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My name is Walter Jason Hoyt V, I have lived a lot of places around Northern California always having a dog by my side and good horse to ride. Growing up money was always something that was needed, so there are not many jobs I have turned down. From working on car lots, running cows and driving truck in Wyoming, working in grape fields at the age of twelve and too many others to list. I got a college degree and now have created some stability in my life to be able to play my music. I hope you enjoy my songs and have a good day.
Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts
"Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts bring forth new energy to country music fans who love the heroes and outlaws of old. Influenced by the songs and personalities of legends like Waylon, Willie and Johnny Cash and driven with a deep love for blazing guitars, gritty lap steel and lightning fiddle, the band is a beacon for the next generation of classic hearts. You’ll hear Nashville sounds and new country twists for sure, they’re just cut apart and patched into the bedroll of Western cowboy ridin’ hard to beat the posse. This is Modern Outlaw Country.
Winner ""Best Country Band, 2015"" - Westword Music Showcase Awards
Winner ""Best Country Band, 2014"" - Rocky Mountain Battle of the Bands"
Tim Zach is that guy who used to sip beers at your local bar on open mic night. Ball cap pulled down over his eyes. Killing the crowd with that smooth baritone voice. The guy who entered contests for the hell of it – and always won.
“I never had any ambition to become a musician when I was in high school,” admits The Whiskey Bent Band front man. “Playing in a band didn’t enter my mind. I just sang for fun. At that point in my life I was pretty focused on sports.”
Zach was exposed to country music at a young age. His dad, Frank, was a big Alabama fan and the two would drive on Highway 13 near Zach’s hometown of Glidden, Wisconsin, singing along to “The Closer You Get.”
“That’s still one of my fondest memories,” Zach says.
Zach didn’t get serious about performing until 20 years later. Even then, his career as a musician happened almost by accident.
Some friends convinced him to enter the “Colgate Country Showdown” singing competition in 2009. A demo tape landed him a live performance, which led to being named the “Best New Country Act in Nebraska”.
Zach’s run in the contest ended at regional competition in Albuquerque, N.M. “But it’s where my career as an entertainer would begin.”
The Whiskey Bent Band formed in 2009, but success didn’t come quickly. In fact, the band actually paid a small Nebraska bar $175 to rent the place and play its first gig.
“We called all of our friends, invited them to Third Base Bar in St. Libory and played a 45-minute set for them – because we didn’t know any more songs than that,” recalls Zach, who moved to Nebraska in 2003 and now lives in Loup City.
‘COUNTRY WITH CRUNCH’
Known for its high-energy shows, tight instrumentals and Zach’s strong vocals, Whiskey Bent is a five-man country rock band based in central Nebraska.
In addition to Zach, Whiskey Bent is made up of Jeff Westwood (guitar), Jeff Wilson (drums), Joe Parr (guitar, mandolin, harmonica) and John Victory (bass). Westwood and Wilson have been with the band since it formed in 2009.
Kevin Galvan is Whiskey Bent’s tour manager, sound tech and merchandise manager.
Whiskey Bent writes and performs its own music and covers a variety of top artists that include Eric Church, Toby Keith, Jake Owen, Gary Allan and Johnny Cash.
“Garth Brooks meets Metallica. We’re country with crunch,” explains Zach. “We like to push the limits with songs and bring a rock attitude to every song we play.”
In 2010, Whiskey Bent played at Nebraska’s popular Comstock Windmill Festival alongside national acts Clay Walker, Rodney Atkins, Trent Tomlinson and Emerson Drive. That appearance launched a relationship in 2011 with Kearney-based radio station Nebraska’s Hot Country Y102 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which led to the first of many benefit concerts to raise money to fight childhood cancer.
Whiskey Bent solidified itself in the Midwest music scene in 2012. The band opened for legend Collin Raye while also playing shows with national acts such as Justin Moore, Ronnie Milsap and the Casey Donahew Band.
FIRST ALBUM RELEASED
Zach and his band mates also began writing and performing their own songs in 2012, beginning with the debut single “On The River,” which quickly became a top request on local country radio. Whiskey Bent followed that single with “Every Bar’s Got One” and released four songs on its first EP.
