Elizabeth Lyons~ "Artist Spotlight"!!!

Country musician Elizabeth Lyons is from the Midwestern and at 18 years old she moved to Nashville to intern at a music publishing company where she learned a lot about the music industry. Before she graduated from Vanderbilt University she put out her first EP which topped the iTunes charts and became an Album All-Time Bestseller.

Lyons has a half a million plays on Spotify, also sold over 100k downloads, 2 #1’s and #2 on iTunes Country videos. She was also recognized  by Macy’s iHeart Rising Star Top 3, Country Music Association “Who New To Watch,” “Music Association “Who New to Walk,” Music Row Discovery Artist, SiriusXM The Highway On the Horizon and CMT Pure and Discovery Artist. Lyon’s proven track record has made her one of the next women of country music to watch.

She also booked her shows and been an opening acts for country musicians such as Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt and many more. Lyons has also been a part of many great music festivals such as Summerfest, Country Fest, and Country Jam. Lyons played for our troop singing the national anthem at Soldiers Field, Lambeau Field, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Bridgestone Area.

On January 17, 2020,  Lyons brans new single “24,” came out. Her music can be found on Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about  the great and talented Elizabeth Lyons then check out her website at (https://www.elizabethlyonsmusic.com|).

Social Media Accounts:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/elizabethlyons1

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ELYONSMUSIC

Sarah Morey~ Artist Spotlight

In the summer of 2015, country musician Sarah Morey was picked to attend Grammy Camp Nashville (2015). The camp is put on by the Grammy Foundation. After attending the camp, Morey has been chosen to be a Hard Rock Cafe Ambassador, has also opened for The Bellamy Brothers and was featured on FOX 13 News with Charley Belcher at Creative Souls Cafe. She also plays a lot around the greater Tampa Bay Area and has appeared on Tampa’s local radio station, 88.5 WMNF, many times. She has also played at many different music festivals including The Florida Strawberry Festival and The Gasparilla Music Festival.

In 2016, Morey put out her first self-titled EP showcasing 5 of her songs which were recorded at Hideaway Recording Studios in St. Pete, Flordia along with producer/engineer John Kelly. In 2017, she released an original single titled “Up All Night,” which was recorded at Jagged Audioworks in Tampa, Florida along with producer/engineer Jay Barnett. Morey released her second EP titled “Dust,” in the summer of 2018, She also recorded the “Dust EP at Jagged Audioworks with Jay Barnett. Some of her closet pals were featured on the “Dust” EP for instrumentals including Jacob Fleming (lead guitar, piano, and banjo), Brent Johns (Harmonica), and Katherine Peterson (violin). In the fall of 2018, Morey attended Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business in Nashville, TN as a songwriting major.

On January 10, 2020, Morey put out her brand new single “Drive Fast,” and you can stream it on Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about the great and talented Sarah Morey then check out her website at (https://sarahmoreymusic.com). 

Social Media Accounts:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiAmMMU0Y2zizmit-DFY5Xg

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahmoreymusic

The Joy Reunion~ "Artist Spotlight"!!

Robert Easley and Gentry Monreal have been performing together for over 20 years as worship leaders at a church called “The Packinghouse” in Redlands, California. California based Guitarist Neil Morrison joined the worship team in 2008 where there was an instant connection among the three of them, and for over 11 years, the three of them have been inseparable.

Independently, each group member has enjoyed many great musical accomplishments in their projects- from playing alongside blues greats Joe Bonomassa and Kenny Wayne Shepherd to working with Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. Easley, Monreal and Morrison have performed together not only just at their home church but also with many other bands throughout the year. In 2017, The Joy Reunion was formed and work began on writing songs for their debut album. 

The Joy Reunion is a mix of musical influence. Easley brings an influence of pop and rock, and you can hear the influence of 90’s country in his songwriting and melodies. Monreal brings classical country, folk and roots to the table similar to Patty Griffin, Alison Kraus ,and Emmylou Harris. Morrison brings in the blues, southern rock and folk similar to The Allman Brothers Band, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Eric Clapton. Morrison is a wonderful guitar player and all also just a great musician that wants all your attention the minute you start to hear him play the first chord.

In 2019. the trio debut album “We’ve Come Too Far,” came out you can listen to it on Spotify and iTunes. “We’ve Come Too Far,” is a musical story about love, loss, passion, heartbreak and grift, family and faith. If you would like to find out more The Joy Reunion then check out their website at (https://www.thejoyreunion.com).

Social Media Accounts: 

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

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Z6U-pIqtBEjSyaYoVYz-Q

A.C. Jones~ "Artist Spotlight"!!!

