Friday, October 21, 2011

Mark Wayne Glasmire's "Going Home"

The Country Network Adds Mark Wayne Glasmire's "Going Home" To Breaking Out Playlist
Portion of Proceeds From Video/Single Sales Go To Combat Marine Outdoors

Glasmire Begins Radio Tour Next Week 
MWG video shot # 7
Mark Wayne Glasmire on location in Leipers Fork, TN  during video shoot for "Going Home."  (Photo Credit: Bell-Jarboe Films)

Nashville, TN (October 20, 2011) -- The Country Network (www.tcncountry.com) adds Mark Wayne Glasmire's "Going Home" video to its Breaking Out playlist this week.  The powerful video will debut on TCN Friday, October 21, at 7:14 p.m. and again on Saturday, October 22, at 10:14 a.m. (all times local). Since its release last month, the piece is approaching 10,000 views via YouTube, various social media outlets and broadcast networks worldwide. The track is from Mark's upcoming 2012 EP, MARK WAYNE GLASMIRE.
For Glasmire, the early success of the single and the video are emotionally gratifying. "I believe every American owes their thanks to the men and women who serve our country," he states.  A Texas resident, Glasmire felt compelled to offer his personal support to veterans and chose Combat Marine Outdoors (a Texas-based charity that provides Dream Hunts and Outdoor Adventures for severely wounded veterans of all service branches) to receive a portion of the proceeds from video/single sales.  "It's just my way of acknowledging their sacrifice," adds Glasmire, who is a devoted outdoorsman himself.
Mark wrote "Going Home" following a conversation with an old friend who was retiring after a decades-long career with the US Marine Corps.  The moving video was directed and produced by Harold Jarboe of Bell-Jarboe films, and was shot on location in the beautiful farmland and rolling hills of Leipers Fork, TN, with additional scenes filmed in and around Nashville. Video promotion is being handled by Steve Baker with Visual Image Marketing.
To support his single and upcoming EP, Glasmire will be visiting radio stations for the next several weeks.  Next week, Mark will visit the following:
October 25      WTCM / Traverse City, MI
October 25      WATZ / Alpena, MI
October 26      WJNR / Iron Mountain, MI
October 26      WJMQ / Shawano, WI
October 27      WCOW / Sparta, WI
October 27      WGLR / Platteville, WI
October 27      WJVL / Janesville, WI
October 28      KSMA / Mason City, IA
October 28      KLMJ / Hampton, IA  

ABOUT MWG
Mark's music has carried him from the New York City folk scene to the storied songwriter nights of Nashville, TN (Bluebird Cafe, Exit-In, Wildhorse Saloon).  He's opened shows for top-tier acts like Guy Clark and Dierks Bentley, and has become a sought-after performer at music halls, pubs and festivals across the U.S.  Since the release of his 2009 CD, LIFE GOES ON, Mark's enjoyed hits on the national Music Row Chart, including the Top 40, "You Opened My Eyes," and he's won international acclaim with a string of #1s on the Country Hotdisc Chart.  Glasmire has also won numerous songwriting competitions, including: 2010 Chris Austin Songwriting Contest - Merlefest, NC - GRAND PRIZE WINNER / COUNTRY DIVISION; 2010 Wildflower Performing Songwriter Contest - Richardson, TX; 2009 GINA/LAWIM Songwriting Competition - Los Angeles, CA - GRAND PRIZE WINNER; 2008 Dallas Songwriter's Assoc. Songwriting Contest, Dallas, TX - GRAND PRIZE WINNER; 2008 B. W. Stevenson Memorial Songwriting Competition-Dallas, TX - GRAND PRIZE WINNER.  www.markwayneglasmire.com

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