In 2013, with its EP gaining momentum and increased airplay, Whiskey Bent expanded its fan base by booking shows beyond it’s Nebraska roots, playing in surrounding states such as Iowa, South Dakota and others. The band also increased its national presence, opening and playing alongside The Lost Trailers, Jerrod Niemann and Jake Owen.
Whiskey Bent is currently in its busiest year of touring, playing more than 80 live shows in 2014. In addition to being one of the most sought-after club bands in the Midwest, Whiskey Bent is a regular on the summer county fair and country music festival circuit, including the popular Kicker Country Stampede in Manhattan, Kans.
Riding the success of its first EP, the band also released its first full-length album in July 2014, which includes eight original songs. In May, Zach spent time at Station West studio in Nashville where he co-wrote and recorded “Like Him” – a song about his grandfather – as part of a solo project released in November 2015.
- Born and raised in Scottsdale, AZ.
- Started entertainment career as a child actor, starring in over 30 national commercials for companies like Toys R Us, Captain Crunch cereal, Slip & Slide, Chevrolet and more.
- Luge has opened for superstar artists including Merle Haggard, Brad Paisley, Eric Church, Chris Ledoux, Neal McCoy, Martina McBride, Montgomery Gentry and many more.
- Currently performing over 150 shows a year across Arizona, Texas, Tennessee and New Mexico.
- Hosts a live broadcast on facebook every Wednesday night where he performs his original music and take requests from fans.
- Music available on iTunes, Pandora, Spotify
Renea Roberts was born in Kentucky but grew up in Delbarton, a small town in West Virginia. Both states are known for their deep roots in music and, without a doubt, those roots found their way to Renea’s core at a young age.
Armed with a strengthened confidence, an undying love for music, and a tremendous work ethic, Renea began to explore the possibility of a career as a country music recording artist. She began singing on every stage possible and was fortunate enough to meet local talent agent, John Carlin, of Lyrick Promotions. Carlin helped create more opportunities for her to perform and at one of those performances, Renea crossed paths with Bernard Porter, President and Founder of PCG Nashville-The Science of Artist Development. Porter was very impressed with Renea and invited her to sign as an Emerging Artist with the leading artist development company in the nation. Renea accepted the invitation and began her intense training in Nashville, Tennessee.
Renea Roberts is the complete package. She is naturally beautiful, incredibly talented, intelligent, and country to her core. She’s a girl with a guitar and a notebook full of songs waiting to be heard.
Born and raised in San Diego, but with roots deep in the heart of Louisiana, Rob's music brings together a pop/country vibe with a soulful edge that is a refreshing new sound in today's music scene. His music is a sunset on a SoCal beach mixed with a home cooked meal on mama's front porch.
With humble beginnings of playing open mic nights and coffeeshop venues, Rob's engaging performances and heartfelt lyrics landed him in the studio and on stage with music giants such as Brian McKnight and Kenny Chesney. Having gathered inspiration from Keith Urban, John Mayer, and Need To Breathe, Rob has a unique style and persona that is captivating while remaining accessible and relatable to his audience. Whether he is performing in an amphitheater or a stripped down acoustic venue, Rob knows how to keep an audience of all ages engaged with song and story.
Paige Johnson is a female country singer/songwriter who values the roots of country music, and she hopes to preserve those roots with her own music. She is a sophomore at Belmont University in Nashville, TN where she is majoring in Music Business in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business. Paige grew up in Angier, NC where she began music lessons when she was five years old and began playing guitar a couple years later. She has performed for many local organizations, churches, NC congressional representatives, the Carolina Mudcats baseball team, Harnett Regional Agricultural Fair, Angier High School Mega Reunion, Lillington Voice, Relay for Life and the Johnston Community College Country Music Showcase, but her most recent performance allowed her to share the stage with country artists Scotty McCreery and James Otto. Paige also began the “Country on the Outskirts of Town” Country Music Dinner Theater in Angier, NC in 2012 and continues to produce and perform in those shows throughout the year.
Yurby is a Dominican American Singer song writer
In her music you can hear influences from Folk rock/blues/alternative rock and R&B.
