Musicians At Legends Corner
Originally hailing from Johnston County, North Carolina, Amanda has spent the past few years solidifying her status as a must-see performer in all areas of the state that built her into the woman she is today. Her roots can be seen through the lens of her family musical influence, which can be traced back to her grandmother, who led the 1st soprano section of the church choir. Eventually, once she was old enough to drive, Amanda was able to go off and sing as a part of many theatre and country variety shows in the area. Eventually, she put together a full band of her own and spent a number of years booking and managing the outfit herself as they traveled.
Amanda has built a solid reputation of performing a vast array of current and classic country music, classic rock, and mainstream pop alongside songs of her own that she shares with those who are willing to listen. Any given night, there's not a chance that someone walks out of the show without having a great time. Amanda's success has been validated with opportunities to open for top country acts like Chris Young and Justin Moore.
I'm finally in Nashville TN, and chasing my dream!!! Who knows if this will take me anywhere, but I'm sure there will be some good stories come out of it either way!!! So lets see what happens, and at least make some NOISE!!!
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His songs and singing style reflects the music that surrounded him growing up. Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, and Reba influence him. But his music is also flavored by the eclectic rock music he listened to as a teenager: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty, CCR, Jimi Hendrix, Smashing Pumpkins, and the Foo Fighters, among others. Mix in a dash of contemporary country, and you have a soulful, rocking style of traditional country music that is Chris Shrader’s sound alone.You can find Chris electrifying stages and earning his allowance song by song as he did when he was a boy.
Chris Weaver Band
Chris Weaver was born to perform. Mixing southern rock, soul, and country blues, Chris and his band are inspiring crowds all around the world on the heels of releasing their sophomore CD, American Dreamer. Attending a Chris Weaver performance is a spiritual experience you don’t want to miss!
Doug Riley Band
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Harold Allen takes the life experiences that we all share, the events that touch our hearts and creates music that speaks directly to the soul in each of us. Whether in an intimate setting accompanied only by his guitar or onstage playing with his band the Bonfire Choir to thousands, he strives to connect with his audiences in a way that makes his music touch each of them. A cowboy through and through his life is steeped in the traditions of country, but Allen's music is stamped with his own unique style. He honors the past, but refuses to live in it and that is why he continues to push the boundaries of country music forward, creating an exciting new blend that is as emotionally potent as it is commercially appealing.
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Jason Duggins Band
Jason Duggins is a 15 year Nashville music scene veteran. He has performed with some of the biggest names in the music industry and currently serves as Bassist and Vocals for The Montgomery Gentry Band.
He began performing regularly on the World Famous Broadway in Nashville, which led to a recording contract with Canadian label, Red Boot Entertainment which led to a new CD, which led to a merger with Red Boot Canada and Bell Records Nashville and a new single “Lonesome Old Guitar” which is being released in the US and Canada on January 1, 2016. Keeping with tradition, John is now taking his show to venues in other states! In a short time John has also become a prolific songwriter having penned over half of his CD “Outlaw Rising” he is co-writing with songwriters Gary Gentry; “The Ride” (David Allen Coe, Tim McGraw), “We Didn’t See A Thing” (Ray Charles & George Jones), “1959,” (John Anderson), "Who Cares" (Ray Charles & Janie Frickie), "The Very Best Of Me" and “The One I Loved Back Then (The Corvette Song)” (George Jones) and SESAC Award Winner, Shawn Byrnes and others.
Keenan Date Band
Keenan grew-up playing in his dad's country band in Colorado. Keenan first started out by holding an unplugged guitar and pretending to be a part of the band at the age of four. But he kept practicing and by the time he was ten he became the lead guitarist for the band. It was the perfect training ground for the future that lay ahead of him. Now Keenan Date has honed his skills into one incredible talent. His strong abilities as a writer, guitarist and vocalist are quickly becoming known all over Nashville
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"I play music because I really love it. I love what it does to people. I love how a certain song can take them to a particular place or time that taps into a memory or emotion that touches, or maybe even changes them in a way they will never forget." The importance of faith, home and family, and the idea that where you're from shapes who you are, are the recurring themes of Mark's music. Born and raised on a small farm in Choctaw County, Mississippi, Mark developed an early love of simple lyric songs that tell a story. From Southern Gospel super groups like The Happy Goodman Family and The Hinson's to the early Bakersfield sound of Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, the smooth crooning of George Strait to the hillbilly rock of Marty Stuart, and the heartbreak that could only be told through the voice of George Jones, all of these show their influences on FIELDS OF HOME, Mark's first CD of original material. "I try to write songs that people can identify with and that make sense. That's what I was going for with this record." From the contemplations of life and legacy expressed on the title track and "The Man My Momma Tried to Raise", to the soul-searching examinations of identity after love lost on "Would It Do Any Good" and "Finding Me", the songs show Mark's honest, emotional perspective. "Trailer Park Trash" speaks for itself, and "Honky Tonk Rockstar" offers a taste of life as seen by a working musician on Nashville's historic Broadway music scene.
The Martin McDaniel Band is one of the hottest up and coming bands to hit Nashville and country music in quite some time. With McDaniel's soulful voice and fiery guitar playing leading the show, the bands tight vocals and stage presence lights up the room everywhere they go. Look for the Martin McDaniel Band in a town or city near you!
Rickie Lee Tanner
Rickie Lee Tanner grew up in Belton in a town with strong musical roots, just south of Kansas City. His grandfather was a professional guitarist and shared his love of country music classics with Rickie from a very early age. Rickie has been entertaining crowds of all sizes nearly his entire life, getting his start playing Opry shows in the Kansas City area when he was just a kid. In his late teens he began fronting bands that played in the smoke-filled bars, honky tonks and dance clubs all over the midwest. During his career Rickie has shared the stage with some of biggest names in country music. Rickie has brought his high-energy show to bars, clubs, fairs and festivals from Minnesota to Texas and nearly everywhere in between. Consistently logging over 150 shows per year.
