Songwriter and artist from Brazil developing American country music for more than 20 years all over South America.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 120 minutes
Languages: English, Portuguese
What to Expect
American Country Music - true stories from Rodrigo Haddad
About Rodrigo Haddad:
Like many music lovers of his generation, Rodrigo Haddad has as much influence by the great compositions as by the atmospheres of artists like Alan Jackson, George Strait, Johnny Cash, Jim Laudardale, Dwight Yokam, Dale Watson and Merle Haggard.
Through these 22 years of road, Rodrigo Haddad has gained the reputation as one of the great live show artists of the southeastern region of Brazil regularly filling the concert halls of the city of São Paulo and its surroundings.
In his musical career, Rodrigo Haddad has released five albums "Ten Years", "From Brazil to TN", "Lo Mejor de Rodrigo Haddad" and "What I Know Now" bringing his music to radio stations in France, Mexico and festivals in Argentina and in 2004 and 2013 at the CMA Music Fest in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2016 he released his new EP titled "Another Day" and recorded again at CountyQ studios in Tennessee alongside great musicians.
The "City of Music, USA" is an important part of Rodrigo's life and his music. His first trip to Nashville, TN was in the summer of 1996 and he regularly returns to his "second home" to visit and perform there too. He also had the opportunity to live in this musical community twice during his career.
In 2007, ICMDAY, a Spanish Country Music organization named Rodrigo Haddad as Country Music's Ambassador for his talent and determination to bring American Country Music around the world. In 2014 was nominated in the category "best country music show" by the British Country Music Awards in London.
Twenty years of career were celebrated in the year 2015 with special shows throughout the year and in 2016 Rodrigo Haddad was nominated and competed along with five international artists to the "Jeff Walker Global Country Artist Award" of the CMA. This award recognizes the work of country music artists who work outside the US and are recognized for their success with this musical genre in their own country.
In 2017 again next to his Pure Country Band, Rodrigo Haddad has been bringing the best of American country music to events, nightclubs, festivals and all kinds of parties! Do not miss the genuine sound of Rodrigo Haddad. An experience of true American country music!
Additional Booking Notes
Plug & Play
LADY DEE [Rodrigo]
BURNING THING [Rodrigo]
ANOTHER DAY [Rodrigo]
I GOT STRIPES [Cash]
RACE IS ON [Jones]
THE BOOTLE LET ME DOWN [Haggard]
MUSIC CITY IS CALLING ME [Rodrigo]
Influences & Inspiration
Merle Haggard, George Jones, Dwight Yoakam, Dale Watson, Jim Laudardale
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