"Growing up in The Bronx I found many different Musical influences and my music is a melting pot of all that goodness"
“Believe in something beautiful & have the faith to let it grow.” Quoting a line straight from one of Josh’s songs entitled, ""It Stays The Same"", is like looking into the heart of the singer/songwriter. Covered with tattoos that read like a roadmap of his life to this point…a life lined with more heartbreak, rejection, & breakups than he wants to remember but also filled with so many once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including multiple national tours, recording in million dollar studios, and meeting some of the coolest people and diehard fans along the way. The story of Sinclair is simple…follow a dream and NEVER give up. With this mentality, Josh has persevered and grown in his songwriting, which has touched thousands of lives coast-to-coast, from NYC to Los Angeles, Alaska to Texas and all states in between, while crashing on more cold floors and dirty couches than he can count, all to pursue the passion that he loves.
Growing up in Des Moines, Iowa, Josh picked up the guitar at the age of 10 and took lessons for a few years. He was in and out of bands throughout high school and into college when he and his brother, Nicholas, teamed up to form the pop/rock duo, Little Mojo. It was during that time that this White Stripes-meets-Hanson duo forged their own identity, started writing and releasing original albums, and booking national tours, all on their own. This eventually led to 3 different record deals over a 6 year time span with Mutiny 2K Records NYC, PlayTyme Entertainment, and Dreammakers Music. They spent countless hours in various New York City studios, releasing 2 EP’s and a live album as well as a full-length record that got shelved, but even that didn’t deter the drive that Josh had to keep moving forward.
After being released from Dreammakers Music, Josh went on to form the power-pop trio Hollywood Burnout. They signed a deal with Reform Records (NYC) & released a self-titled EP in 2010. This was also at a time when Josh & his brother signed a developmental deal with Universal Motown to write & record another EP. They worked with renowned songwriter & producer Kenny Gioia (Marcy Playground, Cute Is What We Aim For, Ingrid Michaelson, Mandy Moore) and the project was overseen by record mogul, Shep Goodman. They did a few showcases for Sylvia Rhone at Universal, various A&R at Atlantic, and some other majors but nothing landed the “big” one. After a live performance on national television at the MDA Telethon in Las Vegas in late 2011, Josh decided to pursue a more active role as a singer/songwriter & Hollywood Burnout began to scale down their performances to only a few times a year.
Josh started to land countless song placements in national tv and film over the next few years including NBC & MTV, and he continued to build his repertoire and hone his songwriting during this time. He released a couple of alt/country records with his new band Dakota Park, comprised of his wife at the time, and they built a strong and loyal following in and around the Midwest. After a painful divorce in early 2016, which ultimately ended Dakota Park, Josh turned to focusing on getting through that difficult time by writing and also revisiting some old songs that never saw the light of day. Songs that he had written almost 10 years ago somehow seemed to fit the exact feelings and emotions he was currently going through. He always said that he wrote better breakup songs than love songs. The result was his first ever solo record entitled, ""LOVE HATE,"" which was released nationwide in April 2016.
15 songs that tug at the heartstrings while spitting in the face of love. LOVE HATE will take you on a journey of emotions. With songs ranging in styles from pop to alternative to crossover country, Sinclair is on the edge of something special. He continues to expand in his writing and conquer critics with his passionate songs of breakups, heartache, and hope. Hold on for the ride & experience an artist whose style is comparable to Ryan Adams, Dashboard Confessional, American Bang, etc. In addition, his live performance also incorporates real-time looping in the same vein as Howie Day & Ed Sheeran.
Rock n Roll, JOSH
I am a CMA Fest performer and chart topper on the up and comer chart with the Iceman. I am playing multiple shows a week and am a true country girl. (I've ridden my horse to work lol) Country music is my home.
I am a country artist and songwriter who has been in Nashville 7 years. I am a fulltime musician and single mom so those two things keep me busy! I write music that moves ppl or I attempt to. I think music has the power to heal and bring back joy into lives. It is my heart and that is where I sing and write from. The video attached is called good as gold. Here the live video link to the song with my son in it. It will give you a better feel for my song and my guitar is pitchy because my son kept moving the knobs lol. The video link in the slot below is the recorded version.So hope you like it!
15 year old singer/song writer from Bakersfield, Ca.
Lives on working hsorse ranch. Show Reining Horses.
Has recorded four originals in Nashville one of which we are submitting.
