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

Charley Pride Statue Added to Ryman Auditorium’s Iconic Walk

Apr 14, 2023 at 02:15 pm by Bethany Bowman 3

Ryman Auditorium unveiled the latest addition to its Icon Walk this morning with a statue honoring American music icon Charley Pride. The detailed bronze likeness was added to.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Donice Morace

Apr 14, 2023 at 05:45 am by Bethany Bowman

One thing I have learned is that Texas Country is its own thing. It has a traditional, devil-may-care attitude and many of our favorite artists (i.e., Willie Nelson, George.... Read More

Music Spotlight Artist Julia Cole Hosts Circle Network’s ‘Ultimate Fan Fest’

Apr 11, 2023 at 10:42 am by Bethany Bowman

In January 2022, I featured the effervescent Julia Cole in my Music Spotlight column. On July 16, 2022, the songstress made her Opry debut. Julia Cole has now teamed up.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Jake Worthington

Apr 07, 2023 at 06:00 am by Bethany Bowman

Jake Worthington first wowed America in 2014 as a teen from LaPorte, Texas, when he became a finalist on NBC’s The Voice. Fast forward ten years and the traditionally in.... Read More

Song Suffragettes Celebrate Ninth Anniversary At The Listening Room

Apr 05, 2023 at 01:50 pm by Bethany Bowman

The Song Suffragettes is a weekly writer's round held in Nashville, Tennessee at The Listening Room featuring rotating female country artists. Song Suffragettes is a collectiv.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Amanda Kate Ferris

Apr 04, 2023 at 11:25 am by Bethany Bowman

When I heard the howling pedal steel-soaked guitar on the song aptly named “Pedal Steel,” a touching song about the Grand Ole Opry, I knew I needed to interview.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Jaye Madison

Mar 31, 2023 at 07:04 am by Bethany Bowman 11

Doing what I do, I get sent a lot of artists to check out. A Facebook friend told me to check out the Jaye Madison band. I listened and they could absolutely sing. But normall.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Julie Williams

Mar 27, 2023 at 03:12 pm by Bethany Bowman 4

The first time I saw Julie Williams perform with the Song Suffragettes at the Listening Room. I have featured many female singer-songwriters that I heard with the Song Suffr.... Read More

Country Radio Seminar Recap

Mar 23, 2023 at 12:01 pm by Bethany Bowman 21

NASHVILLE, Tennessee Country Radio Seminar (CRS) is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music ind.... Read More

Music Spotlight/Opry Debut: Clare Cunningham

Mar 19, 2023 at 01:06 pm by Bethany Bowman 5

When my friend and Music Spotlight artist, Lynn Marie (Rodick) sent me a message that Clare Cunningham would soon be making her Opry debut, I immediately was drawn to this Iri.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Aliyah Good

Mar 10, 2023 at 12:11 pm by Bethany Bowman 34

I remember Jamie O’Neal telling me that her 17-year-old daughter accompanied her when she re-released her mega-hit “Somebody’s Hero.” Now Aliyah.... Read More