I just released my first 15 song album. If you can come catch a show, I guarantee a high energy show full of originals and your favorite covers to make you forget about everyday life.
Angsten’s love for music began when he was just 10 years old. Alone in his room, Angsten would write and record music on a four track digital recorder for hours on end. By the time he was 13 he was rockin’ in bars with his father and younger brother in their family band American Pie. With music blaring through the smoky bar rooms, Angsten knew that music was his calling.
Natalie Brady Band
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Adam Bruno Band
By way of Tampa, Florida, Adam Bruno has won his way into the hearts of his friends and fans throughout the United States and Eastern Europe. Independently, he has recorded and released an EP (Under Your Sleeve) and a full length album (Places In Between); scheduled for a July 1, 2014 release. The catchy melodies and rich truthful lyrics, paired with a rock undertone are sure to leave a lasting impression
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Lucas Barela Band
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Becki McLeod Band
Anna recently achieved one of her greatest career accomplishments by releasing her second studio album, called “Storyteller.” The full-length album contains 12 tracks, all but one of which were written or co-written by Anna. She’s also playing on the road every chance she gets and is quickly growing her following all over the United States. “Who knows what will happen, I just pray about everything! I know that I was born to perform and everyday I count my blessings. I don’t know what God has in store for me, but I do know that He has blessed me with such a wonderful gift and it is my job to use it as He intended. I’m definitely learning what it means to pay your dues and I wouldn’t trade one single second of it for anything else in the world. Being able to wake up and do what I love doing is an amazing feeling. I can honestly say that I’m loving my life right now and where ever it may lead, I’m just here enjoying the ride.” - Anna LaPrad
KC Johns Band
KC's passion for country music was prevalent at a very young age. At the age of 3, KC would climb on her mother's coffee table and sing "Achy Breaky Heart" to her family. At age 8, KC knew she was destined to share her talent through singing and songwriting, after her mother took her to see the Grand Ole Opry. Even today, her main goal is to sing a duet with George Strait at the Opry. KC's main musical influences are George Strait, Shania Twain, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Her favorite music is Country and Christian.
Sara Simmons Band
A word typically reserved for "beyond what is usual," or ordinary, someone who is remarkable, exceptional in character and is rare… this is perhaps the most apt description of a small-town, Iowa turned Colorado girl done good, Sara Simmons.
Garrett's first single, "Good Time" was released December 10, 2015, it became a success when it started to climb the Reverbnation Charts. With thousands of digital downloads, "Good Time" charted in the top 40 country singles for 3 consecutive weeks and made some of spotify's new country playlists. With much anticipation, Garrett will be releasing his debut EP in April, 2017.
The Flying Buffaloes
Flying Buffaloes represents the essence and energy of the current musical climate in Nashville; the converging of the traditional country honky-tonk mentality with the new wave of gritty East Nashville rock & roll. Their sound is reminiscent of The Eagles, vocally, with Beatles-esque harmony and a swampy, Rolling Stones-meets-CCR rhythm section. Country influences like Waylon Jennings. Willie Nelson, and Chris Stapleton really shine through in Flying Buffaloes songwriting, instrumentation, and lyrics.
Rob Muzick Band
Rob is an all-inclusive musician, meaning he plays, he sings, and he writes. He remembers hearing The Beatles for the first time and being in awe that “these seemingly normal people had ‘made up’ these amazing songs.” Naturally, he wanted to take a stab at songwriting too – and boy did it work! After moving to Nashville at the age of 24, not only did Rob use music and songwriting as a means to make ends meet, but also as an outlet for emotions. Some of his best songwriting has occurred during heartbreak, which makes that heartbreak worthwhile.
Haeley Vaughn is on her way to becoming Country-Pop’s next darling with a genuine optimism and enthusiasm for singing that cannot be deterred. Her passion for music was cultivated in Tucson, Arizona- in the bathtub at just three years old. She spent her childhood belting out tunes to anyone who would listen and explored every possible outlet of performance. From singing in school and church choirs, to gymnastics and cheerleading, it was clear that Haeley was born for the spotlight. Picking up the guitar at 13, this spunky gal taught herself simple melodies and learned to play along to some of her favorite songs by the Dixie Chicks and The Judd’s – country music her mother introduced at a young age and inevitably turned into a household favorite.
After meeting at Berklee College of Music, The Outliers continued their own individual music projects before coming together in the winter of 2016 and establishing their own combined group. Each member brings their own musical experiences to the table and creates a unique listening experience. Since their arrival on Lower Broadway, the band has built a reputation as one of the most energetic, in-demand bands on the strip. Be sure to check out the band during one of their many shows.
Shane Chisholm is a Canadian born award winning Country/Americana artist working out of Nashvile, TN .In addition to his 4 CCMA (Canadian Country Music Assosiation) awards
Chisholm was voted Alberta's very first Male Artist of the Year from
the Alberta Country Music Association and has received several nominations
for CCMA Roots Artist of the year.
Shane was profiled in The American Publication "Country Weekly Magazine",
received a 4 Star review in The UK's Maverick Magazine and nominated for
Country Recording of the Year through the Western Canadian Music Awards.With a solid reputation as an interactive entertainer, you will alway find
him leading sing-a-longs and various activities to invole the audience
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Toting a Martin guitar, Hali is always at the ready to sing a song. She’s been singing since she was a toddler and started playing her guitar when she was 13. With many influences throughout her young but seasoned life, she could tell you about some all-time favorite performers of hers – such as LeAnn Rimes and Dolly Parton.
