Cherish Lee is Tequila Cowgirl

By Lauren Schwab Cherish Lee is quickly becoming known as country music’s “rebel with a heart of gold.” Cherish has always had a heart to help others, but refuses to play by some of the country music industry’s biggest rules. “I refuse to pay money to make it on the music charts. I want it […]

Runaway June Tells FFA Members to Run Toward Their Dreams

Read my interview with Runaway June at: https://www.ffanewhorizons.org/2017/10/25/runaway-june-tells-ffa-members-to-run-toward-their-dreams/

Country Music is Life to Swedish Artist TJ Leonard

By Lauren Schwab Country music is life to Swedish country singer and songwriter, TJ Leonard. His first guitar was given from his grandfather at eight years old. He was taught to play Swedish folk music and evergreens. Soon, TJ was introduced to pop and blues through his cousin who played in a famous Swedish pop […]

Kelsea Ballerini is a “Real” Role Model

By Lauren Schwab “Find what empowers you and do it. You legend,” says Kelsea Ballerini to her fans in a private VIP experience. Ballerini is now opening for Rascal Flatts  on their Rhythm and Roots tour. She recently made a stop in Cincinnati. Fans could purchase a VIP ticket to spend time with Ballerini before the […]

Inside a “Country Boy’s World” with The Joey James Band to Dream Big or Not at All

By Lauren Schwab “If you don’t dream big, then why dream at all?” proclaims Joey James to his fans. From the first note played, Joey James made it apparent to everyone he belonged on stage. From small town boy, to U.S. Navy Veteran, to lead singer of his own country band, this blue collar boy has […]

Country Artist, Doug Briney, is God Fearin’, Family Lovin’ Super Country Cowboy

By Lauren Schwab Alaskan native country music artist, Doug Briney, embodies all things country. This God-fearing family man, with the warm baritone voice and love for all things southern, has released his album titled Super Country Cowboy, a brilliant and heartfelt collection of compositions from some of today’s best country songwriters. From the Charlie Daniels-meets-Big & […]

Country Music Artist, Josey Milner, Lassos the Fans’ Hearts and Rides Her Way to the Top of the Charts

By Lauren Schwab Country Music Sweetheart, Josey Milner, will get your cowgirl boots dancing and lasso your heart at first listen to her voice. Growing up on a small farm in Missouri, one might say country is Josey’s pedigree. At age seven, she began barrel racing at local rodeos, making the rodeo arena her first […]

Country Music Artist, Hicks, is on the “Hayride” of His Life!

By Lauren Schwab Sweden Country Music Artist, Hicks, stays true to his roots and doesn’t let the haters dig them up. If he had listened to all the ‘experts’ who told him, “You’re too old, don’t write country songs, radio will never play your songs, there’s no audience for that, sure you can sing and […]