Country Music’s Rising Duo SMITHFIELD Partners With Radio Disney Country For “A Day In The Life” Video Feature To Promote the Upcoming CMA FEST Television Special
Sunday, August 4 at 8 | 7 Central on ABC Television
Nashville, TN – August 1, 2019–Country music’s hottest rising duo Smithfield partnered with Radio Disney Country during CMA Fest in June to give fans a behind the scenes inside look at what “A Day In The Life” is like for the duo during one of the busiest and most exciting weeks of the year for country music fans and artists at CMA Fest in Nashville, TN. Radio Disney Country followed Jennifer and Trey for a special “Day In The Life” as they hung with family and prepared for a full day of sun-up to past sun-set media interviews, performing for hundreds of fans at the Radio Disney Country stage at Fan Fair X and the CMA Breakout Stage, signing autographs and then finally at the end of the day the opportunity to be fans themselves as they took in the show at Nissan Stadium - where they dream to one day play.
Click HERE for Radio Disney Country’s feature on Smithfield’s “A Day In The Life” which is airing across all of Radio Disney Country’s social platforms to promote the upcoming CMA Fest television special on Sunday, August 4 at 8 | 7 Central on ABC Television.
Radio Disney Country has been a big support to the Texas-born duo as they make their rise to one day playing CMA Fest’s ultimate stage at Nissan Stadium. Radio Disney Country added “If You Were Mine” to their playlist where it debuted in the Top 50 on the Radio Disney Country chart the week it was released. Fans can hear Smithfield’s “We Make Our Own” from their We Make Our Own EP on Radio Disney Country now. The rising male/female duo has been named an artist to watch by Billboard, Rolling Stone, Huffington Post and People among others.
Smithfield has had a busy spring and summer playing high-profile shows including the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville House Concertat War Memorial Auditorium and New York City’s Joe’s Pub, Stagecoach and Hotel Café in Hollywood, CA.The Nashville-based duo has been on tour all summer on their We Make Our Own Tour in support of their We Make Our Own EP playing in South Carolina, Colorado, Montana, Georgia, Kansas, Iowa, Connecticut, Washington, Illinois as well as a show in Canada.
Smithfield has been featured or will be featured in media outlets including Cowboys & Indians, Texas Lifestyle Magazine, Taste of Country, The Boot, One Country, Sounds Like Nashville, PopCulture, Whiskey Riff, Celebuzz, Nashville Insider, Nashville Gab, Nashville Access, NY Country Swag and more.
We Make Our Own, the title track of the EP, represents and is symbolic of Trey and Jennifer’s philosophy and personal anthem in how they live their life and how they handle their music careers- by paving and making their own way and doing it all a little differently. The EP is released by Deluge Records.
We Make Our Own EP includes all new songs and all true duets from the Texas-born singer/songwriters. We Make Our Own EP is available HERE.
Smithfield teamed to work with multi Grammy-award winning producer/songwriter Seth Mosley and Mike “X.” O’Connor produced and co-wrote the EP. Their credits including producing albums for Francesca Battistelli, for KING & COUNTRY, Newsboys, Mandisa, Tyminski, Jaci Velasquez and another country duo High Valley among many others.
Their critically-acclaimed single “Hey Whiskey” garnered rave reviews and was the song that caught the eye of not only Sirius XM and CMT but it put them on several “Artists To Watch” lists including People, Billboard, Huffington Post and Rolling Stone among others. Rolling Stone included “Hey Whiskey” as one of the “Best Country/Americana Songs” in their picks of the week and the Grand Ole Opryinvited them to make their Opry debut and CMTchampioned the duo including them in their Artist Discovery Program to name a few.
To hear “Hey Whiskey” click HERE.
Smithfield was founded in 2011 with a dream as big as their home state of Texas. Vocalists, Trey and Jennifer, Smithfield took the stage by storm with their memorable music and stunning harmonies. Having grown up together, their on-stage chemistry is undeniably genuine and natural.
Country duos are a unique in the music industry. Two voices have to blend perfectly together, and that combination is often hard to find, even in two great singers. Against all odds, the duo has continued to persevere with their music and develop their sound. Trey and Jennifer have found that with a lot hard work and passion that anything can be accomplished. After only one year in Nashville, Smithfield had already landed opening gigs for established artists including Kane Brown, Scotty McCreery, Granger Smith, Dustin Lynch, Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion.
Mixing the heavily rock influenced background of Trey and the classical country tendency of Jennifer, Smithfield creates a unique blend of country sound that's different and compelling.
Proving to be the hottest emerging duo in country music, Smithfield’s song “We Make Our Own” is currently included on Spotify’s Wild Country Playlist.