Ashlynne Vince – CCMA Recording Artist/ New Single now at Radio & on Itunes ‘Take Cover’.
This past September, Ashlynne made the permanent move to Nashville, TN. where she now works as one of Tootsies daily singers performing regularly downtown on Lower Broadway
Ashlynne Vince is a Canadian singer/songwriter who has had the privilege to work with many well-known artists on both sides of the border.
She has released 3 singles to Canadian Country radio and her 3rd single, Take Cover,is currently being played on radio stations all across Canada, coast to coast.
Ashlynne Vince is excited to call Nashville, TN home! After many months of careful planning, Ashlynne has made the move to Nashville where she continues to song-write and collaborate with some of Country Music’s finest.
Her 4th single “Love You Anyway “is being released to Canadian Country Radio on January 15th, 2018
Sondra Toscano is a New York songwriter, vocalist, and entertainer who records under the name “Big City Cowgirl.” Her unique, raspy voice adds flavor to her brand of Country Music which has its roots in all types of music. Toscano’s love of music dates back as far as she can remember.
She has been songwriting since she was a pre-teen. Her parents’ musical tastes were comprehensive and she was exposed to all genres, but her mother’s penchant for country music was quickly passed along to her. Toscano notes that country music tells a story in a way like no other so she naturally gravitated to it. In fact, her country music ode, “Country Music In My Heart,” tells the story of how she fell in love with country music.
To what she listened and what she wrote, however, were largely different for quite some time. Toscano joined bands playing all styles of music and wrote the gamut. She even created an East Coast/West Coast female dance music duo! But country music found its way back to the surface after she took some time to focus on starting a family and establishing a career in law.
When she realized that she didn’t have to trade a personal life for a career in music, she started songwriting again. What she wrote has become her signature. She acknowledges that she doesn’t follow the mainstream – she writes from her heart and soul – whatever comes naturally – and hopes that it makes her mark . Her aim is straightforward – to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives through song. To that end, she says that her greatest desire is for her songs to become a part of the soundtrack of people’s lives. Toscano has already released an EP entitled “City Zipcode, Country Heart,” and several singles.
Her EP is a collection of some of her tunes, loosely based upon the life experiences of her family, friends, and acquaintances. “Rode Off Into The Sunset (That Night),” is an Americana inspired love story set in the Wild West, “Game of Love,” is a ballad which ponders the mercurial dance we all do towards finding our forever love, and “Love on the Open Road” is a feel-good, road trip song.
Toscano continues to make music despite her very busy schedule of working as a public service lawyer and taking care of her husband, toddler, and three adorable dogs. Her newest music will be released at the end of this year. “That Sure Looked Like Leavin’ To Me” is about reflecting on what went wrong in a relationship and remaining strong after a breakup and “We Got All Kinds of Crazy Here” is a sing-along bar song.
Sondra has the full encouragement of her family, especially her little girl, who likes to help her write songs. Her music can be downloaded and/or streamed through Amazon, iTunes, and just about any other social media music platforms. Fun Facts
Sondra is a strong supporter of animal rights. She does not eat meat or dairy and creates yummy dishes of her own for her family as they travel towards veganism.
Sondra has held all sorts of jobs which included working at a catering hall, as a camp counselor, as a secretary, as the administrator of a religious organization, at a pharmacy, as a promoter in clubs, as a manager for a band, as a prosecutor, and as a civil rights attorney.
Sondra has been the frontwoman for several local bands – she has sung heavy metal, rock music, dance music, pop music, and country.
Sondra has worked with European Producer “Big Don” Taylor and even moved to Greece for six months to record there.
Sondra has three dogs – all named after food (Peanut, Cocoa & Oreo) – and she would continually add to her fur baby menagerie if her husband hadn’t put a limit on the amount of animals in their home.
She likes to listen to all types of music including Rock, Reggae, Salsa, Merengue, Disco, R&B, Adult Contemporary, Americana, County and House Music.
Her name is Ash, (female) and she manages the UK Fan Club for Codie Prevost.
“How the Fan Club started, I received a message from Codie, asking if I would like to listen to a song of his, which I did. I loved it! To cut a long story short, Codie then asked me if I would consider starting up a UK fan club, which I gladly accepted!” says Ash
“I really enjoy running Codie’s UK fan club, he is an awesome guy, always willing to help when he can. His music is out of this world, and his new album ‘Radio’ is due for release soon.” says Ash
I have been following Brenda for quite sometime now through social media. She has an amazing voice that not only captured my attention but also made me want to listen to more of her music and I realized then that it was only fitting that I take a closer look at what she had to offer as an Indie Artist. I read the post in facebook that said she had received the #OustandingAchievementAward for her work as an #IndieArtist and I knew at that moment she is going to be featured in the magazine. Brenda has so much to offer and I can only hope and pray that people reading this article will feel the same as I do because we need more people like Brenda in our lives.
