Music Spotlight: Jordan St. Cyr

Jun 14, 2024 at 04:00 am by Bethany Bowman

Jordan St. Cyr is from a small town of around 1200 people located outside Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Growing up, he remembers his dad showing him a few chords on a guitar a.... Read More

Legendary Musician Peter Frampton Honored with Les Paul Spirit Award

Jun 10, 2024 at 11:38 am by Bethany Bowman

On June 9, 2024, the Les Paul Foundation partnered with Gibson Gives to award Peter Frampton with the annual Les Paul Spirit Award. Bob Weir, Nile Rodgers, and U2’s Th.... Read More

Music Spotlight: High Mountain Breezes

Jun 05, 2024 at 03:16 pm by Bethany Bowman

One thing that Nashville has no shortage of is super-talented singers, songwriters, and musicians. For every hit song you hear, somebody somewhere had to write and play the.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Zach John King

Jun 01, 2024 at 11:58 am by Bethany Bowman

Zach John King is from Fayetteville, Georgia, a small town outside of Atlanta with a population of 18 thousand people. He got exposed to country music by his grandparents, b.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Zach John King

Jun 01, 2024 at 11:58 am by Bethany Bowman

Zach John King is from Fayetteville, Georgia, a small town outside of Atlanta with a population of 18 thousand people. He got exposed to country music by his grandparents, b.... Read More

Music Spotlight: MaRynn Taylor

May 31, 2024 at 04:30 am by Bethany Bowman

When I met MaRynn Taylor at CMT’s Next Women of Country 2023, I knew I would love her music because I immediately loved her personality. And while I covered her at CRS.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Allie Colleen

May 26, 2024 at 04:19 pm by Bethany Bowman

Allie Colleen has been around music her entire life. She began writing poetry at age eight and got serious about learning guitar by age 14. Combining these two hobbies, she.... Read More

Smithfield Releases Debut Album, ‘Country With Heart’

May 24, 2024 at 04:00 am by Bethany Bowman

I first heard the duo, Smithfield, in 2018 on Sirius XM’s The Highway when their song “Hey Whiskey” was a big hit. Compr.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Matt Oakley

May 20, 2024 at 02:11 pm by Bethany Bowman

Matt Oakley grew up around all kinds of music. His dad was a DJ in the military in Germany. He recalled, “We always had those little boomboxes going and those old.... Read More

The Dryes Release ‘Dear Heart’ for Mental Health Awareness Month

May 17, 2024 at 05:15 am by Bethany Bowman

Last July, when NBC The Voice alums, Katelyn and Derek Drye announced their lead single “Sawdust” off their forthcoming EP, I was keen to feature them because I.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Zach Top

May 13, 2024 at 03:49 pm by Bethany Bowman

Anybody who follows me or my column knows that I have a type. Traditional country music stirs my soul. When I find someone young who can do the same thing, I do my best to t.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Scotty McCreery

May 10, 2024 at 12:12 am by Bethany Bowman

To say 2024 has been a banner year for Scotty McCreery would be an understatement. From his beloved North Carolina State making it to the NCAA Final Four to recently being a.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Skip Ewing

May 03, 2024 at 10:52 am by Bethany Bowman

Donald Ralph "Skip" Ewing is a musician’s musician. To say that his singing and songwriting are brilliant is an understatement. And he can play almost any stringed ins.... Read More

Music Spotlight Follow-Up: Donny Van Slee

Apr 26, 2024 at 06:00 am by Bethany Bowman

Since I interviewed Donny Van Slee back in 2022, I’ve always been intrigued by the chiropractor/country music singer who unashamedly goes to t.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Nicolette & The Nobodies

Apr 23, 2024 at 11:58 am by Bethany Bowman

I’ll confess. Sometimes I get so many emails I can’t read them all. The downside to that is I am sure I have missed several great artists. But thankfully, I did.... Read More

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