Natalie Stovall and The Drive with Helicopter Crew on previous overseas trip
PHOTO CREDIT: Natalie Stovall and The Drive
Natalie Stovall and The Drive are preparing to travel overseas to entertain Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines serving abroad with the U.S. Navy. The band, in partnership with Navy Entertainment, will perform a series of shows in Asia this summer. This tour marks their sixth trip with Navy Entertainment. Previous stops have included the Middle East, Asia, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Stovall is the daughter of a retired Army Colonel, making each trip a personal mission for the Tennessee native.
“There is nothing like the shows we do for the men and women who serve this country,” says Natalie. “They are so grateful for us making the trip, and we are so grateful for their service. It is just an awesome atmosphere to play in.”
Natalie Stovall and The Drive has been named “Artist to Watch in 2014” by: Country Weekly, Billboard, Taste Of Country, Roughstock, Digital Journal, Music Times, and more. This summer, People included the band in their “Hey, Country Radio! Here are Six Women Whose Music You Should Be Playing” List and Rolling Stone proclaimed them a "Must-See Act at CMA Music Fest." The critically acclaimed band’s debut album, produced by GRAMMY winner Paul Worley (The Band Perry, Dixie Chicks, Lady Antebellum), is expected to release this year on HitShop Records. The lead track, “Baby Come On With It,” and an EP are available now at iTunes. The official music video for the song is available HERE.
ABOUT NATALIE STOVALL AND THE DRIVE: Natalie Stovall and The Drive are relentless road warriors, amassing over 200 dates each year across college campuses, clubs, and military bases around the globe. Natalie, a Tennessee native, has been playing professionally since she was 10 and performed everywhere from the White House to the Oprah Winfrey Show. A fiddle phenom, she made her Grand Ole Opry debut at the age of 12. Natalie Stovall And The Drive is led by multi-instrumentalist and powerhouse vocalist, Natalie Stovall, who has been selected as one of this year’s CMT Next Women of Country. The Drive includes drummer James Bavendam from Seattle, Chile’s Miguel Cancino on guitar, Zach Morse from Cheyenne, Wyoming on bass and vocals and Redding, California guitarist and vocalist Joel Dormer. For more information, visit www.nataliestovall.com and engage with the band on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
ABOUT NAVY ENTERTAINMENT: Navy Entertainment brings over 400 shows a year to the men and women of the US Navy and their sister services deployed around the world. Bringing a little bit of home to our service members stationed at sea and shore.http://www.countryschatter.com/2014/06/natalie-stovall-and-the-drive-ready-for-6th-trip-overseas-with-navy-entertainment/NewsPress ReleaseAsia,Baby Come On With It,Cuba,facebook,Guantanamo Bay,HitShop Records,Instagram,Middle East,Natalie Stovall and The Drive,Navy Entertainment,Twitter