Rissi Palmer performs at American League championship game
Friday, October 12, 2007
– Newcomer Rissi Palmer will perform the National Anthem and "God Bless America" at Game 4 of the American League Championship Series Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Cleveland, where the Indians will play the Boston Red Sox. The game will be nationally televised on FOX at 8 p.m. eastern.
Palmer is also scheduled to perform the National Anthem at several upcomng National Football League games, including Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Miami Dolphins /New England Patriots game in Miami and on Sunday, Oct. 28 when the Carolina Panthers host the Indianapolis Colts in Charlotte.
Palmer's self-titled debut album is scheduled for release Tuesday, Oct. 23 on 1720 Entertainment Nashville, distributed by Koch. "Country Girl" is her first single and is presently climbing the country singles charts.
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