Steel Blossoms Are Country Enough For Nashville

By Lauren Schwab A few years ago when I started Farm Girl With Curls, I got a follow on Twitter from the Steel Blossoms. With my love for country music and their creative name, I decided to check out their music. I was instantly inspired with their brand and my heart felt warmth and empowerment […]

In Case You Didn’t Know About Brett Young

By Lauren Schwab Country music artist, Brett Young, brought his West Coast-meets-Southern sound to Hillsboro, Ohio to capture the hearts of fans at the annual Festival of the Bells. Young shared his honest song lyrics while telling stories to the audience about his song writing inspiration. From telling the story of ending a six year […]

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 […]

Country Boy, Granger Smith Sings of Merica, Miles & Mudtires

By Lauren Schwab Texas country music sensation, Granger Smith, brings his part of the country across America with his debut album, Remington, and playing shows from west to east coast. Smith performed for Cincinnati fans at Bogarts on February 20. Yee Yee Nation was alive in the city. Smith took time to visit with fans […]

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, 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 […]