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For Old Dominion, "Some People Do"

Friday, May 3, 2019 – Old Dominion released a new single, "Some People Do," today.

The soul-baring track about redemption and second chances presumably will be on the band's next release. The song follows the current single "Make It Sweet," which went number one earlier this week on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts.

Old Dominion front man Matthew Ramsey said, "We pushed ourselves to be more raw and vulnerable with our songwriting on this album. It's a side of us we haven't shown as blatantly on our other projects. 'Some People Do' is very emotional and personal. Quite honestly, it's a little scary to put out into the world. But in the end, part of our job as songwriters is to tell the truth, even if it's hard to go there."

The band returns to Nashville tonight with a sold-out performance at Ascend Amphitheater. Make it Sweet tour dates are:
May 3 - Nashville - Ascend Amphitheater ^*
May 8 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - Scotiabank Centre #%
May 10 - Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada - Avenir Centre #%
May 12 - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada - Mile One Center #%
May 17 - New York, NY - Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden ^*
May 18 - Philadelphia, PA - Skyline Stage @ The Mann ^*
May 19 - New York, NY -- Webster Hall
May 23 - Portland, ME - Thompson's Point ^*
May 24 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion ^*
May 25 - Farmingville, NY - Brookhaven Amphitheater ^*
May 31 - Virginia Beach, VA - Patriotic Festival !@
June 1 - Trenton, NJ - CURE Insurance Arena
June 8 - Columbus, GA - 2019 Denim and Diamonds
June 9 - Nashville, TN - CMA Music Festival
June 13 - Windsor, Canada - Caesars Windsor ^
June 15 - Winsted, MN - Winstock Country Music Festival
June 16 - Santa Rosa, CA - Country Summer Music Festival
June 21 - Manhattan, KS - Country Stampede
June 22 - Camdenton, MO - Ozarks Amphitheater
June 28 - Dauphin, Canada - Dauphin's Countryfest
July 5 - Avon, OH - Avon Hot Summer Nights Country Music Festival
July 6 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Countryfest 2019
July 10 - London, Canada - Rock the Park Music Festival
July 12 - Rhinelander, WI - Hodag Country Festival
July 13 - Chicago, IL - Windy City Smokeout
July 20 - Brooklyn, MI - Faster Horses Festival
July 24 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheater
July 25 - Paso Robles, CA - California Mid-State Fair
July 27 - Hillsboro, OR - Washington County Fair
Aug. 1 - Redmond, OR - Deschutes County Fair
Aug. 3 - Camrose, Canada - Big Valley Jamboree
Aug. 4 - Merritt, Canada - Rockin' River Music Festival
Aug. 9 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair
Aug. 11 - Billings, MT - MontanaFair
Aug. 15 - Springfield, MO - Illinois State Fair
Aug. 17 - Thornville, OH - Country Jam and Campout
Aug. 24 - Morgantown, WV - Wild and Wonderful Country Fest
Aug. 11 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater
Aug. 12 - Salt Lake City, UT - Utah State Fair
Aug. 14 - Central Point, OR - Jackson Country Expo Amp
Aug. 15 - Airway Heights, WA - Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Aug. 19 - Puyallup, WA - Washington State Fair
Aug. 21 - Pomona, CA - LA Country Fair
Aug. 26 - Bloomsburg, PA - Bloomsburg Fair
Oct. 4 - Stockholm, Sweden - Nalen ^
Oct. 6 - Berlin, Germany - Astra Kulturhaus ^
Oct. 7 - Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall ^
Oct. 8 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg ^
Oct. 10 - London, England - Hammersmith Apollo ^
Oct. 12 - Belfast, Ireland - Waterfront Hall ^
Oct. 14 - Manchester, England - Albert Hall ^
Oct. 15 - Birmingham, England - O2 Academy Birmingham ^
Oct. 16 - Glasgow, Scotland - O2 Academy Glasgow ^

Guests include:
Jordan Davis ^
Morgan Evans +
Mitchell Tenpenny*
Michael Ray >
Carlton Anderson & The Washboard Union #
Jason Benoit %
Morgan Evans !
Brandon Lay @
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Old Dominion CD review - Old Dominion
Old Dominion has gained a following on the heels of two albums of lively material. Their self-titled third release stays the course and delivers a dozen radio-friendly songs. The hyper positive lead single "Make it Sweet" sets the stage with an ode to the brighter side of everything. Most tracks are upbeat but, ironically, there is not an official party anthem or even a drinking song. The closest they get is "American Style," which is laden with standard innocent imagery »»»
Happy Endings CD review - Happy Endings
Right off the bat, the title of Old Dominion's album "Happy Endings" is far better than "Meat and Candy," its prior effort. ("Meat" in an album title? Really?) But also on an artistic level, OD's follow-up shows signs of growth. With that said, though, there's nothing on this new release as immediately catchy as "Snapback." Nevertheless, the vocal-only harmonies introducing "Not Everything's About You," are a beautiful thing. »»»
Meat and Candy CD review - Meat and Candy
Old Dominion may be releasing its full-length debut, but this quintet is not filled with newbies. Lead singer Matthew Ramsey co-wrote "Chainsaw" for The Band Perry and with band mate Trevor Rosen penned Craig Morgan's "Wake Up Lovin' You" and Dierks Bentley's "Say You Do." Rosen also co-wrote Chris Young's "Neon," Blake Shelton's "Sangria" and The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two," while Brad Tursi wrote Tyler »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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