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TX Country/Rocker Susan Hickman Makes Music City Debut, 6/ 11 @ Cadillac Ranch
Texan Susan Hickman Brings Her Own Brand Of Country/Rock To Her Music City Debut At Cadillac Ranch On Friday, June 11

"Her fiery version of 'Whipping Post' is burn-the-stage-down hot."

- ROOTS MUSIC REPORT



"Her delivery (is) as sure and true as an arrow on 'Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over.' The throaty breaks in her performance are perfect for the heartache in this finely-crafted power ballad."

- Robert K. Oermann / MUSIC ROW MAGAZINE



Nashville, TN (May 18, 2010) -- Texan Susan Hickman brings her own brand of country/rock to her Music City debut at Cadillac Ranch (305 Broadway Street) on Friday, June 11, from 5:45 - 6:20 p.m. Hickman's powerful vocals have drawn positive reviews and strong spins for this indy artist. Recent media coverage includes: COUNTRY WEEKLY, DREAMWEST, MAVERICK, COUNTRY MUSIC PEOPLE, HOUSTON HOT COUNTRY, ROUGHSTOCK and inclusion on the CMA Close Up Who New To Watch In 2010 list.

Susan's been performing since her teens, and has found her niche with a style that hints at a range of influences from Janis Joplin to Carrie Underwood. Her current single,"Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over,"is currently showing strong movement on both the MUSIC ROW and European charts, and the singer has traveled over 2500 miles in the last month promoting the new record to country radio.

Hickman toured Germany, Holland and Switzerland in March, and she returns to Europe toperform at the23rd Annual Country Rendez-Vous Festivalin Craponne-sur-Arzon, France on July 25. Susan's shared the stage with Miranda Lambert, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, The Lost Trailers and Phil Vassar, and fans can expect an energetic show and special giveaways on June 11, as Susan delivers a set that will include everything from the fiery "Whipping Post," to her powerful and poignant new ballad. Both songs are from her upcoming CD, SUSAN HICKMAN, due for national release on July 20.

Enjoy Susan's music and get all the news at www.susanhickman.com or www.MySpace.com/susanhickman.

For interviews, email somuchmoore@charter.net or call Martha at 615-746-3994.

(Photo Credit: David Clements)












CMA MUSIC FEST 2010 -What The Grascals and Susan Hickman are up to
Wanted to let you know what my clients are up to during CMA Music Fest. Would love to have them included in your coverage. I look forward to hearing from you! Martha


THE GRASCALS - Two-time International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainers of the Year,The GRASCALS, land back in Music City after a whirlwind few weeks of touring with Hank Williams, Jr. on the Rowdy Friends Tour, as well as headlining their own shows. The genre-bending group (sponsored by MOBIL DELVAC) are busy promoting their just-released, fourth CD, THE FAMOUS LEFTY FLYNN'S. National media exposure this year includes: The Grand Ole Opry, GAC-TV, CMT, NPR's Mountain Stage, RFD-TV and SiriusXM'sTrack By Track with Kyle Cantrell and The Bluegrass Junction On Stage.The GRASCALS will headline the 23rd Annual Country Rendez-Vous Festival in Craponne-sur-Arzon, France on the July 23.

LIVE PERFORMANCES:
Sunday, June 13
2 - 2:30 p.m. - ACOUSTIC CORNER STAGE (Convention Ctr/ LIVE on 650 WSM-AM)
3:20 - 4 p.m. - COURTHOUSE STAGE



INTERVIEW AVAILS:
Sunday, June 13 / 12:15p.m. - 1:45pm (MEDIA ROOM)






SUSAN HICKMAN - This petite newcomer with the big voice has graced the pages of COUNTRY WEEKLY, DREAMWEST, MAVERICK, COUNTRY MUSIC PEOPLE, HOUSTON HOT COUNTRY, ROUGHSTOCK and was included in the CMA Close Up Who New To Watch In 2010.

