Backstage with Ben Johnson – Daddy’s Dogs

A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   DADDY’S DOGS   This post has nothing to do with music. No crazy stories. Nothing thought provoking. T...

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Ryan Nelson completes his EP with the release of “All We Ever Knew”

Sara Custance Raised Rowdy Contributor Just when you think he doesn’t have any more tricks up his sleeve, Ryan Nelson unleashes another summertime jam on unsuspecting fans. “Al...

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Joe and Martina release new single “Pink Flamingo”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder and Pink Flamingo enthusiast You may be thinking that you have not heard us over here at Raised Rowdy talk about this duo yet, well that ...

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Josh Phillips tags all the bases with self titled EP.

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder who someday oughta change his ways…but tonight ain’t the day Josh had an all star cast of songwriters help pen this EP with h...

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Muscadine Bloodline shares what it’s like to find the right person in latest single.

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor There’s no doubt that Muscadine Bloodline is one of the most popular bands among the Raised Rowdy family and it’s because...

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Hayden Coffman paints every man’s dream in newest release “Last First Date”

Trey Bonner – Raised Rowdy contributor and videographer. I think it’s fair to say most of us have been in awful relationships.  These relationships leave us wanting, h...

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Noah Hick’s releases his Sophomore single “It Ain’t Me”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Noah Hicks punched the country world right in the mouth with his debut single “Raised On The Radio” which showed off his voca...

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Top reasons you need to go to CMA Fest 2020

Well guys we at Raised Rowdy really are fans of country music first.  We are just like anyone else, just really big music fans with a desire to see as many of our favorite art...

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Tucker Bethard laments an experience that most can empathize with in new single

Bubba McAllister Raised Rowdy Contributor In “Find Me Here”, it’s as if Tucker was the dude in your adjoining room at a hotel and you overheard his prayer in what...

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Josh Abbott Band heats things up with new Catching Fire EP

Stacie Hestand – Raised Rowdy Contributor Anticipation has been building since Texas country staple Josh Abbott Band wiped their Instagram in order to announce their latest relea...

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Styles Haury has your ticket to living the good life with his new single “Summertime Sundown”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder who is out there living the good life. Summertime is upon us. That means long days full of daylight and trips to the coast, lake or at le...

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The Honky-Tonk Kid tells, arguably, his greatest story ever with “Red Bandana”

Bubba McAllister Raised Rowdy Contributor.  The Honky-Tonk Kid has dropped what many surmised as the most anticipated album of 2019. Amid EP’s, full length studio albums, li...

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Tune-in to “CMA Fest” airing Sunday, Aug. 4 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network.

CMA Fest seems like it was just here and we are already fiending for next year’s festival.  Every year you leave town in an almost state of bliss after seeing so many am...

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Top 5 Country Ain’t Country No More

Jon Galiotto – Raised Rowdy Contributor Tracy Lawrence hit the nail on the head back in 1996 when said the only thing that stays the same is everything changes.  Co...

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Luke Combs Adds Acoustic Benefit Concert with The Cadillac Three & More in Columbus Ohio

Well this is a killer lineup! Luke Combs is coming to Flannagan’s in Dublin Ohio for an acoustic show to raised money for a great cause. Oh yeah, and he’s bringing The ...

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“Ain’t Always the Cowboy” is the country song we didn’t know we needed

Katelyn Law- Raised Rowdy Contributor Jon Pardi has been slowly releasing songs that are sure to be on his new album titled “Heartache Medication.” And he might have just dropp...

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Midland teases fans with new song “Put The Hurt On Me”

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor The grooviest cowboys in country music are staying busy these days, proposing to girlfriends, playing beer pong at the CMT Awards and...

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We’re Not Lying When We Tell You Kalsey Kulyk’s New Single “Bad Liar” Is An Anthem

Canada Native and country music songstress, Kalsey Kulyk shows the fun side of heartbreak in her new single, “Bad Liar.” Kalsey channels all the vibes of the legendary ...

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Carlton Anderson- Country Music Made Me Do It

Bubba McAllister – Raised Rowdy Contributor In my bias opinion as a Tennesseean, Carlton was afforded the opportunity to play on country music’s biggest stage, under the br...

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Episode 53-Lucas Ebert

Lucas Ebert has quite a story. This week the pastor in training turned psychedelic hitchhiker unloads his unique approach to country music....

