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Lonnie Wilson
Nashville Session Drummer
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Lonnie Wilson is a well-known first call studio musician, producer and hit songwriter.  His list of credits include a who’s who of major recording artists. He had a record deal as lead singer of the group Bandana on Warner Bros. Records in the 1980’s.  After 8 years of touring he decided to focus on work as a studio drummer, back ground vocalist and songwriter.

As a drummer, Lonnie has played on over 400 hit singles, received numerous awards such as a twice winner of the ACM Drummer Of The Year, Modern Drummer Magazine Country Drummer of the Year and 4 time winner of the Music Row Magazine Drummer of the Year.

Lonnie has performed on hundreds of top 10 hit singles recorded by artist like Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Brooks & Dunn, Joe Diffie, Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill and many more.

As a songwriter, Lonnie has enjoyed much success and has received ASCAP awards for hit singles including “Love you Out Loud” by Rascal Flatts,  “Texas Size Heartache” by Joe Diffie, and “All My Friends Say” by Luke Bryan.

Lonnie opened up The Freeway Sound Studio in 2011.   He splits his time doing sessions on Music Row and at The Freeway Sound Studio.  The Freeway Creative Group is his latest endeavor .  His passion is helping new talented singers, songwriters and entertainers achieve their dreams by coaching and mentoring them.  Lonnie’s 35 plus years of experience of being a singer, musician, songwriter, producer and manager is the foundation of The Freeway Creative Group.