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Southern Fellow Presents
Artist Family Showcase
November 13, 2021
Cabana Taps
6:00pm-9:45pm
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The Artists

Bailey James Interview Post
Bailey James

Bailey James is lighting up Music City with her sophisticated soulful country music. Currently charting on BILLBOARD with her new single “Finally Free”, Bailey is poised to breakout this year. It is hard to fathom that at 18 years of age, Bailey James can bring a crowd to their knees. Much like Patsy Cline she can hypnotise you with her incredible vocal styling and bluesy riffs. Her swiftly growing audience celebrates her fresh musical adaptation that is well beyond her years. including country roots infused with blues, rock-n-roll and soul.

One of the hardest working young ladies in the music industry with 16 singles and an ep during her six year tenor in Nashville. all released since turning 12 years old. She has laid it down at the legendary Bluebird Cafe, Douglas Corner, The Listening Room, Wildhorse Saloon and has been featured at WSM, home of the Grand Ole Opry Radio Station.

A multi-genre vocalist, guitarist and songwriter with over 250,000 fans across her social media platforms, Bailey had her current single recently named “Opry Circle Release of the Week.” Bailey, a radio road warrior, has charted numerous times on Music Row’s Country Breakout Chart, including a top 40. She is also a Golden Ticket alum of American Idol 2019. Bailey has the honor of being a member of the Song Suffragettes, an all-female country music singer-songwriter weekly showcase in Nashville.

In addition, this rising country songstress and social media sensation was appointed as the first National Youth Advocate for The Jason Foundation. She is dedicated to raising awareness for suicide prevention through education and empowerment on behalf of this important non-profit organization both in her live shows and across her social media. This honor places Bailey alongside longtime Jason Foundation musical ambassadors, Rascal Flatts and the late Charlie Daniels. She has her feet firmly planted in the country music community.

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Taylor Teasley

TAYLOR TEASLEY IS A COUNTRY ARTIST LIVING IN A SMALL SUBURBAN AREA IN SOUTHERN  CALIFORNIA. MUSIC HAS BEEN A PART OF HER LIFE SINCE SHE WAS 4 YEARS OLD STARTING OUT WITH PIANO LESSONS WITH INHERITING A BACKGROUND OF BLUEGRASS MUSICIANS ON HER FATHER’S SIDE IN GEORGIA. WITH ALWAYS BEING APART OF SOMETHING AT A YOUNG AGE SUCH AS MODELING, ACTING, SPORTS, AND MUSIC, SHE ALWAYS KNEW MUSIC HAD A SPECIAL PLACE IN HER HEART AND EVENTUALLY SHE WOULD HAVE TO CHOOSE HER PASSION. SHE STARTED TEACHING HERSELF HOW TO PLAY GUITAR AND SING WHEN SHE WAS 13 YEARS OLD AND HAS CONTINUED WITH IT EVER SINCE. TAYLOR EARNED A CERTIFICATION IN AUDIO ENGINEERING AND A BA IN MUSIC INDUSTRY STUDIES TO HELP HER LEARN ABOUT THE BUSINESS.

TAYLOR TEASLEY HAS PLAYED OVER 150 SHOWS FROM WINE BARS, RESTAURANTS, PRIVATE PARTIES, WEDDINGS, FESTIVALS, AND SINCE COVID, SHE HAS DONE WEEKLY LIVE STREAMS, AND VIRTUAL Q&AS TO KEEP CONNECTING WITH HER FANS. TAYLOR IS PASSIONATE ABOUT HER MUSIC AND ALWAYS HOPES TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER BY LOOKING FOR WAYS TO GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY. TAYLOR’S COMBINATION OF RASPY COUNTRY VOCALS, TO HER SONG SELECTION WITH HER FINGERPICKING PLAYING STYLE, MAKES HER ONE TO WATCH!

Macey Mac
Macey Mac

Mississippi born and southern raised, Macey Mac started singing at age 6 and was performing to large audiences on stage at age 11 with her first mentor, Gypsy Carns. “I was blessed to have Gypsy Carns as my first mentor, and as a duo we recorded my first album,” Macey says. Along with traditional and modern Country music, the Blues, Rock and Gospel genres have each influenced her unique style. Her inspirations include Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, Janis Joplin, Elvis Presley, Elle King and Brothers Osborne. The singer continues to hone her bluesy, soulful sound between frequent trips and performances. With hundreds of performances and radio interviews throughout the country, Macey has shared the stage with singing greats Hank Williams Jr., Clint Black, Trace Adkins, Gretchen Wilson and many more. Other special events include performances at the House of Blues, Orange Blossom Opry and singing the national anthem at MLB’s Tampa Bay Rays, NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers.

