Adkins, James

James Adkins is a traveling Singer/Songwriter, born in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  James learned to play guitar from his father and various performers he met along the way.  By the time James got to be of college age, he decided to study Jazz at the University of West Florida.  These days James is back to his roots […]

Aldridge, Rob

​Rob Aldridge is a singer-songwriter and guitarist based out of Muscle Shoals, AL. He began performing acoustic shows in local bars at an early age, primarily playing covers of other artist’s songs. Aldridge has taken this experience of playing a wide variety of music for people from all walks of life and concocted his own […]

Alexander, Dean

Dean moved to Nashville from West Virginia with a dream and a hundred dollars in his pocket. Finding work landscaping during the day, he began playing Layla’s on lower Broadway at night. He fine tuned his live performance playing 4 hour sets of Country, Rockabilly and Rock covers as well as originals and was soon […]

Applegate and Nance (Micheal Applegate and Kyle Nance)

Applegate Nance is a duo out of Nashville, TN. The duo original began in high school where they met, 9 years ago, but they’ve called Nashville home for the last 7 years. Being in a city, surrounded by so much talent and inspiration, Applegate Nance crafted their sound into a unique blend of harmonies and […]

Barbato, Johnny

Born and raised in New Orleans. Cut my teeth on Rock n Roll and Blues. Moved to Gulf Coast in HS Was introduced to Outlaw Country. Became a fan and started writing the stories of my life. Have had several small deals but still reside here in Gulf Shores and play my songs up and down the coast. Formed The Lucky […]

Barnette, Marc-Alan

Marc-Alan Barnette is a Birmingham born artist / writer / teacher, based in Nashville, Tennessee. He calls his music “In your face country soul” and has songs recorded by such great artists as Shelby Lynne, John Berry and David Ball. In addition to being a consummate entertainer and songwriter, Barnette provides songwriting and performance lessons […]

Barrier, Jarrod

Jarrod Barrier is a singer-songwriter currently based in North Alabama. He was raised in a musical family and has been writing songs since he was a teenager. While attending college at the University of Alabama, he was introduced to another guitar-pickin North Alabama native, by the name of Wayne Mills. They quickly developed a close […]

Blade, Logan

Logan Blade is a 25 year old young man that has Autism. Logan was diagnosed with Autism at the age of two.  Although Logan cannot carry on a conversation with you and has little to no speech, he was blessed with an amazing deep baritone voice. Logan has recently traveled and all over the eastern part of the […]

Blue Mother Tupelo (Ricky and Micol Davis)

  Ricky & Micol Davis – Songwriters Ricky & Micol Davis are a soulful husband-and-wife songwriting team who perform and record as Blue Mother Tupelo. The music they create is full of paint-peeled, timeworn truth that shines with driving melodies and sweet, southern tones. Between their tight harmonies and authentically spun lyrics, the Davis’ take […]

Bonck, Perry

With vocal comparisons to Ronnie Dunn, Tim McGraw and Randy Travis, Americana Singer Songwriter, Perry Bonck, sings with passion and writes with emotion. Born in New Orleans and now residing in the mountains of East Tennessee, Perry grew up surrounded by music. From the Cajun fiddle tunes and Bourbon Street blues of his home town, […]

Book, Larry & Gale

Larry & Gale Book were owners of Characters Songwriters’ Cafe in Perdido Key, Fla., then it was destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in 2004. It had been been referred to as the “Bluebird of the South ” with this couple hosting songwriter nights as well as bringing in several Nashville hit songwriters on a regular basis […]

Branch, Nick

Nick Branch was born in Boston & moved to NYC in `79 as a bandleader & started a weekly gig @ the Lone Star Cafe where he met & toured with many acts that crossed the globe from Russia, Europe, S America S Africa, as well as 48 of 50 states in the US of […]

Bresh, Thom

An Entertainer Who Happens To Play the Guitar.. From a Southern California stage at the age of 3, with a loosely strung ukulele, to one of the many great concert halls in the world today, armed with just a guitar (he refers to it as “My Band”), Thom Bresh, the 2001 inductee into the “Thumbpickers Hall of Fame” and his […]

