250 Matching Articles for "Nashville"

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Jenna Paulette

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Jenna Paulette

3 days ago / Missy Wolf

When CMA Fest approaches each year, we always try to be fully prepared for early mornings and late nights as there is always so much going on and far too much to possibly experience it all. As it turns out, the same is true for many of the artists we interview as well.  F...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Swon Brothers

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Swon Brothers

4 days ago / Missy Wolf

From the beginning of my career as a music journalist, I have been blessed with many opportunities to interview artists that I admire. Though I have been afforded several hundred interviews to date, there are only a few that hold a special title such as my "first offici...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Queeva

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Queeva

8 days ago / Missy Wolf

Center Stage Magazine staff are full of excitement as rising country artist Queeva releases her debut album How Do You Know today, Jully 14th, 2019.  When I first met Queeva, I was truly impressed by her. Being able to watch her career continue to progress has been t...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Brinn Black

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Brinn Black

10 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to meeting new people, you never know how you will connect or what you will find that you have in common. It is during these moments that you can find a kindred spirit, someone who gets what you have gone through, or even someone you feel is your long lost twin. For...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Zach Stone

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Zach Stone

15 days ago / Missy Wolf

In the world of interviews, it is important to make the artist feel comfortable and avoid any awkward moments of silence or discomfort. Though sometimes despite your best efforts those moments still occur from time to time. If you are lucky, however, you will form a bond with som...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: John Berry

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: John Berry

19 days ago / Missy Wolf

To know John Berry is to love him. Not only is this remarkably talented man humble and kind, but he is also an inspiration to many.  When the news broke that Berry had throat cancer, he immediately brought his fans and friends along on his positive journey. His optim...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Leah Turner

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Leah Turner

26 days ago / Missy Wolf

Finally, after years of doing our first interview together, Leah Turner and I were able to meet face to face for an on-camera conversation during CMA Fest. I cannot tell you how happy I was to finally have this moment with Turner. Not only is she a fantastic singer, but she...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Drew Baldridge

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Drew Baldridge

29 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes time to schedule artist interviews for events such as CMA Fest, I become a little needy. The reason being that if I have connected with an artist previously, I cannot leave them off my schedule as we simply must reconnect and have fun. This was absolutely the c...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Brett Kissel

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Brett Kissel

33 days ago / Missy Wolf

Reuniting with artists such as Brett Kissel at the annual Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee is always sure to be a good time.  As Kissell and I sat for another conversation about his career and what he has been up to for the past year, I had no idea that he w...

EXCLUSIVE Video Premiere for Jim Brown's E-I-E-I-O

EXCLUSIVE Video Premiere for Jim Brown's E-I-E-I-O

64 days ago / Missy Wolf

Center Stage Magazine is happy to Exclusively Premiere the brand new music video for E-I-E-I-O by Country Artist Jim Brown. When asked about the concept and creation of this music video, here is what Brown had to say; "The song reminds me of where I was raised, just...

Conversations with Missy: Jake Slater ETA at Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Jake Slater ETA at Nashville Elvis Festival

65 days ago / Missy Wolf

With each Nashville Elvis Festival I have attended, the talent has continued to get stronger and the crowds have grown significantly in numbers. Whether fans were attending for the first time or they were returning from the previous year's event, one thing was clear. Elvis wa...

Press Release: ENTER THE CMA FEST ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE DRAWING

Press Release: ENTER THE CMA FEST ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE DRAWING

65 days ago / Missy Wolf

MAY 16, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ENTER THE CMA FEST ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE DRAWING TO WIN PRIZES, ARTIST MEET-AND-GREETS INSIDE XFINITY FAN FAIR X, SPECIAL PERFORMANCES AT THE HGTV LODGE AND MORE  Registration for CMA Fest Fan Access Presented by Budweiser is Open&...

Conversations with Missy: Riley Jenkins at Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Riley Jenkins at Nashville Elvis Festival

66 days ago / Missy Wolf

When I first met young Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA), Riley Jenkins, at the 2017 Nashville Elvis Festival I was blown away by his knowledge of the King of Rock N' Roll Elvis Presley. Not only was I impressed by his vast knowledge of every concert, movie, etc., but I was als...

Conversations with Missy: Joanne Cash at Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Joanne Cash at Nashville Elvis Festival

67 days ago / Missy Wolf

When you are the baby sister to one of country music's greatest artists, Johnny Cash, the chances are you have some pretty good stories and fond memories. Luckily for me, Joanne Cash agreed to share one of those stories with me on-camera at the Nashville Elvis Festival. Being...

Conversations with Missy: Tom Brown at Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Tom Brown at Nashville Elvis Festival

68 days ago / Missy Wolf

If you are an Elvis fan, the chances are you are familiar with Tom Brown. Brown is not only an entertainer and performer, but he is also a die-hard Elvis fan himself. As he hosted the third annual Nashville Elvis Festival at The Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tennessee, I cou...

Press Release: Thomas Rhett Invites Fans To CD Release Party

Press Release: Thomas Rhett Invites Fans To CD Release Party

71 days ago / Missy Wolf

  THOMAS RHETT INVITES FANS TO EXPERIENCE  CENTER POINT ROAD AT BRIDGESTONE ARENA DURING CMA FEST ON JUNE 8 IN NASHVILLE   Limited Number of Tickets Go On-Sale Monday for One-Time-Only Stripped-Down Performance In The Round   Proceeds to...

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Jesse Lopez at CRS50

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Jesse Lopez at CRS50

59 days ago / Angie Dawn

I had the opportunity to interview the cutie Jesse Lopez at CRS 2019. He is not only a great vocalist, but he also plays the guitar as well as the piano. This young man has an abundance of talent and he is putting it to good use. He has just recently released his new EP From S...

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Tiffany Woys at CRS50

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Tiffany Woys at CRS50

60 days ago / Angie Dawn

With her upbeat personality and amazingly wide range of vocals, this young lady sure does stand out in a crowd. I was blessed to get an interview with Tiffany Woys at the 2019 Country Radio Seminar. As you can see from our pictures we had a great time talking.  She is a&n...

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Jeff Clayborne at CRS50

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Jeff Clayborne at CRS50

58 days ago / Angie Dawn

Big guy, big laugh, big personality, and even bigger voice... That is Jeff Clayborne. His music takes you back to the good ol` honkey tonk days when country music was made with those rough stern voices. Clayborne is a musicians musician, He is totally in it for the sake of mak...

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Jessie G

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Jessie G

61 days ago / Angie Dawn

With a mentor like Gretchen Wilson in her corner, you know this chick has talent. Don't let her T tiny little stature fool you, Jessie G has a voice that packs a mean punch. Spunky and full of life is how I would describe her. Watching her on stage you quickly see tha...

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Bailey James

Angie Dawn`s Not So Secret Diary: Bailey James

73 days ago / Angie Dawn

I absolutely fell in love with this young lady's spirit. She is headstrong and determined with a massive amount of talent to back it up. She puts her entire heart and soul into every song she writes and sings. She has that old time bluesy sound that pulls you into a different...

CRS50 with Missy: Irlene Mandrell

CRS50 with Missy: Irlene Mandrell

92 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we were finishing up our last round of interviews during this year's Country Radio Seminar, we received a last minute addition to our schedule that made our day. Irlene Mandrell took the time to come chat with me before the official end of CRS50.  Though it wa...

Press Release: CMA Announces Lineup For Firestone Country Roads Stage At Ascend Amphitheater June 6-8

Press Release: CMA Announces Lineup For Firestone Country Roads Stage At Ascend Amphitheater June 6-8

95 days ago / Missy Wolf

APRIL 16, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CMA FEST REVEALS LINEUP FOR  FIRESTONE COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER JUNE 6 – 8   Ticket Presale Begins April 17, Public On-Sale April 19    NASHVILLE – Back for a third straight y...

CRS50 with Missy: JoLivi

CRS50 with Missy: JoLivi

96 days ago / Missy Wolf

Whether you are a new country artist or a well-seasoned country artist, one thing can be said about the music industry, it is brutal. Thankfully for rising female country artist JoLivi, she has the support of many other female artists in town within the Song Suffragettes. ...

CRS50 with Missy: Paul Bogart

CRS50 with Missy: Paul Bogart

101 days ago / Missy Wolf

If you caught our recent episode of Center Stage Live at The 615 Hideaway, then you know that country artist Paul Bogart is a true Cowboy with a passion for music and immense love for his beautiful wife Tanya and their two young boys, Jet and Ace. During that live performanc...

CRS50 with Missy: Ashton Shepherd

CRS50 with Missy: Ashton Shepherd

106 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we wrapped up our Valentine's Day coverage of this year's Country Radio Seminar, I had the pleasure of speaking to Ashton Shepherd for the first time. As soon as we met, it seemed like we had been friends for years. From the start, Shepherd and I just began having &...

CRS50 with Missy: Josh Gracin

CRS50 with Missy: Josh Gracin

116 days ago / Missy Wolf

From being in the Military as part of the Marine Corps fighting for this country to supporting those who are still fighting for our country through his music, Josh Gracin has proven that he has a big heart and great love for our country and what it stands for. Many of you will...

CRS50 with Missy: Cody Webb

CRS50 with Missy: Cody Webb

121 days ago / Missy Wolf

There is nothing more exciting to me than watching someone glow as they are about to experience becoming a parent. With a new baby on the way, Cody Webb lit up the entire media room with his excitement.  Webb has a lot to be excited about. Not only are he and his wife exp...

CRS50 with Missy: The Band Steele

CRS50 with Missy: The Band Steele

131 days ago / Missy Wolf

Join us as we sit with The Band Steele at Nashville's Country Radio Seminar to talk about what they have been up to.  Ben Rubino and Bo Steele have a special place in their heart for those who have served in the military. Committed to helping our vets that suffer...

CRS50 with Missy: Paulina Jayne

CRS50 with Missy: Paulina Jayne

135 days ago / Missy Wolf

Nashville's Country Radio Seminar is always packed with great talent. Some of that talent comes from brand new faces of artists you have yet to meet, and some come from those who are very familiar that you are excited to reconnect with.  When Paulina Jayne came to my...

CRS50 with Missy: JD Shelburne

CRS50 with Missy: JD Shelburne

137 days ago / Missy Wolf

Join us as we reconnect with one of our best friends, JD Shelburne. We have followed Shelburne's journey for the past several years after a fan of country artist Wade Hayes suggested we interview him. To this day, I am so glad I listened to Diane Michelle Moore.  Shel...

Press Release: Rising country star Levi Hummon has officially released his long-awaited EP, Patient

Press Release: Rising country star Levi Hummon has officially released his long-awaited EP, Patient

261 days ago / Missy Wolf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2018   LEVI HUMMON’S LONG AWAITED EP PATIENT OUT NOW     Nashville, Tenn. - Rising country star Levi Hummon has officially released his long-awaited EP, Patient, via Iconic Records. ...

Press Release: 'Things That We Drink To' Morgan Evans Debut Album Makes Global Impact

Press Release: 'Things That We Drink To' Morgan Evans Debut Album Makes Global Impact

269 days ago / Missy Wolf

THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO:  MORGAN EVANS' DEBUT ALBUM MAKES GLOBAL IMPACT FIRST FULL-LENGTH U.S. RELEASE CLAIMS TOP 10 SPOT ON BILLBOARD'S TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS CHART SET TO JOIN FIRST LEG OF DAN + SHAY THE TOUR BEGINNING FEBRUARY 2019   NASHVILLE,...

