There is something about a live act. There is nothing it like it time. There are plenty of new country artists out there, and some have some nice music out; however, not each artist that is grand in the studio has the stage presence and voice command to tackle a live arena. That is why the artists that are highlighted in article stand out. Not only are they making an impact as far as record sales, but they know how to engage a live audience.
Old Dominion is a five-member group that is hot and getting hotter by the minute. Very soon, it will no longer be appropriate to refer to them as a rising star, because their star will be perched high within the country genre, and maybe even beyond. This band is not new to the business, because they have penned numerous songs for the likes of Luke Bryan and Band Perry. They are fresh off of a tour with Chase Rice, and they are riding their current hit, Shut Me Up. This group is absolutely expanding the blueprint set by country bands like Alabama.
The sound of Kelleigh music is really new wave, and her music method is hook-heavy, and she has mastered it. She is poised to set alongside other women in industry who are set to reclaim the crown from the male domination that has reigned in recent times. Bannen has a new album, EMI, where she teams up with some of her co-writers, including Fred Eltringham — featuring a sound left of middle that has its roots deeply planted in both sides of the country-pop divide. To further validate her single prowess in country genre, she will be the only female artist associated Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, Florida Georgia Line and Cole Swindell at the Crash My Playa concert in Mexico.
Joel Crouse has the charisma, period presence and talent to impress male fans and completely enamor his female following, as it continues to produce. Crouse produces a sound that is a cross between Keith Urban and John Mayer, with a little Jake Owen. Crouse has been an opening act for a wide selection of artists that include Band Perry, Taylor Swift, Goo Goo Dolls, and Darius Rucker. This young 22-year-old had the privilege of playing the Grand Ole Opry night his debut album, Even the River Runs, was free. His next project, Show Dog-Universal, is a compilation of songs written by Crouse before the age of 18, and many of the co-writers are some of Nashville’s most popular writers.
There is no questioning the information that these artists are particular. They assure to make a powerful splash in the country music arena in the coming months and years.