Brad Cunningham grew up listening to classic pop and sang in his school choir. He began pursuing music more seriously while at Baylor University, recording an album and assembling a band. He and his band, Man In The Ring, are touring in the midwest this summer. You can find his tour schedule here.
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ARTIST: Brad Cunningham
BIRTHDATE: 06/02/ 1983
HOMETOWN: Columbia, MO
CURRENT LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
AMBITIONS: I guess I’d just like to write and play music for a living. I don’t care if it’s in a church or some smokey bar. I just wanna play.
TURN-OFFS: #hashtags, handcuffs, and hot beer
TURN-ONS: anything from Chim’s Thai Kitchen, Les Bourgeois Captain’s Cooler’s, and my beautiful wife Ally
DREAM GIG: How about an opening spot for the Turnpike Troubadours?
FAVORITE LYRIC: “The only two things in life that make it worth livin’
Is guitars that tune good and firm feelin’ women” Waylon Jennings
CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Millie Lovett. If you’ve ever been to the Blue Note in Columbia, MO you’d understand. One of a kind.
SONG I WISH I WROTE: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Willie Nelson and four of his closest friends.
MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: the Time Jumpers upright player, Brad Albin, picked my wife and I up at Rosepepper Cantina in Nashville and took us to see Chris Scruggs & the Stone fox 5. A pretty memorable 1st anniversary to say the least.
I WROTE THIS SONG: for my nephew Brett’s first birthday.