Keel, Bobby

Award winning, songwriter’s hall of fame nominated singer/songwriter Bobby Keel has received 14 Gold and 12 Platinum from the R.I.A.A for songs recorded by artist such as Hank Willliams Jr., David Allan Coe, Confederate Railroad, Travis Tritt, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Freddie Powers, Albert King, The Carter Family, Johnny Rodriguez, Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley, […]

Kelly, Casey

Casey grew up in Baton Rouge, LA. and was one of the founding members of the legendary local rock band, the “Greek Fountains”. He then moved to NYC where he worked as a session musician/songwriter at 1650 Broadway and The Brill Building. He then toured with Tom Rush. After record deals with Warner and A&M, […]

Kennedy, Dave

After years of paying dues everywhere from dives to theaters, Dave Kennedy has descended on Nashville like whirlwind. With a voice big enough to grab your attention and songs great enough to hold it, the singer songwriter and East Tennessee native has spent years developing his craft both as a performer and prolific writer all […]

Killough, Rock

Rock Killough is a son of Alabama, hailing from a small rural community in the Deep South where the summers are hot and the work was hard. He began playing guitar at age 8, and by the time he graduated high school he knew the road down which his future would lead. He honed his songwriting skills during a stint […]

Kleindienst, Daniel

Daniel Kleindienst is one of the partners of Banner Music. He has been a performing musician since he was a child and pursuing songwriting professionally for more than twenty years. He has had more than 100 songs recorded throughout the years and is a firm believer in working hard and writing what you know.   

Knapp, Mel

Mel has been playing music on the Gulf Coast for a little over a decade now. Although he has been known to play bass for many of the Coast’s finest musicians which earned him the nickname “funky – fingers”, he now in more recent years has spent time to hone his skills as a solo […]

Laird, Sandra

Sandra Laird’s career took flight as a teenager, when Marty Robbins recorded one of her songs, “I Need You To Hold Me Together”. He was Sandra’s Manager and Mentor until his untimely death. She grew up listening to and being influenced by Marty Robbins, Merle Haggard, Gene Watson, Mickey Newbury, Dolly Parton, Nat King Cole […]

Lamb, Damien

Spanning several genres – folk, rock, blues and country, Damien Joe Lamb has been performing on the Gulf Coast since 1998. With music roots dating back to the 1960s Greenwich Village folk scene, his songs of life and its challenges, and love won and lost, have reached a diversified audience. Damien has three cds to […]

Lambert, Ken

Ken Lambert was born in 1940 in Cartersville, GA. At age 14 he picked up his uncle’s guitar and taught himself how to play, thus beginning his love for music. Later, Ken decided to try Nashville. One of the first people he met there was a very little known guy at that time named Kris […]

Langham, Lynn

Lynn Langham is a Grammy winning songwriter and musician.  With a sensuous voice and a subtle musical sense all her own, she creates powerful, moving music that speaks to the heart. Lynn’s songs have been recorded by  Wynonna, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Trisha Yearwood, Elizabeth Cook, and Carolyn Hester. Her song, “Old Yellow Moon” (written […]

Lewis, Trey

“Trey Lewis is not only an exceptional musician but a remarkable songwriter as well. He has overcome extraordinary circumstances in his life and he is out to share that message with the world.Bigger than life with captivating energy and boundless talent are just a few ways to describe the Birmingham based artist. His well conceived self-titled […]

Linville, Megan Sloane

Megan surely is living proof of that old adage, ”the acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree”, as she has found her path following in the footsteps of her late grandfather, who made his living crafting songs for many of Nashville’s notables. She is no newcomer to Nashville’s music scene as evidenced by her first, “self-penned” album recorded […]

London, Brigitte

Brigitte London has been “living on the edge of all Country, Rock & Folk genres while remaining rooted in undeniably legend-making talent…” (Maverick Magazine). The soulful, groundbreaking Texas songwriter lives to make music. As a a young girl, Brigitte has flourished as an Independent Artist in a world dominated by commercial restraint. Her songwriting and […]

Long, Brice

Brice Long is a native of Hopkinsville, KY. He’s had charted singles with “It’s Only Monday” and “Anywhere But Here”. His self titled album is available on Itunes or wherever digital music is sold. Brice is signed to Word Music Publishing. He’s had cuts with John Michael Montgomery, Josh Turner, Reba McEntire, Gary Allan, Darryl […]

