Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Crofton native and musician recently performed at the Cowboy Up Saloon in Dover, DE.
Crofton native and Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest has been hard at work promoting her debut album, Seven Hundred Miles. Recently, she and her band performed at the Cowboy Up Saloon in Dover, DE and cranked out this rendition of Miranda Lambert's Gunpowder and Lead. Forrest will have an album release party at Rams Head in Annapolis on May 19 at 1:30 p.m. See also:
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Crofton native will be on hand to lend her support for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Friday, April 12, 2013
The album "700 Miles" will go on sale April 16, featuring 10 songs performed by the Crofton native.
Crofton native Ashley Forrest will release her debut album next week, featuring 10 pop-country songs. The album 700 Miles includes four songs written by Forrest, as well as the single "Pourin' Over Me," which reached the top 50 of the Music Row Country Breakout Chart. According to a press release, the title 700 Miles refers to the distance between Crofton and Nashville, where the songs were recorded. The album was produced by Grammy nominee Mark Moffatt. Earlier this week, Forrest announced new additions to her band, including backup singer Meredith Holliday and Shannon Fearon, a bassist and vocalist from Fairfax, VA. Forrest has a number of upcoming performances in the area, including April 13 on WPOC radio in Baltimore. The new album…
Friday, September 14, 2012
The Crofton native's single "Pourin' Over Me" will be released nationally as soon as this week. Her debut album is due out in October.
Crofton native Ashley Forrest has been hard at work recording and promoting and upcoming album of country and pop music. She spent time recording the debut album in Nashville earlier this year, and will soon release a new single "Pourin' Over Me." The upbeat song could be available as soon as Friday online and is expected to get national airplay. I sat down with Ashley to talk about the single and her activities over the last year. Patch: So tell me about the single. Ashley Forrest: It’s a really fun, happy feel-good song. It’s about not working too much and just relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. The last line of the chorus talks about sweet summer sunshine pouring over me. To have that be the first song to go out nationally is so …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The Nashville recording artist from Crofton will honor killed Navy SEAL Patrick Feeks during his viewing Tuesday night.
Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest is slated to perform “Amazing Grace” during a viewing for Edgewater's fallen Navy SEAL Patrick Feeks on Tuesday night. Forrest, originally from Crofton, had her manager contact Patch and the George P. Kalas Funeral Home over the weekend in hopes of honoring Feeks by singing at his viewing. After setting up the details, the funeral home and Forrest’s managers confirmed she will be singing at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday during the second of two viewings. Visitation hours to honor Feeks are scheduled for 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., according to funeral home staff. Those planning the viewing said they are expecting hundreds of people to attend, so special shuttle services are being organized to avoid heavy foot …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Crofton native Ashley Forrest will sing the Star Spangled Banner prior to the NASCAR Nationwide Series race in Dover Saturday.
Crofton native and Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest will sing the National Anthem prior to a major auto race in Dover, DE, Saturday. Forrest, whose debut album is expected to go on sale this fall, will perform at Dover International Speedway before the 5-hour Energy 200. The race is part of NASCAR's Nationwide Series and will be televised live on ESPN at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest hit the studio this month in the Volunteer State and was accepted into the Country Music Association.
Croftonite Ashley Forrest headed to the Tennessee to work on several music and entertainment projects in early January. The Nashville recording artist and her manager, Jim Pierce, were busy building the background necessary for a CD release, according to a release from Ashley Forrest Music. Forrest also met with entertainment industry experts to discuss how to market the Arundel High School alumna’s music. She signed a contract to start her own publishing company called “Ashley Forrest Music Publishing.” She was accepted into the Country Music Association. According to the release, Ashley will need to return to Nashville on a regular basis.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Crofton Patch Local Editor Nicki Mayo had a chance to hit the road with Croftonite and Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest for a day at a horse rescue in Frederick.
One crisp Sunday morning Croftonite and Nashville recording artist Ashley Forrest and I met for a “girls day” in the country. We met for brunch at Kaufmann’s Tavern in Gambrills before making the voyage out to Frederick. Forrest’s bodyguard and limo driver Scott Soucy ushered us an hour up the road to Free Spirit Stables at Rushing Winds Farm. According to its Facebook page, the horse rescue’s goal is “to provide each horse a new way of life through our Horse & Pony Sponsorship Program and other farm activities and events." My horse, Mr. Sherwin, suffered from diabetes and Cushing’s disease. It causes his hair to grow heavy and coarse. Apparently it also causes Mr. Sherwin to behave stubbornly because he was moody the entire trail. Ashley…
Monday, October 17, 2011
Nashville recording star and Croftonite Ashley Forrest performed at the fifth annual Harford Fall Festival Saturday at the Equestrian Center.
Crofton songstress Ashley Forrest headed north to Harford County for the fifth annual Fall Festival Saturday. The country singer was among many volunteers who rolled up their sleeves to make the event a success. All of the organizers, workers and musicians at the festival were volunteers. Forrest said, “I like to do at least one charity performance a month. I feel like charity work does the soul good.” BelAir Patch has more details on Forrest's performance and the community event.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Singer to highlight Saturday night.
Crofton’s singer/songwriter Ashley Forrest is scheduled to take the stage Saturday August 13 at the Havre de Grace Seafood Festival. The Nashville recording artist will perform around 6:30 p.m. according to the festival website. See Forrest sing the National Anthem at Crofton Family Night at a Bowie Baysox game.