Being in Nashville brings a unique exposure and because there’s so much live music there she doesn't have much reason to listen to her iPod. However, she does have Lynyrd Skynyrd and Rebecca Lynn Howard in her iTunes lineup. When thinking about influences, what comes to her lips immediately is the indelible influence that her family has had on her life. Tender reverence is revealed as she speaks of the support and assistance she has received from her daddy, her mama, her grandmother (‘nanny’) and the rest of her family.
Her musical exploration of other artists began with an interesting mixture of styles. Her first cassette was given to her as a gift from her daddy - the LeAnn Rimes Blue album. She also recalls receiving The Essential Dolly Parton album later on. The first concert she attended was Carmen, a gospel concert. Her favorite band is Lynyrd Skynyrd (and thanks to her daddy, she can play some Skynyrd!) These early introductions are frequently evident in the tone and timbre of her vocal expressions.
Flying Buffaloes, as a band, represents the essence and energy of the current musical climate in Nashville; the converging sounds of the traditional country honky-tonk mentality with the new wave of gritty East Nashville rock & roll. With lead vocals supplied by Jordan Harazin, Barry Stone, and Johan Stone, their sound is reminiscent of The Eagles, with Beatles-esque harmony and a swampy, Rolling Stones-meets-CCR rhythm section. Classic and Outlaw Country influences like Waylon Jennings. Willie Nelson, and Chris Stapleton radiate through in Flying Buffaloes performances.
Smiles are often exchanged, mid-song, between band members as they ebb and flow through a dynamic range of songs. Lead guitarist Tommy Leland and drummer Danny Pratt add, “When it comes down to it, our show is all about having fun and connecting both as a band and with the audience. We just really like being out on the town together and hanging.” You can hear their debut EP, Taking Off, on Spotify and purchase it on iTunes. Find Flying Buffaloes at Legends Corner and on tour this winter with more exciting music to come in 2018.
Kinsey Rose is a singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN, whose powerful vocals and poignant lyrics have won over audiences around the world. She is an artist in residence at some of Music City's most iconic venues, notably the famous Legend's Corner on Broadway, and she can also be found performing regularly at the Bridgestone Arena during the NHL Predators games.
Kinsey's music has taken her around the world on US and European tours. She recently performed at one of country music's biggest festivals in France, the Festival Country Rendez Vous, and toured extensively in the UK, Scotland, Denmark, France, and Norway. In the US, she has played from Alaska to California, Texas, Pennsylvania, and everywhere in between. Among her recent appearances are performances opening for Mark Chestnutt in Napa Valley and Colt Ford in North Carolina.
Kinsey recently released an album entitled “Fair Weather Love” featuring country music icon Vince Gill and produced by Justin Schipper.
This summer, you can find Kinsey performing at three festivals in Norway and one in the UK, as well as other concerts across the US and Europe. For more details, check the tour dates on this site.
Mark Ramsey Band
Dave Sirmon Band
Wes Cook Band
Kelcy Hyde Band
Every great artist has a story; one of determination and prowess that guides them on a trying journey to find fame and success. Kelcy Hyde’s story started when she was a young girl with a passion for music, undeniable talent and a one-track mind to follow her dreams. Today, Kelcy’s determination to share her gift has shattered expectations as she works to overcome all odds . Growing up in Nevada, attending high school was considered a mere stepping-stone for Kelcy, who was not your ordinary teenager. Instead of finding her perfect dress for prom or going to parties, Kelcy spent her nights and weekends at home cultivating her talent and devoting endless hours to studying country music. At 16 years old, Kelcy fulfilled a promise to her parents and received her high school diploma, two years earlier than her peers. In return, her family relocated to Nashville in full support of Kelcy and her resilient pursuit to become a country artist.
Developing a singing and songwriting career has always been a number one priority for Kelcy, whose opportunities quickly began to evolve once in Music City. In only a few years, the ambitious young artist grew her resume to include performances at renowned music venues and experiences playing on tour with established country artists. Recently, Kelcy performed on the historic stages of 12th & Porter, The Listening Room Cafe and The Bluebird Cafe. She additionally shared a stage with Trace Adkins, Gretchen Wilson, Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy and The Farm during their nationwide tours.
Kelcy dropped her first EP titled “Your Heart Amazes Me” with an electric performance and release party in Nashville. The album contains five Country Rock songs including: the title track “Your Heart Amazes Me,” “Boots Off,” her debut single “All You Need,” “War and World Away,” and “What Happened in Vegas.” The album has seen rave reviews and Kelcy plans to drop her next single “Alive in Your Love,” later this year!
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Whiskey, Cash, & Roses
Holland Marie is one of the most talented female vocalist you will ever hear!! She rocks the stage everytime she performs. She loves Country music, however Southern Rock with a touch of blues seems to be her calling...playing everything from Patsy Cline to Bruno Mars and Garth Brooks to Journey Hollands stage show never has a dull moment.Holland Marie can hold her own against any band in the area and once you've seen a show, you're sure to be an instant fan.
Jamie Michael Band
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Cory Farley Band
After graduating from college and performing around the valley for years, in 2010 Cory set out to pursue a full-time music career in Nashville, TN. He now has his own band and has since opened up for artists such as the Legendary Marty Stuart. In early 2013, Farley signed a deal with an entertainment company and is now invading stages nationwide. With his signature voice, drive, and unforgettably wild shows, Cory Farley is one musician to keep an eye on as his name ascends to stardom. This is undoubtedly not the last you have heard from him.
