Friends it is with a heavy and deeply saddened heart that I have to inform you that we have lost our brother Wayne Mills. Please keep his family in your prayers. I will keep you posted on all of the details as I know them. This is a black day for our family.
OK Outlaw Nation we need your help. We are accepting all donations of memorabilia from our Outlaw artist family that we can get our hands on for an auction Saturday in Guntersville ,Al at the memorial service for our Brother Wayne Mills. All proceeds go to his wife Carole and his son Jack . If you can't get them to me quick enough send me a photo and description and we will post on our site. Thanks in advance for all of your support! Sarge
Thanks to all the support we at getting from fans and friends. We would like to get these benefits and donation links for the family organized to keep up with everything. So if you are planning a benefit or setting up donation links etc. Please send a message to email@example.com
The FB traffic is just too much. Thanks again!!
Welcome to OutlawsandLegend.net!
This all started in an effort to bring together an eclectic assortment of artist that share a few common goals. Caring and love for one another, and a desire to leave the world better off than they found it. Music has always been used to communicate thoughts and emotions such as, love, sadness, hate, fear, joy, and hope. The things we find hardest to say in our everyday lives are easily said in song.
The artists we bring together here are the true "outsiders" in today's music. “Outlaws” that refused to bow to the demands of an industry that wants to water down their message. The cost of staying true to yourself and your music is great. You are cast aside by most in the industry and success is extremely hard to come by. For some the pressure is so great they give in to playing what makes money, or giving up all together.
But a few remain true and crank out some of the greatest music you will ever hear! It’s their dedicated to the music and unwillingness to conform that sets them apart and makes them some of the most genuine people you will ever meet. Their passion extends far beyond music, and helping their fellow man is right at the top of the list. Our mission is to bring these talented folks together for a common cause…
We have changed venues due to the overwhelming support and interest and will be now at the Chopper Hill Rally site in Altamont Tn. This site still offers camping but also has RV hookups available on a first come basis for an additional fee. No hook ups camping remains free. It also has a much better stage with a full 600 amp service! While it is a little further out than the last site, we believe that it will suit our purposes much better and be a more enjoyable experience for all. Being further out we have come to call our concert “ The Boogie in the Boonies!” Lol . But seriously we made this decision so that everyone attending will have the absolute best time possible!
Look for updates here for the lineup as well as when event merchandise will be available.
The Poker runs are coming together as well and we will post all of the businesses sponsoring a run so you can contact them and join in the fun. Remember the winning hand from each run receives a VIP package including a meet and greet with the artists!
Stay tuned for more…………. Sarge
Outlaw Music Hall of Fame
For: August 15, 2013
Lynchburg, TN—Gary “Sarge” Sargeant, head of the Tennessee non-profit Outlaws and Icons, announced today that a facility has been acquired in Lynchburg, Tennessee, that will become the home for the new Outlaw Music Hall of Fame, set to open in the spring of 2014.
The Hall of Fame will be dedicated to those artists, both musicians and songwriters, whose work best exemplifies the qualities of the Outlaw movement that first began in the 1970s and has gained renewed momentum as an alternative to the current Nashville pop country scene. In doing so it will place the spotlight on music firmly attached to the roots of country. Moreover, the Hall of Fame will educate the public about Outlaw country, memorialize founders of the genre—such as Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Jessi Colter—recognize current Outlaw artists, and provide a platform for them and for the independent record labels who currently have little if any voice in the industry.
The facility encompasses more than 5,000 square feet and under the direction of architect Thomas Bartoo will feature a state-of-the-art layout, including interactive displays. There will also be a studio to allow for live broadcasts to be streamed over the Internet.
Located right on the town square in Lynchburg, the Outlaw Music Hall of Fame will sponsor a concert series each April to November to showcase independent roots country artists.
Along with the Hall of Fame, there will be established the Outlaw Music Association. It will bring together independent artists, songwriters, and record executives to promote roots country. It will also recognize accomplishments by each of these.
Sarge calls the Outlaw Music Hall of Fame “a real, viable, vibrant alternative to Nashville, one that fits in nicely with Lynchburg as the home of the Jack Daniels distillery, and one that will show what genuine country music is, as opposed to the highly polished sound coming from Music Row.”
The initial Board of Directors has been appointed. It consists of Gary Sargeant, Jeremy Tepper (Program Director for SiriusXM's Outlaw Country channel), Thomas Bartoo (designer with Method Architecture in Chattanooga, Tennessee), David Spangenburg (professor of entertainment law), Neil Hamilton (history professor and author of Outlaws Still At Large!), Brian DeBruler (CEO and president of Sol Records), Joe Swank (head of radio promotions and tour press at Bloodshot Records), and Sloane Stewart (the mayor of Lynchburg).
Donations and patrons opportunities are available at www.outlawmusichalloffame.com and at outlawsandicons.net. The first inductions into the Outlaw Music Hall of Fame will take place soon. CLICK HERE TO DONATE!