RISING Country music star Shauna McStravock is preparing for the release of her debut album entitled ‘In the middle of Love.’
Shauna, who is from Ardboe, Co Tyrone has been travelling across the country over the past year doing various concerts and guest appearances.
She has shared with stage with some of the best and brightest names on the country music scene such as Daniel O’Donnell, Nathan Carter, Philomena Begley, Susan McCann, Derek Ryan to name but a few.
Shauna was also awarded the Best New Female 2012 at the Ulster Country Music Awards which took place in the Tullyglass Hotel Ballymena, in June 2012.
Shauna has been singing from a very young age and was brought up in a musical family.
Speaking about her album, which she recorded at Pinegrove Studios, Ballymena, Shauna told us that she has high hopes for the future.
She said: “The album is made up of 12 tracks which consist of both Irish and American country classics. I hope to visit various dancing venues across the country in the next few months and hope that my album is a great success. I would like to be the next biggest female in the Irish Country scene.”
Shauna added: “I am delighted to release my debut album ‘In the middle of Love’, this album has been immensely rewarding for me and I really hope everyone will enjoy listening to it as much as I have enjoyed recording it, I would like to thank everyone who has helped and supported me to achieve my dream.”
The 24-year old has also been invited to Blackpool on St Patrick’s weekend in association David Hull promotions as part of a country weekend. There she will appear alongside Hugo Duncan, Dominic Kirwin, Charlie Landsborough and many others.
Shauna’s album launch night takes place in the Greenvale Hotel, Cookstown on Thursday 14th March at 8.00pm.
Special guests on the night include Hugo Duncan, Susan McCann, Jason McGilligan, Boxcar Brian, Ritchie Remo and Gary Gamble.
Tickets are available now from the Greenvale Hotel, Cookstown or you can pay at the door on the night.
Copies of Shauna’s album will be available on the night of her launch and will also be available from all local record shops after the launch night.
For booking enquires please contact: Tel: 07731568034 or visit Shauna’s website www.shaunamcstravock.com