She's been performing since her teens, and has found her niche in a blend of rocking, uplifting country that hints at a range of influences from Janis Joplin to Carrie Underwood. Her current single, "Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over," is showing strong movement on both the MUSIC ROW and European charts. Susan has visited a total of 32 radio stations and travelled nearly 2500 miles throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas promoting the new record. Hickman toured Germany, Holland and Switzerland in March, and heads back to Europe to perform at the 23rd Annual Country Rendez-Vous Festival in Craponne-sur-Arzon, France on July 25. The U.S. release of her SUSAN HICKMAN CD is expected in July. She's shared the stage with Miranda Lambert, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, Steve Holy, The Lost Trailers and Phil Vassar.



LIVE PERFORMANCE:
Friday, June 11 5:45 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. - Cadillac Ranch, 305 Broadway Street



INTERVIEW AVAILS:
Friday, June 11 / 10 a.m. to 1p.m. (VIP room/Cadillac Ranch- 305 Broadway)
Saturday, June 12 / 10 a.m. to 1p.m. (VIP room/ Cadillac Ranch - 305 Broadway)








Susan Hickman Wraps Leg 2 Of Radio Promo Tour For "Hell"
Susan Hickman Wraps Leg 2 Of Radio Promo Tour For "Hell"

Country Newcomer Logged 1400 Miles & Visited 24 Stations In Five Days



N ashville, TN (May 4, 2010) -- Country newcomer Susan Hickman has wrapped up the second leg of a radio promotion tour for her current single, "Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over." The petite blonde from Texas visited a total of 24 stations and travelled over 1400 miles during the combined outings, and hopes to have the chance to hit the road again soon. "Both of these trips have been incredible," says Hickman. "It's nice to spend a little time with the folks who are playin' my songs."

"Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over" is generating a positive buzz - not only at radio, but in the media as well. MUSIC ROW'S Robert K. Oermann calls her delivery "as sure and true as an arrow," while Allen Foster of SONGWRITER'S MONTHLY describes the track as "simply captivating."
The new single isn't the only one of Susan's releases creating a stir. Hickman's previous single, "Wrapped Up In Me," has been downloaded nearly 5,000 times in its first week on ReverbNation.

Photos from the road:

#1 Hickman, Jay McRae of KGFY / Stillwater, OK

#2 Dusty Edwards of KREK / Bristow, OK and Hickman

#3 Shane Oats of KITX / Paris, TX; Hickman; Chad Lindsey / KITX



Fans can log on to www.susanhickman.com for all the news on Susan.For interviews, email somuchmoore@charter.net or call Martha at 615-746-3994.



RADIO TOUR contact: Jay Karl Jensen 931-413-5585 or jkjb1p@aol.com. (Photos by Sharon Kay)







Susan Hickman Burns Up The Highway With Radio Promo Tour For "HELL"
Susan Hickman Burns Up The Highway With Radio Promotion Tour For "Hell"

New Single, "Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over," Impacting Radio Now

Nashville, TN (April 13, 2010) -- Country newcomer Susan Hickman is burning up the highway with a two-day, 13-station radio promotion tour in support of her latest single, "Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over." The tour kicks off in Susan's home state of Texas with an April 14 visit to KYKR (Beaumont) and the talented singer moves on to Louisiana with stops at KYKZ, KNGT (Lake Charles); KXKC, KMDL (Lafayette) and WYNK, WYPY (Baton Rouge). On April 15, Hickman picks things back up with a swing to Natchez, Mississippi's WQNZ, before heading back into the Pelican State with facetime at KJLO (Monroe); KXKZ (Ruston); KRRV (Alexandria); KLAA (Pineville) and KVVP (Leesville). For more specifics, go to www.susanhickman.com.

