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Elvie Shane - Tuesday, 8/1 @ 8:30 pm

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Elvie Shane

Presented by commerce bank of wyoming

Elvie Shane’s dad had a saying. One of those things that sticks with a person all through life – and especially in tough times. “Always forward, never straight,” he’d proclaim, knowing full well that a detour sometimes gets us where we’re headed. Even as a kid, Shane knew it was good advice. He just had no idea how good.

Nowadays, he’s the man behind the most heartwarming country hit in recent memory – the lump-in-your-throat anthem to step-fatherhood, “My Boy” – and Shane knows what his dad meant. The road ahead is rarely a straight shot, and with Backslider, his full-length album debut on Wheelhouse Records, he gives that truth a soundtrack.

A native of small-town Kentucky, that drive to make the world a little better comes naturally to Shane – and so does his high-energy sound. Raised in the Baptist church, some of his earliest (and fondest) memories come from singing hymns each week beside his Gospel-loving mother. She was the rock of the family, providing Shane with the drive and compassionate compass he now follows in his own music. But when they got home, it was his dad’s boombox that stole Shane’s attention, with the sound of classic rock and country helping pass the time.

Early touchstones like Dwight Yoakam, Steve Earle and John Fogerty joined Shane’s Gospel roots to form the bedrock of his taste – along with R&B classics like The Temptations and modern superstars like Eminem. And after a fateful Baptist revival came through town, he joined a band as a front man full of wild-eyed charisma. Soon they were rocking rowdy beer joints that suited his roughneck style, and at the same time, Shane began writing songs that were almost visual in their depth. But like so many others, he flew mostly under the radar … until “My Boy” first emerged.

“I think it set the bar for a lot of honesty and authenticity,” he explains. “I was actually a little leery of putting that song out first, just because I grew up singing in rock bands and I’ve always loved edgy music … and life has been pretty edgy for me at times. I wanted to put something out there that represents the bigger picture of who I am – and it turns out I did, I just didn’t realize what it was.”

The crunchy hooks of classic rock. The everyday poetry and nostalgia of country music. And the emotional electricity of Gospel and R&B – all with that punchy “edge” Shane knows so well. Feeling like a mix of The Black Crowes and John Mellencamp, the set was produced by Oscar Charles. And after “My Boy” set the truth-telling tone, the flood gates opened.

“It’s about more than just me,” Shane says, speaking of the album, but also his artistic approach. “Whether you’re from the United States or the other side of the world, we’ve probably experienced the same things: Heartbreak, family trouble, love, the yearning for a better life. These songs are my personal stories written so they rhyme … but I think they are stories that happen to each and every one of us.”

Pop Evil - Wed. 8/2 @ 8:30 pm

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Pop evil

Presented by Little America & Wyoming Rents

Don’t take Pop Evil’s Skeletons as something macabre or negative. For Pop Evil, the title of their seventh album simply serves as a mission statement.

“First, it’s about our musical identity,” says frontman Leigh Kakaty, who co-founded Pop Evil in 2001 in North Muskegon, Michigan. “This is about us as a band stripping everything down to the bones. It’s more uptempo, it’s got bigger riffs, and we’re trying to capture the energy of our live show. But it’s also a positive message,” he adds. “I know it’s a morbid visual, but behind every skeleton, there’s a story and something worth talking about. Overall, it’s about looking at something in a positive way. And I’m excited for everyone to hear that.”

Pop Evil released a small indie in 2008. In 2011 War of Angels debuted in the Top 10 of the Rock chart and produced the Top 10 singles “Last Man Standing,” “Monster You Made” and “Boss’s Daughter.” The band’s momentum continued with 2013’s Onyx; an album that put Pop Evil in the Top 40 of the Billboard 200 for the first time and boasted three #1s.

Their 2018 self-titled set included the hits “Waking Lions” (No. 1 Mainstream Rock), “Be Legendary” (No. 2), and “A Crime to Remember” (No. 7). From there, 2020’s Versatile scored two no. 1 rock songs, “Breathe Again” and “Survivor.” Overall, the band has amassed four gold singles: “100 In A 55”, “Torn to Pieces”, “Trenches”, and “Footsteps”, and are approaching one billion career streams.

Expect those numbers to grow significantly with Skeletons. Even before the official release of Skeletons, the band’s new music is already going over well with fans. Notes Kakaty: “It’s great seeing people respond at our shows— I think they see what we sing about with something like ‘Eye of the Storm’ is very relatable. We all have hardships and mood swings; this is our way to show that you’re not alone. A lot of Pop Evil, it’s about inspiring positivity and giving back.”

Saving Abel - Thursday, 8/3 @ 7:00 p.m.

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Saving abel

Presented by Genesis Alkali & Western EGI

Saving Abel is a Southern rock band with catchy hooks and heavy riffs founded by Jared Weeks and Jason Null. Their first single “Addicted” broke onto the scene, climbing its way quickly into a

cross-over hit from mainstream rock to Billboard Hot 100 and Top 40. With millions of sales under their belt, it’s easy to see how their self-titled debut album charted on Billboard’s Top 50 and became RIAA-certified multi-platinum. Their debut album delivered two more #1 singles with “18 days” and “Drowning (Face Down),” across multiple charts and solidified this band's name in rock.

Their sophomore album ‘Miss America’ did not disappoint and followed down the same path their debut record had set. ‘Miss America’ debuted in the top 25 albums and produced similar charting singles with “Stupid Girl (Only in Hollywood)” and “The Sex is Good.”

