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Hi friends! Welcome to my site. This is my way of keeping you informed on new things happening in my small part of the wonderful world of music. The site is new, and a work in progress, so please hang with me while I fill the content pages and get it fully functioning. I will be sharing info and updates on songs, projects, and performances involving me and also my friends within the industry. Thanks for stopping by. Please check back often!
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Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle new project  

Really happy to have a cut on Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle's latest project HIGH PEAKS AND NEW GROUND! It's a co-write with the super talented Daniel Salyer called JUST BECAUSE YOU CAN. Steve and the guys did an outstanding job on it! The project is full of great tunes and I can assure you it's one you should have in your collection. It's out on September 27th through Rural Rhythm Records. Check out the band's website here for more details!!!

17 WEEKS ON THE CHARTS & COUNTING 

Really pleasantly surprised that 15TH OF OCTOBER has been on the charts since April 26th and is still in the top ten! Thanks to Glen and VOLUME FIVE, all of the DJs, and everyone that continues to request it!

 

#1 THIS WEEK!!! 

Happy to have the #1 song in Bluegrass this week according to BLUEGRASS TODAY weekly airplay charts!! Thanks to Glen Harrell and the rest of the VOLUME FIVE crew for recording it and bringing it to life! Special thanks to all of the DJs for playing it!!

CRACKING THE TOP 10 THIS WEEK!! 

15TH OF OCTOBER has moved into the top 10 this week on Bluegrass Today's weekly bluegrass chart! Thanks for requesting it from your local DJs. Big shout out to Glen Harrell and Volume Five! Great job on this tune guys!

Debuting On The Charts Today!! 

My song 15TH OF OCTOBER, performed by the incredible Glen Harrell and Volume Five, debuted on the Bluegrass Today Charts at #18. Thanks for everyone requesting it and to the great DJs for spinning it!

Joe Mullins releases HERE AND NOW on his newest project! 

I'm really happy to have a song on Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers latest project FOR THE RECORD.

The song is called HERE AND NOW. I wrote it with the incredible Milan Miller. The song talks about remembering the things from the past that have helped guide us to where we are today.  family, freedom, and faith  ….if it weren't for then and there, there wouldn't be a here and now...

Joe and the guys did a great job on the song! Its available at all the usual streaming and download sites.

Or click here to go to the band's website and order it.

LISTEN TO IT HERE VIA YOUTUBE

Debut Single From Volume Five 

I am beyond thrilled that Glen Harrell and the V5 guys are releasing my song 15th Of October as the debut single from their newest project, FOR THOSE WHO CARE TO LISTEN-  coming out on Mountain Fever Records later this year! Don't be shy about requesting it from your local radio stations!

Here's the BLUEGRASS TODAY ARTICLE click to read it.

The song is available now for download or streaming by CLICKING HERE! 

CLICK HERE FOR A LISTEN!!

TOP 30 BLUEGRASS SONGS OF 2018 

Congratulations to all of the writers and performers that made this list for 2018. A special congrats to the incredibly talented folks on this list that I have the opportunity to work with and call friends! Milan Miller, Daniel Salyer, Glen Harrell, Terry Baucom, Dave Adkins- you guys are the best! All the best to you and yours in 2019 and beyond!

I'm proud to be at number 8 with Daniel and Bauc!!  CLICK HERE FOR THE ENTIRE LIST!

FLOYD COUNTRY STORE- Jeff McClellan & Scott Patrick Workshop and Concert 

I'm very excited to be working with my friend and co-writer Scott Patrick for the Handmade Music School's song writing workshop in beautiful Floyd VA on November 17th! The historic Floyd Country Store (one of the stops on Virginia's Crooked Road Heritage Trail) will be hosting this awesome event. The workshop is open to writers of all levels and runs from 3PM until 5PM. At 7:30PM Scott and I will be performing some of our original songs with some of our friends including Abe Goorsky, Ricky Phillips, and others. We'd love to see you there!

Click here for more details!!!

Smoky Mtn Songwriters Festival 2018 

Had a great time again this year in Gatlinburg. I was able to see some old friends and play some writers rounds with some of the best writers in all of music!

Friday night I played with Mark Narmore (That's What I Love About Sunday-Craig Morgan & Moon Over Georgia- Shenandoah) and Buddy Cannon (Set 'Em Up Joe- Vern Gosdin & Give It Away- George Strait).

Saturday night I played with Doug Smith (She's Lying...In The Cold Cold Ground & Hard Times - David Parmley) and Larry Cordle (Highway 40 Blues- Ricky Skaggs & Murder On Music Row-Alan Jackson).

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Previous events

Nov17

Jeff McClellan/Scott Patrick Songwriters Workshop

Floyd Country Store, Floyd VA

Handmade Music School's Songwriters Workshop- open to writers of all levels

Jeff McClellan - SMSWF Songwriters Night

Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill, Gatlinburg, TN

Songwriters Night with John Condrone, Craig Alan, Parker Pressley,& Craig Hendricks

Aug18

Writers Round

Crystelle Creek, Gatlinburg, TN

Songwriters round with Doug Smith and Larry Cordle

Aug17

Writers Round

Crystelle Creek, Gatlinburg, TN

Songwriters Round with Buddy Cannon and Mark Narmore

Aug17

Writers Stage

Anakeesta Plaza, Gatlinburg, TN

Songwriters Stage with Doug Smith