Saturday, December 6, 2014

Scotty McCreery proves he’s country strong at the Oakdale



The Raleigh, N.C., native is known for his vocals. It’s impressive to hear McCreery sing – not just because it’s surprising that he’s able to sing with a deep register, but he’s able to do so with control. At various points in his performance, the country music singer easily hit high notes and even held them for a few seconds. Despite his lower register, McCreery’s performance Thursday showcased his vocal range.

McCreery proved that he was truly a country singer Thursday night.

And McCreery proved he was also a giving man last night. Thursday’s performance at the Oakdale served as a benefit concert for the 12.14 Foundation, with McCreery donating all proceeds to the organization. During the middle of his performance, he asked people in the crowd to send a text message to a phone number to make a $10 donation to the 12.14 Foundation.
From just Thursday’s ticket sales, McCreery said, “we’ve raised $60,000.”
The foundation has a mission to “build and operate a landmark performing arts center in Newtown,” according to the organization’s website.

“This facility will serve the dual purpose of memorializing and honoring those lost on (Dec. 14, 2012), and providing a venue that supports many forms of healing and positive change,” the website states.

 I only posted some hi-lites from the article. Click on the link below to read the full article
http://www.myrecordjournal.com/community/entertainment/6340133-129/scotty-mccreery-proves-hes-country-strong-at-the-oakdale.html 

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