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 […]

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Monroeville Inspires the Next Generation to Make Music of Their Own

By Lauren Schwab “I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn’t want to copy anybody.” These words and music by the father of bluegrass, Bill Monroe, inspired Matt Munsey from a young age to do just that. Now a GRAMMY® nominated producer and engineer, Munsey strives to inspire the next generation by heading  the […]

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Christina Grimmie In Christ Alone

By Lauren Schwab “Owl City’s cover of this inspired me to sing this for you guys. Easter is one of my faaaaaavorite holidays! JESUS CHRIST IS MY LORD AND SAVIOR and i’m not at all ashamed of it,” commented Christina. I first heard Christina sing when I searched for the song “In Christ Alone” on […]

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Speaking it into Existence – Steve Harvey

We can be the change we wish to see in the world and in our own lives. It starts with stopping to think about what we truly want from God. It says in Habakkuk 2:2 to write the vision and make it plain on paper. Nothing is impossible with God. From small things to big […]

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The Springs Share Dance of Life With Fans

By Lauren Schwab Country Music duet, The Springs, is carving out a place of longevity in Music City. With tight harmonies, sure-footed songwriting direction, high energy shows, authenticity and undeniable chemistry – Stewart and Holly Halcomb are captivating hearts of country music fans. Featuring both male and female vocals, the driven pair come packed with a growing […]

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Life is Like Biscuits

By Lauren Schwab Southern Humorist, Jane Jenkins Herlong, shared this story in her email newsletter. One Sunday morning at a small Southern church, the new pastor called on one of his deacons to lead in the opening prayer. The deacon stood up, bowed his head and said, “Lord I hate buttermilk.” The pastor opened one […]

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Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors

By Lauren Schwab Dolly Parton’s story of growing up in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains is an inspiration to never forget where you came from and appreciate how it shapes you into the person you are today. “I really wanted to celebrate the people, my whole family, who made me who and what I am today,” […]

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“If You’re Feeling Helpless, Help Someone”

  By Lauren Schwab As spring approaches, I can can feel the warmth renewing my attitude, inspiration and aspiration to serve others. I have heard if one door closes another one is meant to open. It can be easy to focus on lose and what has gone wrong instead of what could go right because […]

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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 […]

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