In The Round with Kent Blazy, Cory Batten, Brice Long and Danny Myrick
The Bluebird Cafe
Sat, Aug 11 9:30 pm
Kent Blazy: Kent Blazy is an American country music songwriter. His credits include several singles for Garth Brooks, as well as singles by Gary Morris, Diamond Rio, Patty Loveless and Chris Young. Cory Batten: Cory was born in 1974, graduated from University of Arizona in 1996 with a degree in psychology, moved to Nashville in 1998, moved back to Nashville in 2000, wrote two songs that reached no.1 on the country music charts ("she wouldn't be gone" BLAKE SHELTON, and "gettin' you home" CHRIS YOUNG. Cut sides for record labels for his own artist deal in 2010. Brice Long: Long grew up on a 60-acre farm in Hopkinsville, Ky., working the fields and taking care of cattle and hogs. His family’s musical interests heavily influenced Long as a child. As he grew his music began being influenced by the soulful side of country music, Charlie Rich, Gary Stewart and Conway Twitty. “Country Music was on the radio in the truck, on the tractor and in the barn,” said Long in a 2005 CMA interview. “I just couldn’t get enough. I would’ve crawled inside that radio if I could.” Danny Myrick: Danny Myrick grew up in the gulf coast town of Pascagoula, Mississippi the son of a Baptist Minister father and church pianist mother. From an early age, he hewned his skills as a musician playing bass and singing in his family's gospel band, which recorded their first album when Danny was 7 years old. Danny's dad also promoted local gospel concerts and as a result, Danny had the opportunity to be on stage almost every weekend opening for virtually every major gospel quartet as well as playing numerous times weekly at his local church.