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Buckeye Lake Singer Songwriter’s Festival

October 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm



We are BEYOND EXCITED to announce that we are continuing our Nashville singer Songwriter event. On October 3rd from 5:00-10:00pm we will be hosting an outdoor, socially-distanced, multi-artist country concert!! Save the date, as you won’t want to miss the winery’s transformation from everyone’s favorite lakeside restaurant to everyone’s favorite lakeside concert venue! The annual Buckeye Lake Songwriter’s Fest.

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Brice Long

Brice has enjoyed a successful 25 year music career. As a songwriter he has had cuts with Garth Brooks, George Strait, Chris Stapleton, Hank Williams Jr, Randy Houser, Josh Turner, Reba McEntire, Gary Allan, Chris Young, Jon Pardi, The Grascals, Casey James, Darryl Worley, Randy Travis, Craig Campbell, Gretchen Wilson, John Michael Montgomery, Porter Wagoner and many more. Brice’s songwriting hits include the #1 singles “Heartache On The Dance Floor” by Jon Pardi and “Nothing On But The Radio” by Gary Allan. Randy Houser’s “Like a Cowboy”, a song that also garnered Brice a CMA nomination for Song of the Year. Other recent chart toppers are Randy Houser’s debut single, “Anything Goes”, “Today” from Gary Allan, Casey James’ “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night” and Jon Pardi’s, “What I Can’t Put Down”. Brice Long is signed to Sony / ATV Music Publishing. He is a native of Hopkinsville, KY. His self-titled album is available on iTunes or wherever digital music is streamed and sold.

Monty Holmes

Monty Holmes
“I’m gonna keep doing this until they run me off!”

After over 30 years of writing country music in Nashville, running Monty off doesn’t seem very likely. Monty’s love of traditional country music was first instilled in him as a child growing up in Lubbock, Texas. With a rich musical history, Lubbock provided a nurturing environment for young Monty. His grandfather (who played fiddle, guitar, and piano) exposed him to a great record collection and artists like Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams. Half asleep in the back seat of a green Ford Torino, somewhere between Lubbock and Louisiana, an 18-year-old Monty heard the voice of Merle Haggard on the radio. Then and there, he decided country music would be his life’s work. From Ray Price to the Rolling Stones, Holmes’ songs reflect his varied musical influences. As a young adult, Holmes formed a band and moved to Austin. It was there that he recorded the song “In the Arms of a Beautiful Woman”, which became his first regional radio hit. In 1983, Monty took the plunge and moved to Nashville. There he took a job as a respiratory therapist to pay the bills, but he also worked diligently as a staff writer and singer on demo recordings. Through his demo work, Holmes quickly gained a reputation for his voice, but it was songwriting that he really loved. Throughout the years, Monty has worked with and learned from the best: Whitey Shafer, Hank Cochran, Glenn Martin, Don Sampson, Donnie Kees, Tony Mullins, Gerry House, Kent Blazy, Leslie Satcher, Scotty Emerick, Brice Long, Al Anderson, Jon Randall, Norro Wilson, Wynn Varble, Buddy Cannon and Phillip White, to name a few. Monty has been a staff writer for country music institutions Acuff- Rose Publishing Company, Combine Music, Malaco/Peer Music and EMI Music publishing. Holmes has penned several hit songs for George Strait, including the chart topper “I Know She Still Loves Me,” the top five “When Did You Stop Loving Me,” and from the 2009 Grammy award winning Country Album of the Year, “Troubadour” and “House of Cash.” In 2009, “Troubadour” was honored with the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International’s “One of the 10 Songs I Wish I Had Written” award, which is voted on by fellow songwriters. Monty co-wrote Lee Ann Womack’s debut single, “Never Again, Again,” as well as “What I Do the Best” for John Michael Montgomery. He has had additional cuts by Sunny Sweeney, Gene Watson, Rhonda Vincent, Colt Ford, Joanna Smith, Clay Walker, Neal McCoy, Lane Turner, Laura Bryna, the legendary Johnny Bush and George Jones. Holmes is currently an ASCAP writer, but is a multiple BMI “million-air,” an honor for writers of songs with over 1 million broadcast performances. Monty travels across the country performing for corporations, fans and charitable benefits. In recent years, Monty has rediscovered his love of wood working through his company, Storied Design.

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Taylor Goyette

No stranger to hard work, Taylor Goyette literally crawled through a river of  shit to get where he is today – constantly releasing new music and writing songs full time in Nashville, TN – including Whitney Daane (Kobalt: Maverick) who signed Taylor to her Kobalt joint venture Oaangerous  Entertainment in August 2019. Only 5 short years ago, while many of his peers were heading off to college, Taylor went to work pouring cement, laying sod, and…yes…trudging through excrement while cleaning sewers in Cape Coral. Florida – saving up money till he could hang up his badge at the water reclamation department, thoroughly wash his hands, and follow his dream to Music City. It was quickly obvious to everyone he encountered that Taylor had brought that work ethic with him when he moved to Nashville, paying his dues with a smile as he relentlessly made the rounds through writers rooms and the local stages – ultimately catching the attention of Trey Bruce (Emmy winning songwriter: discovered/signed Chris Janson and Brothers Osboume) who signed Taylor to a management deal with his company GaloreMGMT in the Fall of 2018.

As an artist. Taylor has many eclectic influences that range all over the spectrum of american music, dating back to the days of Hank Williams. Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen and more recently Eric Church. A breath of fresh air, with his energetic charisma and powerful stage presence, it’s no doubt that he awaits the big time playing to sold out arenas one day.

Kelsey Lamb

With poignant lyrics, enchanting melodies and a sunny southern charm, newcomer Kelsey Lamb is undoubtedly a star-in-the-making. Raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Lamb ventured to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her dream in country music.

As a singer-songwriter, Lamb made a name for herself as a vocalist with a rich, emotionally transparent voice, influenced by the likes of Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and Tim McGraw. performing since the age of ten, Lamb officially kicked off her career in 2016 with the release of her holiday EP, Christmas with Kelsey. Several songs from the project were featured on Hallmark’s “Christmas Wedding Planner” and UPtv’s “A Very Country Christmas,” in which Lamb also acted alongside country artist Deanna Carter. In 2018, she released her debut original “Warning Sign,” which was featured on the soundtrack for Lifetime original movie Bod Stepmother. Lamb followed that release with two more singles -“Only for the Summer” and “Little by Little,” which alone has accumulated over 280,000 Spotify streams and charted on MusicRow’s Country Breakout chart. In 2019, she released two additional singles – “Girl at the Bar” and “Who’s Counting.” Lamb kicked off 2020 by releasing two singles, “Talk To Me” & “Where Do You Go”

The multi-talented Lamb has appeared in multiple movies, including Hallmark’s “Christmas in Homestead” and “Traces,” where she played the character of Zia. She’s also experienced a successful touring career, performing at venues, large and small, both as a headliner and opener, including opening for Kenny Rogers in Duqube, Iowa on his farewell tour. She has also performed with Alan Thicke on tour for Kenny Rogers’ The Toy Shoppe Tour across the United States, and performed on stage again with Thicke at B.B. Kings in New York City in January 2016.


October 3, 2020
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Buckeye Lake Winery
13750 Rosewood Rd
Thornville, OH 43076 United States
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