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This “global first listen event” for fans will take place in movie theaters worldwide on November 15, with select encore showings the next day. This new style of promotion will give fans the chance to listen to Dolly’s original songs and rock covers before they even hit the airwaves.
“I am excited to know that my fans around the world will be able to come together and be the first to hear a sneak peek of my Rockstar album,” Parton said in a press release. “I am so proud of this music, and I am humbled by all the wonderful artists who joined me. I cannot wait for people to hear it!”
Watch the trailer that just dropped for the exciting theater event!
“Rockstar” is her upcoming forty-ninth studio album, scheduled for release on November 17. The album is a collaborative project with a variety of rock artists, making Parton’s first leap into the genre. Highly anticipated, after her well-deserved induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2022, “Rockstar” is sure to be a masterpiece.
Just last week, Dolly dropped her latest single from the album, a cover of Wrecking Ball feat. Miley Cyrus. Give it a listen!
Dolly Parton’s iconic career in country music spans decades, marked by her timeless hits, captivating storytelling, and unmatched vocal prowess. With her memorable contributions, she remains a beloved and influential figure in the genre, earning her place as a country music legend. While she has had tremendous success in the country music world, we are excited to hear a genre shift for her new album! She has truly demonstrated her versatility as an artist and her ability to explore diverse musical routes.
Dolly took to Facebook on Wednesday to announce the listening event.
“To celebrate the launch of ‘ROCKSTAR’, I am announcing a first-listen fan event in movie theaters and cinemas worldwide on Nov 15, with select encores on Nov 16! You will hear full songs from the new album for the first time ever and see footage you’ve never seen before.”
Don’t forget to get your tickets here!