Morrissey may hate it when friends become successful but I'm on the side of You Go Girl! Nothing beats seeing talented young artists taking it on and making it work for them. Its not easy but they're getting it done and much of it falls within the country music genre. The Region is a bit of a hotbed for the roots-based country and we could get away with calling it Nashville North.
Maisy Stella sings the theme song for the new Netflix animated series Spirit Riding Free. Maisy . . . sans Lennon and her parents Brad and Marylynne Stella. Its got a Edward Sharpe "Home" vibe and Maisy has a voice quite beyond her 13 years.
Meghan Patrick has released the video for "Be Country with Me" from her debut album "Grace & Grit."
Jade Kelly has a new video too, a stripped down acoustic take on the track "On The Water" from her break up break out album, "Love & Lust."
and just to underscore the point Lindi Ortega has an EP out - came out in March - here's the video she dropped.