Gina Jones Music
Gina Jones (Barnhart) was raised part of her young life in Idaho then later in Nashville where she resides now. At the tender age of 9 years old Gina picked up a guitar and started playing and singing. Gina had a natural gift that she went pn to use professionally in a family band called The Ozark Rhythm Aires. The band went on to cut an Indie record and tour The Ozarks of Missouri including Branson, winning many talent shows that earned them the right to open for such stars as Dottie West and Justin Tubb.
When Gina was 14 she and her brother Stan were signed to a Label in Nashville on a deal in which their record was released and gained some exposure in the west where Gina lived at the time. Gina Jones moved to Nashville in her early 20’s to pursue a musical career in which time she worked in Gilley’s on Music Row, Lonnie's Western Room, Barbara’s and Skull’s in Printer’s Alley along with co- writing songs with the likes of Toni Dae, Vern Gosdin having songs published by Ritchey Music Group and Rowen Music. During this time Gina also mentored in songwriting for a very short time by Harland Howard. From 1990 to 1995 Gina sang on shows such as Libby's Live in Kentucky one of the places that Tim Mc Graw, Tracey Lawerence and Jo Dee Messina got their recognition from.
Gina went on to join a touring band from Nashville called the Nashville Country Music Review who toured opening for United Opry Shows where she opened for over 35 Grand Ole Opry Stars in the state of Florida and beyond. Such as Jim Ed Brown, Jeannie Sealy, Jeannie C Riley, Jeannie Pruitt, Connie Smith, Bobby Bare, Little Jimmy Dicken’s, Farron Young, Porter Wagner and over 20 more. In her early 30’s Gina was produced by a very known songwriter and producer Wayne Perry before he passed away who wrote such song's as What Part of No for Lorrrie Morgan and There Goes My Heart Again For Holly Dunn. Gin also hosted singer songwriter nights in Nashville during this time in which many well known songwriters attended and played.
As well in 2012 Gina had two Southern Gospel Cuts by The Peach State Quartet and one of the songs charted to the Number 26 position online. To this date Gina has opened for over 40 Major Stars fresh off the stage of opening the day of Blake Shelton, Parmalee and Lonestar Aug 1st 2015 and also 2016 Western Days opener for American Hitmen from America’s Got Talent and she travels acoustically or with her band to perform many live venues from solo singer songwriter venues to openers or headliners..In 2016 Gina finally released the most precious project that was produced by Wayne Perry that included a song called You're Not The Only Heart In Town, One Night man and Maria that has has some radio play and success online over the past year. In 2017 Gina Jones moved into headline status outside of Las Vegas for a GMC Sponsored Event with her band from Bakersfield whom have played behind the great’s such as Merle Haggard, Red Simpson, Buck Owens and more.