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A Tale of Two Dresses: Loretta Harper on Design

The 1950’s: a taffeta lined, cinch-waisted dream of elegance. Times were simpler, fashion was cleaner, and everyone looked fantastic all the time. Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley flooded the airwaves and women’s deepest fantasies with their smooth voices, their slicked back hair, their subdued sex appeal as the rhythm of the…

Peggy and Patsy Lynn on Growing Up in the Industry, Making Their Own Way, and Loretta Lynn’s Grammy Nomination

One might think growing up the child of Loretta Lynn would mean a life of glamour; private planes, infinite backstage passes, lace and rhinestones, and a love for life in the spotlight. The reality of being Loretta Lynn’s child goes something more like this: public school, work in the barn, mud from the creek, pickle…

2019 Breakout Artists

Liddy Clark Lula 1892 first featured Liddy Clark when she released her current single, “Shot Down (Stand Up)”. The song, so relevant to the violence in today’s world, was inspired by her experience as a native of Parkland, Florida and from being friends with several of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting. Clark…

SoulShine: Waverly Tennessee Has a Brand New Music Venue

The town of Waverly, Tennessee is a perfect snapshot into a life most thought long gone. Small, charming, neighborly, real; all values that harken back to times gone by, but as neighbors greet one another in the street, families throw celebrations together, and the brand new music venue boasts a “Bring Your Own Picnic” option…

Top Songs of 2018

2018 has brought the beginning of a revolution in country music. While Bro-Country and snap tracks still dominate the airwaves, audiences are turning to alternative sources to discover and stream more interesting songs that harken back to the roots of our genre; songs that rely heavily on storytelling and steel guitar. Artists who can’t get…

Rapid Fire Round with Honey County

Rooted in three-part vocal harmonies, southern twang, and pop hooks, Honey County is a female country trio featuring the stacked voices, songwriting and layered guitar work of bandmates Dani Rose, Devon Jane and Katie Stump. As one of Rolling Stone’s “Top 10 Artists You Need To Know,” the band has maintained a busy schedule both onstage and…

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…

Rapid Fire Round with Jenna Paulette

From opening gigs with Zac Brown Band, Joe Nichols, Russell Dickerson and High Valley to remaining a staple of Song Suffragettes, a weekly woman-only singer-songwriter showcase at Nashville’s Listening Room Cafe, Jenna Paulette is becoming an unstoppable force in Nashville. Paulette tows the genre lines we so often debate in this industry, and she does…

Rapid Fire Round with Raquel Aurilia

Raquel Aurilia’s music is uniquely transparent. The Arizona based singer- songwriter is not afraid to be vulnerable and share her emotions. Her unique career also couples with an extensive touring history with 80’s music icon John Waite. Aurilia’s music has been heard on MTV’s hit shows “The Hills” & her single “Feels Like” from her debut…

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