Meghan “Mae” McCoy came under the influence of honky tonk and western swing in her early years. She picked up the bass and guitar in her teens. By her early 20’s she co-founded and played lead guitar in a band from the central valley called “The Heartache Valley Girls.” She and her music partner would sing country classics in true Louvin Brother influenced harmony. From gigs in Bakersfield where she shared a stage with Red Simpson, making a guest appearance at the Crystal Palace, to a short stint in Nashville on a CMT reality show called “Can You Duet”. In 2009 she began the Neon Stars in Sacramento. They were received with great acceptance and it didn’t take long until they were a runners up for a SAMMIE and opening for such acts as Deke Dickerson and Big Sandy. You could say that Mae has dedicated herself to traditional country music all the way.
After a break to start family and moving to the city of Lincoln she is at it again, rounding up the finest players from the county and neighboring cities to bring together a fine country music band. Her band Mae McCoy and the Neon Stars plays tribute to the memory of country music’s heyday. They satisfy people’s ongoing fascination with country western music at its finest and guarantee an amazing evening filled with fun and lively dance music.