We are the Jacob Morris Band from Chandler, Arizona. 19 year-old Jacob Morris and company have come together to create a blend of traditional and modern country music. The JMB have experienced success in AZ through the release of Jacob's solo debut EP, "Reap What You Sow" and Jacob's song "Storm" which was a dedication to the suicide of Marcus Wheeler in 2015. They have performed at the Ostrich Festival, headlined the 2016 Glendale Glitter and Glow Block Party which drew 100,000 people. Most recently they worked with Kimes Ranch Apparel for a corporate event in Flagstaff, AZ. The band is currently working on a brand new EP to be released in the winter. The attached video is a live performance of a new original song "Ain't Got a Clue" at the Kimes Ranch event this past weekend in Flagstaff.
The Bare Hambones
The Bare Hambones consider themselves a roots band. They bring to the stage a blend of bluegrass, rockabilly, outlaw country, and rock music. With country and rockabilly rhythms from the bass and piano, mandolin picking for melodies, acoustic guitar filling in the sound between, and creative, lively drums, the room is filled with energy when The Bare Hambones play.
TIM LARSEN - PIANO PLAYER, SINGER
Tim Larsen has been hacking away at the piano since he was about 12 years old. Never had a lesson, can't read music (which he refers to as 'the dots on the page'), and very much dislikes being referred to as a keyboard player. And for god sake, don't suggest that he play a keytar. He's simply just a piano player.
Tim started The Bare Hambones as a way to have a great birthday party. He got in touch with Brad Riverdahl and the Hambones original bass player, Tim Konn and the idea sounded good enough for the guys to agree to sit in for the night. Tim's friend Michael Brown had been playing an acoustic guitar for awhile, so he and lead guitar player Johnny Wilson rounded out the initial lineup for the birthday show. After that night, Tim Larsen, Mike Brown and Brad Riverdahl wanted to keep the ball rolling, so they reached out to the internet and found Tony Kubicek and Mike Marshall, and The Bare Hambones were ready to start playing shows, writing songs, and recording.
When The Bare Hambones played that initial show, it was the first night since 1992 that Tim sang a lead vocal. He's still working on getting over the nerves from that night. He does tend to shy away from attention...
MICHAEL BROWN - ACOUSTIC GUITAR
""Ladies and Gentlemen, Michael Brown"" plays an acoustic guitar. He rounds out the sound while the other guys are picking away at notes and melodies. Mike Brown was playing solo at open mic nights before The Bare Hambones came along. He is frequently the glue that holds the creative element together. When the band has an issue with a line or naming a song, Mike brown comes through every time.
BRAD RIVERDAHL - DRUMS
Brad Riverdahl has played drums in a spectrum of genres over the last 20 years. In the late 90's, he toured with a pop punk band called The Amazing Transparent Man. Through most of the 2000's he and Tim Larsen played together in The Psychobilly Kadillaks, an insurgent country band. Rounding out the 2000's and into the 10's, Brad played in an Iron Maiden Tribute band, and here he is pulled back toward the roots music with The Bare Hambones. It is Brad Riverdahl's drums that put the foot in the ass of this band's music.
TONY KUBICEK - BASS
Tony Kubicek is an outstanding musician. If you name a song, he'll start playing it within moments. Trained as a jazz guitarist, he loves playing his 5-string bass. He is the foundation of The Bare Hambones sound. His timing is spot on. His rhythms are solid, yet creative, and his harmonies make the bands vocals something to remember.
MIKE MARSHALL - MANDOLIN
Mike Marshall is the lead player The Bare Hambones were looking for. The last member to enter the band, Mike Marshall brings with him a lot of bluegrass experience from the Pacific Northwest. His picking style brings a whole new roots feel to the Hambones rhythm, and his lead work is worth the listen. Mike Marshall and Tim Larsen share a lot of the songwriting time together.
Chad Bushnell is a country music singer from Red Bluff, California. Influenced by traditional country singers such as Dwight Yoakam and Vince Gill and contemporary country artists like Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan, he has a unique, newer country sound with a Bakersfield and 80’s rock twist. He has a two song EP out titled “What They Ain’t Tellin’ Us” that was produced at Merle Haggard’s studio by Ace Otten. It features Merle Haggard’s son Ben Haggard on lead guitar and backing vocals. Chad co-wrote the songs with some of the best song writers in the business including Ace Otten and Tony Stampley. The EP is available at all of Chad’s shows and most online music stores.
He and his 4-piece band tour throughout the western states performing an energetic mix of both originals and country music covers. Chad is well-known for his song called “Big Ol’ Country Girl” and doing his Elvis impersonations in the middle of his shows. He works as a farrier during the week and competes in rodeos as both a steer wrestler and team roper. He has opened for big names in the industry including Scotty McCreery, Lee Brice, Tracy Lawrence, Billy Currington, Mark Wills, Collin Raye, Mark Chesnutt, Jerrod Neimann, Tyler Farr, Exile and makes frequent trips to Nashville to work with Teddy Gentry from the Alabama Band.
His parents have been the biggest supporters of his music and he thanks his little sister for keeping him grounded. He thanks God for all he has done for him. He also enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his girlfriend, friends and family. He is a graduate of Chico State University with a degree in Business Administration. His biggest influences are Vince Gill, Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Alabama, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Brooks and Dunn and many others.
Chad gives a special thanks to his fans and everyone who supports his music.
Lauren Fitts is a country singer-songwriter out of Pinehurst, NC. Her main influences are Reba, Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, & Miranda Lambert. At 12 years old, she got her first guitar and immediately fell in love with songwriting. Over the years, Lauren has performed all around the Southeast at different festivals, churches, & special events. She is now performing regularly around the Carolinas with hopes of someday (soon) moving out to Nashville to pursue he dream. Recently, she had the opportunity of performing her original song "Home" at The Bluebird Cafe, which has been a dream of hers since she picked up her first guitar.
Looks are deceiving as power house vocals roar off the stage from the
petite, small town, pop country singer-songwriter, Laura Walsh, while
delivering one of her captivating performances with pure strength and
Declared the soloist winner of the 2014 Alice Cooper Proof is in the
Pudding talent search, Laura added pop country to the lineup at Comerica
Theater as she shared the stage with some of rocks biggest legends
including Alice Cooper himself at the annual Alice Cooper’s Christmas
Pudding concert. Not foreign to large shows and festivals, Laura has
performed with other national rock and country acts including the Arizona
Liquid Sol Music Festival, with the likes of Train, The All-American
Rejects, Buck Cherry, Tonic, and at the Country Thunder festivals in
Arizona and Wisconsin with headliners such as Jason Aldean, Brantley
Gilbert, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan and
more. In conjunction with these, Laura has shared the stage and opened for
artists such as Hunter Hayes, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Eli Young Band,
Chris Cagle, Craig Campbell, Sugarland, Jerrod Neimann, Dustin Lynch,
Frankie Ballard, Jimmy Wayne, Jessi Colter, and The Swon Brothers among
Laura - a solid songwriter in her own right - released her debut album
""Take Your Time"" featuring her original singles ""Hit and Run"", ""How Many
Days"", and the title track ""Take Your Time"" which landed local airplay on
Arizona's biggest country music radio stations and national television
exposure from ZUUS Country promoting the music video to her original
single ""How Many Days"".
As a solo artist, Laura has performed in front of thousands of sports fans
and shared the stage with some well know artist in front of thousands of
country fans as well as music lovers in general. As further testament to
her vocal abilities Laura has become a regular singer at major sports
arenas from Patriotic performances of our country's National Anthem at
NHL, MLB and NBA games to performing halftime shows at NBA games and
concerts at new MLB facilities.
Whether in front of a crowd of 50 or 50,000, Laura takes command of the
stage through pure strength and passion. She brings powerful vocals and a
gentle grasp of the human spirit to captivate the hearts and minds of her
audiences. She is for the people, and she is on the rise: pop country
singer songwriter Laura Walsh.
Matt & Connie
Matt and Connie have both been singing since their early childhood years. They have sang with club bands and have been on stage in Branson, MO. And most recently they have just completed 7 plus years of leading worship music in their church in Kearney, MO.
They may never be the next ""big thing"". But they love music, love people and love to share their talents in order to bring a little happiness to others.
And.... They just couldn't say no to Ashley McCloney when she asked them to enter this contest. She is a real champion of hope.
Caroline Dare is a 15 year old NC/Nashville, TN based singer/songwriter. She has been recognized by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) as ""One to Watch"" for being a songwriter on the rise. In April 2015 and June 2016, she was featured as the Taylor Guitars ""Player and Video of the Week"".
She performs both acoustically and with her full band primarily in NC, SC, and Nashville and has played notable venues such as Downtown Disney (Orlando, Fl), The Bluebird Cafe & The Commodore Grille (Nashville, TN), Eddie's Attic (Atlanta, GA), MerleFest (Wilkesboro, NC), The Evening Muse, Whisky River, The Coca Cola 600 Speed Street Festival (Charlotte, NC) and Johnny & June's (Winston-Salem, NC)
Caroline is involved with many charitable events including Tunes for Tots, March of Dimes, and her local Children's Hospital and Humane Society.
Heather Jeanette is a singer/songwriter from Virginia Beach, VA and currently residing in Los Angeles, CA where she has written with Selena Gomez, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Derulo and Madison Beer.
Jerica Paliga recently was the winner of a iheart Radio singing competition.She took the win over a 1000 artist entry. The contest judging was based on listeners voting for her song Crazy For You and a 2 round live showcase at the Old Crow both locations. The winning artist received the opportunity to play at Country Thunder Music Festival opening for Super Star Eric Church. This event is one of the largest Country Music Festival in America.
The producers of Country Thunder also invited her to play the industry after party and she was well received.
Jerica has been featured in The Times, Tribune, NWI Entertainer Magazine, and Panorama Magazine. She has performed live on numerous radio shows,She has been the on air topic of conversation by iheart Big Country Radio 95.5 celebrity DJ Alabama.
Here is even more information about Jerica.
Jerica Paliga, 21
Jerica learned how to play guitar at the age of 15. She was taught by Mike Bruccolari, former member of Hermans Hermits.
At 17 Jerica started writing her own songs, and by 18 she was playing the piano.
By 19 Jerica’s love for music, creative songwriting, original sound, and vocal talent found herself recording in Nashville with industry professionals:
Nir Zidkyahu, studio drummer for Blake Shelton, Pharrel, and Miranda Lambert.
Ana Hudgins touring background vocalist with Demi Lovato.
Tom Hurst, drummer, former member of Backstreet Boys.
John Marcus, bass player, original member of Dancehall Doctors and has played with Tim Mcgraw for over 20 years.
At age 21 Jerica currently is working with G4 Music Group Artists Development at the Spot Studios on new original tracks with the release of her new single Home and others to follow.
Please follow Jerica Paliga on Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
My name is Alec Petford and I am 22 year old from Tucson, AZ. Music has always meant the world to me but when I was 18 years old my parents got divorced and I spent that summer learning how to play the guitar. It was a way for me to focus on something else. I had full ride scholarships and plans on playing college sports but soon realized that music was my real passion and what I wanted to do. I've always loved how music can make you FEEL things. I have worked very hard at music and plan on making it my career. I have been incredibly blessed to have the support of family and many friends on this journey and can't wait to see where it goes. Please visit my website to see what I've been up to! Thank you all for the incredible support!
Lived in Alabama the majority of my life. Grew up in a small town called Grant, AL. One of those places with one caution light, one red light, and more cows than people. Graduated from the University of Alabama and now live in Birmingham, AL working as an Athletic Trainer and playing music at local venues in Alabama.
Diesel Drive is a country rock band from Southeastern MN who's been making a name for themselves in the Tri-state area. With only two years together under their belt, Diesel Drive has had made good use of their time releasing two singles making their rounds on the local radio stations and playing with the likes of Josh Thompson, Jon Pardi, and Sawyer Brown. www.diesledrivemn.com
“Miranda Lambert-like spunk” - Janet Goodman, Music News Nashville
Jessica Lynne, a sensational and rising country star and London Tone Music’s latest signing moved to the US from Denmark in 2010 and immediate took the scene. Compared to luminaries like Dolly Parton and Miranda Lambert Jessica Lynne has taken the Northwest by storm. She has already played legendary stages as the Gorge Amphitheater and the Triple Door, a natural step up from her being the Washington State Winner of the Texaco Country Showdown. Jessica just came back from Nashville with new recordings and with her highly anticipated 2016 “Catch Me If You Can” EP and a National Tour to follow it is clear we can expect big things from Jessica Lynne.
Angie Keilhauer is a Georgia-based international touring artist known for her time on NBC’s hit TV show, The Voice. Her most recent release ‘Wild’, funded by two years of nonstop touring, debuted on June 24th at #5 on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts and #1 on the same chart in El Salvador, the country she was born in. Keilhauer will be touring throughout the Summer and Fall to support the new album, find tour dates and ticket links on her website, AngieKeilhauer.com!
