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Conversations with Missy: The Fell with Anthony De La Torre and Mike Krompass

Conversations with Missy: The Fell with Anthony De La Torre and Mike Krompass

90 days ago / Missy Wolf

As many of you know, when we find an artist or band that we can connect with, we will do all we can to share them with our viewers. We have made many friendships with our artists and the members of The Fell are no exception. As soon as we connected on Skype for our interv...

Beyond The Music with Laura: Casey Donahew at Cheyenne Frontier Days

Beyond The Music with Laura: Casey Donahew at Cheyenne Frontier Days

92 days ago / Laura Lou

We have all heard the term "indie artist" and what this typically means is an unsigned musician, one who has not yet had the good fortune to be "picked up by a label". However, this term has gotten a bad rap previously and more and more you see artists taking...

38 Special Rocks Frontier Field

38 Special Rocks Frontier Field

92 days ago / Jaide Alicia

Southern hard rockers 38 Special brought their show to Frontier Field in Rochester, New York last Sunday night. Playing a set full of hits from their catalog, plus some covers to round out the evening- the band brought a show that was sure to please. Kicking off...

Celebrating Elvis as a Young ETA

Celebrating Elvis as a Young ETA

98 days ago / Missy Wolf

Meet Cooper. This young Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) is capturing the attention and hearts of Elvis fans all over the world. Many are thrilled to be able to watch this young fan grow up following his dream of paying tribute to "The King of Rock and Roll". From his&nb...

Conversations with Missy: Richard Sterban on Elvis and The Oak Ridge Boys

Conversations with Missy: Richard Sterban on Elvis and The Oak Ridge Boys

100 days ago / Missy Wolf

Anticipating his entrance into the office of The Oak Ridge Boys, I was excited and eager to speak with legendary Bass Singer, Richard Sterban. Sterban is one of the very few artists I know of that can sing at an extremely low register. In the early 1970's, Sterban hir...

Conversations with Missy: Keith Hess- The Guest House at Graceland

Conversations with Missy: Keith Hess- The Guest House at Graceland

101 days ago / Missy Wolf

Elvis is the one name that almost every generation knows. He is the one man that is bigger today (40 years after his passing) than he was while still alive. Affectionately called "The King", Elvis left an insurmountable impression on fans that still remains powerfu...

Tap Into Indie: Lacy Cavalier

Tap Into Indie: Lacy Cavalier

105 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: Leslie Doak

Tap Into Indie: Leslie Doak

105 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...

Tap Into Indie: Billy Brown CMA Fest 2017

Tap Into Indie: Billy Brown CMA Fest 2017

105 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...

A Night Of Bluegrass with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

A Night Of Bluegrass with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

106 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...

Conversations with Missy: Paul Laine

Conversations with Missy: Paul Laine

106 days ago / Missy Wolf

Have you ever wanted to clone yourself because it seems there are more tasks than time to do them? Imagine being the member of more than one band, rehearsing, writing songs for others, writing songs for more than one genre, touring, filming, scheduling interviews, managing your h...

Conversations with Missy: Cassie Lynn Wells of 'Cassie's Kick-ass Country'

Conversations with Missy: Cassie Lynn Wells of 'Cassie's Kick-ass Country'

106 days ago / Missy Wolf

Thanks to our friends at Alley Taps in the iconic Printer's Alley in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Center Stage Magazine was able to sit with the host of Cassie's Kick-ass Country, Cassie Lynn Wells, for a conversation interviewer to interviewer. Chatting with artists...

They're A Little Bit Country; They're A Little Bit Rock and Roll

They're A Little Bit Country; They're A Little Bit Rock and Roll

106 days ago / Ellen Ann

Donny and Marie Osmond did not just bring their show to The Talking Stick Resort Grand Ballroom in Scottsdale, Arizona.  They brought their Las Vegas show.  I guess I was expecting a regular concert; Donny and Marie in front of the band, singing their hit songs.  I...

Conversations with Missy: Nathan Sharp of Nate wants To Battle

Conversations with Missy: Nathan Sharp of Nate wants To Battle

107 days ago / Missy Wolf

When a particular artist stands out to me, I become excited and eager to bring their talent to our audience. Not long ago, I received an email from Jenny at Right Angle PR asking me to check out artist Nathan Sharp and his YouTube channel NateWantsToBattle. Since I met Jonathan W...

Breaking News: Glen Campbell Has Passed Away

Breaking News: Glen Campbell Has Passed Away

108 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...

Conversations with Missy: Mark MacKay

Conversations with Missy: Mark MacKay

108 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: Shaniah Paige

Tap Into Indie: Shaniah Paige

108 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...

Tap Into Indie: Rob Carona

Tap Into Indie: Rob Carona

109 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue our Tap Into Indie Series, I have the pleasure of bringing to you once again, Rob Carona. Carona is an artist that does not fit into one genre. With an R&B, Rock, and Country background, finding himself musically was not quite the easiest of tasks.  Luc...

Conversations with Missy: Riley Smith

Conversations with Missy: Riley Smith

109 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-...

Tap Into Indie: Melissa Ramski CMA FEST 2017

Tap Into Indie: Melissa Ramski CMA FEST 2017

112 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...

Tap Into Indie: Lexi James CMA Fest 2017

Tap Into Indie: Lexi James CMA Fest 2017

113 days ago / Missy Wolf

When I saw her and her family walk into Alley Taps to take part in the Heart Songs Corporation and Center Stage Magazine Independent Artist Showcase, I knew that Lexi James was going to ignite the entire audience. From her show outfit to her hair and makeup, James looked ready...

Tap Into Indie: Tyler Jordan CMA Fest 2017

Tap Into Indie: Tyler Jordan CMA Fest 2017

113 days ago / Missy Wolf

One thing I can always count on during CMA Fest is the level of excitement among fans and artists. This highly anticipated event brings tens of thousands of fans to Nashville, Tennessee each year. This festival is extra special for Independent Artists as it gives them the op...

Tap Into Indie: Aaron Daniel

Tap Into Indie: Aaron Daniel

114 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

114 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

115 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

115 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'

116 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

116 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

119 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

121 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...