What: Enjoy an intimate evening of live music featuring performances by Martina McBride, Cassadee Pope, and RaeLynn celebrating females in country music. The concert is free to Pandora listeners who RSVP in advance HERE. The event will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation and breast cancer research.
Where: The Altman Building | 135 W. 18th Street New York, NY 10011 (21+)
When: Wednesday, October 14th
Why: “Women are such a rich part of country music’s history and its future and I’m so happy that Pandora created this event to showcase that,” Martina McBride
“The scale of Pandora is the perfect way to amplify the power of women in country music in a year where some have questioned it,” says Pandora’s Lars Murray. “Listeners and fans have spoken; these women have over 370 million spins on Pandora.”
In the past year, Pandora has placed itself at the forefront of artist and brand partnerships due in part to its thoughtfully curated events with some of the best and brightest in music including: Jack White, Fall out Boy, Imagine Dragons, Miguel, Wyclef Jean, Earlsweatshirt, Steve Aoki, Jason Derulo, Chromeo, Celine Dion, Trey Songz, Diplo, Charli XCX, Neko Case, Bleachers, Tegan & Sara, Aloe Blacc, Cold War Kids, Estelle, J Balvin, The Hold Stead, Iggy Azalea and more.
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ABOUT MARTINA MCBRIDE
Martina made history with her most recent album EVERLASTING as the first solo female artist to debut at #1 on the Top Country Albums chart with an independently released and distributed album in the chart’s 50-year history. The project also marks her fifth chart-topping debut. To date, she has sold over 18 million albums, which have included 20 Top 10 singles and six #1 hits. She has earned more than 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association, as well as being honored with the Covenant House Beacon of Hope Award and Music Business Association’s prestigious 2015 Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic efforts on behalf of domestic violence and using her voice throughout her musical career with songs like “Independence Day” and “A Broken Wing.” The petite powerhouse’s EVERLASTING TOUR has sold out shows across the country and Rolling Stone Country lauds: “It’s familiar music coming from one of the most recognizable voices of any genre, yet with a stage plot unlike anything in McBride’s illustrious 22-year career.” Ever the entertainer, Martina also released her first book, Around The Table, a full-color illustrated collection of her favorite recipes, hosting tips, practical menu planning advice, and themed décor inspiration. While Martina is expected to release new music as part of the innovative Nash Icon Records roster, which also includes renowned superstars Reba, Ronnie Dunn and Hank Williams, Jr., she has released a studio version of “Over The Rainbow.” The personal song, which she performed on American Idol season XIV, has been a staple in Martina’s setlist for years and is available now across digital retailers.
RaeLynn’s star continued to shine with the release of “For A Boy,” depicting an evolved maturity and exhibiting her diversity as an artist and songwriter. The dynamic entertainer earned her first CMT Music Awards nominations for Female Video of the Year and Breakthrough Video of the Year earlier this summer with her GOLD-certified single “God Made Girls.” Taste of Country insists, “every age will find a trio of lyrics to get behind” on RaeLynn’s ME EP (The Valory Music Co.), a diverse collection the vibrant 21-year-old singer/songwriter penned. Just like her musical hero Dolly Parton, RaeLynn embraces her Country roots with a flash of pizazz with Popcrush calling the CMT Next Women of Country honoree “cheerful, charming, ultra-talented and downright hilarious.” The Voice (season 2) alum, who is featured on coach Blake Shelton’s latest album, appeared on an episode of Disney Channel’s “I Didn’t Do It” to perform “For A Boy.” RaeLynn is currently on the road with Rascal Flatts’ RIOT TOUR 2015 and will once again hit the road with fellow Texan Miranda Lambert on the ROADSIDE BARS AND PINK GUITARS TOUR. For full tour dates and adventures, follow RaeLynn on Twitter and raelynnofficial.com.
ABOUT CASSADEE POPE:
With soaring vocals, slots touring with Superstars Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts, impressive sales and being selected for CMT’s Next Women of Country, Cassadee Pope continues to add to her growing list of accolades. Mentor Blake Shelton presented the season three winner of The Voice with another fan-voted honor – 2014 CMT Music Awards’ Breakthrough Video of the Year. Her breakout hit “Wasting All These Tears,” which sold over 1 million downloads and solidified Cassadee as part of a distinct group of solo female Country artists to score PLATINUM certification of a debut single, lead Cassadee’s chart-topping album FRAME BY FRAME (Big Machine Label Group). She has appeared on America’s Got Talent, TODAY, FOX & Friends, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and sat in with legendary band The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The petite powerhouse is also an avid NASCAR supporter and has performed at major racing events such as Daytona 500 andBrickyard 400. Cassadee continues to debut new music for eager fans. Billboard has already touted “I Am Invincible,” Cassadee’s latest single, “a self-empowerment anthem that recalls similarly inspiring tracks from female artists, such as Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),’ Katy Perry’s ‘Roar and Rachel Platten’s Fight Song.” Fuse calls the track “…a nice balance of her two musical worlds for an impressive, empowering anthem. […] the racing edge and anthemic feel of recent Fall Out Boy and Paramore hits.” and Taste of Country raves, “Also breathtaking […]: Pope’s vocals. The combination of her talent and the song’s message help audiences universally connect with it.” For additional dates and more, visit CassadeePope.com.
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