Scotty McCreery first broke onto the music scene in 2011 during the tenth season of American Idol. Since then, he has release four albums, including his latest Seasons Change. Seasons Change includes McCreery’s first ever Number 1 hit “Five More Minutes” and his new single, “This Is It.” “This Is It” details the story of McCreery proposing to his fiancé, Gabi. The interesting thing is that McCreery wrote the song two weeks before he actually proposed (she said yes,
When people think of musicians supporting the military and non-profits that help military members and their families, they think of Country musicians. Well, it’s not just country stars that support our troops. At the end of May in San Diego, the Gin Blossoms will be performing at the Freedom Concert at the USS Midway Museum. The proceeds from the show will go to various organizations that benefit military members and their families.
You might remember Eddie Money from his popular hit song, “Two Tickets to Paradise.” He even sang it in a very funny Geico commercial a couple years ago.
But, what you may not remember, is all of Eddie Money’s other hit songs! His hits include “Take Me Home Tonight,” and “Walk On Water,” which were on the Billboard Top 10. “Baby Hold On,” “Peace In Our Time,” “I Wanna Go Back,” and “Think I’m in Love” charted within the top 20.
Lee Brice is a Billboard topping Country music star known for his songs “Hard 2 Love,” “I Don’t Dance,” and “I Drive Your Truck.” The latter is about a family member who drives the truck of relative who died in action while serving in the military.
Having family members that served in the military, Lee Brice feels a personal connection to the members of the U.S. military and their families.
You might know Jake Owen as the Country musician who sings songs such as “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “American Country Love Song,” and “Beachin’.” But, what you may not know, Jake Owen was going to be a professional golfer!
Jake Owen won his first golf tournament at age 15 and played for his high school team. After graduating, he was set to play golf for Florida State University. But, due to a very serious wakeboarding accident,
Brian Regan made his first appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in October of 1995. He performed a 5 minute stand-up routine talking about measuring the weight and girth of boxes, the phone company, and trying to buy a refrigerator for the first time. He has since appeared on Letterman 26 times, so David must have liked him!
Brian Regan will be at the South Shore Music Circus on August 24!
Michael Franti and his band Spearhead make fun music. His music is upbeat with positive lyrics and just makes your feel good and sunny inside. Blending reggae, rock, ska, jazz and world, it’s the perfect music for the summer time.
What you may not know about Michael Franti is his love for yoga. Michael Franti avidly practices yoga and regularly holds open yoga sessions before his performances. These sessions are often held in public spaces near the venue where he is performing.
Some people have natural gifts, innate abilities to do amazing things that so many others struggle to do. Some people have it, some people don’t. Jonny Lang is one of those people that has it. Jonny Lang first started playing guitar at age 12, and then recorded his first blues record, Lie to Me, at age 15. The young blues player was a guitar prodigy.
Jonny Lang has since mastered his art and has released many more records since then.
Chris Janson is a really talented guy. In addition to his own music, he has written a number of Country hits, including Tim McGraw’s “Truck Yeah,” and the title track of Justin Moore’s Off the Beaten Path album. He also played harmonica on Lee Brice’s album Hard 2 Love. Check out this video of him playing with Lee Brice, and get your tickets to see Chris Janson with special guest Danielle Bradbery on 6/9 at the Music Circus!
Check out this cool interview Buddy Guy did with Guitar Center in 2014. He talks about the first time he picked up a guitar, the first fender strat he ever saw, and the first time he performed on stage (spoiler alert: it involves a gas station and a bottle of wine). Buddy Guy is performing at the South Shore Music Circus on 7/27 with Jonny Lang. Join the Gold Circle Club to get tickets before they go on sale to the general public!