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CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Matt Rogers

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Matt Rogers

207 days ago / Missy Wolf

Music events such as CMA Fest for artists include special interactions with fans, but also tend to serve as a reunion for artists who have not seen each other in quite some time. Those reunions lead to jam sessions, songwriting sessions, and almost always a damn good time....

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Olivia Ooms

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Olivia Ooms

208 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to young artists, many people are surprised by their maturity and ability to create and produce their own work. Olivia Ooms has been a part of the entertainment industry for many years, so it is no surprise for those that know her what magic she is capable of creati...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kalie Shorr

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kalie Shorr

210 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to needing caffeine to kick-start your day, going without it can lead to a variety of emotions as well as physical side effects such as a major headache. Luckily for me, Kalie Shorr was sweet enough to bail me out of my early morning failed attempt to secure the awa...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Jenn Bostic

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Jenn Bostic

215 days ago / Missy Wolf

The first day of Nashville's Country Music Festival is always a bit chaotic, however, is full of excitement and wonder. CMA Fest is not only a great place for fans to see their favorite artists, it is the perfect event for artists to introduce and promote new music. Female si...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Dustin Collins

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Dustin Collins

216 days ago / Missy Wolf

For artists, releasing a new single, EP or album is an exciting time. When you combine releasing new music to fans with playing in one of the worlds largest country music festivals, happiness feels like an understatement. As I sat with country artist Dustin Collins, he be...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kaitlyn Baker

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kaitlyn Baker

217 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: Kelsey Lamb

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Kelsey Lamb

221 days ago / Missy Wolf

CMA Fest is far from over as we have many more interviews to bring you. This 4-day music festival is arguably the biggest country music festival in the world. From fans to artists, media to industry folks, Nashville is jam-packed with a variety of people all there for one re...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Lockwood Barr

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Lockwood Barr

222 days ago / Missy Wolf

Day four of CMA Fest 2018 was a mixture of excitement, hangovers, and sadness. While much of the city was sleeping off a late night full of drinking, partying, and loud music, others were standing in line early for their chance to meet their favorite artist or sit in the front fo...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Tim Rushlow

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Tim Rushlow

223 days ago / Missy Wolf

During this year's CMA Fest coverage, I ran into many familiar faces. Some of those faces I had a chance to sit with again to catch up on all they have had going on since we last spoke. As I sat with former frontman of the band Little Texas, Tim Rushlow, it was like almost no...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Paul Bogart

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Paul Bogart

224 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: Mark MacKay at The Ryman

Conversations with Missy: Mark MacKay at The Ryman

227 days ago / Missy Wolf

When I received a text message from Mark MacKay telling me that he was going to be opening for the one and only Ted Nugent at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, I was beyond excited for him. When he then asked me if I would be the one to interview him and...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Tenille Arts

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Tenille Arts

227 days ago / Missy Wolf

After getting to know up and coming country artist Tenille Arts during the 2018 Country Radio Seminar, I was excited to be able to sit with her again at CMA Fest to discuss what she has been doing since we last spoke. Kicking things off with her good news was a bit of a t...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Marta

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Marta

227 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to having a career in the music industry, you will often hear that it is very hard work becoming successful. Part of being successful in this industry is finding out what works for others, and applying some of those same basic principles to your own career...

Conversations with Missy: Lit

Conversations with Missy: Lit

228 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: Jada Vance

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Jada Vance

229 days ago / Missy Wolf

From American Idol in 2013 to CMA fest 2018, Jada Vance has experienced many new and great changes in her life. From growing up in a small town where everyone knows you to now being known by the world. things like going to the grocery store are not as they once were. Vanc...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Caleche

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Caleche

230 days ago / Missy Wolf

Watching the excitement ooze from fans during CMA Fest is always a treat, however, watching the artists become filled with appreciation for those fans is equally as thrilling for me to watch. As I sat with Caleche in the media room at Fan Fair X during CMA Fest 2018, She share...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Irlene Mandrell

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Irlene Mandrell

230 days ago / Missy Wolf

When it comes to CMA Fest, many fans and artists recall the events previous event title, Fan Fair. Though the event has grown and the name has changed, the purpose has remained the same. Serving as the connection between artists and their fans, CMA Fest continues to be quite argu...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Sylvia

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Sylvia

230 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...

