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Now Hear This Entertainment

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Now Hear This Entertainment features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment business, with the content presented in a way that not only entertains fans of that guest and fans of good music interviews in general, but in a manner that educates musicians, singers, songwriters – entertainers who want to learn from those who are being interviewed each week by Bruce Wawrzyniak, president of Now Hear This, Inc. The guests come from a wide array of genres and locales.

Now Hear This Entertainment features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment business, with the content presented in a way that not only entertains fans of that guest and fans of good music interviews in general, but in a manner that educates musicians, singers, songwriters – entertainers who want to learn from those who are being interviewed each week by Bruce Wawrzyniak, president of Now Hear This, Inc. The guests come from a wide array of genres and locales.

Location:

Tampa, FL

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Now Hear This Entertainment features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment business, with the content presented in a way that not only entertains fans of that guest and fans of good music interviews in general, but in a manner that educates musicians, singers, songwriters – entertainers who want to learn from those who are being interviewed each week by Bruce Wawrzyniak, president of Now Hear This, Inc. The guests come from a wide array of genres and locales.

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Language:

English


Episodes

NHTE 346 Dane Reis

9/23/2020
Based in Las Vegas, a singer, dancer, actor, and the host of a daily podcast. He has performed in nine shows on the Las Vegas Strip, in addition to having performed in Australia, Italy, Germany, Canada, and New York City. Plus, he has sung as a featured soloist with renowned symphony orchestras. He has also been on radio and TV.

Duration:00:51:42

NHTE 345 Amritha Shakti

9/16/2020
Melbourne, Australia-based singer/songwriter who is a classically trained vocalist that was born in India and studied in the United States. She released a new single last month and is releasing an EP this year. Plus, she released a new music video in July and has another one in the pipeline as well. She has performed at multiple venues in New York City, and, her music has gotten airplay on BBC Radio.

Duration:00:53:09

NHTE 344 Transit Soul

9/9/2020
An acoustic duo who released a new single earlier this year, there might also be an EP from them before year's end. Between the two of them they have a number 1 song in Norway, film credits, and songs playing on radio stations all over the world. As a duo they have performed from South Carolina to as far west as California and even down in the Virgin Islands, among other locations. They are both classically trained musicians who each play more than one instrument, and, they live and tour in...

Duration:01:02:04

NHTE 343 Mike DelGuidice

9/2/2020
Singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player who continues to perform with Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel. At the beginning of June he released a new single and has a new album on the way. He was a guest on this show just over three-and-a-half years ago, back on Episode 150, and among his work since then has been a single that will be on his upcoming album that has a music video featuring actor Kevin James. He also continues to perform with his Billy Joel tribute...

Duration:01:00:08

NHTE 342 Samantha Leigh

8/26/2020
Singer, songwriter, dancer who just last month released a new single and a video to go with it featuring an acoustic performance of the song. Late last year she had put out a six-song EP. She is currently a nominee for four different awards in Creative Loafing’s 30th “Best of the Bay” awards. She was the guest on this show way back on Episode 67 and since then has continued to perform not only at various venues and events, but even on cruise ships!

Duration:00:48:20

NHTE 341 Liz Longley

8/19/2020
Just last Friday she put out a double release, two singles. A singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player, she already this summer released music that drew praise from the likes of Billboard and Forbes. There is a full album coming next month and she has been busy this year with releasing singles. She had a tremendously successful Kickstarter campaign, which we talk about during this interview. She has more than ten thousand followers on Spotify, where she is currently getting more than 67...

Duration:00:49:36

NHTE 340 Shannon LaBrie

8/12/2020
Singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player whose new album will be out next month. She got signed to a publishing deal a year ago and her music has been recognized by the likes of Rolling Stone, CMT, and NPR, and, has gotten placed in films and TV shows. She also co-wrote a song that was on a Grammy-nominated album. On Spotify she has over 27 thousand monthly listeners, and two of her songs on there have gotten more than a million streams each. For her latest single she, just over six weeks...

Duration:00:51:26

NHTE 339 Gary Wertz

8/5/2020
He records and releases under the artist name GRW (pronounced GROW) and is a songwriter, performer, and producer who has just completed his twelfth album, due to be released later this year, although the first single from it was released on June 20th. His musical journey has taken him from New York to San Francisco and now to Music City, along the way working with a variety of artists, including Jane Wiedlen from The Go-Go’s, among many others. He has performed at the famous Bluebird Café in...

Duration:00:48:20

NHTE 338 Jack Forman

7/29/2020
The president of BiCoastal Productions, a New York City-based concert and theatrical booking agency. He had attended Columbia College in Chicago with a focus in Arts, Entertainment & Media Management, after which he was recruited to ICM Partners’ New York City branch in the Urban Concerts department, and would later join BiCoastal Productions, being promoted to company president last month.

