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Josh Gracin*

Lyric Street recording artist

Birthdate
October 18, 1980
Birthplace
Westland, Michigan
Members
 
Hit Songs
"I Want to Live," "Brass Bed," "Nothin' to Lose," "I Keep Coming Back," "Favorite State of Mind", "We Weren't Crazy", "Unbelieveable" and "Telluride"
Latest Album
We Weren't Crazy in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.joshgracin.com
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 8:45 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Luke Bryan*

Capitol Nashville recording artist

Birthdate
July 17, 1976
Birthplace
Lessburg, Georgia
Members
 
Hit Songs
"All My Friends Say", "We Rode in Trucks", "Country Man" and "Sorority Girls"
Latest Album
I'll Stay Me in 2007 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.lukebryan.com
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 7:15 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Trent Tomlinson

Carolwood recording artist

Birthdate
July 3, 1975
Birthplace
Blytheville, Arkansas
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Drunker Than Me", "One Wing in the Fire", "Just Might Have Her Radio On", "That's How It Still Oughta Be" and "Henry Cartwright's Produce Stand"
Latest Album
A Guy Like Me to be released in 2009
Website
www.trenttomlinson.com
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 5:10 p.m. (Upper Stage)
 

Stephen Cochran*

Aria recording artist

Birthdate
September 17, 1979
Birthplace
Ashland, Kentucky
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Friday Night Fireside", "Old School", "Four Chords & Seven Beers Ago", "Thinkin' I'm Drinkin'" and "Leave My Country Alone"
Latest Album
Stephen Cochran in 2007 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.stephencochran.com
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 4:10 p.m. (Upper Stage)
 

Darryl Worley*

Stroudavarious recording artist

Birthdate
October 31, 1964
Birthplace
Pyburn, Tennessee
Members
 
Hit Songs
"When You Need My Love", "A Good Day To Run", "I Miss My Friend", "Have You Forgotten?", "Awful, Beautiful Life", "I Just Came Back From a War" and "Sounds Like Life to Me"
Latest Album
Sounds Like Life to be released in 2009
Website
www.darrylworley.com
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 7:25 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Trailer Choir*

Show Dog Nashville recording artist

Birthdate
 
Birthplace
Nashville, Tennessee
Members
Mark "Butter" Fortney, Vinny "The Mack" Hickerson, Crystal Hoyt
Hit Songs
"Off the Hillbilly Hook" and "What Would You Say"
Latest Album
Trailer Choir EP released in 2008 - Buy the EP album now
Website
www.trailerchoir.com
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 4:00 p.m. (Lower Stage)

 

Kevin Costner & Modern West*

Universal South recording artist

Birthdate
January 18, 1955
Birthplace
Lynwood, California
Members
Kevin Costner, John Coinman, Teddy Morgan, Blair Forward, Larry Cobb, Park Chisolm and Bobby Yang
Hit Songs
"Superman 14"
Latest Album
Untold Truths released in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.kevincostnermodernwest.com
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 8:30 p.m. (Upper Stage)
 

Jessica Harp

Maverick/Warner Bros. Nashville recording artist

Birthdate
February 3, 1982
Birthplace
Kansas City, Missouri
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Boy Like Me"
Latest Album
A Woman Needs to be released in 2009
Website
www.jessicaharp.net
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 5:00 p.m. (Upper Stage)
 

Willie Nelson*

Lost Highway recording artist

Birthdate
April 30, 1933
Birthplace
Abbott, Texas
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Touch Me", "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain", "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time", "Georgia on My Mind", "Blue Skies", "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys", "On the Road Again"
Latest Album
Naked Willie to be released in 2009 -- Pre-order the album now!
Website
www.willienelson.com
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 9:15 p.m. (Upper Stage)
 

Billy Craig*

unsigned recording artist

Birthdate
 
Birthplace
Big Rapids, Michigan
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Streets of Fire"
Latest Album
This Side of Somewhere -- Buy the album now!
Website
www.billycraigmusic.com
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 7:00 p.m. (Acoustic Stage)
 

Rodney Atkins

Curb recording artist

Birthdate
March 28, 1969
Birthplace
Knoxville, Tennessee
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Honesty (Write Me a List)", "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)", "Watching You", "These Are My People", "Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy)" and "It's America"
Latest Album
It's America released in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.rodneyatkins.com
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 10:05 p.m. (Upper Stage)
 