John Rich's Redneck Riviera and 2Steel Girls Host Women of Country Music

John Rich's Redneck Riviera and 2Steel Girls Host Women of Country Music

283 days ago / Missy Wolf

Get ready for a night full of fun, powerful female artists, and the best whiskey in town! John Rich has joined forces with 2Steel Girls and Center Stage Magazine to bring the show Women Of Country Music to life tonight at Redneck Riviera in Nashville at 8:00 pm. Together with...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Sarah Lawton

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Sarah Lawton

327 days ago / Missy Wolf

When country artist Sarah Lawton came walking up to our booth in the media center during CMA Fest, I could not help but smile. Her obvious excitement was contagious as I instantly felt energized and ready for our interview. Eager to start our conversation, I embarrassingly stu...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kaitlyn Baker

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kaitlyn Baker

341 days ago / Missy Wolf

Before sitting with Kaitlyn Baker for an on-camera interview during CMA Fest, I had the pleasure of being able to watch her perform her music for many adoring fans. This experience was a bit of a treat for me as it was my first time watching one of Baker's live shows. Imme...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Paul Bogart

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Paul Bogart

348 days ago / Missy Wolf

While talking to one of my favorite Cowboys during CMA Fest 2018, I had no idea that I was about to be told of a terrifying and beautiful experience that took place at 100 MPH just 3 months prior. Thankfully, Paul Bogart was my first interview for day 2 of CMA Fest because his st...

Conversations with Missy: Lit

Conversations with Missy: Lit

352 days ago / Missy Wolf

While many of you recall the band Lit being propelled to rock stardom in the 1990's, some of you may not have been around to experience the high octane performances that thrilled millions of fans across the world.  Recently, Lit performed at The Cowan in Nashville and...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Sylvia

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Sylvia

354 days ago / Missy Wolf

Each year during CMA Fest, fans from all over the world, young, and old come to see their favorite artists perform, talk, and host meet and greets.  For artists like Sylvia, this event brings loyal fans and new fans each year. This year, however, was even more special for...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Southern Halo

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Southern Halo

360 days ago / Missy Wolf

If you do not yet know the girls of Southern Halo, get ready to fall in love with Natalia, Hannah, and Christina Morris. As sisters, these three talented artists have decided to take on the world of country music one show and song at a time.  When I met this trio for...

Conversations with Missy: Jerry Castle Revisited

Conversations with Missy: Jerry Castle Revisited

362 days ago / Missy Wolf

As an independent artist, having creative control in your work is a huge benefit. Though financially it can be hard, thanks to programs like the well-known Pledge Campaign, artists like Jerry Castle can be successful delivering fans the music they want to hear while allowing thos...

Conversations with Missy: The Bacon Brothers

Conversations with Missy: The Bacon Brothers

368 days ago / Missy Wolf

We are always told not to believe everything you hear, read, or see. It happens all the time. No matter how much research you do, you often come across tidbits of information that are half true. Thankfully, Michael and Kevin Bacon were more than willing to set the record straight...

Lewis Palooza 8 with Missy: Julia Cole

Lewis Palooza 8 with Missy: Julia Cole

374 days ago / Missy Wolf

During the 8th annual Lewis Palooza, hosted by Lewis Brice, we caught up with the extremely talented artist Julia Cole. As I sat with her for our conversation, I had to ask her about a recent contest she took part in, as I could not believe what happened. These are things you...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Glen Templeton

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Glen Templeton

386 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue to bring you coverage of CMA Fest 2018, I have the pleasure of bringing you artists you may not be aware of and artists you cannot get enough of. I might even bring you special stories and moments that you will not hear anywhere else.  For fans at CMA...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Maggie Rose

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Maggie Rose

388 days ago / Missy Wolf

Many of us have picked up nicknames throughout life, some we like and some we do not. With her new song "Hey Blondie", Maggie Rose explains the inspiration behind the song that refers to a common issue many have faced.  As we continued our discussion d...

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: The Davisson Brothers Band

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: The Davisson Brothers Band

375 days ago / Laura Lou

I can honestly say this interview is one I will never forget.  There are times you take a risk and try to find unique ways to interview artists.  This time, was my favorite by far.  Let me start by saying that all three members of The Davisson Brothers Band ar...

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Kasey Tyndall

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Kasey Tyndall

375 days ago / Laura Lou

Kasey Tyndall, a North Carolina native, was the next artist that took some time hanging out with us during Carolin Country Music Festival (CCMF) in Myrtle Beach, SC.  We decided to just have a little "girl talk" and take a break from the heat in the RV provided by...

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Muscadine Bloodline

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Muscadine Bloodline

379 days ago / Laura Lou

Muscadine Bloodline, a duo group, consisting of Gary Stanton and Charlie Muncaster, are (as their bio states in its' first sentence) Unapologetically Alabama.  They are straight out of the gate telling you who they are and they make no bones about that.  Charlie'...

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Lewis Brice

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Lewis Brice

386 days ago / Laura Lou

Our next interview was with an artist that is no stranger to the Center Stage family, Lewis Brice. You may recall that we caught up with Brice in February during CRS (Country Radio Seminar) in Nashville and we were excited to talk about his single "Best Ex Ever" as well...

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Stephanie Quayle

Somewhere On A Beach with Laura: Stephanie Quayle

389 days ago / Laura Lou

I am so honored to introduce the next artist I had the pleasure to talk with during Carolina Country Music Festival (CCMF).  Let me introduce you to, The Little Rebel Engine that did herself,  Ms. Stephanie Quayle.  Singer, songwriter, wife, friend, and the founder...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Uncle Si & The Sicotics

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Uncle Si & The Sicotics

393 days ago / Missy Wolf

For those of you who enjoyed our interviews with Uncle Si & The Sicotics during this year's Country Radio Seminar, you are in for another treat as we meet once again for more laughter and fun and CMA Fest 2018. This fun trio knows how to keep it real while th...

Conversations with Missy: Ben Thompson, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Ben Thompson, Nashville Elvis Festival

436 days ago / Missy Wolf

As I sat in the lobby of the Franklin Theatre speaking with several of the extremely talented Elvis Tribute Artists, I had no idea what I was about to hear when Ben Thompson began to speak. Immediately in love with his accent, I had a "Missy moment" and told him. I...

Conversations with Missy: Victoria Paige Meyerink, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Victoria Paige Meyerink, Nashville Elvis Festival

436 days ago / Missy Wolf

Elvis fans, get ready to go back in time to 1968. As we wrap up our coverage of the 2018 Nashville Elvis Festival, we bring you one of Elvis's most memorable and extremely fun co-stars, Miss Victoria Paige Meyerink. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1968 film Sp...

Conversations with Missy: Doug Jones, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Doug Jones, Nashville Elvis Festival

438 days ago / Missy Wolf

While attending the 2nd Annual Nashville Elvis Festival, I was seated next to the wife of one of the Elvis Tribute Artists. Michelle McMillian, the wife of Doug Jones, shared with me some fun stories about the journey she has been on with her husband.  Immediately intrigu...

Conversations with Missy: Riley Jenkins, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Riley Jenkins, Nashville Elvis Festival

445 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are some artists you come across that leave a lasting impression you may not have been expecting. During the Nashville Elvis Festival, I had the opportunity to meet special guest Riley Jenkins.  At just 15 years old, this Elvis Tribute Artist blew me away. As with m...

Conversations with Missy: David Allen, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: David Allen, Nashville Elvis Festival

446 days ago / Missy Wolf

The journey to becoming an Elvis Tribute Artist is different for everyone. Though many of the ETAs started out as young Elvis fans, their stories are all uniquely different. For ETA David Allen, his beginning was not what I expected. As Allen described the moments that led to...

Conversations with Missy: Jake Slater, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Jake Slater, Nashville Elvis Festival

451 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue to bring you highlights of this year's Nashville Elvis Festival hosted by Tom Brown at The Franklin Theatre, I want to stress to all of you that the level of talent these Elvis Tribute Artists (ETAs) have is extraordinary. The knowledge they possess on knowing...

Conversations with Missy: Cote Deonath, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Cote Deonath, Nashville Elvis Festival

452 days ago / Missy Wolf

As many of you know, there are several Elvis impersonators all over the world and especially in places like Las Vegas. What many of you may not know is that there is a huge difference between those impersonators and actual Elvis Tribute Artists aka ETAs.  Elvis impersonat...

Conversations with Missy: Gib Maynard, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Gib Maynard, Nashville Elvis Festival

453 days ago / Missy Wolf

There is one artist whose name is known by virtually every living person, Elvis Presley. Presley is known for his thrusting hips, smooth soulful voice, generosity, flashy jumpsuits, boyish smile, making women blush, smile, scream, and faint, and so much more. To those who knew hi...

Press Release: CMA Songwriters Series Presented By US Bank Performance June 6 In Nashville To Kick Off CMA Fest

Press Release: CMA Songwriters Series Presented By US Bank Performance June 6 In Nashville To Kick Off CMA Fest

466 days ago / Missy Wolf

  APRIL 9, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES PRESENTED BY U.S. BANK ANNOUNCES PERFORMANCE JUNE 6 IN NASHVILLE TO KICK OFF CMA FEST Lineup features  Mary Chapin Carpenter, Vince Gill, Mac McAnally and Don Schlitz,  Tickets On Sale We...

CRS 2018 witth Missy: Julia Capogrossi

CRS 2018 witth Missy: Julia Capogrossi

471 days ago / Missy Wolf

During this year's Country Radio Seminar, there was an abundance of talented artists giving interviews, networking, performing, and having a great time. One of those artists was female singer/songwriter Julia Capogrossi.  After hearing her emotional song "Morgan&...

CRS 2018 with MIssy: Re Mattei

CRS 2018 with MIssy: Re Mattei

472 days ago / Missy Wolf

During the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) in Nashville, I was blessed to have been given the opportunity to speak with many talented artists. Often times in life, you never know what you will take away from a conversation with someone new. Having the opportunity to speak with Re Mat...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Taylon Hope

CRS 2018 with Missy: Taylon Hope

472 days ago / Missy Wolf

As many of us look back at our early life, few may be able to recall specific details of the time. Even fewer can recall knowing what they wanted to be when they grew up and why. For young female country artist Taylon Hope, she and her family knew what direction her life was...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Kaylee Rutland

CRS 2018 with Laura: Kaylee Rutland

451 days ago / Laura Lou

During this year's Country Radio Seminar (CRS), we were lucky to meet and talk with so many artists, including emerging artists.  This next interview was with Kaylee Rutland. Her new EP is titled That Side Of Me, which is a collaboration of songs that she ha...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Sandra Lynn

CRS 2018 with Laura: Sandra Lynn

453 days ago / Laura Lou

The next artist I had the opportunity to talk with during Country Radio Seminar was Sandra Lynn. This amazingly talented artist is everything you could ask for in the “total package”.  Lynn began her entertainment career at the age of 3 with dance, moving on...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Scooter Brown Band

CRS 2018 with Laura: Scooter Brown Band

452 days ago / Laura Lou

There are a lot of really exciting things that come along with working as a journalist in this business, one of them being the ability to bring great new artists to you that you may not have heard of in the conventional means of mainstream radio or television.  We recently i...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Terra Bella

CRS 2018 with Laura: Terra Bella

458 days ago / Laura Lou

Joesph Costa and Martina Costa, the husband and wife duo known as Terra Bella, are always so much fun to catch up with.  We had the opportunity to talk with them at this year's Grassroots Promotions Starlight Dinner which was the kickoff to the 2018 Country Rad...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Manny Cabo

CRS 2018 with Laura: Manny Cabo

470 days ago / Laura Lou

There are artists and then there are ARTISTS.  Manny Cabo took some time to talk with us during Country Radio Seminar (CRS) at the Grassroots Promotions Starlight Dinner.  Many of you may know Cabo from NBC’s The Voice, however, while that was a...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Haley Mae Campbell

CRS 2018 with Laura: Haley Mae Campbell

457 days ago / Laura Lou

The next artist I was able to catch up with during this year's Country Radio Seminar is one that you definitely need to know, Haley Mae Campbell. If you do not already have her music on your playlist, get ready, you will wonder why you have been missing out on this amazingly...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Darryl Worley

CRS 2018 with Laura: Darryl Worley

474 days ago / Laura Lou

It has been a few weeks since Country Radio Seminar 2018 and yet I am still writing articles from the amazing interviews I was blessed to be able to do during this year's event.  There are times in this job that I have the opportunity to have a genuine conversation with...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Kelly Lang

CRS 2018 with Laura: Kelly Lang

464 days ago / Laura Lou

Sometimes the most talented songwriters are not in the forefront singing their own songs.  They pour their heart and soul into writing a song and then they pass that along to another artist to actually record and perform that magical piece of art. Kelly Lang has been the cre...

