American singer-songwriter, Brandon Jenkins, Died at 48

  Music, Writer

Brandon Dean Jenkins was born on June 7, 1969 and died on March 2, 2018.

He was an American singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

After which he moved to Nashville, Tennessee.

He was part of the Red Dirt music genre.

He performed in the Texas and Oklahoma regions, although he had widely toured in Europe on several times.

Jenkins took part in over 150 shows per year and often performed on stage with Sunny Sweeney, Zane Williams, Cory Morrow, Deana Carter, Pat Green, Willie Nelson, The Mavericks and Kevin Welch.

His most’ notable songs, “Refinery Blues,” this song was a biographical ballad about growing up near the Sand Springs Line, an area where oil refineries on the Arkansas River tributary of the Mississippi River.

He wanted to be known by the Red Dirt Legend.

He was married to Michele Angelique Jenkins until his death in 2018.

He was a supporter of the Red Dirt Relief Fund, a non-profit organization that supports musicians from the Red Dirt family of artists who face financial hardship.

He died of complications from heart surgery in Nashville, Tennessee on March 2, 2018 at 48 years old.