Troubadour & SiriusXM Presents:
High Valley: The Highway Finds Tour Fall 2017
Adam Doleac, Brown & Gray
9081 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90069
This event is all ages
When Adam Doleac was two years old, growing up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, his father Donnie taught him to play the drums. By the time he was two, Adam had already displayed some musical talent. Even though he demonstrated musical talent, Adam also excelled in sports. With offers for golf and basketball already on the table, after being talked into playing baseball his Senior year by his friends, the University of Southern Mississippi made its own offer of a baseball scholarship after just one year of playing. Adam accepted and went on to win three rings in four years as the Southern Mississippi Conference USA Champ. He also played in the College World Series in 2009.That decision changed the course of his life. “It’s unbelievable how much one decision can impact where life takes you,” he says. His college roommates were on the baseball team with him – and they were all guitar players. “That’s where I learned my first chords."
On December 29, 2010, I wrote my first song while on vacation in the Dominican Republic.” It was the first time out of the country for the Mississippi native who had only experienced Hattiesburg and family vacations in Florida. “I remember sitting on a hotel balcony on the third floor, watching people of all different ethnicities and walks of life.Adam wrote four more songs while he was still playing baseball. Over one thousand people showed up for a CD release party in his hometown. Then Adam hit the road, and for the first time, sang live in front of people. “I was driving back and forth to Nashville to write songs so I decided to move there to write with other people. It’s a happy, driven city,” he says. “Everybody is chasing after something they love to do.” He then met Jake LaGrone, who became his manager, and in 2015, signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV.
He’s played nearly 400 shows the last two years. Adam has penned upwards of 200 songs, has written hits for country superstars Kane Brown and Darius Rucker and many others have put holds on some of his compositions, including Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Justin Moore and David Nail. Adam released his self-titled, debut EP on June 16th, 2017. The EP was recorded in Nashville, produced by Lindsay Rimes and features 6 tracks co-written by Adam, including his single “Whiskey’s Fine."
Brown & Gray
In the words of Storme Warren himself, Brown & Gray, the collaboration between Kaci Brown and Sam Gray, serves as a bridge between the soul of Country Music in the US to the new boom of Country Music in the United Kingdom. Building a link between the US and the exploding Country Music scene in the UK, this exciting project is just the beginning of a creative journey through the best both worlds have to offer, with the new single “Top Down” leading the way.
Sam Gray is a highly acclaimed songwriter, singer & producer based in London, England, with millions of streams on Spotify across a variety of current singles, with artists including Hardwell, Julian Perretta, DJ Katch, Tobtok, and Manovski. An exceptional multi-instrumentalist, Sam is also a grade 8 classically trained violin player with a unique talent for melodies and lyrics. He’s performed his own music in some of the UK’s biggest venues, and has also written and produced top 10 singles and albums for artists all over the world.
Texas-born and Nashville-raised Kaci Brown signed her first publishing deal at age 11, when she moved to Nashville and signed with Barbara Orbison’s Still Working Music. She became the youngest writer ever with ASCAP, and by the age of 17 she released a debut pop album “Instigator” via Interscope Records. Brown then toured the country with the Backstreet Boys, playing sold-out shows at venues such as Radio City Music Hall. Brown has shared the stage with acts such as Nelly Furtado, Rihanna, Gavin DeGraw, and more.
“Top Down” is released through NHMM, a brand new label out of powerhouse independent publisher Notting Hill Music, with more than 300 Top 40 hit singles (Beyonce, Calvin Harris, Little Mix, Kygo, Robbie Williams, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber). “Top Down” has received substantial support as a featured Highway Find on SiriusXM - The Highway.