Meet Rylie Bourne, Nashville Artist and Segue 61 Graduate

Hometown: Divernon, IL Genre: Americana / Country Influences: Ashley Monroe, Alison Krauss, EmmyLou Harris, Gillian Welch, Lee Ann Womack When did you move to Nashville? “I moved to Nashville at the beginning of this year. After considering dropping out of college multiple times, I waited until I graduated and had the opportunity to be a … Continued

Country Artist Stephanie Owens Seeks Crowdfunding for Upcoming EP

In this day and age of the DIY music career, funding to advance an artist’s growth may be challenging to get. Thanks to Kickstarter, Pledge Music, and other crowdfunding websites, those new artists starting to build their music catalogue and fan base can be given a platform to raise money in exchange for rewards. There … Continued

Meet: Hunter Haynes

Hometown: Forest City NC Genre: Country Influences: 90’s Country, New artists like Luke Combs, Riley Green, Muscadine Bloodline When did you find your love for music? “I have always been a huge fan of any kind of  music. Growing up baseball was my main focus, I played through high school and two years into college. … Continued

Perry Ashton Brings an Alternative Edge to Country Music

Hometown: Montevallo, Alabama Genre: Country with an alternative touch Influences: Alanis Morissette, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, 90’s Alternative Favorite Bar: Loser’s Bar and Grill   How did your love for music start? “My dad and grandad always played guitar when I was younger. My dad was tough and wanted me to learn everything on my … Continued

Whitney Merritt, Adding Her Own Twang in Country Music

Hometown: Owensboro, KY Genre: Country, Bluegrass Influences: Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert, Patsy Cline Favorite Venue: Robert’s Western World   How long has music been a part of your life? “I grew up in a musical family, so it was pretty much handed down to me. My dad comes from a family of 14 … Continued

Kaitie Wade: A Pop Country Recording Artist Who Should Be On Your Radar

We recently caught up with Pop Country Nashville recording artist, Kaitie Wade. Recently releasing her debut EP Starts With A Song, she’s gotten attention from radio stations, as well as a following on social media. Where are you from? A town about 45 minutes south of Seattle, Washington called Lake Tapps What genre is your … Continued

You’ll Need a ‘Lifeboat’ With the Waves Melanie Meriney is Making

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Genre: Country with a taste of pop, hip hop, electronic Influences: Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert, Phil Vassar, 80’s rock Favorite Venue: Pour House Melanie Meriney grew up in Pittsburgh where the music scene is not to too big on Country yet. Growing up with her dad listening to 80’s rock and mom … Continued

The Next Pioneer in Country Music: Timothy James

Timothy James, a traditional country artist who is ready to be a pioneer in country music. Hometown: Lincoln, CA Genre: Country Influences: Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Elvis Presley, George Strait Favorite Venue: The Country Timothy James is a country artist from California who is keeping the traditional country sound in his music. At the end … Continued

A Peek into the Life of CMA Emerging Artist Jessica Rose

Jessica Rose, CMA pop country artist on the verge of breaking through. Hometown: West Brighton, NY Genre: Pop Country, with rock edge vibe Favorite Venue: Ryman Auditorium Jessica Rose, 23, is a CMA emerging artist and songwriter who is singing┬áher way to become a breakthrough artist. She released her debut self titled EP in 2015 … Continued

Interview: Cotter Hill

Cotter Hill, an artist in it for the love of music and helping others in need. Hometown: Cleveland, TN Genre: Country, Pop Country Influences: Michael Bolton, Kenny Rogers, Curtis Stigers, George Strait, Billy Currington, Gavin DeGraw Favorite Venue: Belcourt Taps Cotter Hill is a southern country boy from Southeast Tennessee. Cotter started learning the guitar … Continued

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