Monday, Jul. 28, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and Community college sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band.
Life soon changed when he volunteered for service in Vietnam. Several months after entering combat, Brent was wounded and received the Purple Heart. After a three year recuperation in and out of military hospitals, he returned to his love of music and hit the road performing all over the United States. Later on he felt compelled to take a year off from music and hit the college lecture circuit. Offering honest, insightful, and a humorous look at life as a combat soldier, Brent was able to help others troubled with the effect of the war on their day to day lives.
Brent Burns is no stranger to notoriety. In response to the oil shortages of the 1980s, Burns wrote the hit song, “Cheaper Crude or No More Food,” which sold 200,000 copies the first day it was released. Paul Harvey played the song three times; the first and only song ever played in the program’s 35-year history. Burns’ fame has continued with guest appearances on all three major networks, interviews on the BBC, and featured articles in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune andBillboard Magazine.
Brent also has the distinction of being the first entertainer to sing for American troops overseas since the tragedy of September 11th, 2001. Besides his busy performance schedule, he continues to perform at benefits around the world, including for the National Underwater Marine Agency (NUMA) of Australia, the Phoenix Suns Night Hoops Program, American Cancer Society, and Habitat for Humanity, where Brent is building a house with proceeds from his latest CD, “Margarita Smile.”
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014
Lee and the Hellz Yeah
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lee has been playing as a solo act and with his live band Lee & The Hellz Yeah in the Gulf Coast area since 2004. At the moment Lee is working on a new solo record "The Leavin' Sound". The solo album is influenced by Lee's acoustic solo work and creates a down home feel with plenty of Lee's signature slide guitar work. This album has tinges of everything from blues rock to downhome gospel, r&b and what some might call soulful country.
Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Jimmy Lumpkin is a singer/songwriter playing multiple instruments, but is most fond of his acoustic guitar. In addition to his solo career, he also plays with the band "Trigger Root". He lives in Summerdale AL, close to Fish River, in a log cabin with his wife Talia and dog Charlie.
Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Crowned Jewelz Band is a funky dance band playing a mix of blues, funk, current hits and originals. Jonesy likes to get the crowd involved when she entertains so be ready to dance and sing along to your favorite hits and maybe you’ll leave with a new favorite! Enjoy the fabulous food at Lulu’s, a frozen liquid treat and Crowned Jewelz Band!
Friday, Aug. 01, 2014
Alvarado Road Show
Friday, August 1, 2014