The band Red Velvet Crush from Kansas City, MO, comprised of band members Jillian Riscoe and Daniel Mendala, spent most of 2014 touring with their debut in Nashville and then continuing throughout the Midwest.  And ... they don’t seem to be slowing down this year. We can expect more shows, some new music later this year, as well as more music videos.
Pop singer-songwriter, Daya, known for her duet and GRAMMY-award winning hit with The Chainsmokers' "Don't Let Me Down," and her own popular single "Sit Still, Look Pretty, recently performed live in West Hollywood on May 5 at Propel Co:...
Singer/Songwriter Mary McGuire has traveled the world, honing her guitar chops along the way, and she’s still “Love Struck” with her Detroit roots.
Nashville indie singer-songwriter Erin Rae’s latest album, Putting on Airs, has been receiving rave reviews from media outlets nationwide. The album was released June 8 under Grammy award winner John Paul White’s Single Lock Records based out of Florence,...
After gigging over 250 times and writing over 100 songs, it is hard to believe that Charlie Leavy is just 19.  In her songs she manages to cleverly combine the styles of acoustic pop, folk, country, funk and blues.
Vanessa Izabella is an Atlanta based guitarist. She is the guitarist and lead singer for the rock trio BAST and guitarist in Klymaxx. She is the winner of Gibson Guitars SG gal contest and was a finalist for Beyoncé's...
AS SEEN IN GUITAR GIRL MAGAZINE ISSUE 6 Recognized as Beyonce's guitarist (no big deal, right?), Francesca Simone has accomplished quite a bit in her 22 years. Not only does she play lead guitar for Queen Bey, but she also...
UK native, Sarah Lawton, left home in 2011 to journey to Music City in an attempt to pursue her dream of becoming a successful country music artist. Raised in a family of non-musicians, Lawton’s talent appeared at a young...
Nashville-based singer, songwriter, and guitar player, Bee Taylor, recently released her latest and bold single, "Who's He Going Home With," and collaborated with Nathan Isaac and Boone Williams of Pure Grain Records, who joined her in her musical vision....
kristi hoopes

Kristi Hoopes

Emerging young country artist from Colorado, Kristi Hoopes, fell in love with music while a child in elementary school influenced by a teacher who would play guitar in class for her students. Kristi began with piano lessons and later on to guitar, vocals and songwriting, eventually traveling and performing with a musical theatre troupe. To read the entire interview, visit Guitar Girl Magazine here.  Interview with Country Artist Kristi Hoopes.