This week's guest on The Midnight Madness Show is Michael Bradord.
Meg Williams performs frequently at venues across the country with her band, Meg Williams Band, as a solo/duo act, and as a guitarist for other artists. She recently competed in the 2019 International Blues Challenge (Memphis, TN), representing the Kentucky Blues Society, and was the house band director for the Women in Blues Showcase during the IBC's. Meg has additionally performed at the 2019 Ann Arbor Blues Fest with blues legend Benny Turner, the 2019 Tall City Blues Fest (Midland, TX), 2018 Venice Blues Festival (Venice, FL), RedGorilla Music Festival (Austin, TX), Blues Radio International during the BMA's (Memphis, TN), Knoxville’s WDVX Blue Plate Special, Tennessee Motorcycles & Music Revival Festival, & Loretta Lynn’s Ranch as an artist, and performed at Cheyenne Frontier Days & CMA Fest as a guitarist for other artists.
Meg’s newest blues-rock CD, 'Take Me As I Am: The Muscle Shoals Sessions' and her 2017 EP ‘Maybe Someday,’ have been played on SiriusXM’s Bluesville and radio stations world-wide – 'Take Me As I Am' has reached #27 on Top 50 Blues Album Charts & #9 on Top 50 Blues Rock Album Charts (Roots Music Report). Meg's song 'Little Bit of the Devil' reached #2 Top 50 Blues Rock songs & #9 Top Blues Song (Roots Music Report). Often compared to Susan Tedeschi and Bonnie Raitt, Meg’s guitar playing has captured the attention of listeners throughout Nashville and increasingly the US.
Meg is signed with Nola Blue Records and released her full length album, recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL, "Take Me As I Am: The Muscle Shoals Sessions" on April 19, 2019.
Hey All! My Name Is Randy Barnette..Im a Guitarist of 30+ years and studied at the Musicians Institute of Technology (GIT '91) In Hollywood Ca..
Im currently a Guitarist/Staff Writer for MC1 Nashville/Sony-Orchard.. I do approximately 4-5 Co-Writes a week and Accompany Singer/Songwriters for Live Shows and Writers Rounds..I also Accompany every Friday at a local venue here in Nashville called Belcourt Taps for a Writers Round called Russ and Friends from 5-7..Which is aired Live on Facebook and Broadcast on WFMC Internet Radio Worldwide to 50 Countries..Im also working on a Guitar Instrumental Ep called "Dreams" Its something a little different..Its a Relax/Sleep Ep..It will contain 5 melodic songs to help you Relax or sleep..Looking to release sometime this fall.
Music has allowed me to travel all over the United States and parts of Canada..Along with studio sessions I have also toured with many Cover and Original Bands..I have played the Nasty Rock Rooms to the "A" Hotel Circuits to 3,000 seat arena's to outdoor crowd's of 8,000 plus.. I have shared the stage and opened up for Act's as part of a Band or Trio such as: Frankie Ballard..Easton Corbin..Bob Wooten..Shooter Jennings with Waymore's Outlaws..Trace Adkins..The Casey Donahew Band..Josh Thompson..The Randy Rodgers Band..The Van Lears and Brian Davis for the Brantley Gilbert after show party..I have also worked with Two Major Labels on Developmental Deals playing guitar..I'm proud to be part of the MC1 Nashville/Sony-Orchard Family and I love to perform live here in Nashville accompanying so many amazing Artists weekly..I'm also a member of ASCAP and Owner of RB1 Publishing..I also enjoy teaching guitar and helping people..Next to God and Family Music is the most important thing in my Life :)
Johnny Garcia is this week's guest on the Midnight Madness Show.
Josh Morton and Adam Irish is this week's guest on the Midnight Madness Show.
EPK: Relative Harmony! Keeping it all in the family, Credenda consists of two siblings and their mom, all contributing to the songwriting.
Their music is reminiscent of a time when lyrics impacted a generation, bringing healing and hope for the future.
Genre defying, Credenda's signature sound of unique sibling harmonies is showcased in their original and compelling songs.