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Backstage with Ben Johnson – Small Town, USA

A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   Small Town, USA   Have you ever lost your wallet? If you have, you know that it sucks…big time. I...

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Riley Green drops his new single and completed Get That Man A Beer EP.

Sara Custance – Raised Rowdy Contributor   A year after the debut of his first major label release, “There Was This Girl”, Riley Green delivers an emotional 4 song E...

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Whiskey Myers “Die Rockin” flashed through images of east Texas

Stacie Hestand – Raised Rowdy Contributor Three years after the release of their last album, Mud, Whiskey Myers is back with face-melting, foot-stomping new music that captu...

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“Now You Know” you need to listen to Jon Langston’s new single

Katelyn Law – Raised Rowdy Contributor 2019 just got a little bigger for Georgia native Jon Langston with the release of his new single “Now You Know”. The song&...

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Adam Sanders digs into who his is in new release

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor When music fans, particularly country music fans, listen to their favorite artist(s), they want to relate to the lyrics and most song...

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Cole Swindell Releases Live Version of “Dad’s Old Number”and DAMN…

Jon Galiotto – Raised Rowdy Contributor Cole Swindell released a live version of his emotional “Dad’s Old Number” just in time for Father’s Day and everyone ...

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Lucas Ebert explains life on the road in new EP

Bradley Curry  – Raised Rowdy Contributor Many artists have stories of falling on hard times, but not many have a story quite like Lucas Ebert. As a native Texan and son in ...

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When Fishing Oddly Parallels Your Country Music Listening

Ryan McDonald Flippin’ the script just a tad for ya’ll.  We know there are a bunch of you Raised Rowdians out there who love the outdoors and are known to wet a line f...

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Top 5: Wishing Your Ex Well Songs…

Jon Galiotto Raised Rowdy Contributor Just kidding f*ck them! They’re you’re ex for a reason and it’s probably a pretty damn good one. Gabby Barrett – I Hope. This one ...

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Authentic to her roots, Erin Enderlin tells her tale in three-quarter time

Bubba McAllister – Raised Rowdy Contributor “Single Barrel double shot on ice Sitting here talking to a stranger ‘cause I don’t want to be alone tonight” Erin Enderli...

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Kameron Marlowe isn’t just another voice, and he’s out to prove that with “Giving You Up”

Nick Tressler Raised Rowdy Founder and BIG fan of Kameron Marloooooooooooowe North Carolina-raised Kameron Marlowe’s vocal talent is undeniable.  We first learned of Kameron...

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Nick Walsh drops raw and gritty debut single “Heartbreak Town”

Nick Tressler Raised Rowdy Founder Who is Nick Walsh? Well, Nick is a singer-songwriter from Lyndon, Kansas. Lyndon is home to about 1,000 folks who grew up like Nick — raise...

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Daniel Donato releases new track “Always Been A Lover”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Daniel Donato is something of an anomaly. His music is a fusion of methodical guitar prowess, learned in the depth of barroom picking at ...

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Rowdy Cuts-Daniel Donato’s Always Been A Lover

The Cosmic Country Wizard, Daniel Donato, returns for another episode of Rowdy Cuts.  This week he channels Jerry Reed on the raw, plucky, “Always Been A Lover.” If th...

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Ryan Nelson adds to the summer heat with new single

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor With feel good lyrics and a rockin’ sound that’ll knock your socks off, Ryan Nelson has a perfect song for all your summe...

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Ever wondered how to stay in paradise forever? Matt Rogers offers a solution in new single.

Katelyn Law – Raised Rowdy Contributor Hailing from Eatonton, Georgia, Matt Rogers is no stranger to country music. With experiences opening for country legends such as Clint...

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Top 5 Word Play Songs

Jon Galiotto Raised Rowdy Contributor Songwriters and Artists have an amazing ability to transform the meaning of lyrics throughout a song.  I find this skill pretty damn awesome ...

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Chicago Native Ethan Bell Talks of Upbringing, Eclectic Sound and More (Interview)

Jon Galiotto Raised Rowdy Contributor and Chicago Resident Born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, Ethan Bell’s show consists of originals and covers that keep the crowd movi...

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Episode 52-Jon Langston

It’s very difficult not to like Jon Langston which is why we’re so happy to see his future getting brighter and brighter.  Jon brings a special element to his shows an...

