CNR Independent Artist Videos
Greg Ward was born in Arkansas. As early as 2nd grade he discovered his love of writing songs. By the age of 19 a dream of becoming a singer, songwriter had taken root in his soul. He learned to play guitar and was playing and singing in local bands. By his early 30’s he was making trips back and forth to Nashville on a regular basis to pursue his dream. In 2016 he signed with Kilgore Country Records. His first album “Breaking All The Rules” was released in 2017 and was recognized by the Jose Music Awards. The title cut “Breaking All The Rules” won the Jose Music Award’s coveted Outlaw Country Song Of The Year in 2017. In 2018 he was nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year and in 2019 nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year by the Arkansas Country Music Association. Greg has performed in Nashville at the prestigious Troubadour Theatre, the Bluebird Cafe, etc. He has also opened for many major country stars like Gene Watson, Tanya Tucker, TG Sheppard, etc.
Raised on a South Texas ranch outside of Hondo, Allora Leonard has always used music to communicate. She began her singing career at age 8 when she was heard singing to her horse at a Rodeo & was ask to sing the National Anthem. She was hooked! As a true story teller, at twelve,she began writing songs to share her stories. Her unique style combines her love of Texas swing & traditional country transformed into a fresh, current sound. Old Soul Girl, Allora's first single, hit top 40 on the T3R Texas/Red Dirt Chart thanks to the support of Radio. Because of that single's success & her incredible work ethic, Allora has been named one of the 2022 T3R Future Faces showcase artists. What an incredible honor for the graduating high school senior. Her new single 'SAN ANTONE' depicts the love of home, family & the conflict one feels when it's time to leave. Her powerful vocals cause you to feel her struggle. Enjoy the trip.
"Regret" is a story about a man finally realizing the heartbreaking moment of regret of losing his true love. The lyrics capture the emotions of a roller coaster love affair, coupled with the backdrop of some outstanding music production from Greg Hunt and Rosewood Studios: the final product of "Regret" will intrigue listeners who have experienced heartbreak and love. The tune itself has experienced the up's and down's of life as the original artist and co-writer Wayland Hicks was lost to an unfortunate motorcycle accident in 2018. Brendyn Kyle put some new wind into its sails, recruited the talented Sarah Hobbs to help put a new spin on the presentation, and now everyone who experienced this music journey with this tune is ready for the world to hear "Regret"! "Regret": a powerful, powerful tune about humans, love, and heartache.
The Gospel According to Jones
Freddie Pate has been in the music business all his life….literally! He started learning chords when he was 4 years old, started singing in nightclubs in Los Angeles at 8 years old and started playing full time 6 nights a week when he was 15 years old. For the next fifty years he traveled coast to coast, border to border and half way around the world playing, learning and honing his craft. TEXAS COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION "Guitarist Of The Year" 2019 UNCLE BOO PICK-A-THON "Guitarist Of The Year" 2018 CERTIFIED SOUTH LOUISIANA GUITAR GREATS A TOP 20 RECORD ON THE TEXAS REGIONAL RADIO CHART “ALL WATERED DOWN” 2018 NOMINATED “GUITARIST” AND “CAJUN COUNTRY ARTIST OF THE YEAR” (TCMA) 2017 NOMINATED “GUITARIST OF THE YEAR” (TCMA) A #1 RECORD ON THE HLE GOSPEL CHART “CROSSROADS” ON THE CHARTS FOR 8 WEEKS!! A #20 on NATIONAL ROOTS BLUES MUSIC REPORT Top 100 “I GOT THE BLUES”
No Way, No How
Following the success of her first two singles on the Texas Charts and her recent performance at this year's T3R Future Faces Show, Cynthia went into BGM Studios in San Antonio to bring this song to life with the help of Bill Green. Cynthia has seen and experienced, personally, the negative impact of addiction and what it leaves in its wake. So, she wrote this song with the intent to bring encouragement and hope to those facing that battle and trying to escape it. She wants to remind everyone that, for every dark moment of addiction, there is light at the end of the tunnel. She prays this song helps those who need it.
Born in Atoka, Oklahoma and raised in Whitewright, TX, touring singer-songwriter and recording artist Jordan Rainer is catching fire with audiences of all ages, backgrounds and musical tastes. She is making a name for herself among some of the biggest names in country music while performing predominantly in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and all across the southeast. With her witty lyrics, masterful guitar playing and unique voice, Rainer has been embraced as a peer by respected artists and songwriters such as Dean Dillon (George Strait-- The Chair, Marina Del Rey), and even wrote the title track Stained Glass and Neon with Dean for The Voice winner Sundance Head’s debut album. Notorious for shooting from the hip and telling it like it is, Jordan Rainer’s spitfire approach to performance and storytelling is one that sets her apart for sure. Dubbed by her fans as “The Woman In Black”, her stories and style give a subtle nod to her deep love for artists like Cash, Jennings, Willie.
Travis Pickering - She Gets Me (Official Video)
From the song writing behind 2 successful charting singles (Dreams and Gasoline & Make It to Memphis), Travis Pickering steps into his own Country Radio debut. From a true neo-traditional format, and relatable lyrics, Pickering’s new single “She Gets Me” captivates a wide range of country music fans. Penned from the inspiration of his own relationship Travis says “I wanted to write a song that emphasizes the fun romantic quirks and finer details in every relationship. Sometimes the small things mean everything”. Written by Travis Pickering Produced by Jason Barry