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Opening for Sawyer Brown!

In November I was incredibly honored to open for Sawyer Brown in my home state of Utah! It was an amazing night and so many friends and family members where there to support me as well as hear a…

Shantell Ogden joins Songs and Stars Roster for UK Booking

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NASHVILLE, TN- July 24, 2019- Nashville-based award-winning artist/songwriter Shantell Ogden announced today she has joined the Songs & Stars roster for UK booking. Ogden is planning a late September early October tour in England.

3 Tips for Tour Packing When Traveling Abroad

Ah, touring abroad. There are so many things I love about traveling and playing music makes it just that much sweeter.

The first time I used a U.S. curling iron abroad and singed my hair off, I learned…

Shantell Ogden Partners with Lime Tree Music PR

Luke Roberts and Shantell Ogden on site at Buckle and Boots Festival
Award-wining artist/songwriter Shantell Ogden signed an agreement today with Luke Roberts and Lime Tree Music PR to promote her upcoming release The Road That Drives Me to media…

Introducing the New U.K. Fan Community!



Thanks to Jonathan Peter Barker (above) there is now a new U.K. and Ireland Fan Community on Facebook to follow and connect with Shantell about music, news and future tours in the region. 

"Country music is becoming popular in the…

Morning Music: Good Day Utah TV Appearance



On Thursday, July 30, I performed on the Good Day Utah Morning Show on Fox 13!!!

The anchors Kelly Chapman and Kerri Cronk were so sweet to us---and it was so much fun to watch them behind-the-scenes! These ladies have…

Radio Insights With Cullen Kehoe...


Me, Joe and Cullen with his furry sidekick


On a recent radio station visit to Knoxville I had the chance to meet Cullen Kehoe, Programmer/Production DirectorAmericana Nights, WFIV 105.3 FM. For those of you who may not know, My…

Toilet Paper, Creativity and TV - Hello Sundance!

 
Hotel Park City at Sundance
   This year was my first Sundance experience and what an experience it was!

Here are my top three highlights :

- The People- You never know who you are going…

American Idol and Me



You Never Know Who's Out There

Sometimes you're playing a show somewhere (like in LA at the House of Blues Hollywood) and you think, "I'm not really sure who's out there in that crowd and I don't…

My First CA Tour!


 
LA Women in Music Coordinator Phoebe Carter, host Harriet Schock and me at the
LAWiM Show at M Bar in Hollywood.

Now that was a trip!!! Here’s a brief look at what “went down” in…

The ‘Big Apple’ and Apple Days!



Entrada Institute Board of Directors: L to R: Annette Lamb, Steve Lutz, me,
Larry Johnson & Barry Scholl
  Last week was a real treat!

I was honored to perform at the third annual Apple Days…

Radio Interview with KSVC!

 


I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Kathy Farnsworth (above) at my hometown radio station, KSVC. It was like 'old home week' at the station because my former neighbor, Dianne Brienholt, works at KSVC as…

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The Gigs I'll Never Forget...

 So does anyone remember the scene in the movie Road House where the band is performing behind chicken wire? I would say that would be a pretty memorable gig!

 

For me there are a few that come to mind...and…

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Summer at the Summit...

On June 16, I had the pleasure of hanging (and playing) with some hip and happening Charlotte area songwriters at Summit Coffee in Davidson, NC. We played an outdoor showcase underneath a full moon, and it was, in short, a…