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Sister Hazel New EP, Wind, Out Today! Band to Make Grand Ole Opry Appearance on September 12

"The new Sister Hazel EP “Wind” is aptly named… As soon as the melodies hit, you instantly feel like you’re on a road trip with the windows rolled down, wind blowing through your hair, singing along like you’ve known these songs your entire life. It’s the perfect soundtrack to transition from a carefree summer to a cozy fall."  Country Music Tattle Tale

“Overall, the EP "Wind" is a creative way to draw listeners into a thematic musical journey, which draws from a variety of emotions and visuals." Nashville Country Club 

"The EP "Wind" shows the maturity of the sound of Sister Hazel while still holding onto the traditional sound and emotional lyrics that have kept fans hanging on for over 20 years."Charleston Daily

"Wind" is an excellent new composition by Sister Hazel that solidifies their place in music history. Their unique sound and style has been updated to a genuinely delightful collection of songs that are sure to keep all fans, old and new, wanting more.” SC Music Guide

Platinum-selling band, Sister Hazel, released their new EP,Wind, TODAY. The six-track EP is the follow-up to their Billboard chart-topping EP, Water. The new EP is Volume II of a collectible compilation series titled, “Elements,” and includes a bonus seventh track that will continue throughout the series. Wind was produced by Sister Hazel and Ben Jackson and includes writer contributions from Billy and Randy Montana, Marti Frederiksen, Jim McCormick, and more. The new EP is available for purchase HERE and is also on all streaming services. To celebrate the release of the new music the band will make their third Grand Ole Opry appearance onWednesday, September 12. They will also be meeting fans and signing copies of their new EP, Wind, in the Opry Shop following the show. Tickets are available HERE.

With contributions from some of Nashville’s heavy-hitter songwriters, Sister Hazel embraces their roots and Florida music influences on Wind. Delivering exquisite musicianship and shining signature harmonies throughout, each song is a standout. From the upbeat, driving, “Come a Day,” and the comforting first single, “Small Town Living,” to the epic tender ballad, “In Two,” and the working man’s anthem, “Midnight Again,” the collectible EP is an exceptional addition to fan playlists. Watch the band discuss the stories behind the songs on NashVegas, Nashville Noise, and You Sing I Write.

Wind Track List:

1. "Come a Day" 2. "Small Town Living"  3. "Whirlwind Girl"  4. "In Two" 5. "You'll be Safe Here" 6. "Midnight Again"  7. "Elements II" (I'm Free)

Sister Hazel’s Elements: First There Was Water, Now Comes Wind. The album’s first track “Come A Day,” is sure to please their loyal fans, affectionately called Hazelnuts, as well as new listeners who are looking for a rocking, country song about getting through those hard times and the sweettomorrow when all the tough times will be over and you can savor life with your loved one. The Country Note

"This is some of the best work they have ever done, especially "Small Town Living" and "Whirlwind Girl.” New Country Brew

“With "Wind" you get again a fresh breeze of finest Sister Hazel compositions. And since life has a total of four elements, you may in principle be eagerly awaiting what Block, Copeland & Co. will soon have to offer in terms of 'fire' and 'earth' musical ideas." Sounds of South  

Sister Hazel On Tour:

09.07.18 - Lexington, KY - CTK Oktoberfest 09.08.18 - Clarksville, TN - McGregor Park Riverwalk 09.12.18 - Nashville, TN - Grand Ole Opry  09.14.18 - Gainesville, FL - Lyrics For Life An Evening For Making Music Matter   09.15.18 - Carteret, NJ - Carteret Park 09.21.18 - Waco, TX - The Backyard 09.22.18 - Grand Prairie, TX - Epic Central Park 09.23.18 - The Colony, TX - Lava Cantina 09.27.18 - Norwalk, CT - Wall Street Theater 09.28.18 - Warrendale, PA - Jergel's Rhythm Grille 09.29.18 - Bethel, NY - In The MKNG Festival 11.01.18 - Billings, MT - Pub Ballroom 11.02.18 - Great Falls, MT - 2018 Harvest Howl - Four Seasons Arena 11.03.18 - Seattle, WA - Nectar's 11.04.18 - Portland, OR - Revolution Hall 11.09.18 - Ponte Vedra, FL - Ponte Vedra Concert Hall 11.10.18 - Pompano Beach, FL - Grid Iron Grill Off - Pompano Beach Amphitheater 11.15.18 - St. Pete Beach, FL - St. Pete Beach BikeFest 11.16.18 - Bonita Springs, FL - Southwest Florida Event Center 11.17.18 - Kingsland, GA - Kingsland Catfish Festival 11.29.18 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City 11.30.18 - Memphis, TN - Minglewood Hall

About Sister Hazel:

Originating from Gainesville, FL, Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians whose well-spring of natural talent has been called "one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years" by Performing Songwriter Magazine. Song "All for You," topped the adult alternative charts during the summer of 1997 and the success propelled their album to platinum status. In their first showing on the country music charts they made a strong debut with “Lighter In The Dark” at #4 onBillboard’s Top Country Albums chart, #6 on Billboard’s Independent Albums chart, #30 onBillboard's Top Current Albums chart and #79 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The band landed on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart again in 2016 with “Unplugged From Daryl's House Club” at #75. In February 2018, “Water,” Volume I of a collectible compilation series titled, “Elements,” landed on the Billboard Country Albums chart at #9 and at #2 on Billboard’s Independent Albums chart along with making their debut on the most revered stage in country music, the Grand Ole Opry. Living up to their fan-centered reputation, the band was a pioneer in the themed cruise industry by co-founding "The Rock Boat" and annually hosts events like the “Hazelnut Hang,” and "Camp Hazelnut" that focuses on creating unique experiences and interacting with the fans. Sister Hazel has been equally attentive to connecting with their audience through social media having amassed over a million social followers. In addition to the events and touring, the band also gives back with “Lyrics For Life.” Founded by singer Ken Block, the charity unites musicians and celebrities for concerts and auctions to benefit cancer research and patient-care charities.


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