“Deidre Thornell will be headlining Thursday, July 25, at the Dosie Doe’s Music Café. She will take the stage at 8:30 pm along with her band. Her first official 5 song EP, “Destination Unknown” was released in April on Itunes. She was a featured artist on the Country page under “news and noteworthy”. She is also on all other digital outlets including Amazon. The first song on the EP, “Looking For A Place To Shine”, is her newly released single.”
“DEIDRE THORNELL WINS SOUTHEAST REGIONAL FINAL OF THE TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN Nashville, Tennessee– Deidre Thornell, the East Texas State Winner, walked away with the Southeast Regional Title, as well as an all-expense paid trip to the National Final of the 31st Annual Texaco Country Showdown in Nashville, Tennessee. The Louisiana State Fair hosted the event and showcased 7 other acts, which had won their local and state competitions. Before advancing to the state level, Deidre Thornell won her local competition representing KWRD in Henderson. “When people used to ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer was 'a singer of country music!' I want to fill stadiums with thousands of people and inspire people through my music like others have inspired me. Now that I am older, my answer is still the same…”For music and more information visit, www.deidrethornell.com . As one of the five Regional Winners from across the country Deidre Thornell will compete for $100,000.”
“Nashville, Tennessee -- Surpassing the competition at the 28th Annual Colgate Country Showdown West Texas State Final, Deidre Thornell proved worthy of the state title and $1,000. The West Texas Fair & Rodeo showcased acts who had won a local contest sponsored by radio stations throughout the state, enabling each to perform at the state level competition of America’s largest country music talent search. Deidre Thornell, representing radio station KFYN in Bonham, triumphed at the state level event. She has been performing for many years at venues like the Grapevine Opry and Six Flags Over Texas. Currently Deidre Thornell is working on her debut album. In the state competition, she rocked the crowd with songs, “Anyway” and original “Destination Unknown.” ”
“BIG CONGRATULATIONS Deidre Thornell for winning the DSA March Madness song contest! Deidre is the proud winner of a guitar/vocal demo at Nashville's Azalea Studios”
"…unbelievable talent, so genuine, left us wanting more…" (Station Manager- KEAN 105.1 Abilene)
"…unbelievable voice…she’s great…tons of personality, tremendous range…" ( Fox 4–Dallas)
"…amazing stage presence…great ballad voice…very versatile…" (KiSS FM 106.1-Dallas)
"Deidre Thornell, a fourteen-year-old country music singer with bountiful Reba McEntire—like red hair arrives to make sure her pitch is perfect on a song she’ll be performing a song called “Good Girl.”"