Jenna’s back this week with some Songs You Should Hear, and she has selected songs that span varying aspects of the human experience.
We’ve got fun and heartbreak alike on this week’s compilation, with rock (and similar genres) being the common bond that all of these tunes share. If that sounds like something you’d enjoy, we implore you to do just that below.
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We’re back with another Crowdfunding Spotlight — and this time, we’re taking a turn into the realm of musical theatre.
We had a chance to chat with Wesley King, a singer-songwriter and composer who, together with writing partner Jacob Heinz, is part of the creative force behind Ten Year. Ten Year is a musical which followed the journey of a gay man as he approaches his 10-year high school reunion, while addressing the feelings we all encounter when we come to a crossroads in life.
Hit the button below to donate, and learn more about Ten Year after the jump!
First of all, we’ve been getting a ton of submissions on the form lately! Thank you all for your diligence. We’re looking forward to digging in and getting a lot of this new music featured, one way or another, in the coming weeks.
In fact, we have a few choice cuts for you today, recently submitted by independent artists near and far. And, with a headline like the one on this article, you’re surely curious to hear what’s in store, right?
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Press photo provided by Alex Radus.
Alex Radus will release his long-awaited third album, Tributaries (Recorded Live at Godfrey Daniels), on April 7, 2022. The album is uniquely centric to Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley region; it was recorded live at the legendary Southside Bethlehem listening room, Godfrey Daniels, and will be commemorated with a debut performance at Zoellner Arts Center, on the campus of Lehigh University.
Ty Warner is a performer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and Air Force veteran whose keen perspective and approach to his everyday life embodies the pursuit of excellence. A keen songsmith and global citizen, Ty splits his time between Nashville and Cheyenne, Wyoming, where public service remains at the center of all he does.
Ty joins us today for a conversation about life, the music industry, the joys of creativity, and so much more.
Photo credit: Shannon Earl
People change, circumstances change and, with them, so do friendships. These evolutions can be confusing without proper context, and Ava Earl is here to help us make sense of them with her latest single, “The Roses.”
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You may have noticed that we have a new location for our UMC Fun -N- Games tapings. That location is Real Music Nashville.
What you may not know is that Real Music Nashville founder Mitchell Ray hosts his own podcast, and we’re excited to share episodes with you as they are released!
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Hey… remember when we used to create simply for the joy of creating?
There are countless ways to express and feel love. 17-year-old songwriter Jackie Therrien took that notion as a challenge.
As you may be able to tell from this week’s UMC20 lineup, we’re more than a little excited for some of our upcoming shows.
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