#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Hailey Verhaalen
Jul12

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Hailey Verhaalen

Born and raised in Oregon City, Oregon, in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Hailey Verhaalen’s passion for music has driven her since she stepped in front of her first large audience at a third-grade talent show.  What music and artists influenced you as you grew up in Oregon? “When I discovered Miranda Lambert, I was instantly her biggest fan. I want to say I was about 15 when I heard about her, right around the time I...

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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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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Adley Stump
Jul07

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Adley Stump

Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, singer/songwriter Adley Stump moved to Nashville amidst her debut as a member of Team Blake on Season 2 of NBC’s The Voice. Your FaceBook show, The Adley Show, is so funny! Have never seen a more unique sidekick than Chick Norris. What is the behind the scenes story to you starting the online show?   “Having viral pieces is incredible, and a great feeling, but when you look at long-term brand...

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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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