“The "Cat is Out of the Bag" The news is here....The "Cat is Out of the Bag"...The Derrick Newton Band will take to the stage tomorrow (Thursday) at the 67th Annual Giles County Lions Club Fair. The Derrick Newton Band will bring an arsenal of local talent to the stage including Cody Chapman, Wade Faulkner and Derrick Newton. Get ready for a night chocked-full of the best Country, Blues and Southern Fried Rock-N-Roll from one of the best local bands in Tennessee and Alabama. "This year we decided to showcase our local talent and bring the best this area had to offer to the 67th Annual Giles County/Lions club Fair", said a representative of the Lions Club Entertainment Committee. The Derrick Newton Band will "Rock the House" beginning around 6:45 tomorrow night (Thursday) at the main stage. Get ready to celebrate Giles County and Southern Middle Tennessee with the Derrick Newton band, tomorrow night, "Live" at the 67th Annual Giles County Lions club Fair at the Giles County Agri Park”
“...And while the auctions and Jack Daniel’s-catered buffet proved to be a hit, it was Worley who stole the show – even performing three songs after his acceptance speech with the local entertainers, The Derrick Newton Band...”
“• The Derrick Newton Band includes Derrick Newton, Cody Chapman, Wade Faulkner, Brian Shrader and Nathan Methuen. The group performs primarily in and around Pulaski and Giles County, including last year’s Pulaski’s Here’s the Beef Festival. Hard rocking and high energy are the best descriptions of this area favorite. Check them out on YouTube. The Derrick Newton Band will play the Kathy’s Tavern Stage from 7-8:40 p.m.”
"Cody Chapman has been around country music for most of his life. Today the talented artist has made a career out of country music."
““CHARLIE MAZAC and the Sidewinders Give Back Charlie Mazac sang with his band, The Sidewinders, May 14th in Muscle Shoals, Ala., for the "Alabama Relief Benefit #1". Mazac and his band memebers, Cody Chapman, Brian Shrader, and Alex Riddle are from Giles Co. and Barry Shelton is from Lawrence Co. It is great that we have these guys from our area to go out and use their talent to benefit others.””
"Local band is winner in Lynnville talent contest....a four-member band, Ryctor, was named first place winner...The top prize winning songs performed by Ryctor were "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd and "The Thunder Rolls" by Garth Brooks. The band consists of Giles Countians Cody Chapman on vocals and rhythm guitar, Jeremy Hamby on drums, J.R. Horn on lead guitar, and James Woods on bass guitar. The group was formed in November of last year."
"In Concert, Sunday, June 5th, 1994 at 2:00p.m. ACE HIGH...Also Performing, Cody Chapman..."
“...Melinda Hood, a country singer from Nashville and former Giles County resident, who was accompanied by guitarist Cody Chapman provided the entertainment."”
"Ryctor, a four-member Giles County band, won first place in the Grand Ole Talent Contest..."