Puckett’s Hitmakers Series with Wood Newton, Rafe Van Hoy and Dairy Daughters $12- 3.30.19
March 30 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm$12
Since moving to Nashville in 1976, Wood has written some of country music’s biggest hits: “Bobbie Sue” (Oak Ridge Boys), “Twenty Years Ago” (Kenny Rogers), “What I Didn’t Do” (Steve Wariner), and “Riding With Private)” which
he produced for David Ball. All of these songs have received BMI awards for being played over a million times. Wood produced and sang harmony with David Ball on “Old Folks At Home,” a track on Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs
Of Stephen Foster. It won a Grammy for Traditional Folk Album (2005).
Rafe Van Hoy began his music career as a songwriter, landing his first publishing contract at 17. Within 7 years he landed 10 number one songs and and another 10 top 10 singles, plus nearly 200 cuts by other artists. Along the way,
he’s been a session musician and producer for over 4 decades with credits including a Grammy Nomination, 11 BMI One Million Airplay Awards, 3 BMI Two Million Airplay Awards with songs recorded by George Jones and Tammy
Wynette (including the classic “Golden Ring”), Oak Ridge Boys, Michael Martin Murphy’s “What’s Forever For”, John Conlee, Patti Loveless, Brooks and Dunn, Reba McEntire, Leann Rimes, Fleetwood Mac & Diana Ross. His songs have been on records selling well over 50 million copies.
Raised on dairy farms and country music, Shelby Dressel and Megan Gertken form the Nashville-based country duo, the Dairy Daughters. Shelby was a Top 40s finalist from season 9 of American Idol which led to a performance and sit-down interview on Ellen. Megan Gertken has played the Ryman Auditorium and performed across the US, Canada and Europe during the 2013 America’s Got Talent tour. They met in Nashville, onstage at the world famous Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. The Dairy Daughters sound is inspired by the vocal bluegrass tones of Patty Loveless and classic melodies of George Strait. Listen for their new single “Farmer’s Day Off,” at radio and digital outlets now.