Night in the Country presented by ingles is right around the corner. Located at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, there are Three days and nights brimmed with hitmakers and songwriters. From August 26th to August 28th, headliners Old Dominion, Miranda Lambert, and Chris Young will grace the stage including many others with pop-up performances in The Pavilion, at Bands, Brews, & Que, plus even more surprises. Other artists Chris Janson, Big & Rich, Chase Rice, Tyler Rich, and more will also be playing. Here are the Ones to Watch at this year’s Night in the Country. “It’s all Pure Country.”
#1: Lily Rose
Similar Artists: Priscilla Block, Andrew Jannakos, Smithfield
Recommended Tracks: “Villian”, “Better Than That”, “Green Light”
Atlanta-native Lily Rose‘s debut single “Villian,” co-written with Kyle Clark and Mackenzie Carpenter, first found success on TikTok where it made waves. It then entered the iTunes all-genre and country music charts at Number One. Just this past week, Rose signed an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group and Black Blocks Music.
#2: Shy Carter
Similar Artists: Tiera, Breland, and Willie Shaw
Recommended Tracks: “Beer With My Friends”, “Boom in the Boondocks”, “Good Love”
American songwriter, record producer, rapper, and singer Blake Anthony Carter, also known as Shy Carter, has written for a plethora of artists including Billy Currington’s “It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To,” Sugarland’s “Stuck Like Glue,” and more. In 2018, he was included on Variety’s Hitmakers List and is making a name for himself now. “Beer With My Friends” featuring Cole Swindell and David Lee Murphy is an all-out jam and will be played at Night in the Country.
#3: Avery Roberson
Similar Artists: Russell Dickerson, Kameron Marlowe, and Hunter Phelps
Recommended Tracks: “Ringtone”
Rutherfordson, North Carolina native drew inspiration from his father who played in a country music band. The singer + songwriter was a contestant on NBC’s The Voice and was a member of Team Blake before stolen by Kelsea. From coffee shops, to senior centers, to the stage of Night in the Country, Roberson is able to charm just about anybody.
#4: Heath Sanders
Similar Artists: Dillion Carmichael, Ray Fulcher, Southerland
Recommended Tracks: “Old School’s In”, “Bloodline”, “Common Ground”
Valory Music Co. recording artist is another country music artist who began to garner commercial success after gaining recognition on social media. Sanders posted a cover of Chris Stapleton’s “Either Way” on Facebook which led to him performing on The Bobby Bones Show. Born and raised in Marshall, Arkansas, the singer + songwriter signed his first ever record deal with The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine Label Group released a four-song EP titled Common Ground.
#5: Ingrid Andress
Similar Artists: Kylie Morgan, Hailey Whitters,
Recommended Tracks: “More Hearts Than Mine” , “Lady Like” , “Waste Of Lime” , “Bad Advice”
Country songstress Ingrid Andress released her debut album Lady Like in March of 2020. Her debut single “More Hearts Than Mine” peaked high on the Billboard Hot 1oo chart in May of 2019. Signed to Atlantic Records x Warner Nashville, the singer also has songs “Waste Of Lime,” “Bad Advice,” and newest single “Wishful Drinking” with Sam Hunt under her belt.
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Lily Rose: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
Shy Carter: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
Avery Roberson: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
Heath Sanders: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
Ingrid Andress: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook