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Straight Outta Texas – The Up and Coming New Face of Country Music

Straight Outta Texas – The Up and Coming New Face of Country Music
Blessed with a voice that walks the line between classic country and contemporary pop and a genuine talent for songwriting, Mickey Guyton became a rising country star in 2015 when her debut single began making its way up the radio airplay charts …
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Texas Birthday Bash features all-star lineup
Nelson's performances are considered high-energy and he has performed with Texas country artists Lee Brice, Randy Rogers Band, Jack Ingram, Kevin Fowler and many more. He has performed many times with Aaron Watson, who is closing the event …
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Jiminy Peak and Bromley Mountain Sponsors of The Full Tilt Boogie Music Festival August 22, 2015 Pownal, VT




Green Mountain Live! has announced Jiminy Peak and Bromley Mountain are sponsors of The Full Tilt Boogie to be held on August 22nd in Pownal, Vermont.

Tyler Fairbank, CEO of The Fairbank Group, which manages the popular ski resorts stated: “We are very pleased to be part of what will be an incredible day of music. The Full Tilt Boogie will be great for the region and a boost to the economy. The former Green Mountain Race Track is a hidden gem just waiting for the right event to awaken it. We are excited to show guests from Bromley and Jiminy just how great the Full Tilt Boogie is going to be. It’s going to be a win-win for everyone.”

The Full Tilt Boogie is a progressive, environmentally friendly music festival set in the green mountains of southern Vermont; 45 minutes from Albany, NY and 5 minutes from Williamstown, MA. Legendary Texas rockers ZZ Top and contemporary blues rock guitar slinger Gary Clark Jr. will co-headline alongside renowned and emerging artists including Buddy Guy, Blackberry Smoke, The Marshall Tucker Band, Trigger Hippy, The Wood Brothers, Albert Lee, Girls Guns & Glory, and more!

Green Mountain Live! spokesman Peter Barhydt stated: “We are very excited to have Jiminy Peak and Bromley Mountain as sponsors! These are two great regional ski resorts which attract people from throughout New England. Now we can offer those folks a reason to come to the region in August. It is going to be a great day: 17 bands, 3 stages and two great ski resort sponsors!”

The Full Tilt Boogie, produced by TTM, UMT PRESENTS and Green Mountain Live! is a family-friendly music festival offering convenient access to enjoy great music with outstanding acoustics in a breathtaking setting. The festival will use power generated by renewable resources. After arriving through secure gates, attendees can spread out with plenty of room to see the stage, hear the music, and enjoy the festival’s wide array of top food truck vendors and beer gardens.

Tickets for The Full Tilt Boogie on sale through Ticketmaster at http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004E86D679621B. Locally, they are available at Knapps Music Store, 417 Main Street in Bennington, VT and The Tasting Room on Route 7 in Pownal, VT. For more information on The Full Tilt Boogie and Green Mountain Live!, please visit http://www.greenmountainlive.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Green Mountain Live!

Green Mountain Live!, located at the Green Mountain Race Track on Route 7 in Pownal,VT is the home of premier music festivals and special events that will be offered throughout the summer and fall in a bucolic, rural setting in Vermont, conveniently located close to major cities in New England and New York. It has a vibrant history as the home of the former Green Mountain Racetrack. Known as “The Feel Good Track,” families from around New England would travel hundreds of miles to enjoy horseracing in the midst of Vermont’s incredible natural beauty. For more information, please visit http://www.greenmountainlive.com.

About Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is located in Hancock, MA., in the heart of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. In the winter months Jiminy is the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England. In summer and fall the Resort is home to Mountain Adventure including Mountain and Aerial Adventure Parks, the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride and and 13 Nights Haunt. Year-round, Jiminy offers on-mountain lodging options including a 102 one-bedroom suite Country Inn as well as two and three bedroom vacation homes and condominiums. Jiminy Peak specializes in meetings, events and conferences and offers an exquisite mountain setting for weddings. The Resort was the first in North America to generate power from its own 1.5 MW wind turbine.

About Bromley Mountain

Bromley Mountain, six miles east of Manchester, Vermont, boast 46 classic New England trails and glades on over 300 acres. Dubbed “Vermont’s Sun Mountain,” due to its exclusive southern exposure, the mountain features nine lifts – including a high-speed quad – several terrain parks, two dining facilities plus award-winning ski and snowboard schools and kids programs. In the summer months, Bromley’s “Vermont’s Summer Adventure” offers 23 rides and attractions including America’s most famous triple-track Alpine Slide, the longest 4-line ZipRider in the east, southern Vermont’s longest water-slide ride and Vermont’s first Aerial Adventure Park, featuring 63 tree-borne elements across five wooded acres.






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Sarantos releases a brand new music video for “A Child’s Mind” remembering the innocent childhood of an immigrant boy.


(PRWEB) March 10, 2015

Sarantos releases a brand new music video for “A Child’s Mind” remembering the innocent childhood of an immigrant boy.

