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Sara Evans: Starting and Succeeding Again

By Kip Kirby – © 2011 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. – When Sara Evans released Real Fine Place in 2005, she had no inkling that it would be her last studio album for six years. If she’d known, she now admits, she might have panicked. After all, that’s more typically the space between new product releases measured in dog years. But sometimes life tosses you a curveball and plans can wash away. Just ask Evans. “When they told me it had been six years since my last studio album, I said, ‘It has not! There’s no way!’ The intention was always to continue forward as normal. But then a bunch of stuff happened. I got remarried, I moved to Birmingham and my kids and I had to completely start over: a new city, a new house, new friends, new school, new church, new stores, new everything. It delayed me working like I normally do on a record. Then in the middle of everything, I switched managers. Time gets away from you and you don’t realize how much has gone by.” Re-launching an artist after an extended break isn’t easy. Formats change, demographics shift, new … Continue reading

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Two Days Of Free, Open-To-The Public All-Star Concerts To Be Held During ACM Weekend On Fremont Street Experience Friday, April 1 & Saturday, April 2, 2011

Weekend Features Ronnie Dunn, Sara Evans, & Lee Brice New Artist Category Nominees And Special Guests The Academy of Country Music is hosting two days of all-star concerts at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas during The Week Vegas Goes Country™! ACM Weekend on Fremont Street Experience will feature newcomer category nominees, special guests and headliners Ronnie Dunn and Sara Evans performing on two different stages to crowds downtown.

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BRAD PAISLEY, ZAC BROWN BAND, SARA EVANS, LITTLE BIG TOWN, JOSH TURNER, EASTON CORBIN, THE JANEDEAR GIRLS, ASHTON SHEPHERD, AND CHRIS YOUNG ADDED TO LIST OF PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2011 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

NASHVILLE – Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Brad Paisley and New Artist of the Year Zac Brown Band join Easton Corbin, Sara Evans, the JaneDear girls, Little Big Town, Ashton Shepherd, Josh Turner, and Chris Young as the next group of performers announced for the Nightly Concerts at LP Field during 2011 CMA Music Festival, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

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