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Today our Unsigned/Indy Artist Thursday focus shifts to an artist who first garnered attention by winning the Pepsi Southern Original competition in 2014, and who has opened for artists like Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum.

Rachel Lipsky sound is the perfect blend of southern rock and country sass,

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Rachel invited her listeners to join her for the party. Besides the Pepsi Southern Original contest, she also been named the 2013 International Music & Entertainment Association's Country Female Vocalist of the Year and was a finalist in UnSigned Only's International Songwriting Competition. She has performed the National Anthem at

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numerous Pro Bull Riding Association and Charlotte Speedway events, and has even made several trips to perform for American Troops stationed overseas.

2015 has found her criss-crossing the country, performing for festival crowds at the Taste of Country festival in New York, Iowa's Irish Festival, Montana's Headwaters Country Festival,

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Country Jam Colorado and the Gulf Coast Jam in Florida. The only thing more obvious and undeniable than Rachel's talent and unique sound, is the drive that keeps her out there, making more and more fans and followers every time she takes the stage.

Her debut single is in our spotlight today. Rachel Lipsky and "Ready, Set, Whiskey" is the Unsigned/Indy Artist Thursday Catch of the Day, new music you haven't heard, but you'll want to hear it again.