Michael Martin Murphey & The Rio Grande Band w/ The Zmed Brothers The Everly Brothers Experience
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Cowboy Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Awardee Michael Martin Murphey launched his recording career from Austin in the early 70s and went on to release multiple albums including his seminal certified Gold Album, Blue Sky-Night Thunder which included the Certified Platinum classic single “Wildfire,” a sentimental song about the ghosts of a woman and her horse, selling more than two-million copies in the USA. In the 80s, his career shifted to Country music and he won an Academy of Country Music Award for Best New Male Vocalist of the Year.
He has had multiple Grammy nominations, 3 gold albums and 1 certified Platinum album. He’s recorded additional Radio hits such as, Geronimo’s Cadillac, What’s Forever For, Carolina In The Pines, Maybe This Time, and the Grammy nominated A Face in the Crowd. He is also the author of New Mexico’s state ballad, “The Land of Enchantment”.
2018 saw the release of Murphey’s Austinology-Alleys of Austin featuring songs from the early 70s Austin music scene and has amazing guests vocalists including Willie Nelson, Amy Grant, Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle, Jerry Jeff Walker, The Last Bandoleros and more.
Joining him, are The Zmed Brothers, The Everly Brothers Experience which celebrates the pivotal music & history of The Everly Brothers legacy including the Everly Radio Hits Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Suzie, All I Have To Do Is Dream and many more.
Bothers Zackary and Dylan Zmed celebrate the Life and Music legacy of legendary Country Music and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Don and Phil Everly with their performance of The Everly Brothers Experience inclusive of all the Everly’s memorable Radio Hits.
The Everly Brothers charted over 30 billboard top - 100 singles, receiving numerous accolades and influencing countless legendary artist that came after them including The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Bee Gees, Neil Young and many others. THE ZMED BROTHERS are thrilled to be able to contribute to a cause that supports the recognition and preservation of the intimate and singular origins of America's greatest Rock n' Roll singing sibling duo.