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  • Nevin James Live

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    Join us this week as we welcome singer songwriter, Nevin James. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Nevin James is a transcendent pianist and vocalist with a band on both coasts. First developing his love of performance as lead in a host of musicals at Upper St. Clair H.S. Upon graduation, James moved to Los Angeles, enrolling at Pepperdine University in Malibu. While majoring in Creative Writing, he studied script writing under the great Randall Wallace, an experience that would immeasurably influence his songwriting. During this time, he continued to mesmerize audiences with impassioned performances at the famed Malibu Inn and Ventura Theater. In 2011, his first breakthrough occurred as he became a Finalist on Bravo TV's "Platinum Hit,” an emerging singer-songwriter competition that was hosted by Four-time Grammy nominee Jewel and featured former "American Idol" judge, Kara DioGuardi. In 2013, Nevin accompanied a team of doctors to Lima, Peru, assisting in physical examinations and treatment for hundreds of Peruvians. This trip had a profound impact on him and furthered his mission of using his platform to spotlight and enhance the human condition. It was during this time that he wrote and produced a Rock Opera to promote awareness about the global epidemic of Human Trafficking, With three albums and an EP under his belt, James is gearing up for the release his new album, Secrets of the Heart, in late 2017. We will talk to Nevin about his upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at his music, feature his latest songs, and ask him to share his message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Nevin James at http://www.nevinjames.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Nevin during the show (718) 766-4193 Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Heidi Raye Live

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    Join us this week as we welcome country music singer songwriter, Heidi Raye. Heidi is a force to be reckoned with. After making the move from Dawson Creek, BC, Heidi has proved herself to be Nashville’s fiery, charming and quirky go-getter. A natural entertainer from an early age, Heidi has written and toured with some of country music’s elite. From her first deal with Erv Woolsey to her current deal with legendary Hall-of-Famer Harlan Howard’s label, Harlan Howard Records, Raye has continued to kick open doors.  She has written over 200 songs with Music Row’s most acclaimed veterans in the past year alone, and has shared the stage with country legends, Kenny Chesney, Randy Travis, Jason Aldean and Terri Clark. Grabbing the reins as a recording artist, Heidi Raye teamed up with Grammy award-winning producer Chuck Ainlay to create her new EP, Worth A Shot, released July 7th. Her influences include George Strait, Shania Twain, Brooks and Dunn, Reba, Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, and Brad Paisley. We will talk to Heidi about her upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at her new album, feature songs from the new album, and ask her to share her message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Heidi Raye at http://www.heidiraye.com and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Heidi during the show (718) 766-4193. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Jada Vance Live

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    Join us this week as we welcome country music singer songwriter, Jada Vance. Jada is a Nashville artist born in Madison, TN. to a family who celebrates their strong West Virginia roots. Jada grew up loving and singing country music, and still constantly performs for her family and friends. After tryouts in Baton Rouge, LA for American Idol in 2013, Jada received her Golden Ticket and packed for Hollywood. Upon completion of the American Idol season, Jada returned to TN with a renewed passion to pursue her musical dreams and she hit the road running! First performing on Fox 17 Tennessee Mornings, she was also invited to sing at Volunteer State Community College, The Friends of Coal, The National Corvette Museum, Nashville Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, Alabama Fan Club, along with many fairs and festivals. In the beginning of every great song, is a great writer. Like building a house, you must have a solid foundation; so should our music. Learning this and learning the respect of the musical chain of command, Jada found it important to learn the do's and don'ts of the business and enrolled at SAE, Institute and graduated with an Associate in Music Business, January 2016. During her time in college, Jada became a member of BMI and concentrated on writing music. She started her own band and continues touring. Currently, you will find Jada and her team working on her new EP, which will be released fall of 2017. Also, Jada dreams of one day doing a USO tour as her mother is a disabled veteran. We will talk to Jada about her upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at her music, feature her latest songs, and ask her to share her message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Jada Vance at http://www.jadavance.com and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Jada during the show (718) 766-4193. Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Ayla Brown Live

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    Join us this week as we welcome country pop music singer songwriter, Ayla Brown. Having multiple talents and interests hasn’t deterred Ayla from achieving many significant hallmarks in her young career. Most recently on Valentine’s Day in 2017, Ayla Brown released “Take Your Name” on digital platforms as well as radio. In May of 2015, Ayla released a full length 13 song album titled Let Love In. The album was sponsored by popular restaurant chain, Texas Roadhouse, and currently two of Ayla’s songs, “Let Love In,” and “Matches and Gasoline,” are in rotation in every Texas Roadhouse jukebox throughout the country. In November of 2012, Ayla released her 2nd album Heroes & Hometowns and achieved a life-long dream of performing at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN. Since the album’s release, Heroes & Hometowns has peaked at #1 on Amazon MP3 and #51 on iTunes. Ayla has performed to a national TV audience on Fox & Friends and The Huckabee Show, performed the National Anthem with the Boston Pops on July 4th to an audience of more than 1 million people, sang the National Anthem and God Bless America live on ESPN at the 2013 Orange Bowl, was the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers National Anthem singer for 2 years and has performed overseas 5 times to American troops in Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Egypt, Kosovo, Germany, England, The Netherlands, and Belgium. We will talk to Ayla about her upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at her music, feature her latest songs, and ask her to share her message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Ayla Brown at http://www.aylabrown.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Ayla during the show (718) 766-4193. Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.

  • Mark Mackay

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    Join us this week as we welcome Country Rock music singer songwriter, Mark Mackay. A blazing guitarist, an evocative vocalist and a songwriter steeped in authenticity: At the crossroads of country music and rock and roll is where Mark makes his stand. Fronting a powerhouse band, he rocks the room with rowdy charm and persuasive conviction. Within the last year has opened for country stars like Frankie Ballard, Eli Young Band, Cole Swindell, Tracy Lawrence and Old Dominion, plus legendary rockers The Marshall Tucker Band, 38 Special, Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi) and Orianthi. Playing over 230 shows last year, earned him a well-deserved slot on Music Connection’s “Top 100 National Live Acts.” Mackay just released his debut album on May 1, 2017, appropriately titled Trials & Tribulations, of which he either wrote or co-wrote every track on the record. As Mackay is always touring throughout the year, this earned him early supporters through sponsorships via Schecter Guitars, D’Addario, Seymour Duncan, Deering, and Red Bull. We will talk to Mark about his upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at his music, feature his latest songs, and ask him to share his message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Mark Mackay at http://www.markmackayofficial.net/ and spread the word. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Our message to the troops: WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.