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Local artist up for awards

Amber Rae Dunn nominated in a variety of TMA categories

Amber Rae Dunn nominated in a variety of TMA categories

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Amber Rae Dunn nominated in a variety of TMA categories

By RALPH HARDIN

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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 singer- songwriter 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 of_ce as Memphis Songwriters’ Associations Vice-President for _ve years and also hosts a songwriter night in downtown 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 tennessee music.org/vote and cast your vote for Amber Rae Dunn today.

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Local singer-songwriter Amber Rae Dunn is looking to her home community to support her nominations in three Tennessee Music Association award categories.

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