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‘Lonesome Cowboy’ not Stapleton’s first Disney/Pixar recording

By Chris Yow Contributor I was never a big animated movie fan, but when I saw Toy Story the first time, I absolutely loved it. The second one was even better! So, when I heard Toy ...

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New Single from Randy Travis “One In A Row”

Bubba McAllister – Raised Rowdy Contributor “…On one hand I could stay and be your loving man, But the reason I must go is on the other hand” are lyrics to the 1986...

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Americana newcomer Asher Cataldo finds his sound with “Need to Be” EP

By Chris Yow When Asher Cataldo came to Nashville, he had every intention of making modern country music, but after finding his group of peers that sound began to change. A chance ...

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Backstage with Ben Johnson – These Boots

Backstage with Ben Johnson A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   These Boots   Ask and you shall receive….here are some of the best sto...

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Justin Biltonen drops new single to ramp up his Country music career “Runaway”

Justin Biltonen, who you might know from being the Bass player for 3 Doors Down is beginning his solo Country music career with a new single titled “Runaway”. Justin...

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If You Grew Up Like I Did, you’ll dig this debut album from Austin Jenckes

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor With a boot-stomping sound and heartfelt lyrics that are relatable for any country fan, Austin Jenckes shows that he has what it take...

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Some of our favorite videos from Whiskey Jam’s INSIDE VOICES

If you pay attention to this blog and or our podcast you know our affinity for Whiskey Jam and what they do for the music community. Ward and the gang are a true inspiration to us ...

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Reid Haughton releases his second single “Ain’t Close To Anywhere”

 Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Reid Haughton is a name you should start getting familiar with if you love country music.  Reid’s debut single “Make You M...

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Gannon Fremin & CCREV release their new single “Lessons Learned”

Gannon Fremin & CCREV “Lessons Learned” New Single Release “Lesson’s Learned” is the second released single by Gannon Fremin & CCREV.   It brings a type...

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A Rowdy’s breakdown of CMA Fest for first timers

Sara Custance Raised Rowdy contributor   It’s no secret that Nashville is the heartbeat of country music. Budding artists flock to the bright lights of the city and the lure...

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Ian Noe steps out of Appalachian Kentucky and into somewhere “Between The Country”

Stacie Hestand  Raised Rowdy Contributor There’s no way around it – Ian Noe’s first full-length album, Between the Country, will hit you right in the gut. Still, the sh...

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Riley Green is helping set the bar for modern country songwriting with “Grandpas Never Died”

Nick Tressler Raised Rowdy Founder who wishes honky tonks didn’t have a closing time Every once in a while you hear a song and it just takes you to a moment or time. That son...

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Trea Landon releases catchy new single “Loved By A Country Boy”

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor From spending his off-days fishin’ for bass on a lake to sitting high in a deer stand waiting for a trophy buck to walk by, Geo...

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Backstage with Ben Johnson – How ‘Bout You?

Backstage with Ben Johnson A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   How ‘Bout You?   Before I share my most embarrassing/funny country music f...

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Luke Combs and Crocs announce special CMA fest only release and WE NEED THEM

    Well two of our favorite things, Crocs and Luke Combs are dropping a collab for CMA fest week!  Details on when and where you can get them are still coming in but se...

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Carlton Anderson and Ian Munsick’s take on “God’s Country” has us wishing for a full version.

Nick Tressler Raised Rowdy Founder Come on guys you can’t do us like this. We need the full video of this song.  This one minute video is pure gold, and we can’t be ex...

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Track by Track: Ray Fulcher’s Somebody Like Me

At this point we know 2 things: 1) Ray Fulcher has outdone himself and 2) you’re in for a treat. In this week’s episode Ray takes us track by track through his new EP S...

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6 Country Artists You Might Not Know But Should

Nicky T – Raised Rowdy’s head idiot   Ben Chapman Young, talented and driven, Ben Chapman has been writing some amazing songs with some of our favorite writers sin...

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Jordan Rager talks about how life would be if he was “Colorblind” in new single

Katelyn Law Raised Rowdy Contributor Jordan Rager has shocked us all with the surprise release of his new single “Colorblind.” This new song was completely unexpected ...

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Gannon Fremin & CCREV: Heir to the Red Dirt Throne

Jed Crisp – Founder of Texas Local Live I know what you’re thinking, that’s one hefty title to give an unknown band from a small town in southern Oklahoma. But it won’t...

