Krissy Feniak~ Artist Spotlight!!!

With a retro country sound and a memorable look, Krissy Feniak has a style all her own. This wonderful individual from Alberta, Canada keeps crowds assumed with her bold lyrics, brilliant chaff and her stories about her songs.

Feniak was the winner of the Country Music Alberta 2020 Rising Star Award, the 2018 North American Country Music Associations International Artist, Entertainer and Songwriter of the Year in Pigeon, TN, the Country Music Alberta 2018 Horizon Award as well as a nominee for the Female Artist of the Year in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Her single “Wrong Side of Midnight,” has over 185k streams and is currently playing on Canadian Country Radio. Feniak has been working closely with her team Juno Award Winning Producer Matt McKay (Brett Kissel Band) and Vocal Coach Tamara Beatty (The Voice & The Masked Singer) has helped her to make a well-defined sound and brand all by herself. 

Feniak has played at events such as The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville, The Commodore Grill (Nashville), Big Valley Jamboree, Alberta Country Music Awards Show, ACMA Fan Fest, The Country Tonite Theatre (Pigeon Forge, TN) and many others. She has played on the stage as s supporting act for artists like Doc Walker, Gord Bamford, Aaron Goodvin and many more.

Any key point of Feniak’s career has been helping others. Contributing her talents to many charities and organizations as a volunteer. She plays frequently at the Renfrew Educational Center (Calgary based on Special Needs School) and the University of Alberta Hospital Charities, Children’s Wish Foundation and many other charities. 

She has also worked with famous writers like Liz Rose, Bonnie Baker, Ralph Murphy and Tebey have help frame Feniak into a loving and inspired songwriter. Playing at the well-known Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, the Commodore Room, Nashville and the Bluejay Sessions has given her a connection to showcase her writing skills. 

On April 2, 2021, Feniak’s brand-new single “Bad Day,” came out. Feniak’s new single is available both on Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about Krissy Feniak then check out her website at (https://krissyfeniak.com).

Social Media Accounts: 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialKrissyfeniak

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/krissyfeniak/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKwKX4GCmLPU0GD_XnNkpNg

Mae Estes~ Artist Spotlight!!!

In 1999, a seven years old went to an Arkansas rodeo arena with a cordless mic and sang the national anthem a cappella for the first time, claiming she could do it better than LeAnn Rimes. She went on to play at every rodeo she contended in, and also in other sporting events, ceremonies and opries. Not similar to most middle schoolers, Estes played every Tuesday night on an AM radio show, where she first found her love for traditional country music. A while after she moved to Nashville in 2015, she has been playing her dues for the time she came to Music City, working three jobs at a time to financially stay above and playing for anyone who would listen to her music.

Estes takes motivation from artists such as Lee Ann Womack and Keith Whitley, Mae Merges the Timelessness of Traditional Country Music with a new music sound and production to create her unique artistic background. 

In 2019, Estes individually released her debut single, “Naked,” and toured internationally with Armed Forces Entertainment, playing for the U.S. Air Force Bases in Guam, Diego Garcia, and Singapore. During quarantine, she put out a nostalgic demo titled “Recycled,” followed by a spirited anthem named “Best Side.” In November 2020, Estes signed her first publishing deal with Plaid Flag Music joining a roll call including her “Best Side,” co-writer Autumn McEntire. 

On March 31, 2021, Estes put out her brand-new single “Hell You Raised,” and this song is available to listen on both Spotify and iTunes. If you like to find out more about Mae Estes then check out her website at (https://www.maeestes.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maeestes/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MaeEstesMusic/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0R2q1cpl-5_FbH83W7mX8Q

Kacy Moon~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Kacy Moon has been putting on concerts for her family and writing funny, rubbish songs with her grandfather since she was 4 years old. Moon has always had a love for performing. 

At 5 years old, she waddled into martial arts, and by 11 years old she became one of the top competitors in the world- gaining 7 world titles and competing on stage in front of 1,000. Moon shares “the adrenaline that she got from performing was unmatched. The butterflies in her stomach, the drive to go out on stage and make everyone in the audience stop and watch me and that was a feeling that she craved and chase.”

