WHen I was in Nashville back in September I had the privilege of seeing Chris Janson live at the Grand Ole Opry. Never had I seen a guy with so much passion, charisma and a love for the fans as well as the music. He had humble beginnings, yet with his rise to stardom, he remains humble himself. As we learn below…
With the finale of Nashville airing on CMT in America tonight , Charles Esten has had a busy time but that’s not even the half of it.
Remember back in July of 2016 when he made the announcement promising to release a new single every Friday for “as long as it made sense?” Well, it made sense for an entire year, with his campaign, #EverySingleFriday, yielding 54 original songs that he either wrote or co-wrote, recorded and released each Friday.
Longtime locals in Nashville, Callie Khouri (Thelma and Louise) and Steve Buchanan produce the series alongside creators Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick. In their pursuit over the show’s six years, the production team were never going to settle for anything less than capturing the authentic Nashville story, and the struggles most local musicians face in their rise to prominence and fame.