Brock, Buddy

Buddy was signed as a staff writer by Acuff-Rose, the oldest country music publisher in Nashville in April 1990.  He moved to Nashville from South Carolina in July of 1990. By December of that year, he had scored his first hit single “You’ve Got to Stand for Something” with longtime friend, Aaron Tippin.  Together they […]

Brook, Tony

The critically acclaimed singer songwriter/performer, Tony Brook, has been busy as usual. Chris Bushey of Flying Pig Records, has just finished the mix for Tony’s latest release. “Tony Brook Live from the 280 Boogie”. This will be the first ever live release from one of Alabama’s great musical experiences, the 280 Boogie Festival in Waverly, […]

Brooks, Randy

Randy Brooks is inevitably introduced as “the man who wrote ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” – a work which earned him SESAC Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year honors, spawned an animated Christmas special, musical toys, ornaments, greeting cards, apparel, video games, and inflatable yard abominations, and has been used […]

Brooks, Randy

Randy Brooks is inevitably introduced as “the man who wrote ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” – a work which earned him SESAC Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year honors, spawned an animated Christmas special, musical toys, ornaments, greeting cards, apparel, video games, and inflatable yard abominations, and has been used […]

Brown, Jay

Jay Brown’s songs come from the same place all great songs begin: in the real world.  They tell the story of hard work and simple pleasures, of love and loss, and of deep mysteries we all struggle to understand. Despite his eventual success owning a chain of auto repair shops, Jay’s working-class upbringing gives him […]

Brown, Shelby

Shelby Brown is an 18 year old powerhouse from the small town of Elberta, Alabama working to expand her horizons and share her love for music with the world. After a failed attempt at middle school sports, Shelby discovered her passion lies within country music. She began vocal lessons at the age of 12, and […]

Budde, Rusty

Rusty Budde signed his first song writing deal with Ronny Gant in 1980 and he currently writes for Silver Thunder Music Group in Nashville,TN. As a writer Rusty has penned songs for Les Taylor (Exile), Hank Thompson, Earl Thomas Conley and many others. Co writers include Red Lane, Hank Cochran, Steve Cropper, Hank Thompson, Buck […]

Buppert, Tim

Tim made his living as a singing drummer, from the age of 18  until moving to Hashville in 1881 where he put aside the drums to focus on a songwriting career.  While performing his songs at the Bluebird Cafe, Tim was asked to sing some demos for hit songwriter Don Schlitz.  Fast forward 25 years […]

Burns, Brent

Brent Burns has become the poet laureate of the beach. In 2008, Burns won three awards in the first ever Trop Rock Music Awards including “Entertainer of the Year,” “CD of the Year (for “Ragtops and Flip Flops”)” and a special WAVE award for his charitable work. 2010 and 2011 brought more Trop Rock Music […]

Canterbury, Chris

Born and raised in the pine hills of north Louisiana, Chris Canterbury comes from the grimy remnants of a small oil patch town. A lifestyle long gone from reality but still lingering in the songs he writes. Now based in Nashville, Tennessee, Chris is touring in support of his latest full-length album, “Refinery Town”. From pool halls to music […]

Capps, Jackson

Jackson Capps is a singer/songwriter from Trussville, AL. Born in March 2000, Jackson’s earliest influences include Hank Williams, George Jones, and Merle Haggard. He began playing guitar at at the age of nine and singing at ten, when he performed for the first time at the World Famous Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in Nashville, TN. At […]

Carper, Brian

Born and raised  in Baltimore Maryland, Brian Carper is a dreamer and a believer! In the Summer of  2011, he quit his  job and moved his wife and two little girls to Nashville, TN. On a whim and a prayer, with friends and family swearing he had lost his mind, he harnessed his passion and […]

Christian, Christina

Born in the Fall of 1992, Christina Christian fell in love with creating art. When music finally danced into her life, bingo. Now, at 24 years old, she recently released her debut album, Silent Sea, full of honest, original songs. Stand out tracks on the record include “Around We Go” an audience favorite, “Quirky Little Thing,” […]

Church, Austin

Austin Church co-wrote the song “Brand New Country Star” with Jimmy Buffett, which appeared on Jimmy’s album “Living and Dying in 3/4 Time”. Lyle Lovett recorded “Sheik of Sh-Boom”, which Austin co-wrote with Ken Spooner and Walter Hyatt. Austin co-founded “Chili Shack” with Brent Moyer, a tv/stage show featuring songwriters. Church is writing and producing […]

