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.
Raised in the birth-of-grunge music in Washington State, musician Tamara Laurel's love with music has been ingrained in her being for as long as she can remember. However, her deep love and appreciation for music didn't sink into her...
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Caroline Spence is gearing up for the release of her third full-length album, Mint Condition. Produced by Dan Knobler at Goosehead Palace, and mixed by Gary Paczosa in Nashville, Mint Condition is set for release May 3. In...
For this holiday season, we at Guitar Girl Magazine would like to change the pace a bit and feature an interview with a woman from the world of classical guitar. Susana Prieto was born in Spain, a country whose guitar...
Earlier this year, Heritage Guitars celebrated 100 years of guitar-making in Kalamazoo, Michigan with factory tours, live music, a VIP dinner, and an update on the plans for the $12 million renovation of the building that houses Heritage Guitar...
While taking piano lessons as a teen, Kaczmarek saw footage of Jimi Hendrix on television and it completely changed her world. She immediately stopped piano and started playing guitar, digging deep into the blues of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf,...
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...
Sisters Natalia, Christina and Hannah Morris make up the talented country trio Southern Halo. Originally from the small town of Cleveland, Mississippi, the sisters have now relocated to Nashville where we had a chance to meet up with them...
Georgia Native EG Kight has traveled around the world performing and fundraising, received the 2013 Georgia Music Legend Award, survived a life-threatening illness, and recently released her new album, A New Day, co-produced with Paul Hornsby (Marshall Tucker, Charlie Daniels). The soulful album includes ten tracks of songs ranging from slow ballads like “Comin’ Down with the Blues” and “Bad Things,” to the blues rock tunes in “Holdin’ On,” “Misunderstood,” and “Low Mileage Woman,” to good ole hand-clapping, foot-stomping gospel blues as heard in “Don’t Give Up.”
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine June 2018 issue. Before the Bangles, the Runaways, and even Heart, there was Fanny. In 1969, they were the first all-girl rock group to release an album on a major label. The groundbreaking lineup challenged conventions about...