Solo Artists

The right entertainment for your event. All of our solo artists can be reconfigured into duos, trios or a full band.

Bonnie Whitmore

Born and bred as a musical performer, Bonnie has created a sound and voice of her own. She brings to every show a veracity of honest emotion and vulnerability that almost hurts you in its beauty. Her voice is a powerful one and will command your attention. Bonnie's performance will take you through many emotions and musical climaxes that will leave you craving for more.
Bonnie’s new album was on the top 50 of the AMA charts and she was named as a “Musician to Watch” in Paste and Austin Monthly Magazine .

Drew Womack

Drew Womack offers great entertainment covering all genres of music, especially country, making it great for corporate, social and wedding events.  Drew Womack keeps the crowds asking for more with his killer voice and flexible style. From Pop, Contemporary to the Blues to Country he does it all. Womack has even had a hand in writing  some popular Country hits. He charted a Top 10 hit ("Whatever Comes First") with his alt-country band Sons of the Desert. He lent his voice and pen to Lee Ann Womack's #1 crossover hit "I Hope You Dance" which won the single of the year for the Country Music Association. He co-wrote Kenny Chesney's #1 hit "She's Got It All".

Mike Cross

Michael Cross's professional music career started at 14-years-old, stepping on stage to play with popular bluesman Johnny Carson.  Since then he's played with several international known bands, including cover band Duck Soup, The Big Time, and Rusty Wier's Band.  Locally he's played in Antone's Monday-Night Blues Band and was also lead vocals on Beck's solo CD, Walk on. Cross has released his own originally written albums as well.  

In 2008 Cross received his highest honor when Former Austin Mayor Will Wynn declared June 21st Michael Cross Day. 

 

Jefferson Clay

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Jefferson Clay is a Singer-Songwriter from San Antonio, TX. A graduate of the University of Texas, he currently resides in Austin. Jefferson Clay has opened for world-renowned artists including: Bob Schneider, Lisa Morales, Misterwives, Jack Ingram, Clint Black and Vallejo. He has performed at SXSW, for the University of Texas' premiere music & arts festival, Forty Acres Fest, and for the 4th consecutive year, the Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival.

Sophia Johnson

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Sophia Johnson is a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist originally from Birmingham, UK, currently living and working in Austin, TX. 

As a founding member of her family band The Toy Hearts, she has toured and recorded extensively over the last ten years, performing on radio, television and at venues across the United Kingdom, Europe and USA. She plays a range of guitar styles including Bluegrass, Western Swing and Gypsy Jazz.

Haydn Vitera

Hayden Vitera is an extremely versatile vocalist who can growl like David Coverdale or sound as smooth as Luis Miguel. Formerly a member of Grammy-winning Asleep at the Wheel, he is a multi-talented instrumentalist who plays guitar, keys, and most notably, electric violin. His 6-string fretted Viper, introduced by Vitera for the first time into the Latin genre, can sing you a sexy melody then burn out a blistering rock riff to rival the meanest guitar.Vitera and his band are also extremely versatile. They can do a wide variety of music including rock/pop, country, blues, latin and jazz.

 

Wendy Colonna

The Austin-American Statesman wrote “Wendy Colonna is not just a singer-songwriter, she’s a force of nature.”  Hailing from the gulf coast of Louisiana and calling Austin, TX home since 2000. Her smokey voice and moving lyrics create a memorable experience for your event. Colonna has released seven acclaimed albums and is currently working on release number eight. Since 2013, Wendy’s been writing custom songs for folks like The Southwest Louisiana Tourist Bureau and Coca-Cola.

Noelle Hampton

Kicking off her career in San Francisco, Noelle is a gifted singer/songwriter, who now calls Austin her home.  Her distinctive voice helps her to float through genres. She can often be found playing with her equally talented, guitar-player partener, Andres.  They have opened for Bob Dylan, Sarah McLachlan, Jewel, Chris Isaak, John Hiatt, Richard Thompson, Wilco, LeAnn Rimes, Pat Benatar, Joan Armatrading, Jesse Winchester, Graham Parker and many others. Noelle was nominated for a California Music Award for Outstanding Female Singer and was featured in the very first all-star commercial for iTunes with Aimee Mann, Ziggy Marley, Iggy Pop and more.

Nathan Hinojosa

Nathan Hinojosa picked up Flamenco guitar as a child and never wanted to put it down. But, although he loved the classical flamenco style he wanted to incorporate other genes as well. Now older, Nathan has a passion for many genres of music including flamenco, jazz, reggae, and funk. All of which, he mixes together with his Flamenco. Along with releasing a new album this year, Nathan, just finished up his national tour in November and will be out touring Europe and Asia later this year.

Ali Holder

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Although Holder was raised on outlaw country in Wichita Falls, Texas, she is influenced by a broad swathe of styles including country, jazz, blues, folk and indie. She began writing, singing and playing guitar in junior high, and fell in love with songwriters early on- “Janis Joplin and the women of Lilith Fair had a big impact on me growing up”.

 

Whether her inspirations come from haunting historic sites, communing with cattle or reading Stephen King, Ali Holder clearly has creative blood coursing through her veins. Let her spill some into your ears.

Mike Gonzales

As the lead singer and guitar player of Austin’s famed cover-trio Jukebox Heroes, Mike Gonzales knows how to entertain audiences and get them dancing. Gonzales specializes in the greatest Motown hits (Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Al Green) and classic rock of the 70’s (The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Bad Company) as well as 80’s favorites (Prince, Tom Petty). He can even throw in the newest pop hits as well.

