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AMANDA McCARTHY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “DON’T STOP ME”

Nashville, TN (March 16, 2022) – Nashville based singer/songwriter Amanda McCarthy recently released her new single “Don’t Stop Me.” You can listen to the song HERE!

Known for her powerful vocals and lyricism, Amanda has a unique ability to connect emotionally with her fans. With empowering lyrics like packing up my bags and I’m leaving today, I don’t got time for that, and if you don’t like what I say, don’t stop me as I’m walking away, “Don’t Stop Me” is sure to be an energizing anthem to all who listen.

“I wrote Don’t Stop Me with my friend Ty Openshaw prior to moving to Nashville,” Amanda explains. “Funny enough, what we wrote the song about initially revolved around a situation in his life. But, when I moved to Nashville and I started playing this song at rounds, the song grew to mean a lot to me and my complicated relationship with my hometown that I had just left behind. I love my home state of New Hampshire, but growing up in the specific town I’m from, I carried a lot of mixed feelings due to trauma, lack of support in school, and always feeling like my music career was never taken seriously – even as I was seeing success in Boston and NYC. Moving to Nashville was a huge step in my healing and leaving those feelings behind, which is why this song is so special as my Nashville debut, the first song I’m releasing since moving here.”

About Amanda McCarthy:

Amanda McCarthy is a storyteller compelled to speak the truth. Based in Nashville since 2020, with a 10+ year start to her career in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, she is an award-winning songwriter, entertainer and recording artist. Blending many influences, her original music is the infusion of pop, country, modern folk and rock – sprinkled with millennial snark and the heart of an old soul. Her debut album “Road Trip” was released in 2019 to high acclaim and she tours nationally when possible, with experience in all four corners of the country, including NYC and Los Angeles. Her current single “Don’t Stop Me” was released on March 16, 2022.

Amanda’s original music has been recognized through the Grammy Nomination Ballot, Great American Song Contest, International Songwriting Competition, UK Songwriting Contest, Nashville Daily, YEP Nashville, SongDoor, Cornell University’s Emerging Artist Series, NYC’s Coffee Music Project, Nashville’s Josie Music Awards, Hollywood Music in Media Awards, Atlanta’s ISSA Awards, and New England based shows for the New England Music Awards, Worcester Music Awards, Limelight Music Magazine and theSouthern New England Music Expo – most notably being named as Songwriter of the Year at the 2019 New England Music Awards.

Radio has been supportive with airplay on Nashville Daily, The River 102.5, The Bull 101.7, WKLB 102.5, ROCK 101, WATD 105.9, FRANK 106.3, NH + MA 104.9 and others, including college and online radio, with “San Diego” hitting #1 on SheWolfRadio (Nashville) and #6 on Sweet Sunday Sounds (Australia), “Folk Song” hitting #3 on Ignition Country(UK), “Tiki Bar” hitting #9 on Radio A1A (Florida) and “Sticks and Stones” hitting #1 onipmNation (New Hampshire). “Sticks and Stones” was featured in the documentary “Bullied to Silence” and Amanda’s music has been used as the theme song for several programs/organizations.

Amanda has supported shows for Steven Tyler (of Aerosmith), Hunter Hayes, Train,Imagine Dragons, Rob Thomas, REO Speedwagon, Hall & Oates, OneRepublic, Styx,Jason Lancaster (of Mayday Parade), Pentatonix, James Arthur, Jason Isbell,Natasha Bedingfield, O.A.R., Frank Turner, Fitz & the Tantrums, Hawthorne Heights,Levi Hummon, Alex Preston, and Abby Anderson. She has also been a guest of NASCAR and Royal Caribbean, and had a National Anthem performance televised on ESPN.

Amanda is looking forward to several cuts by other artists along with her own releases throughout 2022. She currently performs solo acoustic, as a duo/trio, and with her full band.

