Multi platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans, one of the most compelling and authentic vocalists in country music, will throw an exclusive Slow Me Downalbum release concert and party in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama on March 6th at Iron City. The event, A Rock The South LLC Production, will be presented by The Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek and will be hosted by Sirius XM for a concert special to air the following week. This will be the first time that Sara will perform songs from her seventh studio album Slow Me Down. Tickets for this highly anticipated event are on sale now and fans can purchase tickets, which will also include a copy ofSlow Me Down, at http://ironcitybham.com/. All of the net proceeds from the concert will be split between St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Alabama Forever, and the Children’s of Alabama Hospital.
“I’m so excited to finally share this new music with the fans and I couldn’t think of a better place to kick off my release week than in my hometown of Birmingham, AL with everyone who has welcomed my family with open arms,” said Evans. “Having 100% of the net proceeds go to charities that are near and dear to my heart just makes the entire night even sweeter.”
Slow Me Down is co-produced with Mark Bright (Reba McEntire, Rascal Flatts, and Carrie Underwood) who Evans last worked with on her Platinum-selling #1 Country albumReal Fine Place (2005). Slow Me Down sees Evans collaborating on three tracks “Better Off” with Country legend Vince Gill, “Can’t Stop Loving You” a duet with Isaac Slade of The Fray and a cover of Gavin DeGraw’s “Not Over You,” which features Gavin singing harmonies. Slow Me Down is Sara Evans at her finest, with her signature powerful vocals that will serve as a reminder of why she has had a level of success reserved for few. Evans co-wrote three of the albums eleven-tracks and some of Nashville’s finest songwriters are represented on Slow Me Down.This album is whatfans have waited for and newcomers are bound to fall in love with.
Since emerging in the late 1990s, Sara Evans has had five #1 songs, four others appearing in the Top 10, two #1 Billboard Country Albums, five appearing on Billboard’s Top 200 all-genre chart and four consecutive RIAA certified Gold, Platinum or Multi-Platinum albums. She’s received awards from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Award and has garnered nominations for Grammy Awards (2), American Country Awards (10) and CMT Music Awards (5). Sara won the hearts of America as the first country artist to compete in ABC’s Dancing with the Starsand was also chosen as one of People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People.”