|Genres||Alternative Country, Alt. Rock|
|Band Members||Billy Dawson plus live hired band|
|# Years Experience Performing Live:||14|
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:||40|
|Market Draw:||Country: 351-400|
|Venue History:||NATIONAL JERRY LEWIS MDA TELETHON IN LAS VEGAS - LAS VEGAS, Nevada; bluebird cafe - nashville, TN; Wildhorse Saloon - Nashville, TN; Fox 17 news - Nashville, TN; Riverwind Casino - Norman, OK; 12th & Porter - Nashville, TN; Hotel Indigo - Nashville, TN; Midnight Rodeo - Amarillo, TX|
|Opener Experience:||Lady Antebellum; Craig Morgan; Charlie Louvin; Trailor Choir; Rivers Rutherford|
|Similar Artists:||Bryan Adams; Bob Seger; U2; Willie Nelson; Rivers Rutherford; Keith Urban|
|Performing Rights Society:||BMI|
|Discography:||Further Down The Road EP—2010|
About Billy Dawson
Rising country star Billy Dawson is a multi-talented singer, entertainer, author and writer. He is currently in the studio working with Grammy award winning writer and producer Skidd Mills on a new album to be released in 2014. Songwriting heavyweight Rivers Rutherford, who penned hits such as When I Get Where I'm Going (Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton), Real Good Man (Tim McGraw), These Are My People (Rodney Atkins) and Stealing Cinderella (Chuck Wicks), is a longtime supporter and mentor for Dawson.
Earlier this year, Dawson was invited to be part of the Pat and Emmitt Smith Celebrity golf tournament as the celebrity country artist along with celebrities Marcus Allen, Eric Dickerson, Alfonso Ribiero, Anthony Anderson, Michael Irvin, Jay Novacek, David Justice, Coach Nick Saban and Trent Richardson. He is slated to participate again in 2014.
Dawson has shared the stage with artists including Lady Antebellum, One Republic, John Hiatt, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Skillet, Five For Fighting, Colt Ford, Charlie Louvin and Cross Canadian Ragweed. He was the winner of the 2010 "Get Discovered" (iHeart Radio/Clear Channel) National Competition and was featured live on the iconic Jerry Lewis MDA telethon in Las Vegas and on the airwaves for over four million viewers. He was included in iTunes/Tunecore Country 2010 album featuring Brantley Gilbert and Colt Ford.I'm a country/pop/rock music artist/producer/writer/guitarist/
In addition to his musical endeavors, Dawson is the author of You Never Know, the first book in a series of children's books focusing bullying, racism and other societal issues involving children. He brings his book to life when he speaks at schools about the importance of respect and love in everyday life.
author from Sunray, a small town in the Texas Panhandle. I've lived in beautiful Nashville, TN for 6 years and have been playing music for 14 years. I am just a dood who wants to change the world with his music. peace!
Turkey Sandwiches haha!