Jolie Holliday and Sonny Burgess
Jolie Holliday, a native of Dallas, TX, grew up listening to Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty, and Dolly Parton. Inspired and encouraged by her mother, Jolie began performing in her early teens. Jolie’s songs and CDs have reached #1 on the European charts, CMA/Indie World Country Chart, and Texas Music Charts. She received the Young Talent of the Year Award at the German CMA Awards and Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year at the CMA Indie Awards.
Jolie has appeared as an opening act for Thompson Square, Pat Green, Neal McCoy, Lee Ann Womack, Collin Raye, Randy Travis, Stoney LaRue, Sonny Burgess, and Marty Stuart. She performed at the 2011 Official Super Bowl Pre-Game in Dallas, TX, the 2009 & 2010 CMA Music Fest, and half-time show at the 2009 Thanksgiving Dallas Cowboy Game.
The family of Chris Kyle requested Jolie to sing “Soldier” at his televised memorial service in 2013. Her CD “Somebody Who Can”, and especially “Soldier”, is dedicated to Chris Kyle and all Armed Forces to honor their sacrifices.
When Jolie and Sonny are not preforming or recording, they are actively supporting local charitable organizations. For more information please visit www.SonnysHolliday.com
When two successful Texas Country Music artists, Jolie Holliday and Sonny Burgess, find themselves coming together on the same music path, it only seems natural to join forces to become a dynamic duo named “Sonny’s Holliday”. Add love to the mix, and the result is a talented husband and wife duo ready to take on the country music world.
Sonny Burgess, a native of Cleburne, TX, grew up listening to the music of George Straight, Hank Williams, Chet Atkins, Roy Clark, and Glen Campbell. His own music reflects the sounds of these traditional country music artists.
Sonny’s music awards are numerous, including CMA Artist Winner, Texas Country Music Hall of Fame member, performing for former governors and presidents, performing at the Grand Old Opry, hosting country award shows, and walking the red carpet at the American Country Music Awards.
Sonny’s humanitarian endeavors include a full time position at Fort Worth Cook Children’sHospital as Director of Clinical Programming. His work in the Child Life Zone allows him to teach the kids to play guitar, write songs, and record those songs for them and their families.
From the twinkle in his eye to his firm handshake, it is easy to see that Sonny Burgess is a true traditional country artist with a heart as big as his home state of Texas.