Artist Interviews

Mandy Barnett Talks Patsy Cline, Don Gibson and More — A CMM Interview

Mandy Barnett is hands down one of the best vocalists of our time. Many people may know her from her role as Pasty Cline at the Ryman Auditorium’s “Always…Patsy Cline.” She is a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry and has been making music since she was just a little girl. Recently we were lucky enough to talk to Mandy about her latest project, the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store exclusive album “I Can’t Stop Loving You: The Songs of Don Gibson.” ... read more!

Scott DeCarlo Brings Rock and a Ton of Passion to His Music —- A CMM Interview

Scott DeCarlo is an artist who truly loves what he does and that is evident as soon as you start to speak with him. This New Jersey native who pulls double duty serving the public as a Police Sergeant and bringing his love for music to the stage is working hard to achieve his goals. Scott brings a little rock and a whole slew of energy to his shows and he wants his music to be something that people really feel. ... read more!

Dierks Bentley, Easton Corbin and More Talk Miles and Music 2013 —- Video Interviews

Earlier this month Dierks Bentley put on his 8th Annual “Miles and Music For Kids.” The event was bigger than ever with Dierks making the biggest donation to date of over $307,000 to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Country Music Matters was on hand and we had the chance to talk with Dierks Bentley, Easton Corbin, Eric Close from ABC’s hit series “Nashville” and Mike Wolfe from the show “American Pickers.” ... read more!