Julieann Banks

Originally from Louisiana, Julieann has been bassist and vocalist for such notable Austin groups as The Austin Lounge Lizards, Earl Poole Ball, Casper Rawls, Leeann Atherton, Patterson Barrett and more.  She also fronted national touring show bands such as Rotel & The Hot Tomatoes and The Big Time and has toured as a background singer with such acts as Legends of Las Vegas and Percy Sledge.  In the mid-1990s Banks formed her original Austin band Apaches of Paris winning many awards such as Ticketmaster’s “Best Unsigned Band” before carrying the group on to legendary regional status. Her voice has been compared to Lucinda Williams, Patsy Cline and Sheryl Crow, earning her such accolades as Austin Music Magazine’s “Best Female Vocalist Rock.”

Monte Mann

Guitarist, bassist and vocalist Monte Mann has been an active part of the Austin music scene for over ten years, singing and playing guitar with countless Texas bands. Armed with only his acoustic guitar and outstanding singing style, he captivates audiences for hours. Monte has provided music for a wide variety of events and has the capability to 'read the audience' and give them what they want. Monte is equally comfortable providing background music at a corporate mixer as he is presenting a high-energy show.

 

Elizabeth McQueen

Elizabeth McQueen started her music career 13 years ago in Austin by fronting her own band, The Firebrands, and making name for herself as one of the music city's most infectious voices. Known for her beautiful and timeless vocal style and buoyant and joyous live shows, she quickly became the one one to watch upon her arrival in Texas in 2003. One short year later she got a job singing with Ray Benson’s band Asleep at the Wheel. And in 2009 she got to sing with Willie Nelson, on stage, at the Grammy Music Awards. 

Graham Weber

Graham Weber is one of Austin’s finest singer-songwriters.  He moved to Texas from Ohio nine years ago and it didn’t take him long to make a name for himself in the ‘Live Music Capital of the World.’ Just recently Austin Monthly reviewed Weber as a ‘promising addition to the live music circuit, with particular thanks to his bare-boned lyrics.’Known for his beautiful soulful voice, Weber will captivate your guests with his upbeat covers one minute and his heartfelt poetry like songs the next. When Weber isn’t playing corporate events and social functions you can find him performing at all sorts of famous Austin haunts; such as, Continental Club and Gallery, Threadgills, The Driskill and Cactus Cafe just to name a few.
 

Rick McRae

Rick McRae has decades of experience when it comes to music and performances. He’s spent most of his career as a guitarist in Country legend superstar George Straits back-up band, Ace in the Hole. McRae has traveled the world playing and rockin’ audiences with Strait and here at home in Austin. Although his band style is traditional country, he can play more progressive country and covers from 70s 80s and 90s.

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Ben Cina

Ben Cina takes familiar songs and makes them his own. With his bluesy/jazz style he captivates audiences and doesn’t let them go until the end. For the past 3 years, Ben has showcased his talent at the SXSW music festival. In addition to touring the Lone Star State, he’s cut a new CD and had time to share the stage with ROC Nation artist Rita Ora for a late night rendition of Usher’s “Nice and Slow,”.

Tyler Brunner

Tyler Brunner has been singing, songwriting and performing since he was a kid. 

During high school and college he starting traveling and playing with a local band. After graduating he decided to take on music as a full time career.

Currently Brunner play all around Austin and the Hill Country area. 

He Also got to the top 10 of the America’s Got Talent Celebrity Judge Round, Was in the top 100 of “The Voice”

John Arthur Martinez

John Arthur Martinez is one of the Hill Country favorite singer songwriters. From the Country Rendezvous in France with Mark Chesnut & The Greencards to the Grand Ole Opry with Carrie Underwood & Charlie Pried to his birthplace of Austin, Texas with Elton John, he’s proven his music grades on stages all over the world. His flowing melodies carry stories told by a true Texas songwriter, with evocative lyrics inspired by wide open spaces, friends, family and the wayfarers who populate our lives in unexpected ways.

Martinez claim to fame was his time on TV’s Nashville Star. He won second, ahead of Miranda Lambert.

Sophia Johnson

Sophia Johnson is a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist originally from Birmingham, UK, currently living and working in Austin, TX. As a founding member of her family band The Toy Hearts, she has toured and recorded extensively over the last ten years, performing on radio, television and at venues across the United Kingdom, Europe and USA. She plays a range of guitar styles including Bluegrass, Western Swing and Gypsy Jazz.

Mark Anthony Cruz

Besides concertizing as an acclaimed solo guitarist, Mark has played for hundreds of weddings in the last 20 years. Mark is a soloist, plays as a duo with his wife and also plays with a guitar trio and a jazz combo. His repertoire is extensive and varied and because of it, couples find it easy to customize their weddings and receptions.

Barbara Nesbitt

"Barbara Nesbitt, a Georgia native, has found her home in music. Her life is reflected in the songs she writes which are about the ways, large and small, we abandon and seek that elusive safety of home." She has recently sung back-ups for Willie Nelson and Bob Weir and has shared the stage / opened for artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keene, Lisa Loeb, Hootie & The Blowfish, Meredith Brooks, Nickel Creek, Jerry Garcia Band, Keller Williams, Widespread Panic,and more. 

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