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COTA for Rose 2024 Songwriter Show

February 27 @ 7:00 pm

COTA for Rose 2024 Songwriter Show The Franklin Theatre

COTA for Rose 2024 Songwriter Show – The Franklin Theatre

Fundraiser for COTA for Rose.

Rose Daniel was born January 19, 2022 and 2 weeks later was diagnosed with a very rare and often fatal liver disease, called biliary atresia. Thanks to the gift of a very special organ donor, she received her life saving liver transplant at just 5 months old. Along with this miracle gift, comes a lifetime of transplant related expenses. Rose and her parents have partnered with Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) to assist with these expenses.

To learn more about Rose’s story and to donate go to:

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a not-for-profit national charity dedicated to helping families with their transplant-related expenses and organizing communities to raise funds for COTA. COTA is a 501(c)3 charity, gifts to COTA are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. 


Alabama native Neil Thrasher is one of Nashville’s most accomplished songwriters. With hundreds of songs recorded over the last 25 years by some of Country Music’s most successful artist.

His songs have sold more than 50 million records and have spent 25 weeks at #1 including: 

“There Goes My Life” Kenny Chesney 

“Fast Cars and Freedom” Rascal Flatts 

“Take Me There” Rascal Flatts 

“Why Wait” Rascal Flatts 

“What Do You Say” Reba

“Banjo” Rascal Flatts  

“Tattoos On This Town” Jason Aldean 

“Fly Over States” Jason Aldean 

“Night Train” Jason Aldean 

“How Country Feels” Randy Houser 

“Rearview Town” Jason Aldean 

Throughout his career Neil has received some of Country Music’s most prestigious awards including:

 *20 ASCAP Country Music Awards

*ASCAP 2004 Country Songwriter of The Year

*ASCAP 2013 Country Song of The Year for “How Country Feels” recorded by Randy Houser

*CMA Triple Play Award for “Tattoos On This Town” recorded by Jason Aldean, “Banjo” recorded by Rascal Flatts and “Fly Over States” recorded by Jason Aldean

*NSAI’s “Songs I Wish I’d Written” for “Fly Over States” recorded by Jason Aldean and “There Goes My Life” recorded by Kenny Chesney 

*GMA 41st Annual Dove Award for Country Song of The Year “Somebody Like Me” recorded by Jason Crabb

As a writer, Neil has had many songs recorded by artist’s such as: Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Ronnie Dunn, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Montgomery Gentry, Lee Brice, Scotty McCreery, Rodney Atkins, Casey James, Tyler Farr, Randy Houser, Edwin McCain, David Nail, Diamond Rio and many others. 

When not writing songs, producing or singing you will most likely find Neil out on the golf course, in the woods or spending time with his wife and two daughters.


Established Singer/ Songwriter, Jessi Alexander, is the writer of some the chart topping hits on country radio. Alexander has penned eight #1’s including “I Drive Your Truck” recorded by Lee Brice which won Song of the Year from the 2013 CMA Awards, 2014 ACM Awards, and 2013 NSAI Awards. Additional #1’s which include Blake Shelton’s “Mine Would Be You” and “Drink On It”. 

Alexander’s career skyrocketed with her song “The Climb”. Miley Cyrus recorded the song and it soon became the anthem for her box office hit “The Hannah Montana Movie” and won the 2009 MTV Movie Awards ‘Best Song From A Movie’. 

In June 2020 she celebrated a #1 with Scotty McCreery’s “In Between” with co-writers Scotty McCreary, Frank Rogers and Jonathan Singleton, becoming the second-greatest ascent to the top in the Billboard Country Airplay chart’s 30 year history. Also in 2020 Jessi released “Decatur County Red”. The collection finds Alexander at her most honest and vulnerable, looking back on her humble Tennessee roots and tracing her remarkable journey through heartbreak and joy, pain and reconciliation, disappointment and triumph. 

2022 started off with Jessi having 2 Number 1 songs in the same week. “Never Say Never” by Cole Swindell & Lainey Wilson and “Don’t Think Jesus” by Morgan Wallen which debuted at Number 1. 

In 2023, Jessi received her 8th number one with “You, Me and Whiskey” with Justin Moore and Pricilla Block in August.


Ten #1 Records. Two-time ASCAP Song of the Year Winner. Grammy and ACM Award Nominee.

Good chance you’ve heard Wendell’s songs, but if you’ve not heard him sing and play them, you’re missing out! Here are a few… Randy Houser (ASCAP Song of the Year “How the Country Feels”); Rascal Flatts (“Take Me There”, “Fast Cars and Freedom”, “I Melt”, “Banjo”, “Changed”); Kenny Chesney (ACM nominated Song of the Year “There Goes My Life”); Jason Aldean (“Tattoos on This Town”). He’s also written for Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Brantley Gilbert, Joe Nichols, Rodney Atkins, Alabama, and Carrie Underwood! He also wrote and sang all those ridiculous Napa Know How commercials. His latest single, “A Little More Summertime”, recorded by Jason Aldean, is out now.