March 11, 2019
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 * Appearances  - For Details including times, tickets and address/map/directions go to http://wadehayes-woww.com/wadehayestour.html
3/14 Country Classics Grand Ole Opry - 650 WSM-AM or listen on line at
3/22  Blythewood, SC - McNulty’s Taproom
3/24  Sauk Rapids, MN - Rollie’s Rednecks & Longnecks
3/29  West Siloam Springs, OK - Cherokee Casino
3/30  Cairo, MO - Route Z Classic Country Bar & Grill
4/4    Spring, TX - Dosey Doe - The Big Barn
4/5    Springfield, MO - Southbound Bar & Grill
4/26  Washington, DC - Lungevity Survivorship Conference
5/4    Hobbs, NM - Zia Park Casino Hotel & Racetrack, Zia Park Apron
6/5   Nashville, TN  (Fan Party -save the date) - The next WOWW! will have registration information
6/21 Ashland, IL - Ashland Summer Days
8/3   Ft. Worth, TX - The Stagecoach
A Colon Cancer Alliance UNDY Run/Walk will not be held in Nashville this year.
Wade and Lea Bayer married on January 25 2019
Talking with Wade
Release of Who Saved Who (Jack's Song) both Audio and Video
In Case You Missed It
Updates to Link page at  wadehayes-WOWW.com site
About those Wade imposters
Be Kind 

Wade and Lea Bayer married on January 25 2019
And immediately left for the Country Music Cruise where Wade was the busiest performer on the ship. A real honeymoon is scheduled for later.
wade and lea weding

Talking with Wade
Helen - You’ve performed on  the Country Music Cruise all 6 years it has been in existence.  Tell us about the experience from your perspective.
Wade - This year was a little tough for me because I was trying to balance a honeymoon with it. It didn’t work out that way because I was too busy. I actually had a little bug and was limping along this time at the start of the cruise. So if I seemed a bit lackluster I was really fighting it. That’s the first time that’s ever happened to me. I was really sad about it because I wanted this cruise to be the best one yet. It seemed like a lot of people were perking a little low this time. Anyway, it was still fun.  Some of my favorite artists were on there. The Patty Loveless show was the highlight of the trip. She sounds as good as she ever did. It was incredible. I got to play with T G Sheppard this year and that was a big thrill.  I remembered all those songs from when I was a kid. I knew most of them.  Getting to play the guitar parts from some of those old records was a thrill. I play for Johnnie Lee each year and he’s just as ornery as ever (chuckles). 
Helen - On the cruise you always bring what I call “stellar” musicians.
Wade - This year Megan (Mullins) was there.  She really endeared herself to all the cruise people as well. She’s incredible. Kevin Key is a great guitar player.  He’s actually playing better than I’ve ever heard him play before. He’s an incredible musician.  And John Howard on bass  I became friends with him when we were playing for Randy Owen. And Chuck Tilley on the drums.  I got to be friends with him through the Randy solo project as well. We’ve remained friends. He plays for a group called Six-Wire.  I played with him at the new Governor’s Inaugural Ball. We are doing a lot of stuff together this year, hopefully. Then John Jarvis, on piano, played when we were doing Johnnie Lee and T G Sheppard. You don’t get any better than him. He’s written so many hit songs and played for huge artists. He was Rod Stewart’s keyboard player for a long time back when he was young.  He’s still incredible and what a sweet man. His wife was in charge of the Elvis Impersonators. That’s her group. That’s how he kinda got involved with the cruise and we said, man you’re here, why don’t you just start playing with us. He was open to it.
Helen- And this year you did the Waylon tribute, which was recorded.
Wade - That stuff is right down my alley. I could sing those songs all night long. That’s my era when I grew up -  the 70s and 80s were my childhood. I know so many of those songs and it was a big thrill to get to do that with Chuck (Meade). We’ve already been texting back and forth as to what we’re going to do next year. 
Helen - Your role has changed from the beginning.  It seems like they’re using you a whole lot more.
Wade - I’ve always heard that the best way to hold on to a job, is to make yourself indispensable. And I really, really try to do that wherever I go. I try to always be there and do whatever I can to help. They’ve certainly utilized it and I’m glad. I host the jam, I put that together. I’m in charge of hiring the musicians for the cruise. Of course I do the stuff with Deborah Evans Price (Faith Seminar). We didn’t do the guitar seminar this year, but we’re doing it next year. And the songwriter nights. And I play for whoever needs an extra vocalist and guitar player. (He didn’t mention that he does 2 full band shows of his own and that he is part of the Grand Ole Opry at Sea hour.) It works out great! I love it! It makes them think that they need me. I’m typically a good student of the older music and you’d be hard pressed to stump me on someone who comes on the boat.  I’m thankful to have that.  January is always the slowest month and to have that, and plus - to go see some sunshine.  Typically to get in some warm weather in January and some of February is always a treat.
Helen - What’s been keeping you busy lately?
Wade - Today I did the Channel 5 taping. I had a meeting with Mike (his manager) about some upcoming shows and an album that I’m getting ready to start working on. Then I came home, walked some dogs, and started working on the house. I am really trying to get writers’ meetings lined up and get this new album started. I’m concentrated on that right now. I have some really good ideas. I have some new songs written that I’m still knocking the burrs off, but they’ll be ready when it comes time to start recording it. We’re still getting calls about the new song, “Who Saved Who?” and getting some business from that.  That was a surprise, a big time surprise! It’s been good and I’m really thankful to have it. 
Helen - Jack has come through for you in all sorts  of ways.
Wade - That rascal, just out of the blue, you never know what’s going to happen.  Lately I’ve noticed that he’s really starting to act more of his age and he’s missing a step here and there. It’s difficult, but we’ll make the best of it. He’s still happy and runs around like a pup sometimes  Then he acts like an old man. I don’t know if he’s faking or not. He probably is. That rascal is smart enough to do that. (chuckles) 
Helen - I’m glad things are really working well for you.  I’m happy for you and Lea. 
Wade - Going good and married life is suiting us and everything is really going ok right now.  It’s a welcome change to have a little “peace in the valley.” 
Helen - Take care and have a safe trip.
Wade - Good to talk to you. Bye.

