HolidayFest Honorary Chair 2022 – Tim Watson “The Fiddleman”

Tim Watson Honorary Chair HolidayFest TN 2022

The high-energy music of Tim Watson has been heard on stages around the world. His musical career has grown from performances in clubs near his home in Black Creek, Alabama to the Grand Ole Opry and venues in Germany, Switzerland, France, England, Ireland, Scotland, Bahamas, Jamaica, Mexico, Canada, and Holland.

In 1985, Tim became a featured performer at the Opryland and the General Jackson showboat where he had one of the top shows in Nashville for 30 years. Tim also toured the world doing shows with legends like Tammy Wynette, George Jones, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, Dennis Quaid, Tanya Tucker, Jon Pardi, Gretchen Wilson, Lee Brice, Larry Gatlin, Jeannie C. Riley, Yelawolf, Vern Gosdin, Jeannie Seely, David Allan Coe, George Strait, Ricky Skaggs, Lonestar, Keith Urban, Conway Twitty, Ronnie Milsap, The Judds, and K.T. Oslin just to name a few. Recently, he has been working and recording with his neighbor, Kid Rock.

In addition to live performances, Tim is one of the top session musicians in Nashville. You’ve heard him singing and playing on many of your favorite recordings. Tim has been seen on TV shows such as the “Ralph Emery Show”, “Crook & Chase”, “Hee Haw”, “Nashville Now”, “CBS This Morning”, “Video P.M.”, “Good Morning America”, “Today”, “Prime Time Country” as well as Canadian TV’s “Tommy Hunter Show” and TV across the European Continent.

Tim and his group, “Black Creek” have worked for hundreds of the top corporate clients such as Amazon, Coca-Cola, Toyota, General Motors, Anheuser Busch, Kimberly Clark, Alcoa, CMAs, and many of the top County and State fairs and festivals. They are very often asked for return engagements. The Associated Press recognized Tim Watson as one of the top corporate entertainers in the United States.

The combination of his energetic trick fiddlin’, crazy comedy, strong voice, audience participation, contagious smile, and positive personality make this group a hit entertainment addition for any occasion.