Two talented and accomplished songwriters will play at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Franklin on Saturday, Aug 5th. Don’t miss Tim Buppert and Rafe Van Hoy.
Since moving to Nashville in July of 91’ Tim has not only become a successful songwriter but he has become one of Nashville’s most sought after session singers. In addition to singing demos for every writer in town he has sung on albums for Trisha Yearwood, Michael Peterson, Paul Brandt, Anita Cochran and Kevin Sharp, Billy Ray Cyrus and Rodney Atkins to name a few and on jingles for Pepsi, Luvs diapers, TNN and many more. As a songwriter Tim has had cuts by Trisha Yearwood, The Wiggins, Continental Divide, Perfect Stranger, the top 10 single by Yankee Gray called “Another Nine Minutes” and a #1 single by Kevin Sharp “She’s Sure Taking it Well”, which was the #5 song of 1997 and is included in ASCAP’s top 50 songs of the 90’s. Tim also plays drums and sings in 4 of Nashville’s most popular bands – Fab, a Beatles tribute band, The Counsoulers, a premier soul/R&B group, Vinyl Radio and Live From Ventura Blvd, two great 70’s cover bands.
Rafe Van Hoy began his music career as a songwriter, landing his first publishing contract at 17. Over the next 7 years he would become one of Nashville’s new hot songwriters with 10 number one songs and as many top 10 singles, along with nearly 200 cuts by other artists. In one three- year period he had between 50 and 60 song cuts each year. During this early time, Rafe also worked as a session musician on many hit records, and then began adding producer to his list of credits, with songwriting always as his first passion.
Rafe has been active and successful as both writer and producer over four decades with credits in several categories and genres of music, including a Grammy Nomination, 11 BMI One Million Airplay Awards, 3 BMI Two Million Airplay Awards and beyond, and songs recorded by George Jones and Tammy Wynette (including the classic “Golden Ring”), Oak Ridge Boys, Michael Martin Murphy’s “What’s Forever For”, John Conlee, Patti Loveless, Brooks and Dunn, Reba McEntire, Leann Rimes, Fleetwood Mac, Diana Ross, Issac Hayes, Paul Carrack, and a long long list of others, including Trick Daddy (“I’m A Thug”). His songs have been on records selling well over 50 million copies.
Seating for the show begins at 7:30, Show at 8:30, $12 cover charge, BOOK ONLINE or call 615-794-5527 for show and dinner reservations
Puckett’s is located at 120 4th Ave S in Franklin.