Hailey Dawn is a 18 year-old country singer-songwriter from Thompson's Station, TN. Growing up in a musical family right outside Music City, she has been influenced by country artists such as Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Faith Hill and Keith Urban. Other influences are names you might not expect like "The Police", Pat Benatar, "The Romantics" and "First Aid Kit". She first began writing songs at the age of 12, and a desire to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter in the country genre was born. Each of her songs include instruments you would normally hear on any country record, like acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, etc., but she also includes pop riffs and rock tones, which create a happy balance between modern country and the pop music of today. In Spring of 2018, she won best small ensemble at Dark Horse Institute's "Battle Of The Bands". Dark Horse institute is connected to Dark Horse Recording Studios, where artists such as Taylor Swift, Hunter Hayes, Keith Urban, Relient K, Bela Fleck, Korn and many more have recorded. She has also been a frequent performer at festivals, open mics, and writers rounds in Middle Tennessee. Some of her favorite venues include the original "Puckett's Grocery" in Leiper's Fork, “Belcourt Taps” on Belcourt Ave, as well as the iconic "Bluebird Cafe" in Nashville. Her debut EP “Hollow Heart” has just been released. Its songs touch on numerous subjects like unrequited love in “Backroads” an uptempo pop-country song as well as the cycle of being addicted to someone who is addicted to someone else which she touches on in her song “Waterfalls”. As well as breaking free from controlling relationships in the anthem and title track “Hollow Heart” Her first single off of the album is titled "Tennessee", and has almost 5,000 streams on Spotify without any promotion. It's a beautiful country waltz about the beauty and charm of small town life.