Country musician A.C. Jones is an Ohio native but is currently living in Nashville, Tennessee. After four years of juggling a musical career and attending college in biochemistry, Jones dive into country music career full steam. Her debut single, “Buses and Trains,” peaked at #33, giving it Top 40 status on Music Row CountryBreakout Chart. Her next single, “Mr. Moon,”  also gained Top 40 status on Music Row CountryBreakout Chart and reached #57 on the Billboard Country Indicator Chart. Jones is working now on a live EP and a studio EP and is also planning a third radio release for early 2020. Throughout her music career, she has got the chance to toured in the United States and has even made a few appearances in Scotland and Canada. She has been an opening act for acts like Kentucky Headhunters, Marty Stuart, Molly Hatchet ,and The Oak Ridge Boys. 

In the summer of 2014, Jone’s infant niece was diagnosed with type one diabetes inspiring her support and advocacy of JDRF. She is also a supporter of the Salvation Army and, as of 2018, has raised over $17,000 for her hometown Salvation Army chapter through her annual Christmas concert benefit. In her downtime, Jones enjoys creating and testing new recipes for her YouTube channel “AC Jones Kitchen.” She also likes running, kayaking and cuddling up to her beagle/blue heeler mix “Andie.” 

On December 7, 2019, Jones released her latest single “Different Kind of Christmas,” and it is on Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about A.C. Jones then check out her website at (https://www.acjonesmusicepk.com.). 

Social Media Accounts: 

*Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acjonesmusic/

*Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ACJonesMusic/

*Twitter: https://twitter.com/acjonesmusic

*YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/acjonesmusic

Stephanie Ryann~ Artist Spotlight

Stephanie Ryann is a singer and songwriter from New York. Her music is a combination of country, pop, and rock. Ryann is often compared to artists like Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris, her writing and different sound sets her away from other country musicians that are on the scene. With the aid of her co-writers and producers, Ryann put out her debut self-titled EP in October 2018 and has also released a “Summer Series” of songs, including “Home,” (came out on July 3rd) and “Travelers,” (came out on August 9th). Ryann has been an opening act for The Felice Brothers, Midnight North, and Jackson Dean, and has also performed as a backup singer for solo artist, Eliot Lewis, of the famous pop duo Hall & Oates. She also performs at her own shows in New York and Connecticut and she hopes to expand her touring schedule.

            On December 6, 2019, Ryann put out her latest single “Have Yourself a Merry Christmas,” which is a Christmas classic. You can find her music on Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about Stephanie Ryann then check out her website at (https://stephanieryann.com/home).

Social Media Accounts: 

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

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/StephanieStraface

Bailey Tomkinson~ Artist Spotlight

Bailey Tomkinson is a singer and songwriter from St. Ives, Cornwall. Tomkinson’s music is a combination between pop and country and she shares relatable stories that has earned her similarities to singers like Taylor Swift & Emmylou Harris on BBC Radio2 from well-known country musician Brad Paisley. 

            With her last three singles reaching #2 on the UK Country Music iTunes Charts, Tomkinson has rapidly arose as one of the UK Country scenes top singers. She has also regularly is getting 20,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, her song “Movie Scene,” has been streamed over 100,000 times and made a placement on the “Very Nearly Nashville,” editorial playlist. 

            Now at 20 years old, Tomkinson signed her first publishing deal with German Indie label FBP music at the age of 18. In 2018 she has built a strong festival status and in 2019 she has seen further development supporting KT Tunstall, earning a significant slot at Boardmasters, and making her debut at the famous 02 Academy in Islington where she will return to headline in early next year.

            On December 6, 2019 Tomkinson newest single “I Wish (It Didn’t End Like This),” and it is available to listen on both Spotify and iTunes. If you would like to find out more about Bailey Tomkinson then check out her website at (https://www.baileytomkinson.com). 

Social Media Accounts:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Baileytomkinson13/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/baileytomkinson

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/baysings13/?hl=en

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BaileyTomkinson

Dan Lawrence~ “Artist Spotlight”

Dan Lawrence is a country music songwriter/singer and he is in living in Nashville, Tennessee. Lawrence was born and grew up in Oaks, Pennsylvania. He started a band with his brother and two of his neighborhood friends that went to middle school with him. While attending high school, he started to write his songs and sing them with his band in different places such as coffee shops, bars and festivals around his hometown and also different cities and towns in the Philadelphia area. 

         He went to Tulane University and that is where Lawrence sang and played drums for a southern rock group that played for different college bars, and fraternity parties in New Orleans and Louisiana. In the summers his spent time living, playing and working on his songwriting skills in Nashville. After graduating from Tulane in 2016, Lawrence moved to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt Law School. He kept writing and playing his kind of country music in Music City.

         Some of his favorite music groups and singers are the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen, he also enjoys listening to classical singers like Merle Haggard and George Strait, and today country rock singers such as Jon Pardi, Eric Church, Kip Moore, Cody Johnson, and Turnpike Troubadours.

         Lawrence’s first single “Matthews on the Map,” and it is a part of his first EP titled “Dan Lawrence,” and it came out on October 26, 2018. On November 1, 2019, his brand new and latest single “Louisiana Looking Back,” came out and it is available on Spotify and iTunes. 

Social Media Accounts:

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

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

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCco8oUbochOn9-1uHEZJQKQ