DECEMBER 1, 2017: “Thank you to my fellow songwriters, performers, and musicians for sharing the stage, and to the venues, promoters, show sponsors, benefactors, media, and many others, and a special thank you to the people who come to the shows and enjoy the music!

Thank you to these Songwriters, Performers, and Musicians, for sharing the stage:
John Ford Coley, Keller Ridgeway, Stan Lockaby, Rockie Lynne, Jon Mabe, Julianne Ankley, Gary Hannan, Wil Nance, Odie Blackmon, Robert L. Castleman, Scott Stepakoff, Anthony Smith, Chad Elliot, Linda Poland, Paul Edelman, Carrington Kay, Karen Staley, TW Hale, Jim McBride, Roxie Dean, Mark Narmore, Ray Stephenson, Rocky Block, Phillip Coleman, and a special thanks to any of the audio engineers, lighting engineers, and stage hands not listed below who make it happen.

Thank you to these Venues, Promoters, Presenters, Show Sponsors, Benefactors, Media, and others:
Frank Elliott (Greenwood, SC)
Greenwood Community Theatre, Stephen Gilbert and Staff (Greenwood, SC)
The many sponsors of the Nashville Songwriters Benefit to benefit Make-A-Wish South Carolina  (Greenwood, SC)
St. Claire Donaghy and the Index-Journal (Greenwood, SC)
WZLA Radio 92.9 and the Southern Fried Morning Show with Benji Greeson & Amy Botts (Abbeville, SC)
Rockie Lynne (Statesville, NC)
Susan Levy Rash, High Profile Management (Statesville, NC)
Joe Knox Theater, at Charles Mack Citizen Center (Mooresville, NC)
Statesville Country Club (Statesville, NC)
Muddy Creek Song Festival (Winston-Salem, NC)
Bill Heath, Muddy Creek Cafe & Music Hall (Winston-Salem, NC)
Shana Whitehead, Muddy Creek Cafe & Music Hall (Winston-Salem, NC)
International Country Music Conference/Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville, TN)
Greg Reish and staff of the Center for Popular Music/MTSU (Murfreesboro, TN)
RCA Studio B (Nashville, TN)
Aerial (Nashville)
Liza Crosby, Prime Source Entertainment Group (Nashville)
Carlie Moore, Prime Source Entertainment Group (Nashville)
Lauren King, Randi Events (Nashville)
The Joshua Chamberlain Society (Nashville, TN)
Bill & Donna Tisdale (Nashville, TN)
Donald & Pam Ross (Nashville, TN)
Phil Dildine (Nashville, TN)
Arrington Vineyards & Staff (Arrington, TN)
Backwoods Beat Music Festival (Sparta, NC)
Crouse Park (Sparta, NC)
Jim & Barbara Halsey, Harmony Hill B&B (Sparta, NC)
Cheri Choate (Sparta, NC)
Bob Bamberg, Alleghany News (Sparta, NC)
JD Higgins, 98.1FM WBRF (Galax, VA)
Byron Chism and friends, Mulberry Hall (Mulberry, TN)
Bad Byron’s Specialty Food Products, Inc. (Santa Rosa Beach, FL)
The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Jillian Sherzer, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Lisa Wilkerson, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Maureen Aguilar, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Dan Sowenski, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Matt Bashore, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Maggie Morgan, The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Stephanie Wagner, The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Grace Cavanaugh, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
Mike Boyle, The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum (Nashville, TN)
The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville, TN)
Erika Wollam Nichols, The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville, TN)
Jaime Scorby, The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville, TN)
Dan Hodges and Belmont University School of Music (Nashville, TN)
Backstage Nashville at 3rd & Lindsley (Nashville, TN)
Kathy Mac, 3rd & Lindsley (Nashville, TN)
Jill Block, Nashville Entertainment Group (Nashville, TN)
Dane Gorman, Nashville Entertainment Group (Nashville, TN)
Cat Friel, Nashville Entertainment Group (Nashville, TN)
Jack Waddey, Family, and Friends (Nashville, TN)

Added thanks to John Levan at Guitar Services (Nashville, TN) for keeping the gear repaired, tweaked, and sounding great, to Taylor Guitars (El Cajon, CA), JBL Professional, and L.R. Baggs (Nipomo, CA) for always standing behind your products, to Ron Browning for voice coaching and consultation, and to everyone at Vanderbilt Voice Center and Vanderbilt Dayani Center.

Last, but not least….A very big THANKS AGAIN to all the people who attended the shows and events. We couldn’t do what we do without you and your support!