Alice Wallace

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California Country Records announced the release of Alice's latest single, Echo Canyon, on September 2nd. The song is now available for purchase on iTunes HERE

The website SavingCountryMusic.com released a review of the single to coincide with the release and said the new single: "creates the perfect setting and environment for Alice Wallace to showcase why she’s one of the most unheralded singers in independent country/Americana." Read the full review HERE

Wallace and her band took to the studio in July to record the single, which is a ballad set in the southwest that tells the tale of a woman whose fate finds her at the bottom of a steep canyon. Swirling harmonies and tribal-like rhythms enhance the imagery in the song co-written by Wallace and Dallas songwriter Andrew Delaney. Kirsten Proffit of LA-based California Country Records and Steve Berns at Fitting Room Studios in Los Angeles produced the song. The song features Tom Bremer on guitar, Jeremy Long on pedal steel, Austin Callender on bass and Josh Huppert on drums.

 "I wrote this song with a great songwriter friend of mine in Dallas named Andrew Delaney,” said Wallace. “He had mentioned to me that he’d always wanted to write a song about yodeling in a canyon, but he had never known a singer who could sing the yodels. So we started brainstorming ideas about yodeling in a canyon - namely, why would one be yodeling in a canyon? The story we came up with is a dark one, and for the yodeling section, I wanted to bring attention to how much a yodel can sound like the yips and cries of a coyote. After spending so much time touring the southwest the past few years, it has become familiar territory and it was so much fun to create a song with that brings to life that atmosphere of the rural southwest. “

The release of the single/video has been timed to announce Alice Wallace’s official showcase during Americanafest 2017. The Americana Music Association named Wallace among the first round of artists chosen to showcase during the Americana music festival and conference, a gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN.

Wallace’s official showcase takes place Wednesday, September 13th at The 5 Spot at 11 p.m. 1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, TN 37206. Limited tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the show, but to ensure entry, festival passes start at $75 at can be purchased at the Americana Music Organization website.

Wallace will also be playing The California Country Social on Thursday, September 14th at 7:30 pm at Fond Object Records. The social is an official showcase sponsored by California Country Records and The Alternate Root Magazine and headquartered at 1313 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37216. On Friday, September 15th Alice Wallace will be sitting in with Libby Koch at Bobby’s Idle Hour at 10 pm located at 1028 16th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212.

Named Best Country/Americana artist by the LA Music Critic Awards for the first half of 2016, Wallace has been touring the country for 3 years, collecting accolades and fans all along the way. Her most recent album, Memories, Music & Pride, was released on California Country Records. The album was listed among the Top 20 albums of 2015 in the OC Weekly, and was named Best Country/Americana album (female) in the LA Music Critic Awards 2016. 

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