Renowned songwriter, Max T. Barnes, announces VernFest, a celebration of all things Vern Gosdin, taking place on August 4 at the Texas Troubadour Theatre in Nashville, Tenn. VernFest is set to celebrate Vern Gosdin’s musical legacy in the heart of Nashville with special guests including Johnny Rodriguez, Ken Mellons, Linda Davis, Lang Scott, Kelli Johnson and more! Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vernfest-a-celebration-of-vern-gosdins-music-and-legacy-tickets-664961466647
Vern Gosdin’s iconic songs have captivated the hearts of country music fans worldwide with his vocals and songs. Many of these timeless classics were written by acclaimed songwriter Max D. Barnes, alongside his son and event host, Max T. Barnes. Some of Gosdin’s hits include, “Chiseled In Stone,” “If You’re Gonna Do Me Wrong,” “This Ain’t My First Rodeo,” and “Way Down Deep.” These remarkable songs merely scratch the surface of the fifty-plus cuts that the Barnes duo wrote for legend, Vern Gosdin.
About Max T. Barnes
Max T. Barnes is a hit singer/songwriter and the son of hit songwriter, Max D. Barnes. He wrote his first major smash at the age of 19, Vern Gosdin’s “Way Down Deep,” and has been topping the charts ever since writing “Let Go of the Stone” (John Anderson), “At the Sound of the Tone” (John Schneider), “Before You Kill Us All” (Randy Travis) and “That’s How Your Love Makes Me Feel” (Diamond Rio) to name a few. “Love, Me,” the career launching hit for Collin Raye scored Max T. a CMA Song of the Year nomination but the award that year went to his father, legendary songwriter Max D. Barnes for “Look At Us” (Vince Gill). Between Max T. and his late father they have written 33 #1’s and sold nearly 70 million records.
Max T. has most recently scored a cut on Trace Adkins new album titled I’m Gone and tours frequently in Australia, Ireland, Belgium, Scotland, England, Sweden, Norway, Canada and the U.S. His new projects include a duet with Irish superstar Jonny Brady, a U.K. released single, “Hen Party” and a new single and video with Marty Haggard called “Way Back In The Mountains” a duet their fathers, Max D. Barnes and Merle Haggard, wrote over 20 years ago. He also produced a new album for Bobby Bare featuring all new songs and an appearance by Chris Stapleton on an amped up new version of “Detroit City”.
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