Bomshel*

Curb recording artist

Birthdate
 
Birthplace
Nashville, Tennessee
Members
Kristy Osmonson and Kelley Shepard
Hit Songs
"Bomshel Stomp", "The Power of One", "Just This Way", "Cheater, Cheater" and "Fight Like a Girl"
Latest Album
TBD on Curb Records
Website
www.bomshel.com
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 3:25 p.m. (Lower Stage)
 

Lee Ann Womack

Mercury Nashville recording artist

Birthdate
August 19, 1966
Birthplace
Jacksonville, Texas
Members
 
Hit Songs
"The Fool", "You've Got to Talk to Me", "A Little Past Little Rock", "I'll Think of a Reason Later", "I Hope You Dance", "Ashes By Now", "Solitary Thinkin'"
Latest Album
Call Me Crazy released in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.leeannwomack.com
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 6:15 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Phil Vassar

Universal South recording artist

Birthdate
May 28, 1964
Birthplace
Lynchburg, Virginia
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Carlene", "Just Another Day in Paradise", "Six-Pack Summer", "That's When I Love You", "American Child", "In a Real Love", "Last Day of my Life", "Love is a Beautiful Thing" and "Prayer of a Common Man"
Latest Album
Prayer of a Common Man in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.philvassar.com
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 10:20 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Eli Young Band

Universal South recording artist

Birthdate
 
Birthplace
Denton, Texas
Members
Mike Eli, James Young, Jon Jones, Chris Thompson
Hit Songs
"When It Rains" and "Always The Love Songs"
Latest Album
Jet Black & Jealous in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.eliyoung.net
Scheduled Performance
Saturday, May 16, 2009 @ 4:20 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Justin Moore

Valory Music Co. recording artist

Birthdate
 
Birthplace
Poyen, Arkansas
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Back That Thing Up" and "Small Town USA"
Latest Album
TBA on Valory Music Co. records
Website
profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=313919203
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 2:05 p.m. (Lower Stage)
   

Whitney Duncan

Warner Bros. recording artist

Birthdate
August 3, 1984
Birthplace
Scotts Hill, Tennessee
Members
 
Hit Songs
"When I Said I Would" and "The Bed You Made"
Latest Album
Right Road Now to be released on Warner Bros. Records
Website
www.whitneyduncan.com
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 2:55 p.m. (Lower Stage)
   

Jessica Andrews

Carolwood recording artist

Birthdate
December 29, 1983
Birthplace
Huntington, Tennessee
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Who I Am", "Unbreakable Heart", "There's More To Me Than You", "Summer Girl" and "Everything"
Latest Album
TBD on Carolwood Records
Website
www.jessicaandrews.com
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 4:55 p.m. (Upper Stage)

Jason Michael Carroll*

Arista Nashville recording artist

Birthdate
June 13, 1978
Birthplace
Houston, Texas
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Alyssa Lies", "Livin' Our Love Song", "I Can Sleep When I'm Dead" and "Where I'm From"
Latest Album
Growing Up Is Getting Old to be released in 2009 - Pre-order the album now!
Website
www.jasonmichaelcarroll.com
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 6:05 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Zac Brown Band

Atlantic recording artist

Birthdate
 
Birthplace
Dahlonega, Georgia
Members
Zac Brown, Jimmy De Martini, John Driskell Hopkins, Coy Bowles, Chris Fryar, Clay Cook
Hit Songs
"Chicken Fried" and "Whatever It Is"
Latest Album
The Foundation in 2008 - Buy the album now!
Website
www.zacbrownband.com
Scheduled Performance
Sunday, May 17, 2009 @ 7:40 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

Jack Ingram

Big Machine recording artist

Birthdate
November 15, 1970
Birthplace
Houston, Texas
Members
 
Hit Songs
"Wherever You Are", "Love You", "Lips of an Angel", "Measure of a Man", "Maybe She'll Get Lonely", "That's a Man" and "Barefoot and Crazy"
Latest Album
Big Dreams and High Hopes to be released in 2009
Website
www.jackingram.net
Scheduled Performance
Friday, May 15, 2009 @ 6:05 p.m. (Upper Stage)
   

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