For more information, visit www.amandamccarthy.com and follow Amanda on Facebook,Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

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ALEXES HARDT RELEASES NEW SINGLE “JOKE”

Nashville, TN (March 3, 2022) – Nashville based Alternative Pop artist Alexes Hardt recently released her new single “Joke.” Click HERE to listen!

With dire lyrics like frozen to the bone, I’m choking, now I can’t let go, Alexes uses her unique artistry to turn an unfortunate story about emotional abuse into a catchy track.

“I would love for fans to listen to this song and feel empowered,” Alexes explains. “Although its about a toxic relationship, it’s more about coming out of denial and accepting the relationship for what it is. It’s about taking your power back.”

About Alexes Hardt:
Nashville hasn’t heard an artist quite like Alexes Hardt. The twenty-six year old Florida native has written bits and pieces of lyrics ever since she was a child. Drawing influences from the direction of modern hits, her production favors the trap drums that have populated rap music but the electronic sounds that have given posters edge to their latest works. Alexes balances these elements with lighter undertones to create atmospheric indie pop that feels like Banks or Fletcher, but with a bite to it like a Travis Scott record. With this unique take on the production, this allows Alexes to flourish with her vocals; a smooth mezzo-soprano ranges that finds the sweet spot to carry the higher and lower notes in her records. Now based in the epicenter of country music, she offers the south a genre of music often replicated but hardly perfected in the best possible way with authentic storytelling that makes you want to get up and dance one second before wanting to key your ex’s car the next. Alexes Hardt is ready to show the world what she has been holding back for oh so long!

You can connect with Alexes on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.

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ALLISON ASARCH RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM “TEXAS TO TENNESSEE”

Nashville, TN (February 15, 2022) –  Country-Pop singer/songwriter Allison Asarch recently released her debut album “Texas to Tennessee” on February 11, 2022. You can listen to it HERE!

Track Listing:
1. Taylor Made
2. Thank You Tequila
3. The One
4. Nothin’
5. Sippin’ On Somethin’
6. Cotton Dress
7. Want Me Like You Want To
8. Neon Nobody
9. You Who
10. Summer Style
11. Midnight Daydream
12. Texas Stars
13. Passed On

Allison previously released Taylor Made, Sippin’ On Somethin‘, Cotton Dress, Neon Nobody, Summer Style and Midnight Daydream, all of which received positive reviews from both fans and press. She has been featured in numerous publications, including Music Row Magazine, MediumBuzzMusic, New Music Weekly Magazine, The Country Note, Skope Magazine, Music City Melodies, Divine MagazineNashville Music Guide and more.

“I’m so, so proud of these 13 songs and how far I’ve come as an artist,” Allison explains. “Thank you from the bottom of my heart to every person who’s ever listened to my music, taken my business card, watched a live stream, or believed in me! I am on my way here in Nashville and I’m so glad I took the journey from Texas To Tennessee. I’d love for people to take away joy, love and fun with these songs. This is a great introduction to me as an artist and I can’t wait to see which ones people gravitate towards!”

About Allison Asarch:
Growing up in Houston, Texas, Allison Asarch discovered her love for music at a young age. As a child, she would perform at her grandparents’ annual Christmas talent show, but it wasn’t until she reached 4th grade that she knew she wanted to make a career out of it. “My music teacher, Ms. Teagarden, had everyone singing and smiling…including the boys! I loved the joy music brought to me and everyone else.”

Raised on powerhouse vocalists like Tina Turner, Shania Twain and Freddie Mercury, Allison began cultivating her own unique sound while attending Otterbein University’s School of Music in Westerville, Ohio. It was there that she began teaching herself how to play the guitar, while also taking piano lessons during her freshman and sophomore years. She was also a member of the school’s choir, training in classical opera and traveling to Ireland and Germany to perform.

In 2018, Allison moved to Nashville, Tennessee to start chasing her dreams. When the Coronavirus pandemic hit in early 2020, she seized the opportunity to start recording and releasing her own music. Heavily influenced by Taylor Swift, Allison combines country, pop and jazz elements in her songs. In September 2020, she released her first single called Taylor Made. That same month, she appeared on the Netflix Original show “Sing On!” where she took first place and won over $42,000. She followed up with the releases of several subsequent singles, including Sippin’ on Somethin’Summer StyleSummer DressNeon Nobody and Midnight Daydream.

