Twangy vocals, a no-nonsense attitude, and hit country singles have made Ashton Shepherd one of country's up and comers. When she is not touring or producing music, she is farming the same land that her family has lived on for decades and raising her five-year-old son, James. Luckily for fans, Ashton Shepherd tour dates are scheduled periodically in support of her sophomore album and its lead single, "Look It Up".
The Coffeeville, Alabama native never had her sights on Nashville or pop-country. She began performing at local talent shows when she was five years old. She released her first album independently at age fifteen with financial help from her parents. She got her shot when she won a local Alabama contest in 2006 and was awarded the opening slot for country veteran Lorrie Morgan's local performance. At the concert, Shepherd was discovered by a scout for MCA Nashville and she was signed to a major label deal in 2007.
Ashton Shepherd was quick to release her debut single, "Takin' Off This Pain", which featured this sassy southern belle singing "I've got a cold beer in my right hand" on the chorus. She finally released her major label debut album Sounds So Good in 2008 and it immediately debuted in the top twenty of the country charts. In addition to the lead-off single, the album featured her second single "Sounds So Good", both of which reached the upper reaches on the country charts. Ashton Sheperd tour dates were scheduled nationally to promote her record and she made her debut at the Grand Ole Opry in 2007. In a style similar to Miranda Lambert, her twang and sass hit a chord with critics and fans. Her honest and clever lyrics about love, heartbreak, and cheaters resonate with country fans. The Wall Street Journal hailed her as a new Loretta Lynn with the Entertainment Weekly comparing her to Taylor Swift.
Ashton Sheperd is currently riding high on the country charts with her most recent single, "Look It Up". With a catchy hook and Sheperd's signature sassy rhymes, the single has raced up the country charts since its release. Sheperd is planning to release her sophomore set Where Country Grows in July 2011 off the buzz generated from the single. In the meantime, Ashton Shepherd tour dates are scheduled periodically throughout 2011. With her attitude and honky-tonk class, Sheperd certainly has next on the country charts. Don't miss out on this rising starlet when she comes to town. Use Eventful as your source for Ashton Shepherd tour dates and concert schedule information.
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