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Alan Bradford is a unique guitar player and an old soul singer/songwriter. A musician who can deliver hours of covers, as well as original songs; he is an all around entertainer who can “read the crowd” and cater the music to their desires. Whether in an assisted living, country club, bar room, local, national festivals or private house concert; his music is a wonderful addition to any gathering. Alan started playing music while growing up in New Jersey. In college in the early 70's, Alan had the opportunity to play with many touring professionals, two of whom became great influences: Harry Chapin and James Taylor. Alan’s love of music led him to write and record his own songs. His CD of original music, "From the Heart", is having great success.“Johnson’s Farm” and “Cowboy Heaven”, which are getting worldwide airtime. BMI (the international music licensing agency which represents Alan) has just informed him that his original songs are now being used in films, and television shows. ********Review For his CD "From the Heart"*********** “With Alan Bradford’s “From the Heart”, he shows us that he is a songwriter who refuses to look the other way - and in refusing to do so, he opens our eyes and ears to the world around us; the good, the bad, and the ever-changing. With the prose and passion of Pete Seeger, and Jim Croce's smooth vocal sincerity, Alan's songs memorialize all of life's wonders and challenges. You’ll never forget Alan after listening to "From the Heart"!” Dr. Bob Your Big Picture Cafe
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Born and raised in Springfield Massachusetts, independent artist and songwriter Alex Rohan has always had a passion for music. Growing up with a family full of musicians, Alex had an interest early on. He began singing at a very young age and from there taught himself how to play guitar. He started to perform for more than just his family. As a teenager, he started playing at local bars and restaurants where he gained a lot of his early musical experience. Rohan is not only a musician but also an esteemed song writer. His repertoire of original songs breaks barriers between genres through meaningful and expressive songwriting. His first solo EP entitled “Lancaster” debuted in 2021. Critics calling it a “mix of reggae and alternative” (Nantucket Inquire and Mirror), it includes “engulfing songs with intense instrumentals”. He also pays homage to other genres with songs of a country feel with folk inspired melodies. Beyond playing his own originals, Alex’s live performances include covers of artists such as Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. His solo shows include rhythmic and lead guitar riffs with live looping that engage the audience. His smooth, soulful vocals aid in the genre-bending artists’ ability to please the audience. When Rohan has the opportunity, he and his band The Alex Rohan Band, will bring the progressive jam-band feel while showcasing talented vocals and musicianship. As Alex continues to establish his own name, he has supported many other musicians, such as Mark Roberge of O.A.R., Jack Johnson, and Badfish a tribute to Sublime. As a growing musician, he began playing bigger venues as the headliner himself. He now plays upwards of 150 shows a year. Alongside bigger events, you can continue to find him at local establishments. Rohan feels some of the best energy is found at home continuing to support the community that supports him. New England is not the only place you will find Alex. His talent with both musicianship and songwriting has brought him across the country to different music festivals and events. He has had week long residencies in places like Nantucket playing for Cisco Brewery to Florida for Blast on the Bay Songwriters festival. He has appeared everywhere from casino stages to the Big E, one of the country’s biggest fairs. As a BMI songwriter, he has appeared alongside other artists including Chris Young, Jelly Roll, and Riley Green in the Key West Songwriters Festival. Alex has plans to continue traveling and releasing new music. His latest inspiration for his songwriting has been his growing family, as Rohan and his wife welcomed a daughter in late 2023.
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Bigg Vinny is a larger-than-life personality in the music industry, known for his commanding stage presence, infectious energy, and unparalleled charisma. Hailing from the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, Bigg Vinny is a force to be reckoned with, both on and off the stage. As a versatile musician and entertainer, Bigg Vinny's music defies easy categorization, blending elements of country, rock, and hip-hop to create a unique and electrifying sound. With a powerful voice that resonates with authenticity and emotion, he has captured the hearts of fans worldwide. Beyond his musical prowess, Bigg Vinny is a true storyteller, weaving tales of triumph, struggle, and resilience into his lyrics. His songs speak to the human experience, offering solace and inspiration to all who listen. Whether he's performing for a sold-out stadium crowd or an intimate venue, Bigg Vinny's passion for music is palpable and his performances unforgettable. Offstage, Bigg Vinny's larger-than-life personality shines through in his genuine and approachable demeanor. He is known for his dedication to his fans, his work ethic, and his commitment to spreading positivity and joy through his music. With a career marked by milestones and accolades, Bigg Vinny continues to push boundaries, challenge expectations, and leave an indelible mark on the music industry. From chart-topping hits to electrifying live performances, Bigg Vinny's impact on the world of music is undeniable, and his journey is far from over.