In late 2021, Allison began performing Country music and classic Rock n’ Roll hits with her band on Broadway, Nashville’s legendary strip of honky-tonks. Her debut album entitled “Texas to Tennessee” was released on February 11, 2022 and is currently available on all streaming platforms.

An advocate for female empowerment, Allison is building her team around talented women. “I know there are wonderfully accomplished women who play instruments, sing backup vocals, produce and create. I want to help shine a light on those women and organizations the best I can!”

In her spare time, Allison enjoys attending Nashville Predators hockey games and sampling craft beers at local breweries.

For more information, visit www.allisonasarch.bandzoogle.com and follow Allison on InstagramFacebookTikTok and Twitter.

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CARRIE CUNNINGHAM RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM “SHOWGIRL”

Nashville, TN (January 11, 2022) – Singer/songwriter and multi-talented recording artist Carrie Cunningham released her highly anticipated new full-length album “Showgirl” today. You can listen to the album HERE!

Track Listing:
1. Click
2. Happy To Me
3. Showgirl
4. Doors Don’t Close
5. What Is Love
6. Just A Bar Thing
7. Windshield
8. All Over Me
9. Road By Road
10. Nothing Says It Best

Throughout 2021, Carrie released one single per month from the album as part of her “Showgirl Series.” The series received rave reviews from both fans and press, including Music Row MagazineThe Country NoteNew Music Weekly MagazineMediumAbout the NoiseToday in NashvilleMusic and Tour NewsWorld AuthorsCaesar Live N LoudDivine MagazineSkope MagazineRock Era MagazineMundane MagazineVents Magazine and more.

Windshield is a bright and cheerful piece of music about life on the road and encourages listeners to explore the world. I am really enjoying Carrie Cunningham’s powerful, expressive vocals and how they soar over the upbeat production packed with intricate guitar riffs nicely intertwined with punchy drums. If you’re into Country music with gorgeous vocals, uplifting lyrics and an overall warm, feel-good atmosphere perfect for a fun summer’s weekend, then you’ll love Windshield.” –Caesar Live N Loud

Just A Bar Thing has everything you want in a country track. It’s infectious, the lyrics are flirtatious, it’s an impossible task not to tap your foot along to the beat. With the world being in a rather dark place currently, a lovely light-hearted song can go a long way. Just A Bar Thing will lift your spirits and instantly put you in the best of moods. Perfect for when your day has been particularly tough.” -About the Noise
“Carrie’s powerful vocals hooked us instantly and the brazenly shameless lyrics left us wanting more…we have become fast fans of singer/songwriter Carrie Cunningham and her Showgirl Series.” –Music City Melodies

“I am so excited to finally have the whole album out and can’t wait to hit the road and start playing it,” Carrie explains. “Just a Bar Thing seems to be the most widely popular song amongst my listeners, so I might have a few fun things up my sleeve revolving around that…”

About Carrie Cunningham:
Carrie is based in both Nashville, Tennessee and Huntington Beach, California. She has been a touring artist for two decades and has performed on over 1,000 stages. She has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with over 50 national acts, such as Kacey MusgravesCharlie DanielsJake OwenCrystal GayleDiamond RioCollective Soul and more. Her most recent album, Showgirl, was released on January 11, 2022.
For more information, visit www.carrielive.com and follow Carrie on FacebookInstagramTikTokSpotify and Twitter.

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COUNTRY DUO, WESTER, RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR WITH “ROOFTOP PARTY”

Nashville, TN (December 31, 2021) – It’s time to ring in the new year Nashville Style! Country music recording artists and dynamic sibling duo Wester recently released their second single Rooftop Party – a high energy, contagious song that everyone is invited to sing along to. You can listen to the song HERE!

