trucker talent search

Videos: Trucker Talent Search finalists put it all on the line with original songs at Dallas-held finale

The three finalists in the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's Trucker Talent Search poured their hearts into their music last week in the contest's Dallas-held finale at the Great American Trucking Show. Here's video of all three performances.

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California trucker Nate Moran wins Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search contest

Truck operator Nate Moran was named the winner of the Overdrive-Red Eye Radio's 2015 Trucker Talent Search Aug. 28, following a sing-off style competition and voting by a panel of four judges at The Great American Trucking Show.

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AxleOutPro ups the ante for Trucker Talent Search participants — and a new Keith Sampson vid

The winner of the talent search will receive a professional recording and video production care of AxleOutPro, much like 2014 winner Keith Sampson's own work on his new video/song, released here.

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New musical beginnings: Trucker Talent Search finalist Nate Moran

From this podcast interview with Moran, conducted by Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, it's clear personal history plays a large part in the Smokey Point Distributing driver's budding musical career and more.

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Music over 3 million+ miles: Trucker Talent Search finalist Don Whatley

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver-songwriter Don Whatley details the near 4 million miles he's spent behind the wheel, never a guitar far his fingers over a half-century of music.

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Looking forward to a musical good time: Trucker Talent Search finalist Paul Marhoefer

In this podcast interview with Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley, driver and songwriter Paul Marhoefer, 55, of Indiana, stresses the "good time" any performing musician ought to provide for his audience.

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One week left to vote for the top singing trucker

Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search is open for voting through June 15. Visit the contest page to see videos and select your favorites. The top three will compete live at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in August.

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Keith Sampson — in tune with trucking

Talent Search winner and Landstar contractor Keith Sampson’s devotion to driving and songwriting pays off in Dallas showdown.

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Labor Day podcast: Take a load off with the Trucker Talent Search performances

Whether you're at home or running the highways this fine Labor Day, in the podcast here you can take a tour with Overdrive's Todd Dills through performances by Trucker Talent Search emcee Tony Justice, contestants Brad James and Jennie Simpson, and the ultimate winner, Keith Sampson. The inaugural Trucker Talent Search finale was held on the Red Eye Radio stage outside the main entrance to the Great American Trucking Show floor Friday, Aug. 22, as ...

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The stories behind the music

The sing-off for the Trucker Talent Search will be held at the Red Eye Radio booth in the lobby of the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

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