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Breaking Thru with Elaina Smith

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Join Elaina Smith from Nashville as she opens the door to female artists and proves radio listeners want to hear more than male artists. Elaina shines her spotlight on talented female artists and interviews legends, up-and-comers, and everyone in between.

Join Elaina Smith from Nashville as she opens the door to female artists and proves radio listeners want to hear more than male artists. Elaina shines her spotlight on talented female artists and interviews legends, up-and-comers, and everyone in between.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join Elaina Smith from Nashville as she opens the door to female artists and proves radio listeners want to hear more than male artists. Elaina shines her spotlight on talented female artists and interviews legends, up-and-comers, and everyone in between.

Language:

English


Episodes

Karen Waldrup

11/24/2019
Karen Waldrup joins Elaina in studio to talk about her breakthrough, dealing with a stalker, and her future plans in the music business. http://www.karenwaldrup.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:41:55

Stephanie Wagner and Christina Bosch from NY Country Swag

11/17/2019
Stephanie Wagner and Christina Bosch from NY Country Swag join Elaina to talk about their love for Country Music. https://nycountryswag.com/author/stephanie-wagner-and-christina-bosch/ Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:01:04:37

S2 Ep 3 - Farewell Angelina

11/11/2019
Elaina sits down to chat with her friends and rising country music stars, Farewell Angelina! http://www.farewellangelinamusic.com Watch a "live" performance with Farewell Angelina here: http://www.nashcountrydaily.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Eliana on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:32:25

Under the Covers with Victoria Shaw

11/10/2019
Singer-Songwriter, Victoria Shaw joins Elaina to discuss her career and new show, Songwriters: Under the Covers with Victoria Shaw! A new intimate music performance and storytelling series that puts the spotlight on the songwriters of some of music’s biggest hits across pop, rock and country. Songwriters featured in the series include Brett James (Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus Take the Wheel”), Desmond Child (Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer”), Angela Hunte (Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind”),...

Duration:00:50:16

Miranda Lambert

11/3/2019
Miranda Lambert stops by to visit with Elaina... and she has some advice for hopeful country music stars. https://www.mirandalambert.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:25:47

Women in Radio Tell Their Story

10/27/2019
Elaina gives us her second Happy Hour episode by hanging with actual co-workers and friends in Nashville. This one goes deep into the world of women in radio, and will give aspiring female broadcasters tips, hope, and insight... while also shedding light on the broadcasting business for listeners in general. An educational and worthy podcast for all who love country music, radio, and behind the scenes talk regarding working in the media.

Duration:01:40:45

Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller are "Patsy & Loretta"

10/20/2019
Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller join Elaina to talk about their new movie, Patsy & Loretta, working on Broadway, and being a women in the business. More about Jessie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessie_Mueller Official Meagan Webpage: http://www.meganhiltyonline.com Patsy & Loretta! https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/patsy-and-loretta Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:...

Duration:00:38:19

The Highwomen

10/13/2019
The Highwomen stop by to talk with Elaina about their music and how the band came together. https://lnk.to/TheHighwomen https://twitter.com/TheHighwomen?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Duration:00:31:57

Kristin Chenoweth

10/6/2019
Kristin Chenoweth joins Elaina for a heartfelt conversation. Here's Kristin's Official webpage. Get her new album now! https://www.officialkristinchenoweth.com Kristen is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Broadway. In 2003, she received wide notice for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked, including a nomination for...

Duration:00:34:40

Rising Stars: Avenue Beat

9/29/2019
Up and coming country artists, Avenue Beat join Elaina to tell their story on how they came together, picked out the band's name, and more! Check out Avenue Beat here: http://www.avenuebeat.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:37:19

On Broadway in Nashville!

9/22/2019
Elaina dives deep into one of the most famous streets in Nashville... Broadway! Meet two country music workhorses who entertain visitors of music city each day. These women are the real deal, and aren't afraid to tell it like it is. Dominique Hutchinson and Liza Drake on Breaking Thru! Liza Drake: https://www.instagram.com/lizadrakee/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/lizadrakemusic/ https://twitter.com/lizadrakee?lang=en Dominique Hutchinson: http://t.co/6KJ06PSmDI?amp=1...

Duration:01:09:43

Ruthie Collins

9/15/2019
Americana / Country artist, Ruthie Collins visits Elaina for a deep conversation about being a woman in the music business. For more on Ruthie: https://ruthiecollinsmusic.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily:https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:01:02:53

Happy Hour

9/8/2019
Country Music insiders, journalist, and TV host, Lisa Konwicki and Alecia Davis join Elaina for a Happy Hour of industry talk. Follow Lisa: https://twitter.com/LisaKon127 Follow Alecia: https://twitter.com/aleciadavis Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily:https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:01:04:57

Sweet Leah

9/1/2019
Rising Country Music Stars, Sweet Leah joins Elaina for EP 13! Official Webpage: https://www.sweetleahmusic.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily:https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:39:46

Tanya Tucker

8/25/2019
Country music star... and living legend, Tanya Tucker joins Elaina for a deep discussion about life, music, her new album, and show business. Visit the official web-page for Tanya here. Buy the new album as well: https://www.tanyatucker.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily:https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:37:16

Lauren Jenkins

8/18/2019
Rising new country music star, Lauren Jenkins stops by to chat and play her songs for Elaina! Visit Lauren's Webpage and social: https://www.laurenjenkins.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily:https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:37:36

Ingrid Andress

8/11/2019
Singer-songwriter, Ingrid Andress joins Elaina to talk music and life! Listen to Emily Ann Roberts cover Ingrid here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SRC8VZ4_cM Visit Ingrid's Official Webpage: https://www.ingridandress.com Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily:https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter:https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:36:08

Emily Ann Roberts

8/4/2019
Country singer and Voice contestant, Emily Ann Roberts joins Elaina on Breaking Thru! "When I was in the 6th grade, I made my first public performance at my church singing “Blessings” by Laura Story. Later that year, my friend and I auditioned for our middle school talent show and though we tried our best, we didn’t make it in the competition. I decided to ask the teacher what I could improve on so I could have a better chance of making it the next year. My teacher said, “Maybe if you...

Duration:00:37:23

S2 Ep 8 - Jessie Ritter

7/28/2019
Jessie Ritter is our guest for episode 8! Ritter’s voice has taken her around the world—from Australia, to Europe, to New York City. During this time, she spent thousands of hours on stage performing on passenger cruise ships. Now based in Northwest Florida, the budding artist plays music all along the coast, including the Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival. After winning NashFM 105.5’s regional Nash Next competition, she represented the panhandle in the national finals, held at Wildhorse...

Duration:00:46:35

S2 Ep 7 - Mickey Guyton

7/21/2019
Mickey Guyton stops by to talk with Elaina about her life and music. Visit Mickey here: https://www.mickeyguyton.com Watch a "live" performance with Mickey Guyton here: https://bit.ly/2YhLaXK Check out "live" music performances on Nash Country Daily: https://www.youtube.com/user/CountryWeekly/videos Follow Elaina on Twitter: https://twitter.com/elainadsmith Elaina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elainadsmith

Duration:00:43:58