Cloyd, Barbara

Barbara’s performing career began in the club scene of her hometown, St. Louis, Mo. In 1983 her growing interest in songwriting took her to Nashville and the move proved to be a good one when Lorrie Morgan hit the charts with Barbara’s song “I Guess You Had To Be There.” She has hosted the Open Mic at Nashville’s world-famous […]

Collins, Brian

A country singer and tunesmith with a soulful touch who enjoyed a run of hits in the ’70s and 80s, Brian Collins was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 19, 1950. Collins’ family headed southwest when he was young, and he spent much of his youth in Texas City, Texas. In his teens, Collins was […]

Cook, Jon

Jon Cook grew up in Connecticut, moved to the gulf coast in 2000 after numerous visits to play the Florabama and various venues with former partner Taylor Hicks during college years. Currently performing with The Perdido Brothers(Rick Whaley & Pat McCann), Hurricane Warning featuring Larry T. Wilson, as well as various side projects. Released first […]

Cordle, Larry

Larry Cordle and Ricky Skaggs grew up together picking on the front porches and in garages for entertainment. In 1990, he scored a top ten hit with John Anderson, “Honky Tonk Crowd,”and another number one with Skaggs’ “Heartbreak Hurricane,” Larry has had songs recorded by Ricky Skaggs, Garth Brooks, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, George Strait, […]

Corley, Davis

Davis Corley is a singer/songwriter from Knoxville, TN, who is now making a name for himself after just three years in Nashville. His folk-esque guitar playing and “Southern Gothic” lyrical style have drawn comparisons to a Mt. Rushmore of American songwriters, such as Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, and Jason Isbell. Davis was the […]

Corwin, Curly

I was born a long time ago in a faraway land they now call Kansas. I wanted to be a songwriter when I grew up but realized I couldn’t do both. I thought I WAS a songwriter till I moved to Nashville and started hanging out with Whitey Shafer, Red Lane, Hank Cochran and many others. I soon […]

Dean, Roxie

Roxie Dean is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from Louisiana State University.  After graduating, she moved to Nashville to pursue her music dreams. Her songwriting career includes a 2001 Nashville Songwriters Association International “Top 10 Songs That You Wish You’d Written” award for Lee Ann Womack’s single “Why […]

Dillon, Dean

Dean Dillon was born on March 26, 1955, in Lake City, TN, and started playing guitar at the age of 7. At 15, he appeared in a local Knoxville variety show called JIM CLAYTON STARTIME as a songwriter and performer; by the end of high school, Dillon had his mind set on Nashville. Hitchhiking to […]

Doleac, Adam

Hattiesburg, Mississippi native, Adam Doleac, has penned upwards of 200 songs, written hits for country superstars Kane Brown and Darius Rucker and many others have put holds on some of his compositions, including Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Justin Moore and David Nail. On December 29, 2010, he wrote his first song while on vacation in […]

Dooley, Alex

Alex Dooley is a native of Virginia and signed to Banner Music in June 2015. Because of Alex’s humble approach to songs and songwriting he is proving to be the perfect fit for Banner Music. He brings cuts to the catalog and work ethic like nobody’s business. Many of his songs are thought provoking and […]

Dorff, Steve

Industry observers have dubbed multiple award winning Steve Dorff an enigma who has evolved into a gifted composer in every musical field. There is no way to capture the diversity he regularly displays scoring major motion pictures, television, theater, or via an array of # 1 hit songs. In addition to winning the NSAI Songwriter […]

Double Dee (Darwin and Dana Nelson)

The musical collaboration of husband and wife singer-songwriters, Darwin and Dana Nelson known as “Double Dee” has taken them far from coastal Gulfport and their small town roots of Lucedale, Mississippi and carried them across the country where they have created a name for themselves at numerous songwriting festivals, house concerts, and top flight venues. […]

Dover, Neil

I’m a second-chancer. I’ve been lots of things. But my road has straightened out and I’ve been writing and singing country music to people for five years and I can finally say, “This is what I do.” I was given a second chance to become me and I took it. Thanks to all of you who […]