Exclusive Interview with Caroline Marquard 

A young upcoming female country music singer songwriter, Caroline Marquard, has had one whirlwind of a year by releasing her very first single to the world this past summer, and is gearing up for new music plus many more new things for fans in 2019.

The artist originally from Switzerland, now a Tennessee native, recently got to chat with me about moving to Music City and what it’s like being a songwriter as well as a singer. Marquard also talks about what it was like releasing her debut single, Not A Rolling Stone, some of her musical influences that inspire her, and how it’s very important to her to stay connected with her fans. Continue reading

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New Label Launches Its Signature Songwriter Series with Country Newcomer Zack Dyer

Nashville’s reputation as “Music CIty” was built on the backs of its songwriters. To quote the motto of the popular songwriter’s association based in Nashville, NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International), “It All Begins With A Song“. And fortunately, many of Music City’s “Movers and Shakers” haven’t forgotten the importance of its songwriter community. One such company is a brand new, independent label in town called Silverado Records, which just launched the first volume of its Silverado Signature Songwriter Series yesterday, January 6, 2017.

Silverado Records created the series to showcase the great songwriting talent of the artists on their roster. Starting with the release of this first volume, the record label plans on releasing more volumes in the future, featuring a different artist on each edition. Each volume will be released as an EP, and will contain several songs written by the featured artist. Volume 1 showcases a talented singer/songwriter by the name of Zack Dyer. Continue reading

5 Things To Do At CMA Fest: Emily’s Recommendations

CMA Fest, or the Country Music Association Festival, one of the most popular country music festivals in the world, is finally here and already on day TWO. Over 100,000 fans from around the globe descend on Nashville each year to flood the streets and soak up as much country music and country music culture as they can over the four day festival. But, if you’re like me, and don’t like battling crowds in 100° heat or spending tons of money on parking and transportation, I’ve put together a list of five ALTERNATIVE things you can do during your stay here in Music City that might be more your speed. So…

Here are Emily’s Five Quick Recommendations for OTHER things to do at CMA Fest.

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