MI2N
Music Industry News Network
FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 02-14-2014

Darlene Bailey Embraces Acclaim For Debut Album, Wrenches And Rags

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.darlenebailey.com/
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Darlene Bailey of Westford, MA, has had a long and unique journey with her passion for music and eventual music career. Her distinct blend of folk, blues, country, soft rock and standards spans many generations and appeals to a wide range of audiences and critics, particularly with her 2011 debut, Wrenches and Rags.

Darlene began playing music and writing as a preteen as a favored way to express herself. She even admits that as a teenager, her guitar was like another appendage. In her 20s, career and family responsibilities took over, and she didn’t play for several years. She picked up music once again in her 40s and realized how important music was to her life. She eventually chose to leave the corporate world behind to focus on her music full time.

Darlene recorded and released her debut full-length album Wrenches and Rags in May 2011, which includes a number of popular singles, including “Song for TJ,” “Ricky Rudd My NASCAR Stud,” and “Meeting Howard.” She’s also written many new songs since the album’s release, though she has not yet made it back into the recording studio to officially share them with her fans.

Darlene’s music has been well-received, particularly since the release of Wrenches and Rags in 2011. Her songs have been voted in WOSRadio’s monthly top 10 every year since then, as well as plenty of annual successes: “Meeting Howard” at #24 and “Hello, Old Bureau” at #43 in 2011 and “Song for TJ” at #3 and “Ricky Rudd” at #20 in 2012 (2013 annual statistics not yet available).

Other successes include positive reviews, such as a review in the December 2013 issue of Metronome Magazine and an honorable mention in a December 2013 holiday song contest among over 1,000 entries. On New England Cable News, four of her songs have been featured in their local artist segment.

Darlene will also contribute her track “Wrenches and Rags” to WiFi PR’s Indie Anthems Vol. 5, which is a digital mixtape of fresh talent from around the world. The mixtape will be handed out on a limited number of download cards at Coachella in April 2014.

Darlene has cultivated her sound from a wide range of musical influences, such as Eva Cassidy, Bonnie Raitt, Joni Mitchel and Fleetwood Mac, and she is often compared to Emmylou Harris, Rita Coolidge, Janis Ian, Judy Collins and Suzanne Vega. As for inspiration for her music, she places a lot of importance on the lyrics and their musical story, and she is moved to write by the thoughts, emotions and experiences of her life and those close to her. This has included anything from a more than a century’s old bureau from her grandparents’ home to the unique relationship and partnership of her beloved parents.

Darlene has fiercely dedicated herself to live shows and already has over 130 booked for 2014. These include many private shows, such as at assisted living, healthcare and rehab facilities, as well as public performances at coffee houses, restaurants and clubs. A couple of her public shows on the books include performances at The Java Room in Chelmsford, MA, on both Jan. 4th and May 9th.

Her music is available for purchase at her public performances as well as Sherman’s Stationary in Boothbay Harbor, ME, Maine Crafts Association in Gardiner, ME, and Donelan’s Supermarket in Littleton, MA. You can also find her music available to order online at CD Baby.

Darlene also generates enough buzz and news to create a bimonthly newsletter that can be found on the “Press/News” tab on her website.





Darlene Bailey (Frankie & Johnny Cover) VID



http://youtu.be/_CLOPdKR_tg





About Darlene Bailey Music

Wrenches and Rags (2011)



Website: http://www.darlenebailey.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DarleneBaileySingerSongwriter

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarleneBailey99

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/DarleneBailey99

ReverbNation: http://www.reverbnation.com/darlenebailey1



Media Contact:

Alisa St. Rock

WiFi PR Group

800.614.6473 Ext.1

wifiprgroup@gmail.com

www.wifiprgroup.com



About WiFi PR Group

WiFi PR Group, www.wifiprgroup.com, based in Los Angeles, CA, is an innovative marketing force in the interconnecting worlds of Philanthropy, Business and Entertainment. Specializing in digital publicity and branding, WiFi PR works closely with its clients to create business to business and business to consumer campaigns.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Let's Rock This Game! Music Marathon Rocks China

Aminita Satori Releases "Where Language Fails" As Intellectual Stoners Rejoice

"Musicians At Play" Foundation Debuts With First Concert - "The Vintage Masters Of Swing" Headlines The Broad Stage In Santa Monica On June 13th

Chinese Rockers Second Hand Rose To Perform Paleo Festival, One Of Europe's Largest Music Events

ArtistMax To Present Three-Day Artist Development Sessions At LA’s Legendary Village Studios

Piece Of The Rack: Eventide H3000 Factory Plug-In $150 Off

IQzic Music Discovery Platform Now Open To All

Eventide Announces H9 Max Spring Giveaway



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» IFPI Publishes Digital Music Report 2015
» IConnectivity Releases IConnectAUDIO4+
» UMG And Class Action Attorneys Propose Settlement Agreement On Digital Download Royalties
» CMT Announces Plans To Produce Its First-Ever Music Video For An Artist
» Fair Play Fair Play Act Introduced To Address Musician And Label Compensation
» Outline Names Luca Giaroli Business Development Manager
» Overstock.com Rocks Style With Live Bret Michaels
» The 20th Annual USA Songwriting Competition Accepting Entries
» Through Trials And Tribulations, New York Rock Outfit THE ROYAL GUARD Set To Debut Powerful Sophomore Album
» Canadian Singer/Songwriter Billy Grima Signs With MTS Management Group


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» INTRO Electronic Music Festival: Interview With DJ Weng Weng
» VUE Audiotechnik Establishes VUE China
» March 28, 2015: A Black Day For Yaogun (Chinese Rock)
» Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China
» Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment
» Rock In Rio Teams With Fanstang To Stream Festival In Mainland China And Integrate Chinese Music Into Future Shows
» Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
» Inside All That Matters: John Cappo, CEO, AEG China
» Inside All That Matters: Shen LiHui, Founder, Modernsky Entertainment
» Inside All That Matters: Marc Vincent, President, Sennheiser Greater China
» ReverbNation And SESAC To Nurture Emerging Artists
» Veteran Chinese Rocker Wu Tong Presents "Song Of The Sheng"

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.