Thom Shepherd is an Austin, Texas-based singer/songwriter. After years of living in Nashville, Thom relocated to Texas in 2011 to pursue a full time touring career.
He is the writer of the #1 singles “Redneck Yacht Club”, recorded by Craig Morgan, and “Riding with Private Malone” recorded by David Ball. He wrote the title track of Tracy Lawrence’s Grammy nominated album “The Rock,” and the #1 Josh Abbott and Pat Green single, “My Texas.” Kevin Fowler recorded two of Thom’s songs, taking “Beer Season” to #1 for three weeks and “Cheaper To Keep Her” to #3 on the Texas Music Chart. He wrote the 2011 GMA Canada Song and Video of the year for High Valley’s recording of “A Father’s Love (The Only Way He Knew How).”
In total Thom has had over 10 singles and had over ninety cuts by artists including Easton Corbin, Colt Ford, Bucky Covington, George Jones, Trailer Choir, Montgomery Gentry, Buddy Jewell, and Cledus T. Judd.
His music has taken him on 9 tours performing for our military in 17 different countries.
His latest release is the single “Simplify” from the CD of the same name, distributed by Smith Entertainment.
He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and spent his high school and college years in Stephens City, Virginia. He is a graduate of George Mason University and moved to Nashville in 1993. He is a two time cancer survivor, a father of two, a full time songwriter and touring performer.
COLEY McCABE is an award winning Singer/Songwriter based in Texas. She is currently touring both with her band and performing acoustic shows. Her engaging stage presence and seasoned songwriting set her apart from other female acts. She has opened up for many major artists like Toby Keith, Wynonna, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, George Strait, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, and more.
Her self-penned single “This Ain’t the 60’s” co-written with Wynn Varble was a top 15 hit on the Texas charts.
She co-wrote the Top 5 Country Billboard Single – “Lucky 4 You (Tonight I’m Just Me)” Recorded by the sister trio SHeDAISY.
Coley has also written songs recorded by the legendary Loretta Lynn, Kristy Lee Cook (American Idol), Rebecca Lynn Howard, Lila McCann, Bill Anderson, among others.
She wrote and performed songs in the movie ALABAMA LOVE STORY and Co-Wrote the song “IN TIME” for the film THE PUNISHER available on the soundtrack for the film.
Coley CO-STARRED in the Feature Film ALABAMA LOVE STORY which is available on Netflix and Amazon. Music from that movie can be obtained by emailing www.masonjarentertainment.com.
Two singles were released while a Recording Artist on RCA Records – the song “GROW YOUNG WITH YOU” with ANDY GRIGGS was on the soundtrack for the Film WHERE THE HEART IS starring Ashley Judd/Natalie Portman.
Her self-titled full length CD, Duet CD with Thom Shepherd are available on iTunes. Coley’s new EP is scheduled for release in November. Her career highlights: “Playing on the Grand Ole Opry, Loretta Lynn recording one of my songs, winning an ASCAP award, singing with Vince Gill and Kenny Chesney.”