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Tap Into Indie: Aaron Daniel

Tap Into Indie: Aaron Daniel

50 days ago / Missy Wolf

CMA Fest is the one Country Music Festival that most Independent Country Artist's dream of performing at. Whether it is playing at a local bar, signing autographs, or playing the on one of the small stages or the main stage, the excitement of being a part of the countrie...

Tap Into Indie: The Ville Band

Tap Into Indie: The Ville Band

50 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we approached the end of day one at CMA Fest 2017, my eyes began to get heavy and the feeling of exhaustion began to set in. As I sat backstage at Alley Taps waiting for The Ville Band to finish their performance at the Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine Indepen...

Conversations with Missy:  Lockwood Barr CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Lockwood Barr CMA Fest 2017

51 days ago / Missy Wolf

Day two of CMA fest 2017 had many artists excited and thirsting for more. After the success of day one with fan encounters, country artist Lockwood Barr encountered an artist she has been influenced by for years, Ricky Skaggs. Immediately posting her experience on social media...

Conversations with Camille Rae CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Camille Rae CMA Fest 2017

51 days ago / Missy Wolf

If you have missed any of my previous conversations with Camille Rae, you need to get to know this powerhouse female vocalist now. Her newest album Come Find Me will have you playing it on repeat. The last time I spoke with this lovely artist was at the Country Radio Seminar (...

Mark Slaughter Album Review 'Halfway There'

Mark Slaughter Album Review 'Halfway There'

52 days ago / Jaide Alicia

The soaring vocals and catchiness that has been apparent in Mark Slaughter's music for the last 30 years are on the forefront of his latest solo release Halfway There. This is  Slaughter's second release over the span of 2 years, with Halfway There being the fol...

Conversations with Missy: Gunnar Nelson

Conversations with Missy: Gunnar Nelson

52 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"...

Conversations with Missy: J Adam Broome Revisited

Conversations with Missy: J Adam Broome Revisited

55 days ago / Missy Wolf

Whether you are a parent, wife, husband, teacher, student, musician, artist, etc., when you need a break, you need a break. J Adam Broome is an artist that I admire a great deal for recognizing that he needed a break from his music to get back to who he is. For some, the thoug...

Conversations with Missy: Bailey James CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Bailey James CMA Fest 2017

57 days ago / Missy Wolf

CMA Fest 2017 has been the most amazing festival experience for Center Stage Magazine to date. No disrespect to other festivals or experiences, I just mean that the volume of opportunities we were granted simply cannot be compared. One of my favorite memories of this event was me...

Conversations with Missy: Matt Rogers CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Matt Rogers CMA Fest 2017

57 days ago / Missy Wolf

On day two of CMA Fest 2017, I had the amazing opportunity to meet one of the coolest artists in country music, Matt Rogers. I knew immediately that we were going to have a great conversation. Rogers is not only a fantastic artist, he is a lot of fun and really seems to enjoy bei...

Tap Into Indie: Hannah Goebel

Tap Into Indie: Hannah Goebel

57 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: Auburn McCormick

Tap Into Indie: Auburn McCormick

58 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...

Tap Into Indie: Ryan Broshear

Tap Into Indie: Ryan Broshear

58 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue our Tap Into Indie Series this week, we start off with the very talented Ryan Broshear. As many of you know, Broshear is a longtime friend of Center Stage Magazine. Starting off with a simple social media connection, we quickly grew to love the artist behind the mu...

Tap Into Indie: Jeff Ray

Tap Into Indie: Jeff Ray

58 days ago / Missy Wolf

For those of you who have known someone who has taken their own life, or if you have ever had those feelings yourself, please watch the conversation with our next Tap Into Indie Series artist Jeff Ray.  Ray has been on a mission to spread suicide awareness and hope. After...

Conversations with Missy: Jesse Rice CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Jesse Rice CMA Fest 2017

59 days ago / Missy Wolf

We all have that one moment we wish we could take back or keep others from seeing. For me, it happens quite often. Thankfully, I am usually in the company of someone with a great personality that lets it slide or has a blast not letting me live it down. Fortunately for me once ag...

Conversations with Missy: Mandy McMillan CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Mandy McMillan CMA Fest 2017

59 days ago / Missy Wolf

I cannot express enough how much I enjoy speaking to positive and happy people. Mandy McMillan is definitely one that is full of gratitude, appreciation, and genuine positivity.  While sitting with McMillan behind the scenes at CMA Fest 2017, it was easy to see why she ha...

Tap Into Indie: Shauna Madinah

Tap Into Indie: Shauna Madinah

62 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to our next Tap Into Indie Series artist, you are going to find that not only is she beautiful, she has a remarkable vocal ability that when mixed with her unique blend of soul, pop, folk, country, and Americana creates a fusion that is simply irresistible. Shauna M...

