A rarity among entertainers! The vocals will impress you, but the energy will keep you comin’ back for more. An only child from the backwoods of East Texas, Macon, as he’s known by friends and fans, spent a lot of his younger years with nothing more than a pocket transistor radio and a fishing pole. He enjoyed and studied the heroes of the era while crooning along in harmony, whether it be rock, pop or country. Some of his favorite artists were, and still are, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, James Taylor, Jim Croce, Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker Band, the Allman Brothers, Stealer’s Wheel, Chicago…the list goes on and on. The diversity of these many artists only adds character and appeal to his shows. Macon can charm you with new spins on old favorites that will never sound the same to you on the radio again.
Somewhere in the mid 1990s, he finally got his first pawn-shop guitar and the world of live music and entertaining became a way of life. Self-taught, he picked, grinned, and forged his way forward toward becomig the musician he had always dreamt of being. Within two years, Macon was stealing the show at pick-arounds, campouts and tailgate shows all over East Texas. Campfire settings have always been his stage of choice, but he’s at home performing for five or five thousand. His energy and character lend extra excitement and enamor crowds with his vocal talent and in-your-face presentation!
The road to here has led him in many different directions. Starting out as a solo artist, he quickly attracted the attention of numerous other esteemed East Texas Musicians. It wasn’t long until MayDay was formed with Jim Day. MayDay’s first CD, on which he and Jim recorded all original material, led to countless festival and club appearances. Macon was also included as keyboardist and songwriter with the established group Standing Flat. Their “Born To Shine” CD includes two original Macon masterpieces.
Following a two year interruption in his career, Macon has returned to the Texas Music scene and is taking Central Texas by storm. With a wholehearted vengeance, he is currently pushing such hits as “Cold Keystone”, “Wind on the River”, “Somewhere Tonight”, and “Something ‘Bout A Waltz”. Macon is currently collaborating with songwriters Robert Smith and Robert Wallace, along with several seasoned musicians on his debut solo CD, “Wind on the River”, which is due out in early fall.
Macon is in the process hand-picking talented artists to back him on stage as “Second-Hand Smoke“. If the opportunity arises, don’t miss a Macon show…you won’t be disappointed!
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