Nashville songstress to preview new album in Dayton

By: Cari Zahn – Staff Writer

Bluesy American country artist Logan Brill will perform  songs from her new full-length album, “Shut Eye,” set to release this spring. Attendees of this acoustic show can expect an authentic jam session from Brill and her two accompanying guitarists.

Brill describes her new album as “seasoned” and “more rock country.” While Brill felt she was more experienced in the making of this album, she enjoyed the learning the writing and recording process of her first album, “Walking Wires.” She describes “Walking Wires” as being more mid-tempo than “Shut Eye.”

“It was like compiling a big pile of songs that I love and picking from that,” Brill said to describe what went into the making of Walking Wires. “I love every song on that album.”

Brill moved to Nashville when she was 18 to make her way into the music scene, but her love for music began at an even earlier age. Coming from a musical family, Brill recalled sitting around a campfire at her dad’s cabin, singing with her family and sharing her love for music with all of them.

After making the move to Nashville, Brill signed a publishing deal with Carnival music as a songwriter and started working on her first record. Since, she has opened for a wide range of big-name artists such as Josh Turner, Sara Evans, David Nail, Steve Earl and Jenny Douglas. Brill sites opening for The Band Perry as being one of her biggest music accomplishments.

“We just got to rock at the beach which was a blast,” Brill said of the experience. “They put together an amazing show.”

Her career accomplishments aren’t expected to stop there. Brill hopes to one day perform at the Grand Ole Opry.

As for her upcoming show in Dayton, Brill is hoping to get people moving with her songs, stating they are both fun to listen to and dance to. Along with songs from “Shut Eye,” Brill will feature songs from her first album and some well-known covers.

“We’re gonna have a really great time,” Brill said.

Logan Brill will perform at the Canal Public House, 208 E. First St., Sunday at 7 p.m. Doors open at 3 pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $8 or $10 at the doors. All ages are welcome.

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