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At an early age Trenton Chandler decided he wanted to do the latter. West Texas has given birth to such musical legends as Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings and Don Williams, and Trenton decided he wanted to chase that dream, too. He got his first guitar at the age of 7 after seeing an inspiring performance by the one and only Elvis Presley on television. It didn’t take long for him to string a few chords and melodies together, and a troubadour was born. Trenton has been a songwriter and performer for most of his life; pouring his heart out on stages all across Texas. On August 12, 2012 he made the move to Nashville, TN to pursue songwriting on a professional level. Currently, he spends his days writing with some of Nashville’s best and his nights on a Honky Tonk stage singing his songs and some of theirs now and then
The Matthew Davidson made his debut over 7 years ago and has not slowed down since! Matthew has performed over 400 shows at venues all across the south. Some of Matthew's most notable performances include: The New Orleans Jazz Fest, Dallas House of Blues, Hard Rock Cafe Dallas and Memphis, and the James Burton International Guitar Festival. Matthew has had the honor of sharing the stage on two separate occasions with internationally acclaimed blues/rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Matthew has also had the privilege of opening for nationally known acts Austin Mahone, Rachel Platten, and Fifth Harmony.
Craig Campbell's Class of '89
Craig Campbell has never taken a backseat to anything. He’s certainly never taken a backseat in his career as one of Country’s brightest rising stars who launched onto the Country music scene in 2011 and continues to exist in a perfect sweet spot between tradition and modernity
Ted Wyman Band
You might find Ted Wyman chasing the Endless Summer down in the tropics, or on the beaches of his beloved Cape Cod. Perhaps you’ll catch him passing the tip jar through the honky-tonks of Lower Broadway in Nashville, Tennessee. You might even hear him rockin’ the basement bars and clubs of his hometown Boston, Massachusetts.
Combining the humor and stage presence of Jimmy Buffett with the intelligence and craft of Warren Zevon, Ted Wyman is a witty, charismatic, and energetic tour de force whose music is first and foremost about the audience experience, with each song designed to fit the event, the venue, the crowd, and the vibe.
Justin used to spend his days working on an oil field with his stepdad. Around the same time, he formed a band and was playing gigs, constantly juggling work and music. One day, his boss gave him an ultimatum: work or music. He quit his job without hesitation to pursue music. Justin has been supporting himself through paid gigs, but it hasn't been easy since there aren't many opportunities in Shawnee, Oklahoma
Andrew Velez Band
Andrew and his band have been entertaining crowds all over the United States since 2010. With an electrifying set-list that features everything from Johnny Cash to Jay Z and a unique ability to create seamless mashups that keep the party going, the band has built a fan base full of people who know how to have a good time. Traveling the country while performing for packed clubs and private events, AVB always brings the party! The band relies on tight vocal harmonies, true musicianship, and a stage presence like no other to keep the clubs filled and the people wanting more.
Andrew has been named Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, and Songwriter of the year with TCGMA and continues to write his own music when he is not performing. His song “Last Call” was featured on multiple radio stations, and he is looking forward to releasing more music in the future. Andrew and his band have performed and been featured with artist such as Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, and Corey Smith. They are beyond excited to hit the road full time this summer, and hope to see you out there for an #AVBParty in your town!
Craig Veltri Band
Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Veltri’s musical journey begins shortly after he moved to Charlotte, NC in 1998. He’s been playing guitar since age 12, writing songs since age 16 and playing live regularly since age 18. He graduated from UNC-Greensboro back in 2011 with a degree in Media Studies, which proved useful in his side career as a professional wrestling announcer.
In August 2015, Veltri released his first full-length album, A Million Miles to Go. Mostly autobiographical, the entirely acoustic album is a surprisingly eclectic mix in musical styles while still maintaining a pointed and direct lyrical approach. His influences include (but aren’t limited to) Billy Joel, Bob Segar, Goo Goo Dolls, John Mayer, John Mellencamp and Weezer.
Taryn Papa is an energetic country singer-songwriter- performer originally from Connecticut. Her love of music began when she was introduced to piano by her grandfather, which led to teaching herself acoustic guitar. Taryn began booking her tours and managing herself at 16, bringing her over a decade of professional experience. Performing over 270 shows per year, you can find her downtown on Nashville’s famed Broadway and touring around the country.
Jesse Cain Band
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Colton Steele Band
Jared Gray Band
Jered Ames Band
Born and raised in the Midwest, Jered grew up working on his grandparents farm where the transistor radio hanging in the barn was tuned to the local country station. The inspiring voices of George Strait, Alan Jackson, Mark Chestnutt, and more echoed off the walls every day.
His desire to play music was instilled by his grandmother. One of his earliest memories is sitting next to her at the piano while she taught him the notes on the keyboard. Guitar, drums, and singing naturally followed and he started a band before he was a teenager. His high school years were spent performing for friends and family at local restaurants and talent shows.
Jered’s musical endeavors progressed professionally once he moved to Chicago for college. While obtaining his bachelor’s degree at DePaul University, Jered moonlighted in various bands around the city. Over the years the genres of the groups he played with spanned from country to pop to rock.
He decided to form his own band in 2011. They performed anything from 90’s to current country hits. In addition to frequent shows at Bub City and like venues, his band played weekly ‘country night’ residencies at The Hard Rock Hotel and The Wit Hotel.
By 2015, the decision was made to move to Nashville. Before boxes were even unpacked, he was booked 5 nights a week at some of the most famous honky tonks on Broadway with a band of hand picked players. Drummer, Robert Blair (Kelly Pickler, Clay Walker, Aaron Tippin), guitarist Aaron Currie (Josh Turner, Craig Campbell), and Grammy nominated bassist Jeremy Middleton (Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen). Today, they have been playing 200+ shows a year in Nashville and as well as private engagements around the US.
