Music City Hit-Makers


Music City Hit-Makers are award-winning songwriters that offer acoustic performances of songs they penned for Nashville’s most notable stars, re-imagined for symphony. The Hit-Makers are considered, “the most famous people you’ve never heard of.” They are Grammy Award winners and nominees with numerous ASCAP, BMI, CMA, and ACM Awards under their belts. The songwriters include the likes of Brett James, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey, Chris Destefano, Wendell Mobley, Jon Nite, Marcus Hummon, Lee Thomas Miller, Rivers Rutherford, Billy Montana, Jessi Alexander, Gordie Sampson, Kyle Jacobs, and Troy Verges. The songs are arranged for symphony by award-winning studio musician and arranger, Charlie Judge.

Altogether, the show “The Songs, Their Stories, A Symphony” is part storytelling, part comedy, and mostly, unforgettable acoustic performances of hit songs. Music City Hit-Makers have played over 60 inspiring shows in 20 different states with no signs of slowing down. In addition to performing, their debut EP, Songs & Symphony, was released June 4, 2019.


What People Are Saying: 
  • The most famous people you’ve never heard of!

    — Scott Speck, Music Director of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra

  • Music City Hit-Makers are the real deal. They are all phenomenal performers in their own right. It was fantastic to hear their hits with the backing of a[n] orchestra and a thrill to make music with such talented performers.

    — Keith Lockhart, Boston Pops Conductor

  • The recording superstars were superseded by the talent of the composers during the Music City Hit-Makers show.

    — Muskegon Chronicle

Music City Hit-Makers 2019 Sizzle
Music City Hit-Makers Visit Youth Performing Arts School

Upcoming Events

February 29, 2020
Danville, IL
Fischer Theatre
March 12, 2020
Anchorage, AK
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
October 23, 2020
Pawleys Island, SC
The Reserve Golf Club
October 29, 2020
Mobile, AL
Mobile Symphony