Release of Who Saved Who (Jack's Song) both Audio and Video
Wade's amazing song about his rescue dog - "Who Saved Who? (Jack's song) has been released.
You can purchase a download at Amazon.com, iTunes or other sites that have mp3 downloads available.
You can see the video at either Wade's official site or on YouTube.

In Case You Missed It - On the Net
  • Good link to Deborah Evans Price billboard article - Wade Hayes Salutes Four-Legged Best Friend in Moving ‘Who Saved Who (Jack’s song)’: Video Premiere  Billboard Article
  • Wilson County Post featured Wade in an article - Canine Pal Nurtures Sing Hayes Through Colon Cancer  Post Article
  • Wide Open Country lists Wade Hayes 10 Best to Date - 10 Best List
  • Nashville's News Channel 5 featured an interview with Wade discussing his release of song and video about his rescue dog, Jack. Channel 5

Updates to the wadehayes-WOWW.com site
 * Links
  • Billboard.com article by Deborah Evans Price. This is the article that got the notice of the Hallmark Channel staff. A friend reached out to Lea and she was able to connect them with Wade. 
  • Wide Open Country article naming their choice of  Wade Hayes 10 Best Songs. They link to the official video companion for each song.
  • All the 2018 appearances in the Grand Ole Opry Archives

About those Wade imposters on Facebook and Twitter
Wade fans - Heads up - Recognize those who are imitating Wade on Facebook and TWITTER.  Wade doesn’t reach out personally to anyone from his official facebook page. He doesn’t ask for money for any reason. It seems when one pretender is taken down, another pops up. Their copycat sites look real.  They copy pictures from his official page. Beware. Look for the number of followers. If it doesn't have over 140,000, it's a fake. Notify facebook and Wade’s management team if someone is trying to scam you. Wade's official Twitter account name is @wadehayes1.  Any variation on that is an illegal copycat. Don't be fooled. Lately, they've also been imitating his mother, Trisha Hayes.

Be Kind!
I’ve been asked to remind the members of this group that Private lives are PRIVATE, including Wade’s and anyone else’s. Persistent questioning of someone about private issues amounts to harassment. I’m asking those who feel they are being targeted with out of order questions and comments to send me names.

Wade's Official Web Site - includes a merchandise store
You can check out past events that included Wade on the Links page.

Wade and any other knowledgeable person will testify that Wade has some of the best, most supportive fans in the music industry. Your support of him and his music has lifted his Facebook Fan page to the stratosphere of over 145,800 likes. Way to Go! 
As Wade enters a new and exciting phase of his career, his management team wants to thank you for your past and your future support. You’ve been positive and respectful in your online comments and you’ve posted many great pictures. It is of immense help to Wade when you post your best pictures - without red-eye and without blurring. As you look at the pictures you plan to post, please eliminate any pictures that could be considered unflattering. They may well remind you of a special time, but think of them from the artist’s viewpoint. Wade is at his best now. Show him off, proudly!
Ask one of your local venues to book him. Get others to ask also. Talent buyers can email his manager, Mike Robertson, at mike@mrmmusic.com.  That email is for talent buyers, not fans. If you have questions, I'll try to get the answers. Reach me at wadehayesnews@comcast.net. 
GUIDELINES FOR USE OF HIS MATERIAL - pic, name, logo, signature
We need to call this issue to the attention of fans. Any item for sale that looks like official merchandise - that is - contains the Wade Hayes name, logo, picture or signature must have written approval from his management. All of those emblems of Wade are owned by him as part of his business. Even if they are being sold to benefit a charity, the design must be submitted to and approved by management in writing.

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Wade's Facebook Music Page 
Wade's Facebook Fan Club Page
Wade's Twitter Account

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Refer talent buyers to Wade's management
Mike Robertson Management
Phone: 615-329-4199
Fax: 615-329-3923
E-mail: mike@mrmmusic.com
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