The Young Fables (TYF) are the promising modern traditional country duo comprised of three-time American Idol vet Laurel Wright and accomplished guitarist and vocalist Wesley Lunsford. The act hails from Maryville, TN.
They've appeared with such notable acts as Lauren Alaina, Josh Turner, Sara Evans, Chris Janson, Randy Houser, The Band Perry and Chris Lane. Quickly becoming a breakthrough face on the country scene, outlets like the world-renown "The Boot," "NASH Country Daily," the UK's "Think Country" and TN Vacation all spotlighted this emerging act. Capturing the attention of 3 of the industry's most revered names, Keith Urban said they "had me immediately", Big Machine CEO Scott Borchetta praised "a flawless vocal" and Sheryl Crow boasted "as good as any country singer out there."
Securing a win at the Nashville finals of the NASH FM nationwide NASH NEXT competition, the radio giant embraced the duo as an America's Morning Show Ty, Kelly and Chuck favorite, regularly highlighting The Young Fables' songwriting strength in the Ten Minute Tune segment. This year, TYF have wrapped recording on their sophomore album titled Old Songs with the Grammy Award winning producer Mitch Dane. These ten songs establish The Young Fables' sonic home in the Country/Americana community as a modern proclaimer and preservationist of classic country's storytelling roots. "Half As Good" serves as the premiere single release from the album and is available on all major online retailers.
Tennessee Shines Radio Show is performed for a live audience every Wednesday at 7pm at Boyd's Jig & Reel musical pub in Knoxville's historic Old City. The show is broadcast live on WDVX FM and WDVX.com. Tickets are $7 plus applicable fees in advance, available at http://jigandreel.ticketleap.com/ or $10 at the door starting at 6pm.