At 15 years old, Moon set her eyes and new set goals for her music career. Even during her competition days she played piano and wrote songs down in her journal. Most people did not see the connection between her career in martial arts and her music career She would tell them that it is where she got her drive, motivation and strong work ethic.

A stage is always just a stage, which means Moon has over a 10 years span of performing under her belt. She has had her fair share of good and bad times in the music business, but it has not slowed her down one bit.

On March 12, 2021, Moon put out two brand-new songs “I Don’t Miss You,” and “The Issue.” Her music is available to listen on both Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about the great Kacy Moon then please go take a look at website (https://www.kacymoon.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kacymoonmusic/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kacymoonmusic

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtkj40buj1_bY2lX4wAwLMw

Cheyenne Parmley~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Country musician Cheyenne Parmley brand-new single “I Can’t Stay Away From You,” came out today on March 10th, 2021. Parmley was chosen to be in a breakout artist program at Off The Road Studio in Franklin, Tennessee. She had the chance to work with some famous names and very talented individuals for her first single. The writers of this song are Stephony Smith and Melba Montgomery. She have been a Stephony Smith fan for many years. Smith has written some famous number one hits such as “Big Star” and “It Your Love.” Melba is most known for her famous duet with George Jones. They showcased their classic gift into lyrics for this song and it sparkles through as classic country. 

The band that Parmley was lucky enough to work with has also performed with some top acts in country music. Grammy winner Mark Prentice, who played bass and keyboard on her song, has worked with Johnny Cash, Lady A and many others. The drummer, Matt Bubel is a former drummer for Kip Moore. The guitarist is Danny Parks who has worked with Blake Shelton and Brooks and Dunn. Parmley’s producer is P.T. Houston, who was the engineer on one of her favorite songs, “If Your Going Through Hell,” by Rodney Adkins. Houston has also produced other songs. 

Being a small town girl and working with individuals who have mastered so much has been the most marvelous for Parmley. Parmley is a mother of two little boys, from Kentucky and she have been singing country music for as long as she can remember. For many years, she have recorded her own songs in her bedroom and now she wants to share it with the rest of the world. She have worked her whole life doing open mics, talent shows, contests and much more. She has always dreamt of opportunity like this. If you would like to find out more about up and coming country artist Cheyenne Parmley then check out her Instagram page at (https://www.instagram.com/cheyenneparmleymusic/). 

Holiday State~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Coming from Orange County, California. Holiday State manifest Pacific Coast slow pace along with Southern appeal mixing a new sound of Country/Pop/Rock/and R&B. The trio of multi ethnic brothers growing up in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Their childhood house was built on old country land where the Oregon Trail once passed. Their parents motivated originally, faith, and family values, music was always around and provided a steady impact, developing in the brothers showing love for music starting at a young age. Similar to the surrounding OC cities, R.S.M., is a humble in size with a tiny town feel, about 25 minutes inland from the beach, and a few hours from the mountains. 

The brothers grew up listening to a many different genres of music, while still being fans of Country Music. Brandon was drawn to R&B/Hiphop, Brett, Pop & Jazz music and Bryan, Punk/Rock & Alternative. Their passion for country music grew more when they came across  Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, and Keith Urban, which proceeded  them in going line dancing every week and going to the famous Stage Coach Festival in Indio, CA. The siblings come from a musical family, being a part of long line of dancers and singers. Their dad is from Honolulu, Hawaii, inborn in them their Hawaiian culture, as well as their Grandma, who along with her sisters was professional hula dancers for many years on Oahu. Each brother bring their individual musical flavors together and put them into one sound. 

In November 2020, the brother put out their fifth single “Where I Wanna Be,” which was shown by American Songwriter. The music video was also released on the same date and premiered by Cowboys & Indians. The song was also added to Spotify’s New Music Nashville playlist as well as Apple musics New in Country playlist and also was featured in the Country Hot Tracks section. 

In the spring of 2019, they released their debut single “Friday Feelin,” which was featured on Spotify’s New Music Nashville playlist and was coved by many famous blogs, Taste of Country, and The Boot. The music for “Friday Feelin,” was also shown by CMT, and also by Country Music Network in their new must hear songs of the summer list. 

