In The Round with Brandon Chase, Jeremy Crady, Emily Ann Roberts and Simon Reid
The Bluebird Cafe
Tue, Nov 21 6:00 pm
Brandon Chase: Texas native Brandon Chase is a singer/songwriter full of passion. After graduating from Berklee College of Music at the age of 17, he embraced songwriting and performing as his full-time career. In 2013, Brandon took the national stage and performed on NBC’s "The Voice" where he secured a spot on Blake Shelton’s team. After gaining massive exposure from the show, Brandon made the move to Nashville, Tennessee where he later released his first country radio single “One”, that found it’s way onto the Billboard charts. From performing at various colleges, festivals, and venues from coast to coast, to securing major label songwriting cuts in the US and Canada, Brandon is starting to make a name for himself. There are some exciting things on the horizon for this country artist on the rise. Jeremy Crady: Jeremy Crady is a Music City transplant from the great state of Texas with red dirt in his soul. His songs have been recorded by artists including Eric Church on his Grammy-nominated Chief album, his Caught in the Act (Live) album, and Joe Nichols on his critically acclaimed Never Gets Old album. When he isn't writing he enjoys spending time with his wife and being dad to his three baby girls. Emily Ann Roberts: Emily Ann Roberts is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter/musician. Growing up in East Tennessee, Emily Ann has been shaped by a wide variety of music. Influenced by artists like Dixie Chicks and Patty Loveless, Emily Ann aims to take her love of vintage country and give it a modern-day twist. Emily Ann’s sound finds a way to appeal to her younger audience while still revealing her passion for classic country. Emily Ann’s most recent achievement was placing runner-up on season 9 of “The Voice”. During her time on the show, she had the opportunity to perform with Blake Shelton and Ricky Skaggs, and be mentored by Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton. Emily Ann had two number one songs on the country iTunes chart as well as two top ten songs on iTunes’ all-genre chart. Simon Reid: Songwriter, producer and musician Simon Reid brought a little of his homeland Scotland with him when he relocated from Edinburgh to Music City. What began as a vacation with his wife in 2012, became a wonderful journey, making friendships, stories and music along the way. Simon's songs and productions have been used by ABC Family, The British Red Cross, BBC Radio 2 Songwriters' Academy, and featured on 'Roy Orbison: Under The Covers'. He performed at The Ryman Auditorium representing Scotland during 2016's 'Celebrate Nashville' festival and has also performed on NSAI/WTVF News Channel 5's 'Words & Music' show. Simon produced the EP 'Demo Sessions Vol. II' by Sister C, and continues to collaborate with some of Nashville's finest writers and artists.