A TASTE OF COUNTRY, A LICK OF ROCK! Hot, sassy, country rocker Nikki Briar will get your boots stompin and hands clappin, guaranteed!!! She has been named the East Coast’s hardest working female country artist as of 2011, sliding herself into the hearts of fans all over the nation and world! While performing over 220 shows a year, this Jersey Girl clearly has the heart of a country music superstar.
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 all over New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, as well as Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Massachusetts. Upon popular fan demands, she is currently planning a West Coast tour for 2016. Briar headlined at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ and performed with southern rockers BlackBerry Smoke at the Starland Ballroom in Sayerville, NJ. She has opened up for national and international acts such as Tim McGraw, Billy Currington, Parmalee, LoCash, Blackjack Billy, Outshyne, Steven Lee Olson, Meghan Linsey, Cassadee Pope, Blackhawk, Old Southern Moonshine Revival and Big Country. She was a 2015 featured artist at the TASTE OF COUNTRY music festival in Hunter, NY.
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.
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/triatholon. She is also a cohost on a popular veteran based radio show called PROJECT LIPS, created by HEART SONGS FOR VETERANS founder, Jill Pavel.
NEW RADIO SINGLE ALERT!!! “AIN’T JUST FOR THE BOYS” EP fall of 2015! The first single of the this new EP, “FREE FROM THE DEMON”, is now available on iTunes and everywhere else for download.
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.
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. 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 “Camp Southern Ground” by Zac Brown Band. 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!
She recently became the cohost of a Scorpion Radio Group’s weekly radio show entitled PROJECT LIPS, developed by Heart Song for Veterans founder Jill Pavel. 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!
Stay tuned for many things to come from this rockin country superstar!
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