12 Cocktails of Christmas Featuring Abbi Scott; Recently Released Her New EP “This. Is. Me.”
What’s your favorite Christmas memory?
My favorite Christmas memory is of Christmas Eve - when all of my family gets together and all the cousins would pick their favorite song to sing…kinda like our own version of a talent show!
What’s your idea of a good Christmas Dinner?
My favorite foods are southern cooked staples. I love mashed potatoes, corn, green bean casserole, turkey - all the good stuff. But, I also love my family’s spin on Christmas because we are Italian. My mom always makes her famous Lasagna and my dad makes an Italian classic, Bagna Cauda, (a really yummy dip served with cabbage and bread).
Do you have a favorite Christmas album?
I would say it would have to be Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas.”
Do you have any favorite traditions of favorite movies for the holiday season? One of my all-time favorite movies during the holiday season would be The Polar Express - it brings me so much joy. A favorite tradition would have to be decorating the Christmas tree with my mom and her letting me hang all my favorite ornaments.
What’s been your favorite album of 2019?
My favorite would have to be Miranda Lambert’s “Wildcard.”
What are your hopes for 2020? Any exciting plans?
My hopes and prayers for 2020 is for my music to continue to grow and reach new individuals. I pray for the world to be a safer and kinder place in 2020 and for everyone to be nice to one another. I hope to do my part and continue to spread good vibes and good times with my music!
The holiday season brings the best parties and time together with friends and family. What is your signature cocktail recipe that you will be drinking/serving?
My signature cocktail this season will be a “Hot Bourbon Cider” because, of course, I’m a bourbon lover. All the recipe takes is Makers Mark Bourbon, Apple Cider, Cinnamon Sticks, Allspice Berries and Cloves. This is so tasty for all you Bourbon lovers.
Raised with mid-western charm in Clinton, Indiana, Abbi Scott has always had a passion for music. Growing up on traditional country and classic rock legends like Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Tesla and Motley Crue, Abbi has cultivated her own unique southern-rock sound over the years.
Abbi began singing at the age of seven, taking lessons and performing in vocal recitals. After winning a singing competition at age eight, Abbi knew she had found her calling. Throughout her teenage years, she continued to play for live audiences at county fairs, sporting events and other venues across the country. Abbi has opened up for several of country music’s biggest stars, including Luke Bryan, Lee Brice, Dierks Bentley, Confederate Railroad, Cole Swindell, Dustin Lynch, Josh Thompson, Jana Kramer, Trick Pony, Bucky Covington, Maggie Rose and more.
“I have never been nervous performing on stage - it just comes naturally to me,” Abbi explains. “The stage is home to me. I love to entertain, which goes hand-in-hand with singing and songwriting. I love being in front of people and making them happy with my music.”
Abbi moved to Nashville, TN in 2014 to study under some of the most talented songwriters in the business. In 2015, she released her first three singles - Flying, Got My Own Shotgun and Yesterday’s Daisies. After playing countless shows, including CMA Fest, Abbi released Love Wasn’t Ready for Me, co-written by Eric Paslay, in 2016.
In 2018, Abbi graduated from Lipscomb University where she served as the school’s CMA ambassador, following the footsteps of Dustin Lynch, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini.
Inspired by renowned musicians like Amy Winehouse and The Beatles, Abbi has recently been writing and recording new music with well-known producer Sal Oliveri. With the help of her mentor, Julian Raymond, Abbi has transitioned her sound into the edgy rock star vibe she’s worked so hard to attain. “I’ve never felt more myself than I do now. I’ve learned a lot from being in Nashville and I’m so ready for this next chapter of my career.”
Abbi continues to play famous venues across the country, proving her tireless dedication to the music industry has not gone unnoticed.