Tag: mandi jo pinheiro
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
Listen: The Channel One-Nine Special from ‘Over the Road’ — Our favorite roads
The next Channel One Nine Special focuses on the question, 'What are some professional drivers' favorite roads out there?' Check it out here on Overdrive.
March 12, 2020
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
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
‘The Homeless Ain’t Just Hobos Anymore’: More from trucker-songwriter Will Beeley via NPR
Trucker-songwriter Will Beeley’s new “Highways and Heart Attacks” record featured with an interview on NPR, and: The beginnings of a new “Music to Truck By” playlist via Spotify.
July 16, 2019
2018 talent-search winner Mandi Jo Pinheiro’s new CD/digital EP
Owner-operator Mandi Jo Pinheiro, in a team with her husband, William, distinguishes herself yet again with a four-song CD EP and three-song digital version that’s out and available as of this past weekend.
June 17, 2019
In love with trucking: Talent search winner Mandi Jo Pinheiro from Nashville studio
Latest Overdrive Radio podcast: A sitdown with (and series of music sketches from) 2018 Trucker Talent Search winner Mandi Jo Pinheiro, also her father, Urban Roger Brown, on hand in Nashville for the recording session that was part of the TTS grand prize.
March 22, 2019
Rough cut: Scenes from Mandi Jo Pinheiro’s Nashville recording session
Following Twin Falls, Idaho, step-deck-toting team independent Mandi Jo Pinheiro’s win at the 2018 Trucker Talent Search, Overdrive booked a March 20, 2019, recording session, part of the grand prize, at Nashville-based Jay Vernali’s Jay’s Place recording studio on Music Row. Catch scenes and sounds from it in this video.
March 21, 2019
Trucker Talent Search
Trucker Talent Search winner Mandi Jo Pinheiro captures ‘Heartbeat’ of trucking
Singer-songwriter’s winning portrait of highways and driver pride captures her passion for music and trucking.
November 16, 2018
Listen: Trucker Talent Search 2018 — the people, the performances
This year’s competition, and this edition of Overdrive Radio, featured quite a collection of trucker-songwriters all, from show opener and talent-search alumnus “Long Haul Paul” Marhoefer to emcee Tony Justice and this year’s competitors Benford “B.J.” Williams, James Nelson, and the ultimate winner, Mandi Jo Pinheiro.
August 31, 2018
Trucker Talent Search
Idaho independent wins Trucker Talent Search with ‘Heartbeat’ original
Mandi Jo Pinheiro, an independent owner-operator from Idaho, wins the 2018 Overdrive/Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search with her original, "Heartbeat."
August 24, 2018
Preview podcast: Trucker Talent Search 2018
Listen to Overdrive's preview podcast to hear sounds and stories of three of the finalists for Overdrive and Red Eye Radio's 2018 Trucker Talent Search.
August 20, 2018
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