Neal McCoy Records Twelfth Career Studio Album

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Neal McCoy posing with arms crossed, wearing a big, friendly smileNashville, TN (August 29, 2011) – After eleven albums, over twenty-five charted singles, and countless fans across the nation, charismatic country music sensation Neal McCoy is back in the studio making music of a lifetime.  McCoy, who was named Entertainer of the Year twice by the fan voted TNN/Music City News Awards, will be releasing his highly-anticipated new album, ‘XII,’ in January 2012.   The new collection of 12 songs, which is being produced by Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Brent Rowan, marks McCoy’s 12th studio album, and his first with new label home, Blaster Records.

“Having Miranda and Blake involved in this project is ‘Huge’ for me. Not only do they have great vision, but they know when to have fun and when to get serious along with being Fantastic musicians,” says McCoy.
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WISCONSIN COUNTRY THUNDER MUSIC FESTIVAL JULY 21-24, 2011

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DARIUS RUCKER, EASTON CORBIN, SAWYER BROWN AND NEAL McCOY JOIN THE LINE-UP FOR WISCONSIN COUNTRY THUNDER MUSIC FESTIVAL JULY 21-24, 2011

Twin Lakes, WI – Country Thunder – Once again, Country Thunder Festival does not disappoint, proving with the latest additions to the line-up that it is a festival you won’t want to miss.

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Bringing the party right out of the gate, Sawyer Brown will be ready to entertain Thursday’s crowd with their infectious energy and will join Lady Antebellum to show the crowd that Country Thunder is back and better than ever, packed with an unrivaled line-up. On Saturday, 2009 CMA “New Artist of the Year” winner Darius Rucker and Country Thunder favorite Neal McCoy will both be joining powerhouse Martina McBride, a combination sure to keep the crowd on their feet. Sunday, Easton Corbin, who has taken country music by storm with his #1 hits “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It” will take the stage alongside Rascal Flatts, helping bring the festival to a close.

Taking place July 21-24, 2011, music fans can cowboy-up for a full 4-day general admission pass for the sweet price of only $99.00, this price valid until December 31st, 2010. That’s less than a hundred bucks for four hot headliners and a full weekend of amazing country music. Reserved and sponsorship packages are also available with added perks including preferred parking, and premium concert seating.

For the thousands of new and returning fans of Country Thunder, several tent and campsite options are available, offering primitive rugged to rustic and modern amenities. Check out our new website for all the information!
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Longview Country Star Celebrates Unsung Heroes in His New Book

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Neal McCoy's Book Cover for A New Mountain to Climb

A New Mountain to Climb

LONGVIEW, Texas – After eleven albums, over twenty-five charted singles, and countless fans across the nation, charismatic country music sensation Neal McCoy adds published author to his impressive resumé with the nationwide release of his first book, “A New Mountain to Climb,” based on his newest single by the same name.

When McCoy recorded “A New Mountain to Climb,” he says he thought of people who have inspired him and changed his life. From there, the idea for the book evolved.

Each chapter of the book illuminates the character of those McCoy refers to as his heroes, those who climb life’s toughest mountains through serious physical handicaps, relentless pain, the loss of someone dear, the end of a dream, or leadership under pressure.

Brimming with down-home humor and transparent insight, the book will compel others to find their own heroes – and then make a difference. The book showcases McCoy’s contagious optimism and unwavering belief that people are at their finest when they have a new mountain to climb.
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