Check out this interview with up and coming country artist Jaida Dreyer during CRS as she talks about her new single and video!
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We caught up with Casey James over a month ago during his show at Exit/In in Nashville where he promised a full length interview during Country Radio Seminar (CRS).
This is that full length interview!
Casey stops by to talk about his fans, his new single and upcoming tour with one Taylor Swift!
Check out this interview with up and coming country artist Austin Webb during CRS 2013 in Nashville!
Five days. Ten Venues. Over 400 songwriters. NSAI’s Tin Pan South is the WORLD’s largest all-songwriter festival, and just wrapped up its 21st year. Over 9,000 fans attend the event annually to hear some of the greatest songs ever written, performed by the people that wrote them.
In the last couple years, NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International) has gotten a prominent figure in country music to perform the first night (mainly because he or she has to fly out to Vegas for ACM week shortly thereafter). This year The Listening Room Café featured Jake Owen at the early show, and Charles Kelly from Lady Antebellum for the late show. I missed Charles so I could go see “Celebrating ABC’s Nashville” at 3rd and Lindsley (more on that later).
The round with Jake Owen also featured Brandy Clark (“Somewhere With You,” “Alone With You”), Josh Osbourne (“Come Over,” Merry Go ‘Round”), and Eric Paslay (“Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”) who was filling in for the sick Shane McAnally. You can see how rounds like this are so fun to watch. Songwriters are constantly collaborating, and this bunch seems to be pretty well connected. Not to mention… Jake Owen was there.
RAW: Nashville of RAW: natural born artists will gather 37 artists for a night of fashion, art and music on Friday, April 26 from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Cannery Ballroom.
Following the launch of the new bimonthly format, Marvel is the second showcase of the year. It will feature musical performances by rock bands Red Wine Hangover, Dirty Silver, The Resolute and funk/rock band Jones World. The collaborative music and runway show will feature clothing by TaraMarie, Harpediem and Mika Roche Collection. Accessories will include designs from Raw Jewelry, Pursuing, MynisaUnique, New York to Nashville and Ashjewels. While, Rachel Cothron, Amber Cannon, Ashley and Claire and Harlow Salon will do hair and makeup. Local visual artists will include Tonya Nikole, Mocking Girl Designs, Allison Johnson, TB8S, Helen Johana, Melissa Christine, Tony Hayes, Bret Pemelton, Sam Braden IV, Teresa Baker, Chasen Igleheart, Tiffany Howell, Jonathan Hargrove, India Stone, Charleen Pardue, Brayden Harp, Jenna Winstead, Steve Rollins and Deer Abigail. Continue Reading →
Musicians Corner, Nashville’s weekly lawn party, announces its fourth year of free music events in Centennial Park! Introducing the Musicians Corner Spring 2013 season:
The fourth season begins on Saturday, May 4 with free music and the 1st Annual Food Truck Fiesta featuring 25 of Nashville’s best food trucks.
The music will take place from 2 – 5 PM this year, preceded by Pre-Show Festivities from 12 – 2 PM including our Beer Garden Happy Hour, Food Trucks, Kidsville Activities, and Chef Michael’s Dog of the Day.
The Spring 2013 season features over 40 local and visiting artists, including Main Stage performances by:
If you listen to pop radio you’ve noticed country stars showing up on the playlists more and more. If you watch awards shows, country artists and country music categories are featured more and more. ABC’s Nashville is a huge television success. And country seems to be taking over singing reality competitions (Tate Stevens won The X Factor, and let us not forget Blake Shelton is The Voice’s reigning champ two seasons in a row… and by the way, Cassadee Pope, last season’s winner, has just signed with country label Big Machine). So why has “mainstream” fallen in love with country music?
It’s simple: “Mainstream” isn’t coming around to country. Country is going to it. Not in a conformist way, but a revolutionary way.
“What is country music, really?” is a topic debated ad nauseum, and I won’t touch it. I’m far from knowing where the exact line is that separates country music from not country music; however, there is certainly no need to hold the country music genre captive in a box anymore. Those boxes are obsolete.
The FARM comes by to talk about partying at CRS, their newest single, and Australia. Krista even shows off some dance moves, and we contemplate changing the name of FOCUS on the 615.
Sports, music and television celebrities and personalities will team up on April 23 at the Pine Creek Golf Course in Mount Juliet, Tenn., to benefit Middle Tennessee children during the annual Christmas 4 Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament, presented by Prevost.
Tracy Lawrence, Bo Bice, David Ball, Fox17’s Kelly Sutton and Nick Paranjape, Lisa Matassa, Del Gray of Little Texas, Mickie James, Mark Cooke, Ty Brown, Lucas Hoge and Eric Heatherly are all slated to take part in the tournament, with more announcements to be made in the coming weeks. Bluegrass duo The Roys will return as the tournament hosts. The tournament is a three-player scramble with a celebrity as the fourth player.
Brett Eldredge drops by Country Radio Seminar to talk about his new single “Don’t Ya,” his new album, and landing the opening spot on Taylor Swift’s RED Tour.
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