#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Terra Bella’s “Before You”
Oct24

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Terra Bella’s “Before You”

Ranchers. Musicians. Married. Joseph and Martina Costa are a husband-and-wife duo from California’s San Joaquin Valley known as Terra Bella. Both Joseph and Martina’s roots are deeply planted in Central California, where they immersed themselves in agriculture. For years Terra Bella toured up and down the West Coast playing clubs and rodeos as well as opening for national acts such as Lee Brice, Gary Allan, Montgomery...

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Why You’ll Want To Know Rising Country Artist Riley Green
Aug21

Why You’ll Want To Know Rising Country Artist Riley Green

It’s easy to be halted in your tracks by the blue eyed, Carhartt wearing, 6-foot-four frame that is Riley Green, but if you can see past his looks, you’ll realize that he’s not just another country heartthrob. The multi-skilled singer/songwriter is genuine and personable, and he packs talent that stands out in a time of genre-challengers. Although he’s an unsigned, independent artist, (I don’t envision it staying that way for long)...

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Mary Sarah Celebrates Her Birthday With Empowering New Single “Without You”
Jul05

Mary Sarah Celebrates Her Birthday With Empowering New Single “Without You”

How many people can say they celebrated their birthday with the release of a brand new single? Well, it’s 7.7.seventeen, and Mary Sarah is celebrating her 22nd birthday with the release of her empowering new single, “Without You” and we have it cranked all the way up (to 22 of course)! Written alongside industry veterans Bart Butler, David Garcia, and Mike Walker, this single marks her first effort since her top 5...

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All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard
Apr23

All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard

  I was blessed to be able to attend the sold out Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard a couple weeks ago. Featuring rock and country artists’ renditions of songs made famous, and mostly written by Merle. The event was emceed by W. Earl Brown (Deadwood). The performances were recorded, likely to be released in a special. Set List Ben Haggard and The Strangers – “What Am I Gonna Do (with the rest of my...

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Country Stars React to Passing of Merle Haggard
Apr07

Country Stars React to Passing of Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard received his “Silver Wings” after a battle with pneumonia on his 79th birthday, April 6, 2016. Yesterday, after learning of the death of the legendary Merle Haggard, many country music stars have reacted expressing their love and admiration for one of the genre’s greatest pioneers: We’ve lost one of the greatest writers and singers of all time. His heart was as tender as his love ballads. I loved him like a...

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