2014 Mullet Festival
has been called the "Celine Dion
of Country Music" for her
big-voiced ballads and soprano
range. With a pop-styled
crossover sound, Martina has had
a string of major hit singles on
the Billboard country chart and
occasionally on the adult
contemporary chart. Five of
these singles went to No. 1 on
the country chart between 1995
and 2001, and one peaked at No.
1 on the adult contemporary
chart in 2003.
Martina has sold
over 14 million albums In the
U.S. In addition, She has won
the Country Music Association's
"Female Vocalist of the Year"
award four times (tied with Reba
McEntire and Miranda Lambert for
the most wins) and the Academy
of Country Music's "Top Female
Vocalist" award three times.
What Martina McBride intended
her latest album to be was a
simple gift, but what she wound
up with is a timeless treasure.
The multi-million selling
vocalist gathered a group of
enduring musical chestnuts and
assembled a small band to record
them live in the studio. The
result, a collection titled
Everlasting, is a stunning
listening experience, with
McBride finding fresh nuances in
familiar lyrics and working
within beautifully crafted new
arrangements of cherished
Neal McCoy has
released ten studio albums on
various labels, and has released
34 singles to country radio.
In 1993, Neal
broke through with the
back-to-back number 1 singles
"No Doubt About It" and "Wink"
from his platinum-certified
album No Doubt About It.
success continued into the late
1990s with two more platinum
albums and a gold album, as well
as six more Top Ten hits.
Neal returned in
early 2003 with "The Luckiest
Man in the World," following it
with "That’s Life" in 2005. A
seventh Top Ten hit, the number
10 "Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles
On," came in 2005 from his
self-released "That’s Life."
"Music of Your
Life," a big band jazz and
country amalgam with Les Brown,
Jr. recorded for a public
television special, appeared in
2011, with a new studio album,
XII, finally arriving in 2012.
is a country rock group based in
Nashville which performs what
the group calls "Redneck Rock."
Their debut single, "The Booze
Cruise," was released in March
satellite radio's country
channel "The Highway" began
playing "The Booze Cruise" as a
Highway "Find." It's cited as
the biggest-selling song on
iTunes by any band without a
major record deal in the first
half of 2013.
performed at the 2013 Boggy
Bayou Mullet Festival.
artists Red Roots have a stage
persona as fiery as their
blazing red locks. These
triplets engage the crowd with
their story through real life
lyrics and rolling banjos
intertwined with rocking
guitars. Through their
unwavering boldness there is a
Southern Mississippi charm
rooted in faith, family, and an
unshakable call to show the
world where true Hope is found.
nominated group for "Country
Album of the Year" -- "Triplicity"
Over the past two years Red Roots has opened
for Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Charlie
Daniels, Ray Stevens, Diamond Rio, Guy
Penrod, Don Williams, Dailey & Vincent, High
Valley (Canadian Country Artist).
Mustang Sally is a hard-hitting,
energetic and electrifying band
comprised of six extremely
talented women. Mustang Sally
has performed alongside high
profile names such as Montgomery
Gentry, Gretchen Wilson, Big &
Rich, and Blake Shelton, in
addition to being demanded
worldwide as fair and festival
Perhaps the best all-girl
touring band in the nation,
Mustang Sally routinely perform
over 200 dates a year, and have
toured the U.S. from coast to
coast, as well as Europe and
Crystal Yates is a recording
artist and singer/songwriter from McKinney,
Texas and the January,
2014 winner in the National Country
Showdown, the biggest and longest running
country music competition, whose past
contestants include Brad Paisley, Garth
Brooks, Sara Evans, and many more. In
addition to the grand prize of $100,000,
Crystal was also named the Best New Act In
raised in Niceville and attended
NHS and OWCC, where she was a
member of the Soundsations.
Crystal is a
frequent songwriter, with not
only her own original writing
but also collaborations with #1
Country writer and CMA award
winner Don Poythress, Dove Award
winning songwriter Jennie Lee
Riddle, Nashville songwriter and
producer, Michael Farren, and
country album is being produced
by Grammy winner Charlie Peacock
(The Civil Wars, Holly Williams)
and will be released Oct 7,
Hunter Phelps, born and
raised in Niceville, started playing guitar
when he was about 13, started writing music
during his freshman year of college, and
began to perform shortly thereafter. Hunter
enjoys writing about real life experiences,
so many of his songs are about hunting,
fishing and being a country boy. Hunter
played in the band .Caliber all through
college at the University of Florida.