Currently based in Nashville.*Their debut EP is scheduled for release 27 February 2019
It started with Barbara who began songwriting as a young adult. She was heavily influenced by Bob Dylan, Larry Norman, and some jazz artists like Cleo Lane. She grew up being exposed to multiple genres, particularly jazz and rock n’ roll. After nursing school, she worked for a while in the UK and then applied for a job in California where she met her husband Joe Bruton. They had a family and out of that family musicians began to develop! Soon, members of the family were writing and jamming together. Barb plays keyboard for the band and is one of the primary song writers.
Daniel started playing the guitar while living in England from 2003-2008. Dad worked on the streets with homeless folks and runaways. His parents bought him an electric guitar and small portable amp for his eleventh birthday, and he practiced literally four to five hours a day for five years. He admires artists such as Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, BB King, and more modern artists such as Ed Sheeran. He loves to play electric and acoustic and bass guitar as well as the cajon.He is always looking for ways to incorporate a Celtic sound. This may be after having lived in the Northeast of England where Celtic influences are very strong. He often co-writes with Barb Bruton, as well as writing his own songs.
Anna is our lead female vocalist. She started singing with Credenda when she was sixteen. Now 23 years old, she is a pro. She loves big band jazz artists such as Cleo Lane, Frank Sinatra, and Nat King Cole. She’s also a big fan of singer songwriters such as Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan, as well as blues artists such as Mavis Staples. She is an accomplished song writer and is currently expanding her skills on the keyboard and guitar. Anna often co-writes with other members of the band and helps with the arrangements.
Jennifer McCarter grew up in the Smoky Mountains, surrounded by mountain music. Continuing the tradition of her musical heritage, at age 7, Jennifer taught herself how to clog and by 13, she and her sisters performed nightly at a nearby theater. Following her heart’s desire to sing, at 14, Jennifer taught herself to play guitar and her sisters joined in on harmony. While other kids her age were listening to pop music, Jennifer was in the basement of her mountain home, with a portable record player, singing along to country legends like Dolly, Emmylou Harris and Bill Monroe. This environment shaped her voice and ear for music and she grew into the unique artist that she is today.
Jennifer’s passion for country music led her to Nashville. Her tenacity and persistence paid off in August of 1986 when she and her sisters were granted a live audition for Nashville producer, Kyle Lenning. That audition led to a phone call from Warner Bros. Records and by March 1987, Jennifer and her sisters were signed to the label. After charting several hits with Warner Bros., including, The Gift, Timeless and True Love and Up and Gone, (ranked at numbers 8, 5 and 4, respectively, on the Billboard charts), Jennifer became known for her superb song choices and authentically country voice.
Many major artists took note of the girls from East TN, including Randy Travis and Kenny Rogers, who invited them on tour with them. The McCarters were featured often on The Grand Ole Opry and many other television shows, including “The American Music Awards,” “The Dolly Show,” “Hee-Haw,” and multiple appearances on TNN’s “Nashville Now.”
After years of touring with major artists, performing in 18 countries, Jennifer has garnered a loyal following of thankful listeners who appreciate her unique ability to find songs with a great melody and meaningful lyrics. Whether performing with a full band or just an acoustic set, Jennifer McCarter is always a great entertainer and true to her country roots.
Nashville Recording Artist Charles Parker is a triple threat, who not only can sing and play guitar but also writes on a level far above most of his peers. His unique music is a place where rock, country and pop cross paths on the way to a remarkably contemporary sound. With his first four single releases each charting in the Music Row Country Breakout Chart . CP has already reach a quarter of a million streams with the new single "Love is us" Through his work being a professional musician in cover bands and tribute bands, Parker is a seasoned performer who is known for his strong work ethic, passion for music and determination to persevere. With his over 20 years of experience, the journey continues through the release of his debut album Bring Back The Sun. Party Girls was soon to follow in 2018 and now the release of the 2019 single "Love is Us " quickly gaining a following on Spotify! https://www.charlesparkermusic.com