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Mike Dekle

Meet Mike Dekle, one of the four featured musicians in our “Songwriters in the Round” concert in The Rialto Room on July 15, 2011. Buy your tickets to the show today at http://www.ticketbiscuit.com/rialtoroom/mainpage.aspx

Mike Dekle is a singer/songwriter/entertainer from Athens, GA, with a second residence
in Nashville, TN. He’s released five albums and has had a number of songs from
his albums chart in Billboard Country Charts and Americana Charts.

Mike’s hit singles include “Scarlet Fever” and “Someone Must Feel Like
A Fool Tonight” (Kenny Rogers); “Don’t Love Make A Diamond Shine”
(Tracy Byrd); “No Trash In My Trailer” (Gene Watson) (Jerry Springer) (Colt
Ford); “Size Matters” (Joe Nichols) and his just released “Country Must Be
Countrywide” (Brantley Gilbert)

His best known album cuts are “Two Hearts One Love”, “People In
Love”, “Some Prisons Don’t Have Walls” (Kenny Rogers); “’Til They Come
Home” (Rhonda Vincent); “Joe’s Place”, “Things Like That” (Joe Nichols);
“A Day In The Life of A Fool” (Keith Whitley) and “You Wouldn’t Be My First
Mistake” (The Whites).

In addition he’s also had songs recorded by Rachel Farley, Gord Bamford, Hank
Thompson, Moe Bandy, Ricky Skaggs, T.G. Sheppard, Byron Hill, Rick Guys,
Gene Cotton, Patti Miner, Glen Fields, Mark Houston, Dusty Miller, John Berry,
Steinar Albrigtsen, Tony Pritchett and others, including overseas artists.

Mike says, “I consider myself a sensitive Southern storyteller who is extremely
blessed to have been given a creative talent. Songwriting is in my blood. I write
because I’ll bust wide open if I don’t.” In the words of one of his songs….”I’d Be
Lost Without Music In My Life”.

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Jul

Wil Nance

Meet Wil Nance, one of the four featured musicians in our “Songwriters in the Round” concert in The Rialto Room on July 15, 2011. Buy your tickets to the show today at http://www.ticketbiscuit.com/rialtoroom/mainpage.aspx

Wil Nance hit the top of R&R and Billboard with his #1 BRAD PAISLEY smash “She’s Everything”, a song on Time Well Wasted, the Multi Platinum 2007 CMA Album of the Year.

He also landed on Troubadour, GEORGE STRAIT’S Platinum selling, Grammy Winning, 2008 CMA Album Of The Year with a song called “If Heartaches Were Horses.”

In 2009, GEORGE STRAIT cut another Wil Nance song; “Where Have I Been All My Life”, which is currently on the new GEORGE STRAIT CdTwang.

In 1999, Wil received a BMI award for “Round About Way”, a #1 hit single for GEORGE STRAIT, a song on the Multi Platinum CMA Album Of The Year Carrying Your Love With Me.  “Round About Way” is also on GEORGE STRAIT’S Latest Greatest Hits and GEORGE STRAIT’S 50 Number Ones …Over ten million sales and counting.

Wil has received “Million Air” Awards from BMI for GEORGE STRAIT’S “Round About Way” and BRAD PAISLEY’S “She’s Everything”.

In 2004, Wil received another BMI Award for his top ten JOE NICHOLS single “Cool To Be A Fool”.

Other singles include; BLUE COUNTY “I Get To”, JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY “You Are”, GENE WATSON “Next To Nothin”, CHAD BROCK “You Are”, & more.

Plus additional cuts on artists BRAD PAISLEY, TRACY LAWRENCE, JOE NICHOLS, NEAL MCCOY, CRAIG MORGAN, DIAMOND RIO, SAMMY KERSHAW, and many others.