Midnight Madness Show
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Midnight Madness ShowAug 11, 2021
21.08.31 - Jerry K. Green
Singer. Songwriter. Radio & Television Personality. Stage & Film Performer. Texas Music Legend. Jerry K. Green is as versatile as he is talented, and with decades of life and entertainment experience under his belt, he says he’s just getting started.
His 2019 highlights began with a four-page center-fold feature in the TEXAS MUSIC magazine's 2019 Winter issue, published in January. February brought a double feature. First, Participation in the Grammy Nomination celebration of the Bear Family Records 20-CD/224-page-book Box Set titled "At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight," at Shreveport's Municipal Auditorium where the Louisiana Hayride was conducted when Green was a featured performer in 1952 and 1953, before drafted into the army. Also in February, release of the Bear Family Records 40-track/24-page insert CD titled "Winter Party 1959,"a 50th anniversary tribute to Richie Valens, Buddy Holly, and The Big Bopper, who all died in a small plane crash in February of 1959. The CD includes "The Ballad Of Donna And Peggy Sue" written by Green and Rockabilly Pioneer Ray Campi, and recorded by Campi. Plus, the insert relates the story of how the song came to be written. In October, Green was inducted into the Lewisville (Texas) High School Hall of Fame, where he graduated in 1951.
Most recently, Green has been working to bring the inspiring story of Tripod the Three Legged Dog back to the world with a 13-track album titled, “Tripod Legacy XIII.” The album includes 13 unique versions of the song performed by Green and some of Nashville’s most popular voices. The versatile record includes Matt Dame’s raspy country rendition, Stephanie Willett-Willis’ Kesha-inspired pop version, Adam Cunningham’s Spanish performance, and every genre in between.
As part of the Tripod Legacy Campaign, Green is partnering with animal rescue groups to put Tripod, and the many renditions of his song, to work. By raising awareness and funds for rescue organizations, Green aims to give homeless dogs a voice…and hopefully lives as big as Tripod’s. Learn more about the Tripod Legacy Campaign here.
In his famous song, Green says, “You could do twice as much, if you tried half as hard as Tripod the Three Legged Dog,” and it’s safe to say he has and will continue to follow his own advice.
21.08.10 Beverly Jane
Beverly Jane is an author, singer-songwriter with Clear Sound Music Group. She has been better known behind the scenes writing and promoting other artists.
Beverly has worked on Nashville’s Music Row since 1999 with Major and Independent country artists. Her songs have won awards and accolades in addition to her success in delivering television commercial jingles. Many of her country and rock collaborations are being performed by other Independent artists throughout the country. Her inspirational songs transparently ease from the strings as she performs for conferences, classes and churches.
On February 28, 2008, Beverly Jane’s life took a tragic turn. She lost her first son in a car accident exactly one year and to the very minute of her mother’s passing. Not able to say goodbye, nor to have closure on this tragedy, Beverly was determined to find a way to reach out to this son she loved so dearly.
Her new book, “When It Happens To You” is an enlightened, thoughtful discovery that took 7 years to unfold into a presentation that will forever change the way people see death. For our culture, death appears to be the ultimate final blow—the final loss of that loved one. Beverly Jane has unlocked the door to the afterlife and shattered religious misnomers. Heaven is, indeed, a breath away. Listen and discover how you can reconnect with loved ones who may have already been trying to let you know they are okay and that they are there--just beyond the veil.
Today, Beverly Jane is writing, performing, consulting and teaching to inspire others. She is stepping in front of the microphone to showcase her own creativity and inspiring others to rise up from the ashes. She is living life on purpose and with purpose. Every day is a song.
21.08.03 - Carryin' On
Carryin’ On is a husband/wife duo that is a throwback to the classic days of country music. With a little bit of bluegrass, a little bit of blues and classic vocal harmony, this group is a taste of something old and something new. They shine new light on some of the greatest hits of countrys’ past, and also bring a fresh new sound built on the foundations set forth by the icons of the past. Brennan and Jacque McGuire can be found Carryin' On almost anywhere. From a local café as an acoustic duo or on stage at your local music hall with a band. The McGuire’s are truly troubadours’ for a new generation.
