Homegrown Happy Hour

Raye Williams on her Ever-Evolving Career and New Tidal Partnership

Every time Raye Williams thinks she's got her music career figured out, another curveball comes her way. The Belleville-born singer/songwriter has always had roots in both Michigan and Tennessee, but made the move to Nashville when she was just 17 to try to forge her way as an artist. After many...
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From The Netherlands to Nashville: How Myspace Changed Mark Blomsteel's Career

Mark Blomsteel has had an interesting path. The country singer was born and raised in The Netherlands, and was already working hard towards a career in music when a little website called Myspace changed his life. A producer named Fred Vail , who previously worked with the Beach Boys , came across...
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Stephen Clark Discusses Why he Left TV for Radio and his Songwriting Career in Nashville

Stephen Clark is a man of many talents. After years of delivering the nightly news to metro Detroiters as an anchor on WXYZ, Clark left television nearly two years ago to pursue a career in radio. Swapping out his late nights for early mornings, he now hosts the morning show at 104.3 WOMC alongside...
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Matt Williams Debuts New Music on Homegrown Happy Hour

Matt Williams is rising quickly within the country music scene, but before he began pursuing music full time, he had a very different career. Born and raised in Alabama, Williams served eight-and-a-half years in Iraq/Afganistan as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army. He was wounded by an IED during his...
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WYCD's Rob Stone Makes his Radio Performance Debut on Homegrown Happy Hour

Rob Stone has spent his professional career behind a microphone, but now, he's stepping into the forefront. The WYCD host made vow to start taking his musical dreams seriously this year, and has been working on writing songs and performing at Coyote Joe's in Shelby Township. Recently, Stone...
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Allie Aro Talks Name Change and New Music on Homegrown Happy Hour

Allie Aro is an artist in transition. The 20-year-old metro Detroit-based country singer already has the wherewithal to know that her brand as an artist is just as important as her music, and she's taking all of the right steps to ensure that all of the elements match up. Initially going by "Allie...
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Lisa Mary Explains How a Bad Car Accident Changed her Life and her Music

Lisa Mary is an artist with a lot of talent and an inspiring story that's changed her outlook on life and on her music. The 22-year-old country singer was in a bad car accident two years ago, and during the course of her seven-month recovery, felt that she had lost direction. During a recent...
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Kari Lynch Band Talks New Album "The Other Side" on Homegrown Happy Hour

The Kari Lynch Band is kicking off the summer in a big way: with a new record and a slew of live shows on the horizon. Lead singer Kari Lynch and guitarist Travis Radaz dropped by the MusicTown Detroit studios last week to talk about their latest album, The Other Side , on Homegrown Happy Hour with...
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Matt Austin Premieres New Single "Your Name" on Homegrown Happy Hour

Matt Austin has a busy summer ahead of him. The Detroit-based singer, who also performs and records in Nashville, recently dropped his latest single " Your Name " at a release party at Coyote Joe's, but before he did, he premiered the tune at MusicTown Detroit during an episode of Homegrown Happy...
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Brent Lowry Brings Red Dirt Country to Homegrown Happy Hour

Brent Lowry may be a midwesterner, but he's all Red Dirt Country! The singer, who's originally from Pemberville, Ohio, appeared this week on Homegrown Happy Hour with Frank Williams Jr. , where he showed off his sound with three original songs: " Didn't Mean to Say Goodbye ," " Forever Man " and "...
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