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Brush With Fame 2005

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Kim_AaronTippin.jpg (68423 bytes) Kim  with  Aaron Tippin
Taken Aug 23 in Charleston, IL.
JeffBates_Carole.jpg (55021 bytes) Carole with Jeff Bates
Erin_ChrisYoung.jpg (8219 bytes) Erin with Chris Young
Taken in San Diego in September of 2004. Chris has such an amazing voice and is a great guy!!!
Nancy_SteveHoly.jpg (33432 bytes) Nancy with Steve Holy
Taken at his show in Pennsylvania. 
Michelle_DierksBentley.jpg (71768 bytes) Michelle with Dierks Bentley
Sue_Kix.jpg (72800 bytes) Sue from New Jersey with Kix Brooks
Taken at CMA festival in June 2005. He is the sweetest man and stayed for 4 hours to pose and sign autographs with us!!!
brenda_mark_w_tracyLawrence.jpg (66405 bytes) Brenda and Mark with Tracy Lawrence
Christie_KeithAnderson.jpg (69000 bytes) Christie and Keith Anderson
Taken after his show at Wild Bills in Atlanta on June 22, 2005.
Chris_CowboyCrush.jpg (57779 bytes) Christopher with  Cowboy Crush (Lucky Guy)
Taken at Harrah's Casino in Arizona. The red headed girl on the far right is Dawn; cousin of Renae' Truex, the fiddle player next to her.
Left to right: Debbie (bass), Darla (drums), Trenna (lead singer), Christopher  (happy hubby), Becky (keyboards), Renae' (fiddle) and Dawn (cousin of Renae')
JeffBates_Lisa.jpg (135531 bytes) Lisa with Jeff Bates
Wanda_DeirksBentley.jpg (59220 bytes) Wanda with Dierks Bentley
Taken at the 2005 CMA Music Festival
AndyGriggs_fundraiser.jpg (56842 bytes) Fans with Andy Griggs 
Andy Griggs fans held a fundraiser for St Jude's Children's Hospital in honor of Andy's birthday. The amount of seven hundred dollars was realized and at a little birthday celebration for Andy prior to his show in Springfield, Ohio, he was presented with a replica check in that amount for the Country Cares For St Jude Kids program. Pictured are a group of fans that were involved in the fundraiser and traveled to Springfield for the presentation as well as to celebrate Andy's birthday and enjoy his great show!!!
Photo credit...Thomas Adams Jr, with permission.
Randi_RascalFlatts.png (61619 bytes) Randi with Rascal Flatts
On December 9, 2004, I made my way to my very first Rascal Flatts concert. It was also my first time meeting the guys. Before the show, a friend and I were standing outside and Joe Don Rooney walks out. Very few people were standing around so we went over. He talked to us for a good twenty minutes before his family walked over and we decided to go back inside. When I went back to my meet and greet, Joe Don instantly recognized me. He and guys were so sweet and caring. 
TLandMarkChesnutt.jpg (82638 bytes) Terry and Lisa with Mark Chesnutt 
Taken at Billy Bobs in Ft. Worth, TX March of 2005.
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Nancy with Keith Urban
I've followed Keith Urban's career for many years and finally had an opportunity to meet him. Yes, he's just as gorgeous in person : )

Jeanette_BandD.jpg (85531 bytes) Jeanette with Brooks & Dunn
Fay_NealMcCoy.jpg (84427 bytes) Fay  with Neal McCoy
Taken in Jupiter, FL. 8/11/05. 
The show also included Buddy Jewell and Diamond Rio. This was an impromptu meet with him. He's such a sweet man and so good to his fans! And what a SUPER show!!
Karen_AndyGriggs.jpg (58920 bytes) Karen with Andy Griggs
Taken on August 12, 2005 in Napoleon, Ohio.
Andy is a super sweet guy. It was a great night.
Samantha_Sugarland.jpg (59788 bytes) Samantha with Sugarland
My mom and I won tickets and backstage passes to one of their shows. They took the time with their fans, I talked, and joked with them & their manager for like 20 min, and they are really great people, who put on a great concert.
CurtisTerriGrampa.jpg (28785 bytes) Curtis Cowan, Terri Clark and their Grandfather Ray
Yes, Curtis and Terri are cousins.
Melissa_JoeNichols.jpg (38892 bytes) Melissa with Joe Nichols
Taken in Panama City, FL ... 18 September 2005.
Briana_VictorSanz.jpg (57211 bytes) Briana (Victor's biggest # 1 fan) with Victor Sanz (Up and coming artist) and Josi Sanz (Victor's wife) 
Taken New years Eve 03 at Buck Owens Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, CA.
Stephanie_DaryleSingletary.jpg (103860 bytes) Stephanie with Daryle Singeltary and Rhett Akins 
Taken at the Hendersonville, TN Walmart on the "Camo" Bus! 
