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Song of the Year

Song of the Year

Jackson was just named a semi finalist in the 2016 Song of the Year contest, for lyrics and music to Calling After Midnight. Co-writers were Bill Cuomo and Beeb Birtles. Congratulations Jackson!

Souvenirs and Secret Doors

Souvenirs and Secret Doors

Jackson's new album has just been released and is now available on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon, and most other streaming music sites! This CD, done in collaboration with Rick Chudacoff and Arno Lucas, features songs with strong melodic themes throughout, and big chorus arrangements. The album is a great showcase where Jackson’s expressive lead and harmony vocals shine. Enjoy!

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Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Plantation

Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Plantation

SAVE THE DATE! Jackson and his band the American Story will be performing an outdoor concert on August 14 at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation in Georgia. The Reynolds will once again host the Live at the Lake concert series on the lawn along scenic Lake Oconee, topped off with a spectacular fireworks display over the water. More details to follow!

New Album Coming Soon

New Album Coming Soon

In anticipation of the upcoming album “Souvenirs & Secret Doors” and its Chinese version (to be released in May 2016) we are thrilled to give you a sneak-peak with the all new song “Now That You’re Here”. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Groundbreaking Chinese Tent Festival

Groundbreaking Chinese Tent Festival

Jackson has just been signed to perform at an innovative new festival in China this spring, the 1st Annual Wuxi Taihu Tent Culture and Tourism Festival! It will be held June 10-11, 2016. The expected audience is 6,000-8,000 people per day. This exciting new festival, held in a city known for its music celebrations and love of song, will have one main music stage, sports corners, camping areas, a family zone, outdoor rock climbing, and biking trails. There are currently 10 bands scheduled to perform each day. Jackson will be on the main stage on June 10, performing a 40-minute set. Specifics to follow!

Wuxi Taihu Music Festival

Wuxi Taihu Music Festival

Jackson and his band, the American Story, have been invited to play at the 4th Annual Taihu Music Festival! The festival will be held on May 21-22, 2016. Located in eastern China, but influential throughout all of China, this four stage musical event features continuous music throughout the weekend. Last year’s festival included 100 musicians and bands hailing from 30 different countries. More than 12,000 fans attended each day. The festival website had over 96,403,120 views, and the event was covered by over 500 different media outlets. Jackson and his band are currently slated for a 40 minute set on the main stage, May 21. More details to follow soon!

Music.com Interview

Music.com Interview

Jackson has just completed an in-depth interview for music.com. Watch the preview here for Jackson's view of what goes into the writing of a song that his fans can connect with, and where he finds inspiration.

Puckett's Grocery Leipers Fork

Puckett's Grocery Leipers Fork

Jackson and his band will be playing an encore show Friday night, October 30, featuring their successful ten-city China tour performances. Come out and hear some new original songs as well as country and rock favorites. Show time 8 pm!

People’s Daily China

People’s Daily China

The following article was published on August 17, 2015, in the People’s Daily newspaper in China, circulation over 3,000,000. It was written from an in-depth interview the reporter did with Jackson after the last show in Beijing. Thank you for the great article! Congratulations, Jackson!

http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrbhwb/html/2015-08/17/content_1599822.htm

Belmont University's Website Highlights Tour

Belmont University's Website Highlights Tour

For Belmont senior Jackson Wells, singing to crowds of more than 10,000 fans is all in a day’s work. Spending the summer performing across China, Wells and his Nashville band have been seen on stages in Chengdu, Shenzhen and Nanjing, among others, and rounded out their three-week tour on August 9 in Beijing.

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About Jackson Wells

Jackson Wells is a singer/songwriter, New York City born, and currently living in Nashville, Tennessee. He is already a national YouTube sensation with 3 music videos garnering over 1.8 million views internationally. Jackson has sold out sets all the way from LA’s House of Blues, Universal Studios CityWalk, to the famed Bluebird Cafe. Jackson was the featured artist at the Nashville’s NHL Predators game in March of 2014, playing to 16,729 attendees.

Jackson began writing songs at the age of 14 and released his self-titled EP in December 2010. He released a single, Lovesick, in November 2011. His next EP, entitled Inescapable, was released in January 2013. Wells’ first full-length album, Picture of Life, was a collaboration with Grammy-award winning producer Bill Cuomo and Beeb Birtles, founding member of Little River Band, and was released in January 2014 on his own independent label. The CD release party for Picture of Life was at Puckett’s Grocery in Leipers Fork, Tennessee. He sings and plays both acoustic and electric guitar during his live performances.

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