Chad Bushnell is:
Chad grew up singing the national anthem at numerous rodeos, football games and other events. He also performed with his great grandma at church quite often as a young boy. His parents have been the biggest supporters of his music and he thanks his little sister for keeping him grounded. He thanks God for all he has done for him. As he’s gotten older, he has been able to do a lot of things. He has performed at many fairs, political events, fundraisers, casinos, bars, church functions and convention centers. He has opened for big names in the industry including Scotty McCreery, Lee Brice, Tracy Lawrence, Neil McCoy, Billy Currington, Mark Wills, Collin Raye, Mark Chesnutt, Jerrod Neimann, Tyler Farr, Exile and has been back to Nashville to meet with Teddy Gentry from the Alabama Band.
Chad has an EP out titled “What They Ain’t Tellin’ Us” that was produced at Merle Haggard’s studio by Ace Otten. It features Merle Haggard’s son Ben Haggard on guitar and backing vocals. It is available at all his shows and most online music stores. He finished top 3 in the American Country Star contest in Nashville and won the Horizon award for 2014. He has a new album out called “Tennessee” that was recently recorded in Nashville. He won the Best of the North State Band award in Northern California for 2015 and 2016. He has appeared as a guest on the reality show Girls with Guns and on the WSM Radio show at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville, TN.
He competed in rodeo as both a steer wrestler and team roper and was active in many other sports growing up. He also enjoys team roping, hunting, fishing and spending time with his girlfriend, friends and family. He is a graduate of Chico State University with a degree in Business Administration and is an accomplished farrier. His biggest influences are Vince Gill, Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Alabama, George Strait, Alan Jackson and many others. Chad gives a special thanks to his fans and everyone who supports his music.
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