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EVAmore: Disrupting the Booking Industry One Positive Move at a Time

Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel may not have graduated from Belmont very long ago, but the pair are already well-known as innovative industry disruptors in all the right ways. Introduced while in the Music Business department at Belmont University and both possessing a passion for live music, the two quickly began collaborating on everything from…

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…

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…

Pride Month: Country Music’s Gone Drag With Billy Hardin

Country music has become increasingly inclusive in recent years, with the likes of Cody Alan, Shane McAnally, Ty Herndon and more coming out and sharing their lives, writing more inclusive music, and participating in groundbreaking articles to help blow the doors off a genre that has been one of the most exclusive to the LGBTQ+…

Elvis, Strait to Jesus: Tony Brown on His Life in the Music Industry and his Brand New Book

Elvis Presley, Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, Patty Loveless, Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Lionel Richie. All of these people have one thing in common: Tony Brown. Born to an evangelist father, Brown grew up just outside of Greensboro, North Carolina, playing piano and loving Gospel songs. What…

Lula’s 2018 Academy of Country Music Award’s Wishlist

The Academy of Country Music’s award ceremony is just around the corner with the Queen of Country Music herself, Reba McEntire, hosting the festivities. We here at Lula 1892 have spent weeks combing over the nominees, listening to songs not once, not twice, but ten times through, and casting our wishlist for the perfect ACM…

Woman, Amen?

Let’s talk about the visibility of women in country music. As a women-led, women run publication, we at Lula 1892 find the topics of women in country music, their visibility and opportunities—or lack thereof—to be a crucial part of an ongoing conversation. It is not a matter of one side versus the other; furthering women’s…

In the Studio with The Church Sisters

Among the bright lights of Nashville, two breakout stars are taking center stage.Twin sister harmony duo, Sarah and Savanna Church, have recently signed with The Valory Music Company, a division of Big Machine Label Group.The girls are currently working with Grammy Award winning producer Julian Raymond on their debut project. With tight, haunting harmonies backed…

The Ultimate Guide to Reba McEntire’s Most Underrated Songs

Let’s get one thing straight- Reba McEntire is the Queen of Country Music. There are women with longer careers than she has had still actively producing music (we see you, Dolly, and we love you), but Reba has surpassed many of the artists who inspired her, if not in influence, then certainly in awards. McEntire holds the…

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