Singer songwriter Hannah Bethel may be young but she is not new to the music world. The Northern Michigan native grew up on country music and classic rock. She spent most of her teenage years traveling the Upper Midwest performing original music at fairs, bars, talent shows, coffee houses, shopping malls and country shows. Hannah self-released her first record at 17 and the following year she moved to Nashville, Tennessee. ... read more!
There have been positive vibes coming from Stoney Creek Records artist Randy Houser over the last few years and his newest release, “We Went,” continues that trend. With three consecutive No. 1 hits, “How Country Feels,” “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” and “Goodnight Kiss,” which was Houser’s first No. 1 as a songwriter and a Top 5 hit, “Like A Cowboy,” all from his 2013 debut album, “How Country Feels,” he is a man refreshed. ... read more!
The seven year musical road that Old Dominion has been on has paid off. They have worked hard, wrote hit songs for many artists, and have embarked on their own onto the big stage spotlight. I kept seeing their name out there and finally took some time to see what it was all about. After listening to their music and seeing them live on July 27th at the Brandin’ Iron in San Bernardino, CA it is clear what is going on: This “Band of Brothers” has a talent that is exciting, entertaining and solid. ... read more!
You will find nothing flashy about singer songwriter Kip Moore. The fire in his spirit, the roughness but yet at times smoothness of his voice is reminiscent of a younger Bruce Springsteen. There is passion, conviction and true story telling in his words. On the heels of his soon to be released album, “Wild Ones,” on August 21st, I think it only fitting to select a strong cut, “I’m To Blame,” for our Music Video Monday spotlight. ... read more!
Grammy, CMA and ACM award-winning artist/singer/songwriter K.T. Oslin released “Simply,” on June 2nd, her first album in 15 years. The album has new arrangements of many of her hits including, “Younger Men,” “Hold Me,” and “80’s Ladies.” Included is a new song, “Do You Think About Me,” which is the first song she has written in 20 years, bringing in Al Anderson as the co-writer. Her career started out in her early 20’s when she performed with folk singers Guy Clark and David Jones. K.T. went on to achieve a very impressive eclectic career that also included acting and producing. ... read more!
We join in with others today in expressing our sadness and condolences on the passing of country music legend Lynn Anderson at the young age of 67. Ms. Anderson was a true trailblazer on the country scene and her voice is recognized across Tennessee as the vocalist behind one of the iconic state songs, Rocky Top. She held the “Top Grossing Song by a Female Artist,” for 27 years with her signature song, “Rose Garden.” ... read more!