BOBBY MARQUEZ APPEARING AT
2017 SMOKY MOUNTAIN SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL
NASHVILLE, TN (August 14, 2017) — Awarded singer/songwriter
Bobby Marquez joins some of country music’s biggest songwriters to fill
the Smoky Mountains with song this weekend, August 16th through August
20th in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The sixth annual Smoky Mountain
Songwriters Festival features several stages at venues across one of
America’s most popular vacation destinations. This will be one of the
first major events in Gatlinburg since the November 2016 wildfires.
lovers can catch a taste of Bobby Marquez’s tongue-in-cheek and
heartfelt lyrics at two shows during the festival. Marquez will host
his own show at Dick’s Last Resort in Gatlinburg at 8:15 pm on Friday,
August 18th. Marquez will also take stage Saturday, August 19th at
1:15pm at Three Jimmy’s. Plus, fans can enjoy random jam sessions
across the Smoky Mountain resort town.
states, ” I can’t wait to play alongside and listen in to some of my
favorite songwriters. These guys and gals are masters. It is amazing
to witness their interpretations of the hit songs they created.”
Con Hunley, Tony Arata, Pat Alger, Victoria Shaw, Bobby Tomberlin and
Jim Glaser are some of the amazing songwriters participating this year.
The public is invited with over 150 shows in four days.
About Bobby Marquez: Bobby
Marquez was raised in South Texas. His blend of the honky-tonk and
Tejano sounds that filled his household have earned him hits on the
Texas Chart, Music Row Chart, Australian Country Music Award
nominations, a top-selling album in the UK, membership with the Wheeling
Jamboree, CMA of Texas Artist of the Year award and Academy of Western
Artists award nomination. Most recently, Marquez was nominated for the
R.O.P.E. Songwriter of the Year Award. Bobby has performed on national
television and stages across the U.S., Australia and Ireland. Marquez
is currently recording a new album which features the theme song for the
2017 Gene Autry Museum anniversary festival, “The Cowboy Way,” as well
as a duet with Johnny Rodriguez.