In November of 1993 James Biggs (guitar) and Darren Ray (bass and vocals) formed the rock band Big Bad Bubba. They soon teamed with a local drummer and quickly began performing throughout Arkansas and the surrounding states. Big Bad Bubba has shared the stage with such acts as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company, The Doobie Brothers, Blue Oyster Cult, Nazareth, Tesla, Foghat, Molly Hatchet and many others. Gaining a tremendous amount of experience and establishing a wide fan base of all ages, Big Bad Bubba has performed an average of one hundred and twenty shows per year for the past decade. Big Bad Bubba\'s accomplishments have not gone unnoticed by their Northwest Arkansas fans and peers. Listed below are the Ozark Music Awards presented to Big Bad Bubba. Ozark Music Awards 1999 Best Rock Band 2000 Best Rock Band 2003 Best Rock Band 2003 Album Of The Year - Unleashed 2004 Hall Of Fame Rock Band.