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Lonesome Country Road - Barry Ward2014 “Western CD of the Year” Rural Roots Music Commission
Top Five Nominee 2014 Western Music Association Traditional Western Album of the Year

Barry Ward will receive the 2014 “Western CD of the Year” from the Rural
Roots Commission at the National Old-Time Country, Bluegrass, & Folk
Festival at Le Mars, Iowa on Wednesday August 27 at 8:30 p.m. He will
perform at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday and at 7:20 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on
Thursday.

For more information about the festival, visit http://www.ntcma.net/

Lonesome County road is also a Top Five Nominee for 2014 WMA Western
Album of the Year. The winner will be announced at the Western Music
Association Awards Show on Saturday, November 15 at the historic KiMo
Theatre in Albuquerque, New Mexico during the Western Music Association
Convention.

For more information about this event, visit http://www.westernmusic.org/

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A tribute to all who have served in the armed services for our country. A special thanks to friends and fans who shared their photos of themselves and their loved ones for this video. “I’m Not a Brother” is found on the album, Whispers of the West. Please click here to purchase my itunes – Barry Ward.

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Highlights of Barry Ward’s Career

Awards:
2013 Western Music Association Male Performer of the Year
2012 Association of Western Artists Will Rogers Award for Western Music Song of the Year “Eli Crow” (written by the late Paul Hendel)

Nominations:
Academy of Western Artists:
Top 5 Finalist: Western Music Male Vocalist of the Year (2012, 2013) and
Song of the Year (2009, 2011)
Western Music Association:
Top 5 Finalist: Entertainer of the Year (2013), Male Vocalist of the Year (2009 – 2013,) Western Album of the Year (2010, 2012), Song of the Year (2010-2012), and Songwriter of the Year (2012-2013)

Special Honors:
Harvest in the Fall song featured during the closing credits in the documentary film The Great American Wheat Harvest
Guest Co-host RFD-TV Cowboy Church with Susie McEntire
First Western music entertainer to perform in Cameroon, Africa 2010
Performed at the Cultural Olympiad 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah
The Great American Cowboy Concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City 2003)
orangegrayline Barry Ward - Lonesome Country RoadWhen asked about his favorite song on the Lonesome County Road album, Ron Lee  (a happy fan) said, “Really hard to choose. On a scale of 1 to10 they all fall in the 9-10 range. I would say “Beyond the Western Sky” edges to the top. The album itself rates a solid 10.” orangegrayline More Barry…

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