21.07.27 - Bryce Reeg
Bryce Reeg is a Rock artist that hails from all corners of Iowa. With a wide range of covers mixed in with tasty original songs, they will surely leave you wanting more.
The rich harmonies of Bryce and Pat, along with the full band's upbeat energy will send you on a nostalgic journey through the decades. Bryce's influences include Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Eagles, Gary Clark Jr., The Band, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many more! You won't want to miss this one!
21.07.20 - Lee Gibson
Southern roots run deep in Lee Gibson’s veins and you see that on stage when he performs. Raised in the small town of Winchester, Tennessee, gave Gibson the humbleness that comes across on stage and his love for country music. As a child Lee enjoyed sitting in front of the television or radio listening to some of the greatest artists of our time, such as Charlie Daniels, Merle Haggard and George Jones. Music started at a young age with Lee Gibson as he was part of the musicals and plays in his school, a member of the church choir, and he also had an acoustic show which he eventually added a full band to.
Gibson carries some of the songs from his country icons on stage as his songs tell the story of lost loves, hardships, falling in love and there are always the good drinking songs that have made history in country music. “Who You Are”, “Long Slow Night”, “My Country” and “Lincoln County Lightning” are just a few of the originals Lee Gibson performs at his shows. All of these songs telling stories that his audience can relate to.
Being compared to Dwight Yoakam and Ronnie Dunn Lee Gibson’s voice is powerful, clear and definitely country. With his influence, from these artists and so many more, Gibson pursued writing with some of the top Nashville songwriters. In 2001 he landed his first record deal and this put him on the stage with Randy Houser, Anthony Smith, Darryl Worley, T. Graham Brown, and even the late George Jones.
There is still uniqueness in his songwriting with the upcoming release of his sophomore album. You hear a collection of all of Lee Gibson’s influences on this album. There is love and heartbreak, happiness and despair, the jovial and serious and an album showing Lee Gibson’s talent and love of music.
As Lee Gibson steps on stage he does so with the experience he has gained over the years of working in the music business. His 6 foot 4 inch stature carries the deep richness in his voice as he sings to his audiences. His songs tell stories about who he is and some of the things he has experienced, as well as some classic country and rock and roll to get everyone up and out of their seats dancing. Gibson reaches out to his audiences and they love him as he makes time for them after a show.
This will be an exciting year for Lee Gibson. In November Gibson will be part of the An American Legacy Tour, starring Ronnie McDowell. A cruise is planned that will depart on the Carnival Fascination from Jacksonville, FL to the Bahamas, November 12 through November 15. Several other projects are in the works for Gibson and he is looking forward to this year and where his career is going.
As you walk into the venue you look on stage and Lee Gibson is performing. His voice carries through the sound system and you know you are about to see a great country singer on stage. His experience and talent shows through and the friendliness in his voice welcomes you to a seat. This is a Lee Gibson show. Quality, talent and pure country.
21.06.29 - Donna Frost
Donna Frost is a true traveling troubadour, logging thousands of miles year round performing shows in cities all across the US. She has appeared in the UK and the Caribbean as well during her career. She performs solo with her guitars, ukuleles and mandolin most times and also plays select shows with her band. She is currently promoting her latest works, “The Quarantine Sessions” and “The Quarantine Sessions Volume 2” consisting of songs she has written and recorded the past year during the pandemic. Donna was able to survive the past year of shutdowns and lost shows with her online weekly Monday night Facebook shows, which she started on March 23, 2020 and which she ended in late May 2021, along with other online shows and socially distanced live shows.. As things have opened back up. Donna has resumed her busy schedule of in person local and road performances. Donna has written over 300 songs and released 7 CD's of her music the past 20 years with 2 more to be recorded and released in late 2021.
