Tailgate Country

Tailgate Country

Country music's rising stars join Brett, Hunter, and Jessica to talk about life in Nashville, the state of country music, and anything else that crosses their minds. The Tailgate Country podcast serves a platform where artists tell their stories. We bring on artists from all over the US (and even Canada) as well as industry professionals and accomplished songwriters. Weekly interviews arrive every Thursday. For more on the Tailgate Country podcast and our guests, check out tgatecountry.com! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tgatecountry/support

Episodes

July 5, 2022 41 min

Georgia native and emerging singer songwriter Kenny Whitmire joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. Hunter and Kenny talk about how a s semester off from college has benefited Kenny as a singer/songwriter and his brand new single that came out July 1st! Be sure to follow Kenny on social media @kenny_whitmier and follow Tailgate Country on Instagram @tgatecountry and TikTok @tailgatecountrypodcast for some video cont...

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Georgia native and former college golfer turned emerging singer songwriter Eamon Owen joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. Hunter and Eamon talk about his unexpected path to singing and songwriting in Nashville and his upcoming new song, "C.O.U.N.T.R.Y." That comes out June 24th. Be sure to follow Eamon on social media @eamonowenmusic and follow Tailgate Country on Instagram @tgatecountry and TikTok @tailg...

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South Carolina native and emerging Nashville country artist Presley Aaron joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. Hunter and Presley talk about how he combines country and metal to make his own unique version of country music, his latest release, "Asphalt" and the message he got from Kane Brown after the songs release! Be sure to follow Presley on social media @presleyaaronofficial and follow Tailgate Country on Inst...

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Oklahoma's own Corey Kent joins Brett and Jess to talk the wild success of Wild As Her, his selection to play Born & Raised Fest, and how he picks hit songs. Follow Corey on social media @coreykent and stream Wild As Her everywhere you stream music. Also catch him out on the road this summer– tickets and dates available at https://coreykentofficial.com/pages/tour. If you don't already, be sure to follow us on social...
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Cody Cannon, frontman of Whiskey Myers, joins the podcast to talk his upcoming summer tour– which includes Red Rocks– and their upcoming album, Tornillo. Be sure to check the album out, to be released July 29 and catch them out on the road this summer (tickets available at https://www.whiskeymyers.com/tour).

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May 12, 2022 38 min

Dallas, North Carolina native and country artist Daniel Jeffers joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. Hunter and Daniel talk about his new song, "Gettin' By" that comes out on May 20th and his experience opening for Priscilla Block! Be sure to follow Daniel on social media @danieljeffersmusic and follow Tailgate Country on Instagram @tgatecountry and TikTok @tailgatecountrypodcast.

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May 5, 2022 57 min

Des Moines, Iowa native and Nashville country artist Tory Grace joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. Hunter and Tory catch up from the first time she was on the podcast back in January of 2021 (Listen Here https://anchor.fm/tgatecountry/episodes/Tory-Grace-esaodd). They also talk about the new music she has coming soon and some live shows she has coming up! Be sure to follow Tory on social media @tory_grace and follow Tai...

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Warren Zieders joins the show ahead of his new EP, 717 Tapes Vol. 2, out April 22. He shares what his rise that began on TikTok was like, his first-ever gold record, playing at Big Sky Fest, and details on 717 Tapes Vol. 2. Follow Warren on social media @warrenzieders and stream his new EP everywhere April 22.

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Rising Red Dirt star Kaitlin Butts joins the podcast to talk about her upcoming album, What Else Can She Do, how she got into writing murder ballads, and maybe the most amazing story about how she met her husband, Cleto Cordero (Flatland Cavalry). Stream Kaitlin's album wherever you listen to music out April 15 and follow her on social media @kaitlinbutts.

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March 31, 2022 33 min

Breakout songwriter Drew Green joins the podcast to talk his latest single, Good Ol Man, his first touring experience, the Ryman, and much more. Stream Good Ol Man on all streaming platforms and give Drew a follow on socials @drewgreen.

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March 24, 2022 27 min

Texas native and Sony-signed artist Grant Gilbert joins the podcast to talk his latest single, She Goes Home (Dirty Breakup Song), and his early career. Stream Dirty Breakup Song wherever you stream music and follow Grant on social media @grantglibertmusic.

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Rising West Texas star Randall King joins the podcast to talk his Grand Ole Opry debut, his record deal with Warner, and his new album, Shotglass. Stream Shotglass on all music streaming platforms and give Randall a follow on social media @randallkingband.

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March 10, 2022 34 min

Oklahoma native and rising star Josh Meloy joins the show to talk the music business, his Oklahoma roots, and upcoming projects in the works. Check out Josh's new re-released song, Washington Street, on all streaming platforms and follow him on social media @joshmeloymusic.

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March 3, 2022 64 min

Starkville, Mississippi native and Nashville country artist Paxton Peay joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. They talk about his new single, "Missin' Mississippi," his journey to Nashville, and a venue that has been pivotal to his development as an artist. Listen to "Missin' Mississippi" everywhere March 4th!

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February 24, 2022 39 min

Akron, Ohio, native Teddy Robb joins the show to talk his career story, his upcoming EP, and Moonshine Golf. Check out Teddy on social media @teddyrobb and stream his new EP everywhere you listen to music!

Special thank you to Moonshine Golf for helping make this episode of Tailgate Country possible.

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February 10, 2022 35 min

Eastern Tennessee native Josh Kiser joins the show to talk the vulnerability and stories behind his latest release Whiskey Wins as well as his upcoming projects. Stream Whiskey Wins wherever you listen to music and follow Josh on social media @kiserkountry.

WE'RE SPONSORING A WRITER'S ROUND! Come by Live Oak Nashville on Friday, February 11 at 8:00pm to listen to some great music with a release party following. Head ove...

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February 1, 2022 43 min

Mills River, North Carolina native and Nashville country artist Levi Orr joins Hunter from the studio in Nashville. They talk about his journey to Nashville, some shows he's been playing and his new single, "Bigger Fish" that comes out on February 11th. They also discuss Levi's "Bigger Fish" release show that will be held at Live Oak in Nashville on February 11th! 

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January 27, 2022 30 min

Spotify 2022 Artist To Watch nominee Carter Faith joins the podcast to talk her latest EP, Let Love Be Love, and her experience playing a sold out Ryman. Follow Carter on social media @carterfaithofficial and stream Let Love Be Love anywhere you get music.

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January 25, 2022 50 min

Raymond, Mississippi native and Nashville country artist Walker Wilson joins Hunter in studio from Nashville, Tennessee to talk what he's got going on in Nashville, his debut song release, "Little Less Here" and some shows he recently played. Walker plays a cover of Whiskey Myers' "Broken Window Serenade" and his original songs, "Little Less Here" and "Well, Whiskey." "Little Less Here...

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January 20, 2022 48 min

Charlie Muncaster and Gary Stanton of Muscadine Bloodline join the show to talk about their upcoming record Dispatch to 16th Ave.– out Feb. 4. They also talk about the beginnings of the duo, their strategy to success as an independent duo, and new details about upcoming music. Follow the band on social media @muscadinebline and listen to Dispatch to 16th Ave on all streaming platforms.

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