This dynamic duo is not like Batman & Robin but impressive and exciting none the less. They meld country, rock and blues to bring a new needed appeal. The duo, Striking Matches – Sarah Zimmerman and Justin Davis – will lure you in and keep you there. Listening to “Hanging On A Lie” is a great place to start. ... read more!
Yes there are still women in country music; yes we must not forget them. In the current state it seems to be mostly about the “Hey Dude” scene, but I think some of these men do not realize the impact “back in the day” women had on country music and how the young girls would associate with what they had to say. One such artist caught my attention many years ago, and held it. Bring on the applause for Jamie O’Neal as our “Throwback Thursday Video” artist of the day. ... read more!
The saying goes you learn something new almost everyday. This can surely apply to music and the artist attached with it. This is the case with me when gearing up for Country Radio Seminar (CRS) this year. I had the great pleasure of being led toward a bright talented young country artist. Welcome Brian Collins to our “Wednesday’s Watch” spotlight. ... read more!
A Texas crooner with a number of albums and I wonder how many know who it is? I didn’t until CRS (Country Radio Seminar) this year and I enjoy what I hear, you should too. Welcome Pat Waters and The Chainlink Band to Music Video Monday. ... read more!
Country Music Matters made a strong presence this year in Nashville for the annual Country Radio Seminar (CRS) held downtown at the Nashville Convention Center from February 25-27. After our media credentials were approved I knew I had a daunting task of setting up time with artists, giving each one all the attention I could in the allotted time frame, making sure my “homework” was done giving me knowledge into the background of each person and making sure the visit was fun, insightful, and comfortable for all of us especially the artist. When I look back now on it all, it was so exciting, educational, memorable and once I got past some of my nervousness, just plain fun. ... read more!
When you first hear this powerful trademark baritone, there is no mistaking who is behind it. Grammy nominated artist Trace Adkins has been bringing us hits since his first album, “Dreamin’ Out Loud,” with Capitol Records. Going back to the beginning I bring you, “There’s A Girl In Texas.” ... read more!