The EXTRAVAGANZA sponsored by SCEA was held on September 22nd at the EPIC Centre in Gallatin. The attendance was low (school night), but the event was AWESOME. We had great food by Chef Christopher, giveaways from many vendors and the entertainment was amazing ! You missed a good time!
Cherie Oakley moved to Nashville in 2002 and began developing her skills as a songwriter while she sang demos around town. She began touring as a background vocalist for Carrie Underwood promoting the album â€œSome Heartsâ€. She then toured for the next 3 years as a background vocalist with the â€œRedneck Womanâ€ herself, Gretchen Wilson. You can hear Cherie on various records and singles such as Reba McEntireâ€™s â€œAll The Women I Amâ€, Gretchen Wilsonâ€™s â€œI Got Your Country Right Hereâ€, and One Tree Hillâ€™s Jana Kramerâ€™s new single â€œWhiskeyâ€. Opening 2011, Cherie celebrated her first #1 hit as a songwriter with â€œTurn On the Radioâ€, released by Reba McEntire. She was most recently a contestant on NBCâ€™s hit show â€œThe Voiceâ€ where she was chosen by Christina Aguilera. Cherie is currently focused on songwriting and developing her solo career as an artist and looks forward to releasing her debut album this year.