#TXVoices: Texan Tori Martin On Following Her Musical Dreams to Nashville

by Bob Valleau on October 13, 2021

Award-winning country music singer/songwriter and Season 14 American Idol contestant Tori Martin is a Texas-native who moved to Nashville to follow her musical dreams.   Martin’s roots run deep in country music classics, and the 21-year-old...

Yolan, Exquisite Italian Food in the Heart of Nashville

by Kim Hudson on June 18, 2021

If you’re looking for an upscale Italian restaurant in the heart of Nashville, look no further than Yolan, located in the open-concept lobby of The Joseph Nashville, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel.  Yolan serves a...

The Joseph Nashville – a Luxurious Escape to Music City

by Kim Hudson on May 25, 2021

This downtown hotel is stunningly elegant — from the grand entrance to the rooftop poolside dining — and welcomes travelers for an unforgettable stay with warm Tennessean splendor, exquisite dining and soothing spa experiences. Ideal...

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Five Minutes With Rockwall Native, Rising Country Music Triple-Threat, Erin Kinsey

by Bob Valleau on October 5, 2020

A singer, songwriter and a highly skilled instrumentalist who can play seven instruments, Erin Kinsey has collaborated with hundreds of country music singers on numerous songs. That’s a sure-fire Texas triple-threat in our book! The...

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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...

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#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...

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#TravelTuesday: Wowed by the Waterfalls of Tennessee’s Upper Cumberland

by Jennifer Simonson on April 30, 2019

On past visits to Tennessee, I have spent my time in Nashville eating hot chicken, listening to live music on Honky Tonk Row, and touring museums of seemingly every country star to have ever lived....

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#TravelTuesday: 3 Music City Musts, Where to Go in Nashville

by Marika Flatt on November 6, 2018

As Nashville crooner Alan Jackson said, “You can’t wait on success.” Music City obviously has not. Whether you go to Nashville for New Year’s Eve to see their 15-foot musical note dropped (not a ball...