Archive of ‘music’ category

S2 Ep6: The Red Line

He’s represented clients like Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, and The Brothers Osborne. And guess what? He doesn’t wear a suit. There isn’t anything overly “slick” about him.  Meet entertainment attorney Chip Petree of Ritholz Levy. I met Chip on John & TJ Osborne’s tour bus in the middle of North Carolina. He was so […] Read more…

SXSW Rewind

First official SXSW and we packed a  heck of a LOT into a couple days. Here’s a recap (sorry it’s gonna make you go to youtube to watch it) we’ll still be here and ready to hang when you get back. 😘 Austin, and SXSW in particular is a place where you can really play […] Read more…

S2 Ep5: Weekly Walmart Trip

Today we’re visiting with second generation session musician and ACM Guitar Player of the Year Derek Wells. He didn’t even pick up a guitar until late in high school, but once his interest in guitar playing really ignited, he applied himself in a really diligent way. While he was still waiting tables and hustling to […] Read more…

Live at SXSW

Welcome to our first ever LIVE episode coming at ya from SXSW featuring Meryl Johnson of the CMA (Country Music Association.) Meryl gives us a little background on the CMA and how it started, and then we’ll dive right into topics likeTHE AWARDS.  Specifically we’ll talk about “Forever Country” and how the song and video came together– […] Read more…

This Nashville Life: Cocktail Hour 3.2.17

Welcome to the second edition of Cocktail Hour! This week we’re hanging out with the guys from Whiskey Riff. (Yes, I did put heart eyes on my face….because I was looked like a hot mess that day and I’m trying to cover up for it, and because I {heart} these guys.) First things first. We’re drinking whiskey (duh…WHISKEY […] Read more…

[S2 Ep2] Perspiration, not inspiration

Something about my conversation with ThiS Music’s Rusty Gaston makes me think about this clip from Pretty Woman. Not because this guy reminds me of Rusty, but because this guy is asking THE question. And even at a pretty young age, Rusty knew the answer. THiS Music is the publishing home of Ben Hayslip, Connie Harrington, […] Read more…

Crash My Playa

What’s better than Mexico in January? Mexico in January with Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton (and ahem Gwen Stefani–who is even lovelier in person than she is from afar….how is that even possible?!) I got a LOT of comments on my stage attire from these shows, so I thought I’d bring you some […] Read more…

Ep 8: Nicolle Galyon Part 1

This week on This Nashville Life: Nicolle Galyon. The badddddest instagram comment writer you’ve ever met, and yeah…..grammy nominated songwriter. We’re breaking Nicolle’s interview into two parts. The first (up now) is about the PROCESS. How Nicolle really came into her own as a writer. Her time on NBC’s The Voice. Her unfair advantage. And […] Read more…

The “Jazz” Episode

This week is a little departure for This Nashville Life. Since our co-producer Kevin is on his honeymoon (congratulations, Kev!) we decided to shake it up a bit. My close friend Nada Taha of the Bobby Bones Show actually turns the microphone on me! It’s a casual, candid and certainly unscripted conversation. We touch on […] Read more…

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