#BreakingTheIce: CJ Solar
Jul15

#BreakingTheIce: CJ Solar

Baton Rouge native and southern rock badass CJ Solar made huge waves on country radio when his current single “Airplane” landed. His authentic vocals and musical talent stands out from the rest. Solar is 50 percent southern rock and 50 percent straight country. He is a special gem that has been getting attention over the last year. His music is raw and gritty, it’s real art. Where are you answering these questions...

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Justin Adams’ Latest EP Will Expand Your Musical “Horizon”
Jul11

Justin Adams’ Latest EP Will Expand Your Musical “Horizon”

If you’re on the search for something less “bro country” sounding, then Justin Adams’ latest EP, Horizon, might be your new favorite. You’ll find an eight-song collection of tunes that mesh 90’s country music with a contemporary feel. Part of that composition comes from Justin Adams’ voice, which is a little bit of modern country with a dab of traditional country; a familiar, yet unique sound which is prevalent all throughout this EP....

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The Top 8 Lakeshake Memories of 2018
Jul03

The Top 8 Lakeshake Memories of 2018

The fourth-annual Country Lakeshake set a record-high attendance for itself and was perhaps the wettest, muddiest, and most fun year yet. For those who aren’t familiar, Country Lakeshake is Chicago’s country music festival that boasts the city’s skyline backdrop, which was seen clearest from the lawn area or up high on the chair swings, all set to the hottest live country music playlist. The headliners this year were Blake...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Anna Vaus
Jun25

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Anna Vaus

Can you share a brief overview of your career to date for our readers?  “Absolutely! I feel like the best place to introduce myself is to say that I’m a California kid. I was born and raised in a town called Poway. I was pretty much enamored with country music from day one, but it wasn’t until I was in high school that I realized I could actually write songs for a living. As soon as I graduated from Poway High, I packed up my...

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Luke Bryan Brings What Makes You Country Tour To Columbia, MD
Jun22

Luke Bryan Brings What Makes You Country Tour To Columbia, MD

One of the hottest tours of the summer pulled into Merriweather Post Pavillion on June 14th, 2018. What Makes You Country tour with headlining artist Luke Bryan was completely SOLD OUT! Big Loud recording artist Morgan Wallen was first to take the stage.  The East Tennessee native is known for his blue-collar swag while brilliantly portraying mainstream styles. Wallen opened strong with his hit song “The Way I Talk” and...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Wildee
Jun10

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Wildee

CMChatLive caught up with singer/songwriter Wildee before her recent show in her Southern California hometown. What was it like to be home in Temecula, California, playing at the Bel Vino Winery? “It’s definitely one of the best feelings coming back home and seeing all the people that have been there from the beginning. The energy was amazing and to hear he crowd singing my songs back to me was something I’ll never...

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