Payne, Jimmy

Born in Arkansas, raised in Missouri, Jimmy Payne is a Nashville singer-songwriter who has performed both at home and abroad at venues ranging from the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, to the Wembley Festival in England. His International success is well documented with tours in Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, and the […]

Peoples, Smokey Joe

Smokey Joe is one of those songwriters you probably have never heard of. However, he has been a singer-songwriter for over 34 years. His folksy voice and storytelling make him a festival fan favorite. He was almost “nearly famous” one time. Enjoy!   

Petty, Elaine

Elaine Petty is a singer/songwriter/ guitarist with a rock a billy style. She was “country when country wasn’t cool” ! The “encyclopettya”  of music is one nick name she has been given (by Cathy Pace) for knowing just about every request she gets.  Some of her most requested originals are “Nannies House”  “I Must’ve Been […]

Porter, Bo

Nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year & Song of the Year in the Texas Music Awards. APRN Song of the year winner.When your friends tell you it was the best Roots Music, Americana, Original, Texas Music, Real Deal, they’ve heard in years. Its this guy. A real life done everything Man, Country Music Encyclopedia, […]

Powers, Troy

Troy Powers, nephew to the late great songwriter Freddie Powers, got his musical genes from his uncle and from his father, Wallace Powers. Troy has been playing music and writing songs for over thirty years.  The Texas lead guitar player resided in Nashville for over ten years where he honed his songwriting skills.  He’s had […]

Pruitt, Amanda

Amanda Pruitt Powerhouse vocalist, mother, wife and one of the hardest working women in the music business. Amanda released a new 6-song EP in June 2017. The EP, titled Strong, consists of four songs Amanda co-wrote with hit songwriters Clinton Gregory, Gerald Smith, Troy Martin & John Fountain all of Melody Roundup Music.  The other two songs Amanda personally […]

Ragsdale, Suzi

Nashville native, Suzi Ragsdale virtually cut her teeth in the recording studio. At age 5, she sang on her father Ray Stevens’ Grammy Award winning “Everything Is Beautiful”. At 10, she began recording children’s albums and writing songs… by 13, she was singing demos & by 17 singing in local clubs.Suzi’s songs have been recorded […]

Raitiere, Aaron

Aaron Raitiere was born in Kentucky. Currently writing in Nashville. As of July 31, 2014 Raitiere’s song “Dogwood” has been a number one on the Texas radio charts for the band Whiskey Myers. His songs can be heard on a variety of upcoming projects by such bands as The Vespers, Anderson East, and The Devious […]

Rambeaux, Will

Will was born in Lafayette, Louisiana in the heart of Cajun country. He grew up listening to the classic pop, rock and country music of his day, as well as a healthy dose of the Cajun, Zydeco and New Orleans R&B native to Louisiana. On a chance visit to Tennessee in the 1980s Will managed […]

Raye, Heidi

Heidi Raye is a force to be reckoned with, proving herself to be Nashville’s charmingly quirky go-getter.  A natural entertainer from an early age, Heidi has written and toured with some of country music’s elite.  From her first deal with George Strait’s manager, Erv Woolsey, to her current deal with legendary Hall-of-Famer Harlan Howard’s label, […]

Regan, Bob

Bob Regan is a Grammy and Dove Award nominated songwriter based in Nashville, Tennessee. Bob has had over 200 songs recorded by artists ranging from George Strait to Donny Osmond to Roy Rogers. His hits include; “Your Everything” by Keith Urban, “Thinking About You” by Trisha Yearwood, “Busy Man” by Billy Ray Cyrus, “Something About […]

Reign (Ashley Nite and Cole Shugart)

Reign is an unique alternative band from Nashville, TN. What makes their strong presence even more amazing is the tremendous talent of the founding members developed at an age that astounds those who hear them.  Lead singer, Ashley Nite & guitarist, Cole Shugart, are both 16.  They’d been honing their musical magic with various bands […]

Reynolds, Karen E.

