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Interviews

Exclusive interviews with some of your favorite Americana and Country Music artists.

Interview with Katie Pruitt on the Release of her Debut Album, Expectations
2 years ago

Interview with Katie Pruitt on the Release of her Debut Album, Expectations

On her debut album, Expectations, Katie Pruitt captures the intricate emotions of coming out while coming of age in a community that isn’t always welcoming of outsiders. By placing a …
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Interview with Whitney Rose on the release of her new album, We Still Go to Rodeos
3 years ago

Interview with Whitney Rose on the release of her new album, We Still Go to Rodeos

A native of Prince Edward Island, Canada who now calls Austin home, Whitney Rose is a seasoned vet of the country music world. For her fourth record, We Still Go …
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Interview With Tenille Townes: On The Road To The Lemonade Stand
3 years ago

Interview With Tenille Townes: On The Road To The Lemonade Stand

It had been about eighteen months since I first saw Tenille Townes perform when she opened for Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town on the Bandwagon Tour. It was just …
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Interview With Jenna Paulette: Giving New York A Taste Of The New West
3 years ago

Interview With Jenna Paulette: Giving New York A Taste Of The New West

Jenna Paulette was in New York City recently opening for Mason Ramsey at Gramercy Theatre – her first time performing in New York. “I was shocked at the country-ness of …
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Interview With Michaela Anne On The Release Of Her Third LP, Desert Dove
3 years ago

Interview With Michaela Anne On The Release Of Her Third LP, Desert Dove

“Straight jobs and steady pay were never in our cards to play / Late nights, songs to sing and long drives are our trade / Chasing mountain highs and painted …
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Interview with Gone West: Finding Harmony in Life and Music
3 years ago

Interview with Gone West: Finding Harmony in Life and Music

With lush harmonies and relatable lyrics that feel just as at home on a beach in Malibu as they do on the banks of the Chattahoochee, Gone West is blazing …
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Interview With Adam Craig: Blessed with a Gift in a Ten Year Town
3 years ago

Interview With Adam Craig: Blessed with a Gift in a Ten Year Town

A prolific songwriter, Adam Craig has scored cuts by some of the biggest names in Nashville. But it’s really his passion for performing as an artist that motivates and excites …
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Interview With Hannah Ellis: Empowered And In Love
4 years ago

Interview With Hannah Ellis: Empowered And In Love

A native of Campbellsville, Kentucky, Hannah Ellis has been singing as long as she can remember. Encouragement and support from her family helped to form the foundation from which she …
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Interview with Jameson Rodgers: Singing From The Heart
4 years ago

Interview with Jameson Rodgers: Singing From The Heart

Growing up in the small town of Batesville, Mississippi, there were a few constants for Jameson Rodgers: baseball, family and 90’s country. 

Those factors helped to shape and influence the …
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Staying True To Herself: An Interview With Abi
4 years ago

Staying True To Herself: An Interview With Abi

“It Feels Like Home”

Growing up in a small town in Texas, Abi was very aware that music was going to have a big presence in her life. “Country …
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Going After The Dream: An Interview with Dylan Schneider
4 years ago

Going After The Dream: An Interview with Dylan Schneider

A few days before Christmas in 2013, Dylan Schneider’s parents gave him an early gift – a new guitar. Brett Eldredge was going to be in his hometown of …
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Delivering Country Soul: An Interview With Ryan Kinder
4 years ago

Delivering Country Soul: An Interview With Ryan Kinder

With his latest single, Stay, Ryan Kinder has delivered one of the most powerful songs of the year. Originally written for a friend’s wedding by Kinder, Luke Sheets and Fred …
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Enjoying The Ride: An Interview With American Idol’s Caleb Lee Hutchinson
5 years ago

Enjoying The Ride: An Interview With American Idol’s Caleb Lee Hutchinson

It wasn’t that long ago that American Idol Top 7 finalist Caleb Lee Hutchinson was playing small gigs around his hometown of Dallas, Georgia. “I’ve been playing for years, even …
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Soaring Like An Eagle: An Interview With American Idol’s Gabby Barrett
5 years ago

Soaring Like An Eagle: An Interview With American Idol’s Gabby Barrett

Gabby Barrett’s journey has taken her from her hometown of Munhall, Pennsylvania to the Top 7 of American Idol. And this 18-year old powerhouse vocalist is just getting started.


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Finding Their Sweet Spot: An Interview With Towne
5 years ago

Finding Their Sweet Spot: An Interview With Towne

Steevie Steeves and Jon Decious of the Nashville-based duo Towne were in New York recently to perform at Rockwood Music Hall. It had been about a year since we last …
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Taking A Stand: An Interview With Kalie Shorr
5 years ago

Taking A Stand: An Interview With Kalie Shorr

Blending and blurring the defined lines of pop, rock and country, Kalie Shorr is carving her own path as an independent artist. Her music, which has been described as ‘punk …
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Rockin’ It On Their Own: An Interview With Smithfield
5 years ago

Rockin’ It On Their Own: An Interview With Smithfield

It’s been a busy start to the new year for Smithfield. The duo, comprised of Texas natives Jennifer Fielder and Trey Smith, are currently on tour opening for Granger Smith, …
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Interview With Hunter Hayes: Staying True To ‘Kid Self’
5 years ago

Interview With Hunter Hayes: Staying True To ‘Kid Self’

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Hunter Hayes writes 150 to 200 songs per album he releases. His exceptional work ethic and interested personality make this episode one of my favorites. Our conversation made me think …
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Reaching New Heights: An Interview With Christian Lopez
5 years ago

Reaching New Heights: An Interview With Christian Lopez

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Christian Lopez released his sophomore album, Red Arrow, in late September. It had been two years since his debut LP, the Dave Cobb-produced Onward. During that …
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Taking A Ride With Jerrod Niemann
5 years ago

Taking A Ride With Jerrod Niemann

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Jerrod Niemann, the artist of songs like Lover, Lover and What Do You Want, has soothed and inspired country music fans for years. Leading up to the interview, I started out with a list …
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