Five Minutes With Award-Winning Country Music Sensation, Eli Young Band

by Bob Valleau on March 2, 2020

Although the members of Eli Young Band are now based in Nashville, they met in Denton, while attending the University of North Texas. Ahead of appearances back in Texas (Dallas, Mar 13 and the Austin...

Texas Essentials: Radney Foster, Musician

by Leean Vargas on February 3, 2020

As a young bright-eyed musician straight out of Del Rio, Texas, Radney Foster quickly made a name for himself when he began his solo career in 1992.  As an American country music singer-songwriter, author and...

Five Minutes With Jenna Paulette, New West Cowgirl & Country Musician

by Lisa Davis on September 23, 2019

Texas-born Jenna Paulette is blazing a country music trail with her distinctly “New West” style grounded in unequivocal Texas roots. Paulette grew up in the Dallas area working alongside her grandfather on the family’s cattle...

Five Minutes With Hayden Haddock, Rising Country Music Star

by Cullen Parker on September 9, 2019

Living the life of a honky-tonk performer is something that most of us would only dream of doing. Hayden Haddock is quickly turning this dream into a reality.  The 20-year-old Texas A&M University sophomore has...

#Music Monday: Five Minutes With Country Music’s Smithfield

by Judy McDonough on May 20, 2019

Two native Texans - Trey Smith and Jennifer Fielder - make up Smithfield, country music’s hottest rising duo; a pair with an intriguing connection. Smithfield’s new single “Our World” is the follow-up to their critically...

Five Minutes With Harper Grace, Country Music Rising Star

by Bob Valleau on April 30, 2019

At 11, Harper Grace was known as "The Anthem Girl." The young Texan received national criticism and death threats when her video went viral over her off-key rendition of our national anthem at a soccer...

Texas Essentials – RaeLynn, Country Music Singer/Songwriter

by Lisa Davis on April 17, 2019

From the Gulf Coast of Texas to the bright lights of Nashville, RaeLynn has established herself as a breakout country star within the often rough and tumble music business. Growing up in Baytown, Texas, RaeLynn...

#TravelTuesday: Outlaws & Armadillos, When Austin and Nashville Collided

by Judy McDonough on June 12, 2018

Okay, so you didn’t get to Nashville last week for the CMA’s annual Country Music Festival – does that mean Music City isn’t a good destination for a Texan this summer? Actually, the Country Music...