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Backstage with Ben Johnson – I’m a Member of the Country Club

Backstage with Ben Johnson A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist I’m a Member of the Country Club    I’m a huge fan of Travis Tritt. The Du...

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Check out Stephen Carey’s new single “The Way It Goes”

Katelyn Law – Raised Rowdy Contributor Jacksonville, Florida native, Stephen Carey has recently taken Music City and country music fans by storm with his first two singles &#...

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Travis Ensley tells us “What Money Can’t Buy”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Hailing from the great state of North Carolina, Travis Ensley has made his way onto the country scene after starting to pick guitar at th...

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Ryan Nelson shows us his vulnerable side in his new single “The Way My Heart Breaks”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder “The Way My Heart Breaks” is not just a love song or a breakup song. It is something, well, different. Emotional, inner looking and a...

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Backstage with Ben Johnson – Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   Oh, the Places You’ll Go! When you’re a musician, people think that your life is one big non-stop party....

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If I’m Being “Honest”, Parker McKay’s New Single is AMAZING

Katelyn Law Raised Rowdy Contributor Parker McKay grew up in the Northeastern part of the U.S. listening to the likes of Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Shania Twain, and yes, even Eminem...

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Austin Bishop tells personal life story through new EP

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor In recent years, Alabama has produced a slew of country artists and that long list is continuing to grow, as Austin Bishop is quickly...

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Austin Jenckes releases heartfelt song and video for his wife “Never Forget”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder True love is hard to find. It might seem so simple but to truly find someone that is your equal and you get to share your life with reall...

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Kenton Bryant drops another killer new single “Way Back”

  Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder who has a lengthy relationship with whiskey We like to think that there is a common theme to all the songs we like the most. While...

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Josh Gallagher signs distribution deal with Average Joes Entertainment

Special to Raised Rowdy Independent record label HeddenOnUp Entertainment has partnered with Average Joes Entertainment for an exclusive distribution deal and is set to debut its f...

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Ben Johnson & The Road Beers

Backstage with Ben Johnson A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   Ben Johnson & The Road Beers Road Beers: noun So you’re on the way to ...

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Tucker Beathard is ready to tell us all a bigger story (Interview)

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Even at such a young age, Tucker Beathard knows exactly who he is and who he isn’t. That is why when posed with the idea of taking...

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Episode 50- Meghan Patrick

Lesson #1 from this week’s Podcast: No Wine on Sundays in Nashville. Meghan Patrick learned this early and has never looked back. The Canadian dynamo talks about her drive an...

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Priscilla Block drops new single “Thick Thighs”

Cole German – Raised Rowdy Contributor The thing that I love the most about country music is that the songs are authentic and have meaning. I am not in to music that relies s...

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Adam Sanders swings the country music pendulum with “Life I’m Livin'”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Songwriting and being an artist don’t always go hand and hand in Nashville, but oftentimes the best person to sing a song is one of...

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Brinley Addington just hopes you will “Come Back” with his latest single

Chris Yow Raised Rowdy contributor Following up one of 2018’s best projects (in our minds, anyway…) might be a chore for some. For Brinley Addington, though, he simply ...

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Track Premiere Sam Grow’s “Love And Whiskey”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder What more can we say about Sam Grow than we already have. Our dude has a BIG voice, is a killer songwriter, has his own style that he sta...

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Jericho Woods releases their new album ‘One Perfect Sound’ May 3rd

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder The album’s name says is all for the struggle a band sees when trying to make their best record to date.  It’s a long, arduo...

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Backstage with Ben Johnson- The Harder They Fall

A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist   Another One Bites The Dust   Let me paint the picture clearly for you.. Country Boom 2018 (a big countr...

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Josh Phillips acoustic video for “In A Bar Somewhere” gives the song even more emotion

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder in a bar somewhere   We have talked about Josh Phillips’s new single in depth but we thought this version was worth an additi...

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Have you heard Justin Dukes latest single? You definitely need to “Get Around to That”

Katelyn Law Raised Rowdy Contributor Hailing from the small town of Vidalia, Georgia, Justin Dukes made the move to Nashville right after college graduation to share his unique sou...

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Jon Wolfe announces ‘Feels Like Country Music’ due June 14th

Oklahoma born, Texas-based country artist Jon Wolfe announces his Feels Like Country Music EP, due June 14. Produced by Grammy nominated Dave Brainard (Jamey Johnson, Brandy Clark)...

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A review of Erin Enderlin’s new concept EP “Tonight I Don’t Give a Damn” (feature and videos)

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder In my opinion, Erin Enderlin is one of the finest songwriters to grace country music airwaves.  She not only can pen a song that will cr...

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Ray Fulcher’s new single, “Life After Your Leavin'” will help you get over your ex

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder   Nobody has time for a heartache. Specifically at this time of year with the flowers blooming, warm weather creeping in all over th...

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Jason Charles Miller releases a haunting video for his single “Running”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy Founder Jason Charles Miller is known in both the rock and now country world to be edgy and risk taking in his musical selections. The former Go...

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Crawford and Power release their most country song yet “Dancing Alone”

Nick Tressler – Raised Rowdy founder  Country to the core with a 90’s country vibe, “Dancing Alone” is the latest release from one of our absolute favorite...

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Backstage with Ben Johnson- Front Row or Don’t Go

A weekly look in the life of an upcoming country artist   Front Row or Don’t Go Jamie I had been writing that day with another friend, JD Hans. Jamie brought up that Jordan ...

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Top 5 bands to convert your rock loving friends to COUNTRY

Jon Galiotto – Raised Rowdy Contributor   By a show of hands does anyone here “hate” country music? Anybody? Just as I suspected, everyone here loves country...

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An introduction to Lucas Ebert and his country sound

Nick Tressler Raised Rowdy Founder We would like to start the introduction process with you all and one Lucas Ebert.  Lucas caught our ear and eye at some writers rounds around Na...

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Deanie Richardson’s Bluegrass album, Love Hard, Work Hard, Play Hard Is Perfect For Full Moon Summer Nights

  Fiddle extraordinaire, Deanie Richardson is having a career-defining year from being nominated for the Grammy award “Best Bluegrass Album” with female group Sister Sadie...

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Episode 49-Justin Lee

Justin Lee Is a natural entertainer.  You can hear his personality and passion in this week’s episode where he discusses his vision for his music,  learning to co-write and...

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Taylor Ray Holbrook releases his new jam “Way Back When” just in time for windows down season

Chris Yow Raised Rowdy contributor Very few country music artists have ever been really successful as independents. Aaron Watson, Corey Smith and Cody Johnson come to mind to that ...

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Reid Morris releases self-titled debut EP

Bradley Curry – Raised Rowdy Contributor For many high school seniors, spring is the time to celebrate your last few months in your hometown with friends, who you have grown ...

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FIRST LISTEN: Styles Haury releasing working man’s anthem “No Beer Limit”

By Chris Yow The second single release of 2019 for Styles Haury is sure to get listeners ready for summer. “No Beer Limit”, set to release April 22, is a catchy, 90s-country so...

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Backstage With Ben Johnson- Whiskey Jam

A weekly look inside the life of an up and coming country artist Paw Paw For those of you that have had the pleasure of experiencing Whiskey Jam, skip ahead…for those of you ...

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Kassi Ashton’s “Pretty Shiny Things” gives all women a powerful message

Kassi Ashton’s “Pretty Shiny Things” takes us to a place. Kassi’s smooth and sultry voice paired with real life no bullshit lyrics will give you all the goosebumps. The str...

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Acoustic Wednesday: Hunter Girl “We’re Not in Kansas Anymore”

Trey Bonner– Raised Rowdy videographer and contributor Hunter Girl, originally from Winchester, Tennessee, won the 2016 and 2017 NSAI Songwriter Contest where she opened for ...

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Meet Vinnie Paolizzi and watch the video of his new track “Front Seat”

Nick Tressler Raised Rowdy Founder For those that don’t know him, Vinnie Paolizzi is a staple of one of Nashville’s finest writers rounds, Revival 615. If Big Rob tab...

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Hayden Coffman gives us a twangy throwback song “That’s Just Me”

Trey Bonner Raised Rowdy Contributor Hayden Coffman just released his single “That’s Just Me”.  This song has the early 2000’s country twang that we’ve all been miss...

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The Cadillac Three drop new music in signature style with “Crackin’ Cold Ones With The Boys”

Ryan McDonald- Front Row At A Cadillac Show The Cadillac Three are seemingly always on tour.  Rocking venues of all shapes and sizes across the country and the pond while catering...

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Episode 48-Terra Bella

Derek and Nicky T sit down with Joe Costa and Martina Otterbeck Costa the husband and wife duo known as Terra Bella. They talk about their California country roots, day to day live...

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