The Story Behind The Song

The Story behind the Song. A songwriter in the round show that brings the most successful, hit songwriters from Nashville right to you. Every Friday night at Rhythm & Riffs starting at 8pm. No cover.

Date & Times

Every Friday Night 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Upcoming Performances

Every Friday night in Mizuya Lounge. Sponsored by Bud Light.

January 12

Reggie Hamm
Regie Hamm has written 16 #1 hits from 1994 to 2000, over 400 sounds recorded and being named 4 time SESAC's Songwriter of the Year. In 2008, he won the American Idol songwriting contest with "Time of My Life" by David Cook that went on to be #1 for 16 weeks on Billboard.

January 26

Danny Myrick
A little bit muddy water Mississippi, a little bit California beach bum, Danny grew up playing, singing and writing for his family gospel band while being consumed with 70’s FM radio. He achieved his first #1 gospel song as a writer at age 17 before moving to Nashville. As a writer, Danny’s musical diversity has lead to cuts by artists ranging from Tim McGraw to Joe Cocker.

February 2

Jeremy McComb
Jeremy McComb is a performer who has seen it all. While spending time with major & major independent record deals, touring with: Sugarland, Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry & many others. His first album was release to critical acclaim “My Side of Town” was picked by People Magazine as “Nine stars to Watch”, received countless 4+ star reviews including “Country Weekly” who called it "one of the years most encouraging albums".

February 9

Danny Myrick
A little bit muddy water Mississippi, a little bit California beach bum, Danny grew up playing, singing and writing for his family gospel band while being consumed with 70’s FM radio. He achieved his first #1 gospel song as a writer at age 17 before moving to Nashville. As a writer, Danny’s musical diversity has lead to cuts by artists ranging from Tim McGraw to Joe Cocker.

February 16

Marty Dodson
Marty Dodson has collaborated with big names in the music industry. Noteworthy songs include "Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven" by Kenny Chesney, "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" by Billy Currington, "Let Me Down Easy" by Billy Currington, and "While You Loved Me" by Rascal Flatts

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Aaron Benward

host/creator/producer

As a songwriter, Aaron wrote, produced and sang the theme song for Bravo’s hit tv show “Project Runway”, had numerous songs in ABC’s “Nashville”, co-wrote the #1 single for Latin star David Bisbal called “Me Derrumbo” and recently had the end title for Walt Disney’s film “Monkey Kingdom” performed by Atlantic recording artist and runner up on NBC’s The Voice Jacquie Lee.  Recently, Aaron has written multiple # 1 hits in Asia for KPOP artists EXO, Taeyeon, Taemin, AOA, Red Velvet and Amuro Namie. 

Aaron created “Nashville Unplugged” 7 years ago and is excited to bring the show to Mandalay Bay for the first EVER songwriter in the round style show on the Las Vegas strip. 

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Travis Howard

Co-host

Travis’ career began with Miranda Lambert on the first season of the USA Network’s Nashville Star. The two wrote 10 songs over 3 #1 albums and sent Miranda’s star to the stratosphere. Travis has had songs recorded by Dierks Bentley, Emily West, Charlie Worsham, London Thor and has contributed music to dozens of films and television shows including Alphadog, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Hart Of Dixie, GCB, Brothers & Sisters, ABC World News Tonight, and the upcoming Emily Blunt film, The Girl On The Train. 

Travis appeared in Cameron Crowe’s Elizabethtown, CBS’s crime drama Cold Case, CMT’s Almost Outlaws and other film and television projects as well as Miranda Lambert’s, cheating boyfriend in her breakout video, Kerosene.

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