Dakota Danielle finds comfort in sharing her debut single One Church with her peers. Surrounded by music as a child, it became obvious to Dakota that singing would give her a fresh start in life. In high school Dakota then learned how to play the guitar and hasn’t looked back since. Inspired by artists ranging from Dolly Parton to Chris Stapleton, Dakota’s music is relatable as well as fun to sing along to.
This past March Dakota released her debut single One Church. With a nostalgic feel, One Church is the perfect introduction to who Dakota is as an artist. Wanting to connect with her audience, Dakota prefers intimate shows however she couldn’t contain her excitement about performing at this year’s CMA Fest.
Now working on another single to be released in August, Dakota is committed to expressing how she feels with the world. For now you’ll find Dakota’s music on all streaming platforms and on social media at @DDanielleMusic.
Discover who you’re destined to be after hearing Liv Austen’s new single Window Shopping available July 20th. Knowing music had a big impact on her childhood, Liv set out to write songs that would become the “soundtrack to other people’s lives” as well as her own. Falling in love with country music for it's honesty and straightforwardness, Liv’s music expresses the themes of self love, embracing failure, and forgiveness.
Liv’s new single Window Shopping reflects on society’s focus on looks, encouraging her listeners to get to know someone before making a judgement about their character based on stereotypes.
Having performed at festivals and C2C Fest in the past, Liv wants to continue sharing her music with the world. Liv also wants to pursue acting as another way to entertain.
Stay up to date with all of Liv’s adventures by following her on Twitter and Instagram at @LivAusten and on her website at www.livausten.com and listen to Window Shopping on all streaming platforms now.
Artist Marisa Ray may bend, but she won’t break after the successful release of her debut EP Bent Not Broken. Originally from a town on the state line of Iowa and Nebraska, it was clear to Marisa’s mother that her daughter wasn’t able to flourish where they were located and she moved the family to Nashville. There Marisa was able to collaborate with fellow singer-songwriters, but it wasn’t until she attended college at Belmont University when she found her sound.
Writing songs to encourage her listeners to be their best selves, Marisa’s debut EP will leave you inspired. The title track, Bent Not Broken, reminds listeners to accept that you may fail along the way while encouraging a comeback.
To promote the EP’s release Marisa will be performing in the Nashville area. Eventually she hopes to schedule a radio tour and even take to the Grand Ole Opry stage.
You can find Marisa’s full EP on all platforms and follow her socials at @singermarisaray.
From the day she was born Montana Modderman was destined to become a singer. Often performing for her parents in their living room as a child, Montana found it easy to take to the stage for her very first time. By the age of 13, Montana began to to play the guitar and write songs of her own. With Shania Twain, Tim McGraw, and Taylor Swift as her idols, Montana wasn’t afraid to write from a place of honesty.
In fact the majority of Montana's music reflects personal experiences. On July 27th Montana plans to release a new single Didn’t Mean To, which talks about how she was blindsided in a relationship. Following the song’s release, Montana is booking shows for the fall and plans to make the move to Nashville.
Stay tuned for what’s to come for Montana by following her on her socials at @montanaeileen.
With music as a form of therapy, Savannah Smith can’t stop singing. Beginning as a dancer, music has always moved Savannah. Choosing to pursue a career in music while in high school, Savannah is currently attending the Berklee School of Music.
With the year to write, Savannah has released her new single Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. A sarcastic track which reflects on her own and her friend’s experiences being in a relationship, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will speak to anyone who’s experienced a breakup. Following the single’s release, Savannah plans to finish her debut EP.
Performing in smaller venues Savannah enjoys the ability to perform to an intimate audience. Eventually Savannah wants to make the move to Nashville and perform at the Grand Ole Opry as well as other popular venues in the area.
For now follow Savannah on social media at @definitelynotsavannah and on her website at www.savannahsmithofficialmusic.com for more information to come.
Former American Idol contestant Sarah Ross returns with the release of her EP Nervous Breakdown coming July 20th. Originally from a small town in New Jersey, Sarah has always enjoyed the southern lifestyle. By the age of 17 Sarah followed passion and auditioned for American Idol. Making it through to Hollywood, Sarah signed with a label and began writing her own music.
Writing songs which reflect her own day by day interactions, Sarah’s music is relatable and often conveys a story. Her upcoming EP Nervous Breakdown features five tracks written by Sarah herself, however the title track was written by Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Trevor Rosen. The final track on the EP, All I Want to Know, was co-written with her ex-boyfriend and speaks about opening up with someone in a relationship.
To promote the EP’s release Sarah is preparing to film a music video for nervous breakdown and reach out to radio stations across the nation.
Stay tuned for the release of Nervous Breakdown coming July 20th and follow Sarah on social media @SarahRossMusic or on her website at sarahrossmusic.com.
I am currently a student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles as a marketing major. Upon realizing that I wanted to change the way people perceive country music and to help women have a voice, I began The Women of Country in 2015 promoting new female artists and sharing their stories with the world. You can find me via Instagram @nicolemmarchesi or contact me via email at email@example.com