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American Troubadour, Jeff Dayton

presented by Bartlesville Community Concert Association

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

From the White House to the Grand Ole Opry, Jeff Dayton has been playing guitar and performing all his life. His hometown roots in Minnesota and years in Arizona earned him the job of bandleader with Hall of Fame artist Glen Campbell for 15 years. He also has the honor of backing artists including Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Toby Keith, Buck Owens, Tracy Byrd, Bo Diddley, Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Autry, Mac Davis and many more. Once arriving in Nashville, Jeff focused on writing and producing, and was soon touring with megastar Kenny Chesney, Lee Greenwood, Sarah Darling, Tammy Cochran and others.

Jeff’s first guitar was at age 9 and he immediately formed his first band, The Emperors. From there, it was local clubs and concerts, paying his dues and working with musicians who became sidemen for Prince and Bob Dylan. He moved to Arizona, got his first Nashville song contracts and put together one of the most popular and acclaimed bands in the Phoenix music scene over his 20 years there. One fateful chance encounter with Glen Campbell led to his longtime tenure on that tour and set the stage for his move to Nashville in 2000.

Today, Jeff is an active Nashville music producer, songwriter, session guitarist, recording artist and educator and tours as a dynamic bandleader and solo artist. His show Salute To Glen Campbell is appearing nationally, as well as a solo tour Jeff Dayton - American Troubadour.

Sample Program:

  • Hard to Be Humble - Mac Davis
  • Making Memories of Us - Keith Urban
  • Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain - Willie Nelson
  • 16 Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford
  • Shoulda Been A Cowboy - Keith Urban
  • By the Time I Get to Phoenix - Glen Campbell
  • Wichita Line Man - Glen Campbell
  • King of the Road - Roger Miller
  • God Gave Me You - Blake Shelton
  • All My Exes Live in Texas - George Strait
  • Back In the Saddle Again - Gene Autry
  • When You're Hot You're Hot - Jerry Reed

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