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Although Dan Cimaglio has been a musician a large part of his life, it’s only been in recent years that he began to pursue it professionally. This Chicago native moved away for a while when his wife’s job relocated. While in Oregon, and then Vermont, Dan began collecting bits and pieces of original song material. Eventually, they returned home to ...

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Borrowed Stars

Rik Ferrell has been gigging music most of his life. Not long ago, he was with the Road House Clams from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Rik’s latest project though, after a move to the sunny coast of Florida, is Rik Ferrell and the Borrowed Stars. His new single, “Well I Never,” from the upcoming six-track EP, Ugly Babies, is ...

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Philadelphia’s Kenny Curcio

Philadelphia, PA singer songwriter Kenny Curcio’s life changed forever when his dad gave him a guitar for a Christmas present. “When I was 12 years old my father bought me a guitar,” Kenny said. “He was sick at the time, and a few months after that Christmas he unfortunately passed away. The guitar was the last gift I received from ...

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Rae Leigh Makes Career Debut

Australian artist Rae Leigh recently transposed nearly a life time of timid songwriting into a powerful break-out career, as she discovered the joy and courage in sharing her talent as a strong singer and songwriter with the world around her. Rae said she was just six years old when she found the piano. “My sister, who is nine years older ...

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Songwriter Jeremy Parsons

Jeremy Parsons grew up in San Antonio, Texas surrounded by the rich Texas music heritage. But he was more interested in sports until late in high school when he and a coach came to an impasse. “I do things because I enjoy doing them, and it was obvious sports weren’t going to be my thing anymore, so I began to ...

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Another Way To Play The Piano

Virginia Beach, Virginia musician, David Arn, has been awarded three film festival awards for three different music videos that he’s created from the three different albums he’s released so far in his musical career. His music has been featured on NPR and the BBC, and one of his songs was actually featured on Delta airlines music on their commercial flights. ...

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Music Career In Reverse

Kansas City, Missouri is home for musician, Bill Abernathy. Like many, Bill started playing music and writing songs in his early teens, and played music through his high school and early adult years before adulting stepped in and put music on the sideline. As life does to folks, Bill became a family man and had a business career. But on ...

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World premiere video: Ten Penny Gypsy’s “Making Headway”

Check out the world premiere video of the latest single, “Making Headway,” from five-time CMA Award nominees, Ten Penny Gypsy right here! Watch video here! It’s from their latest album, Fugitive Heart. The iTunes Chart-Toppers from Little Rock, AR have enjoyed more than 50K Spotify streams following the success of their single and video for, “Your True You.” Shot in December ...

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Australian Singer Vanessa Delaine

New Zealand born Vanessa Delaine is an Australian musician who’s music ranges between Country, Blues, and Roots effortlessly, entertaining audiences with her beautiful voice and clever songs. Her dad was a professional singer, so she grew up with music always around her. And although her dad retired shortly after she was born, she said; “That didn’t stop him from singing ...

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Guitar Player of the Year, Jake Workman

Growing up Out West in Utah, Jake Workman never expected, much less aimed to be, an internationally recognized musician. Yet today he’s held the coveted lead guitar position with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder for half a decade and recently snagged the International Bluegrass Music Assocation’s 2020 Guitar Player of the Year award, a rarity for a first-time nominee in ...

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