Award winning Singer Songwriter and Recording Artist, Karen E. Reynolds, is a regular at premier venues, performance series’ and high profile festivals (Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe, Atlanta’s Eddie’s Attic, The Frank Brown Int’l Songwriters Festival, Mississippi Songwriters Festival, Nashville Songwriters Festival, Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival and the cherished Ford Theater/Country Music Hall of Fame) and has […]

Rhody, Alan

As a songwriter, Alan Rhody is best known for the #1 country-pop classic, “I’ll Be True ToYou” (Oak Ridge Boys); “Wild-Eyed Dream” (Ricky Van Shelton); “Trainwreck Of Emotion” (Lorrie Morgan / Del McCoury #1 bluegrass); “Christmas To Christmas” (Toby Keith / Tanya Tucker / Lee Greenwood) plus other songs recorded by George Jones; Suzie Boggus; […]

River Dan

River Dan’s well-worn voice strikes a familiar chord with an old soul and whiskey by a fire. He has an energy about him that radiates through his foot stomping, harp sawin’, outlaw county music.  As a singer, songwriter and musician, it’s easy to hear his early childhood influences of Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard. Hailing […]

Roberts, Darrel

Born and raised on the Gulf Coast, Darrel Roberts began writing at age fourteen. He knew he liked it and he liked playing.That’s what he wanted to do. His family moving to Texas only exposed him to different forms of music and with it came opportunities to play and write in different genres. Classic rock, […]

Rogers, Katie

Katie Rogers has been working hard in the music industry over the last decade promoting and staying true to herself as an independent country artist.  Since her debut album “i get back up” made its mark across the east coast and the south and was being distributed both Nationally and Internationally on Walmart.com; she has been writing […]

Rose, Leah

Leah Rose is a 17 year-old country music artist. She has performed at many venues throughout the southeast. Her debut EP, “That’s Alright” was released in 2016 and her newest single “Love and Sunshine” is scheduled to be released this December. In 2017 Leah was the first place winner in the Z98.5FM Local Licks Songwriter […]

Runaway Home (Gary Culley & Mark Elliott)

  Runaway Home is a Panoramic-Americana band founded by two intrepid dreamers and schemers, Mark Elliott & Gary Culley who have been making music together for over 26 years. As songwriters, they have written for many of Nashville’s top publishing houses including Sony Music, Maypop, and Bluewater Music, and with cuts from country to bluegrass […]

Sales, Jim

Jim Sales was first introduced to the guitar as a toddler watching his Grandmother play hymns. His Dad showed him his first three chords when he was 10. Since then music has been his passion. He served in the U.S. Army as a radio/TV announcer.  After the Army, Jim moved to Nashville and took a job […]

Salley, Jerry

Referred to by Billboard Magazine as “One of Music Row’s greatest veteran tunesmiths,” Jerry Salley has had an incredibly successful songwriting career. The 2003 SESAC Country Music Songwriter of the Year, Jerry has had over 450 songs recorded in his multi-award winning career. To date Jerry’s songs have sold in excess of 15.5 million records […]

Sallis, Pete

Pete, originally from Chicago, currently writes for Demolition Music/Shakes Spear Music. He is a Grammy nominated songwriter who’s had cuts across the genres. The pop of American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, Betty Who, and David Archuletta – the 3x Grammy winner Blues/Americana artist Keb Mo, and in country by Ronnie Dunn, Bucky Covington, and the […]

Sassafrass (Jo Billups & Karen Harvill)

Sassafrass (Karen Harvill and Jo Billups) are Musical Activists~ an acoustic Green rock duo who’ve  forged a path and sound all their own. One of the best mostly-under-the- radar singer-songwriter acts in the eco activist music genre, their driving rhythms and sparkling harmonies give their original songs, from tongue-in-cheek  eco-comedy to hard-biting protest songs and […]

Schlitz, Don

DON SCHLITZ HAS BEEN SELECTED AS AN INDUCTEE TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME. HE WILL BE OFFICIALLY INDUCTED IN OCTOBER OF 2017. Don Schlitz’s first recorded song, The Gambler, sung by Kenny Rogers, won him the 1978 Grammy for Country Song of The Year. Randy Travis’ Forever and Ever, Amen earned him the same award in 1988. Don’s […]

Scrivenor, Gove

When looking for expressive and uncommon sounds, Dolly Parton, Neil Young, Dan Seals, Hank Williams, Jr., Iris Dement and Glen Campbell all turned to the evocative sound of Gove Scrivenor’s autoharp. Gove appeared two consecutive years on PBS’s Austin City Limits with Doc Watson and The Amazing Rhythm Aces in the late 70’s and continues […]

Sherrill, Mark

Mark Sherill has been writing songs for 30 years. Sherill says that songwriting and fishing are his favorite pastimes. In a recent interview he stated “when the fish ain’t biting, I’m writin”.  Mark has cuts with George Jones, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Cash, Hoyt Axton, Tanya Tucker and and Blake Shelton just to name a few. […]

Slater, Donna

Donna Slater, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, embodies the same musical and cultural uniqueness as the riverfront city she once called home.  Donna performs weekly splitting her time between New Orleans and the Flora-Bama Lounge in Perdido Key, Florida -as the co-founder of Jezebel’s Chilin, the renowned soulful house band at the Bama.  Donna […]

