Friday, January 20, 2023

Music Minute: Makenzie Phipps - Drag

 Country music singer-songwriter Makenzie Phipps is excited to announce the acoustic video for her current single “Drag” is available now! With a combination of country and blues, Phipps’ unique vocal ability and song delivery offers a modern beat while showcasing a relationship that may not be ideal, yet it’s like a habit you just can’t kick. Written by Cassidy Lynn Alexander, Dan Wilson, and Paul Bogart, and produced by Sal Oliveri (Chris Stapleton, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban), the acoustic video for “Drag” was premiered by Cowboys & Indians and the single is available on all streaming platforms.

To view Makenzie Phipps' "Drag" acoustic video premiere with Cowboys & Indians, visit HERE.
To purchase/stream “Drag,” visit HERE.
To view Makenzie Phipps’ premiere with, visit HERE.

“I am just so excited and humbled to have Cowboys & Indians premiering my acoustic video of “Drag.” It was so much fun going into the studio at ProMotions in Knoxville Tennessee and videoing this!”

Phipps is consistent when releasing acoustic covers throughout the week on social media. Recently, Makenzie along with the help of guitarist, Shane Begley, recorded a cover of Alan Jackson’s “I Want To Stroll Over Heaven With You.” The video started to gain momentum after two days and had been viewed 30,000 times. Then, like lightning, the video took off and has been viewed over 1 million times and over 10,000 shares! It has now had over 1.6 million views. In total, Makenzie Phipps’ acoustic videos have been viewed over 14 million times!

To view Makenzie Phipps’ acoustic version of “I Want To Stroll Over Heaven With You,” visit HERE.

Makenzie has landed features on Country Rebel, I Love Country Music, Classic Country Music, Addicted 2 Country Music, The Country Network, Center Stage Magazine,, Newsmax, LifeMinuteTV, and more. Her connection to her fans is stronger than ever, and she constantly interacts with them on social media. She has received awards such as “Female Country Song of the Year” at the 2021 Josie Music Awards and a Songwriter Achievement Award in 2022. She was named “Future Star of Tomorrow” by the North American Country Music Association International as well. Her beautiful renditions of “Amazing Grace” and “Travelin’ Soldier” have over 2 million combined views on Facebook and only continue to grow. 2022 has been an exciting year for Makenzie and 2023 is looking even better!

Upcoming Tour Dates:
JAN 20 - Fincastle / Bluefield, Va.
JAN 21 - Seven Sisters Brewery / Wytheville, Va.
JAN 27 - Coaltown Taps / Richlands, Va.
JAN 28 - Fincastle / Bluefield, Va.
FEB 04 - Creek Bottom Brewing Company Restaurant / Galax, Va.
FEB 10 - Softails Bar / Webster Springs, W.V.
FEB 11 - Private Event / Princeton, W.V.
FEB 25 - The Mason Jar / Dublin, Va.
FEB 26 - Fincastle / Bluefield, Va.
MAR 03 - Ole No. 3 / Pocahontas, Va.
MAR 04 - Kernersville Brewing / Kernersville, N.C.
MAR 11 - The Railway Depot / Richlands, Va.
MAR 17 - Seven Sisters Brewery / Wytheville, Va.
MAR 18 - Rider’s Paradise / Herndon, W. Va.
MAR 24 - Coaltown Taps / Richlands, Va.
MAR 25 - Creek Bottom Brewery / Galax, Va.
MAR 31 - 7 Dogs Brewery / Wytheville, Va.
APR 01 - Rider’s Paradise / Herndon, W. Va.
APR 07 - Ole No. 3 / Pocahontas, Va.
APR 08 - Softails Bar / Webster Springs, W. Va.
APR 14 - The Rusted Musket / Mullens, W. Va..
APR 15 - Great Wagon / Charlotte, N.C.
APR 21 - Rider’s Paradise / Herndon, Va.
APR 22 - The Mason Jar / Dublin, Va.
APR 29 - Hardware Hills / Scottsville, Va.
MAY 05 - Softails Bar / Webster Springs, W. Va.
MAY 06 - Sutton Moose Lodge / Sutton , W. Va.
MAY 12 - Coaltown Taps / Richlands, Va.
MAY 13 - Eclipse Company Store / The Plains, Ohio
MAY 19 - Ole No. 3 / Pocahontas, Va.
MAY 20 - Doug’s Vault / Albany, Ohio
MAY 27 - Rider’s Paradise/ Herndon, W. Va.
MAY 28 - Rockhouse Marina / Dublin, Va.

For more information, tickets, and to keep up with everything Makenzie Phipps, visit HERE.


About Makenzie Phipps:
A small-town girl raised in beautiful southwest Virginia, Miss Makenzie Phipps has been making her way around the music scene for quite some time now. Growing up, Makenzie began performing at a young age. From singing the National Anthem at local sporting events to now paving her way in country music. From playing fairs, festivals, honky-tonks to the Grand Ole Opry House, she is blazing a trail with her music and spreading her love for country music everywhere she goes.

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