Posts Tagged ‘Country’

AlbumCoverHailing from the heart of Alabama, Donica Knight is an up and coming country rocker with a brand new single called “Love Ain’t A Prize” off her upcoming album ‘Can’t Buy A Southern Girl’ which is slated for release in early 2016.

2Having worked with the likes of country artists like Ronnie Milsap and opening for a diverse array of national and international acts like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Styx, Hank Williams Jr., Kid Rock, Luke Bryan, Jake Owen, Kenny Rogers, Scotty McCreery, Jamey Johnson, Little River Band, Skid Row, Kellie Pickler, Blackberry Smoke, Joe Nichols, REO Speedwagon, The Band Perry, Chris Young, and 3 Doors Down, Knight is quickly becoming a seasoned music veteran and has proven she’s got the chops to hang with the big boys.

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Singer-songwriter, Billy Grima, out of Ontario, Canada is making rounds with his third album, Sugar & Cream!  This album is now airing on more than 1000 radio stations internationally, and that’s because this album is one sweet and intriguing mix of pop, contemporary, country, and southern rock that you just want to keep tuning in for!

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Alan Hieber, Contributing Writer

This Dayton based singer/songwriter with roots from Kentucky sets herself apart within the country music genre. Growing up in Kentucky, Jamie Suttle had a multitude of musical influences that are present in the South like R&B, blues, soul and gospel.

 

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High 5 Riot - Urban Chaos at GillysUrban Chaos ensued when High 5 Riot and friends seized Gilly’s Jazz Club for a near sold out show! The night included a diverse line-up that included Michigan’s Red Stone Souls, the smooth country sounds of The Kelly Crank Band, rock & rollers Wicked Fixx, and of course High 5 Riot!

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Mixing traditional and modern country in a rich landscape of sound, Nashville recording artist, Doug Briney, pours out his heart and soul in his most recent album, Super Country Cowboy. This album has a little bit of everything for the country fan, and has been making waves on multiple charts!

Whether its songs of faith, stories, traveling, patriotism, home or the ever-present cowboy essence that is at the heart of each song on this album, Super Country Cowboy is a thoughtful, heart-warming album perfect for many occasions.

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Marshall_Dane_no_titleOne Of These Days is a hot country album released in early 2013 that is now making its way to fans across the U.S., courtesy of Canadian country artist and CMAO nominee for Best Male Artist and Album of the Year, Marshall Dane.  His single, “Alcohol Abuse” is now on radio stations across Canada and the U.S., and it’s there for good reason!

“Alcohol Abuse” is full of awesome bluegrass harmonies, saucy violin parts, and energetic lyrics that perfect the meaning of a rowdy, good time!   (more…)

Robbie_Klay__A_Little_Rock_n_RollCountry and pop rock artist, Robbie Klay’s single, “A Little Rock n’ Roll” has plenty of flavor to soothe your rock and roll hunger!

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English songwriter and musician, Marcus Kane, took up songwriting a few years ago when an injury kept him at home for some time.  During that time, he fell in love with his new found freedom of expression, and his diverse song collection shows his love of many different genres.  His desire to create music has only grown, and now what he wants most is to collaborate and share with other musicians. The four songs Kane has just released on iTunes are perfect for music lovers who appreciate a no-nonsense, loving, and happy approach to music.  They also demonstrate Kane’s abilities as a songwriter and are a shout out to any aspiring collaborators who may want to join him on a musical adventure.

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JimAnthony-BetterDayThe Better Day album by Christian country artist, Jim Anthony, is a heart-warming collection of songs full of rich melodies and down home goodness.  Anthony is a seasoned musician and song-writer having spent most of his life creating music, and he has a number of significant accolades under his belt. Life is always the greatest teacher and provider of musical inspiration though, and Better Day is the inspirational result of Anthony’s experiences.

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This week I was introduced to Billy Roberts and the Rough Riders, an alternative country band currently based in Nashville, Tennessee featuring Australian born singer/song-writer Billy Roberts.  Roberts found his way to the U.S. in search of a career in country music, and here he has stayed creating some unique and cool music!     (more…)