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Heads Carolina, Tails ‘Connecticut’

Jo Dee Messina kicks off her New England Home Coming Tour

Hailing from the picturesque town of Holliston, Massachusetts, Jo Dee Messina ventured into the heart of country music at the tender age of 19, making Nashville her new home. Since then, her journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. With two platinum and three gold-certified albums accredited by the RIAA, Messina has etched her name in the annals of country music history. Notably, she holds the distinction of being the first female artist to consecutively top the charts with three multi-week No. 1 hits.

Recognized by the Country Music Association as a Horizon Award winner in 1999, Messina's illustrious career boasts six CMA Awards nominations, alongside two GRAMMY Awards nods. Her vocal prowess has been acknowledged with accolades such as the Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "That's The Way" in 2001, and the Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for "Bring On the Rain," featuring Tim McGraw, in 2002.

Beyond the accolades, Messina's connection with her audience is palpable, evidenced by her consistent sold-out shows across the United States. Recently, she electrified packed arenas while supporting country legend Reba McEntire, igniting an atmosphere of pure euphoria. As The Columbus Dispatch noted, the crowd's fervor for Messina's performance was akin to a roaring cheer, marking each hit song with fervent sing-alongs and unbridled enthusiasm.

In the digital realm, Messina's impact is equally profound, with her music surpassing a staggering 1 billion streams collectively across platforms like Pandora, Spotify, and Apple Music. Her influence remains evergreen, with over 4 million streams per week, a testament to her enduring appeal and resonance with fans.

Let’s delve into the remarkable journey of Jo Dee Messina, celebrating her legacy as a trailblazer in country music and exploring the enduring charm that continues to captivate audiences worldwide.

Every 90’s child can likely sing the Rolodex of Jo Dee’s songs on repeat. Her music has woven itself into the fabric of nostalgia for many, serving as a soundtrack to countless memories and milestones. This hockey mom of two boys prioritizes her family and time with her sons. She says that hockey mamas are the closest with their children because they spend so much time in the car together! It's this bond and understanding of family dynamics that resonate deeply with her fans, making her not just a celebrated artist but also a cherished role model.

Among the myriad of connections she's forged, the Malloy family, local to Greenwich, holds a special place. This association is significant, as it's bringing the kickoff of her New England homecoming tour to the Palace Theater in Stamford. What's more, a considerable number of their kids' hockey mates hail from Greenwich, illustrating the intertwining of music, community, and shared experiences. As Messina prepares to embark on her New England homecoming tour, she eagerly anticipates revisiting favorite hidden gems in Stamford and the surrounding areas. However, her excitement extends beyond Connecticut, as she eagerly expresses her anticipation of indulging in the quintessential New England experience of savoring fresh lobster in Maine.

Amidst the anticipation surrounding Jo Dee Messina's upcoming tour, there's a buzz about the promise of fresh, exhilarating experiences awaiting fans. With a new record on the horizon, Messina is eager to share her latest musical creations, offering audiences an exclusive glimpse into her evolving artistry. As the spotlight shines on her upcoming shows in the Northeast, fans can expect a dynamic fusion of fan favorites interwoven with the allure of unreleased tracks, creating an atmosphere brimming with excitement and anticipation.

Messina kicks off her New England homecoming tour at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 8:00pm

Hockey mamas are the closest with their children because they spend so much time in the car together!

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