Jered co-wrote the Canadian country music charting single, HUNT, for new artist Darcy John and he has also co-written songs for artists Luke Betchner and Ben Klick who are working on upcoming releases.
Currently, he is working on his debut EP release (2020) which will echo the 90's country icons he was inspired by growing up.
Steven Nix Band
The Olson Band
The Olson Bros Band burst onto the country music scene in 2013 when the won the Battle of the Bands at Capital Lake Fair in Olympia and also won a national songwriting contest for their hit song "Sunrise" in the Texaco Country Showdown where they won $5000, a trip to Nashville to consult with a publishing company, and got introduced at The Grand Ol' Opry. The band originated in Olympia, WA and is lead by singer/songwriters Luke and Isaac Olson. They are known for their tight brotherly harmonies and the fun energetic vibe they bring to their live show! They are currently playing shows all over the Northwest and Nashville, and are in the midst of a heavy 2018 tour schedule up in the Northwest where they play at country music festivals, weddings, concerts in the park, and Wineries. They have had the opportunity to open for some big time acts recently including Craig Morgan, Justin Moore, Sammy Kershaw, High Valley, Adam Craig and the list goes on! The Bros have also recently been enjoying a little time on the radio waves throughout Washington for their new single "If I Find You” (which has garnered over 700,000 streams on Spotify). Isaac and Luke love performing but also enjoy writing music and have spent some time writing songs down in Nashville, collaborating with some big name writers including Brandon Kinney (Who has written songs for Randy Houser, Craig Campbell, Cole Swindel and many other famous acts), Jodi Marr, and Canadian Country Star Johnny Reid. Their newest EP “A New High” released May 2018 and is available now on iTunes and Spotify!
Kevin Post Band
Dan Brekke Band
Conner Sweet Band
Ever since I was a little kid, I have loved music--particularly country music. I come from a long line of singers and musicians, so I guess it's only natural that I would have a real passion for it. I love the styles of country legends such as George Jones, Johnny Cash, and George Strait. I also really enjoy modern music, and some of my favorites are Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.
I currently spend my time writing and pursuing my dream of becoming a traditional country artist. I am a member of BMI in Nashville, and I have been blessed to write with some of the best writers in the business. I play regularly at venues around the Nashville area. You can find my first official music video, "Young and Dumb," on YouTube and Vimeo. I plan to release my debut EP this year.
I appreciate the support I get from my family, friends and fans. It means a lot. I hope to see you soon! Watch the site for news on upcoming events!
Jes Justice Band
Powerful, witty, and sultry, Jess Justice is reinventing pop country with the grit of a seasoned road dog and the sparkle of a young star.
Born in Hollywood, Florida and raised in Buffalo, New York, Jes began writing music at the age of 14, citing the Temptations, Patsy Cline, Reba McEntyre and Janis Joplin as childhood muses. She began singing in At 18 Jes moved to NYC and began to perform in the bar and club scene at such historical venues as the Bitter End and Rockwood Music Hall. In 2009 Jes released her first album, Mirrors, as Jessica Labus, and has since been a featured and background vocalist touring with the Zak Smith Band while steadily touring solo on the east coast.
“Jewel was the reason I started playing guitar and also learned to yodel,” says Jess. “Ani DiFranco inspired a lot of my early songwriting days. I also love Patty Griffin, Lori McKenna and Miranda Lambert and the Dixie Chicks for their down-to-earth writing style. I’m inspired by Eminem and Kanye West for their sometimes offensive, honest and funny lyrics… The older I got my music got a little more edgy and jaded. I also started writing funny songs and swearing a bit more. My vocal style matured from experience as well as singing in other styles with other bands.”
After 9 years in New York City, the lifestyle began to take its toll. The songstress took a break from the night life to regain her sense of self and made the move to Boston where she quickly formed a new band and making a name for herself on the local scene. After two years in New England, she booked a national tour from Boston to LA, ultimately hoping to move to LA. This tour included a flat tire in rural Alabama, needing new brakes in Houston , TX and getting an emergency root canal in Arkanas. While passing through on tour Jes fell in love with Nashville and by the following year she moved there permanently.
Matt Benett Band
I grew up in Kennesaw, GA and spent most of my life pursuing my passion for baseball. Baseball lead to Birmingham, AL via Samford University and it is here where the real story begins. I have always been musical (I get it from my mother), but it always took a backseat to baseball. When my baseball career ended I came back to country music permanently. The very first show i ever played was in the back of a pickup truck in a field lighted by Christmas lights, shop lights, and a bonfire. It was a huge success, and launched me into the Birmingham music scene along with the help of some great friends and Birmingham music veterans. My shows have taken me all over Alabama and became even larger after I began mixing in original music. Growing up listening to the country greats from Georgia like Travis Tritt and Alan Jackson as well as the new Georgia country surge from people like Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Zac Brown, and Florida Georgia Line gives me a unique sound that reflects the new rock country sound while still showing the classic down home honesty that is country music.
Troy Brooks Band
Trey Hughes Band
Hailing from Sharon, MA, a small suburb of Boston, Ferrara’s life actually began on stage when his mother went into labor while performing in the Sunday choir. It was as if the joyful noise was calling to him, and he needed to be a part of it. Since that day, his voice has been begging to be heard.
By age three, he was performing in talent shows and even had The Star Spangled Banner completely memorized, which would come in handy when he recently performed at New Era Field in Buffalo and Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. As he grew up, his voice would earn him spots in theater companies and performance troupes, touring around the New England region, including being selected to sing at Symphony Hall in Boston and Carnegie Hall in New York City. In high school, he was in all of the choirs and held leading roles in multiple musicals, but he was also a multi-sport athlete.
