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Local artist up for TMA awards


Amber Rae Dunn nominated in a trio of Tennessee Music Association categories

[email protected] She sings, she writes music, she cuts hair.

Yes, Amber Rae Dunn does a little of everything, and some of that everything has earned her some recognition in the entertainment industry.

The West Memphis singersongwriter Amber Rae Dunn is currently up for Female Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year and Country Artist of the Year with the Tennessee Music Awards and she needs your support.

A lifelong resident of Crittenden County, Dunn works full time at her fathers barbershop, Larry's Hair Designs, a landmark on 7th Street in West Memphis, and as a parttime art teacher with the DeltaARTS.

She is also a big part of the Mid-South music scene.

She has held office as Memphis Songwriters' Associations Vice-President for five years and also hosts a songwriter night in downtown

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Memphis at South Main Sounds where they highlight local talent.

Currently she is working on a new music/video project with producer Billy Smiley, former guitarist for White Heart in Franklin, Tennessee, which has produced four new songs this year. The players on these songs have played with Allison Krauss, Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, Cheryl Crow, Robert Plant, Vince Gill, Ronnie Milsap, and Ricky Skaggs to name a few.

This budding delta talent appreciates every blessing she has been given but would love a little extra support from her community with this much deserved nomination.

If you would like to contribute to her success with this award visit the TMA website: and cast your vote for Amber Rae Dunn today.

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