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Ashley Monroe Interview; Part I

Posted on October 6, 2015 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Enjoy Part I of our interview with Warner Brothers Nashville singer/songwriter Ashley Monroe​ as she talks about her latest album "The Blade," her inclination to record authentic country music, friendship with country superstar Miranda Lambert​, a possible Pistol Annies​ reunion and more!


Read the interview along with photos right here:

Ashley Monroe Cover Presentation

Posted on September 18, 2015 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

CHICAGO, IL (September 18th, 2015) –Warner Brothers Nashville recording artist, singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe was recently presented with her official September-October 2015 cover story on Friday August 28th, 2015 at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois.

Fresh on the heels of releasing her critically-acclaimed record “The Blade,” the starlet has been all over the country opening shows for country music megastars Little Big Town and Rascal Flatts this past summer.

This fall, Ashley will embark on her very own headlining tour kicking off October 1st in Macon, GA, with a handful of dates booked through late November; many of which have already sold-out.

We’d like to thank Ashley Monroe and her team for their time and the opportunity to interview Ashley in person at the Ravinia concert! Stay tuned to Country Stars Central for Part I of the interview VERY soon!

In the meantime, please check out Ashley’s official website for the latest tour date and news:


Dr. Ralph and Nathan Stanley Cover Reveal

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

CHICAGO, IL (August 10th, 2015) – Country Stars Central recently presented legendary Bluegrass music icon Dr. Ralph Stanley and his multi-talented grandson, Nathan Stanley with their May-June 2015 cover story backstage after their breathtaking performance at Chicago’s City Winery on Sunday August 2nd, 2015.

At 88 years young, Dr. Stanley proved that he still has what it takes when it comes to delivering a chilling performance. Immediately upon taking the stage, Dr. Stanley was warmly welcomed by a standing ovation and solid applause. With his loving grandson right there beside him, Dr. Stanley and his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys effortlessly breezed through one hit after another. He opened the show with “Man Of Constant Sorrow,” the Grammy Award winning song that helped introduce Bluegrass music to an entirely new audience.

We’d like to thank Dr. Ralph Stanley and Nathan for graciously bringing Country Stars Central CEO and Founder Christian F. Scalise onstage during the concert to present their official cover story in front of the City Winery audience. We also would like to send heartfelt thanks for the very kind words and praise about Country Stars Central that came from Nathan during the presentation.See photos below;

Be sure to read our interview with Dr. Ralph Stanley and Nathan Stanley right here:

Montgomery Gentry Cover Presentation

Posted on August 4, 2015 at 1:40 AM Comments comments (0)

CHICAGO, IL (August 3, 2015) - CSC recently presented ACM and CMA Award winners, Grand Ole Opry and Kentucky Music Hall of Fame members, Montgomery Gentry with their March-April 2015 cover story backstage at the Rock County 4-H Fair in Janesville, Wisconsin on Thursday July 30th, 2015.

Known for their love of God and country, the revered and patriotic duo has sold several million albums worldwide and continues to perform across the country to their dedicated fans.

In addition to the presentation, Christian F. Scalise took the opportunity to thank Eddie and Troy for their past involvement with CCA (Children’s Craniofacial Association). With a genuine and accepting spirit, the duo gladly posed with the CCA poster helping raise awareness for CCA and sharing their vision of a world where all people are accepted for who they are, not how they look.

We’d like to thank Montgomery Gentry and Monarch Publicity for their time. Be sure to read our interview with Montgomery Gentry here: ‪

(Pictured below, Montgomery Gentry and Christian F. Scalise, Founder of Country Stars Central. Copyright Country Stars Central, 2015)

Dr. Ralph Stanley Interview

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Be sure to check out Part I of our interview with Bluegrass icon, Dr. Ralph Stanley and his grandson Nathan. Dr. Ralph discusses his latest album “Man Of Constant Sorrow,” celebrating his 70th year of performing, his thoughts on recording a duet with country music star Lee Ann Womack and MUCH MORE!





Read Part I of the interview with Dr. Ralph Stanley and Nathan here:

Charlie Worsham Interview; Part II

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)

In Part II of our interview with the multi-talented Charlie Worsham, the star talks about songwriting, his fans, who his dream duet partner would be and much more.


Read Part II of the interview with Charlie Worsham right here:

Charlie Worsham Interview; Part I

Posted on January 25, 2015 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We're pleased to release Part I of our interview with the multi-talented Charlie Worsham. In Part I of the interview, the rising star discusses his debut album "Rubberband," departure from KingBilly, his inspiration for songwriting, goals for the future and much more!


Read Part I of the interview with Charlie Worsham right here:

Lee Ann Womack Concert Review

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Award-winning country music star, Sugar Hill Recording artist Lee Ann Womack made a one night only stop in the small town of Danville, Kentucky to perform at the gorgeous 300 seat Norton Center for the Arts located at Centre College on Saturday January 17th, 2015...


Read the full review with photos here: