Singer/songwriter who plays guitar and fronts a band called Whiskey Bent that opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd in January. He was a successful contestant in the 2009 “Colgate Country Showdown,” eventually being named the “Best New Country Act in Nebraska.” He and his band have played alongside national acts such as Rodney Atkins and Trent Tomlinson, to name just two. They play on the fair and festival circuit and have put out a couple releases, while he released a solo project last November that was recorded in Nashville.
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Originally from Paris, this international opera and Broadway singer, actor, producer, and recording artist has a performance coming up at Carnegie Hall. Also an arranger, jazz pianist, and songwriter, he has performed in some of the biggest and most revered venues around the world, ranging from Times Square in New York to Wembley Stadium in London. His latest album was released last November and was entirely composed, performed, arranged, and produced by himself. He has extensive credits on IMDB and was evenly recently invited by AOL to an event with Pharrell Williams.
One-third of the pop trio The Scheme. The video for their first track got close to 400 thousand views on YouTube and another currently has over 100 thousand views so far. They are a truly international act, with members being made up of two Brits and one American, being based in London and Berlin, and having spent time here in the U.S. ABC Family picked up one of their songs and they’re working on new music, with a projected (EP) release date of late July.
This duo has released 13 CDs. Their newest, “True,” was just released last month and earned praise from the legendary Aaron Neville. They have gotten radio airplay and TV and film placements and won numerous awards, plus they have been on the Grammy ballot. They are planning to go to the Netherlands in September and maybe France, Germany, and England while they’re in Europe. They teach a number of music business courses at colleges. Based in Oregon, she’s Canadian, he’s British.
Singer/songwriter who plays guitar and heads up indie-rock band The Agreeables, whose music is on radio station playlists ranging from Boston to Indiana to San Francisco. He has performed in the Los Angeles area, written two rock musicals, and produced, directed, and wrote a couple independent films. Plus, he is a former writer for such publications as the L.A. Times, Playboy, and ESPN Magazine, including having interviewed Dave Chappelle.
She has performed with Led Zeppelin, Ray Charles, George Benson, Luciano Pavarotti, and numerous other big names in music over her long career. A renowned violinist, she has performed with eleven orchestras across the U.S. and has taught at major universities. She has published 30 authoritative books and is an avid composer and has 14 more books that she’s in the process of writing. She has performed at Carnegie Hall and been featured in the New York Daily News.
A songwriter and workshops presenter who has also written a memoir and completed a sitcom pilot based loosely on her life. Among her many writing credits is music done with and for last year’s runner-up on “The Voice,” Meghan Linsey, who she also recently became the manager for. She is also a high-demand wardrobe stylist to artists, actors and other professionals and has been hired by many national brands. She also works as a production coordinator on film and video shoots.
A singer/songwriter who plays guitar, over the last three years he has averaged between 80 and 100 shows a year. He has opened for the likes of Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, and Brantley Gilbert, among others. He did an eight-song release in 2013, released singles in February and August of last year, and is working on new music now.
The runner-up last season on “The Voice.” Following that run her EP ‘Believer’ debuted at Number 6 on the iTunes Pop Chart. She also charted a Number 1 on the Billboard Christian chart with her rendition of “Amazing Grace.” Her resume also includes several nominations, including CMA, CMT, and even the Teen Choice Awards. She has been written about by national media including Rolling Stone magazine. In this interview she also talks about her involvement with charities and a new product line.
A singer, songwriter, producer, and actor who was submitted as a first-round Grammy ballot artist and was accepted. She has a hearty discography, with eleven releases over a ten-year period, and is presently producing, writing, arranging, and recording her next album. She has been in Broadway and off-Broadway productions and is a SAG and AFTRA member, with a number of TV and film credits. She has toured through Europe and the Americas as well as in Japan.