Fredericton, NB – Speedway 660 management announced that fans who attend this years annual Auto Value 250 will again be treated to a free country music show during the intermission of the big event. Steve Waylon and his band Rebel Ridge will perform in front of over 8000 fans just prior to the opening ceremonies. Waylon has been a staple over the past two years for the event and Speedway Management and fans were eager to have him back. “Were very pleased to have such a great group of guys with that kind of talent for the event. They have become part of the event and I think they really add to the atmosphere.“ said co-owner Steve Burns.
Waylon who has developed quite a following as opened for acts as like Doc Walker, Lorrie Morgan, Sammy Kershaw, Jim Witter, Matt Minglewood, Kim Mitchell, Trooper, and April Wine, to name a few.
Steve Waylon hails from Fredericton, New Brunswick and presents a fresh sound in today’s Country music, which offers a very high energy sound and show. His “Driven Country” music style is comparable to Travis Tritt, Montgomery Gentry and Lynrd Skynrd.
Having played in some local Atlantic Canadian bands Steve moved to Ontario for a couple of years where he gained seasoning in a very competitive market. With this experience Steve is now on his own path to stardom.
Steve’s career started when he played and sang harmonies on stage with his Dad at the age of 15. He remembers the excitement of looking out into the crowd of 150 people, but if felt like 150,000. Watching the crowd and their reactions, he was “hooked”.
Speedway management think that that race fans will be “hooked“ on the bands smooth sound and co-owner Chris Johnston says “I`m excited to have these guys involved. They stepped and wanted to be a part of this deal and were grateful to have them. Please contact Angela Coffey at Speedway 660 at 506-455-3181 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.