More about Brenda
Described throughout her career as the little girl with a big voice, Brenda Burch has captivated audiences in the United States, Europe and Asia with her energetic performances, rich Country vocal style and ability to connect with a crowd through the emotive story of a song. Sharing the stage with Darius Rucker, David Archuleta, Neal McCoy, Diamond Rio and Collin Raye, among many others, has given her the chance to convey tales of love, life, loss and strength in her music to thousands of concert-goers.
Her newest EP, Sparks Will Fly, not only sparked attention in the USA, but it caught fire in Europe resulting in a big win for Brenda at the Hotdisc Country Music Awards. The only artist to take home 2 awards, she was the winning recipient of the New Horizon Award for Most Successful International Newcomer and Best International Single for her title track, Sparks Will Fly. “I was blown away to win both awards,” said Brenda. “Overwhelmed is an understatement. I’m so grateful for my family, friends, fans and all the wonderful DJs playing my music!” To hear Brenda’s full acceptance speech, click here.
The award-winning EP is compiled of six compelling songs that range from a tongue-in-cheek spin on dating life (“Sparks Will Fly”) to following your heart (“No Better Time”) and having the courage to love what matters most (“Take Me Back”). Her first single, “Sparks Will Fly,” released to radio debuting at #1 in Europe and staying at #1 for 6 weeks straight. Her second single, “No Better Time,” quickly became a fan favorite, claiming the #1 spot on a Country music chart voted on by the fans. Brenda exclaimed, “I’m thrilled with the positive response and am humbled both singles have been so well-received by DJs and listeners around the world. Thank you!”
After a successful Kickstarter campaign where Brenda surpassed her initial goal at 125%, she joined forces with a talented production team in Nashville to co-write and produce a record that showcases her warm, powerful Country sound backed by rockin’ Country rhythms and relatable stories.
Jessica Rose was named a 2017 Emerging Artist by the Country Music Association. She also won the 2017 WSM Road Show competition put on by the Grand Ole Opry and will be opening for Tracy Lawrence this Summer. She appeared on American Idol season 12. Some of Jessica’s fondest memories were having Randy Jackson attend her hometown show in Staten Island, New York and performing on Margaritaville TV before Jimmy Buffett’s Nashville show at Ascend Amphitheater.
She was the very first performer to play at the Grand Opening of the Margaritaville at Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, N.J. She also performed regularly at the famous Steel Pier in Atlantic City where she had the honor to perform at a private event for Miss America 2014, the contestants, and all involved with the 2015 Miss America Pageant. Jessica has performed at many venues including Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge, The Blue Bird Cafe, The Stage, The Row, Big Shotz and more. You can catch her on Ty, Kelly and Chuck’s America’s Morning Show on Nash FM the Nationally Syndicated Cumulus Media, radio network, as one of the artist’s who writes and performs the 10 Minute Tune! Jessica continues to perform in Nashville and tour the U.S. She loves performing regularly at Margaritaville in Key West, Nashville, Atlantic City and the stages of Las Vegas and Montego Bay Jamaica locations.
In meeting so many amazing people along her journey, in the industry, or new fans, which are now friends as well, Jessica would like to say thank you for all the continued love and support. Jessica’s New EP “Wild Hearts” charted on Billboard and is available iTunes, Spotify and Amazon Music. Check it out! She is always traveling on the road to different cities, so whether you are visiting Nashville or elsewhere, check out her tour dates and catch a show in a city near you!
Award-winning vocalists and songwriters from Indiana. As a group and as solo artists, the girls have won numerous State and County Awards. This talented trio finished recording their first CD in 2016 titled The Dazzlerz. In July 2017, they released their very popular single, Bubba Valentino to the public. The Dazzlerz consist of Jennifer Mlott, Kailee Morgan and Grace Renee.
The Dazzlerz believe in giving back and for that reason, they are involved with numerous charities. The Indiana Down Syndrome Foundation, Team Joey Foundation with Riley’s Children’s Hospital is a favorite for the girls as they entertain the kids unable to go home for the holidays. These young ladies have also performed at the Indy 500 Mini Marathon to a crowd of 35,000 people, Summer Concert Series, Create for the Cure to benefit children with cancer , Indianapolis Indians, Indiana Pacers, Indy Fuel, Naptown Roller Girls, plus numerous festivals, charity events, and concerts.
The Dazzlerz are multifaceted when it comes to the Arts. Some are accomplished dancers and choreographer and others are accomplished actresses and have appeared all over the Indianapolis area in numerous Productions.