CRS 2018 with Laura: T.G. Sheppard

CRS 2018 with Laura: T.G. Sheppard

464 days ago / Laura Lou

Having the opportunity to catch up with legends in country music is always a humbling experience for me and I think I tend to say all the time, "I can not believe I get to do this".  Another perfect example of that is talking with T.G. Sheppard during the Country R...

CRS 2018 with Laura: The Frontmen

CRS 2018 with Laura: The Frontmen

460 days ago / Laura Lou

"If It Wasn't For The Radio" is the title of a new single released by The Frontmen of country music.   I do not typically start off an article with the title of a single, however, let me explain why I changed it up in this case.   The Front...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Paul Bogart

CRS 2018 with Laura: Paul Bogart

460 days ago / Laura Lou

Being raised in a small town like Oologah, Oklahoma there are some things you can not escape. One being a “real” cowboy and the other is everyone knows your name.  We had the opportunity to catch up with Paul Bogart, Oologah native, during Country Radio Seminar i...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Uncle Si & The Sicotics

CRS 2018 with Laura: Uncle Si & The Sicotics

457 days ago / Laura Lou

I am sure no one saw this coming, I know that I did not have a clue what I was getting myself into when I caught up with Uncle Si and the Sicotics at the Grassroots Promotions Starlight Dinner before the Country Radio Seminar this year. Yes, Uncle Si, the same "...

CRS 2018 with Laura: John Schneider

CRS 2018 with Laura: John Schneider

471 days ago / Laura Lou

There is never a shortage of topics to discuss when talking with John Schneider. Schneider, who we all know and love as Bo Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard, has many amazing projects going on and while we briefly discussed all of them at the Grass Roots Promo...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Mark Bray

CRS 2018 with Laura: Mark Bray

472 days ago / Laura Lou

Let me start off this next artist's introduction with a recent description about him and his band.  "If Garth Brooks and The Eagles combined, it would be Mark Bray and the Steel Soul Cowboys." Emerging artist, Mark Bray, and his band are no stranger to hard...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Travis Rice

CRS 2018 with Missy: Travis Rice

487 days ago / Missy Wolf

Though our next Country Radio Seminar artist needs little introduction after being declared one of Nashville's "Top 10 Sexiest Men", Travis Rice sits down with us at CRS 2018 to discuss his surprising new title and more. Rice and I immediately giggled quite a bit...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Casey Donahew

CRS 2018 with Missy: Casey Donahew

492 days ago / Missy Wolf

Having the ability to reconnect with artists that I have grown very fond of while at this year's Country Radio Seminar (CRS) was an extra special treat for me. I first met Casey Donahew during an interview at CMA Fest 2017.  Donahew is one of the biggest Independent A...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Max T Barnes

CRS 2018 with Missy: Max T Barnes

492 days ago / Missy Wolf

Some artists always seem to have a smile plastered on their face while delivering good old-fashioned clean entertainment. Max T Barnes is one of those artists.  As we sat at the 2018 Country Radio Seminar (CRS) in Nashville, Tennessee, I expected that we would have a good...

Zach Stone Releases New Single Four Letter Word Today!

Zach Stone Releases New Single "Four Letter Word" Today!

498 days ago / Missy Wolf

Today, March 9, 2018, rising country star Zach Stone releases his new single "Four Letter Word". In a clever marketing strategy, many "four-letter" words have made appearances on this young artist's social media platforms in recent days, creating heavy ant...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Delta Rae

CRS 2018 with Laura: Delta Rae

500 days ago / Laura Lou

There are times in this job that I am blown away by the caliber of talent that I am privileged to meet and bring to this forum.  The next group that I talked with during this year's CRS (Country Radio Seminar) is Big Machine Artist, Delta Rae. I did not have to do a l...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Southern Halo

CRS 2018 with Missy: Southern Halo

502 days ago / Missy Wolf

Continuing our coverage of CRS 2018 this week starts off with the fun, energetic, sister trio, Southern Halo. These girls have immediately become family to us here at Center Stage Magazine. I will always refer to these beauties as "My Girls".  I am alw...

Press Release: Shenandoah Is Reloaded with Album Release Party At City Winery

Press Release: Shenandoah Is Reloaded with Album Release Party At City Winery

505 days ago / Missy Wolf

SHENANDOAH IS RELOADED WITH ALBUM RELEASE PARTY AT CITY WINERY MARCH 20  Pre-order RELOADED Now and Instantly Get The Hit Single "Noise" and "I Want To Be Loved Like That," Available Digitally For The First Time!  NASHVILLE, Tenn.&nb...

Press Release: Larry Gatlin Returns To Host Opry Country Classics at Nashville's Historic Ryman Auditorium

Press Release: Larry Gatlin Returns To Host Opry Country Classics at Nashville's Historic Ryman Auditorium

506 days ago / Missy Wolf

LARRY GATLIN RETURNS TO HOST OPRY COUNTRY CLASSICS AT NASHVILLE'S HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM   -Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers-   Season Kicks Off Today, March 1, with Spotlight on  "The Songs of Johnny and Jun...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Cherish Lee

CRS 2018 with Missy: Cherish Lee

507 days ago / Missy Wolf

While attending a Johnny Lee concert at the Nashville Palace, I was fortunate enough to have been able to watch his daughter, Cherish Lee, perform as well. Not knowing how moved I would be, Cherish delivered real emotion and powerful vocals to the audience and brought many to tea...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Ray Scott

CRS 2018 with Missy: Ray Scott

508 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to independent artists in Nashville, you will often find that some of the most well-known artists are actually independent. Ray Scott is one of the many successful independent artists in country music today.  With a uniquely fun and vibrant personality, quic...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Sara Spicer

CRS 2018 with Missy: Sara Spicer

515 days ago / Missy Wolf

Sara Spicer may be the "New Girl" in town, however, she is taking Nashville by storm. With the release of her EP New Girl, Spicer has shown everyone that she has got what it takes to be a country music star. As a young 4-year-old girl, Spicer's father saw her mus...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Lucas Hoge

CRS 2018 with Missy: Lucas Hoge

516 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are some faces in life that you will never forget. When I met Lucas Hoge several years ago, his smile lit up the entire Fan Fair X at CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee. Watching him as he spoke with fans young and old, posing for pictures, signing autographs, and handing...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Glen Templeton

CRS 2018 with Laura: Glen Templeton

513 days ago / Laura Lou

As CRS (Country Radio Seminar) drew closer there were some additions to my final schedule of interviews and as I glanced over the names of those artists that were added, I got to the name Glen Templeton.  I looked again and his name was still there. After the third look, I r...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Derek Jones

CRS 2018 with Laura: Derek Jones

501 days ago / Laura Lou

During CRS 2018, I had the opportunity to talk with emerging artist, Derek Jones.  Jones, who is not a stranger to the music industry, definitely was a great sport as we finally were able to keep our laughter under control on "take" three.   Jones firs...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Dustin Collins

CRS 2018 with Laura: Dustin Collins

523 days ago / Laura Lou

Being an entertainer in 2018 is somewhat different from ever, due in part to the “political correctness” you are expected to uphold with every comment you make, every lyric you sing as well as every belief you may have on any given topic. We, as a socie...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Jagertown

CRS 2018 with Laura: Jagertown

515 days ago / Laura Lou

During last year's CRS (Country Radio Seminar), I was fortunate enough to meet and be part of an interview with Jagertown.  As much fun as last year's interview was, I have to say, interviewing this amazing group at this year's CRS was like catching up with old f...

CRS 2018 with Missy: Zach Stone

CRS 2018 with Missy: Zach Stone

526 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to fresh newer faces in the music industry, Zach Stone is definitely one that you need to be on the lookout for. During our coverage of CRS 2018, I sat with Stone to talk about his latest single "Four Letter Word", along with his music video for "Like...

CRS 2018 with Laura: Dave McElroy

CRS 2018 with Laura: Dave McElroy

521 days ago / Laura Lou

CRS (Country Radio Seminar) kicked off on Monday, February 5th, with my first interview of the event being with emerging artist, Dave McElroy.  McElroy came into the booth with the most infectious smile and upbeat attitude, despite the time he had just been on the road in...

Conversations with Missy: Daphne Willis

Conversations with Missy: Daphne Willis

547 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are so many genres of music these days, however, not everyone fits into one box. For Daphne Willis, she has the amazing ability to sing more than one style and in my opinion, has created a new genre altogether.  Creating music that fans will relate to and want to ke...

Press Release: Ed Roland, Tim Montana, Shelly Fairchild, Love & Theft and Earl Bud Lee Kick Off New Year with Rocking Nashville House Concert

Press Release: Ed Roland, Tim Montana, Shelly Fairchild, Love & Theft and Earl Bud Lee Kick Off New Year with Rocking Nashville House Concert

557 days ago / Missy Wolf

  Ed Roland, Tim Montana, Shelly Fairchild, Love & Theft and Earl Bud Lee Kick Off New Year with Rocking Nashville House Concert   February “house guests” to include Kristian Bush, Natalie Hemby and Chuck Wicks NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ed...

Press Release: Nashville's Johnny Cash Museum Makes Tripadvisor's Top 10 Trending U.S. Attractions For Fall 2017

Press Release: Nashville's Johnny Cash Museum Makes Tripadvisor's "Top 10 Trending U.S. Attractions For Fall 2017"

610 days ago / Missy Wolf

NASHVILLE’S JOHNNY CASH MUSEUM MAKES TRIPADVISOR'S “TOP 10 TRENDING U.S. ATTRACTIONS FOR FALL 2017” (Nashville, TN) The Johnny Cash Museum once again is proud to be among great company as a “Top 10 Trending U.S. Attraction for Fall 2017” by Tr...

Conversations with Missy: Levi Hummon

Conversations with Missy: Levi Hummon

618 days ago / Missy Wolf

Imagine after one month having your new single hitting one million streams on Spotify. That is definitely a cause for celebration for country artist Levi Hummon. The story behind the single "Stupid" proves to be one of Hummon's smartest ideas for a song yet. As I...

Desert Okie Strong For Chad Trout: Chad Trout Featuring Jamie Fox

Desert Okie Strong For Chad Trout: Chad Trout Featuring Jamie Fox

624 days ago / Missy Wolf

Wrapping up our coverage of the Desert Okie Strong For Chad Trout benefit concert is Chad Trout himself with special guest Jaime Fox. Having had the amazing opportunity to get to know this wonderful artist personally, I decided that rather than summarize our interview, I would...