The new single is already generating phones and praise:

"Wow! She is ON on this song! The emotion pours from her voice like a waterfall. I think she has a beautiful silky smooth voice with just the right strength. Beautiful song with big-time sounding production that connects with listeners." Jarrett Jackson, KCJC-FM

"Country radio is looking for a voice to cut through all the sound-a-likes and Susan is it. A great song, a beautiful voice and an asset to every playlist it is on ... if it isn't already on your playlist, it should be." - Ted Cramer, WIFE-FM

"She's quite a vocalist, with a delivery as sure and true as an arrow. The throaty breaks in her performance are perfect for the heartache in this finely-crafted power ballad." - Robert K. Oermann, MUSIC ROW MAGAZINE



Recent media coverage for this Houston-based beauty includes a CMA Close Up Who New To Watch In 2010 spotlight (February/March) and a Listen Up! feature in Country Weekly. Hickman performed in Germany, Holland and Switzerland last month, including Berlin's prestigious Country Music Messe. She has shared the stage with high-profile acts like Tracy Byrd, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, Steve Holy, The Lost Trailers and Phil Vassar, and her music can be purchased at iTunes, CDBaby and www.susanhickman.com.



Fans can access all of Susan's tour dates and more music at www.MySpace.com/susanhickman.

RADIO TOUR contact: Jay Karl Jensen (931)413-5585 or jkjb1p@aol.com

For press materials, email somuchmoore@charter.net or call Martha at 615-746-7994.












"Susan Hickman Makes National Debut With "Tour De Force" Of Heartache & Recovery
Susan Hickman Makes National Debut With "Tour De Force" Of Heartache & Recovery

"Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over" Ships To Country Radio Today


Nashville, TN (March 1, 2010) -- Susan Hickman makes her national debut with "Hell Still Ain't Frozen Over," a tour de force of heartache and recovery that is sure to draw attention to this country newcomer. Hickman's passionate vocal is rich with inflection and nuance, and is the perfect vehicle for this powerful ballad written by hit-makers Bobby Pinson and Melissa Pierce. Produced by Doug Deforest (Todd Fritsch, Doug Spartz, Jonathan Edwards), the single is from her upcoming CD, SUSAN HICKMAN (4 L Clover Entertainment). The track ships to country radio today via CDX Vol. 494 and promoters will go for adds March 8.


Hickman has already made inroads on the international music scene. Now with a CMA Close Up Who New To Watch In 2010 spotlight (February/March issue) and a recent Listen Up! feature in Country Weekly, Susan makes the move to the national stage. "It's a very exciting time for me," says the petite 24-year-old from Houston, who heads to Germany, Holland and Switzerland this week for a 10-day tour (March 5-14).


Susan has been performing since her teens, and has found her niche in a blend of rocking, uplifting country that hints at a range of influences from Janis Joplin to Carrie Underwood. A consistent presence on the Texas regional music scene, she's shared the stage with Tracy Byrd, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, Steve Holy, The Lost Trailers and Phil Vassar.


Learn more about this engaging vocalist at www.susanhickman.com and at www.MySpace.com/susanhickman.


RADIO PROGRAMMERS- Download "Hell Still Ain't Over Frozen Over" directly from www.airplaydirect.com/susanhickman or contact: Jay Karl Jensen (931)413-5585 / jkjb1p@aol.com.


MEDIA- For MP3s and interviews, email Martha at somuchmoore@charter.net or call 615-746-3994.



(Photo Credit: David Clements)







"3 Star Texas BBQ Party" Finalizes March 5 - 14 European Tour
MEDIA UPDATE



"3 Star Texas BBQ Party" Finalizes March 5 - 14 European Tour


Radio & Television Appearances Added for Susan Hickman, Liz Talley & Jody Booth


Nashville, TN (February 16, 2010) -- The final tour schedule for the "3 Star Texas BBQ Party" reflects the addition of new club bookings in Germany and television/radio appearances in Holland. The Tour runs March 5 - 14 at a variety of venues, and a complete schedule is listed below.


SUSAN HICKMAN is known for a soulful, uplifting country voice that's sparked comparisons to Miranda Lambert to Carrie Underwood. Fans can hear her single, "Whipping Post" and learn all about this fiery, 24-year-old beauty at www.susanhickman.com.


LIZ TALLEY takes listeners back to the glory days of the Texas Dancehall when twin fiddles and steel guitars ruled the night. Her current single is the bouncy, tongue-in-cheek "Johnny Getting Out of Jail Barbeque," and fans can learn more at www.liztalleymusic.com.


JODY BOOTH's current single, "Gold Digger," is a country-as-dirt, two-steppin' tribute to "high-maintenance women. Fans can hear tracks from his upcoming CD, HEAVEN AND HELL, at www.jodybooth.com.


