by Michele Stevens Bernard, TSB Staff
What’s not to love about Facebook? Birthday reminders, Red Solo Cup photos that may or may not incriminate you or someone you love or employ, not to mention the ability to strike up an impromptu early morning chat with someone you like to follow. Case in point: Jon Christopher Davis. Remember when I said in my earlier Entertainment Buzz column that McKinney is swimming in talent? Well, if that’s the case, Jon Christopher Davis is a bona fide big fish in our talent pool, y’all. This morning, as I surfed the web for the latest entertainment buzz while sipping my morning coffee, I noticed the little green dot next to JCD’s name indicating that he was doing the same. So, I did what any self-respecting creeper would do. I said good morning. I’m glad I did, because lucky for us, Jon is as nice as he is talented, and was happy to fill me in on what’s going on in his world. Thanks, Jon!
According to our early morning chat, Jon’s latest project has him freshly returned from shooting a music video in San Diego for his new song, “Don’t Tear Me Down.” He has graciously invited us to a behind the scenes look with the clip featured below this column. Be sure to check it out. He also let me know that not one, but two of his songs were recently featured on the Oxygen Channel. Way to go, Jon! You make McKinney proud. And saving the best news for last, Jon ended our coffee talk with, “I’m playing at Rick’s Chophouse in downtown McKinney this Saturday night!”
Jon’s musical resume is impressive. Hits such as “Lone Star Attitude” and “Baby Looks Good on You” have turned into both hit songs and hit brands. Ever noticed the Lone Star Attitude store at DFW? Yep, that’s the brand I’m talking about. JCD’s “The Boy I Left Behind” released with Deryl Dodd in 2008 is the official theme song for the American Fallen Soldiers Project. His 2009 song, “Relay for Life” is the national theme song for the American Cancer Society. He is the official state-wide voice for TXU Energy, and, he has written and produced songs for some of this nation’s largest organizations, and biggest named acts, as well. Plus, Jon is one of two McKinney artists (see Zane Williams) to be featured on the hit docu-drama, Troubadour, TX. The list goes on and on, which is why I think it’s important for you to click here to read more about him.
Showtime to see Jon Christopher Davis on Saturday, February 25th at Rick’s Chophouse (aka Rick’s Lounge, aka The Grand Bar) is at 7:00 p.m. Get there early, grab a seat, and enjoy.