Immigrants routinely flocked from Europe to America in the 1950s-70s in search of a better life. America was the land of opportunity and they pursued their dreams! Their story was a common one. Immigrants would seek shelter here and work hard, focus on their family and ultimately try to give their children a better life. Routinely, there was obvious discrimination and bias. While learning a new language was difficult, most managed to adapt to the United States culture and fit in, eventually learning the customs and language of their newly adopted home.

Even today, there are still many immigrants from all over the world such as Mexico, Europe and Asia who long to make the United States their new home. Sarantos new music video portrays the tale of an immigrant mom and son who travelled to the US and the son ultimately became successful and a doctor. Reminiscing about his homeland & mother and remembering the innocence of childhood years along with old friends makes for quite a compelling music video. The song fits perfectly and the story touches on many emotions to reveal yet again that Sarantos is not interested in making music videos without substance.

“This music video is about immigrants and the challenges they encounter every day,” says Sarantos. “Can you imagine leaving the comforts of your homeland and moving by yourself or with a spouse or child to go to a foreign land, not knowing the language and not having any money in your pockets? I can’t even imagine something that drastic! My parents were both immigrants and I recall the bias against them. They worked hard, bothered no one and only cared about helping me live a better life. Is there a cause more just or noble? America is still the land of opportunity. I have such a profound level of respect and admiration for any and all immigrants who legally try to make America their adopted home!”

33% of any music-related sales profits from this song are going straight to Feed My Starving Children.

Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and they ship these meals to nearly 70 countries around the world. Sarantos even participated in one of these packing sessions on a cold Chicago night last month!

Most people remember their childhood fondly. It is a simple time in one’s life when there are no limits. Imagine and remember a time when the days were care-free. The nights were full of stars and mystery. One’s imagination ran wild at the slightest provocation. Childhood is a time usually spent growing up while learning within the comfort of one’s family. However, not everyone has that chance. Some children grow up in abusive environments. Some children grow up without enough food and are often hungry or malnourished. That is an injustice.

Sarantos’ music has received rave reviews, and he relishes this chance to pursue his life long dream. Sarantos’ unique sound has been best described by industry insiders as “an emotionally powerful vocal style masterfully united with music that is a fusion of classic 80s rock blended with modern soft rock and pop music.”

Sarantos was nominated in 2014 for 2 awards for the 2014 International Music & Entertainments Awards, for the categories of “Rock Song of the Year” and “Pop Album of the Year.”

With recorded hits and new tunes waiting to be released every single month until the day he dies, Sarantos’ music screams success and stimulates an overdue conversation in the changing music industry. Sarantos’ loyal music fans continue to show their support by proudly showing off Sarantos merchandise and staying tuned into Sarantos’ daily down-to-earth and very real social media revelations. His songs are being broadcast every day on various radios stations around the world. Sarantos continues to do interviews around the world every single week and fans can listen in to some of them on his YouTube page. Let’s not forget his funny, sarcastic, witty and genuine music videos that leave his fans not knowing what to expect next.

There will be plenty of continued buzz throughout the year as Sarantos strives to release something for his fans every single week. Every year until the day he dies, Sarantos will release a new song on the 1st Tuesday of every month, a new music video on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, a chapter from his fiction/fantasy book on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, and a new Whiteboard video on the 4th Tuesday of every month. A new CD will then be released every November.

Sarantos has been writing lyrics since 4th grade and is passionate about the words he puts to the music. Music was always in his blood. Music was always a passion and much more than a hobby. Sarantos has written over 2,000 songs. Having undergone several personal challenges with Sarantos’ father passing away four years ago after a long hard-fought battle with lung cancer, dealing with personal health issues like asthma and allergies which affected his singing style, going thru life’s ups and downs, the timing was finally right. And so it began. Sarantos’ main motivation remains, however, to raise money for charity.

33% of any music related sales are going straight to charity.

Sarantos has always been inclined to help people in need and is proud to launch his music as a way to donate a portion of proceeds to charity, hopefully inspiring other artists to do the same. Just a few of the charities chosen so far include the American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, Make-a-Wish Foundation, American Heart Association, St Jude’s, Hellenic Academy, American Red Cross, Salvaton Army, Children’s Hospital of Chicago…

The website, Melogia (which in Greek means “with words”) was established by Sarantos, an aspiring singer and song writer.

*Because Sarantos wants his music shared throughout the world, fans can always find all of his songs, lyric sheets, videos and books on his website for free at https://www.melogia.com/music.html. He openly gives everyone the right to share his song mp3s for free with anyone they want via email or any of the social media platforms.

Sarantos Mission or Goal:

“My goal when you listen to one of my songs is very simple. I want you to feel the need to:

-Sing

-Dance or move to the groove

-Play the song over and over again”

Website

http://www.melogia.com

Sarantos’ Facebook artist page:

https://www.facebook.com/Sarantosmelogia

Sarantos’ Twitter:

http://www.twitter.com/sarantosmelogia

Sarantos’ Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/user/SarantosMelogia

Sarantos’ iTunes:

http://bit.ly/SarantosAppleStore