You’ll have a great time and great music with Wayne and Lynn Gathright

Wayne and Lynn Gathright are available for house concerts, club bookings, happy hour gigs and concerts. Their set is about 12 songs (at least 1 hour), and is interesting and entertaining. To book contact Wayne through the ‘Contact‘ page.

Wayne is a talented musician and singer/songwriter from Austin Texas. He is the winner of the Austin Songwriter’s Competition and 2019 Songwriter of the Year. His diverse songwriting interests include rock, pop, country, ballads, folk, inspirational, humorous, and political. Showing a wide variety of stylistic inspirations, 14 different songs written by Wayne have won first place in the Country, Pop, Rock, General, Blues, Jazz, Novelty and Lyrics Categories plus numerous 2nd and 3rd places in Singer/Songwriter, Inspirational, Country, Folk, Love Songs, Rock, and Blues Categories. In 2024, Wayne was the 2nd Place Grand Prize winner in the International Broadjam/Dallas Songwriter Association song competition.

Lynn Gathright aka ‘Pappy’, is a seasoned musician, drummer/vocalist. The ‘Pappy’ character, featured on the ‘Pappy’s Perspective’ YouTube channel ,is a combination of insight, inquisitive observational humor and perspectives on everyday life. Lynn also writes inspirational and funny poetry. As a professional audio engineer Lynn has worked with many top recording artists as head soundman and tour manager in Nashville and beyond. He has worked all over the country doing stadium tours, huge outdoor music festivals, concert halls, and clubs.

Together Wayne and Lynn have performed in bands such as The ‘Stripes’ which won the ‘Best Band in Austin’ contest and was one of only two bands from Texas asked to compete in the nationals in Daytona Beach Florida. They are both exceptional recording engineers, have owned several successful recording studios in Austin Texas.

What to expect

When you hear Wayne and Lynn Gathright perform, the audience can expect something different every time. They not only perform great songs with excellent harmonies and musicianship, but keep the audience entertained. The focus of the performance is on the audience, keeping them involved in the songs, the song backgrounds, interesting stories, humor, fun, and generally a great time.


For house concerts and club bookings, email: or call 512-796-3661

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