Valdese FFN featuring Emily Minor
|When||Jun 14 2019 7 p.m. - Jun 14 2019 10 p.m.|
|Address||100 Main Street West, Valdese, NC - North Carolina, 28690|
Celebrate warmer weather in Valdese with our FREE Summer Concert Series! Bring your lawn chair and dancing shoes to the Wells Fargo Parking Lot & get ready to hear some awesome artists!
We have some pretty exciting news about our FFN season!
The Family Friday Nights Summer Concert Series will run Memorial Day to Labor Day - Shorter Season? Yes! Bigger and better celebrations? YES! The 2019 season is going to be the best one yet so mark your calendars!
Emily Minor will take the stage with her country originals on June 14th.
She’s a “never-say-never,” no-quitter with the natural-born ability to shine in the limelight. Standing at a mere 4’11", Emily Minor is like a surprise at the bottom of a Cracker Jack box. Dubbed “a modern day Brenda Lee,” she’s a “Little Miss Dynamite.” Raised in North Carolina, Emily is an action-oriented, go-getter with intentional direction and absolutely no ceiling.
From Merle to Madonna, Emily’s musical influences travel from one end of the entertainment spectrum to another, but she clearly draws from the storylines and sounds of the 90s. “I like to incorporate the classic country sounds in my music. I like to write and perform up-beat, ‘turn-it-up-loud’ tunes, but am also drawn to writing a contemplative song that inspires. Organically, I seem to write about emotions and thought-provoking topics. Writing is a vulnerable and raw place; you're putting yourself out there for the world to see. ”
Leaning towards complex melodies and “meat and potatoes” lyrics, Emily says “I think I have an old soul. When I write, my goal is not to come up with a product that is trendy, but that is current and remains true to my heart.”
"Emily Minor is not a copycat artist; she's not trying to 'fit in' to be popular with what's trending in the format,” producer Scott Trayer introduces. “Her music isn't watered down; it fills the void for those who are craving music with substance. Her passion for truthful and meaningful lyrical content and musical texture runs deep."
Since her decision to take residency in Music City as a contending major country-recording artist, Emily has planted her roots as a sought-after entertainer including finding herself on stage opening for Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Cole Swindell, Maddie & Tae, Parmalee and more.
Emily Minor’s delivery is straight up and honest… with no sugar coating added. The songstress is an energetic sunburst full of big surprises poised to make an everlasting impression. Her stay in the country music industry is a well-intended, long-term plan.Learn More
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