Thursday, December 5, 2013

Troy Brannon at FloraBama for Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival

Troy Brannon at FloraBama for Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival

Alabama Music goes to FloraBama on the Gulf Coast to attend a performance by Troy Brannon for Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival.

Troy Brannon is from the Baldwin County / Gulf Coast, AL area. He has been playing music professionally for 18 years. He began playing the fiddle at the age of 10, and also plays the piano. In high school, he played the fiddle in a local bluegrass band, and then began playing and singing in local bars, and restaurants around the area. His early influences include Garth Brooks, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Billy Joel, Bob Segar, and the Allman Brothers.

He attended the University of South Alabama on two vocal scholarships, while playing music at night. Troy began songwriting in early '90, and got recognition from the National Coalition for the Homeless for his song "God Made The Homeless,too", which they used in a multi-media slide show. He is also getting recognition in Nashville for his writing. Troy has been the front man in numerous bands, The Midnight Riders, Grits N' Pieces, etc.

Troy is a favorite on the Gulf Coast with solid fan bases in Alabama, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, and he is a regular performer at the world famous Flora Bama, on the Florida/Alabama line.

Troy has shared the stage with such greats as Trisha Yearwood, Taylor Hicks, Jeff Cook from the legendary band "Alabama", Percy Sledge, Billy Joe Shaver, and he is a regular at the Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival, held every year at the Flora Bama in Perdido, FL. There he has shared the stage with writers who have had hits with Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Trace Adkins, George Strait ; the list goes on and on.

Troy's band simply named the "Troy Brannon Band" , is as energetic and entertaining as they come. They play all over the southeast and abroad, playing weddings, entertainment venues, festivals, and as an opening act.

Troy is also CEO of his new baby, a record label called Phoenix Records and Entertainment.

If you want a show and music full of energy, versatility, and just plain fun, Troy Brannon is your man !!!

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