FREMONT - Singer-songwriter Allie Busold of Fremont is releasing her first all-original CD, "Through These Eyes."
The release party is 8 p.m. Friday at Plaza Lanes in Fremont. All the songs were written and produced by Busold and her writing partner, Tony Paulus of Tiffin, and recorded in Nashville, Tenn.
Busold has been singing since age 3. During her childhood, she performed at numerous talent shows and events. As a teen, she was a member of Uptown Country.
For the past 10 years she has been performing at Put-in-Bay, most recently as That Allie Girl. She is a summer regular at Mojito Bay and The Boathouse.
While performing at a Pioneer Mill Island Party in Tiffin, she met Paulus. Busold and Paulus not only began writing together but also decided to start a band. Its members are: drums, Steve Rowe of The Booze Brothers; bass, Pat DelTurco of Rusty Vinyl; guitar and keyboards, Tony Paulus of Rusty Vinyl; and guitar, Joe Anderson of Reverse Side.
A percentage of the CD sales Friday are to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Northwest Ohio. Each of the first 100 discs sold are to include a $5 gift card for future use at Plaza Lanes.
Allie and The Rockers are to perform after 9 p.m. and include several songs from Allie's new CD during their performance.