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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 Back (with James Taylor), Livin' It Up and This Night Won't Last Forever. Bill's album The Right Direction, co-produced with Robbie Dupree, enjoyed success in Europe and Japan with featured singles The Right Direction and Mr. O. He also established himself as a songwriter for other artists, with successes that span almost two decades. Over the years his resume includes cuts by an array of Pop and Country artists including Patti LaBelle, Jimmy Buffett, The Judds, Steve Wariner, The Temptations, Brooks & Dunn, Steve Goodman and Phoebe Snow, Peter Cetera and Tim McGraw, among others. An accomplished keyboardist and synthesist, LaBounty has worked in the studio with such artists as James Taylor, Jennifer Warnes, Patti LaBelle and Peter Cetera. In 1983, while working in Nashville, LaBounty met his wife, songwriter Beckie Foster, which led to a joint career in Nashville and L.A. and resulted in Steve Wariner's #1 record The Weekend and Peter Cetera's No Explanation, the end theme for the movie Pretty Woman. His hits include Robbie Dupree's Hot Rod Hearts, Michael Johnson's This Night Won't Last Forever, Steve Wariner's #1 records Lynda and I Got Dreams, Somewhere In The Vicinity Of The Heart (a Grammy-winning record by Alison Kraus and Shenandoah), Tanya Tucker and Delbert McClinton's Tell Me About It, Tequila Talkin' by Lonestar, the #1 Shenandoah single I Want To Be Loved Like That and Brooks & Dunn's Rock My World (Little Country Girl). To date, he has had over 100 songs recorded by other artists, resulting in 25 BMI Awards, including 10 Million Performance awards.
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Growing up in the suburbs of St. Louis, Bill Roemer was raised with the typical Midwest values of work hard/play hard. With more than 13 years in music, Bill plays more than 200 shows a year. From cruise ships to Nashville’s lower Broadway, Bill creates an atmosphere that is energetic and exciting for every music lover. Bill’s catalog of roughly 2,000 cover songs, from every genre, is woven into his writing style and has truly influenced his sound. His latest release, “Better Out Here,” is a perfect representation of who Bill is - just a hunting, fishing, small-town country boy who loves writing songs.
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Powerful vocals, gripping Southern rock, and gritty, heartfelt performances have defined Billy McKnight’s writing and performance since the very beginning. Spanning an eclectic array of musical tastes, influences, and styles combined with diverse life experiences, Billy’s music and his Florida-based band Soul Circus Cowboys is the band to watch in 2024 and beyond. Produced by Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter Frank Myers, Billy McKnight presents larger-than-life performances and gasoline-drenched Southern Rock shows. His work captures a diverse collection of sounds, styles, and captivatingly well-told stories, including three Billboard charting songs, “Tailgate Country,” “I Can’t Imagine,” and “I Stand.” He topped the Country Music Channel video charts with Soul Circus Cowboys’ music videos “I Stand,” and subsequent video releases “Sit on a Beach,” “Knowing that Girl,” and “Last Train Running” have been featured on the Heartland Network and Country Music TV as well. Soul Circus Cowboys can found on all streaming platforms, YouTube, and TouchTunes jukeboxes, with millions of plays worldwide. Thoroughly genuine. Phenomenally talented. That’s Billy McKnight.
