Nikki Briar and the SweetBriar Band!
- April 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Garden State Cowgirl is here to rock your world! A taste of country, a lick of rock is what hot, sassy, country rocker Nikki Briar brings to every performance. She will get your boots stompin and hands clappin, guaranteed!!! Nikki Briar – defined as NJ’s hardest working country artist as of 2011, sliding herself into the hearts of fans all over the nation and world! While performing over 200 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 the tri-state area including Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Massachusetts. Briar recently headlined at the legendary Stone Pony and has opened up for national and international acts such as Parmalee, LoCash Cowboys and Big Country and will be performing with country superstars Tim McGraw, Toby Keith ad Keith Urbran at the 2015 TASTE OF COUNTRY music festival in New York,
Due to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Nikki has 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!
Briar’s second album (2013) entitled “Dancin’ in the Headlights.” This rockin album consists of 7 hand clappin, boot stompin rockers and 2 ballads that will melt your heart. Nikki wrote “Jersey Girl” and “Unknown Soldier” along with Nashville songwriter and talent, Mike Kuhl. These two songs are very dear to Nikki being a proud army wife from the Garden State. This sweet and sassy country rockin chick will definitely catch and hold your attention!
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.
Nikki is currently working on her next single “AIN’T JUST FOR THE BOYS” in Nashville and set to release by spring of 2015! Stay tuned for many things to come from this rockin country superstar! 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.
As always, we urge you to drink responsibly–please use a designated driver to make sure everyone has a fun and safe day!
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