“I credit my parents for that,” Ferrara says. “My brother and I had interests all over the map, and they never told us we couldn’t pursue something, especially if we enjoyed it. I’d go from choir rehearsal to football practice. I’d sing the National Anthem before basketball games then take the court as the starting point guard. It was just who I was.”
Aaron Patrick is a 24 year old pianist and country artist from Nashville, TN. He’s an alumni of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.
Aaron puts on a high energy show filled with his blues/soul take on modern country hits, and throw-backs that everyone can sing along to.
Billy Brown Band
Incorporating rock with his southern roots, Billy Brown brings his very own flavor to country music. From ballads to boot stompin’ anthems his music breaks the genre barrier and appeals to anyone who loves some good ol’ tunes. Based out of Cincinnati, OH/Northern KY, Billy Brown also travels around the country bringing his style of country music to the masses. From Texas to West Virginia, Billy Brown has played in the smallest bars to NASCAR Races, Casinos, Festivals, Toby Keith Bars, Hard Rock Cafes, Tin Roof Bars and everywhere in between. Make sure to book him at your bar or event.
Henry Martin Band
Tyson Hanes is an all around musician! He is a singer, guitar player, song writer, and most of all entertainer
Nashville recording artist Grace Maher is a rising star in modern country music. Grace grew up in Kansas occasionally singing in church with her family. She honed a voice of versatility that is both reminiscent of old school and modern country. Grace made the move to Nashville in August of 2015 to pursue music full time. Before the move Grace was an artist in the Kansas City area with a band called Grace Maher & the Wayward Sons. While in KC Grace had the honor of doing numerous radio performances and interviews, releasing an EP and was featured in a cover story about her musical journey in Ink magazine. A highlight during this period included shooting a music video in Malaysia for the song “Leave It All Behind”.
Since the move to Nashville Grace has had the opportunity to collaborated with members of Loretta Lynn, Ray Price, Blake Shelton, Tanya Tucker, Tyler Farr, Chase Rice, and Trick Pony's bands. Grace has been busy in the recording studio as well, doing sessions for other artists and singing her own songs showcasing her songwriting talent. Grace put out two singles last year, “This Could Be Heaven" and “Whiskey & Jesus”. Grace is currently preparing for her next single release and continuing work on her new EP while performing in Nashville. Grace’s stage performance is high energy and is best described as genuine. A characteristic that is even more evident when you meet her in person.
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Francelle is a petite powerhouse, singer-songwriter from Canada’s East Coast. Her unique vocal styles are most often compared to our great country music legends Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton. Francelle is also an accomplished guitar & mandolin player and always brings the house down with her nonstop energy and world class performances. She is currently recording her brand new EP with original songs in Nashville. Bringing back the vintage style in country music, her current single “Tell Me Why” is available on iTunes. She has quickly expanded her music career nationally on “Canada’s Got Talent” performing for millions of viewers. Francelle is known across the globe for her very unique and incredible yodelling skills. In the summer of 2016, she performed as the headliner for “World Yodel Day” in South Korea. With hundreds of videos on the web, she became a YouTube sensation with over 1 millions views. Francelle has recorded two full length albums in Nashville, Tennessee. Her music can be heard on 100 radio stations across Canada. Recording her last album, Francelle collaborated musically with internationally known musicians such as Regi Wooten, B James Lowry (Michael Jackson, Leann Rimes) Michael Rojas (Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan) and many more… These albums have been recognized in Canada as #9 in Country Music News and a nomination for the East Coast Music Awards. Already having 1,000 shows under her belt, Francelle is a force to be reckoned with on stage. After touring all over Canada, Switzerland, southern California, Las Vegas and Nashville. she quickly gained recognition and won Best Band of 2017 in the Inland Empire and OC Weekly's Best Live Band of 2017. This young singer is officially endorsed by Gold Tone Instruments. Francelle has already opened for CMA award winning Maddie and Tae, American songwriter Easton Corbin, Nashville's very own Canaan Smith and Billboard chart climbers, Midland.
Francelle’s undeniable charm and dynamic vocals always leave a long lasting impression.
Soon after heading to St. Lawrence University to study Performance & Communication Arts, Blaine entered the Texaco Country Showdown, which is a nation-wide country music competition. He advanced to the regional finals and because of his performance, Blaine was recruited by the Fulton Chain Gang as their new lead singer. FCG is a New York State country band with a 20-year history. During his three years with FCG, Blaine opened for national acts like Justin Moore, Easton Corbin, and Josh Thompson. He reignited the band with fresh ideas and played a major role in the release of their first album, contributing five original songs while averaging 70 shows per summer. His experience with FCG was incredible and his band mates gave him the opportunity to develop his stage presence, singing, and songwriting, while also giving him valuable studio experience. Because of this, and with the support from his band mates, friends, and family, Blaine has decided to take his career to the next level and move to Nashville.
Tim Thurman Band
Tim Thurman is an American Country Recording Artist in Nashville, Tennessee.He grew up in Northern California and served in the US Army.Tim is also the grandson of a Buckaroo from the Buck Owens Band out ofBakersfield, Ca. His grandfather is who encouraged him to make the move to Nashville in 2016 and is what inspired the song he wrote titled, “Nashville.” Which Tim calls, “a true song.” Tim released his Self-Titled EP in October 2018 and "My Hometown" in November following the Camp Fire in California. Keep’r was released in June 2019 and is now available for streaming, Download, and on Country Radioand
The long, lean and rugged performer sheds light on the value of rich storytelling songwriting and contagious melodies. Patrick, who’s admittedly, “a little rough around the edges,” reveals honest recollections, longing desires, painful regret, and hope to love again in his new album—NORTHERN TRUTH (due February 23, 2018). He released his debut single (“I Never Got Over You”) to country radio in December 2017.
