Trailer Choir becomes duo
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
– The female member of Trailer Choir is leaving the band to "pursue other interests."
Founding Trailer Choir members Big Vinny and Butter made the announcement about vocalist Crystal Hoyt on the band's web sute,.
"Crystal is a dear friend, and we wish her much success," said Big Vinny. Butter said, "The band is very proud of its work and efforts together and is parting on very supportive terms."
"We are looking forward to what 2011 has to bring for all of us. Working with Butter and Vinny has been an incredible experience, and I wish them nothing but the best," said Hoyt.
The band releases its first CD last year after previously releasing singles and EPs on Toby Keith's label.
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