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SUNNY SWEENEY & WARD DAVIS + Tenessee Jet
Appearing Live at Moes Alley
Friday, May 4th
High On Honkey Tonk Tour
9:00 PM, Doors Open 8:00 PM, $15 Limited Early Bird Presale,

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Moe's Alley welcomes SUNNY SWEENEY & WARD DAVIS With Tenessee Jet as part of there "High On Honkey Tonk" Tour. 

ABOUT SUNNY- True to her Texas honky-tonk roots, Sunny Sweeney has never been a singer of what you'd call "soft" country songs — the kind you might turn to for easy comfort and or quiet Sunday afternoons with the family. Hell, you can tell just by the titles of her first two albums — Heartbreaker's Hall of Fame and Concrete — that she reaches straight for the hard stuff. So when this woman sees fit to name her third album Provoked, you better believe she's not about to start playing coy now. No, this is where the real hurtin' starts, and Sweeney's showing no mercy … least of all to herself.

"I've been through a lot in the last few years, good and bad, and this record is me for the first time actually coming to grips with the mistakes that I've made," says Sweeney. "And I have made a lot of mistakes. I was hell-bent that this album was going to tell that story."

The recurring themes in that story should be familiar to anyone well versed in the classic country cannon: temptation, cheating, adultery, divorce, broken hearts, and — sometimes — carrying on despite all of the above. On Provoked—produced by Luke Wooten—Sweeney's singing it all from first-hand experience, and she's not always singing from the perspective of an innocent victim, either. But as her song "Second Guessing" makes clear early on in the album's storyline, she's done making excuses, both for the damage done and for holding herself back from embracing a second chance at love and happiness. The end result may surprise listeners as much as it did Sweeney herself.

"I went from being in such a dark place, feeling like nothing positive could ever happen again, to being in an incredibly positive place," marvels Sweeney, who has not only moved on but also re-married. "I was so happy that I even wrote a love song, 'Used Cars,' which I'd never actually done before."

The uncompromising and seemingly fearless creative spirit that drives Provoked has been a constant throughout Sunny Sweeney's musical life. The Houston-born, Longview-raised Texas native may not have always known she wanted to sing and write country music for a living, but she grew up listening to it with her parents, and, throughout her college years, she began mixing her serious Merle Haggard addiction with a keen awareness of the booming regional Texas music scene. She graduated with a degree in public relations and spent the first few years of early adulthood trying to find her place in the "regular" working world, only to one day chuck caution to the wind, pick up her first guitar and decide — literally as over-night as one can commit to such life-changing personal dares — to try her hand at performing and songwriting. From that fateful moment, it was just a quick hop, skip and 10 years of busting her ass before she found herself in the Top 10 on the national country music charts and nominated for Best New Female Vocalist at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards.

ABOUT WARD- Ward Davis is an American Singer/Songwriter from Southeast Arkansas. Since moving to Nashville in 2000, Ward has written songs recorded by Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Wade Hayes, Sammy Kershaw and many others. While writing has always been a passion for Ward, his first true love is singing and playing. In early 2015, he teamed up with Grammy Winning producer Jim "Moose" Brown to record his first full-length album of original material. The album, "15 Years in a 10 Year Town," will include eight self-penned songs along with the Ed Bruce classic, "Old Wore Out Cowboys," a collaboration with Willie Nelson and Jamey Johnson. That album is scheduled to be released in the Summer of 2015.

On top of having his own solo career, in 2009, Ward, along with friends Rick Huckaby & Matt Nolen, formed the alt-country band, The Beagles in Nashville. Since then they have written and recorded two studio albums – "Meet the Beagles" in 2010 & "Mucho Dos Grande," in 2012. They were featured on the A&E original series "Crazy Hearts Nashville" in 2014 and performed background vocals on the song they wrote for Trace Adkins, "So What If I Do." The Beagles will also be performing the theme song of the soon to be released comedy/drama, "Still The King," starring Billy Ray Cyrus on CMT.

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