Molly Lovette
Honest heartfelt lyrics and an unyielding passion to create real music makes up the vibrant country artist that is Molly Lovette. bWith numerous releases under her belt including her latest “Hey Hey,” over quarter of a million combined streams just on Spotify, numerous TV appearances, radio placement, music videos airing on The Country Network and a Forbes feature already under her belt, this breakout country sweetheart is well on her way to take the world by storm and win the hearts of country listeners everywhere. 
 
This St. Louis native has combined her childhood love of country music with her talent for writing relatable lyrics to create a mature and refreshing sound within the country genre. With musical influences including Taylor Swift, Maren Morris, and Carrie Underwood, Molly aspires to embody the beauty, power and grace her idols have so effortlessly portrayed to their fans. With her natural gift for writing real and raw lyrics, a supportive team behind her, and the confidence to put her all into her music, Molly is ready to take the world by storm and win the hearts of country listeners everywhere. Growing up in a household where music was always playing, Molly took piano lessons at a young age and in high school was taught how to play the guitar by her dad. It turns out, learning guitar was the inspiration she needed to start writing her own music and she hasn’t stopped since. 
Andrea Vasquez
Following the passion of her last single Bed You Made, which caught the attention of CMT and added the music video to the song to their playlist rotation online, Andrea unveiled a vulnerable and heart-tugging new single Used To which is currently getting great momentum on Spotify playlists. Powerhouse vocals and unstoppable attitude combine in the petite package that is Andrea Vasquez. 
 
The California-Virginia native has blended her love of modern country and Latin-American roots to create a refreshing sound within the genre. Inspired by the likes of Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain, and The Chicks, Andrea has been crafting her unique sound since she was little. Born in L.A. to an extremely musical family, she started playing violin, piano and guitar at a young age which inspired her to also begin writing her own songs. A move back to California would become the catalyst to pursuing music. After finishing school, Andrea packed up for Nashville to realize her dream of a career in country music. In Nashville, she released her first single Sugar Coat It which surpassed 114k streams on Spotify and took Andrea on her first radio tour. From there, Andrea released another single Runnin’ Wild which achieved major success by receiving placement on Spotify’s New Music Nashville Playlist. Her last release Bed You Made received great feedback and praise, while catching the attention of CMT and adding it to their online playlist rotation. With a growing name in Music City, Andrea has played notable venues and shows in Nashville including Whiskey Jam, The Listening Room, etc. With her undeniable stage presence and songs that match mainstream major quality, Andrea is quickly establishing herself within country music as one to watch.
Steel Ivory
Steel Ivory

Steel Ivory is a pop-country singer-songwriter duo based out of Nashville, Tennessee. The sisters, Kayleigh & Kristin are known for their harmony-driven powerhouse vocals, relatable original songs, and catchy melodies. They have opened for several national acts including Scotty McCreery, Tyler Farr, Abby Anderson, and Richie McDonald from Lonestar. The girls continue to make fans and friends all over playing covers and original songs at fairs, festivals, and legendary country music venues such as The Bluebird Cafe, The Listening Room Cafe, The Commodore Grille, and many more.

​The two sisters formed Steel Ivory with just their voices and acoustic guitars playing cover songs around local venues and events in their hometown of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Growing up music was always around them due to their father being a full time musician. He taught the girls to play the piano at a young age and bought them their first guitars at ages fifteen and seventeen. Kayleigh and Kristin also participated in their school choirs and performing arts program throughout high school.

​After they graduated, the ladies performed wherever they could and began writing their own songs. They completely fell in love with songwriting and decided in August of 2017 to uproot and move to Nashville, Tennessee to chase their dreams. As soon as they moved they hit the ground running, spending most of their time in the writing room co-writing songs on Music Row and playing live shows all over at fairs, festivals, parties, showcases, songwriter rounds, and other venues.

