#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Megan Barker
May14

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Megan Barker

Singer/songwriter Megan Barker wasn’t planning on writing a song for her late father, Bobby B. Barker, for her EP, but she ended up writing “I Cuss When I Pray” ft. Apollo’s Crown in his honor. Born into the music industry, her father wrote songs for country legends such as Ronnie Milsap and Barbara Mandrell. Her mother, Barbara Smith-Barker, was also a touring artist and session singer. Megan spent her childhood in studios and...

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The California Desert’s City of Festivals to Host Stagecoach
Feb23

The California Desert’s City of Festivals to Host Stagecoach

It all began in 2007, the year of the inaugural Stagecoach Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Founded by Paul Tollett, the creator of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, the Festival is primarily country, but artists from folk, bluegrass, roots rock, and alternative country will also perform. The complete festival information is located here. For the 12th annual event, the lineup is as impressive as...

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Brett Young Brings Caliville Tour to Baltimore, Maryland
Nov14

Brett Young Brings Caliville Tour to Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland isn’t a place where country music fans typically gather, however, on November 3rd Brett Young brought his Caliville tour to Rams Head Live in downtown Baltimore and it was a completely sold out show. Carly Pearce, one of the fastest rising female stars today, was first to take the stage. Wearing a black Dolly Parton shirt and black jeans, Pearce resembled what it is to be country. A natural performer for a...

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Cassie’s Kick-ass Country: August Recap
Sep07

Cassie’s Kick-ass Country: August Recap

Cassie is trucking along as we go into her third month of the podcast and this may be the best bunch yet. She has exclusive content, artists you’ll know if you listened to beginning episodes, and many laughs. Be sure to tune in every Tuesday morning to hear more music, interviews, and to learn more about country music. Let’s recap August: EP. 11: Courtney Cole With Cassie’s biggest interview to date, Courtney Cole...

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How Todd O’Neill Scored His Latest Single “Love Again”
Aug23

How Todd O’Neill Scored His Latest Single “Love Again”

Growing up in rural Louisiana, Todd O’Neill learned to appreciate music. He was singing and formed his first band, Big Cat Daddy, at age 17. The singer describes his sound… “From its melting pot of genres. Louisiana has so many different styles, and I think my music captures a little of all of them.” O’Neill released his first album, Real Life, on Aria Records at age 27. He has also released two EPs, Somethin’ With Some Attitude...

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