Desert Okie Strong For Chad Trout : Danielle Peck

Desert Okie Strong For Chad Trout : Danielle Peck

625 days ago / Missy Wolf

Continuing our coverage of Desert Okie Strong For Chad Trout is the one and only Danielle Peck. A little jazzy, a little bluesy, country, and completely captivating, Peck had fans eating out of her palms during her performance alongside the extremely talented Julie Roberts and Sh...

Conversations with Missy: Jessica Lynn

Conversations with Missy: Jessica Lynn

635 days ago / Missy Wolf

As most of you know by now, when I find an artist that is similar to me, things can get a bit crazy during an interview. After discovering how much I have in common with one of New York's most talented country artists, Jessica Lynn, I knew immediately that we were going to ha...

Wizard World Comic Con with Lou Ferrigno

Wizard World Comic Con with Lou Ferrigno

677 days ago / Missy Wolf

Most of the world knows him as Mr. Universe and The Incredible Hulk, but what many may not realize is that Lou Ferrigno is much stronger than the Hulk.  Experiencing great hearing loss as a child as well as bullying, Ferrigno was determined to find something positive...

Conversations with Missy: Christine Sweeney

Conversations with Missy: Christine Sweeney

677 days ago / Missy Wolf

On a beautiful day in downtown Nashville, I met with Christine Sweeney to talk about her career as an independent pop artist with a touch of folk, and blues. As soon as we met, I knew I was going to like this talented artist. Sweeney is an East Coast girl with a sense of...

Conversations with Missy: Shelly Fairchild

Conversations with Missy: Shelly Fairchild

688 days ago / Missy Wolf

Nashville is home to many musicians and artists of all music genres. Though many people immediately think country music when they hear Nashville, the truth is, there are many well-known artists here. From rock to metal, jazz, pop, and everything in between, Nashville is simply a...

Rik Emmett of Triumph Acoustic Duo at City Winery Nashville

Rik Emmett of Triumph Acoustic Duo at City Winery Nashville

689 days ago / John Tedeski

On Saturday August 26, 2017, anticipation filled the air as the sold out City Winery Nashville waited patiently, yet excitedly like a kid on Christmas morning waiting to open gifts (at least that is how I felt), for the very long overdue return of Rik Emmett to the stage along wi...

Music Is What Memories Sound Like, even 40 Years Later, Elvis Brings Those Memories to Life

Music Is What Memories Sound Like, even 40 Years Later, Elvis Brings Those Memories to Life

703 days ago / Laura Lou

August 16, 1977, at approximately 10:00 am, the world lost “The King”, Elvis Presley. I was 6 years old in 1977.  I can barely recall memories from that age other than the dog I loved, Tiger, the house I lived in on North Drive in Louisville, Kentucky and I ho...

A Sandwich Fit for a King

A Sandwich Fit for a King

704 days ago / Amanda Falk

It’s no secret that Elvis Presley had a royal appetite for greasy, Southern food. In what is perhaps the most legendary story about his indulgent habits, rumor has it that the King once took his private jet and a few friends from Graceland to Denver to cure a late night cra...

Tap Into Indie: Leslie Doak

Tap Into Indie: Leslie Doak

708 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we wind down our Tap Into Indie Series, we would like to introduce you to Country Artist Leslie Doak. Doak was one of the many independent artists that came out to participate in our Independent Artist Showcase with partners at Heart Songs Records. This event was graciously ho...

A Night Of Bluegrass with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

A Night Of Bluegrass with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

709 days ago / Missy Wolf

For more than 50 years, Ricky Skaggs has had a love affair with music. This 15-time Grammy winner earned his first paycheck at age seven after performing with bluegrass legends Flatt & Scruggs on their widely viewed television show. From that moment, Skaggs' success...

Tap Into Indie: Billy Brown CMA Fest 2017

Tap Into Indie: Billy Brown CMA Fest 2017

708 days ago / Laura Lou

In this industry, you often have an opportunity to meet some amazing people, who, but not for your job title, you may never have had the chance to sit down and get to know.  Then there are those rare occasions when you can sit down with one of these artists and you are fortu...

The Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, will always be Gentle on My Mind

The Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, will always be Gentle on My Mind

710 days ago / Laura Lou

I received the telephone call this afternoon that Glen Campbell, the legend in both the music and entertainment industries, respectively, had finally lost his long-term fight with Alzheimer’s Disease and had passed away at the age of 81. My editor had a request of me, wh...

Breaking News: Glen Campbell Has Passed Away

Breaking News: Glen Campbell Has Passed Away

711 days ago / Missy Wolf

After his long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's, Country Music Hall of Fame member Glen Campbell has passed away at 81 years old. Campbell's passing was confirmed through his official Facebook account as well as his website just after 3:30 p...

Tap Into Indie: Shaniah Paige

Tap Into Indie: Shaniah Paige

711 days ago / Amanda Falk

Nashville, Tennessee, is the proud home to the country's largest music festival, CMA Fest. As many of you know, this event for us was bigger than ever. Center Stage Magazine teamed up with Heart Songs Records to create an Independent Artist Showcase hosted by Alley taps...

Conversations with Missy: Riley Smith

Conversations with Missy: Riley Smith

712 days ago / Missy Wolf

If you have ever tuned into one of our live interviews, you know that they are usually full of laughter and fun as well as great fan moments. My Facebook Live interview with Riley Smith via Skype was no different.  When I began my research on Smith for his self-...

Conversations with Missy: Mark MacKay

Conversations with Missy: Mark MacKay

711 days ago / Missy Wolf

Watching this next artist on stage at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville, Tennessee, I knew I was going to have a blast during our interview after his performance. Mark MacKay is not only a superb performer, he is an all around great guy. Artists like MacKay know how to have a good...

Tap Into Indie: Melissa Ramski CMA FEST 2017

Tap Into Indie: Melissa Ramski CMA FEST 2017

715 days ago / Missy Wolf

Continuing our Tap Into Indie Series is a female vocalist that not only impressed me with her talent, she is by far one of the sweetest people I have met. Melissa Ramski has a heart of gold and a voice that can move mountains. Watching her perform at Alley Taps during the Hear...

Conversations with Missy: Gunnar Nelson

Conversations with Missy: Gunnar Nelson

719 days ago / Missy Wolf

Following my Facebook Live interview with Gunnar Nelson via Skype last week, Center Stage Magazine was invited to attend the Ricky Nelson Remembered concert at the City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee. I was not sure what to expect from these "Twin Brother Rockstars"...

Tap Into Indie: Hannah Goebel The Voice

Tap Into Indie: Hannah Goebel The Voice

724 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue to bring you coverage of our Tap Into Indie Series from our Independent Artist Showcase with our Partners Heart Songs Corporation at Alley Taps in the iconic Printer's Alley in Nashville, Tennessee, we return to you the lovely Hannah Goebel. As many of you m...

Tap Into Indie: Lacy Cavalier

Tap Into Indie: Lacy Cavalier

708 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we bring you our very last artist in our Tap Into Indie Series, I would like to thank you all for tuning in. These artists have all worked so hard to bring you great music and entertainment. Each of them unique, each of them incredibly talented, and each of them appreciative o...

Tap Into Indie: Auburn McCormick

Tap Into Indie: Auburn McCormick

725 days ago / Missy Wolf

Our Tap Into Indie Series is heating up with the lovely and very talented Auburn McCormick. This artist is one that none of us saw coming. Usually, I interview artists after their performance, however, there have been a few that I caught before they went on stage. With McCormi...

Conversations with Missy: Honey County CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Honey County CMA Fest 2017

736 days ago / Missy Wolf

You may remember this next group from a previous Conversation with Missy interview, but if not, let me introduce you the new sweethearts of country music, the girls of Honey County.  From the first time I met these lovely ladies, I knew that it was only a matter of t...

Tap Into indie: Catt McCreary

Tap Into indie: Catt McCreary

736 days ago / Missy Wolf

The next artist in our Tap Into Indie Series is the lovely, young, and vibrant Catt McCreary. I cannot tell you all how excited I was to hear that she was going to be a part of the Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine Independent artist Showcase at Alley taps during...

Press Release: Riley Smith Releases New Single and New Video I'm On Fire

Press Release: Riley Smith Releases New Single and New Video "I'm On Fire"

736 days ago / Missy Wolf

Riley Smith Releases New Single and Music Video "I'm On Fire"   New country single and video from famed actor Riley Smith entitled "I'm on Fire” was recently released via The Boot. Smith is best known for his starring role on the popul...

Conversations with Missy: Risa Binder

Conversations with Missy: Risa Binder

737 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to CMA Fest, there are so many opportunities for fans to connect with new artists and artists that they know well, love, and adore. One of the best parts for me is watching these encounters take place. What I did not realize is that for some of these newer artists,...

Conversations with Missy: Michael Tyler CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Michael Tyler CMA Fest 2017

739 days ago / Missy Wolf

This next artist is one that I am so proud to know. Michael Tyler is not only an extremely talented songwriter, he is a hard worker and humble young man. With a smile that lights up an entire room, it is no wonder that fans are flocking to see more of him. As you may recall, w...

Tap Into Indie: Sarah Darling

Tap Into Indie: Sarah Darling

739 days ago / Missy Wolf

As our coverage of Tap Into Indie Series at Alley Taps continues, Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine is delighted to bring you one of the most positive and calming women in country music, Sarah Darling. The name Darling says it all. This beautiful soul captured my...

Tap Into Indie: Southern Halo

Tap Into Indie: Southern Halo

739 days ago / Missy Wolf

Sit down, buckle up, and get ready for our crazy thrill ride with the Girls of Southern Halo as out Tap Into Indie Series continues. Hannah, Natalia, and Christina are the three sisters that make up this phenomenal country trio. When you get us all together, there is never a dull...

Conversations with Missy: Chris Biano

Conversations with Missy: Chris Biano

743 days ago / Missy Wolf

After seeing several press releases on Chris Biano, I jumped at the opportunity to interview this amazing country male vocalist. His voice immediately captured my attention when I watched some of his videos on his YouTube channel. His recent series Breaking Country airs each S...

Conversations with Missy: Stella Parton

Conversations with Missy: Stella Parton

744 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to CMA Fest, Stella Parton is definitely one artist that fans look forward to seeing every year. With 36 studio albums already under her belt and number 37 on the way, fans have enjoyed many years of Parton's hard work. As a fan myself, I was shocked whe...

Conversations with Missy: David Adam Byrnes

Conversations with Missy: David Adam Byrnes

744 days ago / Missy Wolf

I love when I get to re-visit with an artist. During this year's CMA Fest, I was once again delighted to have the opportunity to chat with David Adam Byrnes. We started catching up before the camera was rolling and immediately found ourselves laughing and having a great time....

Conversations with Missy: Ben Rue

Conversations with Missy: Ben Rue

744 days ago / Missy Wolf

Born and raised in Oregon, Ben Rue grew up like many other kids. Working on his parents 2,000-acre grass seed farm, Rue often found himself dreaming of a future as a baseball player or singer. Making up his own songs and getting caught by his father singing them while working, mu...

Conversations with Missy: Brennley Brown

Conversations with Missy: Brennley Brown

745 days ago / Missy Wolf

Music has no limits. Music does not discriminate. Whether you are young, old, male, female, white, blue, purple, or red, music is there. Music lives inside each of us. Music plays a part in all our lives. Some of us are chosen to be artists, while many of us are chosen to simply...