Patrick is currently in the studio recording new tunes with plans to introduce the original tracks via a strategic digital release campaign in 2019.
Shelby Lee Lowe
Shelby Lee Lowe is a Modern Country artist heavily rooted in Neo-Tradition. Listeners can quickly hear echos of Bakersfield blended with contemporary lyrical styles and Indie-Rock influence. As a singer-songwriter, Shelby puts enormous conviction into the songs he writes and performs, a princple only enhanced after graduating with a degree in Music Business from MTSU and signing his first publishing deal with Banner Music in Nashville, TN. In 2016 he released his self-titled debut record on Banner Music Records. The release signaled a national tour hitting venues from coast to coast and small towns in between. When off the road he filled his calender with co-writing with experiened hit-makers learning how to maneuver his way through the difficult obstacles of the music industry, all the while honing his craft and preparing himself for a long music career.
Born in Muscatine Iowa, from a young age, Dallas would sing for any family member willing to listen.
Moving to Omaha Nebraska in his early teens Dallas developed an interest in the piano and later discovered the guitar.
Coming of age in Omaha, Dallas considers this mid-west city his hometown and the citizens’ of Omaha are proud to call him their hometown boy. Omaha fans have been entertained by Dallas for years, from the days of karaoke and acoustic shows to night clubs and larger venues.
Performing and travelling around the Midwest Dallas ventured south to Louisiana and settled near Baton Rouge for a couple years. Singing and playing In Baton Rouge and New Orleans with some of the greatest performers in the business. Dallas adopted what he learned to his own style of Country Music. Taking this sound to the Home of Country Music, Nashville Tennessee, where he currently resides when not on the road. Writing, singing and playing that guitar, Dallas Hendrix Country is a genre all its own.
Dallas' songs reflect his upbringing and experience's in life. Placing an emphasis on what’s truly important, God, Family, Country!
The Chris Hill Band, is a band consisting of music from almost every genre, please help spread the word, and check out my album "A True Story" on iTunes
Ben Donovan & The Congregation
Country, Americana and rock and roll music that'll save your soul and punish your liver.
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Country music Singer-Songwriter Mathew Barringer was born and raised in Madison, Indiana. Barringer was exposed to music at an early age. He began singing in church along with his grandparents, who were part of a successful Gospel band. He soon decided to expand his musical horizons and acquired a taste for country music. His family started entering him into every possible talent show they could find. Barringer was a natural performer and would sing for anyone who would listen. With his strong vocal ability and personality, soon bands began eyeing him. Barringer was a part of several different bands around the area of Southern Indiana for short periods of time.
At the age of 19, Barringer began to teach himself how to play guitar. He wanted to be more than just a singer and performer. He started playing guitar and singing at bonfires and open mic’s around his hometown. Soon he began drawing attention from several bar owners and different venues as a money making solo artist. Barringer combines a series of several different unique qualities. With his good looks and aspiring stage performances, he made fans quickly. He has a positive outlook on life, charming personality, and a sensational voice. In every performance listeners can feel the power of his love for music, God, and family. He lists God and family as his most important influences along with Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, Johnny Cash, and Garth Brooks.
He was raised to never give up, work hard at everything he does, and to treat people with respect. He has used these values to further his music career. He has played among several successful establishments in Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, and surrounding states. Although raised in a small town, Barringer is no stranger to the big city lights. He recently played in several locations in Nashville, Tennessee including The Bluebird Café, Honky Tonk Central, Full Moon Saloon, Back Alley Diner, Rippy’s Bar and Grill, and the Swingin’ Door Saloon. Not yet signed with a record label, Mathew Barringer hopes to accomplish his dream of being a professional country music singer someday. Mathew is always looking to improve himself and his talent. He is no stranger to life’s hardships and set-backs and uses these to fuel his motivation. Barringer is currently working on original music for his debut album which will be finished by the end of February.
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Eric Holmgren was born in the two stop light map dot town of Orange, MA. Growing up in a rural area turned Eric onto music early on when he received his first guitar at the age of just 6 years old, a Christmas present. This would turn out to be the tool that fed his music career. Eric grew up with big influence in 80’s and 90’s styles. He will be the first to tell you he was a big fan of Brian Adams and 80’s Hair bands and still is to this day. With the influence of his parents musical taste of John Denver and finding artists in coutry like Garth, Brooks n Dunn, and Travis Tritt, he started play songs in a wide range. Admitingly, Eric will tell you like King George him self he started out as the lead singer in a Rock band bofore Gravitating to the country scene. "There was just somehing about it", he said. This would prove to be the staple and starting point for a drive Eric just couldn't ignore.?“It was the stories in every song” he will tell you “that brought me to know this was the direction to go”.
As the years rolled on Eric realized he wanted this for more than just a hobby and knew there was only one option in mind. He set out to follow his true passion and prove to everyone that he was in fact made for this life. He packed all his things and drove to Nashville never even seeing the state of Tennessee but knowing that's where the dream would be, and where he needed to be.?
Since moving to Nashville Eric has been working on his craft with other song writers and playing in every honkytonk that he can. He has been working on his technique and trying to create his own sound but not falling too far from that Traditional Country Sound that has influenced him. Eric has worked with techniques derived from top professors at the New England Conservatory and pushed himself with the help of these connections to work thousands of hours on honing his skills to the level they are today.
