Adam Rutledge~ Artist Spotlight!!!

            Country-rocker Adam Rutledge is climbing to new peaks with the release of his EP, “Runaway.” Rutledge grew up in Roanoke, VA. His great songwriting skills got the attention of famous country musician Phil Vassar through a connection with longtime Vassar colleague, Jeff

Smith. This resulted in Vassar taking Rutledge under his wing as a management client and also an opening act.

            Rutledge is known for putting on high-quality live shows, so there is no shock when he lures huge crowds on the road. He has got the chance to share the stage with many popular artists, such as Chris Janson, Old Dominion, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Drake White, Russell Dickerson, Lauren Alaina, Chase Rice, Phil Vassar, Tyler Farr and many others. 

            His edgy, strong sound does not mix in but does fit in today’s country sound. Rutledge’s music video for his single “Love Kickin,” has premiered on and reached #1 for most viewed video.

            Rutledge is managed by Phil Vassar and Amy Millslagle of i81 Entertainment. He has a solid social media following on all popular plat-forms with over 13.2K followers on Instagram, over 16K likes on Facebook and 4400 followers on Twitter. 

            On August 14, 2020 Rutledge brand new single “Unwind,” came out. “Unwind,” was written by Rutledge along with Jeff Smith, Phil Vassar’s long-time co-worker and award-winning ASCAP songwriter Julie Wood. 

            If you would like to find out more about Adam Rutledge then check out his website at (

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