Anderson, Sam

Sam Anderson … is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter and master acoustic guitarist (& Nashville writer/sessionist) who has performed full time as a musician for over 30 years. Sam has entertained music lovers at festivals, taverns, bistros and House Concerts from Key West to Maine, Savannah to Texas, and abroad in Amsterdam, Ireland & England. His […]

Bowling, Shawn

Alt-Country and blues. Faith and experience shape a man and his music. Shawn Bowling’s songwriting and musical style is heavily influenced by bluegrass & gospel from his childhood in the Ozark’s and by traditional blues from his years in the Mississippi Delta. A well-spring of inspiring stories is drawn from his work in ministry, medicine, […]

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 a keen ability […]

Collins, Lefty

Singer and Guitarist Lefty Collins has been playing the guitar for over 40 years. 
Born and raised in Chicago, he played over 500 shows at the legendary House of Blues and opened for or shared the stage with Jimmy Buffett, Chris Isaak, BB King, Peter Frampton and many others. Lefty moved to Gadsden, AL in […]

Colt, CW

In 1958, at the age of 5, C.W. won his first talent contest with his Elvis impression, singing and dancing. When he was 10 years old Chet Atkins taught him his first guitar chords and he started his own band in San Antonio Texas. C.W. met Webb Pierce, Ernest Tubbs and Ray Price during this […]

East, Johnathan

Born and raised in Clay County, Alabama, Singer / Songwriter Johnathan East has always had a passion for music. He started playing guitar around the age of thirteen and began writing and singing songs about his southern country life, the lifestyle that he grew up around, in addition to stories that came from true life […]

Gaines, Ken

Singer Songwriter, Teacher, Producer, and Speaker, Ken Gaines is the 2005 Texas Music Awards Singer Songwriter of the Year. For the past 18 years he has produced the Thursday night Songwriters in the Round Series at Anderson Fair http://www.andersonfair.net , Houston’s oldest acoustic venue. He’s a veteran performer with incredible breadth and polish and one […]

Gibson, Dave

In a business that is both cut throat and volatile, award-winning singer-songwriter and entrepreneur Dave Gibson consistently proves that hard work pays off and nice guys do get their just rewards. Born in El Dorado, Arkansas and raised in Odessa, Texas, Gibson grew up loving music and, in particular, songwriters. Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison […]

Hale, Roy

Roy Hale, Singer/Songwriter originally from Arkansas hanging his hat these days in Nashville, TN.  Roy is known for his true traditional classic country sound.  Living out his anthem song “I’ll Be Gone”.  A rambler at heart going where his music leads him.  Playing shows in Wyoming, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Florida, Alabama, and Tennessee.  When he’s […]

Hoggatt, Matt

Matt Hoggatt is a Mississippi Gulf Coast native and ex police detective who caught the attention of Jimmy Buffett in 2012 resulting in a record deal on Jimmy Buffett’s label, Mailboat Records. A life-long parrot-head, Matt is also a regular DJ on Sirius XM Radio Margaritaville where he features songs from his favorite artists as well as stories from […]

Jess, Faith

Faith Jess, seventeen year old  singer/songwriter is a native of Pensacola Florida.  Faith has played at the Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival for the past 3 years and has been a part of the Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival as well.  She has been a regular performer for Pensacola Gallery Night and plays locally in the […]

Jones, Brett

Brett Jones is a country music singer/songwriter originally from Warm Springs, Ga. His first professional staff writing position was with country star Ronnie Milsap in 1991. In 1993, he had his first top twenty single, and in 1996, his first #1 country single. Since his career began, he has notched seven #1 country singles, two […]

Jones, Derek

Hartford City Indiana’s own singer/songwriter, who arrived into Nashville just over four years ago. After completing his service to our country in the United States Navy in 2003, Derek picked up a guitar for the first time, and has never looked back. Since then he’s been filling the bars and honkytonks throughout Indiana and the […]

Jones, Ted

Ted Jones has something to say…and a special way of saying it… singing it. he’s a poet, songwriter, dreamer, interpreter, philosopher, thinker, doer, folky, zealot, believer, promoter, passion for creativity, undaunted by the rules! A wayfaring astronaut inviting us along for a ride. “When historians a thousand years from now discover the writing of Ted […]

Kurtz, Dayna

Dayna Kurtz’s new album Rise and Fall is a creative milestone for the New Jersey-born, New Orleans-based singer-songwriter-guitarist-producer, as well as a compelling reaffirmation of the creative strengths that have already won her a fiercely loyal fan base. That audience stretches from Kurtz’s home country to Europe, where she’s toured widely to impressive sales and […]

LaBounty, Bill

Bill LaBounty’s musical direction was clear by the age of 19, when he was signed with his rock band to RCA Records. The Pacific Northwest native then took his act solo, recording an album for Twentieth Century Fox Records, followed by 3 albums for Warner Bros. Records, which spawned the pop hits Never Gonna Look […]

Moore, Nikki

Nikki is a 16 yr old singer/songwriter from Winfield, Al. She has been influenced by all genres of music. She began playing guitar when she was 10. Nikki loves to be on stage performing. Just recently she and a friend won 1st place in the duo category, at Tuscaloosa’s Got Talent. She has written many […]

Nelson, Bernie

Like new strings on a well-traveled guitar, Bernie Nelson is both timely and timeless. Bernie’s rich, country vocals and well-crafted lyrics comfortably draw you in at his sellout shows. With his roots seated deep in the truest form of country music, Bernie attributes his selection and conviction with his songs to his closeness with country’s […]

Rey, Margo

Margo Rey is a singer, songwriter, producer, arranger and co-founder of the L.A. based independent record label, Organica Music Group which bears the same name as her self defined musical genre, Organica. Margo defines Organica as a ferociously nuanced hybrid of Adult Alternative Pop (AAA) music with deep roots and grooves in Jazz and Rock […]

Schuyler, Thom

Thom Schuyler has been an integral part of the music community since arriving in Nashville in 1978.  His immediate and significant success in the field of songwriting afforded him further opportunities as a recording artist, music publisher, record label executive and community leader. Thom’s career-long affiliation with BMI has rewarded him with an impressive list […]

Shepherd, Thom

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. […]

Whyte, Bill

Songs recorded by Hillary Scott, Joe Nichols, Cledus T. Judd, Ray Stevens, Brady Seals, Linda Davis, Brooke and Darin Aldridge and many others. Had a recent number one bluegrass-gospel song “He’s A Coming” recorded by Darin and Brooke Aldridge and had a Trop Rock Song of The Year recorded and co-written with Gulf Coast favorite […]