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Songs from the Couch Returns May 20th - Grab your tickets now 

I will be bringing back my weekly StageIt show beginning May 20th @ 7PM. 

'Songs from the Couch', appropriately named, will be a weekly series with each show being streamed on StageIt.com. Show begins at 7PM and is 30 minutes + encore. The goal will be a different set list each week, with a variation of covers and originals. Requests can be submitted ahead of time @ Venmo. User name is todd-hurst-2

Tickets are a suggested price of $10. Proceeds from ticket sales and tips will be donated to local charities and musicians, impacted by COVID-19. 

See ya at a show! 

-Todd

Songs from the Couch - Midwest Country Music Association Showcase | New Event 

Starting April 2nd, I will be hosting a weekly (and maybe more often) show on Instagram Live where I will interview 2 local artists and those artists will play a song or two. This event is in partnership with the Midwest Country Music Association and I am beyond excited to get this started. Tune in this week with my guests Dayne Koehn & Jason Paulson. 

'Songs from the Couch' Series beginning March 18, 2020 

Beginning March 18th 2020, I will be setting up 2-3 shows a week on Stage It to raise money for those impacted by COVID-19. You can learn more and buy tickets by going to www.stageit.com/toddhurst 

Each show will start at 8PM CST and will be 30 minutes long. The goal is to not play the same song twice in the same week, sing some new songs, some unreleased songs, and songs written by others, while talking about the story behind the song. Every song has a story behind it, even if you didn't write it. 

I hope you'll join me. The ticket cost is a $10 suggested price, so this could be a free show for you. Tips can be made as well before, during, or after the show. I look forward to seeing you in the virtual world. 

Cheers - Todd

 

2019 Midwest CMA Nominations Available - Nominate Today 

The nomination process has started for the 2019 Midwest CMA awards. You can begin nominating artists now through November 17, 2019. Todd is eligible for the following categories: 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Songwriter of the Year (Made Me A Man, Because of You)

Song of the Year (Made Me A Man, Because of You)

Americana Artist of the Year

Nominate here: https://www.midwestcma.org/2019-midwest-cma-nominations.html

 

 

NEW MUSIC: "Made Me A Man" Available Now! 

Todd's latest single, 'Made Me A Man' is available now on iTunes and Spotify. Check it out now and share with your friends! While you're at it, make sure you take a listen to Todd's other July singles, 'Because of You' and 'If You're Not In It'. 

"'Made Me A Man' is a pretty meaningful song to me. I started writing it about my oldest daughter, which then turned into a song about 3 events in my life that shaped who I am today. The 1st verse is about the death of my grandfather. The 2nd verse is about the day my father, who is a police officer, was shot in the line of duty and the months of repair that came after. The 3rd verse is about the birth of my oldest daughter, also the original 1st verse. The album art to me, is the shining moment of this song. I was at home in Indiana looking through photos and found the picture that is now the cover art.

The story behind it: It's a picture of my mom, taken by her friend, during the 1st date between her and my dad. She's sitting shotgun in his mustang. I started to write a song to go with the photo and then realized the photo would be the 4th important life event that made me a man, my mother and her raising me. 

While this song is very specific, I feel like anyone can relate to it. We all have those moments in our lives. I hope you agree and can relate to 'Made Me A Man'. I still get emotional every time I sing this song and always will. Cheers! Thank you and enjoy." - Todd

NEW MUSIC: 'Because of You' Available Now! 

Todd's latest single 'Because of You' is available now for download and streaming at Apple & Spotify. Follow the links below, add the song to your playlists, and share with your friends. Don't forget to check out Todd's freshman EP 'Doin All the Wrong Things Right' and 'If You're Not In It' as well. Enjoy! 

Spotify

Apple

 

New Music: “If You’re Not In It” available now! 

Todd’s latest single “If You’re Not In It” is available now at all streaming sites below. You can also purchase a digital copy at iTunes here.

Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/if-youre-not-in-it-single/1471039418

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2EsQWskM7xiOvK7GJrB9PZ

Amazon Music: https://music.amazon.com/albums/B07TRPJJGC?ref=dm_sh_acb2-4362-dmcp-610a-8e8ce&musicTerritory=US&marketplaceId=ATVPDKIKX0DER

 

Twin Cities Summer Jam - Pepsi Rising Star Contest! 

Todd has been selected to be a part of the Twin Cities Summer Jam Pepsi Rising Star contest. The contest is being held at the Mall of America on Saturday, June 29th at 1:00PM. Todd will be playing with 5 other great artists, covering rock, pop, and country, include good friends Briggsy & Erin Grand. One winner from each group will be chosen to perform at the Twin Cities Summer Jam in mid-July at Mystic Lake Casino. 

For more information, check out www.tcsummerjam.com and make plans to be at the Mall of America on Saturday!

Happy New Year! Let's start 2019 off with new music... 

Happy new year everyone, I hope you had an amazing 2018. 2018 was a great year for me, full of friends, family, fans, shows, and new music, which I want to share with you. 

Last week we grabbed some video of 2 new songs that you will have access to in 2019 and I just couldn't wait to share them with you now. So head over to the THTV page and check out Johnny & June (a love song) and Because of You (not so much of a love song). While you're at it, check out the other videos and be sure to check out my YouTube channel and subscribe so you can be notified as new videos are added.  

Enjoy!