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    Mark Taylor – Top Golf

    Mark Taylor – Top Golf

    I had a chance to spend some time with country artist and songwriter Mark Taylor at Top Golf, Nashville. We talked about his new music and video, collaborating with songwriters and other artists like Whey Jennings, plus we had the Top Golf experience where I lost...

    Ep 109 – Williams Honor at Jersey Oven

    Ep 109 – Williams Honor at Jersey Oven

    Gordon Brown and Reagan Richards of Williams Honor join me at Jersey Oven in Mt. Juliet, TN to sample traditional Jersey grub! They tell the story of opening for Bon Jovi at Madison Square Garden with a memorable entrance, plus new music, a European tour and making...

    CMA FEST 2023 – BRETT KISSEL & JAY ALLEN

    CMA FEST 2023 – BRETT KISSEL & JAY ALLEN

    The CMA nominations are out, so we are going back to the beginning of summer to the CMA Fest for a few interviews. I meet up with Canadian artist, Brett Kissel at the Wildhorse Saloon and former The Voice contestant, Jay Allen! Sue Bonzell  00:03 It's the open country...

    Meet Country Artist Robby Johnson

    Meet Country Artist Robby Johnson

    Sue Bonzell  0:09   He has had some really big success with his music in the country genre. And he has a new single and a new video called June in July. It is Robbie Johnson. Hello. Robby Johnson  0:20   Hello, Sue. Thanks for having me here. It's great. Sue Bonzell ...

    Meet Country Artist Mae Estes

    Meet Country Artist Mae Estes

    100TH EPISODE! With Country Artist, Mae Estes [SEASON FINALE] It is time to celebrate ya'll! It's Up N Country's 100th Episode and our Season Finale!! Mae Estes joins us to talk about her Grand Ole Opry debut, her love of Keith Whitley and bell bottoms!   Sue...

    Meet Country Artist Erin Kinsey

    Meet Country Artist Erin Kinsey

    Erin Kinsey Talks C2C, Touring with Dylan Scott & Breast Cancer Fundraising [Interview 2023] Erin Kinsey joins us to talk about performing at C2C in London, touring with Dylan Scott and her involvement with fundraising for Breast Cancer with her song called...

    Meet Country Artist Robyn Ottolini

    Meet Country Artist Robyn Ottolini

    Meet Country Rebel Robyn Ottolini She is a bit of a country rebel and going on tour with a a country legend that you migh consider a rebel as well - Shania Twain! We discuss her music being less about being "anti-men" but more about self love, resonating in the song...

    Meet Steel Skarecrow

    Meet Steel Skarecrow

    He's Got Liquid Courage! Meet Kurt Shobe of Steel Skarecrow I met up with Steel Skarecrow front man Kurt Shobe to chat about the band's "Dance Hall Revival" style and high energy performances. Check out Kurt's high energy acoustic performance of Liquid Courage!   Sue...

    Meet Tigirlily Gold

    Meet Tigirlily Gold

    Tigirlily's Hit Song "Shoot Tequila" Takes the World by Storm Tigirlily, the country duo comprised of sisters Kendra and Krista Slaubaugh, have been making waves in the music industry with their hit song "Shoot Tequila." The song, which was co-written with Kevin...

    Meet Liddy Clark

    Meet Liddy Clark

    Liddy Clark has a "Need for Speed," a new album out, plus she has shared the stage with Chris Stapleton, Jake Owen, Josh Turner, Scotty McCreery and many more!  Liddy Clark So literally I'm just like yeah, I'm going to be better next time it's going to be only to two...

    Meet Songwriter Kirsti Manna

    Meet Songwriter Kirsti Manna

    Blake Shelton's Breakout Hit "Austin" was Written by Kirsti Manna - Songwriter Interview She was the songwriter for Blake Shelton's breakout hit "Austin." Hear the story about how it was written and more behind the scenes in the country music business. Sue BonzellShe...

    Meet Country Artist David Tucker

    Meet Country Artist David Tucker

    Sue Bonzell   He is a rising country artist here in Nashville with a very incredible story about his career. I'm excited that David Tucker is here. Welcome, David. David Tucker   Thank you for having me. I'm super excited to be here. Sue Bonzell   Great. I'm glad that...

    Meet The Hobbs Sisters

    Meet The Hobbs Sisters

    Sue BonzellThey have opened up for Lady a Brett Eldridge and Russell Dickerson just to name a few. And we're doing a little bit of a double take today. The Hobbs sisters are here in the upper country studios. Welcome ladies. Lauren HobbsThank you so much for having...

    Meet Taryn Papa – Season 19 The Voice

    Meet Taryn Papa – Season 19 The Voice

    Taryn Papa - Appearing on the "Pandemic" Season 19 of The Voice She was a contestant on The Voice season 19 on Team Blake, making it to the Top 17! She tells us about her experience on the voice which was the season conducted during 2020 of the pandemic. Taryn is also...

