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 35

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

Music Spotlight: Molly Lovette

Mar 06, 2023 at 11:20 am by Bethany Bowman 4

Molly Lovette is from a tight-knit Irish family who grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. Deep-rooted in tradition and faith, Molly attended Catholic grade school and then an.... Read More

Music Spotlight: SACHA

Mar 03, 2023 at 12:28 pm by Bethany Bowman 6

One thing I have learned while writing my blog is that there is a lot more to Canadian Country Music than Shania Twain. The Canadians love their country music and have given u.... Read More

Kasey Tyndall Releases New Music

Feb 27, 2023 at 11:00 am by Bethany Bowman 13

After seeing Kasey Tyndall at the Listening Room with the Song Suffragettes in 2019, I immediately set up an interview with the energetic songstress and featured her in my M.... Read More

American Idol Alum, Taylor Hicks Releases New Single, ‘Porch Swing’

Feb 22, 2023 at 04:38 pm by Bethany Bowman 18

On Presidents Day, Season 5 American Idol Winner, Taylor Hicks, joined the Bobby Bones Show where he debuted his newest single, “Porch Swing.” But befor.... Read More

Craig Campbell Releases ‘The Lost Files: Exhibit A’

Feb 21, 2023 at 10:21 am by Bethany Bowman 60

Since the neo-traditional country artist, Craig Campbell, launched his Grindstone Recordings label in 2020, he has been releasing music and banking even more cuts over the l.... Read More

Spotlight on Cassie Petrey and Jade Driver/Crowd Surf

Feb 21, 2023 at 09:55 am by Bethany Bowman 29

One of the things that has most surprised me as an entertainment journalist is how many people it takes for a song or singer to become notable. Besides the artist and the son.... Read More

CMT Crossroads: FOR KING + COUNTRY and Jimmie Allen Airs February 28

Feb 20, 2023 at 05:50 am by Bethany Bowman

One of the most fascinating shows on CMT is their innovative series, “CMT Crossroads,” which pairs country artists with musicians from other genres. Each episode f.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Hillary Reese

Feb 18, 2023 at 01:53 am by Bethany Bowman 1

Hillary Reese comes from a big sports family in Mississippi full of coaches and teachers. But she and her brother both desired to do music instead. (Her brother, Parker, has a.... Read More