With rowdy lyrics like I maxed out my credit card, don’t know how or why, a couple tattoos and a bunch of uber rides, “Rooftop Party” is the perfect song to blast while celebrating with friends.

“This is a wild story but it’s the truth,” Pearl Clarkin explains. “Rafe and I are here in Nashville working on a music career and going to college. Nashville has a scene that you will not find going on anywhere else. Last Saturday night, Rafe and I were in the car going on a late Chick-fil-A dinner run and we got a call from a famous producer who works in LA and Nashville. He said Pearlie the party is at Aldean’s Rooftop tonight. Come on down and text me. I’ll have security bring you up. It was me, Rafe, the producer and the world’s most famous singer in the middle of about 20 people, who have flown to Nashville from all over the world to be at this rooftop party. This goes on every weekend on Broadway – it’s fun and it’s wild, so Rafe wrote a song about it. One day I will write a book and tell my stories. But for now our song names no names.”

“The thing about writing a song is you can tell the story of what’s happening,” Rafe Wester continues. “What’s happening now is the Nashville scene – its changing and evolving with a new generation. When Hank Williams wrote Jumbalaya, it was about the country party scene of his day. You can still listen to his song and catch the vibe. I wrote Rooftop Partyso I could share what the move is going into 2022. If we’re lucky, this is how we spend our Saturday nights. But, you have to have an invite. Our song Rooftop Party is everyone’s invite to this party. Come on up!”

About Wester:
Rafe Wester grew up with an uncanny resemblance to Randy Travis. People would ask, Do you sing country music?

Pearl Clarkin has been singing and writing songs since childhood. At age 12, she was recruited by American Idol for its training camp. By 14, she had been named one of the top unsigned artists in the country by CMT. The invitations to come sing in Nashville came streaming in and by 16, Pearl was traveling on weekends to sing at a Hard Rock Cafe Nashville for a weekly showcase. By the time Pearl enrolled at Belmont University, the whole family decided to move from Pensacola Beach to Nashville.

Pearl knew Rafe had a beautiful bass voice, so when he was 15 she signed him up to sing at church. But, while Pearl put her music before everything, Rafe always seemed to have something else to do. When Rafe turned 18, he officially got bitten by the “music bug” and also began studying at Belmont University.

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit and the two siblings found themselves in the house together 24/7, Pearl taught Rafe how to play the guitar. They began to write songs about the wild and crazy Nashville scene, North Florida, alligators, crawfish boils, the beach, and the farm. A year later when the restrictions were lifted, they took their 40 songs and toured the country, singing over 50 shows in 2021.

In August 2021 Wester released their first single called “Redneck Rollercoaster” – a song dedicated to fun times singing on Lower Broadway in Nashville. The following November, they released their cover of the Christmas hit “Jingle Bell Rock,” which received more than 11,000 views on YouTube.

Look for a very big 2022 as these two kids plan to release four more songs and sing another 50 gigs around the country and who knows what else. The energy and enthusiasm is on full blast. Wester is off to a great start!

You can follow Wester on Instagram and Facebook.

You can follow Pearl Clarkin on Facebook and Instagram and Rafe Wester on TikTok.

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KARLIE BARTHOLOMEW RELEASES DEBUT EP “A WAY TO START”

Nashville, TN (December 10, 2021) – Americana singer/songwriter Karlie Bartholomew recently released her debut EP called “A Way to Start.” You can listen to the album HERE!

“This EP has been a long time coming and it very much feels like my way to begin the next chapter of my music career and my life,” Karlie explains. “These songs follow my timeline over the last nine years – from leaving home for the first time to starting over here in Nashville. I’m so thankful to have worked with such an incredible group of musicians and people on this project.”

Karlie’s first two singles from the EP, Brooklyn Park and Back Bay, received positive feedback from both press and listeners, procuring coverage from Nashville NoiseTinnitist, Six Twelve Entertainment, Blackbird News, New Music Weekly Magazine and more.

