Friday April 12
Brandon Ray was born in the small West-Texas town of Big Spring. Raised on Rock n’ Roll, Country and Motown, he picked up the guitar at the young age of 13. At 18, he was out on the road with his first band and played 750 shows in 3 years including supporting the likes of Fall Out Boy, Switchfoot and grueling summers on Vans Warped Tour. Brandon moved to Nashville in 2008 to pursue a career in songwriting. After arriving in Nashville, Brandon landed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV, representation at CAA, toured playing guitar for Brett Eldredge (Taylor Swift- Red Tour) and has lent vocals to numerous demos for various publishers and songwriter, all while developing his own sound. This year Brandon has opened for artists such as Kip Moore, Jon Pardi and David Nail.