Local country singer Nicole Donatone, who has opened at Penn's Peak and other venues for such major artists as Randy Travis, John Michael Montgomery, and Restless Heart, has her own Web site.

Fans can follow her at www.nicoledonatone.com.

The site has her bio, appearances, numerous photos, and news.

Donatone, who is employed at Penn's Peak Radio, is getting ready to release her first album. It was recorded at Ron Fairchild Music in Nashville, Tenn.

The date for the release will be announced.

The talented singer earned her degree at Northampton Community College, majoring in Radio/TV Communications and received the prestigious Marconi Award for Academic Excellence. She presently hosts her own radio show at pennspeakradio.com.

Her voice has been compared to the legendary Patsy Cline's and she often sings Cline's songs during her performances. You also might hear her sing songs of Mary Chapin Carpenter, LeAnn Rimes, Miranda Lambert, or even a classic like "Blue Moon O'er Kentucky."

The next scheduled appearance for Donatone at Penn's Peak is on Aug. 25 when she opens for the incomparable Don Williams.

Meanwhile, you can see her perform at the following locations:

Ÿ July 7 - Walnutport Playground Park, 7-11 p.m.

Ÿ July 17 - Bowmanstown Lions Fair, 6-9 p.m.

Ÿ Aug. 7 - MusikFest in Bethlehem, noon-1:30 p.m.

Ÿ Aug. 10 - Carbon County Lions/Lioness Fair in Palmerton, 7-9 p.m.

Ÿ Aug. 25 - Opening for Don Williams at Penn's Peak, 8 p.m.

Ÿ Aug. 28 - West End Fair in Gilbert, noon-5 p.m.

Ÿ Sept. 9 - Palmerton Festival, 5-7 p.m.