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Hands Across the Water - ANZ Ties Strengthen

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5 December 2012


Hands Across the Water - ANZ Ties Strengthen

Australia’s leading independent production house for country artists, LockHouse Productions and New Zealand country music star, Aly Cook, have signed an exclusive global management agreement that will see Aly join the growing band of quality entertainers linked to the powerhouse production company.

Aly, the 2012 winner of the New Zealand Country Music Award for Best Female Artist, has had a long and varied career in the entertainment industry dating back to the 1980s when she toured Australia with the likes of Michael Edgley and with several other promoters in New Zealand and Australia.

This signing with LockHouse Productions is the latest coup for the boutique independent company based in Sydney and adds Aly to a star studded line up that includes Nicki Gillis (Aust), Coopers Run (NZ), Branch & Dean (US) and Katie O’Donnell (Aust).

“Aly is a wonderful entertainer,” said Tracy Dann, Managing Director of LockHouse Productions, “She is a vibrant and exciting personality with the experience and credibility to get her message across in her song writing. We are really looking forward to representing Aly on the world stage and helping her to achieve her potential”.

Aly’s first album “Brand New Day” is available at music retail stores, iTunes, Bigpond and Get Music via WJO Checked Entertainment. The next single from this album "The River" is to be officially released on 23rd of January, it will deliver to Australian Radio on CRS #162 in December.

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