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International touring Nashville recording artist Justin Johnson has been hailed by Guitar World as a "must-see act", dubbed "The Wizard" for his mastery of stringed instruments, and recognized as Slidestock International Slide Guitar Champion. In 2014, Justin Johnson recorded his debut double album, "Smoke & Mirrors," a celebration of the art, history, and traditions behind handmade roots instruments. Along with 18 modern-built roots instruments representing builders from all over the world, the album resurrects the voices of 8 of the oldest cigar box guitars and banjos known to exist. Having never previously been recorded, these fragile relics emanate voices on the album that would otherwise have been lost to time. "Smoke & Mirrors" saw it's official release in March of 2014, as Johnson took the stage to present his signature approach to Roots music to thousands of fans at Port Fairy Folk Festival, Australia's largest and longest-running Folk Festival, thus ushering in the "2014/2015 Smoke & Mirrors World Tour," which spanned mainland Australia and Tasmania, North America, Europe, and the United Kingdom. In response to worldwide demand for his educational offerings, Justin Johnson founded "Roots Music School" in Nashville, TN. Under this umbrella, he has released an Instructional Series consisting of DVDs and books on Roots Music technique and theory. As Roots Music School founder, Justin Johnson has partnered with educators across the country to develop Roots Music curriculum for schools.
Nashville-based singer/songwriter James Hatem seeks to inspire and connect listeners with genuine, raw songwriting. Harboring a passion for guitar and honest storytelling from a young age, James listened, studied, and was inspired by influences such as John Mayer, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and The Band to create compelling songs that lead audiences on a musical journey of self-discovery.
This raw songwriting paired with a blues-rock sound translates into Hatem’s new EP, Welcome To The Nightmare. This EP, recorded live in Love Shack Studios, captures the feel of Hatem’s live show. He explains, “This EP is the sound that I’ve always been looking for, which is a strong trio that plays honest music. I wanted to capture the energy and excitement of my live shows in hopes that it translates to the listener and makes them feel like they’re in the studio with us”.
Since completing several nationwide tours and having appearances in publications such as Guitar World Magazine, James continues to write, record, and perform his music with plans to release more music in 2022.
Nashville recording artist, Noah Garner, is one to watch! His sophomore EP, Spring Break Town, garnered Noah multiple features including Spotify editorial playlists, Taste of Country, CMT, and WSM Opry Radio, artist spotlight. Noah followed with his single, Somebody’s Somebody, which has amassed over 1,000,000 streams and climbing. He recently signed a global publishing deal with LA/Nashville based, Next Phaze Music.
Noah grew up in the small rural town of Dade City, FL. His love of country music started at a young age while riding around in his grandfather's truck singing along with the radio. At the age of 16, he auditioned for American Idol and got his golden ticket. He advanced all the way to the Executive Producer round. Noah has also been honored as the AMA Entertainer of the year and NACMAI Most Promising Male Entertainer of the Year.
At 18, he was recruited to headline on Nashville's honk tonk row. Noah has built an international fan base that returns from all over the world to see him perform. He has opened for Ashley McBride, Lonestar, and John Rich. You can also catch his high energy, dynamic stage show on the road touring.
Onoleigh is a Nashville based singer and songwriter raised in small town Illinois. She moved to Nashville with a dream and started paying her dues immediately, singing at honkytonks from Tootsie’s to Kid Rock’s. As she started to find her voice as an artist, she took the show on the road, opening for country acts Jordan Davis, Tyler Rich, Joe Nichols, and Rodney Atkins. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was Onoleigh’s artistry and sound.
Onoleigh broke onto the country music scene in 2021 with two back-to-back releases. Her first single, "Ghost Stories", a tale of the modern-day struggle of being "ghosted," was spotlighted by CMT.com after a successful premiere on SCENES Media. She followed that up with the heart-wrenching tune, "Make It Hurt", written by Maren Morris, Rhett Akins, and Chris DeSefano which premiered on Taste Of Country.
Her newest single, “Beautifully Broken” (releasing Feb.18th), is her most emotional song to date. A heart wrenching ballad about the messiness of love.
Sean Ryan's sincere & soulful vocals are complimented by the passion he puts into performing on the guitar. His songs are built upon his struggles and triumphs in life and reflects the humor & emotions found in all of us.
Coming from a long line of musicians beginning with his grandfather who performed with the Las Vegas "Rat Pack" during their height, he was taught the drums by his father at the age of eleven and started playing professionally within the same year.
After seven years performing with his father and brother Sean Ryan left to pursue his own Solo project.
With a sultry voice that radiates intensity and passion, this unconventional artist incorporates his everyday struggles and triumphs in his life into his music and does not plan to stop anytime soon.