Duration:00:43:21

NHTE 337 Casely

7/22/2020
Miami-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who has released a number of singles this year, the latest of them being less than two weeks ago (July 10th). The official lyric video for it got over five thousand views in the first six days on YouTube. He has done collaborations with Pitbull, Lil Jon, and Flo Rida, and was previously signed to Epic Records under Sony Music’s umbrella. He has been featured by the likes of CNN, MTV, and BET. He currently has over 20 thousand monthly...

Duration:00:50:52

NHTE 336 Iveta and Simone

7/15/2020
An award-winning female vocal duo in New Zealand who are releasing their latest single next week Friday, July 24th, after having already released new singles this year on May 29th and April 3rd. A video for one of those songs was released just over a month ago and already has more than 8600 views on YouTube. The two of them were individual artists and songwriters before coming together as an act that has performed at numerous venues and events. Meanwhile, they have successfully pivoted...

Duration:00:48:39

NHTE 335 Maggie Szabo

7/8/2020
Canadian singer, songwriter, piano player now based in Hollywood who released a new single last month, a video for it last week, and has a remix of the song coming out this Friday (July 10) - and more new music coming out this year! She has landed multiple sync placements across the likes of NBC, Netflix, Disney, and the E! network. Some of her premiers/interviews include Billboard, Huffington Post, and Perez Hilton. She has close to 400 thousand monthly listeners on Spotify, where she had...

Duration:00:49:15

NHTE 334 Bryan Lanning

7/1/2020
In January he released an EP that got over 60 thousand streams on Spotify in the first month alone. A singer, songwriter based one hour north of San Diego, he is about to release a full album, which will have twelve songs and come out on July 3rd. Last year there were a million-and-a-half streams of his music on Spotify alone. Along with his wife and kids he also has a family YouTube channel that has over five million subscribers and close to four BILLION views. Meanwhile, his latest music...

Duration:00:50:34

NHTE 333 Terry Barber

6/24/2020
An internationally acclaimed vocalist, actor, songwriter, and producer who is a voting member of the GRAMMYs. On June 5th he released a video that got more than 125 THOUSAND views on Facebook alone in the first twelve-and-a-half days. He has toured with Grammy-winning Chanticleer and was hailed as the jewel in their crown. He is known for his extreme range – stylistically between Sam Smith and Pavarotti – and has done everything from being a solo vocalist with the London Philharmonic to...

Duration:00:55:29

NHTE 332 Noah Guthrie

6/17/2020
He has performed nationally and internationally, including opening for artists from Selena Gomez and Ed Sheeran to Dwight Yoakam and Willie Nelson. He has also performed on NBC’s Today Show and The Tonight Show, ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, and he was even a semi-finalist on Season 13 of “America’s Got Talent.” Based in South Carolina, he is a singer, songwriter, guitar player who has a new single coming out next month. His music catalog is extensive going back to 2014, having first...

Duration:00:59:37

NHTE 331 Mike Burke

6/10/2020
With a new EP just released two weeks ago, this singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist has performed in notable venues such as The Bitter End and Rockwood Music Hall in New York as well as the Hotel Café in Los Angeles. He has even performed in France. He had more than 53 thousand streams of his music last year on Spotify – despite not putting out any new releases in 2019! Now living in Nashville, he grew up in Boston, and has also lived in New York, Los Angeles, and Orlando.

Duration:00:46:54

NHTE 330 Marc Scibilia

6/3/2020
With song placements already this year in Samsung and Cadillac commercials, he is a Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player who has gotten tens of millions of streams on Spotify, with well over a half-million monthly listeners on that platform. He has done national headlining tours and has opened for the likes of the Zac Brown Band, Gavin DeGraw, and James Bay. He has appeared on “The Today Show” and on the MTV Europe Music Awards. Plus he has had songs in national ads...

Duration:00:41:46

NHTE 329 Liddy Clark

5/27/2020
L.A.-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who's originally from Florida but also spends plenty of time in Nashville. She has opened for Chris Stapleton, Scotty McCreery, Jake Owen, and Joe Nichols, and has performed at some highly respected events and venues, including the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville and at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles. Along the way she has also gotten support from Radio Disney and she was an iHeartRadio Digital Artist of the Month and has performed at the...

Duration:00:51:24

NHTE 328 Laura Pieri

5/20/2020
A singer and actress who just released a new single two months ago and video for it as well. Grammy Award-winning Cory Rooney, executive producer and producer for Jennifer Lopez, who has also produced for artists such as Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, & Mark Anthony, has marked her as his next artist for development. She starred on Season 3 of Snapchat Original’s hit show, “Endless,” and has a social media following of over a half-million. Several of her videos have gone viral on TikTok and her new...

Duration:00:49:34

NHTE 327 Twin Kennedy

5/13/2020
Identical twin sisters who hail from western Canada. They have a new EP coming out in a few months digitally (although available now in physical units) and they have a song that was recently featured on CMT and is currently playing on SiriusXM. They have amassed three Canadian Country Music Association Award nominations, 13 British Columbia Country Music Association nominations, two Vancouver Island Music awards, two John Lennon Songwriting Award wins, and the 2019 Independent Music Award...

Duration:00:50:27