Donna has been an ASCAPlus recipient for the past 11 years for her work as a performing songwriter and was a Kerrville New Folk finalist in 2004. She sang harmonies with Grand Ole Opry legend, the late Skeeter Davis from 1996-2002. Donna performed Skeeter’s hit “The End of the World” at the induction ceremony for Skeeter at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in April 2013. She works as an extra in movies, music videos and TV, most notably all 6 seasons of the popular series “Nashville” and the music video by the Black Keys, “Go”. Donna received an artist endorsement in October 2015 from Kamoa Ukulele Company and in June of 2016 from Luna Guitars. She is an active performer with Music for Seniors, an organization that provides live music for seniors in various facilities; most are Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. On December 7, 2019, Music for Seniors presented Donna with the Musician Partner of the Year Award for 2019 for her work with the organization. She is also very involved with Humane Society of Sumner County. Donna has a twice a month Facebook live show from the Humane Society to raise money and awareness of the shelter and features some of the pets up for adoption along with her music. Donna also volunteers with her music for the homeless at Room in the Inn in Nashville, TN.
21.06.22 - Jenny Johnson
When you hear the term “Americana” you may think of artists that sing songs about life and love expressed in a different manner than what you would hear on top 40 radio. There are diamonds found in the form of stories set to music. Jenny Johnson is a soulful, cutting edge artist and her music is a modern day twist on the singer/songwriter, guitar driven sound of the 1970’s that inspired her. Her belief is that you get what you pay for in this life and it is up to you to make a difference as a positive example to others. "Share your experiences of success and disappointments with no fear." Her method of doing so is to write and sing about the triumphs and the tragedies of life, love, and the pursuit thereof. She began writing songs at the age of 18 and since the early 2000's she’s taken every opportunity to learn the craft by performing and co-writing with other artists in Nashville and surrounding areas. Her third studio release of new music, “Sage”, is now available on all streaming platforms. “Singing is how I speak best to others, and I believe that I have the ability to share my adventures in a way that everyone appreciates and understands."
21.06.15 - Johnny Collier
“I’m a country boy. There’s nothin’ about me that ain’t. I’ve entertained crowds of 80,000 people working stadiums, festivals, fairs and beer joints. Worked with my hands, built a family, ran 3 bars and sang in way too many so yes, i know somethin’ about making my audience happy. And yes, I talk to God…” JC.
Recording artist, Johnny Collier, brings something unique to his fans and followers in today’s music scene. Digging deep into his Muscle Shoals and Nashville roots, Johnny mixes country music’s past and present to create a passionate, soulful music adventure. This isn’t the stuff your Daddy stomped his boots to, but it kind of is. You’ll hear a hint of R&B and Blues flavoring. Johnny’s is not a rock show, but it totally does. His ability to fuse that feel-good driving country beat together with a contemporary musical vision lead Johnny to write hot selling fan favorites like “Hole In My Heart”, “I Got This…”, and “Never Really Famous”. “I’m blessed” Johnny says, “ to perform an average of 140 concerts each year all over the South for crowds up to 80,000 people. People tell me all the time ‘Man, you are so smooth. The music just flows out of you and it looks like you’re enjoying every second’ and the truth is… I really am. And they get to come along.”
Johnny is so proud to announce the release of his new album “Love Me For Who I Am”. The music in this album is straight from Johnny’s heart and tells stories and shares insites that everyone can relate to. The album, released November 1st, 2019, is available for purchase through this website, CD-Baby and at Johnny’s concerts. The album is also available for Digital Download and streaming from over 150 music media sites world wide including iTunes, Amazon, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube and many others.