They are currently working on several projects in Nashville. In December 2016, they appeared on Nashville Spotlight in their own Christmas show produced by Mike Jennings. They are currently working on some originals songs and will back in the studio shortly.
Kailee, the youngest member of the group is currently working on getting her education. She is well-trained in vocals and is an Indiana Grand Vocal Champion. Kailee released her first original song, Breathe, in 2016. She recently released her 2nd single, Chasing Fireflies. Kailee is a member of BMI. Kailee is also an accomplished actress where she has performed on theater stages all over Indianapolis. Kailee recently appeared on Nashville Spotlight with The Dazzlerz where she debuted an original song. When she is not studying or singing with the Dazzlerz, she enjoys creative writing, dabbling in various instruments, and drawing.
Jennifer, the oldest member of the Dazzlerz is an accomplished vocalist and dancer. Jennifer is a 2017 Josie Awards Nominee for Artist of the Year in the Pop/Contemporary Category. Jennifer has released 16 songs since 2016 and is currently working on an EP with Jonell Polansky from DaCapo Studios. Her latest single, I Can Count On You, was released in July 2017. Jennifer is a member of NACMAI, the North American Country Music Associations International. Jennifer has enjoyed great success with her singing holding the #1 spot on KCEG Radios Top 30 for 9 consecutive weeks. Jennifer is currently volunteering her time mentoring and acting as an Brand Ambassador for VTC Dance Crew in Uganda, East Africa. Jen is currently working as a choreographer and dance teacher. She is a 9 time winner of the Dancer of the Year Award and is the 2011 Teen National Dance Champion. She is also a three time National Vocal Champion. When she is not dancing or singing with the Dazzlerz, Jennifer enjoys costume designing, sewing and make-up artistry.
Grace is the second oldest of the Dazzlers, is a 2016 graduate. Grace has been singing since she was three years old, she plays guitar and also writes her own songs. She has a huge passion for showing her love for the Lord by singing worship at her home church. Grace recently auditioned for NBC’s, The Voice and has also auditioned for her chance to be on American Idol. Grace is a three year finalist in the competition, Carmel Fest Has Talent. In 2014, She held the title of Senior Vocal Champion and Grand Champion in her county. When she’s not singing with her Dazzler girls, Grace enjoys hanging out with friends and family, working as a nanny, singing at her church, and reading.
Jennifer Mlott won the 2017 KCMA Vocalist of the Year & 2017 Kentucky Entertainer of the Year Oct 7-2017
Jennifer Mlott is a multi-talented award-winning Vocalist, Choreographer and Dancer from Indianapolis, Indiana. Jennifer is also a three time National Vocal Champion and has appeared on the Nashville, Tennessee TV Show, Nashville Spotlight several times. Recently, Jennifer was honored with a 2017 Josie Award Nomination for Artist of the Year in the Pop/Contemporary Category. Jen has been enjoying a very successful run as the #1 artist on KCEG Radio’s TOP 30 for 9 consecutive weeks.
She has also had the honor of being selected Artist of the Month for Big Time Radio. Jennifer is a current member of NACMAI, the North American Country Music Associations International. Jennifer spends a lot of her spare time performing and raising awareness with many Charities including the Down Syndrome Foundation, Riley Children’s Hospital Team Joey Foundation and Create for the Cure, a gala to raise money for children with cancer.
Jennifer is also volunteering her time and acting as a mentor and Brand Ambassador for VTC Dance Crew in Uganda, East Africa. Jennifer loves to entertain and has performed at numerous venues such as the Indy 500 Mini Marathon, Indiana Pacers, Greenwood Summer Concert Series, Down Syndrome Foundation, Indianapolis Indians, Indy Fuel, Naptown Roller Girls, plus numerous festivals, charity events, and concerts.
Randy, you have fabulous on line magazines, well organized and managed. You have a great voting system and allow you to post all talented artists of all ages! Wow! I am so trilled, that I discovered your magazines and so appreciative, for what you are doing!!! And you are so quick! :) Thank you so much to posting the article about Sheridan in your magazines! We will be happy to keep in touch with you and update on the big things, that are on the way with Sheridan. Thank you so much for your great work and your Friendship on FB! Will keep in touch! Feel so Thankful to YOU, Aelita & Sheridan ❤❤
Hi Randy & Sheri, would just like to say a BIG THANK YOU! for featuring The Fores in your awesome magazine. We are so grateful for your support Keep up the great work, looks MINT!! Liam/ T F x ~~ The Fores
I would like to thank Randy Lockhart for writing this article and Sheri Lynn for introducing me to Randy. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. ~ Vince Tomanelli
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