NashvilleSingerSongwriterFriends 7/28/16 #2

Today’s 2nd edition of Nashville Music news and more…enjoy and leave notes for us please!




via Singer Songwriter, Karen E. Reynolds

Karen said: “Some of you know that I designed and am the Director for, the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival In-school Educational Outreach program. The program has grown considerably over the last few years, and is once again, enjoying growth! For that reason, I am proud to announce that I’ve added Perry J Bonck as an official instructor for the program. This year marks Perry’s first year as a guest songwriter in the festival, but he has volunteered as an assistant for the FBISF In-School Outreach Program for the past several years, helping to bring this unique and valuable educational experience to students in Gulf Coast area schools.

With vocal comparisons to Ronnie Dunn, Tim McGraw and Randy Travis, Americana Singer Songwriter, Perry J Bonck, sings with passion and writes with emotion. Born in New Orleans and now residing in the mountains of East Tennessee, Perry grew up surrounded by music. From the Cajun fiddle tunes and Bourbon Street blues of his home town, he was exposed to a community that percolated with rhythm, and learned by the side of a guitar playing Uncle, who introduced Perry to the power of the traditional country ballad. This path led to a love of songs with great stories and being heavily influenced by varied artists from James Taylor, to Hank Williams, Sr., to the Beatles. It also led Perry Bonck to know one thing: he wanted to write and sing songs that said something.

After retiring at a young age as a Master Sergeant in the Air Force, Perry Bonck has become a popular performer at a variety of venues from Knoxville, to Nashville to NOLA, and has chalked up some impressive accolades, such as reaching the Number One spot in the Folk category for his song, ‘Just An Old Guitar’ on the OurStage music charts, as well as, numerous Top 10 placements in Folk and Country. Other awards include: Winner of Princess Cruise Lines ‘Pop Star’ Competition, Finalist in the Rising Star of Tennessee Artist Contest, and Winner of Tennessee’s Got Talent.

An accomplished sound technician, he is the creator and host for the high profile, ‘Fleur de Lis Acoustic Series’, and has presented award winning songwriters and artists such as Max T. Barnes, Suzy Ragsdale, Sally Barris, Don Henry, Blue Moon Rising, Robert K. Wolf, Wynn Varble, Larry Cordle and Jerry Salley, often sharing the stage with many of these fine artists.

Perry Bonck has two independent releases on the market to date: ‘Just An Old Guitar’, produced by Award Winning Singer Songwriter, Karen E. Reynolds, and ‘Heart Of a Cowboy’, produced by well known Producer, Songwriter and Instrumentalist, Scott Neubert. These projects include self penned originals as well as, co-writes with Karen E. Reynolds, Scott Neubert and Robert K. Wolf, amongst others.

I congratulate Perry on becoming part of the Frank Brown extended family, and I’m certain he will be a tremendous asset. I look forward to working with him on this great program.

Singer Songwriter, Karen E. Reynolds's photo.






Dave Isaacs

Dave said: “It’s another triple-play weekend! (Do you remember rock & roll radio?) Feels good to be back in the saddle, so to speak, and feeling like a gigging musician again:

Fri 29th The Bull & Thistle Pub, Gainesboro TN  – duo with JC Ward
Sat 30th The Night Owl, Nashville  – on guitar & vocals w/ Craig Jackson Band
Sat 31st Papa Turney’s BBQ Nashville Shores Marina  – on guitar & vocals w/ The Nashcasters

August 1 is my next lead guitar workshop at the Guitar Studio, still have room for 1, maybe 2 more…message me for details. (at Dave Isaacs).


#NashvilleMusic #CountryMusic

Tony Mullins


Amen…Lets do a online poll…say Amen if you agree with this great hat!!



Debbie Grisham

Debbie said:

“Good Morning Facebook Family,

How cool is this?

On Saturday, Coral Reefer Doyle Grisham performed with Brenda Lynn Allen & John Frinzi on our Playing for Grace Songwriters Festival to benefit Grace House Childrens Project at the War Memorial Building in Dickson….

And…tomorrow morning (Friday, July 29th) he performs with Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band on the TODAY SHOW!!!!

Then….On Friday evening, he heads to the Fairview Opry in Fairview TN to perform with Dan K Binkley & The Junkyard Band.

From THE TODAY SHOW to the FAIRVIEW OPRY….the same day….I love it!!


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Chris Gantry shared a page.

Chris said:


Facebook has a feature called Face book live..I am going to start doing a live Facebook show..Talk about these posts i WRITE,,SONGWRITING, AND ALL THE THINGS THAT GO WITH BEING AN ARTIST IN TODAYS WORLD, PLUS, SINGING ALOT OF ORIGINAL songs..I will let you know when I will start, what time, and what day once I format this out a little..Lets have some fun..might even ask J Fred Knobloch to come a share his wild glorious take. 🙂

But please read today’s post on on The ghost of music row..exiting stuff.

Chris Gantry

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Christopher Long added 9 new photos — with Jerilyn Williamsand 3 others at Our House.

Christopher said:


Had a great night Our House Restaurant in Johnson City last night for their first night of songwriters rounds.

Phil Wise and Mick Kyte had a great set to start the show. Scotty Tucker shared a few songs in between sets and Barry Ricks and I played the second set.

Loads of fun. Can’t wait to do it again.

Christopher Long's photo.

Christopher Long's photo.

Christopher Long's photo.

Christopher Long's photo.

Christopher Long's photo.



Lee Rascone Jr. at Millenium Maxwell House Resort.

Lee said:


Good Thursday Morning Gang. The weekend is almost here and the place to start it off is Maxwell’s Lounge located in the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel. My dad has a great night of music scheduled so come on out, enjoy some great food, and listen to some of the best songwriters in Nashville. I’ll see you there…

Tom Mache, Susan Anders, Mike Crossman, & Jon Robin
8:00pm… Jimmy Payne, Lamar Hill, Tim Gartland, & Larry Raspberry
9:30pm Ricky Randolph, Sam Tate, Sam Cooper, & Ray Sisk


Millenium Maxwell House Resort Hotel · Nashville



#NashvilleMusic #OhioMusic

Randy Hayford for Richard Lynch Band with Donna Richard Lynch

Randy said:


Tomorrow night y’all !!!

Randy Hayford's photo.



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Richard said:

Richard Lynch Band has a show on 07/29/2016 at 08:00 PM @ Friends Backyard Grill… in Clarksville, OH  USA.

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Julie Gribble added 3 photos and a video — with Jeremy Deanat Capricorn Sound Works.

Julie said:

Last bit of vox yesterday in the studio! Yay!! Thanks Jeremy Dean for your vox as well and recording this and David Albro for rocking the record! Muah!!!


Julie Gribble's photo.

Julie Gribble's photo.

Julie Gribble's photo.



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