Music City Melodies wrote in a review “…Karlie Bartholomew may be a newcomer to releasing music, but she is already a star in our eyes.”

BuzzMusic followed with “Her vocals melt like butter as she soothingly tours us through descriptive lyrical motifs leaping from this sonic canvas.”

About Karlie Bartholomew:
Born and raised in Brooklyn Park, Maryland, Karlie Bartholomew has always had a passion for music. While shy as a child, Karlie was able to use music to find her voice. She started writing her own songs at a young age, participating in every talent show she could beginning in elementary school.

Following in her father’s musical footsteps, Karlie taught herself to play guitar on his old six-string while she was in high school. Heavily influenced by artists like Ingrid MichaelsonNorah Jones and Sara Bareilles, Karlie is drawn to authenticity and strives to keep her lyrics honest. “My songs focus on storytelling, hoping the listener can see themselves in my music,” she explains. Her smooth voice, jazzy chord progressions and folk-inspired lyrics will silence any room.

Before moving to Boston, Karlie performed at notable Maryland venues like Rams Head Live!Baltimore SoundstageThe 9:30 Club (Washington D.C.), DC9 (Washington D.C.), The Ottobar and 49 West Coffeehouse & Gallery.

While attending Berklee College of Music in 2017, she was chosen as a featured soloist to honor Lucinda Williams at the school’s commencement concert. Karlie sang for an entire arena filled with seven thousand people, including Lucinda herself, Lionel RichieTodd Rundgren and Neil Portnow. Karlie graduated the next day with a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Music, focusing in Contemporary Writing/Production and Performance.

Now living in Nashville, Tennessee, Karlie released her latest project, her debut EP A Way to Start, on December 10, 2021. She released her first single, “Brooklyn Park,” on October 29, 2021, followed by “Back Bay” on November 12, 2021 and “May” on December 3, 2021. She frequently performs at local Nashville and Franklin, TN music venues, such as NashHouse Spoon & SaloonAlley TapsBelcourt Taps and Gray’s on Main.

For more information, visit www.karliemusic.com and follow Karlie on FacebookInstagramTwitterTikTokYouTube and Spotify.

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JUSTINE BLAZER RELEASES “JOLLY” JINGLES WITH NEW HOLIDAY ALBUM

Nashville, TN (December 1, 2021) – Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit? JOLLY! is the new 15-song Christmas album from recording artist, songwriter and producer Justine Blazer. You can listen to the album HERE!

JOLLY! features two cover songs, River (Joni Mitchell) and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, along with thirteen original tunes, including duets with Shay Watson, Corey Lee Barkerand Mexx Heart.

“Since by dad passed away in 2014, Christmas hasn’t quite been the same,” Justine explains. “But, this year, I decided my dad would have wanted this.  My dad was a professional Santa Claus.  He did that for 20 years and he loved Christmas. Throughout the pandemic, I have realized just how short life is and we need embrace all the moments.  This is the first year in a while where I’ve had true holiday spirit.  It’s been tough, but I wanted to do a project where I focused on what the Christmas and holiday spirit is truly about – family, friends and to be jolly!”

About Justine Blazer:
Nashville-based producer, singer, songwriter, composer and recording artist Justine Blazer has been taking the musical world by storm – earning seven #1 singles on various independent charts. Her unique style of edgy country/pop/rock is infused with a hint of Detroit soul and modern vibes. She is a member of The Recording Academy/GRAMMYsCountry Music Association and Academy of Country Music. Having opened for the likes of Jason AldeanJustin MooreLee BriceKathy MatteaRegis PhilbinLonestar and more, Justine has also received endorsements from Luna GuitarsDean GuitarsRam TrucksChrysler Incorporated and more. Justine Blazer is a proud member of the Recording Academy and GRAMMYs voter.

Justine’s music video for her most recent single, “Good Trouble,” premiered on CMT in September of 2021 and Justine was up for six nominations at the 2021 Josie Music Awards, winning Best Rock Song of the Year (songwriter). She is currently a Grammy contender for seven categories: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Producer of the Year, Best Arrangement, Best New Artist, Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance.

