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  1. Chely Wright On Mountain StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Nashville country star Chely Wright makes her debut on Mountain Stage , recorded live on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Wright's musical road has been full of highs and lows.

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  2. See Band of Heathens, Zach Schmidt's Rousing Chuck Berry TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | RollingStone

    Band of Heathens and Nashville singer-songwriter Zach Schmidt inadvertently paid tribute to the late Chuck Berry this weekend during SXSW, performing a rousing cover of "You Never Can Tell" at Austin's Hotel Van Zandt on Friday night. The rock & roll icon died on Saturday, March 18th at 90. "You Never Can Tell" - sometimes known as "C'est la Vie" - has seen its share of country covers, with Emmylou Harris, Chely Wright and Waylon Jennings all recording versions at over the years.

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  3. Tonight's Concert Picks: Church Girls at Ortlieb's, Caroline Reese at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... on the XPN Concert Calendar . Caroline Reese shows up a tiny bit up north tonight, playing an opening set for Chely Wright at the Sellersville Theater . This gig marks a warm-up for the country rocker's recently announced US tour , so hope to hear ...

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  4. Chely Wright, 'Elvis,' Rick Springfield, Richard Marx: Also PlayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Plain Dealer

    The best way to take your mind off the ups and downs of the thermometer - outside and in the political world - just might be a little live music. Chely Wright, Elvis and Rick Springfield are among this week's options.

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | 102.9 The New W4 Country

    ... Parker Millsap, Cheap Trick, Dr. John & the Nite Trippers, Drivin N Cryin, John Fullbright, Shawn Mullins, Chely Wright and many more. If the rowdy spring-break experience isn't your cup of beer anymore, graduate to 30A this year for friendly ...

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  6. On Stage: Wright, Fischer bring distinctive voices to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    Two very distinctive and very influential female vocalists will be performing in the area in December 3 - Chely Wright in Sellersville and Lisa Fischer in Bryn Mawr. Wright will be sharing the bill with the Amy Ray Band at the Sellersville Theater named her Top New Female Vocalist in 1995.

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  7. Quinn Sullivan, Lenny Clarke coming to Narrows in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... of upcoming performances. Doors open at 7 p.m. and shows start at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Friday, Dec 2: Chely Wright. Country music singer and outspoken activist Chely Wright shares material from her newest album, "I Am the Rain." Tickets ...

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  8. Catching up with Chely WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Chely Wright says she was ecstatic to hear her new album compared to classics by Carole King and Roseanne Cash. It's been six years since Chely Wright, a country singer known for hits like "Shut Up and Drive" and "Single White Female," came out as a lesbian.

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  9. Herndon's album reveals struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... he was gay as well, making them among the few openly gay male country singers. Herndon credited country singer Chely Wright, who came out in 2010, as paving the way for him and many others. Days after making the announcement, he was got a standing ...

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  10. Ty Herndon risked his career to come out, but hea s a fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... he was gay as well, making them among the few openly gay male country singers. Herndon credited country singer Chely Wright, who came out in 2010, as paving the way for him and many others. Days after making the announcement, he was got a standing ...

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  11. Ty Herndon risked his career to come out, but hea s a fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Republic

    ... he was gay as well, making them among the few openly gay male country singers. Herndon credited country singer Chely Wright, who came out in 2010, as paving the way for him and many others. Days after making the announcement, he was got a standing ...

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  12. Ty Herndon risked his career to come out, but he's a fighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... he was gay as well, making them among the few openly gay male country singers. Herndon credited country singer Chely Wright , who came out in 2010, as paving the way for him and many others. Days after making the announcement, he was got a standing ...

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  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    ... Parker Millsap, Cheap Trick, Dr. John & the Nite Trippers, Drivin N Cryin, John Fullbright, Shawn Mullins, Chely Wright and many more. If the rowdy spring-break experience isn't your cup of beer anymore, graduate to 30A this year for friendly ...

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  14. Chely Wright on Dark New Album and Why Trump Is a 'Monster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | RollingStone

    With her 2010 LP Lifted Off the Ground , accompanying memoir Like Me and subsequent documentary film Wish Me Away chronicling her coming out as a lesbian, Chely Wright – more accurately, country radio – effectively closed one chapter of her musical career. Thirty artists trade lines on Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You," John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" and Willie Nelson's "On the Road Again" While it took six years, during which time she and her girlfriend, music executive Lauren Blitzer, were married and Wright gave birth to twin sons, Wright has finally re-emerged with I Am the Rain , the follow-up to Lifted Off the Ground .

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  15. Album Review: Chely Wright, 'I Am the Rain'Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Folk Alley

    ... further into their careers. Rosanne Cash's Interiors and Jason Isbell's Southeastern both land there, as does Chely Wright's new -- and thoroughly stunning -- I Am the Rain . Produced by Joe Henry, the collection completes Wright's transition from ...

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  16. Out singer brings his country - f...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... be more authentic. I wanted to walk down the street with my partner, and I wanted people to know more about me. Chely Wright [an openly gay country singer] was great and she counseled me. I was prepared not to have a career in country music because ...

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  17. Interview: Chely Wright on her new album 'I Am the Rain' and surrendering to painRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Examiner.com

    We notice that your web browser is out-of-date. For the best experience on AXS.com please consider upgrading to one of the following: We see your preferred language is English , would you like to stay on English or switch to English ? With Chely Wright 's new studio album, I Am the Rain , the country vocalist allows herself to relive unimaginable sorrow and pain, in order to craft a compelling and authentic story for the listener.

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  18. Brad Paisley And Martina McBride Tweet Condolences To Craig MorganRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | WENN Blog

    ... praying for you and your family for the strength you'll need to get through this. We love you buddy!!" Stars Chely Wright and Rodney Atkins had previously posted they were "praying" after Greer was reported missing. At that time, a representative ...

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  19. Chely Wright, 'I Am the Rain' Album: Release Date, Special Guests RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | RollingStone

    Kickstarter campaign helped fund first new LP in five years, which features collaborations with Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell & Milk Carton Kids Chely Wright, who has been largely out of the music spotlight for the past five years, will release her first new album since 2010. I Am the Rain , due September 9th on MRI/Sony, is the follow-up to Lifted Off the Ground , the LP she released in conjunction with her memoir Like Me , which detailed her struggles as a closeted lesbian in the country-music industry.

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  20. N.Y. Times: Musicians Worry About Security In Wake Of AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | AllAccess.com

    ... to offset declining album sales. "It's part of the job description, really," said the country singer CHELY WRIGHT, who wrote on FACEBOOK after GRIMMIE's murder that she couldn't count "how many times I've been at the merch table signing and had a ...

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