with opening set by
Patty Castillo & Gib Foss
Anthony Smith is a multi award winning and critically acclaimed Singer Songwriter from east Tennessee. Anthony moved to Nashville to pursue his dream of being a recording artist. Once in music city Anthony's career began to take off signing a record contract with Mercury Records scoring 3 top 40 hit singles, he also signed a publishing deal as a songwriter for Universal and soon became the talk of Nashville winning Music Row Magazine's prestigious Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year Award as well as numerous BMI, ASCAP & NSAI awards. Anthony is one of the most sought after songwriters in the world with over 250 of his songs recorded by some of the biggest names in music today. In 2016 his song (Bringin Back The Sunshine) was recorded by Blake Shelton and became the official song of NASCAR for NBC. Anthony has written songs for TV, Major Motion Pictures and his songs have been recorded and performed by a virtual who's who of superstars such as George Strait, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Trace Adkins, Faith Hill, Montgomery/Gentry, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney & Coley Mcabe, Randy Houser, Trisha Yearwood, Craig Wayne Boyd, Kenny Rogers, Lonestar, Confederate Railroad, Blackberry Smoke, Shooter Jennings, Sammy Kershaw, Don Williams, Ronnie Milsap, Lorrie Morgan, David Allen Coe, Tommy Shane Steiner, Kevin Denny, Halfway To Hazard, and many more.