21.05.25 - Reba Nicole
Reba Nicole, a native of Houma, Louisiana has been actively pursuing music since she was 5 years old. She began piano and voice lessons around this time and quickly fell in love with how music made her feel. In 2005, her family made a big move to Tullahoma, Tennessee. Here, she met a few of her inspirations, Amy Cooley and Peggy Burton. At nine years old, she became aware of the power that lyrics can hold, and began her writing career. Reba has been performing in the local South Jackson Goes Country Show every year for the last 15 years! This is really where she found her voice and love for performing on stage! Around age 15, Reba picked up the guitar and began using those skills to dig deeper into her writing. Since then, Reba has become a traveling nurse in Labor & Delivery. “I want to thank my parents for believing in me and supporting me always! With their help, I’ve challenged myself to the big stage and now work with big-time musicians Charlie Allen, Johnny Garcia, and others! If it weren’t for Tiffany (Charlie’s fiancé)and my parents, I never would’ve met Charlie! I am incredibly grateful to soon release my new album! Be on the lookout for my new single, “Pour Me Some Whiskey!”
21.05.18 - Johnny Garcia and Jeremy Bowman
Johnny Garcia, a Texas native, moved to the Nashville area in 1991 and has been performing, producing, and songwriting. Johnny is also known for playing guitar for Trisha Yearwood as well as being her music director. Additionally, Johnny has worked with many other major players in the music industry including Garth Brooks.
Joining Johnny will be Jeremy Bowman, a Philadelphia native and country music singer with a long history of creating and performing hits in the music business.
21.05.18 - Brandon Scott
"I’m a singer songwriter making my way in Nashville with Christian pop music! I just wrapped up my second episode of TLC’s “My 600lb life” where they aired several of my original songs. Now that my new life has begun I am excited to venture out into the Nashville music scene."
21.05.04 - Samantha Watters and Randy Finchum
Tonight's guest on The Midnight Madness Show is Samantha Watters accompanied by Randy Finchum. Join us for an hour of original music and interviews hosted by the DJ Doctor.
21.04.27 - Presley Aaron
Presley Aaron's Bio:
My name is Presley Aaron. I’m from a small town in South Carolina and just moved to Nashville. I’ve been playing shows since I’ve been 16 and traveling every weekend ever since. Music is what I love to do and make. It’s my passion. I love to write what I feel and hope there is people out there that can relate.
21.02.23 - Trapper Haskins
A writer and a musician, a boatbuilder and carpenter, deckhand and dishwasher, Trapper Haskins has earned his keep in myriad ways since leaving school and his hometown of Memphis.
In 2000 he and his wife moved to Maine where Trapper undertook a two-year apprenticeship in traditional wooden boatbuilding at the Apprenticeshop of Rockland before taking one of the boats he built there, an historic replica, 2,300 miles down the Mississippi under oar.
Subsequent years found the two leading an itinerant life spanning six states and nearly a decade. Following work opportunities and his own fervent curiosity brought Trapper from North Carolina to New York and New Orleans where he worked as a cabinetmaker and street musician before returning to Tennessee. There he maintained a custom woodworking business while also leading the four-piece, Trapper Haskins & the Bitter Swill which released two albums and toured before dissolving in 2014. Haskins continues to write and record in Nashville.
A diabetes diagnosis at 36 prompted a strict refocusing on personal health and wellness, and recent years have seen him taking up the sport of triathlon as well as vintage base ball (the national pastime under 1860s rules). In 2013 he co-founded the Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball to promote the game in his home state and currently sits on the organization’s board as well as that of Tour de Cure- Nashville, a cycling event which raises funds to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
His writing has appeared in national publications including Sports Illustrated, WoodenBoat, and American Songwriter.
21.02.09 - Kayleigh Mathews
Kayleigh’s love for music and singing started at the young age of three in Tucson, AZ. With musical influences such Reba McEntire, Vince Gil, The Eagles and Journey, she began to train professionally and performing live at the early age of five. As Kayleigh grew older her love of traditional country storytellers, such Ernest Tubb, Bill Monroe and Patsy Cline, inspired her to begin writing her own story through music.
By the age of fifteen, Kayleigh had written her first song which planted the seeds for her future life endeavors. At the age of twenty-two, she began honing her songwriting skills on stage in local country bars and clubs. With her ever-growing passion for singing, writing and performing her own music, she moved to Nashville in 2018. Kayleigh knew the only way to feed the hunger within was to come to the home of country music, honky tonks and, of course, the Grand Ole Opry!
