The Gatlin Brothers Come To Arkansas

It was a great night for a concert on October 26th, as three well known siblings in the country music industry came to Forrest City, Arkansas at the East Arkansas Community College to perform, Larry, Steve and Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers!

“We are really glad to see y’all!” claimed Larry Gatlin as he made his way out onto the stage first. While introducing his brothers he said, they are not my backup singers and continued by saying “They are my two best friends.” explaining how the trio has been through everything together. Continue reading

Mike Ryan Releases Beautiful New Single, Dear Country Music

There is many country music fans who know how remarkable this certain music genre is today. It is amazing for many things including how it can relate to everyday life.

While thinking about that, this is where a upcoming country music artist from the lone star state, Mike Ryan comes in as he just released a beautiful new song that talks about the genre entitled, Dear Country Music. Continue reading

Larry’s Country Diner – Exile and Hot Club Of Cowtown

Recently here at The CMBeat, I got to go to a great event and I can’t wait to share more about it! I got to attend a taping of two episodes for the popular show, Larry’s Country Diner, which is filmed at Ray Stevens’ Cabaret Theater just right outside of Nashville, Tennessee!

The musical guests for these two episodes were known country music group, Exile and another band, the Hot Club Of Cowtown! So, I wanted to recap a little bit about the show, before you can watch the tapings live on RFD-TV coming soon! Continue reading

Closer To You Tour Comes To Lexington

A very talented country music artist, Hunter Hayes, has been out touring for the past two months featuring opening act, Levi Hummon on the Closer To You Tour! On Friday, May 31st he brought the intriguing tour to the Manchester Music Hall in Lexington, Kentucky.

The incredible show started off with Levi Hummon of course, performing Change My Life, a song that is featured on his latest EP entitled, Patient. He actually revealed that the event was his first time performing in Kentucky by saying, “Thank you for coming out all this way for my first time in Kentucky.” Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Charly Reynolds

A new upcoming country music singer songwriter, Charly Reynolds, who is originally from Orlando, Florida, but now a Tennessee native, is excited to start making her way in the country music scene in music city.

The artist recently had time to chat with me about a few things including the huge change she just made by chasing her dreams and making the big move to Nashville to pursue them. She also mentioned who some of her musical influences are, her latest single she just released Shelby’s Song, and how important it is to her that she wants to connect with her fans. Continue reading

Jess Jocoy Talks About Debut EP, New Heart / Old Soul

A upcoming country music singer songwriter originally from south of Seattle, Washington, and now a Nashville, Tennessee native, Jess Jocoy, is making her way in the country music scene around town, showcasing her unique new sound.

The artist recently got to chat with me all about the process of making her intriguing debut EP, New Heart / Old Soul, about creating the songs on the project, along with how the music is relatable while going through different phrases in life. She also talks about what the special thing is about country music that caught her eye.  Continue reading

Abby Anderson Releases Debut EP, I’m Good

A new female country music artist that is a force to be reckoned with, Abby Anderson, has finally released her long awaited debut EP, available now, entitled, I’m Good.

This fresh collection of new music from the singer includes her latest single, Make Him Wait, a song that talks about trusting your worth when it comes to guys, along with four other new songs including the title track.  Continue reading