Can You Name These 7 Songfest Songwriters?

Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriter’s Festival is July 27-30 in Henderson, Kentucky. Viewers can purchase tickets to experience over 30 hit songwriters and artists perform up close in intimate downtown Henderson locations.

There’s a good chance you are already familiar with these songwriters’ works, so here’s your chance to test your knowledge! Try and name these seven songwriters!

 

Artist #1

This artist is the writer of the song “Just Gettin’ Started,” made popular by Blake Shelton…

Is also a skilled painter! You can see some of his works on display during the Sandy Lee Songfest at the Rookies Sports Bar Restaurant July 27 – July 30…

You might have even seen this songwriter on tv, recently he was interviewed by News 25 promoting this year’s Songfest…

You should know him by now, it’s Buddy Owens!

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See Buddy perform at Rookies Wednesday & Friday night from 6:45 – 8:30, Saturday night at the Moose Lodge from 6:45 – 8:30, and again at Rookies from 9:00 – 10:45 on Saturday.

Artist #2

This southern songwriter hails from the great state of Texas and loves to paint too…

Is known for the hit songs “When God Fearin’ Women Get The Blues” by Martina McBride, and “Troubadour” by George Strait…

And recently performed in the Garth Brooks Songwriter’s Showcase in Las Vegas…

It’s Leslie Satcher!

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See Leslie perform: Wednesday – 6:45 p.m. at the Moose Lodge & 9:00 p.m. at Delkers. Thursday – 6:45 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, & 9:00 p.m. at Rookies. Friday – 9:00 p.m. at Delkers. Saturday 9:00 p.m. at Rookies.

Artist #3

If you are familiar with the song “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” it was co-written by this artist…

Nominated by the Academy of Country Music for Keyboard Player of the Year three times…

Also appeared in “Music City USA,” a documentary film…

It’s Jim “Moose” Brown!

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See Jim perform: Thursday – 6:45 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, & 9:00 p.m. at Delkers. Friday – 6:45 p.m. at Rookies, & 9:00 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. Saturday – 9:00 p.m. at Delkers.

Artist #4

Has collaborated with artists such as Reba McEntire, Faith Hill, and Sarah Evans…

Co-wrote the Grammy nominated song “When I Think About Angels,” made popular by Jamie O’Neal…

This songwriter also has a degree in Boradcast Journalism from LSU…

It’s Roxie Dean!

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See Roxie perform: Wednesday – 6:45 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, & 9:00 p.m. at Rookies. Thursday – 6:45 p.m. at Rookies, & 9:00 p.m. at Delkers. Friday – 6:45 to 10:45 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, & Saturday – 6:45 p.m. again at the Moose Lodge.

Artist #5

This artist has shared the stage with great musicians such as the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Van Halen, and ZZ Top…

He once played in Washington D.C. in front of over 1 million people…

Co-wrote “Let ‘Er Rip,” by the Dixie Chicks and “It’s My Time” by Martina McBride…

It’s Billy Crain!

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See Billy perform: Wednesday – 6:45 p.m. at Rookies, & 9:00 p.m. at Delkers.

Artist #6

This artist began writing songs in 2005…

Penned the theme song for the “American Pickers,” tv show…

Has worked with well-known Nashville artists such as Dierks Bentley, Gil Grand, and the Grascals…

It’s Jeffrey East!

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See Jeffry perform: Thursday – 6:45 p.m. at Delkers. Friday: 9:00 p.m. at Rookies. Saturday – 6:45 p.m. at the Moose Lodge.

Artist #7

This artist’s first single “Slave to the Habit,” went Top 10 on the Country Music Billboard Charts…

He grew up as a working cowboy, and later became a police officer in Los Angeles for nine years…

Toured with Shania Twain as her opening performing act for a year and a half…

It’s Shane Minor!

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See Shane perform Friday night from 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at Delkers.

Get your tickets now to see these great artists, and many more, perform at the Sandy Lee Waktins Songwriter’s Festival!

To see the full list of performing songwriters visit sandyleesongfest.com.

Can’t make it to the live music? Check out these other Sandy Lee Songfest Events:

Thursday — Golf outing at Audubon Park

Friday — Day at Ellis Park

Saturday — Workshop at 10 am at Moose Lodge

Click below to listen to over 80 songs written, co-written, produced, and recorded by this year’s Songfest line-up!