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

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October 21, 2021 35 min

North Texas native Jenna Paulette joins the podcast to talk about her latest single Pretty Ugly (including the music video), her upcoming single Bless Her Heart, and the Step Up initiative. Check Jenna out on all social media @jennapaulette and wherever you stream music.

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Tulsa native Braden Jamison returns to the show to talk his new EP Hardwood Heartache. Stream Hardwood Heartache everywhere you listen to music and check out Braden on all social media @braden_jamison. Also, stick around to the end of the episode for a George Strait songs draft!

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October 7, 2021 45 min

North Carolina native James Tucker joins the podcast to talk his journey as an artist and his latest single, Take Me As I Am. Check James out on all social media platforms @jamestuckermusic and on TikTok @jamestuckermusic1. Be sure to stream Take Me As I Am anywhere you stream music.

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September 30, 2021 41 min

EPISODE 100! We wanted this one to be a special interview, so we went and got Texas rising superstar Kolby Cooper. He talks his original career path, writing great breakup songs, and his latest EP, Boy From Anderson County. If you're not already following Kolby and listening to his music, what are you even doing?

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September 23, 2021 38 min

Jen and Trey of Smithfield join the podcast to talk the dynamics of their duo and their latest EP New Town. Check them out on social media @smithfieldmusic and New Town wherever you stream music!

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September 16, 2021 30 min

One of Nashville's most prolific songwriters and artist Ray Fulcher joins the podcast to talk songwriting; his mental health initiative Pretty Good Ball; and his upcoming EP, Larkin Hill Mixes. Check out his latest song Girl In It and the EP everywhere you stream music. Also consider contributing to Pretty Good Ball to help raise funds musicians can use to address mental health at prettygoodball.com.

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September 9, 2021 38 min

Nashville artist and Dallas native Colton Venner joins the podcast to talk his journey, Texas, and his upcoming EP, Game Ball, due in November. Check Colton out on social media @coltonvennermusic and be sure to stream his latest single, Sundance Square, on all streaming platforms.

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September 2, 2021 34 min

California native and Nashville up-and-comer Jared Hovis joins the show and takes us through his journey as an artist so far. Follow Jared on social media @jaredhovismusic and check out his newest single, Rather Leave Loving You everywhere you stream music!

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August 26, 2021 32 min

Warner Nashville artist and 3x chart-topper Michael Ray joins the podcast to talk his newest EP, Higher Education. Go stream the EP on all streaming platforms, out August 27!

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August 19, 2021 31 min

Warner Nashville recording artist Tyler Braden joins the show to talk his latest single, Ways To Miss You, and his golf benefit in Nashville on October 25. Check Tyler out on social media @tylerbradenmusic and stream his new song everywhere.

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August 12, 2021 36 min

Rising superstar Ashley Cooke joins the show to talk her latest song Good Goodbye featuring Jimmie Allen. We also chat with her about her upcoming EP, founding the 615 House, and what her journey through Nashville has been like so far. Be sure to check out Good Goodbye on all streaming platforms and follow Ashley on social media @theashleycooke.

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Parker McCollum released his third album Gold Chain Cowboy on July 30. Brett and Hunter review the tracks, how it stacks up to Parker McCollum's other work, and what tracks we believe have the potential to climb charts.

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August 5, 2021 51 min

Ahead of his new album release, Bad Case Of The Good Ole Boy, Jordan Rowe joins the podcast. He breaks down the album track-by-track, including Mama Ain't Jesus– a song featuring Lainey Wilson. Be sure to stream his album on all streaming platforms and follow Jordan on social media @jordanrowemusic.

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July 29, 2021 43 min

Texas Male Vocalist of the Year Curtis Grimes joins the show to talk his new self-titled album, Curtis Grimes. Check out his ministry, Ten Finger Ministry at tenfingerministry.com and find his music on all streaming platforms.

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July 22, 2021 39 min

Alabama native Dustin Herring joins Brett and Hunter to talk about his journey as a songwriter and musician as well as his newest releases. Find Dustin on all music streaming platforms and on social media @dustinherringmusic.

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July 15, 2021 21 min

Nashville recording artist Adam Sanders stops by the show to talk about his latest album release, What If I'm Right and how he reacted to crossing 100M streams of his music. Check out Adam's album anywhere you stream music and on social media @adamsanders.

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July 8, 2021 34 min

Indiana native Dylan Raymond joins the show to talk his upcoming song "More Than A Tailgate" along with what it's like to play country music throughout the Midwest. Find Dylan on all social media @dylanraymondmusic and stream his new song out Friday on all streaming platforms!

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July 1, 2021 33 min

Connecticut native Jake Bleau joins the podcast this week ahead of the release of his rowdy new single “I’m Gonna Drink.” We talk about what it took to release that song, some of the gigs he’s playing around Nashville and his favorite co-writers. Check out Jake on social media @jakebleaumusic and on all music streaming platforms.

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June 17, 2021 36 min

South Carolina native Margaret Haynie talks about her viral TikTok-turned-single Girl Before The Girlfriend and getting acclimated in Nashville. Follow Margaret on Instagram @marghaynie and TikTik @marghayniemusic and be sure to stream her new single on all streaming platforms. 

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June 10, 2021 46 min

Nashville songwriter and Broadway regular Clayton Mann joins the podcast to talk his everyday life, why he'll be known as "Frog Guy" and the day Broadway shut down. Follow Clayton on social media @claytonmannmusic and check him out on all streaming platforms.

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