Tag: taylor barker
A passion for trucking — scenes from 10-4 on D.C. on the National Mall
Passionate truckers join together for 10-4 on D.C. in hopes of making things better for future generations. Look at scenes from this year's 10-4 on D.C. here.
October 2, 2020
Ohio benefit for advocate and former trucker Arline Bennett staging this week
A benefit honoring retired truck driver and industry advocate Arline Bennett will be held in Ohio from August 28-30. Learn more about the event on Overdrive.
August 24, 2020
Trucker Talent Search
Last call for submissions for Overdrive’s annual Trucker Talent Search contest
The deadline to enter the annual singing contest is today, April 1. This year’s prize is a free professional recording session in Nashville.
April 1, 2020
Truckers together in pursuit of victory over child abuse with ATTACA
The notion in the headline here is, at least, the goal of Western Flyer Express founder Rodney Timms, based in Oklahoma and also the founder of the All Truckers Together Against Child Abuse (ATTACA) org. In this week’s edition of Overdrive Radio, find Timms’ impassioned plea to the trucking community to join him.
January 15, 2020
Listen: Talent Search winner Taylor Barker’s new musical bonds; Brumbach Stephens hauls one giant tree
Listen: Owner-operator and Trucker Talent Search winner on trucking, music and life in general in-studio from Nashville, likewise former small fleet owner now with Wilbanks Trucking, Brumbach Stephens, on the haul of a lifetime with this year’s Capitol Christmas tree.
November 29, 2019
‘It’s Saturday night on Music Row’: Owner-operator Taylor Barker’s Nashville recording session
This Saturday, Heniff Transportation-leased owner-operator Taylor Barker laid the groundwork for what he’s hopeful will be initially an EP and later a full-length record in a session at Jay’s Place recording studio in Nashville, the end result of his 2019 Trucker Talent Search winning performance.
November 25, 2019
Trucker Talent Search
Trucker Talent Search winner Taylor Barker meshes stage success with growing industry outreach
With one truck, nine guitars and a growing set of industry projects, 2019 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search winner Taylor Barker is finding his place with his music peers and others in trucking.
November 13, 2019
Tony Justice, Trucker Talent Search alumni join Christmas fundraising group for trucking families
Trucker and singer-songwriter Tony Justice and seven TTS alumni will work with the Truckers Christmas Group to help raise awareness and funds for the 2019 campaign – TCGO’s 12th annual fundraising effort. The former TTS contestants participating are Keith Sampson, Mandi Jo Pinheiro, Taylor Barker, Paul Marhoefer, Bill Weaver, Jason Henley, and Ken Freeman.
November 12, 2019
Trucker Talent Search: Hear the performances; And: More on hours amid comment period
In this Overdrive Radio podcast, run through talent-search music, with a warm-up by Long Haul Paul Marhoefer and plenty emcee’ing by trucker-songwriter Tony Justice, who’s played a major role through the event’s six years in making it an ongoing anchor among the community of musicians who also happen to haul freight on the open road…
August 30, 2019
Another record year for truckers’ GATS parking benefit auction for St. Christopher
Despite the recent freight slowdown in some parts of the trucking sector, owner-operators and company drivers alike dug in deep to pull out yet another record-breaking auction for the “Truckers Fund.” Between an auction, a charity dunk tank ($20 for three throws) and matching funds, total donations for the event came to nearly $21K.
August 29, 2019
Choice scenes from the parking community at GATS — night 1
Back at the old home place at GATS truck parking Wednesday night before show open: Watching music great Leon Everette and trucker-songwriter Bill Weaver wind their way a couple hours’ worth of music, eventually with the absolutely excellent backing of the Stone Creek Four, was an unexpected treat.
August 22, 2019
American Idol, Grammy winner Taylor Hicks to join Red Eye Radio at GATS
In addition to Hicks’ meet and greet appearance, RER will welcome Olivia Ooms, Jayne Denham, Tony Justice and Bill Weaver, along with Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search finalists Jason Henley, Ken Freeman and Taylor Barker.
July 25, 2019
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