THE 2019 SIP HOPE TOWN SONGWRITERS
THE COMPLETE SIP HOPE TOWN LINE UP IS STILL BEING SET BUT THE FOLLOWING AMAZING SONGWRITERS HAVE ALREADY BEEN CONFIRMED.
OUR SIP HOPE TOWN SONGWRITERS (& ARTISTS) HAVE PLAYED TO SOLD OUT CLUBS, THEATERS & ARENAS ALL OVER THE WORLD WHILE AT THE SAME TIME WRITING COUNTLESS SONGS (AND HITS) FOR ACTS LIKE SUGARLAND, THE ZAC BROWN BAND, HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH, TIM MCGRAW, LADY ANTEBELLUM, JIMMY BUFFETT, RASCAL FLATTS, DARIUS RUCKER, LUKE COMBS, CHRIS YOUNG, JEWEL & MANY MANY MORE.
CHECK BACK SOON TO SEE WHO ELSE YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO ENJOYING AT THE 7th ANNUAL SIP HOPE TOWN FEBRUARY 12 - 17, 2019.
Here's a look at who made up the 2018 SIP HOPE TOWN Performers...
BIG MACHINE Recording Artist Lauren Jenkins is a Fort Worth, Texas native & Charlotte, NC raised singer-songwriter & artist who is quickly becoming one of Nashville's brightest up & coming acts. Lauren, whose debut album is scheduled for release in early 2019, has the smoky vocals of Stevie Nicks, the honest lyrics of Lucinda Williams & the artistic vision of Ryan Adams rolled up into a unique package set to arrive on the Music Row scene like a midnight freight train.
For more info on Lauren Jenkins CLICK HERE.
Austin, Texas native Django Walker is a singer, songwriter & artist who tours relentlessly on the strength of his own albums while also penning songs for fellow Texans Pat Green and Josh Abbott & even international superstar Jimmy Buffett. Django's father is legendary country music outlaw Jerry Jeff Walker & with his rather impressive family lineage it is no surprise that Django's musical path & artistry is both heartfelt & all his own.
For more info on Django Walker CLICK HERE.
Nashville's James Otto is a Music City legend as both a singer & songwriter thanks to his decade plus track record of producing hits as both. As a songwriter James has written hits for Jamey Johnson ("In Color"), Zac Brown Band ("No Hurry") & Chris Janson ("Holding Her") while as an artist James has found radio success with songs like "Just Got Started Lovin' You", "Groovy Little Summer Song" & more.
For More Info on James Otto CLICK HERE.
KYLIE RAE HARRIS
For the past few years Texan Kylie Rae Harris has been touring the Lone Star state behind her powerhouse vocals & soulful songwriting & it now appears more and more likely that the rest of the world will soon learn what Texas has already figured out... Kylie Rae Harris is a star in the making. With vocals reminiscent of early Bonnie Raitt & songs that touch on the lyrical honesty of classics penned by Willie Nelson, Patti Griffin & Guy Clark Kylie Rae Harris is a not to be missed SIP NAPA performer.
For more info on Kylie Rae Harris CLICK HERE.
Javier Colon is singer, songwriter, musician & vocalist who before embarking on his own solo career was a member of EmcQ, The Derek Trucks Band & others. Javier who has recorded for both Capitol Records & Universal Republic Records was also the winner of the inaugural season of the NBC hit show "The Voice". This will be Javier's very 1st SIP HOPE TOWN.
For More Info On Javier Colon CLICK HERE.
Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist Mark Bryan is a musical icon to many of today's musicians who grew up as kids of the 90's, but what most folks don't know is besides being a founding member of one of history's biggest bands Mark is also an accomplished producer, songwriter & college professor. The Hootie boys are planning a reunion tour in 2019, but before that kicks off SIP NAPA is lucky enough to have Mark in our inaugural line up where you are sure to hear his monster hits "Only Wanna Be With You", "Time", "Hold My Hand" & more.
For more info on Mark Bryan CLICK HERE.
Ira Dean is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist & artist who has been lucky enough to find some big success in Music City, USA. Ira was one 3rd of early 2000's hit country group "Trick Pony" & when "Trick Pony" disbanded in 2009 wasted no time in recording his own solo albums & also writing songs for folks like Gary Allan, Chris Young, Montgomery Gentry, Jake Owen & more. Ira's hits include Montgomery Gentry's "One in Every Crowd", Gary Allan's "Feeling Like That" & his Trick Pony hit "Pour Me". This will be Ira's very 1st SIP HOPE TOWN.
For More Info On Ira Dean CLICK HERE.
Wyatt Durrette is one of the most successful songwriters in Nashville history thanks to both his immense talent & his long time creative relationship with his friend Zac Brown. Wyatt has penned an incredible thirteen #1 songs including "Chicken Fried", "Colder Weather", "Toes", "Whatever It Is" & many more.
For More Info on Wyatt Durrette CLICK HERE.
Randy Montana is a Nashville based singer songwriter & artist who will be making a return visit to SIP Hope Town in 2019. Randy who has written songs for Luke Combs, Justin Moore & others is also a talented artist in his own right who has released two extremely well received country americana albums.
For More Info on Randy Montana CLICK HERE.
SIP Founder Patrick Davis is a SC bred Nashville based singer, songwriter & artist who has had quite a nice musical run over the past decade plus. Davis has had nearly 70 of his songs recorded by artists including Jimmy Buffett, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Jewel & others while his artist career includes the release of 4 well received full length albums & headlining much of the Southeast with his eleven piece band "Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir".
For more info on Patrick Davis CLICK HERE.
Grammy Nominated Singer-Songwriter & Piano Man James Slater is a Panama born North Carolina raised Nashville based Music City Legend. James who has toured as both a headliner & backing musician for artist since the age of 16 has written monster hits for Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Jamey Johnson & many others. James hits include Martina McBride's "In My Daughter's Eyes", Jamey Johnson's "High Cost of Living" & more.
For More Info On James Slater CLICK HERE.
Chicago native Chris Gelbuda is fast becoming one of Music City, USA's most sought after songwriters, musicians & producers. As a musician Chris is an occasional member of The Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh & Friends, as a writer he has had his songs recorded by Meghan Trainor, Billy Currington, Frankie Ballard & Dustin Lynch while his producing credits include songs by the aforementioned Meghan Trainor, including the world wide smash hit "Love Me Like You're Gonna Lose Me" featuring John Legend.
For more info on Chris Gelbuda CLICK HERE.
Channing Wilson is somehow 100% throwback, 100% current & 100% what is needed in today's homogenized popular country music landscape. Raised in the mountain country where Georgia, Tennessee & Alabama meet Channing's lyrics haunt you like the best lines of Guy Clark, Hank Sr. & Waylon while his voice carries like the sound of a runaway train falling off the rails in the Rockies.
For more info on Channing Wilson CLICK HERE.
David Borne is Louisiana born Nashville based singer, songwriter & artist who is both one of Nashville's hardest working musicians & most unique vocalist. David's style is reminiscent of Amos Lee, Ray Lamontagne or David Gray & is an upcoming talent not to be missed. David released a well received EP titled "Break My Own Heart" in late 2017 & is currently working on recording & writing a brand new album.
2017 SIP HOPE TOWN Performers...