Heidi Newfield Has Been Announced As The NRA Country Artist of the Month for October. Heidi Newfield has been chosen as the NRA Country Artist Of The Month for October. Heidi’s voice and presence in country music first established her as the center stage star of Trick Pony’s emergence in 2001. She recently released the debut single “Why’d You Have To Be So Good” from her sophomore solo project expected to launch in early 2013. She joins some of country music’s biggest artists in teaming up with NRA Country to celebrate her support of our brave men and women in uniform, appreciation for the great outdoors, and love of family. “Country is much more than the place you were born and raised. To me, it’s about having a love for our beautiful land and a respect for this great nation’s founding principles. I’ve been lucky enough to travel across the U.S. and I think it’s the best place on earth. I’m Heidi Newfield and I am NRA Country.” As part of the October promotion, fans can register to win a Heidi Newfield prize pack including: autographed CD, picture, two Heidi ball caps, and a men’s AND ladies Heidi T shirt. Fans can also check out an exclusive behind the scenes video! You’ll see Heidi at home, on horses, sitting around the campfire, on the bus, stage, and traveling around the country as well as getting a sneak peak at some brand new music! Click HERE from now through the end of October to register to win. Watch the exclusive video below!
Heidi Newfield Will Be Headlining The 15th Annual Buds-N-Suds Music Festival! Heidi Newfield will headline The 15th Annual Buds-n-Suds Music Festival Presented by The Big 98 WSIX on Wednesday, September 15 at Loser’s Bar and Grill in Nashville. The outdoor benefit concert supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Tennessee Chapter. Joining the outdoor party along with Newfield, includes full-band performances by The Big Rock Show, Keith Anderson, El Camino (feat. Jon Nicholson & Shannon Lawson,) Capitol recording artist Kelleigh Bannen, Jared Blake from The Voice, and Johnny T, plus Dee Jay Silver mixing his specialty mash-ups to keep the party flowing. A silent auction will be on hand to include a vast selection of autographed memorabilia from notable musicians, athletes and other celebrities. A special early bird ticket can be purchased online at budsnsuds.com for a discounted donation price of $10 until August 31. Starting September 1 advanced ticket donations will be $15 and day of show at the Loser’s Bar and Grill for a $20 donation. VIP tickets early bird ticket for $50 are available online as well, and will increase to a $60 donation on September 1. VIP tickets will include special seating area, drinks and appetizers. All proceeds benefit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The 15th Annual Buds-n-Suds Benefit Concert is sponsored in part by: Janssen, National Certified Alarms, and Baptist Hospital and produced by Harbor Entertainment.
CMT Will Debut The Mini-Movie “MIXTAPE” July 7. Eric Church will reveal the backstory to his hit song and video, “Springsteen,” with the premiere of MIXTAPE on Saturday, July 7 at 10:15 am ET/PT. The 30-minute short film will air commercial-free on CMT and was the basis for his video. MIXTAPE will repeat on Sunday, July 8 at 8:15 am ET/PT and fans can watch it on demand at CMT.com following the network premiere. “I am very excited to share MIXTAPE with everyone. I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the music video, asking about the actors, where did the scenes come from, what did they pertain to? Well, this movie will clear everything up. Peter Zavadil crafted an art representation that adds a whole new emotional element to the song and video. In fact, it essentially inspired the video. I’m honored to show it on CMT.” -Church To go along with the premiere, Church will host an online contest for one lucky fan to win two tickets to see and meet him live on his Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour. Fans must watch to win, making note of the full list of songs and instrumental tracks in order as they appear in MIXTAPE. For rules and details on how to enter, visit Church’s website HERE or his Facebook page. (Hint: Fans will hear a never-before-released track) MIXTAPE was written by Peter Zavadil and Roger Vaughn, and produced by Taillight TV. Zavadil has worked with Church on several videos in addition to “Springsteen,” including “Drink In My Hand,” “Homeboy,” “Smoke A Little Smoke” and “Two Pink Lines.” Click HERE to watch the video for “Springsteen!”
Heidi Newfield and Bridgette Tatum Kick-Off The She’s Country Tour Heidi Newfield and Bridgette Tatum will be headlining the She’s Country Tour which will be kicking-off in Little Rock, AR on November 2nd. The She’s Country Tour is an all-girl country genre club tour that is being presented by Pendleton Whiskey in association with Paradigm Talent Agency Nashville and 343 Agency. Both Newfield and Tatum have committed to 13 dates so far, which are listed below. “Paradigm Nashville is proud to help launch this unique all-female tour…Heidi and Bridgette both bring high-energy performances and a ‘let’s party’ attitude that are perfectly suited for these venues.” –She’s Country Tour co-producer and Paradigm Nashville co-head, Mike Snider You might know Newfield from her days with the country group Trick Pony whose singles include “Pour Me” and “Its A Heartache“. Or you may know her just for being Heidi Newfield having released a solo debut album, What Am I Waiting For, in 2008 which was nominated for five ACM Awards. Bridgette Tatum released her debut album Sex, Church & Chicken in 2010, and her single “Loud” was chosen as the ACC Football Conference’s 2010 season theme song. Also, Tatum co-wrote Jason Aldean‘s hit “She’s Country“. So, clearly both these ladies have the chops to headline a tour like this. It is extremely refreshing to see a tour like this come together which specifically showcases the female talent, spirit and hard-work in the country genre. Be sure to see if the She’s Country Tour is coming anywhere near you! Initial She’s Country Tour dates include: Nov 2 – Little Rock, AR – Revolution Music Room Nov 3 – Dallas, TX – Glass Cactus Nov 4 – Katy, TX – Mo’s Place Nov 5 – Helotes, TX – Floores Country Store Nov 6 – Austin, TX – Midnight Rodeo Nov 9 – Nashville, TN – LOCATION TBD Nov 10 – Wichita, KS – Denim & Diamonds Nov 11 – Des Moines, IA – Krazee Kafe Nov 12 – Kansas City, MO – Denim & Diamonds Nov 16 – Memphis, TN – Newby’s Nov 17 – Starkville, MS – State Theater Nov 18 – Jacksonville, FL – Mavericks Nov 19 – Atlanta, GA – Peachtree Tavern
Former Trick Pony front-girl, Heidi Newfield offers up her unique vocals in a debut single as a solo artist. Heidi Newfield is probably best known for the knock-down, drag-out voice behind the 90’s Trick Pony hit “Pour Me” so her new solo single, “Johnny & June” is quite the surprise as she sings about wanting a love like Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash had. It’s whistfull and captures something very personal for both her and country music fans everywhere. For a taste and a bit more about the song, take a look at the interview below. Country Music Photo Gallery