For more information, visit www.justineblazer.com and connect with her on FacebookInstagram, TikTok and Twitter.

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ASHLIEGH LISSET RELEASES NEW SINGLE “STOP THE BULLET”

Nashville, TN (November 19, 2021) – Texas native and country music’s sweetheart Ashliegh Lisset recently released her latest single “Stop the Bullet” (written by Phil Barton, Emily Shackleton, Adam Argyle and Victoria Banks) to country radio. You can listen to the song HERE!

With relatable lyrics like hold on heart, don’t speak yet, if you do you might say something you regret, “Stop the Bullet” is sure to be a hit amongst fans.

“I’m so excited to finally share what I’ve been working on,” Ashliegh, who has spent the last year co-writing and traveling to Nashville, explains. “It’s been a long time coming! This music is everything I dreamed it would be, and the moment I heard Stop The Bullet I knew it was the first single – the lyrics, the music…everything about it. I hope you all love it as much as I do! A BIG thank you to Liz Rose Music for allowing me to cut it, Eric Legg for mixing and producing, as well as the writers: Phil Barton, Emily Shackleton, Adam Argyle, Victoria Banks.”

About Ashliegh Lisset:
Independent singer/songwriter and Texas native Ashliegh Lisset has always had a love for music. As a young girl, she would roam around the house with her iPod, singing along to her favorite artists.

By the age of fifteen, Ashliegh knew she wanted to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She began making trips to write and record in Nashville, Tennessee, determined to follow her dream. “I found so much comfort in music,” she explains. “It definitely helped me heal during some of the darkest moments of my life. When I’m feeling down, I can write about it and get all of my emotions out.”

In 2014, Ashliegh released her first single called “Kill the Headlights.” Not only was the song co-written by songwriting superstars Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, but also by Ashliegh’s idol – Carrie Underwood. The song spent eight weeks on The Highway’s “Top 30” chart and was featured on Billboard’s “Top 100” chart. “Kill the Headlights” sparked a talent deal with the William Morris Agency, crossing yet another career milestone off Ashliegh’s bucket list.

In 2016, Ashliegh released her next single, “Goodbye,” co-written by country music sensation Kelsea Ballerini. The song gained recognition by CMT’s Cody Allen, which prompted Kelsea to tweet how happy she was that the song found a good home.

Ashliegh went on to release “Daughter of an American Hero” in 2019, honoring her late father. When Ashliegh was just eleven years old, her father, who was serving his second tour for Operation Iraqi Freedom, was killed in the line of duty. The song received positive reviews from several news outlets and Ford featured Ashliegh in its Military Truck Month commercial. Ashliegh is currently an ambassador for the Folds of Honor organization and shares her story to help encourage others.

Ashliegh has opened for the likes of Sam HuntTyler FarrBrett YoungJoe Diffie and Jerrod Niemann, just to name a few. She’s performed at Nashville’s famous CMA Festival, including the Riverfront Stage, Highway Stage and AT&T Stage. She has also partnered with notable brands like Bud LightSt. IvesNational GeographicJust Fab310 Nutrition and more.

Through all of her triumphs thus far, Ashliegh still maintains her humble, passionate and kind-hearted nature. “I hope my story will help people overcome obstacles and inspire them to pursue a dream.”

For more information, visit www.ashlieghlisset.com and follow Ashliegh on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Spotify.

 

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KARLIE BARTHOLOMEW RELEASES NEW SINGLE “BACK BAY”

Nashville, TN (November 12, 2021) – Americana singer/songwriter Karlie Bartholomew recently released her new single called “Back Bay.” You can listen to the song HERE!

With relatable lyrics like I used to take it for granted, like it would always be that way, until my bags sat waiting to leave on graduation day, “Back Bay” mirrors the feeling of homesickness most listeners can identify with.

