Nickie Conley (background vocals), a native of Nashville TN has been working in the music industry for almost 30 years. Born into a musical family, singer/songwriter Nickie Conley began singing at the age of 2 and began session work at 15. She has contributed her vocal talents to a variety of albums by artists such as Sara Evans, Marc Broussard, One Republic, Nathan East,CeCe Winans, Kevin Whalum, Third Day and Michael W. Smith to name a few. She has also sung live background vocals for artists such as Natalie Cole, Tommy Sims, Jonny Lang, Patti Labelle, Donna Summer and Zak Brown Band and Heather Headley. When she isn’t on the road she is doing session work in Nashville. She was a background singer for Donna Summer from 2008- 2012 and toured with her on the International Crayons Tour. She also sang on the soundtracks for TV shows Greenleaf Session 1 and Hap and Leonard Season 2. Her movie credits include Evan Almighty, Veggie Tales and War Room. Nickie has a single entitled Get Away available on iTunes. She is set to release a new single next year with the EP to follow. With an honest spirit and a well full of songstress talent, Nickie Conley is not just what music needs, but what the world needs.
Jason Eskridge (background vocals) Jason Eskridge was born and grew up in Rockwood, TN. After high school he attended college at Tennessee Tech University, where he played football and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He accepted a post-graduate engineering job in Huntsville, AL, but couldn’t shake his passion for music. So he packed up, left Huntsville, and moved to Nashville, TN where he currently resides.
Since moving to Nashville, Jason has worked either as a background vocalist or opening act for countless award winning acts such as Zac Brown Band, Lyle Lovett, Randy Travis, Jonny Lang, Keb Mo’, Nicole C. Mullen, Marc Broussard, Robert Glasper, and Toby Mac. He has also been featured as a guest vocalist on numerous projects.In 2006, Eskridge released self-titled independent EP Jason Eskridge, and begin continued touring the U.S., playing every coffee shop and bar in town. He has also had the opportunity to take his music abroad to South Africa, Amsterdam, India, and England. Jason‘s latest release Live in Nashville, featuring a thrilling cover of Sam Cooke classic “A Change Is Gonna Come”. He currently host a bi-weekly soul music series in Nashville and tours regularly while prepping his next indie release on his label Rustic Soul Records.
“My desire as a musician is to create music that causes the listener to love themselves, love their fellow man, think harder, think deeper, think broader, laugh until they cry, laugh when they want to cry, try something new, remember something old, and ultimately live life to the fullest.” – je
Maureen Murphy (background vocals) A former Berklee College of Music student, Maureen can be heard as a background and lead vocalist, on major label recordings such as ‘The Universe Inside’ by STS9, ‘Fuego’ by Phish, ‘Jekyll + Hyde’ by Zac Brown Band, ‘Whippoorwill’ by Blackberry Smoke, The self-titled releases from Levi Lowrey & Nathan East, and ‘Never Give In’ & ‘Modern American Protest Music’ by Will Hoge. She has performed live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, War Memorial Auditorium, Georgia Theatre, Fenway Park, Wembley Arena in London, Bridgestone Arena, Ryman Auditorium, Wrigley Field, Hollywood Bowl, The Tabernacle, CMA Music Festival, Kaboo Music Festival, CMA Awards and more with STS9, Zac Brown Band, Gregg Allman, Will Hoge, Shawn Mullins and The Wood Brothers just to name a few.
With over a million views on YouTube and a mention in Forbes Magazine, Ms. Murphy is the most recognized voice on the BioShock Infinite soundtrack that was released in March 2013. Her voice was also featured on TNT’s television mini-series “Mob City”, which aired December 2013 and the major motion picture “Need For Speed” soundtrack, released March 2014.
Maureen resides in Nashville, TN and is currently touring with Dynamo. Past tours include Zac Brown Band 2015 – 2017 & dates with STS9 2014 – 2016.