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A Singing Send off for the USS Harry S Truman
(Nashville, TN)…Country singer Jonalee White will perform at the USS HARRY S. TRUMAN send off at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, VA on Saturday,July 18th at 19:00 hours.As a special guest, Jonalee will perform for over 5,000 Sailors, their families and friends before they set sail on the aircraft carrier’s 2009 Family Day Cruise.Jonalee’s new single, Perfect Angel, is cruising up the charts at country radio.
Jonalee White kicked off the national promotion for her new single, Perfect Angel, on June 11 in Nashville, with a live concert event at FUEL Bar and Nightclub during CMA Music Fest. The entire concert event was streamed online through leading video site Yallwire.com and viewed by more than 30,000 unique visitors!The live event was sponsored by Taylor Guitars, Ernie Ball Music, and Silver Wings Merchandise.Perfect Angel, the first single from Jonalee’s sophomore album, scheduled for release in August, is climbing the charts at country radio.Jonalee White wrote nine of the thirteen songs on her 2008 debut album, Wake Me (Lick Records), which produced three singles, Wake Me, I Break and Sunday Paper, that all broke Top 40 on the MusicRow CountryBreakOut™ Chart.
In May, Jonalee headlined a four (4) week Armed Forces Entertainment Tour.entertaining U.S. troops serving overseas at various Military bases in Sicily, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Germany, the Netherlands and Kosovo.Look for tour footage onJonalee’s popular video reality series, Long Road To Nashville, now in its second season Yallwire.com.The series, which paints an intimate portrait of the up-and-coming country music sensation as she navigates her way through the ins and outs of the music industry, sharing exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes stories, has been viewed by more than500,000unique fans since its debut! Long Road To Nashville installments are also now available through iTunes as a free podcast download.Visit the new blog site to view and download the latest installments of the show, post comments and participate in exclusive promotions and contests. www.LongRoadToNashville.com
ARRESTED now in Colorado...but what a story and week for 2 brothers and their stripper sister!
Text messages and tweets by three fugitive siblings who shot at a police officer and robbed a bank reveal a dangerous mindset and a firm bond between the siblings, "We've certainly seen their mindset when... They shot at a law enforcement officer outside of Tampa Bay, Fla., and when they fired inside that bank in Valdosta, Ga. But these additional texts and tweets have given us additional insight," FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told "Good Morning America" today. " We are concerned and feel that they are going to continue and cause problems to say the least for law enforcement." Ryan Dougherty, 21; his sister Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, have been on the lam since Aug. 2 when they shot at a police officer attempting to pull their white Subaru Impreza over for speeding. A few hours later, they robbed a bank in Georg…
Drummer for Mellencamp, Survivor found dead in home
September 11, 2009 STNGWire A southwest suburban Lockport musician who played with Survivor, John Mellencamp and Deana Carter was found dead in his home Tuesday night.Kyle B. Woodring, 42, of the 15000 block of West 167th Street in Lockport, was pronounced dead in his home about 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Will County Coroner’s office. The coroner’s office said Woodring died from hanging, but the manner of death will be determined at the conclusion of a Lockport police investigation. Woodring, who the coroner’s office described as “an accomplished musician,” moved to Chicago from Michigan in 1987 and joined the band Survivor, according to Woodring’s Web site. Woodring also played drums on tours with John Mellencamp and county star Carter. He appeared on talk shows hosted by Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Wayne Brady, the site said.