*FINAL* "3 Star Texas BBQ Party" TOUR SCHEDULE:



SWITZERLAND
DATES: March 5, 6, 7, 8
VENUE: Jolly Jamper, Bulach ZH / ACOUSTIC shows @ 20.00 each night

GERMANY
DATES: March 10, 11
VENUE: Rattlesnake Saloon, MUNICH, shows @ 20:30 each night

HOLLAND
DATE: March 12
VENUE: Country Festival with Bart van der Pol - Radio portion airs from 21:00 to 23:00 on RTV Katwijk and 106.8 FM. It can be heard throughout the Flower Region, The Hague, Leiden and Alphen aan den Rijn via live stream from www.rtvkatwijk.nl. The interview and performance will be televised at a later date.

GERMANY
DATES: March 13, 14
VENUE: 15th Annual Country Music Messe, BERLIN
Saturday, March 13, 2:30 4pm on Stars &Stripes Stage (Full Band) / (Samstag,13. Marz 2010 / 14.30-16.00)
Sunday, March 14, 2:45- 4:15pm on Bluebird Café Stage ( acoustic) / (Sonntag, 14. Marz 2010 / 14.45 - 16.15)



For interviews, email Martha Moore at somuchmoore@charter.net.












"Susan Hickman Is "One Of Those Who Makes It Up There" In Country Weekly Magazine


Susan Hickman Is "One Of Those Who Makes It Up There" In Country Weekly Magazine



Listen Up! Feature Offers Free Download Now Through March 1


Nashville, TN (February 15, 2010) -- Susan Hickman explains how classic rock, opera and religious music fueled her love of song and gave her the drive and desire to entertain in the Listen Up! feature of February 22's issue of Country Weekly (on stands today). The Texas beauty also gives the magazine's readers a sneak peek at her upcoming CD (SUSAN HICKMAN), with a free download of "One Of Those Who Makes It Up There." The track is available now through March 1 from www.countryweekly.com/freemusic.


"I grew up singin' in the choir," Hickman explains. "But there's been a lot of living 'in between' the church and the honky tonks and festivals where I perform now," the petite 24-year old says with a laugh. "And I've learned a lot along the way."


The singer will take that knowledge and her energetic stage show with her when she begins her first European tour next month. Billed as the "3 Star Texas BBQ Tour," Susan joins fellow entertainers Jody Booth and Liz Talley for 10-day tour (March 5-14) that covers Germany, Holland and Switzerland.

Fans can enjoy Susan's blog and hear more music at www.susanhickman.com and www.MySpace.com/SusanHickman, or purchase music at iTunes and CDBaby.
For interviews, email somuchmoore@charter.net or call Martha at 615-746-3994.



(Photo Credit: David Clements)


"3 Star Texas BBQ Party" Takes Tasty Mix Of Country To European Fans
"3 Star Texas BBQ Party" Takes Tasty Mix Of Country To European Fans

Houstonians Susan Hickman, Liz Talley & Jody Booth On Tour March 5 - 15

Nashville, TN (January 22, 2010) -- Houstonians and country entertainers Susan Hickman, Liz Talley and Jody Booth have partneredfor a "3 Star Texas BBQ Party" tour. The three solo artists will perform for European country music fans, March 5 -15, at a variety of intimate venues and at the prestigious Country Music Messe in Berlin.





SUSAN HICKMAN's music is a blend of rocking, uplifting country that's drawing comparisons to Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Allison Moorer. Susan's live shows are energetic, and she's shared the stage with Tracy Byrd, Jo Dee Messina, The Lost Trailers and Phil Vassar. She's released five European singles, including her recent Top 5 international hit, "Sunday Paper." Her current single, a re-make of the Allman Brothers' classic, "Whipping Post," showcases the bluesy side of this sultry-voiced singer. The track is from her CD, SUSAN HICKMAN, just released internationally in December.(www.susanhickman.com)



