Dallas/Fort Worth area premier, professional, outstanding, AWARD-WINNING, Country/Americana vocalist/guitarist who first performed professionally at the age of 17. Performs with acoustic guitar and WITH or WITHOUT pre-recorded tracks. EXTENSIVE PLAYLIST with a variety of songs including:
* TRADITIONAL, TEXAS, RED DIRT, CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY with styles ranging from legendary country performers such as
George Strait, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Conway Twitty
to current artists such as Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson, Jon Pardi, Eric Church.
* 50's (Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers)
* 60's (The Beatles, Credence Clearwater)
* 70's - 80's (The Eagles, Rolling Stones, Bob Seger, James Taylor, John Denver
* SOUTHERN ROCK (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker Band, Allman Brothers)
* RHYTHM & BLUES (Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn)
* Also Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Frank Sinatra.
* If your event calls for some TROP-ROCK ISLAND SOUNDS, I also have a full repertoire of Jimmy Buffett songs.
* Also do several ORIGINAL selections as well as "COWBOY/WESTERN" tunes.
Several awards including Future Farmers of America Texas State Talent winner, First Place Male Vocalist WBAP Radio High School Talent Search, Byron Haynie Band voted one of the Top Ten Bands in Texas in 1986, Winner-GMC/True Value Country Music Showdown (Phoenix, Arizona).
CLIENTS and VENUES include:
Ross Perot, Liza Minelli, actor Barry Corbin, Dallas Cowboy greats Bob Lilly, Chuck Howley, and Lee Roy Jordan. Billy Bob's Texas, The State Fair of Texas, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (Oklahoma City), Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival, Denton Arts & Jazz Festival, Eddie Deen's The Ranch, British Airways, Nokia Corporation, CTX Mortgage, John Deere Corporation, BNSF Railroad, Honda/Acura Corporation, McKesson Corporation, Texas Instruments, Applied Power Electronics. University of Texas Alumni Association, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Bluebird Cafe ( Nashville ), Sagebrush Inn ( Taos, New Mexico ), Hilton Resorts ( Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona ). Strater Hotel of Durango, Colorado, Four Season Resorts, Holiday Inn Corporation, DFW Hyatt Regency, Marriott at Horseshoe Bay Resort, The Hula Hut, Austin Texas; Hilton Anatole, Veterans Of Foreign Wars, Dallas Athletic Club, Southfork Ranch, Cattle Baron's Ball of Dallas. Alliance Airport Executive Club, Safari Club International, Los Vaqueros Riding Club of Phoenix, Wits End Dude Ranch (Durango, Colorado), and many other Corporate and Private events, Chambers Of Commerce, weddings, rehearsal dinners, anniversary's, birthday parties, Christmas parties, Chili Cookoffs, Trade Shows, Trail Rides, Civic Functions.
I have several different state-of-the-art sound systems that will allow me to perform for a large number of guest to just a few. High quality components from companies such as Bose, Mackie, ElectroVoice, Shure, QSC, Martin, Takemine. I'm able to deliver a full, rich, high fidelity sound without having to play at a high volume. ( I know that people like to talk to each other without having to shout ). I AM VERY VOLUME CONSCIENCE!
ALSO: I can perform as a DUO, TRIO, or with my band FASTER HORSES. Please check out FASTER HORSES Gig Masters site.
No matter what the event you may have, if it's mostly country you want, then I'm the entertainer for the you. My music is very danceable and easy to listen to. Line Dancing to waltzes to your wedding's first dance, I've got you covered. I absolutely love to play and sing and know I can make your event a special one.