.@EmilyBrookeStar Takes Us to The House of the Rising Sun
May05

[email protected] Takes Us to The House of the Rising Sun

American Idol alumna Emily Brooke recently opened for country music veteran Tracy Lawrence in her hometown of South Florida to a crowd of onlookers who expected to hear the country singer they saw on Fox’s acclaimed television show. What they got was that Idol favorite from season 14, as well as a multi-genre capable young artist. Embracing the unfamiliarity the audience members may have with her ability to travel across all...

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.@AThousandHorses Brings the #Smoke to South Florida w/ @EmilyBrookeStar (Concert Review)
Feb18

[email protected] Brings the #Smoke to South Florida w/ @EmilyBrookeStar (Concert Review)

While Nashville, Tennessee was dealing with inclement weather in the form of snow, ice, and more ice, South Florida was enjoying some country music-flavored entertainment. Though show headliner Kellie Pickler was snowed in in Nashville and unable to make the trip south, local and American Idol hopeful Emily Brooke and Big Machine Label Group’s A Thousand Horses made sure that the absence was less painful, providing setlists of...

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.@AmericanIdol’s @EmilyBrookeStar: @SoFlaFair Review #EmilyBrooke
Jan26

[email protected]’s @EmilyBrookeStar: @SoFlaFair Review #EmilyBrooke

While America may now know sixteen-year-old singer and musician Emily Brooke from Fox’s huge hit singing competition show American Idol, South Florida has long known the talent that it has in its community. Perhaps that is why the annual South Florida Fair, held in West Palm Beach, invited Emily to play a Friday night show on one of its prime stages on one of its busiest nights. Staying true to her roots, Emily (and her band...

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#TBT Exclusive 2013 Interview with @EmilyBrookeStar #EmilyBrooke from @AmericanIdol
Jan15

#TBT Exclusive 2013 Interview with @EmilyBrookeStar #EmilyBrooke from @AmericanIdol

In 2013, I was introduced to Emily Brooke and her extraordinary talent. At fourteen years of age, she blew me away with her professionalism, focus, the natural gift with which she was bestowed. Fast forward to 2015 and I watched that same eager teenager, who has musically matured more than words can describe, take the big stage … Fox’s American Idol stage … and show America what all of us who have been watching Emily...

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Seven Ways Florida Has Solidified Its Southern Status
Jan10

Seven Ways Florida Has Solidified Its Southern Status

Something we know for sure down here in Florida is that the rest of the nation questions us more often than not. And, to be honest, we wonder about ourselves a lot of the times too. Sure; we can’t count votes, we love to torture the rest of you with our beach pictures in the winter, and we drive like every day is Nascar race day and the interstate is our track. But, one thing is for certain; we know our country music and we...

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