Leisure: Arts & Entertainment

Music Spotlight: Pryor Baird

Jun 02, 2023 at 09:53 am by Bethany Bowman

One of my favorite groups to interview are the finalists from the music competition shows. To make it to the finales of any of the shows, artists normally have talent in spade.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Mitchell Tenpenny

May 30, 2023 at 11:19 am by Bethany Bowman

Mega country star Mitchell Tenpenny recently teamed up with TikTok and Prevacid for a live presentation, showing fans how he combats the “stress-burn” that can be.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Noah Riley Teal

May 26, 2023 at 09:53 am by Bethany Bowman

Having just turned 18 years old, Noah Riley Teal is a singer, songwriter, and guitar slinger. “A southern rocker triple threat,” his publicist states. They contin.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Spencer Crandall

May 18, 2023 at 11:07 am by Bethany Bowman

I remember the first time hearing Spencer Crandall’s song “Made.” The lyrics Cause soulmates aren't found they're made/ Yeah, we choose each other every day.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Jay Allen

May 12, 2023 at 06:00 am by Bethany Bowman

When rising artist Jay Allen debuted the song, “No Prayer Like Mama’s,” I knew this was the artist I wanted to feature for Mother’s Day Weekend. To be.... Read More

Joe and Linda Chambers, Eric Church, and Butch Spyridon Awarded Stars on Walk of Fame

May 08, 2023 at 01:14 pm by Bethany Bowman

On May 4th, three more stars were added to The Music City Walk of Fame. The Walk of Fame Park was established in 2006. May 4th marked the 25th ceremony where Star 98 was awar.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Tigirlily Gold

May 04, 2023 at 04:47 pm by Bethany Bowman

I first met the sister duo, Tigirlily Gold, back in 2022, when they were part of a fundraiser for one of my favorite charities, Music Will. I knew then that I wanted to featur.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Conner Smith

Apr 30, 2023 at 02:35 pm by Bethany Bowman

One thing that I have learned by writing this column is that the country music that young people like (who are the biggest consumers of digital music) is not always the same a.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Lily Grace

Apr 27, 2023 at 02:28 pm by Bethany Bowman

Lily Grace is a seventeen-year-old powerhouse vocalist from Australia who recently moved to Nashville to chase her music career dreams. Naturally gifted, Lily Grace began sin.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Colleen Rae

Apr 24, 2023 at 03:16 pm by Bethany Bowman

I’ve been Facebook friends with Colleen Rae for more than 12 years. I knew she sang country music but had not heard much from her until recently. Colleen Rae is from.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Mark Taylor

Apr 21, 2023 at 06:00 am by Bethany Bowman

Rising Nashville artist and Maryland native, Mark Taylor has had a guitar in his hand since he was two years old and has never looked back. “My dad was/is a huge influe.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Kinsey Rose

Apr 17, 2023 at 10:50 am by Bethany Bowman

From the first few measures of a twangy guitar, I knew instantly when I heard “Speed of Broken Heart” that Kinsey Rose was going to be an artist I would want to fe.... Read More