If you love Garth Brook’s “The Dance” or Kenny Chesney’s “Noise” or even Michael Ray’s “Think a Little Less”, you’re invited to the Frank Brown Songwriters Festival’s “Hall of Fame” show on November 9th at the Pensacola Museum of Commerce at 7pm! The line up included Nashville’s Hall of Fame songwriters like Tony Arata, Thom Schuyler, Pat Alger and more! Tickets are still available here.
2012 Inductee – TONY ARATA whose #1 hits include The Dance, recorded by Garth Brooks; Here I Am, recorded by Patti Loveless; Dreaming With My Eyes Open, recorded by Clay walker and I’m Holding My Own, recorded by Lee Roy Parnell.
2011 Inductee – THOM SCHUYLER served as President and Chairman of the Country Music Association. His top-ten award winning songs include
My Old Yellow Car, A Love Like That, Years After You, You Can’t Stop Love and Nothin’ Like Fallin In Love.
2010 Inductee – PAT ALGER whose #1 hits include The Thunder Rolls & Unanswered Prayers, recorded by Garth Brooks; Small Town Saturday Night, recorded by Hal Ketchum; Like We Never Had A Broken Heart, recorded by Trisha Yearwood and Goin’ Gone, recorded by Kathy Mattea.
The line-up will also include the following top hit songwriters:
JON NITE – has had 12 top ten hits including cuts by Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen, Keith Urban and Kenny Chesney. Co-wrote the current Kenny Chesney chart topper, Noise, which is the March 2016 single release from Chesney’s newest album.
JOSH OSBORNE – has had two #1 hits with Kenny Chesney (Come Over and Wild Child). 2014 Grammy award winner for Best Country Song (Merry Go Round, recorded by Kacey Musgraves). Named 2015 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year. 2016 Nominee by Academy of Country Music for Single of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.
JIMMY ROBBINS – has had 9 top ten hits including 5 # 1’s. Co wrote Jason Aldean’s current single, Lights Come On, as well as Michael Ray’s, Think A Little Less. Has cuts by Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Sara Evans, Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw.