Gate admission of $20 includes the concert.
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Joey Wray - 6:30 pm
Joey Wray moved to Nashville in 2017 from his hometown of Bowling Green, Missouri, to further his career in music. Music has always been a passion for Wray. He always loved singing with his family and began playing guitar with his grandpa at age 12. Wray has many musical influences including Keith Whitley, Travis Tritt, Brooks and Dunn, Tim McGraw, Merle Haggard, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, The Eagles, and even John Mayer. Prior to moving to Nashville and pursuing his solo career, he was attending college and performing as lead vocalist for the country duo Pike 41 with Dylan Stubblefield.
Wray's lyrics are drawn from personal experiences of growing up in a small town, and of course relationships and the heartbreak that can follow. He strives to write music that means something to him, is relatable to others, and makes the listener feel something. His debut EP’ released in September of 2018, which has six original songs, including his popular single “Catch and Release.” He has since released additional singles “Brothers” and “I Can’t Run” and started touring with his band members Hunter Brown, Matt Boswell, and DeShawn Stallworth. He has performed with acts such as Mark Chesnutt, Craig Morgan, The Cadillac Three, The Swon Brothers, Trent Tomlinson, Matt Stell, and more.
He looks forward to the tests and trials that lay ahead on the road to chasing his dream. Proverbs 16:9 “A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his footsteps”
Alexandra Kay - 7:30 pm
With 30+ million plays collectively of her videos in a 60 day period Alexandra Kay has generated a lot of excitement among fans and in the music community. The social media darling, Alexandra is currently recording 10 music tracks in Saint Louis and Nashville. A mix of five country classics and five brand new songs, the music is anxiously awaited by her millions of fans.
Born in 1991 and growing up about 40 minutes from St. Louis in Waterloo, Illinois, Alexandra has two sisters. At 15 she began writing songs as a way to cope with being a teenager, relationships with friends and dating. In 2011 Alexandra entered the American Idol contest, getting through the first three rounds before leaving the show.
Starting her country music career independently at 22, Alexandra began recording cover videos of many country music favorites and posting them on her Facebook fan page which has nearly 200,000 followers to date. Her videos are often viewed by hundreds of thousands of people every week, including 3.6 million for her cover of Tim McGraw’s “If You’re Reading This" and 11.5 million views on her cover of Dolly Parton's "Jolene". Her newest song, an independently released acoustic version of “Better than Goodbye” was recently released to rave reviews. It has garnered 200,000 plays internationally on video.
With near perfect pitch vocals and a powerful and distinctive delivery Alexandra has captivated audiences throughout the world with her videos. Drawing large crowds everywhere she performs, Alexandra has proven that she can turn social media recognition into an adoring fan base. Alexandra’s influences include Martina McBride, Jo Dee Messina, Sara Evans, Garth Brooks and Michael Jackson.
Her new country CD is currently in production and is due to be released soon. Listen to her new single "Dive Bar Dreamer" on Facebook at: @alexandrakaymusic1 or website: www.alexandrakayofficial.com/ or Instagram: alexandrakaymusic
Riley Green - 9:00 pm
Born in Jacksonville, Alabama, Riley Green was raised on the sounds of traditional Country, Bluegrass, and Southern Gospel music. He learned the spirit of songwriting and performing at a young age while spending time with his grandfather, Bufford Green, who ran the Golden Saw Music Hall. Riley shared the stage with him and other men of his generation, laying a foundation for the songs he’d craft in the years to come.
The chart-topper just released his full-length debut album DIFFERENT ‘ROUND HERE via BMLG Records, which has already produced a No. 1 hit “There Was This Girl.” Highlighting his Southern roots and relatability, he co-wrote each track offering a perspective Rolling Stone describes as "Drinks-in-the-air Nineties country at an Alabama vs. Auburn tailgate." The 14-track project was recorded alongside producer Dann Huff and executive producer Jimmy Harnen and features his new single “I Wish Grandpa’s Never Died” – a song People praised “might take him to a whole new stratosphere,” and one he shares co-writing credits posthumously alongside his two grandfathers.
Named an “Artist To Watch” by Rolling Stone Country, Taste of Country, Whiskey Riff, Sounds Like Nashville and iHeartRadio – Green was also selected as a CMT “Listen Up Artist” and MusicRow 2019 “Next Big Things.” Recently wrapping Brad Paisley’s 2019 WORLD TOUR, he is currently headlining his GET THAT MAN A BEER TOUR and will also join Jon Pardi’s HEARTACHE MEDICATION TOUR throughout the fall.
For more information visit RileyGreenMusic.com.