Back Bay was written in one sitting while reflecting on my time in Boston attending Berklee College of Music,” Karlie explains. “Some of my fondest memories are Sundays walking along the Charles River and finding peace away from the busy city streets. I’m so honored to have this song feature the legendary Sam Bush on mandolin, as well as Brian Allen on cello.”

Karlie’s debut single, “Brooklyn Park, received rave reviews from both fans and press. Music City Melodies published “Karlie’s soft voice had us floating on air…Karlie delivers an effortlessly beautiful tone, with equally beautiful storytelling.”

About Karlie Bartholomew:
Born and raised in Brooklyn Park, Maryland, Karlie Bartholomew has always had a passion for music. While shy as a child, Karlie was able to use music to find her voice. She started writing her own songs at a young age, participating in every talent show she could beginning in elementary school.

Following in her father’s musical footsteps, Karlie taught herself to play guitar on his old six-string while she was in high school. Heavily influenced by artists like Ingrid MichaelsonNorah Jones and Sara Bareilles, Karlie is drawn to authenticity and strives to keep her lyrics honest. “My songs focus on storytelling, hoping the listener can see themselves in my music,” she explains. Her smooth voice, jazzy chord progressions and folk-inspired lyrics will silence any room.

Before moving to Boston, Karlie performed at notable Maryland venues like Rams Head Live!Baltimore SoundstageThe 9:30 Club (Washington D.C.), DC9 (Washington D.C.), The Ottobar and 49 West Coffeehouse & Gallery.

While attending Berklee College of Music in 2017, she was chosen as a featured soloist to honor Lucinda Williams at the school’s commencement concert. Karlie sang for an entire arena filled with seven thousand people, including Lucinda herself, Lionel RichieTodd Rundgren and Neil Portnow. Karlie graduated the next day with a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Music, focusing in Contemporary Writing/Production and Performance.

Now living in Nashville, Tennessee, Karlie is currently working on her latest project – her debut EP. She released her debut single, “Brooklyn Park,” on October 29, 2021 and frequently performs at local Nashville and Franklin, TN music venues, such as NashHouse Spoon & SaloonAlley TapsBelcourt Taps and Gray’s on Main.

For more information, visit www.karliemusic.com and follow Karlie on FacebookInstagramTwitterTikTokYouTube and Spotify.

 

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NICK RYAN RELEASES FULL-LENGTH ALBUM “NEMESIS”

Nashville, TN (October 29, 2021) – Five years since his debut album Lone Wolf, alternative/rock artist Nick Ryan is back with a vengeance! He recently released his sophomore album, Nemesis, on October 22, 2021. You can listen HERE!

Produced by Jordan Grubbs at Magic Square Recording in Nashville, Tennessee, Nemesis is a collection of songs which focus on the retrieval of control and power. The record is raw, real, and without autotune – a sound Nick longed to do on his first record.

“The original titles I was throwing around were Politics & Mind Games and Welcome to the Nightmare,” Nick explainsI decided on Nemesis because it describes a person – an alter ego similar to Lone Wolf. After everything I’ve gone through up to this point, these tracks are more relevant to my life than ever.”

Nick has released five singles from the album – Bow Down, Jealous Sea, Don’t Hold Your Breath, Good People Are Hard to Find and I Will Not Be Silent – all of which received positive reviews from both fans and press.

About Nick Ryan:
Nick Ryan is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He graduated with degrees in Recording Arts and Entertainment Business from Full Sail University. He was a member of GRAMMY U during college and transitioned to a Voting Member of the Recording Academy in 2016.

Nick has worked with GRAMMY winners, former major label band members and music publishers and songwriters across North America and Europe, trying to hone in on his artistry and take his career to the next level. After many trials, errors and disappointments trying to please everyone but himself, he has finally taken control of his artistry. Experimenting with various producers both in the Washington, DC area and his new home in Nashville, TN, he has finally found the right collaborators to realize his vision. 

For more information, visit www.nickryanofficial.com and follow Nick on FacebookInstagramTwitter and Patreon.

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