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For Old Dominion, "Some People Do"

Friday, May 3, 2019 – Old Dominion released a new single, "Some People Do," today.

The soul-baring track about redemption and second chances presumably will be on the band's next release. The song follows the current single "Make It Sweet," which went number one earlier this week on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts.

Old Dominion front man Matthew Ramsey said, "We pushed ourselves to be more raw and vulnerable with our songwriting on this album. It's a side of us we haven't shown as blatantly on our other projects. 'Some People Do' is very emotional and personal. Quite honestly, it's a little scary to put out into the world. But in the end, part of our job as songwriters is to tell the truth, even if it's hard to go there."

The band returns to Nashville tonight with a sold-out performance at Ascend Amphitheater. Make it Sweet tour dates are:
May 3 - Nashville - Ascend Amphitheater ^*
May 8 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - Scotiabank Centre #%
May 10 - Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada - Avenir Centre #%
May 12 - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada - Mile One Center #%
May 17 - New York, NY - Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden ^*
May 18 - Philadelphia, PA - Skyline Stage @ The Mann ^*
May 19 - New York, NY -- Webster Hall
May 23 - Portland, ME - Thompson's Point ^*
May 24 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion ^*
May 25 - Farmingville, NY - Brookhaven Amphitheater ^*
May 31 - Virginia Beach, VA - Patriotic Festival !@
June 1 - Trenton, NJ - CURE Insurance Arena
June 8 - Columbus, GA - 2019 Denim and Diamonds
June 9 - Nashville, TN - CMA Music Festival
June 13 - Windsor, Canada - Caesars Windsor ^
June 15 - Winsted, MN - Winstock Country Music Festival
June 16 - Santa Rosa, CA - Country Summer Music Festival
June 21 - Manhattan, KS - Country Stampede
June 22 - Camdenton, MO - Ozarks Amphitheater
June 28 - Dauphin, Canada - Dauphin's Countryfest
July 5 - Avon, OH - Avon Hot Summer Nights Country Music Festival
July 6 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Countryfest 2019
July 10 - London, Canada - Rock the Park Music Festival
July 12 - Rhinelander, WI - Hodag Country Festival
July 13 - Chicago, IL - Windy City Smokeout
July 20 - Brooklyn, MI - Faster Horses Festival
July 24 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheater
July 25 - Paso Robles, CA - California Mid-State Fair
July 27 - Hillsboro, OR - Washington County Fair
Aug. 1 - Redmond, OR - Deschutes County Fair
Aug. 3 - Camrose, Canada - Big Valley Jamboree
Aug. 4 - Merritt, Canada - Rockin' River Music Festival
Aug. 9 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair
Aug. 11 - Billings, MT - MontanaFair
Aug. 15 - Springfield, MO - Illinois State Fair
Aug. 17 - Thornville, OH - Country Jam and Campout
Aug. 24 - Morgantown, WV - Wild and Wonderful Country Fest
Aug. 11 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater
Aug. 12 - Salt Lake City, UT - Utah State Fair
Aug. 14 - Central Point, OR - Jackson Country Expo Amp
Aug. 15 - Airway Heights, WA - Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Aug. 19 - Puyallup, WA - Washington State Fair
Aug. 21 - Pomona, CA - LA Country Fair
Aug. 26 - Bloomsburg, PA - Bloomsburg Fair
Oct. 4 - Stockholm, Sweden - Nalen ^
Oct. 6 - Berlin, Germany - Astra Kulturhaus ^
Oct. 7 - Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall ^
Oct. 8 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg ^
Oct. 10 - London, England - Hammersmith Apollo ^
Oct. 12 - Belfast, Ireland - Waterfront Hall ^
Oct. 14 - Manchester, England - Albert Hall ^
Oct. 15 - Birmingham, England - O2 Academy Birmingham ^
Oct. 16 - Glasgow, Scotland - O2 Academy Glasgow ^

Guests include:
Jordan Davis ^
Morgan Evans +
Mitchell Tenpenny*
Michael Ray >
Carlton Anderson & The Washboard Union #
Jason Benoit %
Morgan Evans !
Brandon Lay @
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Happy Endings CD review - Happy Endings
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Meat and Candy CD review - Meat and Candy
Old Dominion may be releasing its full-length debut, but this quintet is not filled with newbies. Lead singer Matthew Ramsey co-wrote "Chainsaw" for The Band Perry and with band mate Trevor Rosen penned Craig Morgan's "Wake Up Lovin' You" and Dierks Bentley's "Say You Do." Rosen also co-wrote Chris Young's "Neon," Blake Shelton's "Sangria" and The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two," while Brad Tursi wrote Tyler »»»
Old Dominion EP CD review - Old Dominion EP
In 1970, Conway Twitty opened a song with the immortal lines, "Hello Darlin'/Nice to see you." In 2014, Old Dominion opened a song with the not-yet-immortal lines, "Hey girl/Wassup?" Such is the evolution of country. Based out of Nashville, Old Dominion has released its debut EP right when the lines between country and every other musical genre are at their blurriest. The band takes advantage, mixing in a dose of rap, pop and Southern rock over the course of the six songs. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Carlile goes from excellent to memorable musical event – The last time Brandi Carlile came through town, she was promoting 2018's "By the Way, I Forgive You," which would deservedly go on to win the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. This time out, Carlile performed fewer songs from that strong effort, which amounted to a more well-rounded live overview of her career to date.... »»»
Concert Review: Tuttle does well by coming home – Molly Tuttle has won kudos for her acoustic guitar playing. So much so that she's captured the IBMA award for Guitarist of the Year, the first female to win that acclaim from the bluegrass organization. But it's not so much Tuttle's guitar playing that stood out live. Yes, that serves her well for sure. But it's more that her... »»»
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