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Sara Evans New Music Video for “Put My Heart Down”

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Multi platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans, one of the most compelling and authentic vocalists in Country music, releases a brand new music video for her single, “Put My Heart Down” today.  The single, written by Nathan Chapman, Andrew Dorff, and Elizabeth Huett, is the second release from  her critically acclaimed seventh studio album Slow Me Down, released earlier this year. The video, which was shot in Nashville at the historical Riverside Mansion, had Sara working again with Award-winning director Peter Zavadil (Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley) who has worked with Sara on almost all of her videos including her most recent for “Slow Me Down.” Evans, who is currently on the road in support of Slow Me Down, is at her finest on this track which fans can purchase here.

“One of the things that attracted me most to record “Put My Heart Down” was that it’s a sad song with a happy melody.  I like the contradiction and I think it makes for a really interesting overall song,” said Evans. “Peter found a great way to bring that contradiction to the screen with the light bulbs and showing them eventually exploding.  You have such beautiful and pretty scenes with the soft lighting and beautiful mansion, contradicted by the exploding bulbs.  I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out.”

Evans performed ”Put My Heart Down” on the October 29th episode of the hit ABC drama Nashville with one of the series’ leading men Luke Wheeler played by actor Will Chase, which is available now on iTunes. “Put My Heart Down” pulls fans in from the first note with its infectious melody and relatable subject matter of wanting to protect oneself in a relationship. The single is the follow-up to Slow Me Down’s title track, released earlier this Fall, which is Evans’ biggest first week Country radio Added single ever and fourteenth Top 20 single. Slow Me Down, which debuted at #2 on the Country Album Chart and landed in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart, continues to win over fans and media alike being dubbed her best album to date. It is the follow-up album to 2011’s Stronger and was co-produced with Mark Bright (Reba McEntire, Rascal Flatts, and Carrie Underwood) who Evans last worked with on her Platinum-selling #1 Country album Real Fine Place (2005). Evans’ signature powerful vocals are heard on every note of Slow Me Down which serves as a reminder of why she has had a level of success reserved for few.

For more official Sara Evans news and ticket information go to www.saraevans.com.  

 

Sara Evans, Jerrod Niemann & MORE Added to Kicker Country Stampede

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The Kicker Country Stampede 2015 line-up just got “A Little Bit Stronger” with the addition of Country superstar Sara Evans, chart-topper Jerrod Niemann, Country music’s fastest rising star Thomas Rhett, one of Rolling Stone’s ‘10 New Artists You Need to Know’ Old Dominion, Country rock band Blackjack Billy and British Country singer/songwriter Sasha McVeigh. They will join previously-announced performers Country megastar and judge on NBC’s The Voice Blake Shelton and award-winning, superstar duo Florida Georgia Line on the Kicker Country Stampede stage in Manhattan, Kansas, June 25-28, 2015. Fans can expect even more exciting artist announcements in the coming months!

VIP tickets are available for $510, four-day GA passes for $120, four-day, jump-the-line passes for $130, reserved seats for $250 until Nov. 30. Preferred and Premier Camping for 2015 is SOLD OUT! General and Family Primitive Camping is available for $135 and General Primitive Reserved Camping is available for $175 until Nov. 30. Want to take advantage of our current pricing but don’t have the cash? Choose the EZ-Pay Plan at check out to split your payment up over five months. Use it to purchase tickets, camping or add-on options! For more information on tickets or for any of your Kicker Country Stampede needs, visit www.countrystampede.com or call 800-795-8091.

Kicker Country Stampede offered a full-fan experience in 2014 with fun for attendees of any age. In addition to the main stage boasting the biggest names in country music, Steel Rodeo Tours provided non-stop, action packed freestyle motocross exhibitions. The Nashville Songwriters Association International Songwriters Tent featured established, as well as up-and-coming songwriters, including Lance Carpenter, Rob Northcutt Band, Tony Ramey and more. Kite’s Grille & Bar Tuttleville Stage once again showcased the best local talent the Midwest has to offer, including Tim Zach & The Whiskey Bent, County Road 5, Jared Daniels Band and more. Other activities included a carnival, mouth-watering vendor food, shopping, interactive exhibits and much, much more.

New Country Music Releases November 18th

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Trisha Yearwood PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit
Yearwood’s 12th studio album contains her first new material in seven years, including the single “Prizefighter,” plus hits “She’s In Love With The Boy,” “The Song Remembers When” and “Wrong Side Of Memphis.”

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Sara Evans At Christmas
The holiday classics are all here (“Silent Night,” “Winter Wonderland), plus Evans features daughters Audrey and Olivia on “12 Days Of Christmas.”

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Diamond Rio Diamond Rio Live
The group celebrates their 25th anniversary with their first-ever live album, available exclusively at iTunes and featuring 22 hits including “Norma Jean Riley,” “One More Day” and “Beautiful Mess.”
Upcoming Album Releases

Dec. 2nd Sundy Best Salvation City

Dec. 9th Carrie Underwood Greatest Hits Decade #1

Top Country Tweets of the Week Nov. 2nd-9th

kellie pickler tweet

  1. @kelliepickler ·  Just a typical evening, riding a unicorn… ;) http://instagram.com/p/vKqdDar2qA/
  1. @bretteldredge ·  Holy candy cane sanwhich with extra cheese, I already saw a Christmas commercial!
  1. @BradPaisley ·  Did I hear this right? Loretta Lynn is the new attorney general?! Why couldn’t this have been announced before the CMA’s.

Carrie Underwood tweet

  1. @carrieunderwood ·  Flowers, baby goodies & non-alcoholic wine (grape juice) from my best friend @IveyCake & best co-host @BradPaisley

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  1. @blakeshelton · Sooo…. I left my phone in my seat for a minute lastnight…

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  1. @ladyantebellum ·  just a couple girls chatting while we get ready for the CMAs #CMAawards

little big town tweet

  1. @littlebigtown ·  Night one of the #PainKillerTour. What an amazing crowd in Youngstown, OH. #Selfie

sara evans tweet

  1. @saraevansmusic · Amazing night with these brilliant men! One of the highlights of my career and so inspiring to be on stage with them!
  1. @LukeBryanOnline ·  Went to bed at 245. Up at 8. Can’t sleep from being amazed by last night. Love y’all.

Kacey Musgraves tweet

  1. @KaceyMusgraves ·  Was it all a dream? A delicious, country dream?

Sara Evans & Brett James Added to CMA Songwriters Series in Nashville

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As part of the events and activities leading up to “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” on Wednesday, Nov. 5th the CMA Songwriters Series will return to Nashville on Tuesday, Nov. 4th (9:00 PM/CT) at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 5th Ave. South. The CMA Songwriters Series has added Country Music star Sara Evans and songwriter Brett James to the lineup, which includes previously announced performer and 2014 CMA Awards nominee, Brandy Clark.

Multi-Platinum-selling recording artist and CMA Award winner Evans, who recently released her second single “Put My Heart Down” from her critically acclaimed seventh studio album Slow Me Down, has sold nearly 6 million records and charted five No. 1 Country singles, including “Suds In The Bucket, “A Real Fine Place To Start,” and “A Little Bit Stronger.” Evans will release a 10-track holiday album At Christmas on Nov. 17, featuring some of the most well-known and celebrated holiday songs including “Silent Night,” “Oh Holy Night,” and “Winter Wonderland,” as well as a very special rendition of “12 Days of Christmas” with vocals from two of her daughters Olivia (12) and Audrey (10). Evans will also be a part of the two-hour holiday special “CMA Country Christmas,” which tapes Friday, Nov. 7 at the Bridgestone Arena and airs Monday, Dec. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM/ET) on ABC.

An esteemed member of the CMA Board of Directors, James has had numerous chart successes including “When the Sun Goes Down” recorded by Kenny Chesney and Uncle Kracker, and “Jesus Take the Wheel” recorded by Carrie Underwood, which also won a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Song. “It’s America” recorded by Rodney Atkins, “Out Last Night” recorded by Chesney, and “Cowboy Casanova” recorded by Underwood, all co-written by James, also topped the Country charts as well as “The Truth” recorded by Jason Aldean and “The Man I Want to Be” recorded by Chris Young. ASCAP named James their Country Music Songwriter of the Year in 2006 and again in 2010. Other artists who have recorded his works include Kelly Clarkson, Backstreet Boys, Bon Jovi, and Paulina Rubio.

Tickets for the Nov. 4 CMA Songwriters Series at the CMA Theater located in the Country Music Hall of Fame are on sale today and are $30 for floor and mezzanine seating and $20 for first and second tier seating. To order tickets, visit CMASongwritersSeries.com.

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