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Tenpenny throws out first pitch

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 – Mitchell Tenpenny performed a different feat on Sunday.

Playing shows in the northeast this past weekend with Chris Young, the Nashville native remained in New York to throw out the first pitch at the New York Mets game against the Philadelphia Phillies baseball game at Citi Field. He brought the team good luck as they beat the Phillies 5-4.

Tenpenny will play the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam and will kick off his special guest slot on Luke Bryan's "Proud To Be Right Here" tour.


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CD review - Naughty House One big clue that Mitchell Tenpenny's "Naughty List" holiday collection is a winner, is how spontaneous and rocking is his version of "Jingle Bell Rock." He doesn't just repeat the Bobby Helms original, but instead makes it all his own. Then again, with a distinctive voice like his, he puts his personal stamp on everything. He rocks out even more during "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town," even though that one also includes upfront banjo picking. ...
CD review - Neon Christmas EP If all you know about Mitchell Tenpenny is "Alcohol You Later," you may be unprepared for a few of the Christmas present surprises on his "Neon Christmas" EP. Granted, "Snow Angels" is a little too pop for its own good. However, the acoustic guitar-picked subtlety of "O Holy Night" is truly sweet, while the steel guitar-soaked "Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!" is the exact right winter setting for Tenpenny's vocal vibrato. ...
CD review - Telling All My Secrets Mitchell Tenpenny is yet one more artist stretching the definition of country music - nearly to the breaking point. While he sings with a distinctly enjoyable, Otis Redding-like soulful voice, the arrangements to these songs on his second album feature far more pop than twang. Steve Earle famously commented how contemporary country music is "hip-hop for people who are afraid of black people," but some of it - including this album's songs - sounds like pop music that doesn't ...


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