w/ Canadian Country Artist ''Dustin Bird''
Hosted by Kim Cyr
Presented by NOW and THEN Magazine
New Single on Canadian Country Radio
''Broke and Lonely''
As the newest artist signed to the Open Road Recordings’ roster, rising star Dustin Bird released his debut album Unscripted on February 5, 2021, featuring the lead single “Broke and Lonely,” releasing to Canadian country radio on March 1.
CMAO Rising Star nominee Dustin Bird is pushing the boundaries of modern country music. He has achieved six top 100 singles on the Canadian Country Airplay chart as an artist, songwriter and producer. Building off of the success of ‘Together We're Strong,’ a charity single he produced and co-wrote featuring artists such as Cory Marks, Aaron Pritchett and Jason McCoy, he earned his first Top 40 Australian Airplay single with ‘Every Little Town.’ Along with this he became a national finalist in the Jim Beam Talent Search, wrote, produced and released ‘Live Off the Floor’ sessions from the famed Catherine North Studios and was called ‘one to watch for in the country music scene…’ (Sun Country 99.7 FM)
Along with his notable Canadian country radio play, he has garnered an impressive 325,000 + streams as an artist and 1 million + streams collectively as a writer and producer. His music has earned a spot on Spotify editorial playlists such as ‘All About Country,’ ‘New Music Nashville,’ and ‘Live Country.’ As a performer with a natural love for entertaining an audience, Dustin Bird has played major festivals such as Boots and Hearts, Havelock Jamboree, Kempenfest and more. His tour history also includes an opening for major Canadian acts such as Tyler Shaw, Jess Moskaluke and The Washboard Union, among others. With new music, a growing fan base and a new record on the way, Dustin Bird truly ‘solidifies his place in the country’s wave of rising stars’ (Rhythm & Boots NYC).
''Open Road Recordings rising star Dustin Bird delivers with his new single ''Broke and Lonely'' on his debut album 'Unscripted', says Kim Cyr, Editor in Chief NOW and THEN Magazine Host of Music's Journey Podcast. ''I am always blown away with Dustin Bird's is like a painter inspiring us with every word unveiling a masterpiece that is very personal and authentic,'' says Cyr. "I have a lot of fun talking to Dustin but my favorite story is how Dustin likes to write with a cigar and whiskey sitting in his underwear on the front porch,'' says Cyr. Check it out!!
Unscripted Track List
1. Rolling Stone
2. Broke and Lonely
3. It Ain’t Me
4. Every Little Town
5. Wake Up
6. Love Problem
Dustin Bird - Broke and Lonely (Lyric Video)
Dustin Bird - Unscripted (Official Lyric Video)
Dustin Bird - Every Little Town (Live Off The Floor)
Dustin Bird - Rolling Stone (Live Off the Floor)
Dustin Bird - People (Official Video)
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"I believe that in a time of extreme adversity, we must remain unified. As Canadians and members of this industry, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to generate positive change through this art form."
- Dustin, as the producer, co-writer, and featured artist on “Together We're Strong.” Donate HERE