Friday, April 28, 2017
Wilson Center Guitar Festival
Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Tift Merritt, is known for her sweet melodies and intricate lyrics, and has recently graced her fans with her latest album, Stitch of the World. On this album, she collaborated with Sam Bush of Iron and Wine...
Canadian musician, writer, and CEO front-woman of her own record label and publicity firm, Rose Cora Perry is not stopping anytime soon. She's just getting started. Her first solo release came in 2010, Off of The Pages, and most...
Known as the Six String Siren to her fans, once you listen to blues rocker Diana Rein, you will quickly agree.  Her voice will captivate you, her guitar skills will wow you, and her overall songwriting and musicianship will...
A good, well-crafted story is hard to beat; but what exactly makes a good story?  Is it a tale of heartfelt emotion relating to one’s own history, or is it a riveting ruse of fiction?  Well, the answer is...
With every pluck of the string, you feel the methodical intentions run up your spine and into your mind.  The sound is primal, something that we all have inside us, something that is hauntingly familiar.   It takes our hand...
Music industry veteran Chandra Lynn launched Glow Marketing LLC in January 2000 as a marketing consulting business for the music industry and consumer goods. However, she founded her company with a different twist: providing inspiration, positive influence, and emotional health and wellbeing, which she does via her partner lifestyle brand, Glow Living. A certified coach, she created the platform as a free community to provide resources, outreach, and educational information to help others in their quest for a healthy life, healthy attitude, and search for purpose.
Pegi Young is no stranger to media attention and being in the public eye. Married to Neil Young for over 36 years, she raised two children with him, sang background vocals in his band, and was an integral part of his projects, both inside and outside of the music industry. In 2014, the couple were back in the spotlight, this time because of their divorce, with details of their personal lives splashed across tabloids and websites.
This up and coming Nashville-based singer-songwriter is set to release her first single “Moonrise” tomorrow on Nashsville’s indie record label South X Sea. A descendant of the Carter family, she pays homage to the family’s 1928 song “Wildwood Flower” with the stage name WILDWOOD.
Minneapolis-based band City of the Weak is made up of band members Stef w/ an F (Vocals), Cody Hoffman (Bass), and Brent Lindblad (Lead Guitar). Started in 2012 by Stef, the band has released their sophomore EP Disclosure in 2014 and since that time, have spent countless hours on the road touring across the U.S. from New York to Los Angeles, with performances at Chicago Open Air, Northern Invasion, Vans Warped Tour, The All-Stars Tour, South By So What?!, Rock Fest (Cadott, WI), and EMG TV.
The world of Rock is a tough environment.  Whether you are fighting your way through an over saturated genre, creative oppression, elitism, financial struggles, or straight up sexism; this thing called Rock is far from easy.  I mean if you make this your career choice, you are considered by some to be either extremely brave or downright touched in the head!  This one profession is known for crushing dreams hard.  Well I had the chance to get associated with one band that is staring all these risks and stigmas squarely in the face with unrelenting defiance…