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Brenley Addington

KINGSPORT, TN NATIVE, BRINLEY ADDINGTON FOUND HIS PASSION FOR COUNTRY MUSIC LONG BEFORE HE CAN EVEN REMEMBER. AT THE YOUNG AGE OF THREE, BRINLEY FOUND HIMSELF ON HIS PARENT’S COFFEE TABLE PRETENDING HE WAS PERFORMING AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY AND HAD HIS FIRST EXPERIENCE IN FRONT OF A CROWD AT HIS FOURTH GRADE TALENT SHOW. BRINLEY HAS CONTINUED TO MAKE HIS NAME AS BOTH A PERFORMER AND AS A SONGWRITER. SIGNED WITH HORIPRO ENTERTAINMENT, HE PENNED TYLER FARR’S LATEST SINGLE, “I SHOULD GO TO CHURCH SOMETIME.” INFLUENCED BY SUNDAY MORNING HYMNS AND CLASSIC COUNTRY VOICES LIKE ALAN JACKSON, RANDY TRAVIS AND GEORGE STRAIT, BRINLEY HAS BUILT HIS SOUND TO REFLECT TRADITION WHILE EMBRACING THE BEST ATTRIBUTES OF MODERN COUNTRY MUSIC. BEGINNING IN 2007, BRINLEY HAS HAD THE HONOR OF OPENING SHOWS FOR MANY OF TODAY’S MAJOR COUNTRY ARTISTS INCLUDING FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, THOMAS RHETT, JON PARDI, AND CHRIS YOUNG. ADDITIONALLY, HE’S OPENED SHOWS FOR NOTABLE CLASSIC COUNTRY STARS MARTY STUART AND RONNIE MILSAP AS WELL AS FOR POPULAR ROCK MUSICIAN, GAVIN DEGRAW.

Dakota Danielle Southern Fellow
Dakota Danielle

THERE IS NOTHING TALLER THAN A SMALL TOWN GIRL WHO COMES TO CHANGE THE WORLD. DAKOTA DANIELLE IS HERE TO DO JUST THAT.

SHE IS A SMALL TOWN SENSATION WHO BROKE INTO THE COUNTRY SCENE WITH THE RELEASE OF HER DEBUT SINGLE “ONE CHURCH”, WHICH QUICKLY AND INDEPENDENTLY GARNERED OVER 65K STREAMS ON SPOTIFY. AFTER THE VIDEO PREMIERED ON THE COUNTRY NETWORK, DAKOTA FOLLOWED WITH THE RELEASE OF HER SOPHOMORE SINGLE “FOREVER.”

FOLLOWING THE LOSS OF HER MOTHER IN 2018, THE 27-YEAR-OLD DOVE INTO WRITING TO BEGIN HER HEALING PROCESS. THIS LED TO HER DEBUT EP MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER AND HER SINGLE “ONE DAY CLOSER TO YOU.” DAKOTA FILLED HER MOTHER’S ROLE AS CARETAKER TO HER FATHER, WHO WAS BATTLING CANCER. WHEN SHE LOST HER FATHER IN JUNE, HER LATEST TRACK TOOK ON A PROFOUND MEANING. IT EVOKES A VISCERAL RESPONSE FOR ANYONE WHO HAS EXPERIENCED LOSS. THE SELF-PENNED PROJECTS ARE A REFLECTION OF HER PAST AND TOUCH ON THE CHANGES BROUGHT ABOUT BY THESE CHALLENGING LIFE EVENTS.

THIS YEAR DAKOTA RELEASED HER UPTEMPO SINGLE “BACKROADS.” THE AUDIO EXCLUSIVE WAS PREMIERED BY THE BOOT. THE SONG QUICKLY REACHED OVER 5K STREAMS ON SPOTIFY. SHE CONTINUES TO WORK ON NEW MUSIC AND STRIVES TO MAKE HER HOMETOWN AND PARENTS PROUD.

THE TEUTOPOLIS, ILLINOIS NATIVE IS GRINDING TO MAKE A NAME FOR HERSELF AND HER UNPARALLELED WORK ETHIC IS EVIDENT WITH HER REGULAR APPEARANCES IN MUSIC CITY AND SURROUNDING AREAS. DAKOTA’S GOAL IS TO INSPIRE, SPREAD KINDNESS AND TELL HER STORY THROUGH HER DEEPLY PERSONAL, YET CHARISMATIC MUSIC.

