I had the pleasure of an invitation to sit in on his radio tour stop at WQDR 94.7 FM in Raleigh, NC this week. I had already heard the single which has spread like wildfire thanks to Sirius XM's The Highway so I knew this was gonna be worth the overnight stay on the way home from a long drive to Nashville and more than worth the additional 3 hr drive the next day after the lunch/show. I was dead on, it wasn't just worth it, it was DAMN worth it. I could have listened for another hour but I guess all good things must come to an end at some time, thus did my time in the acoustic cafe. Thanks to WQDR for bringing in a great artist, one that I am pretty sure they'll be playing pretty regularly.
This ordinary guy from Kansas is quick on the path of proving he's anything but ordinary. A former truck driver, he's definitely delivering the goods. With a kick ass single in his corner, he's also got more charisma and charm than an entire season of desperate rose toting, serial dating contestants ABC's "The Batchelor" and a humbleness and sense of self that is hard to come across these days in the music industry. He's friendly, personable and just a genuinely nice guy, struggling to make it and after listening to his voice and watching how he interacts with those around him, I think it's a safe bet to say his struggle just got a whole lot easier. He's made a long time fan in me and that was before we even sat down to really talk. His voice really doesn't need any digital "tweaking", it's got a natural rasp that works well on it's own and he's a great storyteller. He's already made a presence in Nashville with his writing, having written with writers like Blake Chaffin and having had his song, "Mexicoma", cut by former American Idol finalist, Bucky Covington. He's also been featured alongside "Nashville" actress, Hayden Panettiere, in the "Fabric of Our Lives" commercial and in an episode of the series, "Hart of Dixie" which featured he and his band. He's definitely made his presence known.
Take the time to get to know Logan, he's gonna be around for a long time from the reception he's getting around Music City, country music fans and the radio industry. I would venture as far as to call him one of country's best new artists of the year, definitely in my personal top 2!