Jackson Dean w. Special Guest Ashley Gaines
33 West St.
Annapolis, MD, 21401
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
At just 18 years old, singer/songwriter/musician, Jackson Dean pours his emotions into his writing and performing. Born and raised in Odenton, Maryland, he started performing at local establishments when he was barely 14. Very quickly, this hometown boy has a loyal following who couldn’t wait to see what he would do next.
His musical style is a fusion of Amerciana, Old Country with a bit of Blues. The lyrics coming out of this young, old soul are incredible. This highschool senior with the voice of a grown man has brought a tear to many an eye with “Brother Come Home” off his first CD, The Flood Zone. Not to mention “Letters Home” and "Man Upstairs” from his second CD Who We Are
Over Spring Break 2016, he went to Nashville to check things out and ended up playing a couple of Open Mic nights and recorded a song at the Ryman Auditorium. He stood on the stage at the Grand Ole Opry and vowed to play there one day.
A trip to Nashville to record an EP of six songs proved very inspirational for this young man. So much so that he wrote five more songs in short order. He added them to the first six and Who We Are was born. The CD release party was epic with the harmonica player, Tim Gonzalez from Nashville, who came up to play that night. This full length CD (half recorded in Nashville and half in Baltimore) will have you hooked in no time. So many people say they just can’t get the songs out of their heads!
In 2017, Jackson started a serious journey of writing and recording his music including several trips back and forth to Nashville to record originals.
Jackson Dean headed back to Nashville in March to play at Florida Georgia Line’s new bar and will continue to play at local venues while setting up a tour for next summer.
When he is not playing guitar or writing songs, Jackson plays football for his high school, loves to four wheel in the mountains and also bow hunts.
"I hope you enjoy my music...it definitely comes from my heart." – JD”
Ashley Gaines is a Nashville recording artist and songwriter with a unique sultry sound, born and raised in beautiful Southern Maryland. This multi-talented young lady is a natural born entertainer and performer. Music is in her soul.
Dancing since the age of three, she relied solely on many styles of dance as her creative expression and outlet throughout her years in school. Little did she know then, but her numerous dance accolades and performances just paved the way for her journey into the music industry. Her gift of singing was recognized during her college years when she and a good friend created a singing video and posted it to social media to share with family and friends. After endless amounts of positive feedback, her hometown dance teacher connected her with a dear friend who is a talent agent. And just like that, her singing/songwriting career ignited while attending college. She has written many original songs that inspire and touch those who hear them. She has performed both originals and covers in her hometown, Texas and Nashville. In May of 2018, Ashley graduated Cum Laude from High Point University in North Carolina earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Event Management and a minor in Graphic Design. This combination only enhances her natural gift of performing and her passion for giving back to the world.
Since her career ignited as an up and coming artist, she has released her first country EP album "These Moments" which was recorded and produced in Nashville. She has been on singer/songwriter rounds at The Commodore and Douglas Corner in Nashville. In September of 2017, she opened for the Grammy Nominated "Eli Young Band." She has been blessed to work with and be mentored by notables such as Linda Davis, Jane Bach, Christy Sutherland just to name a few. Her career is continuing to blossom as she begins to record and produce her second album. She continues to book performances at various venues throughout the United States for entertainment, festivals, and charity. Today Ashley continues to song write and work with professionals in the music industry from Maryland, Texas and Nashville as she is taking the entertainment industry by storm.
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