In February 2020, Holiday was a opening act for Logan Mize on his “Gotta Grow Up Tour,” in Spokane, WA and Kuna, ID. They also opened for mult-platinum recording group O-Town and have performed at many venues across Southern California. In 2017, they were supporting act for Sammy Adams on his National “Seniorits Tour,” playing throughout the Southeast with Grammy nominated artist Jack Harlow. 

On October 1st, 2017, Brett went to the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. The group was very shaken and a lasting mark was left on all three of them. It was needed take time off for Brett to heal, and as a part of the healing process, they thought to make the most purposeful and truthful music as possible, both melodically and musical. This process led them to Nashville in early 2018, where they wrote and recorded brand-new music with producer Andy Sheridan (Major Bob Songwriter, founder of Charlie Horse Productions and Music Director for artists like Hunter Hayes and Ben Rector). They also recorded with producer Tyler Cain (Big & Rich, Darius Rucker, Billy Currington). 

The brothers continue to write and record new music and working on their live show skills and is looking forward to getting back on stage in 2021. On February 19, 2021 the trio put out their latest new single “Lay Low.” If you would like to find out more about Holiday State then please go take a look at their awesome website (https://www.holidaystate.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/holidaystate/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEz5cMO8i8zC_n9NaxNRhMg

TexWestus~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Starting in Lubbock, Texas, the duo of Corbin Burgett and Chloe Fowler has started to plan their path in the country music world by combining the twang of classical country, rich harmonies, and the guitar-driven power of rock-n-roll. 

TexWestus took a chance error and turned it into a future household game. Their different sound has taken them from a simple kickoff in the hallways of South Plains College Music building to sold-out audiences on big stages.

Burgett grew up listening to 80s hair metal, so he gets a lot of his musical influence from bands like Van Halen, Ozzy Osbourne, Journey, White Snake and Ratt. Since being introduced to country music he has fallen in love with country acts like Travis Tritt, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, and Jason Aldean. His guitar influences are Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, Brent Mason and Brad Paisley. 

Fowler grew up listening to 90s country and 70s rock. She is mostly influenced by artists like Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Stevie Nicks, The Eagles and Aerosmith. She then became interested in songwriting after being introduced to a 16-year-old Taylor Swift. 

The duo has built an art form of bringing their separate musical loves together to create their sound. Their song list celebrated that sound from memorable ballads, such as “Gone,” to the thick, swampy beats of “Can’t Show Us Down,” and stories of a “love em and leave em woman’ in “Houston,” “You’ve Got a Problem.” Their sound is based on the excitement of their live shows and packed with tunes that produce a “life-changing musical experience for every listener. These experiences have guided to a list of  many musical milestones- which includes playing time on Texas Regional Radio, winners of 95.9 The Ranch’s Ranch Factor in 2019, and joining the stages at famous festivals with Gary Allan, Cody Jinks, Parker McCollum, Koe Wetzel, Shane Smith and the Saints, Roger Creager, Eli Young Band, William Clark Green, The Powell Brothers, Randy Houser, Walker Hayes, Chris Colston, Kalie Shor, Sam Riggs, Dirty River Boys and Josh Abbott Band. They are also sponsored by Coors Banquet and Red Dirt Hat Company. 

On February 12, 2021 their latest single “Lonestar,” came out. “Lonestar,” and their other songs are available to listen on Spotify and Apple Music. If you would like to find out more about Texwestus then please check out their website at (https://www.texwestus.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TexWestus/

Instagram: https://www.texwestus.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/texwestus

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdBRTxmR6oX8_euC07cC-0g

Ashlie Amber~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Started with becoming a part of the acclaimed Actors’ Equity Association, she started playing full time all over the world for the past decade, also including TV airtime on the 2012 Season of American Idol and also being nominated for many Henry Awards and was leading roles in renown musicals such as The Color Purple, Avenue Q, Pippin and RENT. 

Ashlie Amber wanted more and set off to create her first headliner shoe with a direction paying tribute and celebration to the great Whitney Huston named, “I Will Always Love You.” Her show became larger and one of the best show in the international waters gaining her a residency onboard one of the worlds most popular cruise lines and ships. The Celebrity Edge is a $1.28 vessel touring both Europe and the Caribbean. 

