#BreakingTheIce: Ashliegh Lisset
Aug16

#BreakingTheIce: Ashliegh Lisset

Texas gal and all around sassy pants Ashliegh Lisset has been doing her thing in the country music community. She is beautiful and exceptionally talented! A beautiful voice and a well-rounded artist are hard to find, but Lisset has the “it factor.” In a world where women are over looked and under rated, she continues to impress ears and eyes all over the map. She’s something special. 1. Where are you answering these...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Nick Lynch
Aug15

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Nick Lynch

Nick Lynch grew up in Watseka, a small town in Illinois, close to the Indiana border. Country music lyrics are typically based on real life situations. How do you think growing up in a small Midwestern town has influenced your writing and song choices? “Growing up in my hometown was honestly pretty awesome. It was totally like a country song! We never locked our doors, you left the keys in your car (unlocked!), and we truly didn’t...

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Mitchell Tenpenny’s Authentic New EP “Linden Avenue” is a Must-Have
Aug10

Mitchell Tenpenny’s Authentic New EP “Linden Avenue” is a Must-Have

In late July, Riser House Entertainment artist, Mitchell Tenpenny, released his latest EP, Linden Avenue. The EP is honest and heartfelt, appropriately named after the street that one of his greatest inspirations – his grandma – grew up on. In listening to Linden Avenue, you’re going to first notice how euphonic Mitchell’s voice and music is, but when your focus shifts to the lyrics, you’ll undoubtedly be blown away by the...

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Meet The Country-Rock Duo, Michigan Rattlers
Aug01

Meet The Country-Rock Duo, Michigan Rattlers

One of the perks of country music festivals is the exposure to upcoming artists. The Whiskey Jam stage at the Windy City Smokeout brought attendees a plethora of new country music throughout the weekend, and one of the stand-out artists was current LA-based artists, the Michigan Rattlers. Prior to their performance on Saturday evening, I had the opportunity to get better acquainted with them during an interview by the river where we...

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The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017
Jul21

The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017

Brandon Lancaster, of LANco, described the Windy City Smokeout best when he looked out into the crowd in awe during his Friday night performance, “This is so great. A bunch of strangers gathered together to share one love – music.” The three-day festival was held in the heart of Chicago, backed up to the Chicago River, and was enhanced by the Chicago skyline. It delivered the very best in craft beer, top-notch BBQ joints from all over...

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