Swag Sessions: Featuring Renee Blair

 

 

New York Country Swag hosted a LIVE Swag Session with St. Louis native Renee Blair who now resides in Nashville pursuing her career as singer and songwriter. We first met Blair when we interviewed her for our Swag Spotlight series, read the full interview here.  Signed to SMACK Songs for publishing and producing, her latest single “Me Tonight” has been added to major playlists and is catching the ear of a ton of new fans. Blair first debuted a brand new song “Better Off” before singing the current single.  She also took time to chat with Christina our Managing Editor about growing up listening to Nelly and the incredible songwriters she gets to work with on a daily basis.

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Renee’s music here.

For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist below and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Cody Johnson

 

For over ten years singer-songwriter Cody Johnson has built his fan base across the country and has had one of the most successful independent artist careers, selling out arenas and releasing incredible music.  In 2018 he signed with Warner Music Nashville and is gearing up for the release of his very first major label studio album, Ain’t Nothin’ To It out this Friday.  Just before hitting up the Today Show for his debut performance, Johnson joined New York Country Swag to perform his latest single and a song from the new album.  He also explained to our Managing Editor, Christina why he decided to sign with Warner and what fans can expect from this new album.

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Cody Johnson’s music here. After our Live Swag Session, Johnson answered some fan questions, head to our Twitter for the full videos of answers.

 

For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist below and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Farewell Angelina

The ladies of Farewell Angelina are our first Swag Session of 2019! They performed two songs for us at the Boogie Room at Mondrian Terrace inside of the Mondrian Park Avenue Hotel including their latest release “Women and Wine”.

During the Q&A after his performance, the ladies sat with NYCountry Swag’s Managing Editor, Christina to chat about coming together as a band, the decision to name the band Farewell Angelina and their 2019 plans!

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Farewell Angelina’s music here. For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist below and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Travis Denning

 

Rising star Travis Denning joined NYCountry Swag for a Live Swag Session at The Boogie Woogie Room inside Mondrian Park Avenue Hotel before his opening set at Irving Plaza for LANCO. The Mercury Nashville recording artist sang two songs for our followers including his debut Top 40 single “David Ashley Parker From Powder Springs” as well as an unreleased track “Good Years” from his forthcoming debut album.

During the Q&A after his performance, Denning sat with NYCountry Swag Founder, Stephanie Wagner to chat about fake i.d. stories, the songwriting process behind the catchy tune, playing in New York City and more.

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Denning’s music here. For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist below and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Maggie Rose

 

Maggie Rose, one of the most talented vocalists in Nashville stopped by New York Country Swag to perform a few songs before her headlining set at Rockwood Music Hall in downtown New York City. Her album Change The Whole Thing was released in September and she sang two songs from the album for our followers including the title track and the touching love song “Pull You Through”.

During the Q&A after her performance, Rose took time to discuss recording the album in just one take with her incredible band, the meaning behind “Pull You Through” and the viral moment when Karen Fairchild named her in her list of women in Nashville not being represented during her acceptance speech at the CMT Artists of the Year Event.

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Rose’s music below. For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist here and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Riley Green

 

One of the most talked about new artists in Nashville is Alabama native, Riley Green. NYCountry Swag hosted a Swag Session at The Boogie Woogie Room inside Mondrian Park Avenue Hotel with the rising star earlier today.  Green performed the title track from his debut EP “In A Truck Right Now” and his current radio single that just hit top 25 on the charts, “There Was This Girl”.

He also answered a few questions for our Founder, Stephanie Wagner about signing his record deal with Big Machine Label Group and how his career as a singer-songwriter is sort of “accidental”.  Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Green’s music below. For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist here and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Olivia Lane

 

Continuing to introduce you to the best rising artists, NYCountry Swag hosted a Swag Session at Mondrian Terrace with Houston, Texas native Olivia Lane.  Lane performed her brand new mid-tempo single “You Got Me” and she premiered a brand new song that won’t be available until January called “Hey 3 AM” that she wrote about being a night owl during difficult times.

She also talked with our Founder, Stephanie Wagner about living in Nashville and diving into her songwriting and being a woman in country music.

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Lane’s music below. For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist here and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Hannah Ellis

We first introduced you to rising singer-songwriter, Hannah Ellis back in March when she performed at our ‘Babes, Booze & Brunch’ event honoring all of the incredible women in our lives.  Today, before her opening slot for Walker Hayes, Ellis joined our founder, Stephanie Wagner to sing a few songs and chat about her new music at Mondrian Terrace, Mondrian Park Avenue Hotel.

Ellis sang her upbeat debut single “ILY So What” and one of our August Picks “Home and Hometown”.  She also explained the writing process behind her brand new single and the music video which was shot in Nashville and in Kentucky.

 

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Ellis’ music below. For more music from artists we’ve featured during our LIVE Swag Sessions, check out our Sessions Playlist here and give it a follow for updates.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Matt Stell

 

Country newcomer Matt Stell has received continued praise for his breakout single, “Prayed For You”. The love song was not only picked up on all three of Spotify’s leading country music playlists including Hot Country, Wild Country & New Boots, but was also included in NYCountry Swag’s “What We’re Listening To: September Picks” playlist.

Back in August, we featured Stell as one of our Swag Spotlight Artists of the Week,where Stell chatted with us about his influences, growing up country and his latest project.

In our most recent Swag Session, Stell joined NYCountry Swag in The Boogie Woogie Room at Mondrian Park Avenue Hotel to perform two songs “Prayed For You” and an unreleased song “Everywhere But On”,  as well as chat with Founder Stephanie Wagner about new music, upcoming shows and what’s next for the rising artist.

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Stell’s music below.

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Swag Sessions: Featuring Cash Campbell

 

Singer-songwriter Cash Campbell is making waves in the country music world with his genre-transcending tracks. Captivating fans of everyone from Imagine Dragons to Florida Georgia Line, Campbell has notched over 20 million combined streams across digital platforms. His eclectic sound and impressive vocals make him a prime example of a modern day country music artist.

In our most recent Swag Session, Campbell joined NYCountry Swag in The Boogie Woogie Room at Mondrian Park Avenue Hotel to perform two songs, “Gravity” and “Cannonball”,  as well as chat with Founder Stephanie Wagner about new music, upcoming shows and what’s next for the country newcomer.

 

Watch the full Swag Session above and take a listen to Campbell’s music below.

Campbell is set to perform his first-ever New York City headline show at Rockwood Music Hall on Thursday, October 11, grab tickets to the show here.

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