JACKSONVILLE, FL. (Top40 Charts/ Mindsweep Entertainment & Promotions) - "I'll Just Show You", is the most recent CD, written by Stephen J. Combs and recorded at Vision Sound Studios in Orange
Park, Florida. Stephen has set his goals to become the next rising star to succeed in the music industry and there should be no doubt in your mind that it will happen.
Stephen Combs, 31, from Glen St. Mary, Florida, has really put himself out there, to give you what you have been longing for. True, down to earth, and from the heart, he combines the music sounds from the 50's, 60's, 70's and today and brings a whole new meaning to country music. Log onto http://www.myspace.com/stephencombsmusic, and give a listen to what country music is all about.
Stephen Combs has the voice of many of his influences combined. Influences such as: Randy Travis, Jimmy Buffet, Travis Tritt, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Diamond Rio, Don Williams, The Marshall Tucker Band, Conway Twitty, Otis Redding, Waylon Jennings, Credence Clearwater Revival, Dean Martin, Molly Hatchet, Frank Sinatra, Ricky Scaggs, Steve Earl, Gary Allan and last, but not least is Stephen's biggest influence....Dwight Yoakum.
Stephen Combs was a Semi-finalist in the 2007 BATTLE OF THE BANDS which was hosted by Gator Country 99.9FM. Other achievements include being voted People's Choice (Wildcard Winner), on Jacksonville, Florida's televised talent competition, "Gimme The Mike", won 1st place in the 2004 Country Music Shoot-Out at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Jam in Live Oak, Florida, and made the cover of N2U Magazine, September 2004.
Stephen Combs' is very creative when it comes to music. All the songs on his CD's are his originals. Just "One Of Those Things" is one of Stephen's own that just might bring a tear to your eye. Though while performing, he just might turn loose and play some of his favorites from those who have inspired him over the years such as "Hicktown", "Gimme Three Steps", "Folsom Prison Blues", "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On", just to name a few classic favorites.
Stephen Combs' music reflects everyday ups and downs. Writing stirring songs related to love, heartbreaks and simple life excitement. Stephen's Southern Gospel up-bringing provides him with all of the ammunition he needs to bring sweet harmonies into his unique style of country ballads and rock-a-billy music.
A country boy, raised in Glen Saint Mary in Northeast Florida, is about as country as it gets, so his roots are as true and genuine as they come. And it doesn't get much better than that!
Stephen has opened for many other talented artist, such as: Andy Griggs (2004), Lonestar and Jason Aldean (2005), Montgomery Gentry (2006) Trace Adkins and Terri Clark (2007). He was also the headliner at "Saturday Nights on the Suwannee" in Live Oak, Florida, Baker County Fair in Macclenny, FL., St. Mary's Kingfish Tournament and "Starry Nights in the Park" in St. Mary's, Georgia.
Lead vocalist and primary songwriter, Stephen Combs' band comprised of some of Jacksonville, Florida's finest veteran musicians. Backing Stephen on lead guitar is a 23 year old young prodigy, an amazing guitarist, performing way beyond his years, is Johnny Roberts.
Stephen Comb's smokin' hot CD, "I'll Just Show You", is available through CD Baby and Snocap, (via his official My Space page at http://www.myspace.com/stephencombsmusic), and other purchasing outlets as they come aboard.
A tour to promote Stephen's CD, "I'll Just Show You" is in the works and management is currently seeking and accepting dates and sponsorship for his tour. Stephen would love the opportunity to tour the entire United States and even extend beyond to Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, Japan, Australia and destinations everywhere.
Stephen J. Combs is currently being managed by Mindsweep Entertainment & Promotions' very own Laura Jenney and Chris Balsam. Of course we are at the beginning of a press & media campaign to promote this stellar artist and management will be shopping him out to the right label.