Smith, Anthony

Anthony Smith Is an multi award winning and critically acclaimed Singer Songwriter from east Tennessee. Anthony moved to Nashville to pursue his dream of being a recording artist. Once in music city Anthony’s career began to take off signing a record contract with Mercury Records scoring 3 top 40 hit singles, he also signed a […]

Smith, Gerald

GERALD SMITH IS ORIGINALLY FROM STATESBORO GA AND HAS RESIDED IN NASHVILLE TN SINCE 1986. A PROLIFIC SONGWRITER, SMITH HAS PENNED SUCH NUMBER ONE SONGS AS “WHAT PART OF NO” FOR LORRIE MORGAN AND “EVERY SECOND “ FOR COLLIN RAYE. HE HAS ALSO HAD CUTS BY GEORGE STRAIT, GEORGE JONES, JOHNNY RODRIQUEZ, CLINTON GREGORY, TAYLOR […]

Smotherman, Micheal

Micheal Smotherman started playing music at a very young age, playing keyboards and singing with several bands that included the national touring and recording group Buckwheat. After Buckwheat broke up, he joined Captain Beefheart’s band for a tour of Europe and the States. He then joined Roger Miller’s band, who coincidentally was from the same […]

Snyder, Fran

Fran Snyder is a gregarious talent who has created a long, unusual career in music. He’s toured a million miles, put out seven CDs, and is best known as the founder of ConcertsInYourHome.com. This music innovator is widely regarded as the world expert on house concerts. Fran’s work creates new opportunities for artists and fans […]

Snyder, Rob

Rob Snyder is a country singer/songwriter from West Chester, PA. Snyder’s appetite for music began at an early age and was encouraged by his family, as both of his grandfathers were musicians and songwriters. A self taught guitar player, Snyder readily found himself relying on music as his creative outlet.A mix of heartache and tragedy, paired […]

Southern Sugar (Kelley Corwin and Laura Ashworth)

Known as Southern Sugar, Laura and Kelley have very different backgrounds in music, however, they have a few other things in common…they are both from the south and they are both sweet as “southern sugar”.  While very different stylistically in music, when the combination of Laura’s poetic lyrics and soulful and folk melodies are stirred […]

Springston, Mickey

Mickey was born and raised near Kansas City, Missouri and started guitar lessons at age 5.  He played Opry shows as lead guitarist/featured instrumentalist for several years where he opened for many acts including Conway Twitty, Jerry Reed, and Jerry Lee Lewis.  He then spent 6 years in Las Vegas performing in casino show bands. […]

St. James, Jim (The Jordan & James Band)

Throughout his career James has released 6 CDs of original material. He’s been a repeat performer at multiple songwriter festivals and has performed featured spots on community radio and television as well as having toured throughout the US, Canada and Europe.  His single ‘Caroline’ from the album ‘the naked i’ previously charted at #1 on […]

Stone, Jonmark

Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter.   Jonmark Stone was born in Waco Texas, raised in Va. Beach, Virginia. Performing professionally  since age 12, venues large and small — stadiums, restaurants, lounges, gambling boats  and ski resorts, coast to coast. Currently living & working in Nashville, Tennessee. Songs recorded by numerous artists including Tennessee Ernie Ford and John Schneider.   […]

Styles, Tim

Born and raised in the arrowhead range of northern Minnesota. Tim’s music captures his down to earth straightforward upbringing. His dynamic approach infuses the genres of country, blues, folk and rock with seamless effort. The quality and content of his songwriting belie his youth. Styles lets the listener into a world where following your dreams […]

Sugarcane Jane (Anthony Crawford & Savana Lee)

Sugarcane Jane, the Alabama Gulf Coast-based husband and wife duo has amassed an extremely loyal following. Anthony and Savana Lee Crawford purvey what they proudly call “Organic Music at its Finest.” Rich, homegrown, and natural, their brand of Americana draws from a deep well of roots influences, interwoven with inflections of gospel, country, and rock. […]

Sun, Joe

JOE SUN Inspired by artist Mickey Newbury, Joe Sun moved to Nashville in October of 1972. In 1978, Joe’s first record, “Old Flames (Can’t Hold A Candle To You)”, screamed to the top of Billboard’s chart and established Sun as a formidable newcomer in country music. To date, Joe has released 17 albums and Cds, […]

Swanson, Susan

Susan Swanson has always been involved in the music scene.  For 20 years she has experienced and performed music from classical to rock and roll.  Her father (Smokey Joe Peoples) introduced her to the world of music in a different light given her classical rearing in Pensacola.  In Arkansas, she began to write and perform […]