Shereen_GaryLevox.jpg (80655 bytes) Shereen with Rascal Flatts' Gary Levox
Taken July 29, 2005 at Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, VA.
"I actually sang with Gary while I was at the meet and greet for about 30 seconds or so. I didn't know what to say to him but I knew that I wanted to sing with him. I just went into one of their songs (Like I Am) and he just joined in with me. The manager taking pictures tried to move me so the next person would "meet and greet" but Gary just held onto my waist and kept singing. It was one of the best 30 seconds of my life!"
Sue_JeffBates.jpg (68161 bytes) Sue with Jeff Bates 
Taken in Nashville on 6/08/05 at Tracy Lawrences' fan club party.
Laurie_BlueCounty.jpg (95098 bytes) Laurie with Blue County
Taken in Ryun-North Platte, NE in June 2004.
"Aaron and Scott are the greatest guys you could ever meet!!"
Robin_DierksBentley.jpg (45923 bytes) Robin with Dierks Bentley
Taken October 8th, 2004 at Gilley's in Dallas!! 
What a sweet guy!! 
NancyMary_JamesOtto.jpg (48492 bytes) Nancy and Mary from Long Island, NY with James Otto 
Taken at BB King's in Nashville during Fan Fair week.  "James put on a fabulous show and was a pleasure to meet in person.  Nancy thinks James is the MuzikMafia's best-kept secret.  His debut album, "Days of Our Lives" is excellent and a new album is planned for 2006".
IrmaCurtis_DierksBentley.jpg (66068 bytes) Irma and Kurtis with Dierks Bently
Kurtis says; "My wife went NUTS after taking this picture". 
(Ed. I'm sure he meant that in a good way.)
Jill_TracyLawrence.jpg (62063 bytes) Jill with Tracy Lawrence
backstage in Southern California.
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??? with Dwight Yoakam
Taken 1 1/2 years after being diagnosed with breast cancer.  I gave 
him a letter listing all of his songs that helped me throughout the whole 
cancer thing, thanking him. 
Shelly_RyanWardlow.jpg (87882 bytes) Shelly with Ryan Wardlow
Taken at Tootsies in Nashville.
Christina_RascalFlatts.jpg (86908 bytes) Christian with Rascal Flatts
Taken in Buffalo NY on August 28th. They were all such sweet hearts and Jay really liked the scrap book with letters from the fan club in it! I got hugs and kissis from all of them, and walked out with a huge smile and smelling like Joe Don.
Wendy_JoeNichols.jpg (92411 bytes) Wendy with Joe Nichols
Taken on Dec. 9th in Verona NY. What a great guy Joe is, very sweet. And not bad to look at either! I was very surprised to see how shy Joe is.
RachelHaylee_TracyLawrence.jpg (37921 bytes) Rachel and Haylee with Tracy Lawrence
I have met Tracy several times, this last time I took my 7 year old granddaughter. She had the time of her life & getting to talk to Tracy was a big thrill to her
JeffBates_Jan.jpg (80472 bytes) Jan from IL with Jeff Bates
Rachel_TracyLawrence2.jpg (8977 bytes) Rachel with Tracy Lawrence
BuddyJewell_Wanda.jpg (66537 bytes) Wanda with Buddy Jewell
Taken at the 2005 CMA Music Festival.
Robyn_MontgomryGentry.jpg (63960 bytes) Robin with Montgomery Gentry
Taken in South Bend, IN Sept 5, 2004. They are so sweet.
Tricia_JeffBates.jpg (111077 bytes) Tricia with Jeff Bates 
Taken in Tampa, FL, 12/04.
BillandJamieOneal.jpg (69016 bytes) Bill with Jamie O'Neil 
Taken in Tampa, FL, 12/04.
Angie_KennyChesney.jpg (59515 bytes) Angie with Kenny Chesney
TraceandTam.jpg (63998 bytes) Tammy with Trace Adkins  
Taken at the Grand Ole Opry Cruise in January of 2005.
Cricket_JoeNichols.jpg (64889 bytes) Holly and (Mom) Lillian with Joe Nichols
Taken at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. 
Wanda_TrickPony.jpg (74290 bytes) Wanda with Trick Pony
Taken at the 2004 CMA Music Festival.
WendyS_TracyLawrence.jpg (53661 bytes) Wendy with Tracy Lawrence 
Taken on Oct. 3rd 2004 at the First Arena in Elmira NY.
Lisa_JeffBates.jpg (56347 bytes) Lisa with Jeff Bates
taken at WildHorse in Nashville,Tn.
On Aug.20,2004
Wanda_DierksBentley.jpg (59220 bytes) Wanda with Dierks Bentley
Taken at the 2004 CMA Music Festival.
