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Rapid Fire Round with Rachel Reinert

Rachel Reinert knows what it takes to succeed in Nashville. With courage, grace, and patience, the former member of Gloriana has struck out on her own to fulfill her dream of having a solo career. Reinert has had plenty of ups and downs in Music City, having moved there to take on a publishing deal…

Lori McKenna: The Tree Review

Artist: Lori McKenna Album: The Tree Year: 2018 Label: CN Records Genre: Folk, Americana, Singer-Songwriter What you won’t find on two-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lori McKenna’s eleventh studio album is a hell-raising good time party anthem. What you will find are a few tears rolling down your face as you listen to the words of…

Ain’t It Nice In Here: The History of Cinderella Studios

In life, some moments imprint themselves so distinctly on our hearts they become frozen in time—easy to recall with the faintest whiff of a fragrance or the first beat of a song that underscored the memory you were in the middle of composing. They’re moments we’ll remember forever, stored in the recesses of our minds…

Multi-Media International Superstar Reba McEntire Has Signed An Exclusive Global Publishing Deal With Given Music Publishing   

Nashville, TN July 23, 2018 — Reba McEntire has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with Given Music Publishing, according to an announcement made today by Given Founding Partner Cindy Owen. McEntire is an international superstar who has made a name for herself in music, television, film and theater, as well as in retail and…

Lime Rock Amphitheater: The Wrinkle Family’s New Outdoor Music Venue

The Wrinkle family are no strangers to the music industry; with one sister touring worldwide, one sister heading up her own country band, and an impressive resume himself, Reggie Wrinkle has new plans to make good music happen in his own backyard in Texas. Lime Rock Amphitheater, located just outside of Abilene, Texas, is a…

Dani McDonnell: Neon’s Callin’ EP Review

Artist: Dani McDonnell Album: Neon’s Callin’ Year: 2017 Label: Independence Records Genre: Swampy-Tonk, Southern Blues, Southern Rock Back in April when I reviewed Aaron McDonnell’s EP “Lucky Me,” I was completely taken by his harmony vocalist, wishing she had recorded music of her own. Her voice stuck with me for weeks. That profoundly talented harmony…

Justified: Karen Waldrup on her Newest Album

“If you take the burden off of yourself to be important, then that’s the moment that you start living God’s plan for your life.” Karen Waldrup, who just released her debut full-length album last Friday, shared those words with me from her time at a Baptist church in Brentwood Tennessee, where the sermon from preacher…

Erin Enderlin: Whiskeytown Crier Review

Artist: Erin Enderlin Album: Whiskeytown Crier Year: 2017 Label: Blue Slate Records Genre: Country “Whiskeytown. A town just like any other, I suppose, full of people with dreams and heartache. Whether it’s a baby being born or somebody dyin’ there’s one thing we all have in common—sooner or later we end up as a headline…

In The Studio With Kathy Anderson

For Nashville based designer Kathy Anderson, making dream spaces come to life is part of her DNA. Having completed such projects as RCA Studio A, Starstruck Entertainment, the backstage of the Ryman Auditorium and both the backstage and dressing rooms of The Grand Ole Opry House, Anderson has made a name for herself in music…

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