Bryan Hayes

Bryan Hayes


“This Memphis tenor has a layered pop/folk sound that’s quite accomplished.” - Music Row Magazine

“Loaded with plenty of folk-rock charm...a country cousin to Tom Petty.” - The Commercial Appeal

“A skillful take on roots-rock and alt-country...boasting a lot of personal detail.” - The Memphis Flyer

“If you like rebellious lyrics in your music, this guy is for you.” - Texas Radio


Bryan is an award-winning songwriter from Memphis, TN. His debut album “Just A Man” garnished him a loyal following in the Mid-South, as well as two “Best Of” Memphis Songwriter Awards. His second album “Long Hard Road” took Bryan and The Retrievers (his band) to the regional level, with radio play over the Southeast.

Bryan will release his third, studio album, Tangle Me Up In You on April 29th, 2013.

In addition to writing and performing, Bryan is a producer and engineer at Farmhouse Recording Studio near Memphis, TN.


Tangle Me Up In You (April 2013)

"Small Town Amazing Grace" & "Woman" featured on Retriever Records CD B-Sides, Demos, & Lies (2012)

"Soldier's Prayer" featured on Memphis Songwriters Association Members Only CD (2010)

Long Hard Road CD (2006)

I Want You Bad: The Demos EP (2005)

Just A Man CD (2004)