Nikki Briar

The Garden State Cowgirl is here to rock your world! A taste of country, a lick of rock is what hot, sassy, country rocker Nikki Briar brings to every performance. She will get your boots stompin and hands clappin, guaranteed!!! Nikki Briar - defined as the East Coast's hardest working female country artist as of 2011, sliding herself into the hearts of fans all over the nation and world! While performing over 220 shows a year, this Jersey Girl clearly has the heart of a country music superstar.

Nikki records and performs in Nashville and has showed people that a Jersey Girl can rock the country music scene as good as any southern bell. She performs all over the tri-state area including Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Massachusetts and is currently planning a West Coast tour. Briar headlined at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ and performed with southern rockers BlackBerry Smoke at the Starland Ballroom in Sayerville, NJ. She has opened up for national and international acts such as Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, Parmalee, LoCash, Blackjack Billy, Outshyne, Steven Lee Olson, Meghan Linsey, Old Southern Moonshine Revival and Big Country. She was a 2015 featured artist at the TASTE OF COUNTRY music festival in Hunter, NY.

In 2013, Briar's popular radio single COUNTRY THANG reached country music indie charts and has since been nominated for various awards, including SONG OF THE YEAR, ALBUM OF THE YEAR, and ARTIST OF THE YEAR.

Aside from the impressive amount of performers Briar has worked with and the growth of her popularity in a short period of time, she is a proud army wife who sings the national anthem professionally for various military and charity events, including the annual NYC marathon/triatholon. She is also a cohost on a popular veteran based radio show called PROJECT LIPS, created by HEART SONGS FOR VETERANS founder, Jill Pavel.

NEW RADIO SINGLE ALERT!!! "AIN'T JUST FOR THE BOYS" set to be released July 2015 along with 3 other bonus country rock songs, including BIG RED TRUCK, FREE FROM THE DEMON and NEVER BEEN THE TYPE (TO BRING HOME TO MAMA).

DANCIN IN THE HEADLIGHTS includes 9 songs, 2 of which Briar wrote, is colorful and rockin from one song to the next! "Unknown Soldier" and "Jersey Girl" which Briar wrote along with Nashville songwriter, Mike Kuhl, depict the realness of Briar and her life experiences as a military wife, a patriot, and a proud Garden State Cowgirl!

Nikki Briar's first country album, "A Soldier's Princess", clearly represents the heart of patriotism and the definition of country music. Each song is lyrically captivating and instrumentally unique. Briar's voice will leave you breathless.

St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center

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Whiskey Crossing

Whiskey Crossing is an upbeat Country band consisting of Tina Marie on lead vocals & tambourine, Andrew Gallagher on lead vocals, guitar and kick drum, Matt Barnes on bass, and Kevin DeFeo on lap steel. They have built a reputation for fun times mixed with great country songs and fun interaction with their audience using comedic, playful banter, making the audience feel a part of the show. They take the stage with classic rock, country and original country/southern rock acoustic style songs written by both Tina and Andrew, sure to get your toes tappin' and hands clappin'! Whiskey Crossing always puts on a fun and unique show, with fantastic acoustic guitar playing, tight rhythmic beats, bass solos, smooth slide guitar and great vocal harmonies.

American Road

With the line between rock and roll and country music being blurred more and more everyday, a new sound has been born. Its been called modern country and has become the one the fastest growing genres in music today. This isn't the country music your parents knew. Modern country takes all the best elements of rock and mixes them with the best of what country offers. Solid drums beats and bass lines, cool guitar licks and solos surrounded by lyrics of life, love, girls, music, growin' up in America and the occasional mention of trucks and horses.
American Road takes the best things in life and puts them to music, with catchy melodies and choruses guaranteed to get stuck in your head….so c'mon, take a ride with your new favorite all original Country Rock band, American Road.



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