Loper, Brent

Some music artists will tell you that they chose music at an early age. However, this was not the case for Brent Loper. “I didn’t choose music, but rather it was a gift that I was chosen for it to be given to; and subsequently it chose me” Brent says. This gift of music has […]

Loper, Wes

Wes Loper was born and raised along the Gulf Coast and is originally from Mobile, AL. He performs professionally as a solo, duo, trio, or full band. He mixes Rock, Country, Blues, and Folk music to create his own style with a funky, beach side feel. He shares the stage with A-list musicians and sets the bar for […]

Lowe, Shelby Lee

Shelby Lee Lowe is a native of Tennessee so he didn’t have to go far to pursue his dreams in performing and songwriting. He signed with Banner Music in January of 2015 and has been consistently in the writers room working up new tunes ever since. He has been busy on the road performing and […]

Loyd, Gary

Gary Loyd is a 30 year resident of Nashville ,TN. , a veteran songwriter, audio/video producer and engineer. Some of Gary’s credits as a songwriter include cuts by Vern Gosdin, Shelly Fairchild, Tim McGraw,The Outlaws, Colt Ford, Randy Houser, Michelle Wright, Trent Wilmon, Johnny Lee, Moe Bandy, Carolina Rain, Cliff Richard, Barbara Mandrell, Jason Cassidy […]

Loyd, Kaylan Marie

Kaylan Marie Loyd was born July 1, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee. She started singing at the age of two, and by the time she was ten had her first album credit on Liz Anderson’s The Fairy Grandmother cd. Born into a musical family and growing up in Nashville, Kaylan discovered early on that she loved […]

Lucas, Neal

Neal Lucas is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who was raised on a small cattle farm in the backwoods of Talbot County, Georgia. His sound is filled with the spirit of the southern roots/blues tradition and his songs reflect the full spectrum of his human experience. Neal’s influences range from Precious Bryant, the Allman Brothers Band, and Gov’t […]

Martin, Jimbo

Jimbo Martin grew up in a musical family and has been a staffwriter for Banner Music for 6 years, for Jimbo it’s God’s first, family second and the rest will fall into place. Jimbo has a song on the Australian charts setting at number 2 right now!   

Martin, Troy

Troy Martin is an important adviser and coach to many new songwriters. He has already written songs that have been recorded by a dozen major recording artists including three #1 hits: George Strait’s “BABY’S GOTTEN GOOD AT GOODBYE”, Rick Trevino’s “SHE CAN’T SAY I DIDN’T CRY”, and Jeff Carson’s “NOT ON YOUR LOVE”. Troy’s brother […]

McBride, Jim

Jim McBride is a CMA Award winning, Grammy and ACM nominated songwriter from Alabama whose career spans 35 years on Nashville’s Music Row. He has had Billboard Chart songs in 5 consecutive decades. McBrides songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Willie Nelson, Reba McEntire, Charlie Pride, Alabama, Kris Kristofferson, Randy Travis, Keith Whitley, Travis Tritt, Toby […]

McCabe, Coley

Thom Shepherd and Coley McCabe were both songwriters for Nashville publishing companies in the same building when they met. Their first date was a Deryl Dodd show at the Blue Bar in Nashville on April Fool’s Day, 2011.By the end of that year the couple relocated to Austin, Texas, to begin a full-time touring career. […]

McClelland, Jenna and Michael

This brother-sister duo is nothing short of following in their father, Billy Earl McClelland’s footsteps. Jenna and Michael have been able to take hold of their music career through their East Tennessee band, Mojo:Flow. In the past year, the siblings have seen four singles drop, an EP, as well as a full LP, combined with […]

McCormick, Dave

Dave McCormick is first and foremost, an exceptionally talented singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. A native West Virginian raised in Lincoln County, he began playing drums in the Duval High School Band at the age of 10. By age 12, he was playing guitar and writing songs. Since then, he has mastered guitar, dobro, mandolin, and […]

McGraff, Tia

Described as The modern day Johnny and June, Tia McGraff, and Tommy Parham are international touring Americana singer/songwriters who have established a fan base in The USA/Canada/The UK. Performing on main stage festivals, song writing venues like The Bluebird Café (Nashville), and numerous concert theaters, they share their passion for entertaining with a growing fan […]