Carol_TraceAdkins.jpg (76076 bytes) Carol with Trace Adkins
Taken at the 2003 Fan Fair.
AthensGang_ChrisYoung.jpg (67890 bytes) Marie, Miranda, Mandy & Tammy ( The Athens Gang ) with Chris Young Taken at the Railroad Bazaar in Huntsville, AL.
Willie_gretchenWilson.jpg (79162 bytes) Willa and daughter Stephanie on the bus with Gretchen Wilson
Taken at the Hendersonville Walmart. She is such a beautiful and nice gal!
Diana_BradMates.jpg (104479 bytes) Diana with Brad Mates
Taken after the concert at the University of Rolla-Missouri, in Rolla. 
October 23rd, 2004. 
Tammy_JeffBates.jpg (41280 bytes) Tammy with Jeff Bates
Taken December 2004 in Columbus, Ohio.
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Tammy with Chris Young
Taken at Country Thunder in Wisconsin, 2004.
ChanceAlan_theGang.jpg (112708 bytes) Chelly, Tiffany, Nick and Brenda with Chance Alan
Marilyn_JeffBates.jpg (57168 bytes) Marilyn with Jeff Bates 
Taken on July 17, 2004 at the Heart of IL Fair in Peoria, IL 
Among other things that day, I gave Jeff a gift of 4 black markers and he grabbed one of them right away. He said, "I need a new one right now!" ... just like a kid! He's so precious!
Robin_AndyGriggs.jpg (67835 bytes) Robin with Andy Griggs 
Taken Oct. 27th at Cowboy's in Arlington, TX. 
It was an awesome show. 
MelaniewithRodneyAtkins.jpg (91449 bytes) Melanie with Rodney Atkins
Taken at the Minnesota State Fair.
Amilya_RodneyAtkins.jpg (126204 bytes) Amilya with Rodney Atkins
Taken in Saginaw Michigan on June 18, 2004.
Sherri_AndyGriggs.jpg (88732 bytes) Sherri with Andy Griggs 
Taken on October 28th of 2004 at Andy's meet and greet.
Amanda_RascalFlatts.jpg (62146 bytes) Amanda with Rascal Flatts
Taken in August of 2004. It was my first meet and greet ever. I was so nervous, when it was my turn I just froze up but Joe Don motioned me to come by him, he asked me if I was ok, told me everything would be ok Baby. He kept referring to me as Baby and gave me the best hug I had ever received.
Lorah-Tiff-JoDee.jpg (107002 bytes) (L-R) Lorah, Tiffany and Jo Dee Messina
The three of us singing "Because You Love Me" at Jo Dee's Fan Club Party which was on June 11th at The Factory in Franklin, TN. The picture says a lot but the memory is priceless.
Missy_AndyGriggs.jpg (91433 bytes) Missy Grogman and Andy Griggs
Taken in Savannah, MO. in 2004.
Rachel_JeffBates_ClayDavidson.jpg (38569 bytes) Rachel with Jeff Bates & Clay Davidson
Taken at the Tracy Lawrence Fan Club Party in 2004.
Jennifer_RodneyAtkins.jpg (84619 bytes) Jennifer with Rodney Atkins 
Taken at the Tennessee Valley Fair in Knoxville, TN, in September of 2004. Even though it poured the rain, Rodney was nice enough to not only play the show, but stay afterwards and meet with everyone! He is so sweet!
LauriewithBradPaisley.jpg (53153 bytes) Laurie with Brad Paisley
Taken in Las Vegas, 2004.
Debbie_TracyLawrence.jpg (41447 bytes) Debbie with Tracy Lawrence
Taken in Springfield, Ohio on Oct. 7th, 2004. This was my first meet and greet, I was so nervous that day.
BatesFamilywithJeffBates.jpg (59261 bytes) Susie, Jeff, Billy Joe and John... Bates!
Taken backstage at the Hattiesburg concert 11/20/04.
Robin_JoeNichols.jpg (58242 bytes) Robin with Joe Nichols
Taken October 1st at Gilley's in Dallas.  It was the 2nd time I had seen him and the first time I meet him.
Angela_TByrd.jpg (63104 bytes) Angela with Tracy Byrd
Taken in Nashville, IN at the Little Nashville Opry. It was my 25th time meeting
the Byrd man and he knows me by name now.
SaraEvans-someone.jpg (50115 bytes) Amanda with Sara Evans 
Taken at the Lorain County Fair in August 2004. It was one of Sara's last shows before she had her baby. She went out of her way to tell my mom that myself and my mom looked like sisters. It was one of the greatest moments of my life meeting her.
CCagle-Sheri.jpg (70166 bytes) Sheri with Chris Cagle 
Taken Oct. 15, 2004 in Moline, IL.
