About Clayton Gardner
When country music is starting to sound all the same, Clayton Gardner delivers a refreshing take on 90s country with a contemporary twist. Ask Clayton about his musical influences and he'll immediately tell you Keith Whitley and George Strait. Then you'll understand his instrumental styling reminiscent of classic country paired with lyrics mature beyond his age. You would think he's done this forever, but it wasn't until college that he picked up a guitar and found his gift.
He's certainly come a long way since his early days at Texas A&M, taking advantage of the opportunity to co-write with household names and perform with chart toppers like Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Josh Abbott, Kevin Fowler, Aaron Watson, Wade Bowen, Cody Johnson, Casey Donahew, and more.
With the release of his first EP "Here to Stay" in 2012, Clayton achieved his first top 20 spot on the iTunes country albums chart. The singles "Settle Down" and "Happy Ending" from the 2012 EP also earned Top 20 spots on the charts.
Clayton's most recent CD "LUCKY 7," produced by Grammy-nominated Mack Damon, also reached the iTunes Top 20 country albums chart. The singles "Something About You" and "Table For Two" both found their way into the Top 20 His set continues to grow as he's working on a new record with producer Aaron Eshuis projected for an early 2015 release. Hear what's to come with Clayton's latest single "Don't Miss It," released August 2014, that catalogs life moments and reminds you that you've only got one shot, don't miss it.