As a true American Country Music Singer, Roger Adams has a style that’s fills the void that has been missing in country music for decades. A smooth “Golden Voice” that can capture your attention and the grit of a country classic, Adams has the ability to engage with an audience with his voice and songwriting skills like no other in years. A true patriot, Roger Adams starts many of his shows with the National Anthem and has performed this song for special engagements many times. Most recently for the FBI Alumni Association in Norfolk, VA.
As a CMA and ACM Member, Roger is a Multi Award winning singer and songwriter, Roger Adams has put “Country” back in country music and it shows. From “Song of the year” winner for “Home” in the 2021 Josie Music Awards to the “World Songwriters Award” for “Price I can Pay”, his songs are grabbing the attention of the entire world. Roger won the "Fans Choice" award in the 2022 Josie Music Awards.
Roger Adams was presented a “Certificate of Recognition” by the Mayor of Virginia Beach VA, Bobby Dyer. This presentation was held with all of Virginia Beach city council in attendance and was televised in the city of Virginia Beach, VA.
Born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Roger Adams started his music career. As a small child he found his voice and would sing himself to sleep. His Father, Mother and Brother were all musically inclined and they had a true impact on his musical talent. His Father and Brother both played guitar and sang and his mother was a piano player and played often with the church. Music was in the house and it was in his blood.
Adams began playing guitar at six years old to his favorites, Glenn Campbell and Roy Clark. As he progressed, Jerry Reed was his idol. Their musical styles still show in his music today. Singing in the high school chorus and madrigals, his confidence started to grow. As a teenager, his music started to evolve just like the music of the world. Southern Rock and Country rock had invaded the radio and it lit a fire. Roger started his band in the late 70’s in his hometown called The Virginia Fire Band. Starting with a small following, the band grew in popularity to one of the most sought after bands playing in Virginia. Playing on the big stages and featured in a local album of bands from the area. “Homebrew” was the first recording of an original song written by Roger Adams. The album featured his song “Six Strings and my Hands”. A story of a musician on the road finding his way. Playing lead guitar and lead vocalist, the band was definitely on fire.
In 2019, Roger Adams recorded his first EP consisting of two original songs and three covers. This record was Rogers’s way of reintroducing himself back into the music business after many years. From the mid 80’s to 2018, Roger was a successful Custom home builder and general contractor in Virginia Beach, VA. Music was always around but providing for and raising his children took priority. Now that his children are grown. Roger made some big changes in his life and the decision to go after his music dream in full force.
This EP featured his original song “The Setting of a Nashville Sun” which was inspired by the life of a musician on Broadway in Nashville. His other original on the album “The Road” was a song written years prior but became a favorite in his live shows. His renditions of “Where Corn don’t Grow” and “In Color” have become some of the most played songs on the album. His acoustic version of “I’ll Think of something” written by his good friend, Jerry Foster, has been featured in a music Video that was nominated for multiple awards in the Josie Music Awards show in October of 2022.
Timing is everything in the Music Business and for release of Roger’s next album; the timing couldn’t have been more perfect. Winning eighteen awards, this album of twelve songs made serious waves in the music business. “Home” more commonly known as “Bonnies Song” was the 2021 Song of the year winner for the Josie Music Awards. Multiple songs from this album have been awarded for songwriting and fan favorites.
With a mixture of tender love songs to rocking country to blues, this album has it all. Even two acoustic tracks featuring Roger's voice and guitar only. The title track “Rise up from the Ashes” is a song written about the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s story.
In 2020 Roger released a single that he had written many years ago. This song has a special place in Roger’s heart and he felt compelled to release it after all this time. “Tonight its Christmas Eve” is a song written about a child praying that his dad would be able to come home by Christmas. A true story.
Roger’s newest album, “Reflection of a man”, was released on January 3rd of 2023. Four singles from this album were previously released featuring “This Old Hat”, “Always about a woman”, “Old and Gray” and “Turn the Page”. Two additional songs, "I Need you to love me" and "Reflection of a man" complete the album.
This album has already started receiving awards and "Old and Gray" won the Global Music Award Silver Medal.
"This Old Hat" won a top spot in the World Songwriters Awards.