Conversations With Missy: Kelly Lang

Conversations With Missy: Kelly Lang

752 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to Tennessee, there is no shortage of talented musicians. These artists are incredible. Sometimes, these artists have the ability to blow your mind with a song, lyric, or even a simple story. When it comes to Kelly Lang, she did all of that for me. Lang has been...

Tap Into Indie: Alex Seier

Tap Into Indie: Alex Seier

754 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we start off the week continuing our Tap Into Indie Series, we bring you the very talented Alex Seier. As most of you know by now, Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine teamed up to put on an independent artist showcase at Alley Taps in Nashville, Tennessee du...

Beyond the Music with Laura: Ty Herndon’s 2017 Concert for Love & Acceptance Series - Intro

Beyond the Music with Laura: Ty Herndon’s 2017 Concert for Love & Acceptance Series - Intro

753 days ago / Laura Lou

Close your eyes.  Remember back to your childhood.  Did you feel that you could not be your authentic, genuine self?  Did you ever feel that who you were wrong, as defined by the family you grew up in or the people around you?  Did you feel that you could...

Beyond The Music with Laura:  Lewispalooza: providing “Hope” and changing lives through music

Beyond The Music with Laura: Lewispalooza: providing “Hope” and changing lives through music

753 days ago / Laura Lou

When you add together seven years of history, mix in some of the finest talents in Nashville, a touch from an iconic venue and blend in an extraordinary organization that is committed to providing hope through music, you end up with a CMA Fest kick-off event that is Lewispalooza....

Tap Into Indie: Karissa Ella

Tap Into Indie: Karissa Ella

757 days ago / Missy Wolf

You would never know that during her performance at our Independent Artist Showcase with our partner Heart Songs Corporation that this was only Karissa Ella's 4th performance on stage.  Joining us for this special event at Alley Taps, Ella had friends, family, and fan...

Press Release: Noah Guthrie Journeys into The Valley with Sophomore Album Out Today

Press Release: Noah Guthrie Journeys into The Valley with Sophomore Album Out Today

757 days ago / Missy Wolf

Noah Guthrie Journeys into The Valley with Sophomore Album Out Today   (Nashville, Tenn. – June 23, 2017) – Noah Guthrie, known for portraying Roderick Meeks on Fox’s hit TV show Glee, released his sophomore album, T...

Conversations with Missy: Mr. Big's Billy Sheehan

Conversations with Missy: Mr. Big's Billy Sheehan

759 days ago / Missy Wolf

With their new album Defying Gravity being released on July 21, 2017, Mr. Big is already on the road entertaining fans at every stop they make. Though they may not have as many US tour dates as they have had in the past, fans are lining up and at sold out shows ready to watch the...

Casey Donahew Interview CMA Fest 2017

Casey Donahew Interview CMA Fest 2017

760 days ago / Missy Wolf

Texas is a state with an insanely huge music scene. I have spoken with many artists from Texas that are doing extremely well with their career in music. Casey Donahew is one of those artists. During CMA Fest 2017, I finally got to meet Donahew in person. This busy guy has...

Tap Into indie: Rocky

Tap Into indie: Rocky

760 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue our Tap Into Indie Series, I have to say that this next artist is one that blew us all away with the power she possesses. Not only does Rocky have an amazing voice, she has equally incredible stage presence, songwriting skills, personality, and looks. She is the en...

Tap Into Indie: Justin Kemp Band

Tap Into Indie: Justin Kemp Band

761 days ago / Missy Wolf

I am extremely excited to bring you the next group in our Tap Into Indie Series. The Justin Kemp Band is full of personality, talented musicians, and all around great entertainment. These artists are serious about their craft, however, they absolutely know how to have a good time...

Shane Owens Interview CMA Fest 2017

Shane Owens Interview CMA Fest 2017

764 days ago / Missy Wolf

During this year's CMA Fest, we were given the opportunity to connect with many artists we have been supporting throughout their music career. Catching up with Shane Owens was exciting for all of us, as we have been promoting all of his recent and exciting news as well as new...

Center Stage Magazine and Heart Songs Corporation Host Independent Artist Showcase at Alley Taps

Center Stage Magazine and Heart Songs Corporation Host Independent Artist Showcase at Alley Taps

766 days ago / Missy Wolf

The Country Music Festival (CMA Fest) held in Nashville, Tennessee is arguably the biggest country music festival in the world. Stage after stage throughout the city, you will find great local talent along with country music's hottest stars. After getting to know many inde...

CMA Fest 2017 Exclusive with Hunter Hayes and Xfinity

CMA Fest 2017 Exclusive with Hunter Hayes and Xfinity

768 days ago / Missy Wolf

While attending this year's Country Music Festival known as CMA Fest, one of the music industry's hottest artists seemed to be performing everywhere. Four days of jam-packed performances including a fan party, Hunter Hayes not only had a busy schedule, he had some of the...

Press Release: Sandra Lynn Returns with New Single For Summer Hey California

Press Release: Sandra Lynn Returns with New Single For Summer "Hey California"

778 days ago / Missy Wolf

Sandra Lynn Returns with New Single for Summer, “Hey California”  Premiered Exclusively through Radio Disney (Nashville, Tenn. – June 2, 2017) – Country music singer/songwriter, Sandra Lynn’s newest single, “...

Press Release: Wade Hayes Releases New Album Old Country Song

Press Release: Wade Hayes Releases New Album "Old Country Song"

780 days ago / Missy Wolf

(Nashville, Tennessee...) - May 30, 2017 -- Singer/songwriter Wade Hayes has never been shy about letting his traditional music roots show, and he is going full-on old school with his new Old Country Song album, due out June 9, 2017. The 11 cut collection of old and new...

Press Release: Chris Biano Announces Reality Series Breaking Country Exclusively On YouTube

Press Release: Chris Biano Announces Reality Series "Breaking Country" Exclusively On YouTube

779 days ago / Missy Wolf

CHRIS BIANO ANNOUNCES REALITY SERIES “BREAKING COUNTRY”  AIRING EXCLUSIVELY ON YOUTUBE EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT “BREAKING COUNTRY” FOLLOWS BIANO’S JOURNEY AS AN INDEPENDENT ARTIST CHASING HIS DREAMS OF BECOMING A COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR  ...

Press Release: Risa Binder To Release New Single “YOU HAUL” On June 2

Press Release: Risa Binder To Release New Single “YOU HAUL” On June 2

779 days ago / Missy Wolf

RISA BINDER TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE “YOU HAUL” VIA ITUNES, AMAZON AND ALL DIGITAL RETAILERS ON WAREHOUSE RECORDS ON JUNE 2                         ...

Press Release: Jake Worthington Debuts His Sophomore EP, HELL OF A HIGHWAY

Press Release: Jake Worthington Debuts His Sophomore EP, HELL OF A HIGHWAY

789 days ago / Missy Wolf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2017 THE VOICE RUNNER-UP, JAKE WORTHINGTON, DEBUTS HIS SOPHOMORE EP, HELL OF A HIGHWAY, IN THE TOP 10 ON THE ITUNES COUNTRY ALUBMS CHART, TODAY, FRIDAY, MAY 19 Following the exclusive title track premiere on Taste of Country NAS...

Press Release: Ray Scott GUITAR FOR SALE Pre-order Available Now

Press Release: Ray Scott GUITAR FOR SALE Pre-order Available Now

789 days ago / Missy Wolf

RAY SCOTT 'GUITAR FOR SALE' PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW Scott Announces Album Release Party, Set For June 10   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2017) – Ray Scott’s highly anticipated sixth studio album, Guitar For Sale, is available for pre-orde...

Alexa Shea Releases First Solo Project

Alexa Shea Releases First Solo Project

792 days ago / Amanda Falk

On May 5th, Alexa Shea released her first-ever solo EP…an experience she calls “unifying and magical”. A solo project is a new territory for Shea, who spent nearly 20 years in a duo with her younger sister, Natalee. Together they hit milestones that even well-k...

Press Release: Billy Ray Cyrus Returns to Rolling Thunder, Dedicates Some Gave All to Fallen Veteran During Grand Ole Opry Performance

Press Release: Billy Ray Cyrus Returns to Rolling Thunder, Dedicates "Some Gave All" to Fallen Veteran During Grand Ole Opry Performance

796 days ago / Missy Wolf

Billy Ray Cyrus Returns to Rolling Thunder, Dedicates "Some Gave All" to Fallen Veteran During Grand Ole Opry Performance Cyrus to Perform May 28 during "Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom" in Washington, D.C.   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2017) &...

Conversations with Missy: Nick Hickman Talks Tipsy and New EP

Conversations with Missy: Nick Hickman Talks "Tipsy" and New EP

799 days ago / Missy Wolf

When you get invited to an EP release party by an artist that you have watched grow from the beginning, the answer is always "Yes". Supporting Nick Hickman on his musical journey has been a thrilling ride for Center Stage Magazine.  Hickman is one of our family...

Conversations with Missy: Spencer Crandall Takes On Nashville

Conversations with Missy: Spencer Crandall Takes On Nashville

809 days ago / Missy Wolf

I love when I get to catch up with an artist I adore. Since being in Nashville full-time, I have been fortunate enough to be able to spend more time with these artists as well as getting to know them on a more personal level. Spencer Crandall is on of the new faces in Nashville t...

Press Release: Country Hitmaker Josh Thompson Announces Release of “Change: The Lost Record”

Press Release: Country Hitmaker Josh Thompson Announces Release of “Change: The Lost Record”

809 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Reaching #1 this week on country radio for his hit single "Any Ol' Barstool" by Jason Aldean, country singer-songwriter Josh Thompson exclusively premieres his song, "Daddy Had a Beer," on Rolling Stone Country today, April 20,...

Press Release: City Of Hope Celebrity Softball Game Reveals First Round Of Artist Lineup

Press Release: City Of Hope Celebrity Softball Game Reveals First Round Of Artist Lineup

803 days ago / Laura Lou

For Immediate Release: $15 and $35 Tickets on Sale Now at Ticketmaster.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 26, 2017) – The hits keep coming as the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game presented by Staples® continues to announce talent for their 27th annual event. The star...

Conversations with Missy: Jordyn Mallory

Conversations with Missy: Jordyn Mallory

814 days ago / Missy Wolf

Nashville is full of incredible talent. Luckily, I have been able to speak to many artists about their career, life, love, friendships, and more. Some of these conversations have been filled with everything from our love of food to music, faith, inspirations, and desires. When sp...

Press Release: Power of Music Festival Brings Over 50 Performers to Bentonville, Arkansas April 27-29 For 80-Plus Shows

Press Release: Power of Music Festival Brings Over 50 Performers to Bentonville, Arkansas April 27-29 For 80-Plus Shows

820 days ago / Laura Lou

Bentonville, AR (April 17, 2017) - The Power Of Music Festival will bring over 50 performers to eight stages for more than 80 shows April 27-29 during the inaugural fundraiser in Bentonville, Arkansas for the I'll Fly Away Foundation.  The roster of talent reads like a &...

Luke Caccetta Cue The Rain

Luke Caccetta Cue The Rain

821 days ago / Missy Wolf

Center Stage Magazine is very proud to share this next press release with all of you. Luke Caccetta is one of our dearest friends, and we are all so very proud to be a part of his journey. From the first moment we were introduced to him, we knew that he had something special...