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CMA, ACM & Grammy nominee, Bobby Tomberlin, was raised in Luverne, Al, where he was a disc jockey at the age of 11, interviewing icons like Johnny Cash, Waylon and Tammy Wynette. Bobby was discovered by Mel Tillis and recently celebrated his 26th year as a staff songwriter for CURB Word Music. Bobby co-wrote "One More Day", recorded by Diamond Rio, Darryl Worley’s Top 10 hit, "A Good Day To Run” and the new Willie Nelson/Barbra Streisand single, “I’d Want It To Be You”. Bobby has also had songs recorded by Blake Shelton, Faith Hill, Josh Turner, Kenny Rogers, Joe Nichols, Dolly Parton, Rodney Atkins, Joe Diffie, Dylan Scott, Pam Tillis, Mo Pitney, Jamey Johnson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chris Young, The Oak Ridge Boys, Thompson Square, Bill Anderson, actor Chris Pine, Moe Bandy, Craig Morgan, Terri Clark, John Schneider, Lee Greenwood, Bobby Bare, Jeannie Seely, Steve Wariner, Rhonda Vincent and many others. Bobby was one of the cast members of the CMT hit series, The Singing Bee, for four seasons and has appeared on numerous television shows including Country’s Family Reunion, Opry Backstage and Authentic America. Bobby has also been featured in several films including Wheeler, co starring Kris Kristofferson and Stephen Dorff. Bobby’s 2016 release, Out Of Road, featured guest vocals by Vince Gill, Bill Anderson and Bobby Bare. Like his current single, Bobby really has lived Country Music.
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Brad, an Orlando native, relocated to Nashville, Tennessee in 2017 to pursue a career as a songwriter. His unique style, heavily influenced by the Rock music of his youth, is combined with the sincere lyrics Country music is known for. Brad has written numerous songs that have been picked up by various Nashville recording artists, including his latest, “Hey Whiskey”, which is featured on Tim McGraw’s current album “Standing Room Only” as well as “I Could Use One”, recorded by Tracy Lawrence, that will be on his upcoming EP “Out Here In It” due out in June 2024. Along with songwriting, soon after arriving in Music City Brad formed a band with fellow songwriter and Connecticut native Kyle James called The Walk-Ons. Their debut EP “Famous by Association” landed at #8 on the iTunes Country Music Chart, and they’re currently preparing for their next release scheduled for 2024.
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It’s hard to deny the pure talent and passion for her craft that is clearly the driving force behind many of artist Bridgette Tatum’s high profile career milestones. In 2009, this native of Florence, South Carolina, co-wrote the Most Played Song on Country radio stations across the United States. A tremendous achievement for any songwriter, the song, “She’s Country” (recorded and released by Platinum-selling country superstar Jason Aldean), held the #1 position on the chart for two consecutive weeks, reached two million plays, and out sold every genres ringtones, all of which are rare accomplishments, as well. In 2010, Tatum’s song, “Loud” was selected as the Official Theme Song for ACC Football’s 2010 Season. This fast-paced anthem celebrates the excitement and energy of ACC Football, captured in a raucous music video that was seen in all ACC Markets, resulting in exposure for Bridgette totaling over 27 million households. Add to these accolades Tatum’s own Album released on itunes, her single releases (I like my Cowboy’s Dirty, That’s Love Y’all, Hillbilly Rockstar) and her current Gretchen Wilson single (Summertime Town from “Ready to get Rowdy”), her recent Randy Houser (Fired Up 2016), Kristy Lee Cook (Lookin’ for a Cowgirl), The Farm, and George Clinton cuts, you have the makings of a woman building a sustainable music career for a lifetime of success. Bridgette has also produced “The Lockets”, a new fresh duo sound for country music, and currently is in production as well as a member of Uncle Si & The Sicotics. While Bridgette continues to create music, she balances it with her charitable work within The Charley Foundation (www.charleyfoundation.org), and donating her time and talents to various charities around the Middle Tennessee area. “If it's real and you are making it honest, that's what people want to hear.” With unfailing honesty and a penchant for risk-taking, Bridgette Tatum is storming the scene on her own terms and winning fans at every turn.