Panama City News Herald Jam Sessions featuring Kristen Barkuloo - Kristen performed in this Facebook Live event where she featured acoustics of the original songs that will be on her upcoming sophomore album. CLICK HERE for video of the event. For Kristen's follow-up podcast interview with the News Herald's Tony Simmons, CLICK HERE.
Kristen Barkuloo was pleased and honored to received the Hillary Scott Scholarship at the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment, Department of Recording Industry. Hillary Scott, of Lady Antebellum, attended MTSU from 2004 through 2006 as a recording industry major, and established the scholarship for young women seeking careers involving the creative aspects of the music industry. Cick theboot.com to read more.
Missy Wolf, Center Stage Magazine, "I love watching a young artist pursue their dreams and reach their goals. Meet Kristen Barkuloo. This young female artist has proven that she has what it takes to make her dreams reality..." CLICK HERE to listen to Kristen's in-depth interview with Missy Wolf in "Conversations with Missy."
Local Songwriters Discuss "Off Season" - read Kristen's latest interview with 30A Songwriter Radio's Shannon Ireland about how she and other musicians spend their time during the off season staying engaged with their fans. CLICK HERE to listen to Kristen's original interview on 30A Songwriter Radio back in 2013.
DJ Tom Slick of 92.6 The Blitz announced that Kristen's song Back to Frostproof earned the number one song of the day with the most listener requests, followed by the number one spot for the week on the weekend countdown.
Kristen's song "Last Chance" was selected as a Top 5 Winner in the Singer/Songwriter category of the 16th Annual Great American Song Contest, earning a top spot from more than 1700 international entries
"Making Sure 'Music Matters' in Panama City" (OnStage Magazine) - Continuing coverage of the Music Matters initiative that Kristen has been involved in since its inception.
"Downtown Venues Discover 'Music Matters'" - Kristen is proud to be a part of the "Music Matters" initiative in downtown Panama City, which is bringing live music to the walkable downtown. CLICK HERE for the article "Music Matters - and Brings Life Back to Panama City" in Panama City Living Magazine.
Kristen was invited to sing main stage at the First Annual Furry Fest in beautiful Santa Rosa Beach. This brand new family-friendly festival benefited the Alaqua Animal Refuge and H.E.A.R.T. Animal Rescue. CLICK HERE for details in 30a Songwriter Radio's article "Local Musicians Volunteer for Furry Ones."
In addition to on-line distribution at iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby, Halfway to Tennessee CDs are now available for purchase at the following locations: BOT Boutique in Panama City, The Crystal Pistol in Panama City; and Central Square Records in Seaside, FL. If you live nearby or you are visiting the area, be sure to visit these fine stores.
Songwriter Music, LCC and Kristen Barkuloo Music announce the CD release party for Kristen's debut album Halfway to Tennessee. on Saturday, July 20th at the Martin Theater Green Room in downtown Panama City Florida. Doors open at 6:00. Free entry; all ages welcome. CDs will be available for purchase.
News reporter Paris Janos interviews Kristen Barkuloo on the WJHG morning show about her upcoming CD release party scheduled for July 20, 2013 at the Martin Theater Green Room in Panama City, FL
Shane Collins an Tom Lewis of WPAP, FM interviewed Kristen Barkuloo about the recording of Halfway to Tennessee, her upcoming CD release party, and play the first official spin of the title track.
WJHG's Ashley Arnold interviews Sound Engineer Tom Hoots, Producer Calvin Gann, and artist Kristen Barkuloo at Studio 812 in Lynn Haven, FL about the world-class recording studio and about Kristen's experiences while recording "Halfway to Tennessee." Kristen's release of her debut CD is scheduled for July 2013. CLICK HERE to view the video footage.
Studio 812, Paradigm Records, Songwriter Music, and Kristen Barkuloo Music are pleased to announce the official release date of Kristen Barkuloo's debut CD Halfway to Tennessee on July 21, 2013. Digital and physical copies will be available on CD Baby, Amazon, and iTunes. Kristen is pictured with sound engineer Tom Hoots and producer Calvin Gann at Studio 812 in Lynn Haven, Florida.