Johnny Owens

Buck Owens, was an American musician, singer, songwriter and band leader. He was the front man for Buck Owens and the Buckaroos, which had 21 No. 1 hits on the Billboard country music charts.  Buck had over 70 Billboard top 40 hit songs, sold millions of records and was the co host of the long running tv series, HEE HAW ( 27 years).  Best known for his legendary red, white and blue guitar.

Growing up Buck Owens’ son, Johnny was surrounded by the best of the best, musically. Once his father passed, Johnny felt it was important to keep his

 

dad’s legacy in country music alive. He has a passionfor traditional country music.  Johnny Owens  near perfection performing his dad’s songs, and the

 

sweet sounds of pedal steel guitar and fiddle, mixed with guitar twang, have proven to be a winning combination. According to Robert E. Price, writer

 

of The Bakersfield Sound, "history of the hard-edged style that transformed country music," and for The Bakersfield Californian, Johnny Owens . .   are as

 

close in tone and appearance to his Buckness as any that walk the earth today."

Currently, Johnny Owens  plays throughout the year at the world famous Buck Owens' Crystal Palace as well as tour dates.  Johnny has performed with

 

Dwight Yoakam, Wade Hayes and many more.   

Raised in the legendary Bakersfield, California music scene, Jason "JJ" Ford has worked for over 20 years in country & rock music as a road manager, manager, talent broker and venue owner as well as in music video programming on Brighthouse Cable and the WB Network. JJ has worked with some of the biggest acts in  music such as:  Keith Urban, NURAL, Josh Gracin, Darryl Singletary, Rhett Akins, Tyler Farr, Wade Hayes, Emerson Drive, and Blake Shelton, just to name a few.  He has worked in Los Angeles, Bakersfield and Nashville.

JJ is a certified graduate of Harvard Business School in Sustaianable Business, as well as course study in Contract Law, Data Science and Music Business.  He is a recipient of the Bakersfield Mayors Service Award as well as the National Hilton Hotel Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  JJ lives in Bakersfield, CA  with his family.

JASON "JJ" FORD

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Johnnys live event production Credits. He has served in full-time and freelance capacities as Audio Systems Tech, FOH/Monitors, LED-Wall Tech, Camera Op, and Project Manager on the East and West Coast. 

His live show credits include talent like John Legend, Taylor Swift, Pitbull, Snoop Dogg, and Marshmello. 

Vasquez started out in audio recording in 2012 working primarily with songwriters and churches in Visalia, CA.  In 2014 he relocated to Hollywood to study audio engineering and break into the recording industry. There he gained mentorship from A-List studio engineers which prepared him for a role in commercial music.

  Johnny lives in Viasalia, CA with his family.

 

JOHNNY VASQUEZ

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