As we count down to a New Year, we thought it would be fun to tell you about our highlights from 2017 - by the numbers!
Where did we go? --- AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, KY, LA, MO, NC, PA, TN, VA and WV.
Here is a pic of us fueling up at the World's Largest Truck Stop in Walcott, IA. "Truckers Disneyland" featured 900 truck parking spots, 8 restaurants, chiropractor, dentist, movie theater and a dog-o-mat pet wash!
14 Destination Weddings
1812 Monestary in New Orleans, among the palm trees in Naples, live alpaca farm? Yes, we played them in 2017!
11 Corporate Clients
Watts Bar Nuclear Facility
Asbury Home Services
Family Wealth Group University of Tennessee
Academy of Gold Foil Operators
See our website for more
The recent Bluewolf Technologies event was extra special to us! It was on the “Skye Terrace” above the Sheraton overlooking downtown Nashville - the very place we were engaged 21 years ago! Here is a pic (those are jellyfish behind us).
9 Concerts and Festivals
Mtn. Folk Festival - Reading, PA
Collins Theater - Paragould, AR
Fiddle and Pick - Pegram, TN
Isis Music Hall - Asheville, NC
Tunes on Temple - Fayette, AL
Parks Concert - St. Louis, MO
Cultural Arts Ctr. - Norcross, GA
Crooked Road - Bristol, VA
Farmer's Daughter - Chuckey, TN
We're a hit in Micronesia! (it's near Australia) This summer, a song from our CD earned a top spot on the Apple Music Chart from that country. Maybe the next time we're in the South Pacific we could open for Bruno Mars.
U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name
U2 – All I Want Is You
Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like
Lady Gaga – The Cure
M.O.P. – Welcome to Brownville
Kane Brown – What If’s
Michael and Jennifer McLain – I’m Ready to Go Home
4 Media Appearances
We hope you caught us on one of these tv or radio shows this year!
NPR station, KASU-FM (Paragould, AR), broadcast our live concert from the Collins Theater.
"These folks are true professionals, both on and off stage. Their stage show was excellent as they performed song after song. Every member of the band is a true virtuoso on their chosen instrument."
Marty Scarborough, KASU-FM
WEEU (Reading, PA) broadcast a session from their vintage radio themed sound room. Click below to view.
Michael and Jennifer McLain Band
WSM 650 (Nashville, TN) host, Devon O'Day, welcomed us in the studio for "Nashville Today." We were there to promote our new CD, "Hit The Road And Go."
RFD-TV, KET and PBS will broadcast a special edition of Woodsongs: Old Time Radio Hour featuring us as part of the McLain Family Band. The show was taped at Berea College in Berea, KY (Michael's hometown). The show will air nationwide on RFD January 12, 2018. Hope you can tune in!
Olympia recently completed a new Sprinter coach built for our band. Their custom shop did a great job with our layout and build. We really appreciate having a cool, comfortable place to stretch out, change clothes or drink a fresh cup of coffee while on the road. Thanks guys!!