Conversations with Missy: T.G. Sheppard at Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: T.G. Sheppard at Nashville Elvis Festival

830 days ago / Missy Wolf

During my phone interview with T.G.Sheppard, we both agreed that as soon as I moved to Nashville, we would sit down for an on-camera interview. We finally had the opportunity to sit and chat while attending the Nashville Elvis Festival at the Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tenness...

Conversations with Missy: Mary Sarah at Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Mary Sarah at Nashville Elvis Festival

831 days ago / Missy Wolf

During the 2016 CMA Festival, I met Mary Sarah from Season 10 of The Voice. Sarah landed a spot on Team Blake and continued to blow fans away with her stellar performances.  Though some may think that being a contestant on the popular TV show is how she got her start...

Conversations with Missy: Collin Raye

Conversations with Missy: Collin Raye

834 days ago / Missy Wolf

Having the opportunity to have conversations with artists that I respect and adore is one of my biggest dreams come true. Though I have developed a love and respect for each of the artists I have interviewed, there are a few that have a very deep and special meaning to me persona...

The King Lives On, Nashville Elvis Festival

The King Lives On, Nashville Elvis Festival

835 days ago / Missy Wolf

Everyone can agree that Elvis is the most well-known artist of all time. Whether you are a fan of rap, rock, country, blues, folk, or any other type of music, you know the name, Elvis. This was one of the most common statements heard throughout the Nashville Elvis Festival. Th...

Rik Emmett & Resolution 9 - Res9 Review

Rik Emmett & Resolution 9 - Res9 Review

834 days ago / John Tedeski

Res9 is somewhat of a journey through Rik Emmett’s life as a musician, showcasing many styles of the rock genre, from straight up rock songs, to blues rock, southern rock, country, folk rock, and even a splash of jazz. It is all covered in this collection of songs...

Conversations with Missy: Kaylee Rutland

Conversations with Missy: Kaylee Rutland

842 days ago / Missy Wolf

After watching young artist Kaylee Rutland perform at the "New From Nashville" showcase headed by Jamie O'Neal, we caught up with her at the offices of Aristo PR in downtown Nashville, to discuss her music. From the start, Rutland was vibrant and energetic. I nev...

Conversations with Missy: Jamie O'Neal and New From Nashville Touring Artists

Conversations with Missy: Jamie O'Neal and "New From Nashville" Touring Artists

842 days ago / Missy Wolf

During their first showcase for music industry peers, Center Stage Magazine was invited to capture footage of Jamie O'Neal and the New From Nashville touring artists. After watching the captivating performances by each of the artists, I could not believe they have only had...

Conversations with Missy: Michael Tyler

Conversations with Missy: Michael Tyler

843 days ago / Missy Wolf

When you are a young musician, your dreams likely include playing at the Grand Ole' Opry, standing in the very circle that so many legends and musical icons stood in as they performed for their adoring fans. This was in fact one of Michaels Tyler's dreams, and we wer...

Press Release: Justin Moore To Perform At NCAA March Madness Music Festival In Phoenix March 31st

Press Release: Justin Moore To Perform At NCAA March Madness Music Festival In Phoenix March 31st

842 days ago / Laura Lou

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PHOENIX, AZ (March 28, 2017) - Country music's platinum-selling Justin Moore will perform during the 2017 NCAA MARCH MADNESS MUSIC FESTIVAL in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday, March 31. Keith Urban is set to headline the first of three free concerts, ann...

Press Release: Drake White Rocks New York City And Boston With Sold-Out Shows

Press Release: Drake White Rocks New York City And Boston With Sold-Out Shows

843 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, TN (March 27, 2017) – Drake White brought his high-energy SPARK TOUR 2017 to sold-out crowds at New York City’s Gramercy Theater on Thursday (3/24) and Boston’s Paradise Rock Club on Friday (3/25). Fans in the Northeast embraced his rau...

Press Release: Thomas Rhett Teases Craving You Featuring Maren Morris As Next Single To Be Released March 31

Press Release: Thomas Rhett Teases "Craving You" Featuring Maren Morris As Next Single To Be Released March 31

843 days ago / Laura Lou

WHO/WHAT: Multi-PLATINUM artist THOMAS RHETT unveils the single cover for “Craving You” featuring GRAMMY® award winner MAREN MORRIS March 24th,  teasing it as the lead track from his upcoming third studio album.   WHEN: “Craving You&rdq...

Press Release: Collin Raye’s “Silver Anniversary Special” To Air On SiriusXM Prime Country This Weekend

Press Release: Collin Raye’s “Silver Anniversary Special” To Air On SiriusXM Prime Country This Weekend

848 days ago / Laura Lou

Raye Celebrates 25 Years, Performs Hits On SiriusXM Channel 58 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 22, 2017) – 2017 marks 25 years since multi-platinum selling country sensation Collin Raye emerged on the scene with his No. 1 smash “Love, Me.” In celebration of the miles...

Press Release: Statler Brother Singer Jimmy Fortune 'Sings the Classics' on Upcoming Album Set for Release April 21st

Press Release: Statler Brother Singer Jimmy Fortune 'Sings the Classics' on Upcoming Album Set for Release April 21st

848 days ago / Laura Lou

Nashville, Tenn. (March 20, 2017) – Jimmy Fortune, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and member of the legendary Statler Brothers, has just completed an all-new recording, Jimmy Fortune: Sings the Classics. The album, which will be available April 21, features collabora...

Press Release:  Delta Rae Releases “A Long And Happy Life” EP March 24th

Press Release: Delta Rae Releases “A Long And Happy Life” EP March 24th

848 days ago / Laura Lou

Six-Piece Band Offers Robust Harmonies with Introspective Lyrics Summer Headline Tour Includes Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City NASHVILLE, TN (March 20, 2017) – Eclectic six-piece DELTA RAE today announces their A LONG AND HAPPY LIFE EP, out March 2...

Press Release: Carly Pearce Takes “Every Little Thing” to Country Radio

Press Release: Carly Pearce Takes “Every Little Thing” to Country Radio

848 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, TN (March 20, 2017) – Offering a reflection of 26 years of Country music dreams, CARLY PEARCE shines with “Every Little Thing.” Her first single officially impacts Country radio today and is available now. She co-wrote the SiriusXM “Highway Find...

Press Release: AT&T and AUDIENCE® Network Present: Chris Janson March 24th

Press Release: AT&T and AUDIENCE® Network Present: "Chris Janson" March 24th

848 days ago / Laura Lou

Concert Special Airs Friday, March 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT On DIRECTV and U-verse (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114) and DIRECTV Now Watch A "First Look" As Chris Janson Performs "Everybody" On Rolling Stone Country Janson Preparing New Music For Forthcom...

Rascal Flatts Debut “Yours If You Want It” Music Video at The Hermitage Café

Rascal Flatts Debut “Yours If You Want It” Music Video at The Hermitage Café

849 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, TN (March 17, 2017) – ACM Awards Vocal Group Of The Year nominee RASCAL FLATTS shared the new music video for their single “Yours If You Want It” with industry and media friends at The Hermitage Café in Nashville last T...

Conversations with Missy: Austin Shaw

Conversations with Missy: Austin Shaw

849 days ago / Missy Wolf

Recently, Center Stage Magazine was invited to The City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee, to watch Austin Shaw perform his "acoustic trio" set, featuring songs from his EP, Felt. Before Shaw took the stage, I sat down with him upstairs for a one on one conversatio...

Press Release: Elvis® Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll

Press Release: Elvis® Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll

849 days ago / Missy Wolf

Elvis® Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll Nashville Elvis Festival will be filled with celebrity appearances, live music events and on-stage interviews with Elvis Presley’s friends and band members....

Charissa takes over the Wildhorse Saloon New Nashville Series: Lauren Ashley

Charissa takes over the Wildhorse Saloon New Nashville Series: Lauren Ashley

851 days ago / Missy Wolf

During our coverage of the "New Nashville" series at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee, Charissa Nicole caught up with Lauren Ashley backstage.  During their fun conversation, Ashley gave us a lot of inside information about who she is as an artist, h...

Conversations with Missy: Ray Scott Livin' This Way Release Weekend

Conversations with Missy: Ray Scott "Livin' This Way" Release Weekend

851 days ago / Missy Wolf

Playing at the Grand Ole' Opry is a dream for many country artists. Many fans dream of catching a show there, and many journalists dream of hanging out backstage, capturing exciting moments on camera. Lucky for me, our dear friend Ray Scott made that dream come true for Cente...

Conversations with Missy: Wildhorse Saloon New Nashville Series Featuring, Kasey Tyndall

Conversations with Missy: Wildhorse Saloon "New Nashville" Series Featuring, Kasey Tyndall

852 days ago / Missy Wolf

While covering the New Nashville series at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee, I was given the opportunity to speak with Kasey Tyndall. I knew that we were in for a fun conversation after finding out some fun information about her. As it turns out, Tyndall herself, i...

Press Release: Ana Cristina Cash Releases The Tough Love EP; Part I of Future LP Out this Summer

Press Release: Ana Cristina Cash Releases The Tough Love EP; Part I of Future LP Out this Summer

857 days ago / Laura Lou

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Nashville, Tenn. -- March 14, 2017) -- Soulful singer-songwriter Ana Cristina Cash has released her latest project, The Tough Love EP, featuring co-written material with husband and producer, John Carter Cash. This highly anticipated body of work provid...

Press Release:  The Kentucky Headhunters Premiere Video for “God Loves A Rolling Stone” on Taste Of Country

Press Release: The Kentucky Headhunters Premiere Video for “God Loves A Rolling Stone” on Taste Of Country

858 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 14, 2017) -- The Kentucky Headhunters’ brand new music video for “God Loves A Rolling Stone” can be seen today on TasteOfCountry.com. Click HERE to watch the video now. “God Loves A Rolling Stone” is the first single from the...

Press Release: Dustin Collins Releases “Cold Dead Hands” —An Ode to the Second Amendment

Press Release: Dustin Collins Releases “Cold Dead Hands” —An Ode to the Second Amendment

857 days ago / Laura Lou

For Immediate Release: (Nashville, Tenn. – March 14, 2017) – Country recording artist, Dustin Collins, is earning a name for himself with his current single, “Cold Dead Hands.” Debuting at #1 in its first week on the Billboard Hot Singles...

Beyond With Music With Laura: Terra Bella at CRS

Beyond With Music With Laura: Terra Bella at CRS

857 days ago / Laura Lou

Every once in a while, you come across people that make an impact in some way, no matter how minute it may seem at the time, in your life.  You may not even realize it at the exact moment that it happens but it is something you carry with you from that point forward.  A...

Press Release: BMR Releases The Music of Nashville, Season 5 Volume 1, Debuts at No. 2 on iTunes

Press Release: BMR Releases The Music of Nashville, Season 5 Volume 1, Debuts at No. 2 on iTunes

859 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, TN (March 10, 2017) – Following the mid-season finale of CMT’s record-breaking hit TV show “Nashville” last night (3/9), Big Machine Records released THE MUSIC OF NASHVILLE, SEASON 5 VOLUME 1 soundtrack today. Available at digital retailers worl...

Press Release: CMT Premieres Michael Tyler's They Can't See

Press Release: CMT Premieres Michael Tyler's "They Can't See"

866 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2017) – “They Can’t See,” Michael Tyler’s youthful ballad that’s currently gaining radio airplay across the country, will premiere all over CMT channels and platforms February 28, including CMT, CMT Music and CMT.com....

