“The Past, Present, and Future of Country Music”
“To listen to Dwain Messer is to hear the past, present, and future of country music wrapped up in one extraordinary expressive voice. I believe in this guy. When you hear him, you will too. Kentucky strikes again.” - - Robert K. Oermann
“A natural hillbilly heart singer.”
(Music Row Magazine Oct. 2003) (Robert K. Oermann journalist)
A native of Olive Hill, Kentucky, Dwain Messer has had a life long passion for music. He started studying music in grade school and then actively pursued music while in high school by playing with various bluegrass and country bands. He also performed gospel music in a group with his mother, father, and other family members. But, he always nourished a real love for country music, and after graduating from Morehead State University, he formed his own band and began performing his own written music.
During the past seven years, Dwain has performed in front of audiences as large as 30,000 people while opening for a number of nationally known country acts, including Lee Ann Womack, Kenny Chesney, Terri Clark, Clay Walker, Bryan White, Ricky Van Shelton, Gene Watson, T. Graham Brown, Exile and others. Along the way his fan base has grown dramatically and internationally. His fan base stretches from Mexico to Illinois to Beijing. He continues to write his own songs and performs weekly in the tri-state area.
Influenced by artists such as Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, Ricky Skaggs, Keith Whitley, and the Beatles. Dwain was one of only eight contestants in America to be selected for The Family Channels Wild Wild West and Atlantic Records search for new talent.
DWAIN’S PERSONAL COMMENT
“This has become a journey that has been fun and memorable and I’m still trekking on and meeting many wonderful people, songwriters, artists, and the people from the Nashville community who work so hard in this business. Along the way I’m happy to say I’ve developed some great friends who’ve also become fans of my music. I believe this journey will continue to advance my music and my dreams into reality.”
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