After five Top 10 Billboard charting releases, Saving Abel went back into the studio for their third record ‘Bringing Down The Giant.’ They released the title track from that album finding success and breaking the top 10 on multiple charts. After a seven-year gap, Weeks and Null both felt the pull to revisit songs they had written prior to Saving Abel. While working on their Shade of Grace project, Weeks and Null knew what the next step should be. Weeks reunited with Saving Abel with the immediate release of ‘Shade of Grace - Twenty Year Songs’. They are currently in the studio finishing their forthcoming studio album. With the release of the first single “Baptize Me” was released on April 14th, 2023.

Saving Abel has received multiple awards from MTV, VH1, Fuse, BMG, and Music Choice. “Addicted” won the most-played song of the year. The band has over 2 billion global streams. Their tours have included some of the top-grossing tours of all time with bands such as Nickelback, Papa Roach, Avenged Sevenfold, Shinedown, and Sevendust to name a few.

Their new single “Baptize Me” just released off their forthcoming album.

FireHouse - Thursday, 8/3 @ 8:30 p.m.

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Presented by Genesis Alkali & Western EGI

FireHouse is an American hard rock band that formed in 1984. They made a name for themselves with their 1990 self-titled debut, quickly becoming one of the most popular bands in the entire world and achieving monumental commercial success, with the album selling more than 2 million copies in the United States alone.

The band reached stardom with hit singles like "Reach for the Sky", "Don't Treat Me Bad" and "All She Wrote", as well as their signature power ballads "I Live My Life for You", "Love of a Lifetime" and "When I Look into Your Eyes". At the 1992 American Music Awards, FireHouse won the award for "Favorite New Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist". FireHouse continued to release new material throughout the late 1990s and into the early 2000s. The band has also continued to tour internationally, having participated twice in the annual Rock Never Stops Tour with other bands from the same genre. FireHouse is estimated to have sold over 7 million albums worldwide since their debut.

FireHouse has been rockin’ for decades. Their music has taken them all over the world and has produced Gold, Platinum and Multi-Platinum records in the United States and countries abroad.

Russell Dickerson - Friday, 8/4 @ 8:30 PM

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Russell Dickerson

Presented by Kelly's Convenience Centers and
Memorial Hospital of sweetwater county

Soul-mate symphonies wrapped in epic country devotion. Rural R&B bangers with all the swagger of a free spirit, plus the steady hand of a family man. And stadium sized small-town anthems, built on forever-young thrills yet tempered by the wisdom of time.

A Tennessee native from a musical family, instincts have always guided the singer-songwriter – all the way from church choir to coffee-house gigs and eventually Music Row itself. But following his gut wasn’t always so cut and dried.

“I told myself ‘I’m just gonna keep going,” Dickerson explains. “‘I'm gonna keep driving my run down SUV all across America playing for 25 people and 250 bucks a night, until something happens.” Something did happen, of course, but not the way he expected. Dropping the idea he could figure out what fans wanted, Dickerson instead embraced what he liked, and 2015’s “Yours” was the result followed by three more Platinum chart toppers in the same vivid, personal vein – “Blue Tacoma,” “Every Little Thing” and “Love You Like I Used To.”

Spurred on by pandemic isolation, he spent the majority of 2020-2021 putting pen to paper, drawn over and over to those three simple topics – love, family, and friendship. Dickerson captured that “100-percent me” element by freely fusing different genres and different eras into country textures just as vibrant as his big personality.

The first and most obvious example was “She Likes It” (with Jake Scott), a slinky, lusty slow groove with an unapologetic R&B sound so bare it’s almost naked – and therefore a forbidden thrill – with Dickerson going step-by-step in a hot-blooded build up of passion. “It's so simple. It's so clean. It's so relatable,” he says. “I think that's why the song has done so well, is just that refreshing minimalism.”

Chest-thumping tracks like “I Remember,” “Blame It On Being Young,” “All the Same Friends” and “Beers to the Summer” capture forever-young fun like a country-pop polaroid, while “Big Wheels” revs up a gravel road guarantee that he’ll never get beyond his raising.

Tracks like “God Gave Me a Girl” follow the same blood-rushing arteries as his heart-pounding breakout hits. The epic “I Wonder” gets lost in the what-ifs of an ill-advised breakup with Kailey back in college, and in the quiet ballad “Just Like Your Mama,” all that would have been lost becomes clear.

“No matter how far we get into this, I want people to know it's still me. It's still RD,” he says. “I’m still the hyper, outgoing, fun-loving, crazy dude on stage. But also these songs are so meaningful to me. It's not all hype and smoke and lights. I am a songwriter, and no matter where country music goes, I’m not chasing anything except Russell Dickerson.”

Randy Houser - Saturday, 8/5 @ 8:30 p.m.

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Randy Houser

Presented by Simplot

Country crooner Randy Houser may have started off in the music industry as a songwriter, but now the Mississippi-born musician focuses more on belting out the tunes at arena concerts nationwide. With an inimitable voice The New York Times describes as “wholly different, thicker and more throbbing, a caldron bubbling over,” Randy Houser racked up three consecutive No. 1 hits and more than four million in singles sales to date with his Stoney Creek Records album How Country Feels.

Houser topped the charts with the title track, “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” and “Goodnight Kiss” (also his first No. 1 as a songwriter) and earned critical acclaim for his powerful delivery of the Top 5 smash and CMA Song of the Year-nominated “Like A Cowboy.” Houser added a fourth No. 1 to his catalogue with “We Went” from his 2016 album, Fired Up. Houser’s sixth studio album, Note To Self, is available now via Magnolia Music Group and features 10 tracks all co-written by the Mississippi native. Currently in the top 30 and climbing at Country radio, lead single and title track “Note To Self” marked his “powerful return” following 2019’s critically-acclaimed album Magnolia, with Music Row boasting the Mississippi-native “remains one of country music’s very finest vocalists.”

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