The Owensboro Convention Center is hosting a free concert featuring Nashville Independent Music Awards’ Artist of the Year, Billy Dawson on Thursday, February 19. Happy hour specials are from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and the concert starts at 7:00 p.m.. This event is open to the public.
Billy Dawson is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, entertainer, author and motivational speaker. He was recently asked to be a performer for the Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles Thanksgiving game with other performances by Lee Ann Womack (national anthem) and Pitbull (halftime). Dawson has shared the stage with artists including Lee Brice, Aaron Lewis, Craig Morgan, Lady Antebellum, Thompson Square, One Republic, Toby Keith, John Hiatt, Skillet, Five For Fighting, Colt Ford, Charlie Louvin and Cross Canadian Ragweed.
Billy is currently in the studio working with Grammy award winning writer and producer Skidd Mills on a new album to be released in 2015.
In addition to his musical endeavors, Dawson is the author of You Never Know, the first book in a series of children’s books focusing bullying, racism and other societal issues involving children (which is now available on Amazon.com). He brings his book to life when he speaks at schools about the importance of respect and love in everyday life.