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Matthew Huff

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Singer and songwriter Matthew Huff is an independent artist, making his own way as a fusion genre’d artist with a mix best described as a little bit of Keith Urban, John Mayer, John Mellencamp, and James Taylor all rolled up in to one. A country rooted artist with several musical genre inspirations. Matthew is nominated for three…


Julia Cole

Nashville recording artist, Julia Cole, has created fresh dance music true to her Texas roots. Julia Cole combines acoustic, country, and electric patterns with compelling beats to create her signature CDM (Country Dance Music) sound. Her new debut single, “#GetAwesome” is a dance track sure to get you on your feet and singing along. With…


Sofia Talvik

This week we chat to Swedish Americana star Sofia Talvik… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? I suppose it was my parents who made me take piano lessons as a kid. Then when I was a teenager I grew tired of playing the piano and picked up a guitar. I started…


Jessica Ridley

This week we chat to Canadian starlet Jessica Ridley … Who inspired you to go into the world of music? I was inspired to get into country music by my parents – whether they knew it or not. It’s all we ever listened to whenever we were driving anywhere or listening to the radio at…


Liv Austen

This week we chat to a singer who got her big break when she was given a slot at the C2C Festival at the O2 Arena in London, performing with her new band to a full house on the Brooklyn Bowl Stage… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? My parents! There…


Will Ardell

This week we talk to Canadian Singer and Songwriter Will Ardell, who was chatting to Rod last Saturday lunchtime… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? That’s a tough one ha ha, I always loved writing and telling stories, and I think hearing some of the old country legends when I was…


Jace Everett

This week we chat to singer and songwriter Jace Everett, who is probably best known for “Bad Things” the rousing anthem to TV series True Blood … Who inspired you to go into the world of music? Well, a lot of folks. As a kid, I loved Willie and Waylon. “The Red Headed Stranger” was…


Sasha McVeigh

This week we chat to rising starlet Sasha McVeigh who will be sharing stages with Toby Keith, Tim McGraw & Keith Urban in the US this summer … Who inspired you to go into the world of music? I’ve honestly been singing since I could talk – ha ha – so I don’t think anyone…


The Ash Cooper Band

This week we chat to Ash Cooper, the power behind The Ash Cooper Band… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? I used to love watching my Dad’s old Elvis videos of him live on stage in Vegas and Hawaii and I just thought that looked like such a cool thing to…


Lesley Curtis

This week we turn Kool Country’s “Spotlight on…” UK Americana legend Lesley Curtis… Who inspired you to go into the world of music? Nobody did, I always wanted to be a singer. What made you choose Country music? Right now I would say that it chose me as I evolved as a singer/songwriter through all…