Food Truck Names Based on Musicians or Songs

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While compiling the list of catchy and clever food truck names, the number of trucks with names that are (or appear to be) at least partially based on musicians and/or songs was noted. So here is a list of those we have come across to date.

Obviously, a catchy name is easy to remember, but caution should be taken as fads can fade. Both the musicians and songs whose names have been morphed into a food truck name listed below should be well-known enough to avoid such a problem. The least known to some would probably be Twisted Sister (Mitten), but that name is eclectic enough to avoid a fade into obscurity.

Please feel free to suggest additional ones we may have missed in our search. Enjoy!


  • Dog N Roses (Guns N’ Roses) – Vancouver, BC
  • Franks of Antra (Frank Sinatra) – Detroit, MI
  • King of Pops (nickname for Michael Jackson) – Atlanta, GA; Athens, GA; and Charlotte, NC
  • Mamas and the Tapas (Mamas and the Papas) – Manteca, CA
  • Melty Crue Grilled Cheese (Motley Crue) – Columbus, OH
  • Muse Gelato (Muse) – Orlando, FL
  • Rolling Cones (The Rolling Stones) – Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Rolling Cones (The Rolling Stones) – Milwaukee, WI
  • The Rollin’ Stone Wood Fired Pizza (The Rolling Stones) – Fort Collins, CO
  • The Rolling Stove (The Rolling Stones) – Miami/Delray Beach, FL
  • The Rolling Stoves (The Rolling Stones) – Detroit, MI
  • Tin Lizzy Concessions (could be for a Tin Lizzy auto or Thin Lizzy, the band) Vancouver, BC
  • Twisted Mitten (Twisted Sister) – Detroit, MI


  • Bleu Moon Food Truck (Blue Moon by Billie Holliday) – Raleigh, NC
  • Bohemian Barbecue (Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen) – Austin, TX
  • Fire and Ice Cream Truck (Fire and Ice by Pat Benatar) – St. Louis, MO
  • Fried Egg I’m in Love (Friday I’m In Love by The Cure) – Portland, OR
  • Great Balls on Tires (Great Balls of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis) – Los Angeles, CA
  • I Dream of Weenie (I Dream of Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair – written by Stephen Foster) – Nashville, TN – More likely based on the TV show, but also matches the song title.
  • Lemon Submarine (Yellow Submarine by The Beatles) – San Juan, PR
  • Purple People Feeder (Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley) – Tulsa, OK and Minneapolis, MN
  • Reveille Coffee Co. (Reveille) – San Francisco, CA
  • Seoul Man Food Truck (Soul Man by the Blues Brothers) – San Diego, CA
  • Smoke, Rattle, and Roll (Shake, Rattle, and Roll by Bill Haley and the Comets) – Baltimore, MD
  • Zippy-Do-Dog (Zippity-do-dah from the film “Song of the South”) – Boston, MA

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2 Responses to Food Truck Names Based on Musicians or Songs

  1. trux24 says:

    When food truck name change based on the magician or song name. It’s can be more familiar or famous. It helps you to increase brand identity and revenue also.


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