Since moving to Nashville, Kayleigh has opened for artists on the world-famous Broadway honky tonks, sang the national anthem at Vanderbilt University and venues throughout Kentucky. One of the many highlights of her young career was when she won a vocal competition for a Gospel festival. Her prize for winning this competition was the honor of performing her rendition of “How Great Thou Art” at Storytellers Hideaway Farm and Museum, which belonged to country music legend Johnny Cash. In true Kayleigh fashion, she gave her version acapella highlighting the true beauty and power of not only the song but her voice!
21.02.02 - Corey Layne
This week's guest on The Midnight Madness Show is Corey Layne Follow Corey on Facebook, Spotify, and Apple Music to catch new music and future shows.
21.02.02 - Johnathan McQuay
This week's guest on The Midnight Madness Show is Jonathan McQuay. Follow Jonathan on Facebook to catch new music and future shows.
21.01.26 - Southern Sunrise
Southern Sunrise Band is a southern blues and rock band located in Middle Tennessee with members from both Three Penny Nickel and Smokey Mount'n Bandits.
21.01.19 - Alley Bei
Alley Bei is a storm of whimsical energy- Each song has a distinct sound that adventurously fuses genres and themes. Her style is thoughtful, vibrant and varied, creating a space for many moods and tastes to meet. She speaks Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and English fluently, and injects all three languages and cultural influences into her work.
December 2020 saw the release of her artful debut album, "All the Things". The album, produced with Thomas Francis O'Brien V and Chris "V" Viera, received congratulations and praise from industry Giants- an encouraging sign of feedback for a rookie artist stepping into the spotlight.
Alley has performed her original songs in the USA from Atlanta to San Francisco, and internationally as far as Beijing, China. 2021 will see a mix of full band and acoustic shows across southern and middle America.
Alley is an avid anime and cartoon fan. Her web comic "A Bei in the Life" personifies her album songs as characters in an exaggerated slice-of-life and workplace comedy.
She is also voicing/singing for a grassroots animated series.
Also an eccentric athlete, Alley occasionally performs aerial hoop (lyra) for circus sideshow.
21.01.12 - Roy Saunders
Roy Saunders is a Southern musician who blends the sounds of country, southern rock and blues. Certain obvious influences stand out including The Highwaymen, Cody Jinx, and Blackberry Smoke. Add in a little family style flavor of The Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd and you’ve got a distinctly original southern sound.
Born in the mountains of North Georgia, his musical heritage goes back to North Florida with his grandfather, a professional popular pianist and Musician's Union president, and father, a touring guitarist and recording artist.
Self taught, Roy formed the Atlanta based band 11th Night in 2012 with his brother, Ryan. He then moved to Savannah where he co-founded the Garth Brooks style duo "Escaping Fate," with low country legend and musical mainstay, Jay Morelock.
While in Savannah, Roy opened for, Ian McLagan, international touring artist Hannah Wicklund and the Steppin Stones, People's Blues of Richmond, Zack Myers of Shinedown fame, and Austin Webb.
Now based in Atlanta, Roy played 150 shows in five states in the past year alone. He also released his swampy original single ‘Stranger’ on streaming platforms with an EP to follow in 2020.
Roy has built a full band featuring guitarist Jay Morelock on guitar, his father Steven Saunders on bass and seasoned percussionist Tom Dickenson. The group recently performed at Shezmu Cellars in Marietta, GA to promote the single ‘Stranger.’
2020 sees Roy booking at new venues, working on more recordings and scheduling a pending southeastern U.S. fall tour. The best is yet to come for this rising country music outlaw.
21.01.05 - Sam Roark
Combining energetic performance with raw talent, Sam Roark is paving the way as an influential Musician in the modern generation of music. Music saved Sam's life, now she is connecting with others through her music. Music is healing, music is POWERFUL. Sam has the most powerful vocals, that will give you chills. Since embarking on her career in 2000, Sam Roark continues to captivate fans with her signature sound, fierce passion, and unique performances. You will be hooked from the first note. Read on to learn more about this talented musician.