SOLO ACT A
This Austin TX Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist has a gift of entertaining the crowd. His “retro” style incorporates elements of Blues, Neo Soul, R&B, and Funk. He delivers smooth grooves and soulful vocal expressions with a touch of blues guitar. From heavy-hitting stages to intimate heartfelt performances, he continues to captivate audiences in a powerful way. You may have seen him featured on Season 17 of The Voice.
SOLO ACT B
This artist’s voice has allowed him to perform on stages all across the United States, from his Hollywood run on season 10 of American Idol, to singing the national anthem at the NBA Western Conference Finals. He draws inspiration from a wide variety of genres and artists, from Stevie Wonder to John Mayer. He continues to increase his footprint on the Houston music scene, performing at various local business and private events.
SOLO ACT C
This former American Idol contestant is a pop artist from the Houston area. Her goal is for her music to inspire everyone who hears it. She wants her music to be a light in the darkness and give people something different to listen to.
SOLO ACT D
This Houston-based vocalist/saxophonist offers a rare combination: a soulful, emotive voice with the potential to connect with a varied adult audience and the skills as an alto saxophonist to go toe-to-toe with the best players of his generation. A twenty-first century musician who is proficient in all of the inventions and dimensions of jazz, and can speak the languages of R&B, country, folk and pop – both instrumentally and vocally.
SOLO ACT E
While still partial to the Texas Country he grew up on, this artist is greatly influenced by the classic country legends such as Merle Haggard, George Jones, Jonny Paycheck, Ernest Tubb and others alike. “I really identify with the raw vulnerability and grit of the classic country artists. Their music was authentic and relatable,” he says. In addition to his original material, he always sprinkles in a variety of cover tunes ranging from Bob Wills to Alan Jackson during his sets.
SOLO ACT F
This Houston based artist has toured all over the country and has opened for the bands 311, Blue October, and several 94.5 The Buzz shows. His passion for music is apparent during his sets, showcasing his diverse and crowd-pleasing style.