Interview With Country Newcomer Carly Pearce
May31

Interview With Country Newcomer Carly Pearce

I had the chance recently to interview rising Country talent Carly Pearce for my radio show recently, and I introduced her as “Big Machine recording artist Carly Pearce.” It’s the truth, as the Kentucky native signed with the label earlier this year, and it’s also an introduction she doesn’t mind hearing again. And again! “I don’t think that is ever going to sink in for me,” the songstress tells CMChat. “I’m always thinking….”What??”...

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CMchat’s Exclusive (and Honest) Interview with Maggie Rose
May31

CMchat’s Exclusive (and Honest) Interview with Maggie Rose

“Most times, the biggest lessons that you learn are through, for the lack of a better word, ‘failures.’” That’s the story of Magaret Rose Durante, known to many as Maggie Rose. She’s lost three record label deals, pandered her music to traditionalists’ expectations, faced backlash on the release of a highly controversial song (during the infamous “Tomato Gate” era), and everything in between. It’s been quite the journey for the...

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Codie Prevost Amazes Us With New Song “You Won’t Sleep Tonight”
May30

Codie Prevost Amazes Us With New Song “You Won’t Sleep Tonight”

Mix hard work and perseverance with an extended road trip and you have the makings of the new song “You Won’t Sleep Tonight” by Codie Prevost. The song is a take on being away for a long time and the anticipation of coming home to your loved one. The 32-year-old artist co-wrote the tune with Adam Wheeler (the two also co-wrote “Someday” – which was Top 50 on the Canadian charts). The new single is the first from Prevost’s upcoming...

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#CMchat Exclusive Memorial Day: History & Playlist
May29

#CMchat Exclusive Memorial Day: History & Playlist

The history of the holiday came from the History.com website and should be noted as it is not my original work.  Memorial Day: The Facts  America’s first national cemeteries were established after the Civil War ended in the spring of 1865. The town of Waterloo (New York) was the first to set aside a day in honor of those who made the greatest sacrifice. Tributes included decorating the graves with flowers, wreaths, and flags. On May...

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The Highway Finds Tour Finale at Joe’s on Weed Street
May25

The Highway Finds Tour Finale at Joe’s on Weed Street

For anyone in the pursuit of new music, one of the best platforms to hear upcoming artists is Sirius XM’s The Highway. The Highway hand-selected a few of their featured artists; Steve Moakler, Drew Baldridge, and Smithfield, to showcase on a 26-city tour throughout the United States, relevantly titled, the Highway Finds Tour. The tour began March 16, 2017, in Georgia, with the final night selling out the renowned Joe’s on Weed Street...

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