Lonestar Showcases New Vocalist

Lonestar introduced its new lead vocalist, Cody Collins, at a Nashville music industry showcase, Sept. 12, at the Rocketown club.

Cody replaces Richie McDonald, who left the band to pursue a solo career. Before the show, Cody and Lonestar bandmates Dean Sams, Michael Britt and Keech Rainwater met with members of the Nashville media, and talked about the group’s new direction. “Cody’s voice just has that edge,” Dean said. “I’m really excited about Cody and the future of this band.” Cody added that his more experienced Lonestar mates have been helping him through the rough spots. “They’re preparing me for what’s ahead,” Cody explained. “I know I have a lot of fans to win over.” Cody proved a stirring vocalist on Lonestar standards like “Amazed” and “No News,” as well as new material.

Comments

More News

The Red Headed Stranger is quite the expert in Gong Kwon Yu Sul.
Country Music Hall of Famer’s posthumous collection features Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Dierks Bentley and others.
Star-studded Make-A-Wish benefit included guests Scotty McCreery, Dustin Lynch, Rick Springfield and NFL star Eric Decker, among others.
Follow-up in the works for Kenny’s album “Life on a Rock”
Inside his trailer—a folding chair, a banana, a small rack of T-shirts and a “boombox” and his iPhone inside a red Solo cup.
“I need to choose a title, and a single, and take new photos, and design the album art,” he says.