LIZ TALLEY, already a European favorite,takes listeners back to the glory days of the Texas Dancehall when twin fiddles and steel guitars ruled the night. A drummer since the age of 14, Liz has kept the beat for Tommy Cash, Wanda Jackson, Tony Booth and Barbara Fairchild. As a soloist, Liz h as opened for Mel Tillis, Eddy Raven, Gene Watson and George Jones. Her current single is the bouncy, tongue-in-cheek "Johnny Getting Out of Jail Barbeque" from her most-recent CD, MORE THAN SATISFIED. (www.liztalleymusic.com)







JODY BOOTH is creating a stir, not just in his native Texas, but in Nashville as well. His current single, "Gold Digger," is a country-as-dirt, two-steppin' tribute to "high-maintenance women - and the poor fools who love 'em." His upcoming CD, HEAVEN AND HELL, is a 12-track tour-de-force offering up the soul-baring truths of Kristofferson paired with vocal abilities reminiscent of Haggard or Jones. He humbly admits to opening for Willie Nelson, Tracy Lawrence, Jack Ingram and Roger Creager. (www.jodybooth.com)



The "3 Star Texas BBQ Party" schedule:

SWITZERLAND

DATES: March 5, 6, 7, 8

VENUE: Jolly Jamper, Bülach ZH / ACOUSTIC shows @ 20.00 each night



BELGIUM and/or HOLLAND

DATES: March 9, 10, 11 (TBA; check artists' websites for up-to-the-minute details)



GERMANY

VENUE: 15th Annual Country Music Messe, BERLIN (March 12, 13, 14)

SHOWS: March 13, Stars &Stripes Stage (Full Band) @14.30-16.00

March 14, Bluebird Café Stage (acoustic) @14.45 - 16.15



For more information on COUNTRY MUSIC MESSE, go to http://www.countrymusicmesse.de.

For booking, email dougdeforest2000@yahoo.com

For ARTIST INTERVIEWS, email Martha at somuchmoore@charter.net or call 615-746-3994.


Susan Hickman Gives Allman Brothers' Classic A Country Flavor
SUSAN HICKMAN GIVES ALLMAN BROTHERS' CLASSIC A COUNTRY FLAVOR

RELEASES "WHIPPING POST" TO INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCES

Nashville, TN (January 4, 2010) -- Susan Hickman gives an Allman Brothers' classic a country flavor with the release of "Whipping Post" to international audiences. The track was produced by veteran Doug Deforest (Todd Fritsch, Doug Spartz, Liz Talley), and members of the super-hot The Cuttin' Crew ( Tim Crouch-Acoustic Guitar/Fiddle; Mike Kennedy-Drums/Percussion; Robby Springfield-Electric & Steel Guitars; R.P. Harrell-Piano & B-3) complete the vibe.

Hickman, who cites Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood as influences, released "Whipping Post" to Texas audiences (via CD TEX) late last year, and the edgy track has generated numerous positive reviews:



"Whipping Post" is a smart choice as a single for Hickman as it shows off her sultry, smoky vocals that are reminiscent of sisters Shelby Lynne or Allison Moorer."

- Matt Bjorke, ROUGHSTOCK



"Fresh, modern country. I like it!" - Jacques Dufour, "Rockin' Boy Saloon" (France)



"Susan's vocals sound like a stronger and bluesyer kind of Gretchen Wilson. That's what I like!" - Johnny Da Piedade, Big Cactus Country Syndicated Show

Country music fans "across the pond" are already familiar with the Houston-based Hickman who has had four previous European singles, including her recent Top 5 international hit, "Sunday Paper." "Whipping Post" showcases the bluesy side of the sultry-voiced singer; the track is from her debut CD, SUSAN HICKMAN.

Details of a two-week European Tour will be released soon, and fans will enjoy her high-energy live performances.Stateside, she's already shared the stage with Tracy Byrd, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, Steve Holy, The Lost Trailers, Phil Vassar and Gretchen Wilson.

RADIO PROGRAMMERS who do not receive HotDisc's Rush Released Compilation can now download "Whipping Post" directly from www.hotdisc.net OR www.airplaydirect.com/susanhickman.

FANS can purchase Susan's music at iTunes, CDBaby & www.susanhickman.com.

FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS, contact Martha E. Moore @ somuchmoore@charter.net

(Photo Credit: David Clements)


Susan Hickman Spreading Holiday Cheer
Susan Hickman Spreading Holiday Cheer
Radio Promo Tour Continues Dec. 1 - 3

Nashville, TN (November 30, 2009) -- Houston-based Susan Hickman is spreading holiday cheer as she continues to promote her latest country single, "Whipping Post" with an in-depth radio promotion tour. By December 3, Susan will have covered 57 stations in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico and traveled 4,000 miles.

"It has been a fantastic experience," Susan says excitedly. "Everyone has been so kind!" Hickman's been blogging from the road, and is building a "monster" scrapbook full of memories.

Fans can listen to "Whipping Post," read Susan's blog and see her complete schedule at www.MySpace.com/susanhickman . For interviews, hi resolution photos, email somuchmoore@charter.net or call Martha at 615-746-3994.


Susan and legendary broadcaster Dr. Bruce of KFTX (Corpus Christi) share holiday stories.
(Photo Credit: Sharon Kay)


Country Rocker Susan Hickman Hits The Highway - First Leg Of Radio Tour NOW Underway
Country Rocker Susan Hickman Hits The Highway - First Leg Of Radio Tour NOW Underway

23 STATIONS In THREE DAYS Equals 1000 MILES

"Susan has a great voice. I love the power and control she has--- just awesome!" -Super Dave, KKRG/ Laredo

Nashville, TN (November 17, 2009) -- Country rocker Susan Hickman is on the road promoting her new single, "Whipping Post," at 23 stations over three days; covering a thousand miles across Texas and New Mexico. "I am so pumped," says the petite blonde. "I'm trying to get in as many visits as I can! It will be great to meet the guys and gals who are playing my record."

DAY #1 (TODAY): KVET (Austin); KNAF/KFAN (Fredericksburg); KDCD and KKCN (San Angelo); KBST (Big Springs); KHKX and KNFM (Midland).

DAY #2 (WED): KIXN (Hobbs, NM); KSEL (Portales, NM); KPAN (Hereford); KATD and KACV (Amarillo) and KFLP (Floydada).

DAY #3 (THURS): KQBR; KJDL and KLLL (Lubbock); KSNY (Snyder); KXOX (Sweetwater); KEAN and KBCY (Abilene): KRUN (Ballinger) and KXOE (Brownwood).

Her schedule is hectic, but Susan laughs off the notion of any hardship. "Are you kidding?" she asks. "I'll be taking pictures and blogging about every stop along the way."

For Hickman, the February '09 regional release of her debut country CD, SUSAN HICKMAN, marked the beginning of a journey down a road she's dreamed of for years. Her current single, "Whipping Post," is generating positive reviews, and Susan's booked through year's end. Hickman will stream her November 28 Rowdy Buck's show LIVE on her website, and will be featured in Texas Hot Country and That Nashville Sound in December.

Catch up with Susan and watch for her blog at www.susanhickman.com. For interviews, contact Martha Moore at 615-746-3994 or somuchmoore@charter.net.

(Photo Credit: David Clements)


Country Rocker Susan Hickman Makes Rowdy Buck's Show A Global Event For Fans On Saturday, November 28
Country Rocker Susan Hickman Makes Rowdy Buck's Show A Global Event For Fans On Saturday, November 28

Show to Stream LIVE @ www.susanhickman.com

Nashville, TN (November 9, 2009) - Texas country rocker Susan Hickman will take her edgy live show global Saturday, November 28 as she streams the show from Houston-area nightspot Rowdy Buck's Saloon beginning at 9:30 p.m. on www.susanhickman.com.

"The internet has given me some amazing opportunities to connect with my fans," says the tech-savvy Hickman. "This is something I've always wanted to do - and I'm excited to be connecting with a larger audience. It's the first chance for my fans outside of Texas to catch my live performance."

The twenty-four-year old, high-energy performer has already shared the stage with Tracy Byrd, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, Steve Holy, The Lost Trailers and Phil Vassar, to name a few. And, for reviewers and radio personalities nationwide, Susan is already "connecting" with her brand new single, "Whipping Post."

