How Disappointment Turned into a Blessing For Jacob Powell’s Music Career
Sep01

How Disappointment Turned into a Blessing For Jacob Powell’s Music Career

Rising country artist, Jacob Powell, played on the Whiskey Jam stage at the 2018 Windy City Smokeout in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to his performance, I caught up with Powell to chat all things music. He divulged on his early days as a musician, and how a tremendous disappointment in his career turned into a blessing that led him to where he is today. We’re at The Windy City Smokeout; this weekend’s home for the best beer,...

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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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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Josh Ward
Apr30

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Josh Ward

Singer/songwriter Josh Ward’s first single, “All About Lovin’,” off his upcoming fourth full-length studio album, More Than I Deserve, is already climbing the Texas Regional Radio Chart. The song was co-written by Brice Long, Terry McBride, and Chris Stapleton. The Houston, Texas, native has had nine consecutive number ones in his home state. What made you realize that music was your career path? “I put my first band...

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#CMchat StageCoach Exclusive Interview: Auburn Road
Apr25

#CMchat StageCoach Exclusive Interview: Auburn Road

Auburn Road – Alicia Paulson, Paxton Martin, and Kristen Brown – will be making their Stagecoach debut on Sunday, April 29. The trio, life-long friends, have shared the stage with a number of artists (Love & Theft, Uncle Kracker, Drake White, Canaan Smith, JT Hodges, Granger Smith) and had a week-long, standing room only, stint on the LA County Fair’s Kickin Country stage in just the past year alone. How did you name your...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Megan Katarina
Apr20

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Megan Katarina

Singer/songwriter Megan Katarina is busy, inside and outside of the studio. In the spring of 2015, she purchased a 1968 Airstream Tradewind and is currently working to renovate it and turn it into a tour bus. A bus that will be put to good use because her first full-length album released last Friday. The album, Being Crazy Ain’t for the Weak, was produced by Jared Anderson and recorded live at OmniSound Studios. The first single,...

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