One Night Rodeo Voted First-Ever Next GAC Star

Brody Vercher | September 11th, 2008

  1. Trailer
    September 11, 2008 at 11:48 am

    If TS is entertainer of the year, consider me unentertained. I’ll buy the Brad Paisley (mostly) instrumental album, but I bet it won’t sell like they hope, and he’ll have a “proper” record out by March.

  2. Chris N.
    September 11, 2008 at 11:54 am

    I doubt if hopes would be very high for big sales on a (mostly) instrumental record. It’s a very good album, in any event.

  3. Kelly
    September 11, 2008 at 11:59 am

    One Night Rodeo, huh? should they go on tour with Perfect Stranger?

  4. leeann Ward
    September 11, 2008 at 12:32 pm

    I expect Brad’s album to be good and it’ll probably buy him some time due to the few songs with vocal performances. I guess the first single will buy Keith Urban some more time too, since Urban seems to be stalling a new album release. First the GH project, then a remixed release from an old album.

  5. leeann Ward
    September 11, 2008 at 12:35 pm

    I’m really excited about the new Casey Chambers album. It really sounds good.

  6. Rick
    September 11, 2008 at 12:47 pm

    “One Night Rodeo” is a very polished bar band with tight harmonies but unless they score a killer song like “I Loved Her First” the odds of them getting on Top 40 radio is nil. Recent bands like Whiskey Falls gave radio a good shot and got nowhere. It was just a shame Lane Turner didn’t win as he was hoping for a second shot at age 42. J.C. Andersen should try out for the next round of American Idol if he wants a country career…

    The Lee Ann Womack “crazy” stuff is really a hoot but as a marketing tool I don’t see it improving album sales….

    I’ve been a big fan of Kasey Chambers early music since around 2002, and especially the music of her family’s “Dead Ringer Band” before Kasey went solo. “Rattlin’ Bones” is really a turn around back to her country roots after her last pop album “Carnival” and I’m glad she did it. “Rattlin Bones” seems inspired by everyone from The Carter Family, to Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, to Buddy and Julie Miller. My only complaint is an overall lack of stylistic variety and too many slow numbers, but its still enjoyable. When I see Kasey and Shane and her Dad Bill tomorrow night I’m going to get Bill to autograpgh my copy of Kimber Sparks’ “It’s Her Turn” which Bill recently produced. I won’t mention it to them but I like Kimber’s new album far more than Kasey’s and Shane’s………

    Brad Paisley feels compelled to get this instrumental album out of his system and it will have no negative repurcussions on his current staemroller popularity. It is a vanity side project and will be treated as such. What’s sad is that a killer instrumental could still do well on airgead country radio if given airplay, but that will never happen these days because the focus groups say no way……..

  7. Jim Malec
    September 11, 2008 at 1:57 pm

    I’ve known One Night Rodeo since I was a kid–they were one of the first bands I ever saw in a bar (they used to frequent Joyland in Sarasota). Bar band is literally the correct description. I cannot believe they won a national talent competition…

  8. J.R. Journey
    September 11, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    Lee Ann Womacks’s crazy song list …

    8. Out Of My Head (And Back In My Bed) – Loretta Lynn

    Possibly my favorite Loretta track. Her vocal on that one amazes me to this day. The woman can sing the fire out of a song when she wants to. Ah, I love Loretta Lynn.

  9. Chris D.
    September 11, 2008 at 5:51 pm

    Love Lee Ann’s “Crazy List”, glad “mama He’s Crazy” and “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” made the list!

  10. Roger
    September 12, 2008 at 1:55 pm

    Echoes Of Your Love song is great.

  11. Chuck
    September 12, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    You’re right One Night Rodeo is a VERY polished bar band but… so was lonestar, emerson drive, and rascal flatts (formerly ace’s high). where else do you play if your not touring? They have been paying their dues in florida for a LONG TIME. They did not win by accident, they have a very loyal fan following. I think they are very deserving of this. Lane and JC were equally talented and will probably get deals fast. But i think it was nice to see a band in one of these contests and they won. with desmond producing it they should be fine.

  12. charity
    September 14, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    THANK YOU CHUCK! I COULDN’T AGREE MORE! They may very well SEEM like a polished bar band but, to anyone who don’t know them, or have a bad opinion of them, YOU SHOULD ASK YOURSELF, DO I HAVE ANY INSTRUMENTAL AND SINGING TALENT? IF YOU DID THEN YOU WOULD BE WHERE THEY ARE RIGHT NOW!
    remember the old saying,…
    Walk a Mile in my shoes…
    If you could, then you would see and feel all the heartache that each one has had to endure to get where they are at present, and not need to leave any negative opinions of the band!
    You na sayers need to take a look at EVERY SINGLE PERSON IN ANY GENRE OF MUSIC that became FAMOUS or ONE HIT WONDERS, were ALL at ONE TIME, NOBODYS ALSO! They had to also be worked with, polished, cut, molded, into what they have become today, and made well known, in huge part, due to people such as Desmond Child, and Victoria Shaw!
    This has been a life long dream for each of these guys that, through all thier hard effort is finally paying off for them!
    This is their shot at something GREAT for each of the guys, and thier families, that had been coming for a long time and is well deserved!
    My only regret for them is that all thier close friends and family that have passed on didn’t get to see the huge accomplishment that they All have earned and are not there to enjoy the ride with them…

  13. robert derick
    April 2, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    one night rodeo is the best band i have heard in
    years. they sound great,refreshing and have a wonderful rythum. their new song “alive and living” is beautiful.

  14. Michelle Candy Martini
    May 1, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    I have known ONR thirteen years ago when there 1st C.D. came out which included
    Don’t give up
    Weekend Cowboy
    A Brilliant disguise ( My favorite)
    Ride it like a man

    I left town and moved away and I now came back to hear that they have made it! Its nice to know that it all went well. Can’t wait to hear the new stuff. See you Guys at Joyland! Like in the early years…..At the barn!!!!

    Little One

  15. Valerie
    February 7, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    One Night Rodeo is an awesome country band! For anyone who has not heard them perform, I highly recommend you take a night and go see them where ever they are playing, it is worth every second of your time! They put all of their heart and soul into every word of every song. The band members are very greatful to their fans and don’t have a problem showing it! I have both their first and second cds and love every song! I can’t wait to go to their next live show, even if I just saw them the weekend before! Keep up the great work guys!!

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