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Who’s Doing What In The FWSA
Who’s Doing What in the FWSA?
Kavin Allenson - Kavin has just released his single “Love is Easy”! Check it out on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and other digital outlets! (Search for “love is easy kavin”).
Michael Anderson - Michael will be with Terry Rasor at the FW Harley Davidson Friday Happy Hour from 5 to 7 on Friday Sept. 5; On Sat Oct 5 Michael will be at the Doss Heritage Center for their "Pioneer Days" Festival from 1 till 2 in Weatherford, TX. and at the Pioneer Days Festival at Weatherford College in Weatherford on Tuesday Oct 8 from 11 - 2. On Sat, Oct 12, Michael will be performing at the Masonic Family Day Festival in Fort Worth from 1 till 2. And one of his favorite gigs is the Historic Chandor Gardens Fall Art Walk in Weatherford, TX. on Sunday Oct 20, noon till 1. Check out Michael’s solo CD’s “Community Without Chaos” featuring all original material and "Walking the Beauty Way” CD. Michael is now working on his latest CD called “Sacred Roots”- a compilation of original songs and ballads of life in the Norse community of Bosque County. For more information on Michael’s music you can call 817 596-0550 or, go to www.reverbnation.com/michaelanderson4.
Brad Davis - After a long tour with Billy Bob Thornton, Brad will finally be home and back in the studio ready to work starting August 19th. If you have any studio needs, contact Brad and let him know you are a member of the FWSA. Please start booking your studio time now because his schedule is starting to get busy. Also, he is going to start doing different types of workshops the first Sat. of the month and Sept. 7th will be a ProTools and basic recording tips workshop. He is offering a $50.00 discount to all FWSA members. Brad is hosting a Pro Tools Recording Clinic at his studio on September 7th. This is a 4 hour clinic. For information, go to www.braddavisrecordingstudio.com.
Theodore A. Henning II - Theodore has completed a new demo CD titled, Just Some Stuff, an eclectic mix of original tunes including two songs iconic for Mineral Wells, Texas; Crazy Water and Baker Hotel Blues. The CD or individual songs can be purchased at www.cdbaby.com/artist/theodoreahenningii as well as through streaming services. Additionally, Theo’s latest project is the release of his novel The Sauwastika Enigma, a treasure hunting mystery offered at Amazon.com in both ebook and paperback. If you ever wondered why George Langelaan wrote ‘The Fly”, you’ll find out in his book!
Rob Owen - Rob’s song “Let’s Ride”, which won 1st Place in the “Lyric Only” category in the FWSA Songwriting Contest has now been put to music. Rob will be performing the song soon at open mic night. Rob latest CD single, “Send You Home” can be found at www.cdbaby.com/cd/robowen12. For more information on Rob’s music, go to his website at www.6stringentertainment.biz or www.reverbnation.com/robowen.
Rick Tate - Rick is currently rewriting 4 songs and two new songs. He has been working with and performing at Farr Best Theater in Mansfield, TX. Check out Rick’s new website at www.ricktatemusic.com.
John Terry - John's song, "God's Been Laughing at Me", co-written with his nephew, Bobby Terry, has been recorded by Houston artist, Max Flinn, and will be released as a single to Texas Radio. Also, John's song "Borrowed Time", co-written with Scott Voelkerding, which was a winning song in the FWSA 2018 Song Contest, is currently being featured on the Jeffrey Steele Songwriting Academy's Soundcloud page (Winter 2018 Songs). (https://soundcloud.com/jeffreysteeleacademy). John returned from a week in Nashville during July with several new songs, and will be returning to Nashville in August for another week of networking, writing songs, and performing.
Wayne Willingham - Wayne is back from the road, and staying home for the summer, to record, and even play some local gigs. Each Tuesday, at Pizza Bar None on Jennings at Pennsylvania on Fort Worth's near South side. The second Tuesday Wayne is hosting open mic, so grab your guitar and come on down. Festivities begin about 7PM. As for recording, Wayne plans to release several singles in succession, followed by the complete album release. Wayne hits the road again right after Labor Day, to Florida, Carolinas and Virginia. Details on Wayne's Facebook page and a www.waynewillingham.com.
Gus Wolman - While Gus has closed the publishing division of WCCMP, he continues to "help people through music". Currently, Gus is seeking a "Facebook Guru" to assist in getting a positive message school shooting song to market. The name of the song is "You're Coming Home with Me Tonight" (Will Gunnell – writer/producer). “We have budgeted for a commission per digital sale”. If you have an interest, please contact Gus at 903-356-3921/817-658-2979. You can hear a snippet of the song at https://www.wccmp.com Please note that this song is on iTunes, CD Baby and our site . . . he is NOT streaming this song.
Rachael Yeatts - Rachel’s band, Blue GrassFire, will play 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., September 1, 2019 for Denton Community Market fundraiser Pawsitive Vibes, at Backyard on Bell, 410 N. Bell Ave., Denton, TX 76209. During the afternoon of September 7, 2019, they will be playing for Summer Daze at Juice Lab, 508 S. Elm St., Denton, TX 76201. Blue GrassFire bids acoustic bassist, Beckah Maxwell, farewell as she heads to grad school, and welcomes acoustic bassist, Rick Netherton to the band. In addition, they will welcome award-winning fiddler, Jill Christy Fowler, to the band. For further information go to www.rachelyeatts.com, and they are Blue GrassFire on Facebook and Instagram.