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Dallas Wayne considers himself lucky to be able to make a living doing something he loves. Some people might say it has more to do with talent than luck. A native of Springfield, Missouri, Dallas is a singer, songwriter, radio DJ, voice-over artist, actor and music producer. He released his most recent album, Songs The Jukebox Taught Me Volume 2, on the Heart of Texas Records label in June 2018.

Dallas has performed throughout North America and Europe, releasing 12 albums of his own, and performing on various compilation and band recordings including the honky-tonk supergroups Heybale! and the TwangBangers, as well as a Grammy-nominated bluegrass album. He began performing professionally while in school before moving to Nashville, where he developed his vocal style singing demos for the top music publishing houses and started songwriting. While touring Europe in the early 90s, Dallas signed a record deal and soon moved to Scandinavia where he was a staff songwriter for Warner/Chappell Music. After four years living and touring in Europe, Dallas returned to the U.S. and signed with HighTone Records.

He currently lives outside Austin, Texas, where he performs with the legendary band Heybale! in addition to his radio career, songwriting and touring.

On the Air

Dallas can be heard six days a week on SiriusXM Radio: Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. Eastern at Willie’s Roadhouse (channel 59), Tuesday through Friday in Outlaw Country (channel 60) from 10 a.m. to noon Eastern, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon Eastern at Willie's Roadhouse.

Dallas got his start in radio in 1989, drawing on his many years as a performer. He solidified his radio career when he joined Outlaw Country on Sirius Radio in 2005. A year later he accepted a position at KHYI 95.3 FM in Dallas, Texas, where he served as Program Director and morning drive-time DJ until the end of 2007. After the merger of Sirius and XM in 2008, Dallas became On-Air Personality and Associate Format Manager for the Texas-based honky-tonk channel Willie’s Place, which later became Willie’s Roadhouse.

 


Awards

2018 ♦ CMA of Texas Choice Award
2015 ♦
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum DJ inductee
2014 ♦
Ameripolitan Music Awards Honky Tonk Group of the year (Heybale!)
2014 ♦
Ameripolitan Music Awards DJ of the year
2009 ♦ Academy of Western Artists’ Will Rogers Award for DJ of the Year
2006 ♦ Academy of Western Artists’ Will Rogers Award for Classic Country Major Market DJ of the Year

Performance Credits

  • Commercial voice-overs for radio and television: United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Oldsmobile, Chevrolet, Ford, Suzuki, McDonald's, Nintendo, Russell Athletic, MTV Music Television, Nokia, Miller Brewing Co., Old El Paso and Avis Rental Cars.
  • Theater and TV Credits: Larry's Country Diner appearance; Country's Family Reunion Tribute to Merle Haggard; National touring company of Harry Chapin's Cotton Patch Gospel; Portrayed "Stanley Sanders" in critically acclaimed musical Smoke on the Mountain; Performed as "Eddie" with original Broadway cast of Pump Boys and Dinettes; Movie narration in award-winning satirical documentary The Joy Boys Story.

To contact Dallas Wayne about gigs, event emcee bookings,
voice-over projects and appearances in the U.S., contact:
booking (at) dallaswayne.com

To book Dallas Wayne in Europe, contact:
Jukka Oja, Cornerstone
oja (at) cornerstone.fi

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