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Current single "Drinkin' Fool" is being aired on various independent radio stations, as well as streaming and satellite radio stations.

"Drinkin' Fool" is set to be released nationally in the Fall of 2008.

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Bringing the "Country" back into Country Music, John Christopher way delivers a performance that is comparable to any national act out on the road today.

With over 100 original songs in his catalog, along with hundreds of cover tunes, John Christopher Way is the real deal when it comes to true Country Music.

Birth Name: John Christopher Way
Hometown: Kerrville, TX
Date of Birth: March 18, 1980
Inspirations: Merle Haggard, Steve Wariner, Shenandoah with Marty
Raybon, Deryl Dodd, George Strait and Alan Jackson.
Favorite Album: “Ocean Front Property”, George Strait
Favorite Song: “Mama Knows”, Shenandoah
Song You Wish You Had Written: “One Ride In Vegas”, Deryl Dodd
Favorite Stage Moment: 2001 - The Foxx Ford Truck Contest – Being one
of three (3) contestants to open for Joe Diffie at the Country Music
Hall of Fame’s Ford’s Theater.


INSTRUMENTS:
Started playing fiddle at three years old.
Started playing mandolin at six years old.
Started playing drum at eight years old.
Started playing bass at ten years old.
Started playing piano at twelve years old.
Started playing guitar at thirteen years old.
Started playing steel guitar at fourteen years old.


OPENING ACT FOR:
1995
David Ball, Tracy Byrd; Peanut Factory, Fredricksburg, Texas
1996
Rick Trevino, Mark Chestnut; Blue Bonnet Palace, San Antonio, Texas
Boy Howdy, JoDee Messina; Cooper’s Stock Yard, Montana
Daryll Singletary; Kerr County Rodeo, Kerrville, Texas
Terry McBride and The Ride; The Grizzly Rose, Colorado
1997
Steve Wariner; Heart of Texas Fair, Waco Texas
JoDee Messina; Midnight Rodeo, Waco, Texas
David Kersh, Lone Star, Diamond Rio; San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo,
San Antonio, Texas
Sammy Kershaw; The Rusty Nail, Temple, Texas
Lonestar; Mignight Rodeo, Waco, Texas
1998
Clay Walker, Doug Stone; San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, Waco, Texas
Pam Tillis, Steve Wariner; Heart of Texas Fair Waco, Texas
Gene Watson; The Melody Ranch, Waco, Texas
Merle Haggard; Sailems, Kileen, Texas
Deryl Dodd; The Melody Ranch, Waco, Texas
Neal McCoy; Billy Bob’s, Fort Worth, Texas
Lonestar; Midnight Rodeo, Dallas, Texas
Sherri Austin; Swingers, Kileen, Texas
1999
Johnny Rodriguez; Crystal Chandelier, Dallas, Texas
2001
Joe Diffie; The Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville, Tennessee


MAJOR ARTISTS:
1997
Ty England; Fiddle
1998
Michael Peterson; Fiddle and Guitar
Johnny Rodriguez; Fiddle
Johnny Bush; Fiddle and Guitar
2007
Rick Trevino; Fiddle
Neal McCoy; Fiddle and Guitar
2008
Neal McCoy; Fiddle and Guitar


FAIRS AND RODEOS:
1995
Kerr County Fair and Rodeo – The Outback Boys
1997
Gillespy County Fair and Rodeo – Young Country
1998
Heart of Texas Rodeo - Firecreek
1999
Kendall County Fair - Firecreek
2007
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kerrville, Texas Benefit Concert - John
Christopher Way and Barbwire


ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
1994
Won the “Junior Texas State Fiddler’s Association” contest at the age
of fourteen.
1996
Won the “Reach the Stars Over Texas” talent contest in Austin Texas at
the age of sixteen.
Had the number one song written and performed on an Independent Label
of “BGM Studios” in San Antonio, Texas (Small Market).
1997
Won the “Willie Nelson and Wayne Kennemer College Scholarship” at the
age of seventeen.
Got a scholarship to McClennon Junior College and Baylor University in
Waco, Texas.
2001
Won the Foxx Ford Trucks song writing contest at the age of twenty-one.