Show Line-up Includes Tippin’s Wife Thea, Son and MTSU Graduate, Tom Hayden Coffman to Open and WSM’s Devon O’Day to Host
Ridenour Rehearsal Studios is excited to announce another milestone; this will mark the first time that a Country icon will perform at their new state of the art music venue, The Alley in Murfreesboro. Multi-award-winning Country superstar, Aaron Tippin will perform for a limited number of guests in an intimate setting on Thursday, Nov. 7. Joining him for this memorable evening of music are his wife, Thea Tippin, and son, Tom Tippin, a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). Both are also professional singer-songwriters. Also appearing is rising Country singer-songwriter, Hayden Coffman and WSM’s Devon O’Day who will host the event.
Aaron Tippin’s unique, traditional Country sound together with his working-class themed-songs made him one of the most popular acts of his genre in the 1990s and a musical icon of today. Some of Tippin’s most notable career hits, all of which he wrote or co-wrote, include “Kiss This,” “My Blue Angel,” “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “Working Man’s Ph.D.,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something.” In 2015, Tippin celebrated 25 years in the music business and released Aaron Tippin 25; a two-disc collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest hits, as well as 15 brand new songs. To learn more about Aaron Tippin, upcoming tour dates, follow him on socials, or to purchase his music, please visit his website and iTunes.
Hayden Coffman is known for his smooth country vocals and traditional honky-tonk songwriting. His music is inspired by his hometown roots of East Tennessee. The 22- year-old singer-songwriter won the Alan Jackson Road Show competition, which earned him the opportunity to play with the Grand Ole Opry house band in March 2018. Coffman has since opened shows across the US for top artists including Aaron Tippin, Tracy Byrd, Confederate Railroad, and Darryl Worley. He released his debut EP, Where Has Country Gone in August 2018 and had three singles to follow in 2019, “That’s Just Me,” “Last First Date,” and “Here To Drink.” To learn more about Hayden Coffman, visit his website.
Devon O’Day, one of Country music’s most loved radio personalities can be heard on the most famed Country Music station in the world, 650 AM WSM, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- noon CST on Nashville Today. She is a career broadcaster whose resume’ includes The House Foundation with Gerry House, Mix92.9 Nashville, and nationally syndicated shows like Country Hitmakers, The Saturday Night House Party, and America’s #1s. O’Day is also the author of 4 books with Thomas Nelson/Zondervan and two with Abingdon Press including My Southern Food and My Angels Wear Fur. As a songwriter, she has had songs recorded by Lee Ann Womack, Hank Williams, Jr., Pam Tillis, Neal McCoy, Trace Adkins, and a #1 for George Strait, “The Big One,” co-written with Gerry House. O’Day is the narrator for over 20 audiobooks and her voice has been heard on every major network for national clients including Hilton Hotels, KFC, and Fellowship of Christians and Jews. O’Day has also been the host of national radio specials for Garth Brooks, the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Bill Gaither, and hosted Tammy Wynette’s biography on Lifetime network. Learn more about Devon O’Day here.
The show, promoted by Morgan Renee Live, Inc. will take place Thursday, Nov. 7 at Ridenour Rehearsal Studios, The Alley at 8 PM with doors at 7 PM. Location is 1203 Park Ave., Murfreesboro, TN. Tickets are $50 for General Admission and $85 for the VIP Package which includes preferred seating, a Meet & Greet pass and photo opportunity prior to the show. They can be purchased here.
Ridenour Rehearsal Studios is a rehearsal, performance and event facility, which opened in September of 2018. Ridenour provides musicians with a fun, creative, unique yet affordable space to play their music. With 5 fully backlined rehearsal rooms, 4 writing/lesson rooms, an event space, and a recording studio all under 1 roof, the facility is one of a kind. The 5,600 sq. ft. space has quickly become the latest premiere music facility hosting clients from all ages and genres of music. The charismatic space features fully soundproofed rooms of various sizes and 1 gigantic live stage room “The Alley” (featuring 1,350 sq. ft. of rehearsal and lounge space, state of the art sound system, lighting, etc.). The Alley is the ideal spot for cozy, intimate industry events boasting jewel tones and high-end decor. The proximity to Music City and Middle Tennessee State University’s renowned recording industry programs makes for an ideal location for rising musicians and industry professionals located just moments from the interstate. Only 35 minutes from music row, Ridenour has plenty of free parking and the entire facility is a wonderful place for writer’s retreats, label meetings, media days or meeting spaces in general. Clients can even record their demo before leaving the studio. Each rehearsal room is fully equipped with 2 guitar amps, keyboard amp, bass amp, drum kit, and full PA system. Recently, Ridenour opened its new division “Ridenour Academy” which is a world-class, industry-standard, performance, vocal and instrumental training program. With their “all roads lead to the stage” approach and handpicked professional coaches that have a great love for educating and inspiring future artists, they have set themselves apart from all other music programs. Whether you are new and ready to begin your musical journey or experienced and would like to master your craft, Ridenour Academy can help take you to the next level. Ridenour prides itself on top-notch customer service and their one-of-a-kind environment that brings music to life, whatever stage that may be and with the best equipment possible. Ridenour is the second facility of its kind to open; the first was Markee Music (also a Ridenour Studio), located in South Florida. Markee has been rockin’ since 2010 with their world-class facility offering the best service, gear, and atmosphere around, they have an extensive list of clientele including Rick Springfield, Jason Bonham (Foreigner/Sammy Hagar), Poison, Arturo Sandoval, Prince Royce, Nico McBrain, and many more. With the success of Markee Music, it was obvious that the next step was to open Ridenour expanding the brand and creativity in the southeast.