Press Release:  ACM New Male Vocalist Nominee Chris Janson to Co-Host CMT Hot 20 Countdown

Press Release: ACM New Male Vocalist Nominee Chris Janson to Co-Host CMT Hot 20 Countdown

866 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 6, 2017) - Fresh off a weekend jamming with Kid Rock during a show in Florida, ACM Awards® ‘New Male Vocalist’ nominee and Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville recording artist Chris Janson will bring his famous energy to CMT Hot 20 Countd...

Beyond the Music With Laura: Tyler Barham at CRS

Beyond the Music With Laura: Tyler Barham at CRS

859 days ago / Laura Lou

We have all seen the "YouTube Sensations" and at one time or another, and have probably wondered how someone goes from posting videos of themselves covering other artists' songs just for fun, to having over 50,000 dedicated online fans and over 9 million views on th...

Press Release: Pop-Contemporary Country Singer Brennin Releases New Single Featuring Country Icon Vince Gill

Press Release: Pop-Contemporary Country Singer Brennin Releases New Single Featuring Country Icon Vince Gill

869 days ago / Missy Wolf

POP-CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY SINGER BRENNIN RELEASES NEW SINGLE "RIP OFF THE REARVIEW" FEATURING COUNTRY MUSIC ICON VINCE GILL TODAY, FRIDAY, MARCH 3 Following Exclusive Premiere on Rolling Stone Country NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Following the exclusive premiere on ...

Beyond With Music With Laura: Shane Owens at CRS

Beyond With Music With Laura: Shane Owens at CRS

869 days ago / Laura Lou

During the GrassRoots 2017 Starlight Dinner, which was a kickoff to this year’s CRS (Country Radio Seminar), I caught up with new traditional country sensation, Shane Owens.  Owens recently released his debut album titled, Where I’m Coming From and is currently p...

Beyond the Music With Laura: Rick Trevino at CRS

Beyond the Music With Laura: Rick Trevino at CRS

870 days ago / Laura Lou

This is my second trip to Nashville for CRS (Country Radio Seminar) and I must say that this year was beyond my imagination as far as what I could have wanted to be able to do, while attending.  At the invitation of GrassRoots Promotions, I attended their annual CRS Mixer wh...

Lucy and Ethel go to CRS: Jagertown

Lucy and Ethel go to CRS: Jagertown

871 days ago / Missy Wolf

This year's Country Radio Seminar (CRS), proved to be entertaining and successful for everyone. From the new artist to the well known artist, each were there to share their talent, give advice, entertain, and have fun. For Jagertown, it seemed they were there for all CRS had...

Conversations with Missy: Southern Halo

Conversations with Missy: Southern Halo

872 days ago / Missy Wolf

While at this year's Country Radio Seminar (CRS), I met with the girls (Natalia, Christina, and Hannah Morris) that make up the Country/Pop/Rock trio, Southern Halo. These three beautiful sisters from Cleveland, Mississippi, seem to have everything perfectly in place....

Press Release:  Big Machine Records Releases New “Nashville” Soundtrack March 10

Press Release: Big Machine Records Releases New “Nashville” Soundtrack March 10

873 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, TN (February 24, 2017) – Following last night’s jaw dropping episode of CMT’s hit TV show “Nashville,” the cast is picking up the pieces and looking ahead to new storylines and songs. THE MUSIC OF NASHVILLE, SEASON 5 VOLUME 1 soundtrack wi...

Press Release: Big Machine Label Group Showcases Star-Studded Talent During Annual CRS Luncheon

Press Release: Big Machine Label Group Showcases Star-Studded Talent During Annual CRS Luncheon

873 days ago / Laura Lou

NASHVILLE, TN (February 24, 2017) – Capping off Country Radio Seminar (CRS) week, Big Machine Label Group showcased six stellar acts today at the Omni hotel in downtown Nashville. The annual event hosts Country radio and industry executives, who were treated to show-stoppin...

Conversations with Missy: Rick Springfield

Conversations with Missy: Rick Springfield

880 days ago / Missy Wolf

After our fun Three On One with Rick Springfield interview, we were given the opportunity to speak with him on camera backstage at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee. Jennifer and Jill are the lovely ladies behind the scenes at the Wildhorse Saloon that made this all ha...

Press Release: Justin Moore and Lee Brice's Co-Headling Tour Adds Additional Dates

Press Release: Justin Moore and Lee Brice's Co-Headling Tour Adds Additional Dates

883 days ago / Laura Lou

Official Press Release From Marushka Media:  Lee Brice and Justin Moore’s Co-Billed ‘American Made’ Tour Continues to Draw Capacity Crowds   New Dates Added, Hitmaker Brett Young Joins Lineup in March  Lee Brice and Justin Mo...

An Open Book Tour with Justin Furstenfeld stops in Louisville, Kentucky

An Open Book Tour with Justin Furstenfeld stops in Louisville, Kentucky

883 days ago / Laura Lou

A stage set with blue lighting.  One chair and one mic centered on the stage.  An acoustic guitar resting on a stand.  Chairs arranged in rows for the audience.  Families and individuals of all ages in attendance.  This is not how you would typically d...

Press Release:  Big Machine to Release Nashville Duets Album for CMT's Hit Drama

Press Release: Big Machine to Release Nashville Duets Album for CMT's Hit Drama

884 days ago / Laura Lou

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP PR: NASHVILLE, TN (February 15, 2017) – Love is in the air for the cast of CMT’s hit TV show “Nashville” who come together once again to showcase their harmonious blend of on-screen and in-studio chemi...

Press Release: Rayna and Deacon Premiere A New Duet On Tonight's Episode of Nashville on CMT

Press Release: Rayna and Deacon Premiere A New Duet On Tonight's Episode of Nashville on CMT

891 days ago / Laura Lou

Tonight’s episode of Nashville will feature a new duet between one of Nashville’s hottest couples, Rayna (Connie Britton) and Deacon (Charles Esten) as the two begin working on their album.  There is no denying these two are the definition of chaos and calm, whic...

Press Release: And The Award Goes To... Drake White

Press Release: And The Award Goes To... Drake White

885 days ago / Laura Lou

On Monday, we shared the news that Drake White is heading out on tour in support of his debut album Spark and mentioned that White had been nominated by Zac Brown Band for the 2017 GRAMMY® “Artist of Tomorrow”. Winning this title, would give him the opportunity to...

Press Release: Alison Krauss to Release Her Capitol Records Debut Album WINDY CITY on February 17th

Press Release: Alison Krauss to Release Her Capitol Records Debut Album "WINDY CITY" on February 17th

885 days ago / Laura Lou

Alison Krauss, one of the artists who performed at the Randy Travis Tribute show in Nashville, TN last week, is set to release her debut album for Capitol Records, titled Windy City, on February 17th. Krauss, who created something magical in each one of these classic song...

Press Release: Randy Travis Tribute Show

Press Release: Randy Travis Tribute Show

884 days ago / Laura Lou

  On February 8, 2017, at 7pm at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN., the Country Music Family came together in epic proportions to pay tribute to one of its own.  The star-studded 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis had be...

TC3 Make Memories at The Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, KY

TC3 Make Memories at The Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, KY

891 days ago / Laura Lou

The Cadillac Three (known as TC3) brought their Black Roses Tour to The Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, Kentucky.  This was a night where memories were made for the fans as well as the band, with TC3 posting on social media that “Louisville wins the award for best crow...

Updated Press Release: Garth Brooks added to Randy Travis Tribute on February 8, 2017!

Updated Press Release: Garth Brooks added to Randy Travis Tribute on February 8, 2017!

896 days ago / Missy Wolf

GARTH BROOKS JOINS LINEUP FOR FEBRUARY 8 TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS Tickets On Sale Now to 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 2, 2017) – Joining the star-studded tribute to Randy Travis ...

Press Release: Drake White Hits The Road With Spark Tour 2017

Press Release: Drake White Hits The Road With Spark Tour 2017

894 days ago / Laura Lou

Drake White is no stranger to touring and playing his heart out around the country and is about to embark on his first headlining tour to support his debut album Spark.  White has said that he is dedicated to staying true to the soul and art of the music and bringing th...

Press Release: Reba McEntire's NEW Album Has Her Celebrating With the World

Press Release: Reba McEntire's NEW Album Has Her Celebrating With the World

898 days ago / Laura Lou

Reba McEntire's newest project, Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope, is set for release this Friday, February 3 and offers up a double-disc album with both traditional and contemporary hymns, including collaborations with her sisters, Trisha Yearwood, Kelly Clarkson,...

Press Release: BIG & RICH Announce New Single, New Album and New Tour for 2017

Press Release: BIG & RICH Announce New Single, New Album and New Tour for 2017

898 days ago / Laura Lou

One of the best known duos in country music, Big & Rich, have been very busy lately and are giving more than one new surprise to their fans. The announcement that came last week was that they would be featured on Westwood One’s Super Bowl LI Game Day Coverage...

Press Release: Brian Owens & The Deacons of Soul Offer Hope and Joy on Uplifting New Album

Press Release: Brian Owens & The Deacons of Soul Offer Hope and Joy on Uplifting New Album

899 days ago / Laura Lou

Check out the Official Press Release from Hot Schatz PR: NASHVILLE, TENN (January 30, 2017) -- Hailed for his electrifying "American soul sound," Brian Owens celebrates love and life in all their permutations on his new album SOUL OF FERGUSON, set for...

Press Release: BRETT YOUNG NAMED “NEW MUSIC FAVORITE” BY TICKETMASTER

Press Release: BRETT YOUNG NAMED “NEW MUSIC FAVORITE” BY TICKETMASTER

899 days ago / Laura Lou

Nashville newcomer and California native, Brett Young, is having an epic start since the release of his debut single, “Sleep Without You”, which soared to the top spot on the charts. His follow-up single, “In Case You Didn’t Know”, is not far be...

Conversations with Missy: Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series, Little Texas

Conversations with Missy: Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series, Little Texas

900 days ago / Missy Wolf

I must admit that I sometimes get a little nervous before an interview. I try not to, but it can be challenging when you are excited to finally speak to someone you have admired for years. Having the opportunity to interview Dwayne O'Brien and Porter Howell of the well-known...

Conversations with Missy: Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series, Marla Cannon-Goodman

Conversations with Missy: Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series, Marla Cannon-Goodman

901 days ago / Missy Wolf

In my line of work, I meet and speak with artists almost daily. I enjoy building relationships/friendships with them. Sometimes I am blown away by how much we actually have in common, being that I cannot sing or really play an instrument. When I met Marla Cannon-Goodman, it was l...

Michael Tyler set to Release Debut Album 317 on March 17

Michael Tyler set to Release Debut Album 317 on March 17

901 days ago / Laura Lou

Michael Tyler.  Soud Familiar?  Maybe not just by his name, at least not yet, however, on March 17, 2017, everyone from country fans to radio will be talking about this hot Reviver Records artist.  While you may not recognize the name off hand, songs that Tyler has...

Randy Travis Tribute Adds More Artists To The Lineup

Randy Travis Tribute Adds More Artists To The Lineup

901 days ago / Laura Lou

In case you have not heard, Nashville has been planning the event called, 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis, which will be held on February 8, 2017 at Bridgestone Arena.  While the star-studded lineup already in place was one that promise...

Conversations with Missy: Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series, Deborah Allen

Conversations with Missy: Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series, Deborah Allen

905 days ago / Missy Wolf

Welcome back to our Hank Cochran PEN Fund Series. Our next artist is one that I could not help but be excited about. This remarkable woman is not only an incredible singer, she is also a brilliant songwriter, author, and actress. Deborah Allen has an impressive career that most w...

