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Apr 2
New song wins at Merlefest

One of the songs Becky is working on for her upcoming album about the Iraq War recently took home the top prize in the country category of Merlefest’s Chris Austin Song Contest. Video of the song below.

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Feb 1
Becky wins grand prize in Mid-Atlantic Song Contest

Becky’s song “I’ve Been Thinking About Mexico” (written for Becky’s upcoming album of songs about the Iraq War) won the grand prize in this year’s Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, sponsored by the Songwriters Association of Washington. This is the second time Becky has nabbed the top spot in the contest (she and GUs bassist also won in 2012 for their song “I Wish I Was the Girl I Was”, available on Homefront).


Jan 3
Becky southeast solo tour with Ben de la Cour

Becky will be hitting some cities in the southeast in late January with awesome Nashville singer-songwriter Ben de la Cour. Hope to see you along the way!

More details available under SHOWS.

Jan 16 – Huntsville, AL
Jan 17 – Nashville, TN
Jan 20 – St Pete, FL
Jan 21 – Tampa, FL
Jan 22 – Atlanta, GA
Jan 23 – Charlotte, NC
Jan 25 – Washington, DC (this is a full band show with Avril’s bluegrass band Big Chimney.)
Jan 26 – Raleigh/Durham, NC
Jan 28 – New Orleans, LA

Oct 25
New music from Becky

As you may have seen, Becky is working on some new music, a series of songs about post-9/11 veterans—you can learn more on her website. The song below was inspired by Colby Buzzell’s memoir My War: Killing Time in Iraq and co-written with Brad Hammer.


May 7
ICoMA nomination for best Americana artist

We’ve also been nominated as Best Americana Artist by the Independent Country Music Association. You can vote for us for the fans choice award until June 15th. Thanks, ICoMA!

Mar 22
The Great Unknowns nominated in the 12th annual Independent Music Awards

The Independent Music Awards
We’re pleased to announce that Homefront has been nominated for an Independent Music Award in the Best Alt-Country Album category. We’re honored to be considered for an award by an organization whose judges include extremely awesome folks like Tom Waits, Shelby Lynne, Brandi Carlile, and Suzanne Vega. If you are so inclined, you can even vote for us to receive the additional Vox Pop award.

Mar 11
New tune: Off My Back

Another new song and an extra special video featuring Becky & Avril with the awesomely talented Stefan Custodi (bass), John Seebach (mandolin), and Alex Sens (dobro). Live at IOTA in Arlington, Virginia.

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