Marsha_JeffBates.jpg (78764 bytes) Marsha with Jeff Bates
Susie-ClayDavidson.jpg (49100 bytes) Susie with Clay Davidson
Taken 11/20/04 in Hattiesburg, MS. 
Mariloyce_GlennCummings.jpg (30113 bytes) Mariloyce with Glenn Cummings 
Taken November, 2004 in Nashville at the release party for Glenn's debut album, "Big."
Jackie_RodneyAtkins.jpg (112001 bytes) Jackie with Rodney Atkins
Taken on the WIRK cruise to the Bahamas on October 23, 2004. Rodney is also a very sweet, down-to-earth guy. You couldn't meet a nicer man!
Amilya_KeithUrban.jpg (52444 bytes) Amilya and Keith Urban
Taken in Saginaw, Michigan at the Dow Event Center on November 12, 2004.
Jackie_DarrylWorley.jpg (74368 bytes) Jackie with Darryl Worley
Taken in Albany, Oregon in July of 2004.
You will never meet a nicer and thoughtful man anywhere.
ShelbyKelseyMadison_TracyByrd.jpg (44553 bytes) Shelby, Kelsey, Madison with Tracy Byrd
Taken in Brownwood, TX, 2004.
Sharon_BlueCounty.jpg (54766 bytes) Sharon with Aaron and Scott of Blue County
Taken October 9, 2004 in Maryville, TN at the Foothills Fall Festival.
BCSamMG15.JPG (103788 bytes) Samantha with Scott from Blue County 
She is 8 years old and met them at the Foothills Fall Festival in Maryville TN on October 9, 2004. Her T-shirt says "What's not to love about Scott"... he showed her that he loved her back! 
Robin_ChrisCagle.jpg (45234 bytes) Robin with Chris Cagle
Taken in Kenosha, WI at the Brat Stop September 25, 2004.  This is the 5th time I have meet him!!
Kristi_BuddyJewel.jpg (72155 bytes) Kristi with Buddy Jewell 
Taken in June of 2004.
Khelly_Dierks.jpg (50045 bytes) Khelly with Dierks Bentley
Taken in Columbia S.C. on October 26,2004.
He is such a nice guy and so down to earth!!!
Kelly_RascalFlatts.jpg (65543 bytes) Kelly with Rascal Flatts
Taken in Houston, TX on November 7th, 2003 on the CMT Most Wanted Live Tour... I originally only had a meet and greet with Rascal Flatts...it was my first time meeting Rascal Flatts and they were soooooo nice...as soon as I got up to them, they made me feel as though we'd known each other forever!
MajorSteve_ChelyWright.jpg (74245 bytes) Major Steve with Chely Wright
Taken May 11, 2004 at a private listeners showcase at the Fireside Inn, Baldwinsville, NY, compliments of B104.7 in Syracuse, NY.
Rachel_TracyLawrence.jpg (37668 bytes) Rachel and Haylee with Tracy Lawrence
Taken at the State Fair of Texas on 9/25/04.
Stephanie_BlueCounty.jpg (94495 bytes) Stephanie of North Platte, NE with Blue County
Taken June 2004.
Miranda_ChrisYoung.jpg (85578 bytes) Miranda with Chris Young
Taken at the Big Spring Jam in Huntsville, AL on 9/25/04. Chris was awesome !! =)
Stacey_RodneyAtkins.jpg (39842 bytes) Stacy with Rodney Atkins  
Taken in Cookeville, TN in 2004.
WendyS_ChrisCagle.jpg (63387 bytes) Wendy with Chris Cagle 
Taken on Sept. 4, 2004 in Syracuse NY at the New York State Fair.
Tonieshia_RF.jpg (70488 bytes) Tonieshia of North Platte, NE with Rascal Flatts
Taken in June of 2004.
LisaB_KeithUrban.jpg (61927 bytes) Lisa with Keith Urban
Cole_PattyLoveless.jpg (55170 bytes) Nicole with Patty Loveless
Taken on Nicole's 21st birthday. "We drove 9 hours to see her for it, and she surprised me with a huge birthday card, and had everyone in the audience sing happy birthday to me. I've been a fan forever".
Wende_KeithUrban.jpg (103197 bytes) Wende with Keith Urban
Brittany_JeffBates.jpg (64152 bytes) Brittany of New York with Jeff Bates
Dorothy_JeffBates.jpg (69444 bytes) Dorothy of New York with Jeff Bates
Alicia_EmersonDrive.jpg (57174 bytes) Alicia from Fallon, Nevada with Emerson Drive 
Taken Saturday Aug. 31st, 2004 in Yerington Nevada.
Heather_AndyGriggs.jpg (77886 bytes) Heather with Andy Griggs
Taken in August 31st, 2002 in Independence, MO.  "Andy was so great and so nice and caring.  It made me a fan of his all over again".

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