Justin Moore, Lee Brice, William Michael Morgan: The American Made Tour 2017

Justin Moore, Lee Brice, William Michael Morgan: The American Made Tour 2017

904 days ago / Laura Lou

The American Made Tour made its stop in Corbin, Kentucky on Thursday, January 19th. This concert was co-headlined by Justin Moore and Lee Brice with supporting act, William Michael Morgan. The idea with this tour and the stops along the route were selected as "Small...

The KATTL Drive Has Begun and They Are Running a New Breed with a New Brand

The KATTL Drive Has Begun and They Are Running a New Breed with a New Brand

953 days ago / Laura Lou

KATTL There is no misspelling here, the name of this concept is KATTL. It is pronounced as “cattle” and they even have a distinctive hand gesture.  Notice, I said concept, instead of only calling them a “band”.  When talking to one of the foun...

Shane Owens, Where I'm Coming From, Debuts December 9, 2016

Shane Owens, Where I'm Coming From, Debuts December 9, 2016

956 days ago / Laura Lou

Amerimonte Records recording artist, Shane Owens, is set to release his debut album on December 9, 2016, titled Where I’m Coming From. While you may wonder “who is this guy” or think “here is another self-labeled traditional country singer”, stop...

Conversations with Missy: Tom Dixon

Conversations with Missy: Tom Dixon

961 days ago / Missy Wolf

Nashville has become home to many artists in the music industry. I am fortunate enough to be able to have conversations with many of them. One of Nashville’s newest rising stars, Tom Dixon, is quickly turning heads and attracting more fans at each of his high-energy perform...

2016 Nashville Universe Awards

2016 Nashville Universe Awards

977 days ago / Missy Wolf

Independent Artists have been the main focus of Center Stage Magazine since its birth. These artists are the very reason we created this online entertainment magazine. Promoting fresh new talent has been exciting for not only the artist and ourselves, it has been overwhelmingly e...

Carter Winter takes over Tin Roof in Louisville, Kentucky

Carter Winter takes over Tin Roof in Louisville, Kentucky

976 days ago / Laura Lou

Carter Winter. If you have not heard that name by now you must be listening to your same, predictable playlist and not expanding out into the genre of “modern traditionalist” artists within the country music scene.  The first time I saw Winter perform, which was...

To Fly or Not to Fly

To Fly or Not to Fly

1010 days ago / Missy Wolf

Have you ever thought to yourself after experiencing something unexpected in life that you should write a book? I have caught myself saying that a lot. Others have said it to me as well. Instead of writing a book filled with my adventures, mishaps and hysterical moments, I prefer...

Conversations with Missy: LeAnne Thomas

Conversations with Missy: LeAnne Thomas

1017 days ago / Missy Wolf

After a long career in Law Enforcement from repo agent to bounty hunter, LeAnne Thomas has completely switched gears and is now an on-air personality of her own radio show on the Black Sheep Network as well as the network’s owner. As you can imagine, I had many questions...

Beyond The Music with Laura: Foy Vance

Beyond The Music with Laura: Foy Vance

1016 days ago / Laura Lou

I knew going into this interview with singer/songwriter Foy Vance, that I was already at a disadvantage than previous journalists before me. This is simply because I was unable to plan accordingly by having a beer delivered to him while we discussed his new al...

Conversations with Missy: Tyler Rich at the Troubadour

Conversations with Missy: Tyler Rich at the Troubadour

1080 days ago / Missy Wolf

After being named “One to Watch in 2015” at the Country Music Social Media Awards in Nashville, June 2015, Tyler Rich has been sought after by many. Lucky for me, Center Stage Magazine was granted an interview. As we headed to the legendary Troubadour in West Holly...

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Jaime Fox

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Jaime Fox

1137 days ago / Missy Wolf

Here is our first Artist Spotlight from CMA Fest 2016. Check out her bio (direct from her website) below. "Jaime Fox has a very familiar name, but the similarities with the “other” Jamie Foxx end at both of their abilities to soulfully wail “Georgia...

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: David Adam Byrnes

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: David Adam Byrnes

1137 days ago / Missy Wolf

Up next in our CMA Fest Artist Spotlight is a young man with a voice and style that will make you want to hear more. With his song "Alcoholiday", you will soon find yourself singing right along with a smile on your face. Check out his bio (directly from his website) bel...

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Trent Willmon

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Trent Willmon

1136 days ago / Missy Wolf

Next on our CMA Fest Artist Spotlight is Mr. Trent Willmon. This man has a great personality and a sense of humor to match. Quick witted and fun, you will be sure to love him immediately. Check out his bio (taken directly from his website) below. “TRENT WILLMON FACTS:...

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Ray Scott

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Ray Scott

1137 days ago / Missy Wolf

This CMA Fest Artist Spotlight is the amazing Ray Scott. For many, this man needs no introduction. If you are one of the unfortunate few who do not know the brilliance of this musician, stop wasting time and check out his bio below that was taken directly from his website....

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Jeff Bates

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Jeff Bates

1135 days ago / Missy Wolf

Our next CMA Fest Artist Spotlight is the extremely talented Jeff Bates. During our conversation backstage at Storme Warren's Nashville Navy Party, Bates shared with me all he has coming up and what performing at this event has meant to him. For more information on this fanta...

CMA Fest 2016 Nashville Navy Party and One Fan's Dream Come True

CMA Fest 2016 Nashville Navy Party and One Fan's Dream Come True

1137 days ago / Missy Wolf

To kick off CMA Fest right, we had to attend the biggest kick-off party in town. Storme Warren just held the 10th anniversary Nashville Navy Party on June 7th, 2016. The night was filled with great friends, many fans, laughter and more. One special fan even received a once in a l...

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Josh Kelley

CMA Fest Artist Spotlight: Josh Kelley

1135 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are always surprises in store for the loyal guests at Storme Warren’s Nashville Navy Party. This year’s party was no different. Taking the stage this spectacular night was the very enchanting Josh Kelley. Kelley had everyone screaming with enthusiasm and deli...

Conversations with Missy: Sam Palladio

Conversations with Missy: Sam Palladio

1165 days ago / Missy Wolf

Starring as Gunnar Scott in the ABC musical drama series Nashville, Sam Palladio has gained quite a few fans across the globe. This young British actor also plays alongside Matt LeBlanc in Showtime’s Episodes in a recurring role. Fans from all over were excited to see Palla...

Conversations with Missy: James Michael Miller

Conversations with Missy: James Michael Miller

1187 days ago / Missy Wolf

In life, I have met many people with a unique story to tell. Some have been sad while others have been funny. I have heard of miracles, challenges, triumphs and love. When I met James Michael Miller and his wife Sherry, I heard an incredible story that the world needs to hear....

Conversations with Missy: Backroad Anthem from the Wildhorse Saloon

Conversations with Missy: Backroad Anthem from the Wildhorse Saloon

1201 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are times when an interview can become emotional. I was certain during my conversation with Backroad Anthem that I would break down in tears.  The tragic event that struck this band has been heartbreaking to see. Their desire to carry forward has been eq...

Conversations with Missy: Brad Sativa

Conversations with Missy: Brad Sativa

1208 days ago / Missy Wolf

I love to laugh. Comedy is something that we all need in our lives. Sometimes the material may be for mature audiences, but when delivered correctly you cannot help but roar with laughter. Brad Sativa knows exactly how to deliver such content. While watching Sativa on YouTube...

Adventures with Missy: Music City Welcomes Jon Bon Jovi and the Runaways

Adventures with Missy: Music City Welcomes Jon Bon Jovi and the Runaways

1200 days ago / Missy Wolf

Imagine your favorite Rock Star/Legend giving fans an intimate concert experience complete with a personal meet and greet. Runaway Tours turns those dreams into a reality. Named after the first Bon Jovi hit “Runaway”, Runaway Tours took fan club trips to a whole other...

What's Needed for a Journey? A Passport!

What's Needed for a Journey? A Passport!

1219 days ago / Joseph Nelson

Starting a band is a journey and what's needed for a journey? A Passport. What started as simply a partnership between friends for a drum recital turned into an exploration of love, faith, and hope. “Once rehearsals began it became very clear that there was something...

Conversations with Missy: Lauren Ashley and the Trainwreckers

Conversations with Missy: Lauren Ashley and the Trainwreckers

1212 days ago / Missy Wolf

While sitting in the green room at the Wildhorse Saloon, I sat with some band members of the Trainwreckers waiting for the performance with Lauren Ashley to begin.  Playing the Bass in the band is Davis Branch.  Getting to know him before the performance made me realize...

Conversations with Missy: Farewell Angelina

Conversations with Missy: Farewell Angelina

1214 days ago / Missy Wolf

In a previous conversation with Nicole Witt, we discussed the band she is in called, Farewell Angelina. We got to know Witt very well though we wanted to know more about the rest of the band members. Center Stage Magazine was invited to cover their recent show in Nashville at the...

Conversations with Missy: Nicole Witt of Farewell Angelina

Conversations with Missy: Nicole Witt of Farewell Angelina

1248 days ago / Missy Wolf

With the release of their newest single, "Hillbilly 401K", it is hard not to immediately love the girls of Farewell Angelina. Comprised of four unique women (Andrea Young, Elizabeth Elkins, Lisa Torres and Nicole Witt), this girl band has a number of credits that will b...

Moccasin Creek Tour Kick Off/CD Release Party with Jeff and Daphne McCool

Moccasin Creek Tour Kick Off/CD Release Party with Jeff and Daphne McCool

1256 days ago / Missy Wolf

When you receive an invite to cover a tour kick off/CD release party by one of the most talented and fun artists you have ever had a conversation with, the answer has to be yes. On January 28, 2015, I arrived at SIR Studios in Nashville with Center Stage Co-founder...

in2une Music Nashville Showcase at the Hard Rock Nashville

in2une Music Nashville Showcase at the Hard Rock Nashville

1270 days ago / Missy Wolf

On January 21, 2016, Center Stage Magazine was invited to cover the in2une Nashville Showcase at the Hard Rock Cafe. This showcase featured Backroad Anthem, Farewell Angelina, Rachele Lynae and Matt Gary. As you will see in our video, these artists know how to entertain a cr...

Women Taking Over the Music World

Women Taking Over the Music World

1314 days ago / Missy Wolf

We hear it a lot these days that there is a need for women in country music. While most will agree that is true, I say we are in need of more talented women in all music! Lucky for Nashville a movement has been started. WIM, Women In Music, was created by women with a passio...

Conversations with Missy: Joe Bayer

Conversations with Missy: Joe Bayer

1385 days ago / Missy Wolf

Joe Bayer was born in Ottawa, Illinois. Music has been in his blood from an early age. He told me stories of his early childhood performances for his parents and their friends during poker nights, where he would dress as Elvis and lip sync while holding a toy microphone. It was c...

Conversations with Missy: Patrick Thomas

Conversations with Missy: Patrick Thomas

1392 days ago / Missy Wolf

Country Singer Patrick Thomas and I recently caught up in Nashville, TN. for an interview. This native of Colleyville, Texas, is a Nashville-based recording artist and was a live finalist on Season 1 of NBC's hit reality TV show The Voice. His audition landed him a 3 chair tu...

Oh to fly again with Kip Moore

Oh to fly again with Kip Moore

1398 days ago / Missy Wolf

So imagine you are starting up a new online entertainment magazine based in Nashville, TN. You spend a week doing interviews with new and extremely talented musicians, and in one split second decision you miss an amazing opportunity that you will likely regret for the rest of you...