Over the years in Nashville, Eric has built up his reputation to working with major acts, Sharing the stage with some of the biggest names like Merl Haggard, Dustin Lynch, Big n Rich, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Craig Campbell, Chris Stapleton, Lee Brice, Dierks Bentley, and so many more. He has played live on air all over the world for WSM Radio, the station that brings you the Grand Ole Opry. Writing with some of the top Penners in the Industry, Eric’s powerful voice and songs draws in the crowd which evolves into a high energy show. With mentoring help and friendships from unforgettable names like Little Richard, Donna Douglas, TG Sheppard and Pop Star Tiffany, it’s no surprise Eric is making name for himself in the music capital of the world.
Now with an EP out, Eric is on the road promoting to fans or what he likes to call “Country Music Friends” his new and best work yet. Though it may seem like so much is already happening in this young artist life, it’s all just beginning and you are just seeing the start of it. Don't miss your chance to check out Eric when he’s in your area and catch what will sure to be one of the best shows you’ve seen to date.?
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Preston Coly is a Texas born Country Music Singer, Songwriter, and Musician with extensive experience in the production and business aspects of the Country Music Industry as well. Preston has released two independent projects in the past, and Nashville waits with baited breath for his first major release due out in 2009. He currently divides his time writing and performing with some of Nashville's most promising new artists. Part of the infamous MUY BUENO Publishing company, Preston consistently writes songs both full of heart and reality. Preston not only surpasses the norm of singer/songwriters in Nashville with talent, but also in character. It is this reporter's experience that now is the time to place your bets on this prize horse, for when he comes out of the gate, he will be unstoppable. Handsome, talented, charismatic, and completely enchanting, Preston Coly is truly a rare breed of cowboy, and a definitive force to be reckoned with, on and off the stage.
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David Black Band
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Josh Gallagher writes songs destined to root themselves inside your brain and bring you back to the first moment you heard them, every time you listen; he’s not just making music, he’s crafting memories.
Doggedly likable and unashamedly himself, the Pennsylvania native has a ‘no-bullshit’ kind of charm, earning praise from the likes of Rolling Stone and CMT, along with some of country music’s greatest heroes. “This kid,” Garth Brooks said of Gallagher, “as soon as he opens his mouth — you believe him.”
In 2016, Gallagher forced the world to rear its head on season 11 of NBC’s The Voice, making history as the first country artist coach Adam Levine has ever led to the show’s finale.
Since then, Josh has proven he can hold his own on stage with Randy Houser, Eric Paslay, Charlie Daniels, Lee Ann Womack, Cole Swindell and more.
Following the May 2019 release of his debut project “Josh Gallagher (EP)”, JG brought the country music community to its knees with the fall single and music video Boots Like Mine. From dairy farmers and hairdressers, to first responders and frontline soldiers, Boots Like Mine is an anthem for the souls inside the soles—the unsung heroes that keep the heart of country music beating proudly.
The Boots Like Mine video ultimately led to Gallagher breaking his own record, spending 8 weeks at #1 on CMT Music’s 12-Pack Countdown. Following the enormous success of Boots Like Mine, Josh Gallagher announced the March 2020 release of his sophomore EP “Turn Around Town”.
Nashville recording artist, Mac Watts, is a rising star in modern country music. Mac grew up just north of Detroit, Michigan aspiring to play collegiate ice hockey but always had a love for music. When he decided to hang up the skates, he taught himself how to play the guitar, write songs and sing. Mac claims he grew up on Motown, country, and Irish drinking songs. His big influences though today are the sounds of Eric Church, Kip Moore, Brothers Osborne, and Dierks Bentley to name a few.
The Northern Lights
Based out of Nashville, The Northern Lights began on the Music City’s Broadway strip. The band’s creators and lead singers, Garrett Thorn and Mike Godwin, uprooted from their home states of Wisconsin and Massachusetts and met in Nashville. The Northern Lights released their debut, self-titled EP in February of 2019. A collection of 6 easy listening, feel-good songs, the EP speaks of life and love, with touches of rock and country mixed with pop melodies.
The band draws influences from a variety of legendary artists – everything from James Taylor and The Eagles to Michael Jackson and Led Zeppelin. The Northern Lights blend simple and smooth vocal harmonies with tasteful guitar riffs to create a modern southern rock sound of their own.
“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” Johnny Cash
Saluda Shoals began in the spring of 2015 as an acoustic project between Henri Gates (Southwood) and Cassie Verhaeghe (Brushfires). Originally called Smoking Guns, the duo began writing music and performing nightly, quickly making a name for themselves. In January 2016 the band recruited some of Charleston's best musicians and shortly after began performing as Saluda Shoals. In the short time since its conception, Saluda Shoals has released a 5 song EP available at all major online stores and has won competitions and award nominations across the Southeast.
Nominated for four 2016 Independent Tone Awards:
- Best Country Artist
- Best Rock Artist
- Best American Roots Artist
- Best American Roots Original Song ("I Fall")
Nominated for Charleston City Paper Music Awards "Best Americana/Country Artist"
1st place winner of Wild Wing Cafe's "Last Band Standing" June 2016
1st place winner Palmetto Brewing's "Battle of the Bands" July 2016
"Saluda Shoals come out blazing with a nearly flawless blend of talent, energy and undeniable presence. Whether caressing your ears with a velvet ballad or curling your socks with a rousing rocker, the harmony and precision of Henri Gates and Cassie Verhaeghe delivers pure listening pleasure. In particular, one of their original songs, “Fight Dirty,” would be right at home on the current country or alternative hit charts and, frankly, outshine many of the songs currently there."
- Stan Massey, Chief Marketing Officer at Transcend Marketing