Tap Into Indie: Julia Neville

Tap Into Indie: Julia Neville

62 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue our Tap Into Indie Series featuring Indie Artists of the Heart Songs Corporation and Centerstage Magazine Independent Artist Showcase at Alley Taps during CMA Fest 2017, we are excited to bring you once again, Julia Neville. You may remember her from one of ou...

Tap Into Indie: Curt Chambers

Tap Into Indie: Curt Chambers

63 days ago / Missy Wolf

Continuing our Tap Into Indie Series is an artist that is no stranger to us here. Curt Chambers brought the house down at the Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine Independent Artist Showcase at Alley Taps during CMA Fest 2017. Chambers took control of the venue th...

Tap Into Indie: Jaime Fox & Desert Okies CMA Fest 2017

Tap Into Indie: Jaime Fox & Desert Okies CMA Fest 2017

64 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue our Tap Into Indie Series this week, we are kicking it off with a group whose story will no doubt pull at your heart strings. Get the kleenex ready folks. Jaime Fox and the Desert Okies have an incredible amount of talent between them and their story is one th...

Conversations with Missy: Los Kingdom

Conversations with Missy: Los Kingdom

65 days ago / Missy Wolf

Imagine getting off a tour and wondering what you are going to do next. Now that it is over, what are you going to do with your time? That is what Arielle Verinis and Dave Green of Los Kingdom were asking themselves when they received a phone call from their manager Brian Mayes a...

Press Release: All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration

Press Release: All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration

65 days ago / Missy Wolf

MUSIC ICON KENNY ROGERS ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED CONCERT IN NASHVILLE CELEBRATING 60-YEAR CAREER “ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER: KENNY ROGERS’ FAREWELL CONCERT CELEBRATION” COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAMERS KENNY ROGERS AND DOLLY PARTON TO SHARE STAGE IN LAST PERFORMA...

Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Kicks Off Base*FEST Live with Brett Young and Lifehouse

Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Kicks Off Base*FEST Live with Brett Young and Lifehouse

66 days ago / Laura Lou

As a journalist, being invited to attend and cover any event is always an honor.  However, when the event is the inaugural Base*FEST Live on the Fourth of July at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, the excitement is unexplainable. USAA teamed up with TTF Entertainment (To The...

LIONVILLE - A World Of Fools Review

LIONVILLE - A World Of Fools Review

66 days ago / John Tedeski

Lionville is today's remedy for all of your melodic classic progressive rock cravings, precisely delivered with the grace of an eagle soaring high above the clouds. Hailing from Genova Italy, Lionville packs a melodic 1-2-3 punch with songs that are filled with all the right...

Conversations with Missy: Honey County CMA Fest 2017

Conversations with Missy: Honey County CMA Fest 2017

69 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: Elizabeth Lyons

Tap Into indie: Elizabeth Lyons

69 days ago / Missy Wolf

Rounding out our Tap Into Indie Series this week is the very talented female vocalist Elizabeth Lyons. After her awesome performance at the Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine Independent Artist Showcase at Alley Taps, Lyons headed backstage to chat with me. This...

Tap Into indie: Catt McCreary

Tap Into indie: Catt McCreary

69 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...

Conversations with Missy: Risa Binder

Conversations with Missy: Risa Binder

70 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,...

Tap Into Indie: Mark Ala Cash, Rachel Dawson and David Langley

Tap Into Indie: Mark Ala Cash, Rachel Dawson and David Langley

70 days ago / Missy Wolf

When I first met Mark Alan Cash, Rachel Dawson, and David Langley, I knew they were special. Their personalities are polar opposites and completely complimentary to one another. Each of them unique, each of them fun, and each of them filled with extraordinary talent.  As...

Take a Break with Johnny Cash at His Hideaway Farm in Bon Aqua

Take a Break with Johnny Cash at His Hideaway Farm in Bon Aqua

70 days ago / Missy Wolf

Nestled in the quiet and vibrant town of Bon Aqua, Tennessee lies a farm that once belonged to Johnny Cash. Affectionately referred to as the "center of Johnny Cash's universe", this stunning piece of property offers peace and tranquility. Bon Aqua is very different...

Eclipse - Monumentum Review

Eclipse - Monumentum Review

70 days ago / John Tedeski

ECLIPSE is the solution for your 80’s metal fix in the 21st century when most of the music being promoted is lifeless and regurgitated; where one band sounds like twenty other bands, and simply put there is no originality in the songs being written. Monumentum is loaded...