman Brothers, Eagles, George Strait, and Red-Dirt legends like Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen, and Sean McConnell.