 

I Like the Way Lizzie Cates
Lizzie Cates

Lizzie Cates grew up in Reno, Nevada, and it was early on at the age of 5 where songwriting sparked interest after creating her own fairy tales and nursery rhymes; and by 13, she had her first guitar. Lizzie’s ability to tell a story is endless, and after receiving an ISSA Award for her breakout song “Strangers” in 2017, she moved to Nashville to continue her craft. Shortly after arriving, she began writing with notable writers and playing iconic venues such as The Bluebird Cafe. Her voice is often compared to pop icon Taylor Swift, with hints of The Chicks’ Natalie Maines and Kelsea Ballerini, and when she plays live, it’s her catchy hooks, silly personality and her natural ability to bring love and energy that keeps fans coming back. Lizzie released her first EP titled “Such A Mess” in April of 2019, a record that explores her direction as an artist, and vulnerability in a new city; and most recently, she’s been in the studio working on her next project, and is excited to share new music soon. Her brand new single “I Like the Way” is out now after hitting #1 on the Country iTunes Charts in Ireland and #24 on the overall charts in less than 8 hours of hitting radio. Lizzie also just made her debut on CMT with her new music video for “I Like the Way”.

Tucker Wetmore
tucker Wetmore

With magnetic charm and melodic songwriting, Tucker Wetmore is striving to make a connection. He’s always brought dedication and drive to his work… and these days, that work is sounding like a country star on the brink of a breakthrough.

Sabrina Ponte
Sabrina Ponte

Sabrina is a Nashville based singer-songwriter with music out on all streaming platforms. This Boston made artist found her passion for music singing in her church choir which quickly grew to theater, opera, and graduating both the New England Conservatory of Music and Berklee College of Music. Quickly making a name for herself in the world of entertainment, she is a signed model, actress, and can be heard on your local country radio stations. In addition, this limitless entertainer takes great passion in being a change maker and healthy lifestyle advocate. She can be found trying to make a difference not just in her community but on social media where she promotes her social impact initiative. Sabrina believes balance is the key to life and not JUST wants people to be able to enjoy her as an entertainer, but wants to encourage them to be the best versions of themselves

Laine Lonero
Laine lonero

Born and raised in The Pelican state of Louisiana, singer-songwriter Laine Lonero earned accolades for her performances in musical theater and opera from an early age. She penned her first song at 13, and went on to win a song-writing contest in Nashville. In 2016, Laine was featured on 4 Kidzbop CD’s and has continued to write, and perform throughout her home state and in Nashville, Tennessee. Her debut single, No Sweat, gained support from Radio Disney Country. Laine currently resides in Nashville and is attending Belmont University in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business. She was also accepted into the prestigious songwriting program & has played several well known Nashville venues such as Live Oak, The Local and Cabana Taps. Laine was a featured National Anthem performer at the 2021 Cheyenne Fronter Days Rodeo.

Talented and driven, Laine displays her potential as a trendsetter in Gen Z pop country music with relatable lyrics and powerhouse vocals. Proficient on guitar and piano, Laine is paving her way to a successful career in the music industry.
In addition to music, Laine actively volunteers for local charities and participates in theater, dance team, and the student council with her high school.

Brandon Bing
Brandon Bing

What happens when you take a classic, country music approach to storytelling, gritty, modern musical stylings, and a deep sense of pride in traditional American values? You get Brandon Bing, a raised country music artist and entrepreneur. Brandon grew up on the sounds of Merle, Hank, and Willie, and his time on his ranch and experiences in the small business community have helped to profoundly shape his distinctive sound. Blending creative wordplay and relatable subject matters, Brandon creates music that is unlike anything you’ve heard before, yet deeply familiar.

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the word

5/5
Southern Fellow puts a much needed personal spotlight on a lot of female talent in an industry where women in country music often get overshadowed.
Melanie M.
award winning country artist
I have been part of the Southern Fellow family since the start. Glad to see them doing something new with an all female showcase.
Kevin B.
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5/5
There is nothing like Southern Fellow. It's such a refreshing concept. I love the recipes and the music. I am excited for an all female show. Long overdue!
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The venue

venue Is being provided by Cabana Taps

1910 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212

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