2019 Performers - Updated as confirmed

PAUL OVERSTREET

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 After graduating from high-school at the age of eighteen, Paul Overstreet moved from the bayous of Mississippi to the music capital of the world, Nashville, Tennessee. Not owning a suitcase, he brought with him a laundry basket of Levis and football jerseys, ten original songs and a guitar. ..

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BLUE MOTHER TUPELO

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 Ricky & Micol Davis are a soulful husband-and-wife songwriting team who perform and record as Blue Mother Tupelo. the music they create is full of paint-peeled, timeworn truth that shines with driving melodies and sweet, southern tones... 

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SEAN GASAWAY

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Sean Gasaway is an award winning singer/songwriter, music publisher, record executive, and record producer. 

Sean was born on the Mississippi Gulf Coast..

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TOMMY BARNES

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A native Of Tupelo Mississippi, Tommy Barnes spent all of his teen years in Winfield Alabama, a small town just over the Alabama – Mississippi line...

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BRANDON GREEN

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 Brandon Green is a dynamic singer /songwriter who has built up quite a following along the Gulf Coast...  

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MARK SHERRILL

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 Mark Sherrill has been writing songs for over 30 years. He says that songwriting and fishing are his favorite pastimes. He recently said... 

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KAREN REYNOLDS

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 Award winning Singer Songwriter and Recording Artist, Karen E. Reynolds, has spent the majority of her life on a stage, writing songs... 

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J EDWARDS

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 Born in Arkansas, J Edwards spent most of his childhood traveling the states with his evangelist father and singing family.  He grew up... 

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TROY MARTIN

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 Troy Martin comes from a legendary family of songwriters. Troy, his brother Tony Martin and father Glenn Martin are all 3 hit songwriters. Troy's #1 hits... 

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CHRIS WALLIN

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With his unique gift for finding the extraordinary in ordinary life, Chris Wallin has established himself as one of Nashville's most sought-after songwriters...

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RICKY RANDOLPH

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Ricky's musical roots began in North Alabama at the age of five the first time  he picked up a set of drum sticks.  He began playing for a living by  the age of twelve...

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DOUBLE DEE

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The musical collaboration of husband and wife singer-songwriters, Darwin and Dana Nelson (aka The Mayor & First Lady of Lucedale) known as "Double Dee" has taken them far ...

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JERRY SALLEY

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Referred to by Billboard Magazine as “One of Music Row’s greatest veteran tunesmiths,” Jerry Salley has had an incredibly successful, multi-award winning songwriting career.  

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BILL WHYTE

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 Bill is originally from the St Louis area and currently resides in Nashville, TN.  Since he was sixteen, Bill has been writing songs...

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WOOD NEWTON

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Wood Newton is a career singer, songwriter, and producer with a body of work that most in the music industry could only aspire to...

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RAFE VAN HOY

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Rafe Van Hoy began his music career as a songwriter, landing his first publishing contract at 17. In the next 7 years he would become one of Nashville’s new emerging songwriters...  

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BO ROBERTS

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Bo Roberts has written numerous songs in his career including Kenny Chesney's "Ten With a Two" and songs performed by Hank Williams, Jr., Willie Nelson, Gene Watson, and others.

BUDDY JEWELL

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Buddy Jewell burst onto the country music scene after winning the inaugural season of the USA Network’s hit television series “Nashville Star.” 

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BRENT ANDERSON

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  Brent Anderson (born in Pascagoula, Mississippi is an American country music singer. He has charted on Hot Country Songs with the single "Amy's Song"...

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SMITH AHNQUIST

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His roots are rock n’ roll. He listens to Americana Jazz. His vocals give away his Danville, Kentucky upbringing... 

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MARK MULEMAN MASSEY

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Born in the Mississippi Delta, Mark learned the true meaning of the Blues down on Parchman Farm Penitentiary... 

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LISA MILLS

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Mississippi native, now Alabama resident Lisa Mills could be called a blues singer, or a gospel singer, or a torch singer or an R&B singer, and each label would be accurate.  

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TRICIA WALKER

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Tricia Walker is a singer and songwriter whose songs are steeped in the

passion, pain and grace of the American South. Born and raised in

Mississippi

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TAYLOR CRAVEN

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Mississippi’s Taylor Craven has been recognized twice by American Songwriter Magazine and has over 20 cuts to his credit in the last four years, including recent cuts by Ray Stevens and Dallas Moore. He’s written with masters including Wild Bill Emerson, Bo Roberts and Mark Sherrill, among others. Taylor is a founding member of the Mississippi Songwriter Festival.  

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