Kelleigh Bannen’s This Nashville Life Podcast offers an authentic, vibrant look at the journey of someone trying to “make it” in country music. Bannen is admittedly still learning what that means. After a short career as an independent artist, the “Famous” singer signed a major label record deal and recorded two-and-a-half albums that were never released. She’s honest, but not bitter about the obstacles female artists face in country music, but her blog and podcast go much deeper.
Kelleigh Bannen’s ‘This Nashville Life’ Explores Artist Management With Sandbox’s Jason Owen
We’ve made it to our final episode of the season. Today we'll follow the journey of an Arkansas native from politics, to Hollywood, to country music: Jason Owen is in some ways a quintessential Nashville story.
‘This Nashville Life’ Podcast: An Interview With Songwriter Ashley Gorley
What’s Ashley’s writing process like? On today’s episode of This Nashville Life, Ashley tells us about what inspires him, and how he approaches writing — especially how he prepares for writing with an artist.
‘This Nashville Life’ on Having the Courage to Get Fired
Every other week, Kelleigh Bannen will provide behind-the-scenes analysis, stories and insight into Music City’s No. 1 export, with help from some of Nashville’s top songwriters, artists, executives and producers.
Kelleigh Bannen Explores the Legalities of Artistry During ‘This Nashville Life’
Meet entertainment attorney Chip Petree. He explains what some of the more important record deal points are and the notorious, and now pretty much ubiquitous, “360 deal.”
Kelleigh Bannen’s ‘This Nashville Life’ Goes Live at SXSW
The first live episode of 'This Nashville Life' features an interview with Meryl Johnson, Director of Digital Strategy for the CMA.
Kelleigh Bannen’s New ‘This Nashville Life’ Podcast Explains How the Money Works
In this episode, Jody Williams of BMI will do a little unpacking on how writers and publishers get paid their royalties. I ask the question, “What does a #1 country song make?” (money wise.)
Kelleigh Bannen, Nicolle Galyon Explore Where Songs Come From in New ‘This Nashville Life’ Podcast
This is part two of our interview with songwriter Nicolle Galyon. While part one focused on “the process,” part two is really about the songs themselves: how they got written, where the ideas came from, and what they mean to Nicolle.
Kelleigh Bannen Talks to Songwriter Nicolle Galyon on ‘This Nashville Life’ Podcast
Her songs are clever. And they’re specific. And most importantly, they make you feel something. Grammy-nominated songwriter Nicolle Galyon is a sort of contradiction. A very tall, very blonde, very smart contradiction. She’s self-possessed and collected on the level you might expect from a press secretary. But she’s creative in the most deep-rooted, intuitive way.
Kelleigh Bannen Explores the Good and Bad of Glam in ‘This Nashville Life’ Podcast
Every other Thursday, Kelleigh Bannen will provide behind-the-scenes analysis, stories and insight into Music City’s No. 1 export, with help from some of Nashville’s top songwriters, artists, executives and producers. Taste of Country will debut each new episode of her This Nashville Life podcast, and Bannen herself will introduce it as a guest writer.