Chris Higbee - September 24 @ 7:00 P.M. (Main Ring)
When’s the last time you heard a high-energy lead singer blow you away on the fiddle? If your answer is Charlie Daniels, great! . . . Then you definitely need to see the one and only Chris Higbee in concert!
Higbee grew up a farm boy with a musical curiosity and a diligent mother and father. That curiosity quickly became a passion that drove his dreams. “Fiddles Rock,” the first track on Higbee’s new album, tells that story and was inspired by his late father. It was co-written with Higbee’s producer Tommy Harden and Don Rollins (“It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”) Higbee founded the PovertyNeck Hillbillies (PNH) in 2000, delivering uniquely wild and energetic concerts across the country on stages, rooftops, and anything else Higbee could fathom a way to play from! PNH performed for seven years before disbanding, acquiring an international fan base, distributing two records and releasing a No. 2 nationally rated video, “Mr. Right Now,” starring “Big Ben” Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
For the last five months, Higbee has been working diligently on his new album in Nashville, recording the kind of music that reflects his energy and enthusiasm! After co-writing five tracks on the album, Chris is anxious to deliver it to his fans. Other writers on the record include Brett James, Ashley Gorley, Wade Kirby and Paul Overstreet.
Throughout a career that has produced nearly twenty hit singles, including three # 1s, as well as chart-topping albums and sales in the millions, Darryl Worley has set himself one primary goal.
"I've always set out to make sure every song on every album is a good one," he says. "I want every cut to be a potential single."
It is an approach that has helped to make Darryl a mainstay of modern country music. His unquestioned musical integrity earned him an enviable connection with the American public and a reputation as a genuinely traditional country artist who doesn't follow trends or fads, but rather his own bedrock convictions as an artist and a person. It doesn't hurt that he is a distinctive singer and first-rate songwriter whose music chronicles life, love and the world situation with equal facility.