Musician / Entertainer
Artist Bio / Description
Trent was born on March 16,1979. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose instruments include the fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bass, harmonica, drums, hammered dulcimer, banjo, lap steel, and piano. Trent grew up in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri where it became evident music would be his life.
In 1994 Trent went on to become a Missouri state fiddle champion. This later led to many professional gigs.
In 1995 Trent started at a show called the Main Street Music Hall where he was a featured musician and comedian. This later led to a fan base so in 1999 Trent took his comedy character and musical talents and branched off to form his own show called the Country Lights USA show. There he flourished as a show producer, band leader, as well as comedian and musician. His hard work paid off in 2001 and 2002 when he led the show with his wonderful cast of fourteen to be the number one show at the lake.
In 2002 Trent also took his hammered dulcimer and headed to Los Angeles where he later performed on Fox Television’s 30 second to Fame Show.
In 2003 Trent then moved to Branson, Missouri where he worked several shows in the area. There he shared the stage with many greats like Leona Williams, Helen Cornelius,Mary Lou Turner, Ronnie Prophet, Moe Bandy, Leroy Van Dyke, Jim Owen, Jim Stafford and two of Branson’s favorites Clay Cooper and Paul Harris.
In 2005 and 2006 Trent was the featured comedian and utility musician for the critically acclaimed/award winning Country Tonite show and even had the chance to record with with the Great Tanya Tucker.
In 2007 and 2008 Trent went on to perform at Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express Show.
In 2009 Trent took an entertainment contract with one of the best production shows in the country called the Carolina Opry. Trent is a featured comedian and Utility musician for this show. http://www.thecarolinaopry.com/
Trent gives thanks to the lord for the talent he’s been blessed with and feels lucky to be able to share it with people everyday.
Artists Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Trent-Wideman/133711738410
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