"It takes a lot of guts to cover a classic Greg Allman tune like "Whipping Post" and Susan Hickman delivers it with guts, grit, and a woman's blues soul!" - TX Rebel Radio Network

"Her fiery new single "Whipping Post" is burn-the-stage-down hot." - Roots Music Report

"'Whipping Post' shows off her sultry, smoky vocals that are reminiscent of sisters Shelby Lynne or Allison Moorer." - Roughstock

Hickman released "Whipping Post" in the wake of six nods in the First-Round 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominating Ballot for: Album of the Year (SUSAN HICKMAN), SONG OF THE YEAR (for "Wrapped Up In Me" - goes to writers Clayton, James, Monroe) and BEST NEW ARTIST. Additional first-round nominations include: Best Country Female Vocal Performance, Best Country Song ("Wrapped Up in Me") and Best Country Album (SUSAN HICKMAN, regionally released in February of this year).

FANS can purchase Susan's music at iTunes, CDBaby and www.susanhickman.com.

ROWDY BUCK'S INFO :6210 Lindstrom Rd. (Crosby) / 281-462.1731/ www.rowdybucks.com. Cover charge for Hickman's show is $ 5.Crosby, TX 77532

MEDIA: For interviews, email somuchmoore@charter.net or call Martha @ 615-746-3994.

(Photo Credit: David Clements)


"First-Round" Grammy Nominee Susan Hickman Hits Texas Market With " Whipping Post" Today
"First-Round" Grammy Nominee Susan Hickman Hits Texas Market With "Whipping Post" Today

NEW SINGLE DIGITALLY DELIVERED VIA CDTex & AirPlay Direct

Nashville, TN (October 19, 2009) - "First-Round" Grammy nominee Susan Hickman hits the Texas market hard today with her latest single, the Allman Brothers' classic "Whipping Post." The track will be digitally delivered by CDTex and AirPlay Direct, and radio programmers can download the single directly from www.cdtex.com or www.airplaydirect.com/susanhickman. The 24-year old beauty from Houston nails her own niche with a blend of rockin', soulful country that hints at influences ranging from Janis Joplin to Miranda Lambert. "I love this song," says Hickman. "To me, it's the epitome of the Southern Rock era meeting today's country/rock sound square on." Dueling guitars swap licks with Hickman's edgy vocal, bringing a near-frenzy of "live" sound to a soul-searing four minutes of gritty reality.

The track was produced by veteran Doug Deforest (Todd Fritsch, Doug Spartz, Jonathan Edwards), and members of the super-hot The Cuttin' Crew ( Tim Crouch-Acoustic Guitar/Fiddle; Mike Kennedy-Drums/Percussion; Robby Springfield-Electric & Steel Guitars; R.P. Harrell-Piano & B-3) hammered home the notes - and the vibe.

Hickman releases "Whipping Post" in the wake of six nods in the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominating Ballot for: Album of the Year (SUSAN HICKMAN), SONG OF THE YEAR (for "Wrapped Up In Me" - goes to writers Clayton, James, Monroe) and BEST NEW ARTIST. Additional first-round nominations include: Best Country Female Vocal Performance, Best Country Song ("Wrapped Up in Me") and Best Country Album (SUSAN HICKMAN). The nominated CD was regionally released in February of this year.

Susan has shared the stage with high-profile acts like Tracy Byrd, Jo Dee Messina, Kevin Fowler, Steve Holy, The Lost Trailers, Phil Vassar and Gretchen Wilson, to name a few.

FANS can purchase Susan's music at iTunes, CDBaby and www.susanhickman.com.

RADIO PROGRAMMERS can download the track from www.cdtex.com and www.airplaydirect.com/susanhickman, or by contacting Dorothea Ivey /Cabin Creek Promotions @ 830-253-8813or dorothea@cabincreekpromotions.com.

MEDIA: For additional press materials and interviews, contact Martha @ 615-746-3994 or somuchmoore@charter.net.

(PHOTO CREDIT: David Clements)




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