With such a different approach to the show and with her wonderful vocals and ratings, Amber was seen and invited to work on her first solo project. She is now working with Grammy and Emmy award winner, Jamie Tate, to make her very first album in the country music world. It is Amber’s dream climbing to become one of the first Black Female Country Stars to have top 40 accomplishment and continue it for many more years to come. It will help to create the way for a new generation of music, create more open-minded thinking and a fresh look at music today. 

Amber released her debut single on Spotify “Almost no Spotify and all other popular music outlets. On February 26, 2021, Amber’s put out her brand new single “Those Nights.” She is rapidly rising to international awareness and she will be putting out her first full-length album later this year. If you would like to find out more about the talented and great Ashlie Amber then please take a look at her website (https://www.ashlieamber.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashlieamberofficial/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AshlieAmber

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AshlieAmberOfficial/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AshlieAmber

Chelsey James~Artist Spotlight!!!

Chelsey James, is a strength and will not step aside or be looked down upon. Rethinking the way for women in country music, she is bold in her songwriting skills and performing and will not take no for an answer when it comes to outlining her value as a female musician. With no room to be hold back, James is standing to the moment of working as a lead example of power and being wicked while staying true to herself. 

James’ trademark country sound is linked with a rock edge and joined by her great vocal skills, having been praised by Nashville’s veteran producer Kenny Lamb, who shares “Chelsey has a voice for big melodies and guitar skills. She is unique singer, and a wonderful performer.

On February 12, 2021, James put out her brand-new single “The Men and the Boys.’ The song is available both on Spotify and Spotify.  If you would like to find out more about Chelsey James then check out her website (https://www.chelseyjames.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChelseyJamesMusic/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDerRnY9mqiBikdl4xcBJbQ/videos

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chelseyjamesmusic/

Steven Cade~ Artist Spotlight!!!

Huston, Texas born country/pop artist Steven Cade has charmed and braced audiences across North America with his trademark sound. He is a mix of contemporary pop factors into country-influenced tunes, making a unique sound on traditional country music. Cade’s goal is to “write, create, and perform music that speaks to people about everyday life and hopefully inspires them and helps them through the challenges we face in life, while spreading a positive message.”

Cade is a Nashville resident, award-winning up-and-coming country artist and singer/songwriter. He is originally from the state of Texas, Cade arrived in Nashville by way of California. His musical sound is mostly compared to Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes and Rascal Flatts. His last CD “What I Really Want to Say,” debuted in the iTunes Top 100 Country Chart. He also won the Durango Songwriter’s Expo for the song “Sum of Two Heart,” and he won “Best Country,” at the Wine Country Music Awards. “What I Really Want to Say,” climbed the charts to #1 for 4 straight weeks on the New Country Artist Radio, and the video was aired on GAC and Heartland.

Cade has also been considered for 6 Grammy nominations. He has co-written with industry superstars such as Skip Black (LoCash, Tyler Farr, Craig Morgan, Eric Paslay, Emerson Drive), Liz Hengber (Sara Evans, Reba, Easton Corbin, Brooks & Dunn), Brian Maher (Taylor Swift, Emerson Drive, Justin Moore, Gwen Sebastian) and Jeff Cohen (The Band Perry, Sugarland, Big & Rich, Santana). His last CD and upcoming new songs were recorded in Nashville, including his new video footage from the Blackbird Studios.

Cade is a 4-time San Diego Music Award winner, a member of the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music and Grammy Recording Academy. He has also toured with and has been featured with Frankie Ballard, Eric Church, Billy Currington, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain, and Gavin DeGraw. On February 17, 2021, Cade put out his newest single “Pinky Promise.” “Pinky Promise,” was recorded at Station West in Nashville, TN. The single was produced by ACM award winner Illya Toshinsky (The Band Perry, Justin Moore). 

If you would like to find out more about Steven Cade please go check out his website at (https://stevencade.com). 

Social Media Accounts: 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stevencademusic

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stevencadecountry/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stevenacade

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiIrpJmHejoNzEv3kyGnO8g