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Sunday Conversation: Dee Jay Silver

dee_jay_silver_logo46Dee Jay Silver is the only DJ with a Nashville recording contract. That being said he’s regarded as the top live DJs not only in country music but in music in general. His ability to connect with the audience and give them exactly what they want to hear is what separates him from the rest. As he’s fine tuned his skills he’s expanded his outputs. This past year, while on tour with Brad Paisley, Silver was brought up on back to do a back and forth as a main part of Brad’s set. Additionally he launched a syndicated radio show and podcast called Country Club. The weekly program features Silver mixing some of the hottest songs in country music just the way you want to hear them.

We caught up with Silver and chatted about how he got his start, one crazy night at Fenway Park with Jason Aldean, and much more!

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Sunday Conversation: Dallas Smith

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Dallas Smith might be new to country music, but he’s certainly not new to music. After ten years as the lead singer of the rock group Default, Smith transitioned into a country music. The genre was becoming exactly what he loved – lots of guitar based high energy anthems that allowed him to really connect. After making a trip down to Nashville in 2009 with Joey Moi (Producer Florida Georgia Line & Jake Owen), Smith began working on his debut country album.

Since then he has become a staple in Canadian country music with five straight top ten hits. His debut U.S. single “Tippin’ Point” reached the peak position on SiriusXM The Highway Hot 45 countdown and has gone on to sell over a hundred thousand copies worldwide. He recently completed work on his third EP Lifted which hits iTunes tomorrow and includes “Wastin’ Gas” a song that Music Row called “terrifically exciting.”

We caught up with Dallas Smith this week to talk about his shift from rock to country, life on the road with Florida Georgia Line, and of course his new EP Lifted. 

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Sunday Conversation: Craig Campbell

Craig CampbellCraig Campbell will perform in New England at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Wednesday night. When asked if he’s surprised with the amount of country music fans up North he answered, “I wasn’t surprised. I actually have several friends from up in New England and one friend was always telling me how country music is big and that there’s lots of country fans up your way.”

With two albums, and three top twenty singles under his belt everything was looking up for Craig until his record label suddenly closed back in May of this year. He hasn’t let that stop him though. His most recent single, “Keep Them Kisses Comin'” was the biggest hit of his career and he recently partnered up to fight colon cancer. We caught up with Craig before the show to talk about what’s been a very eventful past twelve months.

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Sunday Conversation: Chase Bryant

Chase BryantAt just twenty-two years of age, Chase Bryant is one of the youngest and brightest young stars in country music. From a young age the Texas native has always dreamed of being able to play music for a living. Now with his debut single “Take It On Back” (Check out the premiere video for his debut single here!) gaining popularity on country radio and his self-titled EP continuing to turn heads in and around Nashville he’s well on his way. As a member of the Let it Ride Tour with Brantley Gilbert and Tyler Farr, he’s been able to showcase his skills on a bigger stage. Whether he’s shredding on guitar or effortlessly singing his way through his own songs Chase Bryant is truly a special talent. We took some time to talk with him about his journey from bars to the big stage and what to expect from his debut album.

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Sunday Conversation: Tim Hicks

Dustin Rabin Photography, Tim HicksFor some people the rise to the top is fast and easy. For others it’s a tedious process that involves many late nights in bars playing for nothing but free beer and peanuts. However, as you’re playing for free you begin to appreciate your place, appreciate the process. So that when the day comes that you’re given an opportunity you seize it. For Canadian Tim Hicks’ he certainly made the most of his chance. At 35 Hicks’ is finally garnering the national prominence he so greatly deserves. He recently won the CCMA Award (US equivalent of the CMA Awards) for Rising Star. You can request his single “Here Comes the Thunder” now on SiriusXM or your local radio stations.

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