    Meet Country Artist Angie Rey

    Meet Country Artist Angie Rey

    Swimming With Barracudas - Interview with Angie Rey [Country Artist 2023] My interview with Angie Rey was quite and ADVENTURE! We talked about swimming with barracudas, her Duck Funnel experience, shark fishing, of course her music and experience on American Idol and...

    Winners Announced for the UNC Awards!

    Winners Announced for the UNC Awards!

    The voting was fast and furious in the month of January with thousands of votes cast. And we now have winners! Congratulations to all of the nominees who have been a part of the Up N Country Show and for everyone who voted! Here are the finalists and the winners! Sue...

    Meet Country Artist Caitlyn Smith

    Meet Country Artist Caitlyn Smith

    High's & Low's - Caitlyn Smith Interview [Country Artist - 2023] This firecracker singer/songwriter has written songs for Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Meghan Trainor, Rascall Flatts and Miley Cyrus and has embarked on her solo career and is now setting Nashville on...

    Meet Country Artist Hayley Payne

    Meet Country Artist Hayley Payne

    Hayley Payne is Always Runnin' Late - Interview [Country Artist] 2023 She has shared the stage with country legends Lee Ann Womack, Pam Tillis, Teri Clark and Suzy Bogguss and is chasing the dream from Kentucky to Nashville. She is a natural performer and her acting...

    Meet Country Artist Adam Warner

    Meet Country Artist Adam Warner

    Adam Warner's Trace Adkins Connection - Interview with Adam Warner [Country Artist] 2023 He was once asked if Trace Adkins was his dad.....no he's not, but there is a connection to Trace Adkins in the form of music! Adam Warner went from the farm to the Marines to...

    Meet Country Artist Greg Pratt

    Meet Country Artist Greg Pratt

    A Puppy & Tequila - Interview with Greg Pratt (Country Artists) [2023] A couple of "firsts" at the Up N Country studio in Nashville - a puppy and tequila shots! Country artist Greg Pratt shared both with me as we chatted about his new song "Somebody Tell Memphis"...

    Meet Country Artist Teddy Robb

    Meet Country Artist Teddy Robb

    Teddy Robb Interview - From Football to Country Music Thank goodness his football career didn't work out and he chose country music! After years of playing in Nashville Honky Tonk's, Teddy Robb sealed the deal with Monument Records in 2018. He has opened for Luke...

    Meet Country Artist Tayler Holder

    Meet Country Artist Tayler Holder

    Meet Tik Tok Sensation Tayler Holder He is a Tik Tok and social media sensation who began in the pop realm. Tayler Holder is now making country music. Working with more than 20 million followers on Tik Tok and 5.7 million followers on Instagram, he's promoting his new...

    Meet Country Artist Chase Mitchell

    Meet Country Artist Chase Mitchell

    Former 90s Boy Band Member Chase Mitchell Interview Chase Mitchell was the youngest member of the boy band "Lucky," opening for groups such as Destiny's Child and Outkast and a regular act on Radio Disney. He made the switch to country and hasn't looked back, sharing...

    Meet Country Artist Sam Grow

    Meet Country Artist Sam Grow

    Sam Grow Interview - Bonfires & Backyards + Deadliest Catch Sam Grow joins me in the Up N Country studios in Nashville where we talk about his new album, "Manchester," his Backyards & Bonfires Tour and his dream of being on the Deadliest Catch! Sue Bonzell ...

    Meet Country Artist Jake Hoot

    Meet Country Artist Jake Hoot

    Jake Hoot Winner of the Voice In the Up N Country Studio! Season 17 Winner of NBCs The Voice, Jake Hoot joins me in the Up N Country Studio to chat about his on television experience, singing with Kelly Clarkson, his Grand Ole Opry debut plus "Baking With Jake" and a...

    Meet Country Artist Tiffany Woys

    Meet Country Artist Tiffany Woys

    A Country Artist to Watch - Meet Tiffany Woys Tiffany Woys has been named a CMT Next Up Now, Taste of Country Artist To Watch, and Country Now "Country Next." Her new single, "I Don't Want You Back" follows the heartbreaking story of her older sister, who's fiance...

    Meet Country Artist Jordana Bryant

    Meet Country Artist Jordana Bryant

    https://youtu.be/_m3TSb_T5P8 Christmas Lover & Country Artist Jordana Bryant Interview & Performance She just graduated from high school in June and has garnered over 15 million combined views online and over 1 million streams on Spotify alone with just a...

    Meet Country Artist Casi Joy

    Meet Country Artist Casi Joy

    An Interview with Casi Joy and The Best Blind Audition on The Voice She turned 4 chairs on NBCs The Voice, securing a spot on Team Blake! Rolling Stone said she had one of the top 10 best blind auditions of all time - a testament to the hard work and dedication of...

    Meet Country Artist Maddie Rean

    Meet Country Artist Maddie Rean

    Whiskey & Women: Meet Country Artist Maddie Rean She just moved to Nashville from South Carolina to jumpstart an already successful music career. Her song "Whiskey & Women" went viral on TikTok and she has since been adding more new songs to her collection....

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