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The Defiants: 'ZOKUSHO' Album Review

The Defiants: 'ZOKUSHO' Album Review

1 day ago / John Tedeski

The Defiants are back; they are back with their sophomore effort ZOKUSHO and it is the AOR album to end all AOR albums. The members of The Defiants are not newcomers but all veterans of the rock music scene,  morphing out of a band from the late ’80s and early '...

CMA Fest 2019 with MIssy: Olivia Ooms

CMA Fest 2019 with MIssy: Olivia Ooms

8 days ago / Missy Wolf

16-year-old Olivia Ooms rocked the stages at this year's Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. From the packed bar at Alley Taps to the CMA Spotlight Stage inside Fan Fair X, fans everywhere were talking about her stunning performances and lining up to meet the &quo...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Jordan Rager

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Jordan Rager

9 days ago / Missy Wolf

While sitting backstage at Alley Taps during this year's Country Music Festival, Jordan Rager stopped by for an on-camera conversation with me. One of the first things I noticed about Rage was how extremely polite and kind he was. As soon as we sat down for the interview,...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Leaving Austin

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Leaving Austin

12 days ago / Missy Wolf

Having the opportunity to interview an artist that is brand new to me is always exciting. Usually, I have so many questions for them that I often find it difficult to keep our conversation within the time allotted. Thankfully Austin Machado, Davis Forney, and Michael Stevens of L...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Matt Rogers

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Matt Rogers

13 days ago / Missy Wolf

After getting to know Country Artist Matt Rogers, it is safe to say that our conversations have become more personal and fun. As we at together for our on-camera conversation inside the media room at this year's Country Music Festival, I shared that I would absolutely throw a...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Josh Gallagher

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Josh Gallagher

14 days ago / Missy Wolf

When an artist has new music to release, events like Nashville's Country Music Festival is a great way to promote it. If you are a fan that is lucky enough to have experienced CMA Fest, chances are, you scored an EP or two from new up and coming artists. One of the most sp...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Kalie Shorr

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Kalie Shorr

19 days ago / Missy Wolf

During our CMA Fest interviews, I know I am always going to have an opportunity to reconnect with an artist that I have bonded with during a previous on-camera conversation. In fact, I tend to get aggressive when making sure that these artists are on my schedule as I love keeping...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: James Dupré

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: James Dupré

19 days ago / Missy Wolf

After getting to know artist James Dupré, it is easy to see why he is adored by so many. From his boyish smile to his overall charm and positive outlook, Dupré makes interviewing him a breeze. Whether he is sharing the news of soon welcoming a new baby gir...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Honey County

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Honey County

20 days ago / Missy Wolf

While at this year's CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, I tried my best to find time to explore Fan Fair X in order to watch some of our artists perform, check out the interesting vendor booths, and of course make time to enjoy some freshly made, smooth and creamy ice cre...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Holloway Road

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Holloway Road

22 days ago / Missy Wolf

When interviewing artists, I love when I am able to hear new ideas and approaches to creating music. Knowing that there is no right or wrong way of doing something that you love, hearing a unique approach to something is always exciting for me. Unbeknownst to me, Holloway Road wa...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Cherie Oakley

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Cherie Oakley

23 days ago / Missy Wolf

When an even like CMA Fest comes to an end, there is always a plethora of emotions running through me. While I am relieved that I have made it through the four-day country music festival in one piece, I am saddened that the constant reunions with artists I have bonded with such a...

CMA Fest 2019 with MIssy: Brennley Brown

CMA Fest 2019 with MIssy: Brennley Brown

26 days ago / Missy Wolf

Sometimes a big city such as Nashville, Tennessee, can feel like an incredibly small world. During this year's Country Music Festival, Music City was home to one of the most amazing reunions that I have ever been a part of. I imagine for artist Brennley Brown and her family,...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Spencer Crandall

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Spencer Crandall

27 days ago / Missy Wolf

During this year's Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee, I finally got to have a long-overdue conversation with country artist Spencer Crandall.  From our first interview in 2016 at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, California, to our recent CMA Fest...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Kaylee Rutland

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Kaylee Rutland

37 days ago / Missy Wolf

When I first met Kaylee Rutland, I immediately connected with her. She is very easy to speak with and oddly enough loves Sour Patch Kids and coffee as much as I do. Being that I knew she was going to be on my schedule for day two of our CMA Fest interviews, I slipped her a new bo...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Kaylee Rose

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Kaylee Rose

41 days ago / Missy Wolf

First Time CMA Fest performer Kaylee Rose was all smiles as she sat with me for our on-camera conversation inside the media room at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, during this year's Country Music Festival. Rose was surprised by her adoring fans and was even pre...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Blue Honey

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Blue Honey

42 days ago / Missy Wolf

As you may have guessed, not all of our CMA Fest interviews are 100% music. Sometimes we have to talk about products that we love and cannot get enough of before we get to the music. In our conversation with Blue Honey, we did just that. I am pretty sure that Troy Brooks and K...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Mark Mackay

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Mark Mackay

43 days ago / Missy Wolf

During the second day of this year's Country Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee, I was excited to see that Mack Mackay was on my schedule of interviews. Every time I have the chance to speak with him, I know we are going to laugh and have a good time. He always shares gre...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Lewis Brice

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Lewis Brice

44 days ago / Missy Wolf

Having the ability to form friendships with artists that I have been fortunate enough to interview is a true blessing. When I am able to share that blessing with someone else, it becomes that much more meaningful and special. Having the opportunity to introduce Lewis Brice t...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Walker Montgomery

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Walker Montgomery

48 days ago / Missy Wolf

Being able to sit with an artist as they experience an event for the first time as an artist is always a lot of fun. Luckily for me, I sometimes get to experience multiple first-time event appearances with the same artist. This was the case with country artist Walker Montgomery....

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Lockeland

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Lockeland

49 days ago / Missy Wolf

Though CMA Fest 2019 has wrapped up, our on-camera conversations with many talented artists continue. On day two of the 4-day music festival, I sat with Lockeland for a follow-up interview from their debut release of "Til The Cows Come Home". Kyndon Oakes, Michale...

Conversations with Missy: Keith Burns & Lisa Guerrero

Conversations with Missy: Keith Burns & Lisa Guerrero

51 days ago / Missy Wolf

You never know where life is going to take you and which people you will meet along the way. There are so many moments in life that leave us in wonder and pure amazement. Once again, I was able to experience a very unique interview with what seemed like a very unlikely pair with...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Jenna Paulette

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Jenna Paulette

63 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

64 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

68 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

70 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: Alexis Ebert

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Alexis Ebert

72 days ago / Missy Wolf

If you have not yet gotten to know Alexis Ebert, now is the time. Between fun stories, powerful vocals, emotional deliveries, laughter, and brutal honesty, Ebert is an artist who is not afraid to be herself while being a bright light in this world. As I caught up with her...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Zach Stone

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Zach Stone

75 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

79 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...

Leatherjacks Featuring: Mauro Cordeiro

Leatherjacks Featuring: Mauro Cordeiro

84 days ago / John Tedeski

Hello everyone in Center Stage Magazine world, I am thrilled to bring you the following interview/album review from a very talented and hardworking musician from Sao Paulo Brazil by the name of Mauro Cordeiro and the release of the Leatherjacks album “The Lost Arks Of Rock...

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Leah Turner

CMA Fest 2019 with Missy: Leah Turner

86 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...


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