Parker, Jim

Jim Parker has been a professional songwriter, musician for over 50 years with numerous singles and albums to his credit. Since the late 1970s, he has written with country artist John Anderson, winning an ASCAP award by charting their song I’ve Got a Feelin’ and a top ten single with the song Chicken Truck. John […]

Patton, Courtney

  Courtney Patton is a mother, a wife, a producer, a singer, a songwriter, a tour-van driver and a musician- as well as a world-traveler. But to anyone lucky enough to be sitting in the audience while listening to her expansive Texas twang belt out her version of deep and soulful country music, she’s a […]

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 […]

Phillips, Kerry Kurt

Kerry Kurt Phillips has been called “One of America’s favorite songwriters”. Kerry Kurt’s Grammy winning songs have been featured in Motion Pictures, TV series, Super Bowl commercials, in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, and on Hallmark greeting cards.  Pepsi, Ford, General Motors, Applebee’s, the NFL and the PGA have all used KK’s songs […]

Porter, Bo

With over 40 years of musical history, talent, and experience Porter has had the honor of playing with some of the best names in the industry. Bo worked for years at Dollywood as a singer and entertainer. He has traveled and resided in many states throughout his life, but is proud to call Texas home. […]

Powers, Summerlyn

 A vintage Soul from Fairhope, Alabama, Summerlyn Powers tells stories beyond her years. Being influenced by artists such as Carole King and the Beatles, her songwriting  skills and unique voice are a blast from the past. You’ll feel welcome to laugh along to quirky lyrics and enjoy metaphorical folk songs throughout her show. Summerlyn penned […]

Prater, Matt

Matt Prater, a singer songwriter, is the perfect blend of country, folk, and bluegrass that remains relevant to all generations. “Picking up a guitar and learning to play is the easy part of songwriting. Stitching stories with a straightforward frankness and making it look easy is the tough part. Matt Prater aced both” The Alternate […]

Pruitt, Amanda

Powerhouse vocalist, mother, and wife.  Amanda released a new 6-song EP in 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 picked herself. Recently moving from East Texas to Nashville, she has overcome many obstacles […]

Puzan, Jonathan

Jonathan Puzan was born and raised on the beautiful Island of Guam. At thirteen years old Jonathan picked up a guitar and started writing songs about what he knew and wanted to understand. Jonathan left the island at eighteen to pursue audio engineering and a life indulged in music. Now 27, he continues to seek […]

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 […]

Rambeaux, Will

Will Rambeaux is a singer/songwriter/producer in Nashville, Tn. Originally from Louisiana, Rambeaux moved to Nashville in the 1980’s after a chance meeting with his boyhood idol Roy Orbison. Since then he has had several hits as a songwriter, “Wild One” (Fatih Hill), “How Was I To Know” (John Michael Montgomery) and his songs have been […]

Reynolds, Karen E.

Award winning Singer Songwriter, Karen E. Reynolds, performs at premier venues, performance series’ and high profile festivals (Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe, Atlanta’s Eddie’s Attic, Mississippi Songwriters Festival, and the cherished Ford Theater/Country Music Hall of Fame) and has shared the stage with many industry luminaries. With a style described as, “Americana Heart & Southern Soul”, and […]

Rhodes, Mike

R Michael Rhodes is a performing songwriter based in Denver Colorado and has recently started traveling to Nashville for writing sessions.  From these sessions a few of his co-writes have caught the attention of some publishers and are being actively pitched.  Michael a member of BMI. Global Songwriters Connection and NSAI.  

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 songs recorded by George Jones; Suzy Bogguss; Michael Martin Murphey; Michael Cleveland & […]

River Dan

With a well-worn voice that strikes a familiar chord with old-souls and whiskey by a fire. River Dan has an energy about him that palpates through his lyrics and his foot, harp sawin’ southern folk. As singer, songwriter and musician, it’s easy to hear his early childhood influences of Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard . […]

Roberts, Bo

Bo Roberts was born in Chester, Arkansas. At the age of eleven, he met Buddy Holly and promptly went off to buy a guitar. His first paying job was with John Fogerty. For three years, he was the lead guitar and band leader for Hank Williams, Jr. Roberts also played lead guitar for Gene Watson. […]

