Former FFA Member Dillon Carmichael Takes the Spotify Stage at National FFA Expo

By Lauren Schwab Dillon Carmichael is the real deal. Read the exclusive interview I had with him before he took the Spotify Stage at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo here: https://www.ffa.org/the-feed/former-ffa-member-dillon-carmichael-takes-the-spotify-stage-at-national-ffa-expo/  

California Girl Olivia Ooms Can’t Rid Thoughts of Country Music

By Lauren Schwab Talking with Olivia Ooms made me wish I could be a California country girl. Growing up in the Midwest there is no beach in sight, just miles of corn rows and silos for the eyes to see. Olivia made me picture waking up to a beach with miles of ocean and open […]

From Military to Music City, Mark Addison Chandler Believes in Second Chances at Love

    “The ride of my life three to four minutes at time.” – Mark Addison Chandler By Lauren Schwab Do you ever wonder what it would be like to get a “Second Chance” to do something for the first time? Have you ever felt like you failed once and want to make a commitment […]

Come Find Camille Rae in Music City

By Lauren Schwab I still crave Nashville. Since the high of meeting country music artists and seeing their excitement for me to tell their story, I realized this is what I am called to do. Just as the artists are called to write, sing and perform, they all have a story on how they made […]

Barrett Baber Uses His Voice to Encourage Fans to Fight On For Their Dreams

By Lauren Schwab There are many days when the alarm clock goes off in my dark room that I do not want to get out of bed. I wish I could stay laying in peace and comfort and not face the challenges of the day and hard work ahead. Then I say to myself, those […]

Country Music Artist Greg Pratt Will Sew Up Your Heart With Different Strings

  By Lauren Schwab Country music is a sentimental part of my childhood. I remember my dad had an old guitar in the closet with rusty strings that I was so fascinated by. During car rides I would memorize every word to 90’s country songs. I fantasied about being like Shania, Martina or Faith with […]

Warren Garrett Eats, Sleeps and Breathes Music…Rewards on the Rough Road to Success in Music City

By Lauren Schwab When you want to make a dream reality, there are no excuses you just have to do it. It can be hard to make the call, pack up the car and move. It can be hard going to the gig and singing to a room of strangers. You wonder what they will […]

Walker McGuire Isn’t Lost In Music City: The Duo’s story on meeting Luke Combs At a Bar + Their Harmonic Vocal Blend to Make Your Heart Throb

  By Lauren Schwab Driving through the Oklahoma plains in the back seat listening to the harmonic sounds of Walker McGuire just felt right that fall. Throwback to when I visited my friends attending Oklahoma State University in the fall of 2016. I fell in love with the raw unique sounds of the country duo. […]

Kyle Thomas is the Sound of Soul that Will Tug on Your Heartstrings in Music City

By Lauren Schwab Music can touch a place in our hearts differently for everyone. We all have different experiences in life and love. Songs can activate our memories, desires and imagination. The soulful melodies of Kyle Thomas can tug on your heart strings like no other. My heart didn’t know the treat it was in […]

Texas Country Musician Kyle Park Says, “Don’t Forget Where You Come From”

By Lauren Schwab Texas has a flavor of country music all its own. It’s tradition in pride and loyalty by fans is special by all means. When a Texas FFA girl introduced me to Kyle Park’s music while visiting her in Austin in 2010, I was forever a fan. Eight years later, I finally made […]