Carrie Underwood to Appear in CMA Songwriter Series in Boston

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Carrie Underwood to Appear in CMA Songwriter Series in Boston

Published on June 25, 2012 by Eric 'WizKid' Odom

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood will appear for the first time in the CMA Songwriters Series, which will return to Boston Tuesday, July 31 (7 p.m. Eastern) at Royale, a concert venue in downtown Boston’s Theater District.

“We first brought the CMA Songwriters Series to Boston last year and it was a huge success,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “We are so excited to have Carrie participating in this event. New England’s country music fans are in for an unforgettable night.”

“I’m so excited to be a part of the CMA Songwriter Series with Hillary, Luke, Brett, and Bob!” said Carrie. “Not only are they some of the most respected songwriters in Nashville, but I’m very lucky to call them my friends. It’s going to be a great night!”

Since her debut in 2005, Carrie has sold more than 14 million albums and amassed 15 No. 1 singles, seven of which she co-wrote , “So Small,” “All American Girl,” “Last Name,” “Cowboy Casanova,” “Temporary Home,” “Undo It,” and her most recent No. 1 song “Good Girl”  from her new album Blown Away (read our review HERE). The album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s all-genre 200 chart as well as Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, where it remained for five consecutive weeks. Carrie, who has co-hosted the CMA Awards with Brad Paisley the past four years, has won five CMA trophies including three consecutive CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Awards.

Joining Carrie will be Brett James (“Jesus, Take the Wheel” and “Cowboy Casanova,” both recorded by Carrie, “The Truth” recorded by Jason Aldean, and “Out Last Night” recorded by Kenny Chesney); Luke Laird (“So Small,” “Last Name,” “Undo It,” “Mama’s Song,” and “Temporary Home” all recorded by Carrie, “Baggage Claim” recorded by Miranda Lambert, and “Drink In My Hand” recorded by Eric Church); Hillary Lindsey (“Just a Dream,” “So Small,” “Jesus, Take The Wheel,” “Wasted,” and “Last Name,” all recorded by Underwood, “American Honey” recorded by Lady Antebellum, and “A Little Bit Stronger,” recorded by Sara Evans); and the evening’s host and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Bob DiPiero (“Southern Voice” recorded by Tim McGraw, “Blue Clear Sky” recorded by George Strait, and “You Can’t Take the Honky Tonk Out of the Girl” recorded by Brooks Dunn).

Tickets to the July 31 show are $50 for VIP seating, $39 for reserved seating and $25 for General Admission and will go on sale Friday, June 29 at noon ET. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Fans can avoid service fees by purchasing tickets at the Royale box office (279 Tremont Street) on Fridays between noon and 6:00 PM/ET. Tickets are non-transferable and will be available at the box office will call only. Purchasers must present a photo ID in order to retrieve their tickets.

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