Here’s Why Chicago Is Special To LANco
Jul27

Here’s Why Chicago Is Special To LANco

Chicago is home to landmarks such as Millennium Park, the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and Wrigley Field; but did you know it’s also a place of significance for LANco? I recently sat down with the rising country music stars while they were back in town to perform at the Windy City Smokeout. They divulged on their new music and why Chicago holds a special spot in their hearts. You’re currently signed to Sony Music Nashville,...

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Melanie Meriney’s “Lifeboat” Official Lyric Video Release
Jul26

Melanie Meriney’s “Lifeboat” Official Lyric Video Release

Ever wonder what a songwriter was thinking when she penned one of your current jams? We asked songwriter Melanie Meriney just that about her current single “Lifeboat” (from the Up In Lights EP).  At first listen the lyrics may seem focused on the guy whose heartbreak has him hooking up to get pain relief (a lifeboat), but it may be more about the girl who, knowing exactly what is going on, realizes that she may just need to keep that...

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Jillian Jacqueline aches hearts and cuts deep with her “Mess”
Jul25

Jillian Jacqueline aches hearts and cuts deep with her “Mess”

“Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours,” the great Elton John once said. And Jillian Jacqueline does that, and more, with her latest release- “God Bless This Mess.” This song, if anything, makes you hurt so much. But the best part of it? You don’t feel any pain since it’s all emotional. (Get it?) Right from the get-go of the song, Jacqueline...

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Chris Stapleton Leaves It All On The Stage In Bristow, Virginia
Jul24

Chris Stapleton Leaves It All On The Stage In Bristow, Virginia

There has been a lot of change for Chris Stapleton over the past several years, these days fans aren’t convincing others of his greatness, as others now know his appeal. For example, a sold out show at Jiffy Lube Live would have been surprising a few years back but these days Stapleton is big stage ready. A dreary day filled with rain and thunder didn’t stop fans from flocking to see the amazing line up ahead. Brent...

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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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