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 […]

Rogers, Katie

Katie’s “i get back up” will stir your soul and inspire you to realize that you, too, can “get back up”. As a result of the response and feedback from her fans, Katie has now launched a national “how did you get back up” movement which gathers and shares the stories of how her fans were able […]

Rose, Leah

Leah Rose is a country music singer/songwriter. 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” was released last November. In 2017 Leah was the first place winner in the Z98.5FM Local Licks Songwriter Contest and the first place […]

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 (including […]

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 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 Archuleta – the 3x Grammy winner Blues/Americana artist Keb Mo, and in country by Ronnie Dunn, Bucky Covington, and the hit single “Shut Up […]

Sassafrass – Sassy Yew & Aye (Jo Billups & Karen Harvill)

Sassy Yew & Aye, an international songwriting duo; is a fresh breeze of music inspired from across the pond. Jo Billups and Karen Harvill of Sassafrass reach back into their Celtic roots writing music with Welsh, Scottish and Irish influence. This collection of music celebrates true Irish history with a song about the legendary female […]

Savage, Augie

Augie Savage is a world class musician that excels on piano/keyboards. Her performance history includes 10 years with the CMA award winning “The Sound Co”. Along with nominee for CCMA instrumentalist of the year and inductee to the Bakersfield Music Hall Of Fame. She has opened and accompanied such artist as, Merle Haggard, Kenny Rodgers […]

Scott, Beverly Jo (BJ)

Beverly Jo Scott is an exceptional voice, a talented author/composer and a unique show woman. Born in the deep south of Alabama cradled in swampy soul-blues, gospel and rock, her heritage shines through everything she endeavors. Currently residing in Belgium, BJ Scott has become a very popular artist in Western Europe and beyond. She has released […]

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 […]

Shawanda, Crystal

Sometimes, even the most instinctive singers need a little time to find their true voice. Just ask Crystal Shawanda. The celebrated Canadian-born, Nashville-based songwriter and musician has built a decade-long career on her hugely emotive performances, scoring a major label deal, chart hits, critical acclaim, marquee tours and a fervent fan following along the way. […]

Shepherd, Coley McCabe (Thom and Coley)

  Hit songwriters Thom and Coley travel the world telling their stories, and singing their songs that make people laugh and cry. They were both writing 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, […]

Shepherd, Thom (Thom and Coley)

Hit songwriters Thom and Coley travel the world telling their stories, and singing their songs that make people laugh and cry. They were both writing 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. […]

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 has a mesmerizing vocal style best described as pure Americana and is the perfect complement to her songwriting. Her spirit shines strong through her originals as she bypasses the usual “love” songs and ventures into reflections on domestic violence, addictions, Alzheimer’s and navigating life’s temptations and challenges. Slater has performed her eclectic mix […]

Smith, Anthony

Is a critically acclaimed Singer/Songwriter, his record “If That Ain’t Country” produced three Billboard top 40’s. He has written songs recorded and or performed by superstars such as George Strait, Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Trace Adkins, Faith Hill, Montgomery/Gentry, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney & Coley McCabe Randy Houser, Craig Morgan, Trisha […]

Smith, Gerald


Smith, Payton

Payton Smith first unlocked the gateway of Nashville’s, “Music Row”, in 2014 while on a family vacation.  A makeshift performance in the hotel lobby during that vacation led to some high profile introductions, one of those was to renowned producer, Buddy Cannon(Kenny Chesney/Willie Nelson).  Cannon’s fascination with Payton’s guitar skills, vocal ability, and songwriting talent […]

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, singer songwriters Laura Ashworth and Kelley Corwin, knew when they started writing together, they had a special musical chemistry. Laura, originally from Charlotte, NC now resides in Brevard, NC. While music has always been a part of her life, she has been a professional musician and songwriter for the past 20 […]

Stewart, Jimmy

Jimmy Stewart is an American songwriter from Paris Tennessee who moved to Nashville and found success with hit songs such as “Wrong Place, Wrong Time” by Mark Chestnut, “She’s in the Bedroom Crying” by The Wiggins, “Saturday Night” by Lonestar, “Bill’s Laundromat, Bar and Grill” by Confederate Railroad, “A Little Less Talk and A Lot […]