Review: Made In America Festival, Jay Z catches the nation’s attention

Originally published September 5, 2012 2:38 PM MST on Examiner.com The historic and charming city of Philadelphia played host to the first annual Budweiser Made In America Festival, drawing out a sea of hip hop centric fans on Saturday and Sunday September 1-2, 2012. Jay Z orchestrated a diverse lineup of some of the industries finest that featured surprise headlining guests each night. Saturday evening Passion Pit … Continue reading Review: Made In America Festival, Jay Z catches the nation’s attention

French Montana talks about touring with Drake, working with Diddy & Rick Ross

Originally published May 16, 2012 – 7:48 PM MST for Examiner.com Moroccan born and Bronx bred MC French Montana is easily one of the most buzzed about new Hip Hop artists on the scene right now. Signed to Diddy’s label imprint and creating a debut album alongside Rick Ross he has most recently landed a spot on Drake’s Club Paradise Tour. Prior to the tour Drake … Continue reading French Montana talks about touring with Drake, working with Diddy & Rick Ross

Exclusive: Max Frost discusses new EP ‘Intoxication’

Originally published September 25, 2015 – 7:02 AM MST on Examiner.com “I’ve always kind of been obsessed with music,” Max Frost began our conversation, “I can’t say I ever had one of those life altering moments where I saw someone playing and I suddenly knew it became my life’s mission.” However, that is exactly what happens when a hobby becomes an obsession. Early on Frost admitted … Continue reading Exclusive: Max Frost discusses new EP ‘Intoxication’

Live In The Vineyard pairs the best in music with food & wine

Originally published April 8, 2014 – 11:32 AM on Examiner.com and World News. It’s intriguing what you can discover when your heart is opened and you release your mind of its limited expectations. It’s fascinating what you learn about yourself…and others when your inhibitions sail freely across the winds of discovery. It is when you allow an experience to leave an indelible impression on you, rather than … Continue reading Live In The Vineyard pairs the best in music with food & wine

Exclusive: Colbie Caillat discusses ‘Gypsy Heart’, the story behind ‘Try’ & more

Originally Published June 19, 2014 – 9:41 AM MST for Examiner.com After over two years, sixty songs written and two albums completed, at long last, Colbie Caillat has released the first part of her fifth studio album in EP format. Gypsy Heart, Side A is a five song compilation that samples the first tracks on her full length album, Gypsy Heart, slated for release later this … Continue reading Exclusive: Colbie Caillat discusses ‘Gypsy Heart’, the story behind ‘Try’ & more

Exclusive: Fitz & The Tantrums electrify Live In The Vineyard

Originally Published April 10, 2014 – 3:50 PM MST for Examiner.com I’ve been swooning over the musicality, wit and charm produced by Fitz & The Tantrums for almost two years. I’ve watched them go from dominant independent artists to notable charting leaders in the industry. Their most recent album release, ‘More Than Just A Dream’ has indeed brought their dreams to the forefront of reality and … Continue reading Exclusive: Fitz & The Tantrums electrify Live In The Vineyard

Zach Heckendorf, an artist poised to make his mark in music

Zach Heckendorf knew he was meant to make music from an early age. This Denver born singer/songwriter picked up a guitar when he was just 10 years old and hasn’t put it down much since. When you are meant for something, success isn’t far behind destiny and effort. Continue reading Zach Heckendorf, an artist poised to make his mark in music