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Get in the Holiday Spirit with Bryan Ruby's New Single 'It's a Wonderful Life'

GET IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WITH BRYAN RUBY’S NEW SINGLE “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” Celebrate the Season with Bryan Ruby, Jay Bragg and Brontë Fall on the Songwriter's Christmas Tour

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Bryan Ruby's New Single 'It's a Wonderful Life'
Artwork Credit: Ashley L. Evans

NASHVILLE, TN - (November 10, 2023) - Rising Nashville songwriter and country music artist Bryan Ruby has captured the essence of the holiday season with his new song, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The enchanting track promises to tug at the heartstrings of music and Christmas lovers alike, bringing warmth to the coldest of winter nights. The new holiday tune was co-written with David Ross, Chad Sellers and Bryan Ruby. Stream and download “It’s a Wonderful Life” on all digital music platforms HERE. “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a heartfelt homage to the joy of being with loved ones during the holidays. With its soulful lyrics, melodic harmonies and Ruby’s signature baritone vocals and charm, this song is poised to become an instant classic, creating cherished memories for years to come. “I wanted to capture the magic of the holiday season in a song that celebrates the simple joys of togetherness, warmth, love and gratitude,” said Bryan Ruby. “It’s a Wonderful Life” accomplishes just that, delivering a heartwarming message that resonates with audiences of all ages.” “Downtown is sparklin’, like a winter wonderland But we’re in front of the fire, watchin’ the flames dance Snow on the window, ice in the glass Gonna drink it all in, cuz it goes by so fast It’s a wonderful life, so much to believe in Especially now, this holiday season The presents are out, the smell of the tree Everything’s perfect, while you’re here with me You got me glowing like those Christmas lights It’s a Wonderful Life…” “It’s a Wonderful Life” was produced by Smith Curry and recorded at Omni Sound in Nashville, Tennessee. The sound engineer on the project was Josh Emmons with mixing and mastering by Bobby Holland. Vocal tracking was provided by David Axelrod. First-class musicians on the new song include Miles McPherson (drums), Steve Mackey (bass), Smith Curry (steel guitar), Sam Hunter (acoustic guitar), Nathan Keeterle (electric guitar), Billy Justineau (keyboards) and Mark Lonsway (background vocals). Ruby will join fellow Nashville songwriters Jay Bragg and Brontë Fall in December for a unique, holiday-themed tour, A Songwriter’s Christmas. “A Songwriter’s Christmas” Show Dates: 12-03-23 - Nashville, TN - 3rd & Lindsley 12-07-23 - New York, NY - Skinny Dennis 12-08-23 - Portland, ME - Port City Blue 12-09-23 - Boston/Somerville, MA - The Burren “A Songwriter’s Christmas” tour will visit four cities, spreading the spirit of the holidays through the power of music and creating an unforgettable experience for fans. This tour isn’t just about bringing joy to audiences; it’s about giving back to the community. Bryan Ruby, along with his fellow artists, have chosen to dedicate their tour to support music education for charity. Each city on the tour will have a unique opportunity to contribute to this noble cause and help make music education accessible in underserved places. The tour kicks off on December 3rd at iconic Nashville venue 3rd & Lindsley, with proceeds benefiting W.O. Smith Music School in Nashville and The Gift of Music project. “In past years, I’ve brought ‘A Songwriter’s Christmas’ to sold-out crowds at City Winery and The Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville, and I thought of no one better than Bryan Ruby to join us on the road this year,” shared Talent Buyer and Co-Founder of “A Songwriter’s Christmas” Ashley L. Evans. “After seeing the success of his debut holiday single, ‘Christmas With You’ last year, and hearing the potential for heartfelt moments and experiences in his new single, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ putting together this tour was a no-brainer.” This holiday season, Bryan Ruby’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Songwriter’s Christmas” tour promise to be the cheerful, soul-soothing experiences that we all need, so get ready to embrace the magic of the season with Bryan Ruby and his unforgettable holiday anthem. Stay up-to-date with Bryan Ruby by following him on his website at and his social media sites Facebook, Instagram, Threads and TikTok. Also be sure to subscribe to watch videos on his official YouTube channel. Stream and download Bryan Ruby music on Spotify, Apple Music/iTunes, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Pandora and more. About Bryan Ruby: Bryan Ruby is a rising country music artist and trailblazing professional baseball player in Nashville, Tennessee. As a songwriter, Bryan has penned songs that have appeared on the Texas Country Top 50 chart and the iTunes Country Top 25 (#16), and songs he has written have been featured on both Huffington Post and People Magazine. As an artist, Bryan won Season 7 of the talent-search competition Nashville Rising Song, and released his debut single “Left Field” in June 2022. The song was featured on The TODAY Show and added to rotation on SiriusXM’s Country Pride and the Academy of Country Music's Ultimate Pride Playlist. With rich vocals and authentic storytelling on follow-up singles “Two For The Road” (August ‘22), “The Standouts” (October ‘22), “Christmas With You” (November ‘22), “Baseball Country” (March ‘23), “The Standouts (Heroes Version)” feat. Grammy-nominated artist Ty Herndon (June ‘23), and his debut EP Diamonds Are Forever (October '23), “Bryan’s introspective and relatable storytelling‘ (The Nash News) and “expressive baritone” (MusicRow Magazine) give him a unique calling card in the up-and-coming Nashville country scene. Bryan made history in September 2021 when he became the only active professional baseball player to come out as gay at the time. The inspirational story was featured in USA Today as well as 100+ media outlets around the world including CBS, Yahoo, Bleacher Report and Teen Vogue. He then founded Proud To Be In Baseball, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating, educating, and creating opportunities for the next generation of LGBTQ baseball players. Ruby’s nonprofit work has earned him a spot on Out Magazine’s prestigious Out 100 list and the Rising Star award from the Foundation For Love & Acceptance in Nashville.


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