(Daniel Lee Band) Photo courtesy of ( http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Daniel-Lee-Band/149119138487668)

(JJ Lawhorn) Photo courtesy of (http://www.facebook.com/pages/JJ-Lawhorn/150382864985809)

With 2011 behind us and looking into the beginning months of 2012, it looks like the country music scene is full of good acts and big things. Brantley Gilbert is on tour with Eric Church, Corey Smith is continuing his tour around the states, and everything is looking pretty good. Some more underground named acts such as Florida-Georgia Line, Chase Rice, and Brian Davis are touring. According to Tyler Hubbard’s facebook page of Florida-Georgia Line, he has became an official song writer for Big Loud Shirt. Chase Rice is releasing a cd in March, and Brian Davis is still “Getting Plowed” and touring the states.

On a more local note, JJ Lawhorn, of Average Joe’s Entertainment is set to release a cd the beginning of this year and the “Sittin On A Tailgate” music video to be released. If you haven’t seen this guy perform you really need to check him out. He puts on a heck of a show. Rumor has it that he is going to be touring with “The Lacs” also signed with Average Joe’s Entertainment this year.

Another band to watch for in the upcoming year is a band by the name of The Daniel Lee Band. Consisting of Daniel Lee, Jeremy Phillips, Blaine Lee, and Patrick Stevens, this band is “all about the music” as they say on their facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Daniel-Lee-Band/149119138487668?sk=info). Sharing the stage with some big named stars such as Colt Ford, Randy Houser and Brantley Gilbert, this band has came a long way. Look for them to be doing big things in the future. If you haven’t heard any of their songs, check them out. Songs can also be found on their facebook under the “Band Profile” tab.