Arkansas native and rising country music star, Barrett Baber, brings his unique, soulful country sound to Williamson County's CASA's 6th Annual Voices For Children's event to be held at Barry Alexander's Classic Car Collection Gallery in Franklin, TN on Thursday, May 11. The signature event raises funds that directly support the work of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and those advocating for abused and neglected children in Williamson County. Guests will enjoy dinner and drinks, Barrett's full band high-energy show and will have the chance to tour 250 classic cars (2nd largest private collection in the country)! Individual tickets are $100 and can be purchased online at www.williamsoncountycasa.org.
Barrett Baber is establishing himself as one of the most ambitious and interesting artists to come onto the country scene in a long time. The Top 3 The Voice alumnus from Season Nine, is not just tall in stature, but the 6’5” accomplished singer/songwriter has kicked doors open that most artists never experience in their career. Barrett’s new recording project titled A Room Full of Fighters, dubuted in the Top 10 on the iTunes Top 100 Country Album charts back in November and he not only has co-producer credits on the project, he wrote 8 of the 13 tracks on the record.
"Voices for Children is our largest fundraiser of the year. We are very pleased to welcome this year's musical guest, Barrett Baber," said Marianne Schroer, executive director of Williamson County CASA. "Music is a powerful vehicle for healing and we are proud to host this fundraising event that directly impacts the work that we do and the children we support." Barrett shares, "There is no better cause to support than CASA, an organization helping to insure the safety and well being of children. I'm honored to support this cause and excited to help a local organization do amazing work right here where we live!"
About Barrett Baber:
NBC’s The Voice finalist Barrett Baber gave millions of viewers an unforgettable introduction to a true artist and entertainer. With high-energy vocal performances, Barrett owned the stage from round 1, and his unique, soulful country sound stood out among the entire show as something truly special. Blake Shelton says, “Barrett sounds like no one else on country radio. He can be a star in Country music.” Also winner of the national CBS Grammy Gig of a Lifetime in 2014, Barrett continues to deliver. Baber’s recently released full-length album "A Room Full Of Fighters" debuted in the top 10 on iTunes Top 100 Album Charts on Nov 4th, 2016. An Arkansas native, Barrett’s inspiration for singing and creating music started with frequent visits to Memphis TN, only a few miles from his hometown in Marion, Arkansas. On Beale Street and the corners of downtown Memphis, his exposure to street performers and artists steeped in Blues, R&B, Country and Rock would become the influence for his vocal style. From Sam Cooke to Levon Helm, you can hear the past in Barrett’s tone, all wrapped in a fresh sound delivered by one of the Southeast’s hottest artists.
About Williamson County CASA:
Williamson County CASA is a non-profit organization helping children who are abused and neglected fo find stable and permanent homes. CASA advoactes for these children by speaking on their behalf in courtrooms, listening to their stories and identifying safe homes. Williamson County CASA was established in 1993 and assists thousands of cases of abused or neglected children in Williamson County.