McGuinn, Mark

Billboard said, “It’s an almost unheard-of feat in the country community for an Independent label act, much less a brand new artist, to go toe-to-toe with the majors and score a top 10 hit.” Yet in 2001, Mark McGuinn did with his smash “Mrs. Steven Rudy;” the first time in over 40 years a new […]

McKinley, Ronny

Ronny signed in 1995 with positive country label Cheyenne Records of Nashville. Less than a year later he had four Cashbox Magazine #1 singles releases. Ronny has also toured the nation with legendary singer/songwriter Hank Cochran, wrote music with Hank for five years and learned a lot about the music world during that time. Now […]

McNatt, Don

Don McNatt is a performing songwriter. His songs, recorded mostly on his own CDs, have taken him around the USA, and overseas to Germany, Bermuda, England, and Australia, where he was named Favorite International Performer, by the Canberra Country Music Festival. His history in Memphis has Country Weekly Magazine calling him a” Memphis Legend”. The […]

McNatt, Karen

After growing up in a musical family full of writers and gospel performers Karen grew to love the power of a good song! Along with her guitar or keyboard, she is a respected songwriter and performer delighting audiences in Nashville with variety of songs about love, heartbreak, sailors, flowers, hippies, Tennessee wine, brides, and red […]

Montgomery, Tony T-Bone

T-bone Montgomery was born in Muscle Shoals Al. into family of musical legends. Uncle Peanutt Montgomery wrote many song for George Jones 76 of those songs became hits. His Aunt Melba Montgomery was also a famous writer and singer on the Nashville scene. T-bone has developed his own style of music he calls Beachgrass. T-bone […]

Moore, Dallas

Dallas Moore is an American Outlaw/Honky-Tonk artist and award winning songwriter of the number one hits”Texas Tornado” “Crazy Again” and “Blessed Be The Bad Ones.” Touring relentlessly with The Dallas Moore Band as well as regular solo acoustic appearances for the Last Honky Tonk Music Series and Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival in Perdido Key, […]

Morton, Mark Earl

Songs recorded by Colt Ford, Randy Houser, Billy Gilman, Johnny Lee, Carolina Rain, Moe Bandy , Tracey Killeen. Played guitar with Roy Clark. Wrote for Tim McGraw’s publishing company.   

Moyer, Brent

Brent is happy and excited to be asked back to the Frank Brown International Songwriter’s Festival.  He has been coming down since 1993 and enjoys being part of the family of writers who grace the stages of this fantastic festival!  Known as the Global Cowboy, he has shared the stage with many famous artists from […]

Myrick, Danny

A little bit muddy water Mississippi, a little bit California beach bum, Danny grew up playing, singing and writing for his family gospel band while being consumed with 70’s FM radio. He achieved his first #1 gospel song as a writer at age 17 before moving to Nashville and spending the 90’s singing lead in country rock band, Western […]

Nance, Jackson

Jackson Nance is a singer/songwriter/musician originally from Laurel, MS, now living in Franklin, TN. Jackson wrote his first song when he was 12 years old. At the age of 13, he co-wrote the song “Swamp Thang” with Rob Robinson and Eddie Wilson. The song was a tribute to the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, also known as The […]

Newbury, Chris

Chris has come into his own as a Singer/Songwriter. The son of music legend Mickey Newbury, has mastered not only his dad’s haunting style of guitar, but also the emotion and feel in his songs. He was recently featured in a one hour segment of the Music Row Radio Show. Chris has quickly become a […]

Newton, Wood

Wood was born and raised in Hampton, Arkansas population 1600. He was graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in business administration in 1970. Wood and his wife Gloria moved to Nashville in 1976 to get in the music business. Since then, as a songwriter Wood has written some of country music’s biggest […]

Nilsen, Bjoern

Bjoern Nilsen was one of only 3 songwriters from outside of the USA to make the finals in Ronnie Milsap’s “Country Cut” Contest. The Norwegian guitarist/singer/songwriter has also had his songs performed by such greats as Jason Ringenberg, Joe Sun, Big Hand, Stephen Ackles, Casino Steel etc. The international tv-series “Dag”, NRK (the Norwegian state […]