“There is something so undisciplined about the way you perform…you are WILD” -Blake Shelton
Country Singer/Songwriter Started Writing Seriously while working packing mules in the beautiful inspirational Bob Marshall Wilderness. Was Honored to win Song of the year for American Country Star 2014 in Nashville for "I Made Him Your Man". I am true blue country with my biggest inspiration being the late great Merle Haggard. I never do a show without including at least one of his classics.
Caitlin Koch is a singer/songwriter best known for her performances on the X Factor USA in 2011. She just released her first original EP "I Am Caitlin" last month and is scheduling a European tour come March 2017. Caitlin is scheduled to perform at International Country concert, Country2Country, in London, UK in March as part of her European tour. Caitlin's passions include rugby and reining. Caitlin grew up around horses and fell in love with reining when introduced to her longterm boyfriend, Travis Pufpaff, who has shown horses his entire life. She sang the National Anthem for numerous YRHA opening ceremonies and attends Congress every year. Caitlin wishes to continue to be a part of and support the sport locally and nationally. She currently lives and works in Nashville, TN where she is making her home in Soulful Country Music.
Zach Hinson is a Northwest born and bred country music artist, singer, song writer. He grew up in West Valley Yakima, Washington. Spending his years growing up camping, hunting and fishing with his family developed his desire to put emotion & experiences on paper & his guitar. As Zach became more interested in music, he found his home in country. Now Zach writes music that most can relate to. He stirs emotions with his rich country voice. Whether you have spent your whole life in the city or in the country. Take a listen to any of Zach Hinson's music and you will soon be swept away by his ability to make the listen feel the same emotion. We hope you enjoy the music and his journey to the top!
Zach Hinson is managed by Roslyn Music Group, LLC please email if you would like to book Zach firstname.lastname@example.org. Find Zach on Facebook for all his upcoming events.
Dirt Road Daisies
The name itself, Dirt Road Daisies, provides a beautiful vision of an open field of wild flowers down the long dirt road so many country music fans have grown up on. In the same manner, their band name also describes the soft and rough edges of its two daisies, Marci Mitchell and Holli Nicole Smith. Raised hundreds of miles apart and from different sides of the road, one with strong hometown roots and one who grew up a gypsy; these two girls found themselves in the heart of country music with the same star in their eyes and dream in their heart.
Marci Mitchell is from a small town in Nevada, MO. Nevada is much like most small towns in the mid-west and shaped the true, authentic country girl that is Marci. Marci’s fearless attitude, strong country roots and delightful stage presence have kept Marci performing on the road since she was 16. In addition to her quick wit and kind heart, Marci’s soulful southern voice resonates with all who hear her and provides a realness of a true country woman. Whether it’s a hard rocking country beat or a soulful slow song, you can hear the influences of Patty Loveless, Fleetwood Mac, Clay Walker and The Eagles. With hints of old country music legends, Marci has a sound all her own which people are immediately drawn toward.
Unlike Marci, Holli Nicole Smith was born and raised on Air Force bases throughout the world. She moved every year or two and had no true ""hometown"". But her moves brought on a strong sense of family, hard work and love of country. In high school, Holli’s wish came true and her Dad made a sacrifice in his career so she could finally call a place home in Abilene, TX. I guess you could say moving a lot shaped Holli, but Abilene got to her heart and she’s a proud Texas girl. Always being the new girl never stopped Holli from singing. She’s shared her gift with people around the world. Her unique vocal combination of southern soul, blues and old school country continues to delight people. Singing Patsy Cline, Tanya Tucker and Reba McEntire since she was a small child, Holli found her sound in the real country music of the past by singing stories with heart and passion.
In 2015, fate brought these two together when they were both asked to join an all girls group. The spark between Marci and Holli was instantaneous. Immediately these two began working together and quickly became the highly anticipated next great female duo in country music, Dirt Road Daisies. Like combing country greats Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline into one unique, powerful sound; their music is unlike anything else in today’s market. On their own these two women are strong but together they’re magic. Dirt Road Daisies: Real Women, Real Country Music.
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Voting will close August 29th, 2016 11:59 EST