Bo’s Extravaganza with Laura: Cody McCarver

Bo’s Extravaganza with Laura: Cody McCarver

235 days ago / Laura Lou

As children, we all have dreams of what we will do “when we grow up” and if we are very blessed and work hard, they come true. I can remember watching, as so many of us did, The Dukes of Hazzard on television. Yes, the guys loved “Daisy Duke&rdquo...

JD Shelburne's Superman Hits Home With The Harsh Realities Life Brings Us

JD Shelburne's "Superman" Hits Home With The Harsh Realities Life Brings Us

235 days ago / Missy Wolf

Independent Artist and good friend JD Shelburne is set to release his new album Two Lane Town on Saturday, July 28, 2018, along with hosting a FREE concert in his hometown of Taylorsville, Kentucky, at 7:00 pm. Scheduled to p...

Bo’s Extravaganza with Laura: LuLu Roman

Bo’s Extravaganza with Laura: LuLu Roman

236 days ago / Laura Lou

As children, we all have dreams of what we will do “when we grow up” and if we are very blessed and work hard, they come true. I can remember watching, as so many of us did, The Dukes of Hazzard on television. Yes, the guys loved “Daisy Duke&rdquo...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Southern Halo

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Southern Halo

236 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...

Bo’s Extravaganza with Laura: John Schneider

Bo’s Extravaganza with Laura: John Schneider

237 days ago / Laura Lou

As children, we all have dreams of what we will do “when we grow up” and if we are very blessed and work hard, they come true. I can remember watching, as so many of us did, The Dukes of Hazzard on television. Yes, the guys loved “Daisy Duke&rdquo...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Jeannie Seely

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Jeannie Seely

237 days ago / Missy Wolf

There are so many country music legends among us here in Nashville, and luckily we were able to sit down with Jeannie Seely during CMA Fest 2018 to discuss her life, music, and 51 years at the Opry. With a fun loving personality, funny sense of humor, honesty, and ability to&n...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Brett Kissel

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Brett Kissel

238 days ago / Missy Wolf

During CMA Fest 2018, Center Stage Magazine had the privilege of interviewing many new artists, as well as several well-known artists. Some artists I have known, while others like Brett Kissel, I met for the first time. Meeting new artists is always a great experience. Finding...

Conversations with Missy: Jerry Castle Revisited

Conversations with Missy: Jerry Castle Revisited

238 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...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Cowboy Troy

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: Cowboy Troy

243 days ago / Missy Wolf

One of the most fascinating things about participating in the worlds arguably largest country music festival, CMA Fest, is that there is so much diversity in music under one roof. From classic country to modern country, to Hick-Hop, I am able to cover the many styles of coun...

Conversations with Missy: 2 Steel Girls

Conversations with Missy: 2 Steel Girls

243 days ago / Missy Wolf

You might remember 2 Steel Girls as the very first mother and daughter duo performing on NBC's Hit Series, The Voice as a part of country artist Blake Shelton's team. What you might not know is that this mother/daughter duo is not what you expect. Before you go putting th...

Conversations with Missy: The Bacon Brothers

Conversations with Missy: The Bacon Brothers

244 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...

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: John Berry

CMA Fest 2018 with Missy: John Berry

249 days ago / Missy Wolf

As we continue bringing you coverage of CMA Fest 2018, we decided to mix things up and bring you one of our interviews from day three with award-winning country artist John Berry. Berry has become a very good friend to Center Stage Magazine and we are so proud of all he has ac...