Lick Creek

Bloomington / Peoria, IL

NASH FM 97.3

Lick Creek is a meshing of 6 rock and country musicians putting their love for both genres into one sound. Wesley Ingram-Lead Guitar, Ryan King-Lead Guitar/Banjo/Mandolin, Steve Gragert-Bass, Maddie Brown-Acoustic & Lead Vocals, Brandon Drew-Drums, Lance Stone-Lead Vocals.

Started by Lance Stone, Lick Creek was formed in December of 2013. Originally formed as a cover band, the eventual goal was to do originals. They were voted 2014 Best New Band in Illinois Times and 2015 Reader’s Choice Best Band in State Journal Register. In early 2016, a couple of new players were introduced to help Lick Creek reach the next level.

Katie Austin

New Orleans, LA

NASH FM 106.1

Katie Austin's music is a blend of her small town roots in Louisiana and her love of the city lights! She has a musical identity that is genuine and found in all the songs she writes.

Shortly after Katie first moved to Nashville, she was discovered by the entertainment director of Cowboys Dance Hall venues. Cowboys moved her to Texas to become their female headliner for two years. She had the pleasure of opening for Joe Nichols, Rodney Atkins, Big and Rich, Collin Raye, Chris Young, and many more.

The next chapter of her career involved a range of opportunities such as performing on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship The Ecstacy as well as the Carnival Magic debut along side Maroon 5. Katie was also the only female, out of 300 hundred entries, in the 2012 "Battle For The Saddle" finals for the world famous Wildhorse Saloon.

Most recently, Katie was in the Top 5 finalists of the Folgers Coffee Jingle Contest! Based out of Nashville, Katie is currently touring on a regular basis and songwriting full time.

Morgan Leigh Band

Oxnard-Ventura, CA

100.7 KHAY

Morgan Leigh Band is one of Southern California’s hardest working high energy country bands!

In 2014, they independently released their debut album "Trouble" fully funded by their fans through Kickstarter. Since their first release, they have been touring across the country and writing their highly anticipated second album.

Morgan Leigh was a contestant on American Idol S12 and S14, Texaco Country Showdown State Winner, nominated for Best Country/Americana by San Diego Music Awards, and National Anthem performer for PBR Finals Las Vegas, Madison Square Garden,San Diego Padres, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and PRCA Rodeo’s.

Natalie Spiroff

Cincinnati, OH

NASH FM 94.1

Natalie started writing originals about four years ago when she first got her piano. She didn’t know how to play, but quickly picked it up and writing music began to consume her life.

Spiroff is now a three year student of A Capella Academy- Summer camp out in LA founded by Grammy award winning Avi Kaplan of Pentatonix and Ben Bram. She has an indescribable passion for writing and performing and is determined to make her dream a reality.

In high school, she was part of an A Capella group named Forte and they won the International Championship of High School A Cappella in 2016 and she was one of the soloists in the winning set! As part of Forte, Spiroff was able to collaborate with Michael Buble, Kirstin Maldonado of Pentatonix, and Jojo! She has three originals on two separate Forte albums that have gone on to win CARA awards such as best pop album next to Pentatonix. Also, one of her originals was hand picked by Grammy award winning Ben Bram to arrange! A huge honor.

Alexis Gomez

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NASH Country Daily

Alexis Gomez is much more than just another fresh voice for Country music. While she was known as the "Mexican, Hillbilly, Hippie" as a Top 16 Finalist on the hit FOX show American Idol (Season 14), she's much more than that, too!

The multi-instrumentalist has been singing for as long as she remembers. As a teen she was already getting attention and winning contests in her home state of Ohio. All this has led her to National shows opening for artists such as Montgomery Gentry, Cassadee Pope, Clint Black, Old Dominion and others.

If you have ever seen an Alexis Gomez concert live, her talent as a singer, songwriter, and entertainer is undeniable! According to, American Idol Net, Alexis has this insane charisma and look about her that really commands an audience."

Gyth Rigdon

Lake Charles / Beaumont, LA

NASH Icon 97.9

Gyth Rigdon is from a small town in Louisiana, after moving to Nashville when he was 19.

Gyth finally released his debut Album in the summer of 2016, the album has now reached over a 750,000 hits.

Gyth is currently in the studio working on his new album which be released around the fall. Stay Tuned.

Mike Rut

Salt Lake City, UT

K-Bull 93FM

For the past 15 years, Mike Rut has owned and operated Mustard Seed Recording Studio. He also is the Executive Director of Arts at K2, a local Church in Salt Lake City.

Mike is a studio musician as well as a producer with numerous releases to his name. One of his songs was published by EMI in 2006. His bands have opened for Toto and Robin Trower.

Mike continues to write songs and performs regularly with bands.

Schatzi + The String Boffin

Ft. Walton Beach, FL

NASH FM 105.5

Schatzi + The String Boffin are a musical duo comprised of siblings, Dannica Coyote Lowery and Joseph Benjamin Parsons, who cultivated their musicianship from an early age.

The siblings both cut their teeth on blues, folk, classic rock, and Motown, and were raised at the center of a familial musical cyclone. Their sound is a direct result of the amalgamation of the pair’s unique styles and abilities, which, together, bend the fabric of musical space and time.

Dannica, a weathered singer-songwriter, leads the duo with her adept vocal ability and imaginative songwriting, pushing stylistic boundaries and offer a true compatibility with the artistry of her brother, Ben, who has been classically trained in theoretical music at FSU.

Radio Romance

Nashville, TN

NASH FM 103.3

In 2011 Sam Hayes (Lead Vocals | Acoustic Guitar), Josh Gramling (Lead Guitar | Vocals) and Moises Padilla (Drummer | Vocals) met not only hit it off in the writing room and studio but they also found themselves becoming close friends on a personal level.

They began playing shows together on the streets of Broadway in downtown Nashville and one day decided if they were going to keep playing together they might as well pick a band name. Radio Romance was born and the guys have been writing, recording and touring ever since.

They tour the US and play over 100 shows per year. They have had the opportunity to share the stage with many Artists’ including: Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Lee Brice, Luke Combs, ZZ Top, Phil Vasser, Colt Ford, Parmalee and many other major acts.

The bands traditional country sound mixed with their 90’s pop/rock harmonies make for a dynamic live performance full of energy.

Ashley Jordan

Worcester, MA

NASH Icon 98.9

Singer/Songwriter/Musician Ashley Jordan has performed her music at venues across the U.S. and has had the honor of supporting artists such as Trace Adkins, Sam Hunt, Chase Rice, Rusted Root, Jason Mraz, Phillip Phillips, Christina Perri, O.A.R., Magic!, Alex Preston, Crystal Bowersox, Howie Day and more!

With several high profile performances as well as a host of major regional awards, Ashley is on top of her game and shows no signs of slowing down! Ashley has performed for audiences as large as 40,000, and in 2015 her song Angels received a first-round Grammy nomination.

In 2016, Ashley finished recording a fourth album (He’s Crazy) of all original music and immediately caught the attention of Boston’s premiere radio station WBMX (MIX 104.1 FM).

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