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Country Star - Nikki Briar - Celebrates Her Birthday on the GingerNewYork TV Show New York City
Host Ginger Broderick Invites Her Favorite Country Cowgirl - NIKKI BRIAR - To Perform Hits From Her New EP "Free From The Demon". Nikki Briar will Open Soon for Chase Bryant. GNY Friday May 20th, MNN TV Studies. Time Warner HD Channel 1993. 2pm
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 and tours various states such as New Jersey, New York, Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, the Carolinas, Connecticut and Massachusetts. She is currently planning a West Coast tour to Texas and California. Briar has headlined at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ and performed with southern rockers BlackBerry Smoke and Chris Janson at the Starland Ballroom in Sayerville, NJ. She has opened up for national and international acts such as Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, Parmalee, LoCash, Cassadee Pope,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.
NEW EP "FREE FROM THE DEMON" debuted on itunes March 2016 with 4 country rock songs and one ballad. This EP was featured on the HOT NEW COUNTRY page on itunes next to Kane Brown, Randy Housser and Granger Smith. It is climbing the charts and has been popular with fans and on the radio.
Photo Credit: Anthony S. Fiore Jr.
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. She now has an official line dance going viral on YouTube choreographed by the talented Matt Thomson of Monteray Ent.
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.
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. She is also a cohost on a popular veteran based radio show called PROJECT LIPS, created by HEART SONGS FOR VETERANS founder, Jill Pavel. Nikki is also proud to join the 89.1WFDU Kickin it Country
Due to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Nikki devoted her time and talent in developing a touring hurricane benefit concert series called "Rock Those Jersey Blues Away," which to date has raised over $10,000 for various organizations helping people, animals, and businesses in need all over the Garden State and continues to date. As a proud Army wife, Briar works with an organization called "Heart Songs for Veterans" were proceeds of her songs are donated to various military charities and other groups such as the US War Dog Association. The SweetBriar Band and Nikki enjoy rockin' out at various venues from casinos and music festivals to line dancing events and rodeos. What makes Briar unique from other artists is that she instructs line dancing at all her shows, so whether you are a beginner or an advanced dancer, be prepared to get up and move!
Project Lips highlights various military charity organizations, honors veterans and features music from artist's such as Nikki who dedicate their songs to the charity HEARTS SONGS FOR VETERANS, where proceeds of song downloads are donated to military charities. Check out PROJECT LIPS at www.projectlips.com (Source: Mike Kuhl)
July 7th 2016
Nikki Briar and the Sweet Briar Band will be opening for Chase Bryant at the Meadowlands State Fair in NJ.
For More Information:
Official Website: http://www.nikkibriar.com
The GingerNewYork TV Show wants to wish Nikki Briar "Happy Birthday" on May 23rd!!!
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the "Kool Kats…Gotham Nights" greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick's unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Time Warner Cable Channel 34 and HD Channel 1993, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST. It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website, www.mnn.org, Channels 1 and 5.
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Photo of Ms. Broderick Courtesy of Rasheem Morris
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