43 Matching Articles for "Elvis"

Conversations with Missy: Ben Thompson, Nashville Elvis Festival

Conversations with Missy: Ben Thompson, Nashville Elvis Festival

192 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

192 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

194 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

201 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

202 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

207 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

208 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

209 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...

CRS 2018 with Laura: T.G. Sheppard

CRS 2018 with Laura: T.G. Sheppard

220 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 Missy: Tenille Arts

CRS 2018 with Missy: Tenille Arts

250 days ago / Missy Wolf

Continuing our coverage of CRS 2018 today is the very vibrant and successful up and coming artist Tenille Arts. Suited with a name that fits her career perfectly, Arts has found herself in the small but very big town of Nashville, Tennessee living out her dreams.  As a yo...

Celebrating Elvis as a Young ETA

Celebrating Elvis as a Young ETA

457 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

459 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

460 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...

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

459 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...

Elvis Presley: Inspiration For 'Bye Bye Birdie'

Elvis Presley: Inspiration For 'Bye Bye Birdie'

457 days ago / Ellen Ann

Elvis Presley is the King of Rock and Roll.  He is a legend in his own time and beyond.  He starred in quite a few movies.  The girls loved him; the parents hated him.  The boys were not too fond of him either because the girls swooned over him. Then, in 19...

A Sandwich Fit for a King

A Sandwich Fit for a King

460 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...

Gospel Music According to Elvis Presley

Gospel Music According to Elvis Presley

461 days ago / John Tedeski

Gospel Music According to Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley grew up, as a child, singing gospel music in a small Assemblies of God church in East Tupelo, Mississippi. As Elvis grew older he was encouraged by the Blackwood Brothers Quartet, which formed out of the small Assembli...

Elvis' Impact On the Life of a Modern Day Teenager

Elvis' Impact On the Life of a Modern Day Teenager

458 days ago / Jaide Alicia

I'm a metalhead. Well, a rock and metal fan- to broaden the spectrum a little bit. It's important, however, that when I'm listening to rock music to not forget where it came from. In the 50's there were a myriad of artists pioneering the rock and roll sound that h...

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

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

466 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...

Press Release: Country and Rock n' Roll Icon Jerry Lee Lewis to Play BB Kings Blues Club on Saturday, July 29

Press Release: Country and Rock n' Roll Icon Jerry Lee Lewis to Play BB Kings Blues Club on Saturday, July 29

485 days ago / Missy Wolf

Country and Rock n' Roll Icon Jerry Lee Lewis to Play BB Kings Blues Club on Saturday, July 29 Photo Credit Steve Roberts 'The Killer' to be Honored by Chris Stapleton, Lee Ann Womack and More on Skyville Live in August in Nashville - ROLLING STONE ARTICL...

Conversations with Missy: Los Kingdom

Conversations with Missy: Los Kingdom

488 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...

Tap Into Indie: Sean Austin Band

Tap Into Indie: Sean Austin Band

496 days ago / Missy Wolf

Meet our next Tap Into Indie Artist, signed to Heart Songs Records, the Sean Austin Band. Justin Swinney (Lead Guitar), Daniel Horton (Bass), Jerrod Bogan (Drums), and Dwayne Roaton (Keyboards) together make up this stellar band. Though it was a late night performance,...

Conversations With Missy: Kelly Lang

Conversations With Missy: Kelly Lang

508 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...

Press Release: Kenny Rogers Receives Special Award From Smithsonian

Press Release: Kenny Rogers Receives Special Award From Smithsonian

513 days ago / Missy Wolf

KENNY ROGERS RECEIVES SPECIAL AWARD FROM THE SMITHSONIAN Pictured L to R: Ambassador Nicholas Taubman; Kenny Rogers; John Gray, National Museum of American History Director. (Image Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History)   NASHVILLE, Tenn.&n...

Press Release: Country Legend T.G. Sheppard Extends “Party Time Tour” With Additional Summer Dates Added

Press Release: Country Legend T.G. Sheppard Extends “Party Time Tour” With Additional Summer Dates Added

513 days ago / Missy Wolf

Country Legend T.G. Sheppard Extends “Party Time Tour” With Additional Summer Dates Added   Sheppard Returns Home to Memphis July 1 for Upcoming Show at The Guest House at Graceland Theater Presented by Springer Mountain Farms®   Nashville, Ten...

Tap Into Indie: Justin Kemp Band

Tap Into Indie: Justin Kemp Band

517 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...

Conversations with Missy: Chyyanna Lee

Conversations with Missy: Chyyanna Lee

549 days ago / Missy Wolf

Have you ever met someone so full of life and positive energy that you cannot help but smile in their presence? That is exactly how I felt when I met Chyyanna Lee.  During my conversation with this uplifting country artist, I quickly realized why she is the "lif...

Fans Cry Out for Sun Records Season 2

Fans Cry Out for Sun Records Season 2

558 days ago / Missy Wolf

Never has there been a television series that has captured the vibrant history of the legendary artists of Sun Records, until now. During the first season of this hit show, the audience was introduced to the early stories of Sam Phillips, Dewey Phillips, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cas...

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

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

586 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

587 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

590 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

591 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...

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

599 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: 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

605 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: Ray Fulcher

Charissa takes over the Wildhorse Saloon New Nashville Series: Ray Fulcher

611 days ago / Missy Wolf

Due to another unforeseen round of laryngitis, I called upon the lovely Charissa Nicole to once again come to my rescue, and save my interviews. Being invited to the Wildhorse Saloon to cover their "New Nashville" series was a complete honor, and I did not wan...

Press Release: Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers to Salute  Kenny Rogers at 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards

Press Release: Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers to Salute Kenny Rogers at 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards

635 days ago / Laura Lou

Nashville, Tenn. (February 17, 2017) - GRAMMY® Award-winning Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers will salute fellow Texan and music legend Kenny Rogers at the 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards on Wednesday, February 22 at the Texas Performing Arts Center in Austin.  The...

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

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

641 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: Drake White Hits The Road With Spark Tour 2017

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

650 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...

Ronnie McDowell Set To Release New CD Songs I Love

Ronnie McDowell Set To Release New CD "Songs I Love"

657 days ago / Laura Lou

When anyone can celebrate 40 years in any profession it is an extraordinary accomplishment.  In the music business, it is referred to as legendary which is a title that fits Ronnie McDowell perfectly.   We recently had the opportunity to sit down with McDow...

Conversations with Missy: T.G. Sheppard

Conversations with Missy: T.G. Sheppard

705 days ago / Missy Wolf

Having the ability to speak with artists has been a dream come true and a blessing for me. Sometimes, I connect with an artist in a way that I was not expecting. When I called my friend to tell her I was going to be interviewing T.G. Sheppard, she immediately became excited and t...

Conversations with Missy: James Michael Miller

Conversations with Missy: James Michael Miller

943 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: JB Aaron

Conversations with Missy: JB Aaron

976 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are many firsts in life. Speaking with someone who made a living for two years as an Elvis impersonator was a first for me. Las Vegas, Nevada has become home to many Elvis impersonators. Tourists and fans flock to the thriving city ready to pose for a picture with the &ldqu...

Conversations with Missy: Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys

Conversations with Missy: Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys

996 days ago / Missy Wolf

Never in a million years would I have thought that I would be interviewing a legend in the music world. You know the interview is going to exceed your hopes when Joe Bonsall himself brings up Bon Jovi. I was stunned instantly.This man is not only an Oakridge Boy, he is...