TOP TEN list from 2011 & TOT Tour Pics

'Alas We Aspire' --My mantra for the year. I find myself thinking the phrase often as I wake and set out for each days endeavors. This Christmas I want to thank you for another year of merry music making. It was great to see many of your smiling faces at shows. They say you loose what you don't celebrate, so I am celebrating these TOP TEN memories and more from 2011: 10.  Recording Sugar + Hi- Lows at Brown Owl Studios in Nashville 9. With Wings & Odds of Being Alone on NBC's Parenthood 8. Playing to a sold out crowd at Music City Roots for the debut Sugar + Hi-Lows show 7.Recording & Writing for the MercyLand record along side Emmylou Harris, The Civil Wars & Mat Kearney 6. Debut SXSW show 5. Writing & Recording with IZLER for ABC's Revenge theme song 4. Ten out of Tenn tour with some  of Nashville's finest artist 3.  Filming Hold onto Hope Love music video in LA w/ Becky & Mary & hearing Maya Angelou speak 2. 'The Other Side of Love Sessions' national release & tour 1. Having awesome fans at shows & hearing from you on twitter, facebook, & emails

What's ahead in 2012? Here are just a couple upcoming highlights:

VALENTINES DAY release- Sugar + Hi-Lows debut album Jan - Feb - Sugar + Hi-Lows National tour with Marc Broussard New Amy Stroup solo record writing & recording

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Backstage Shots from Ten out of Tenn's Live on The Green performance: