NEWS

6/22/18 - Panama City, FL: PC News Herald Jam Sessions

Kristen Barkuloo and Tony Simmons at the Panama City News Herald

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. 

4/18/17 - Murfreesboro, TN: Hillary Scott Scholarship

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.

3/12/16 - South Yorkshire, UK: The Bugcast

The Bugcast, Music  and Chat from  South Yorkshire in the UK -  The Bugcast celebrated its  400th episode with listener's choice of the best tracks from the past  year; Kristen's songs, "Halfway to Tennessee" and "Last Chance"  were  both selected for the episode! CLICK HERE to listen to the podcast. 

11/25/15 - Nashville, TN: Center Stage Magazine

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."  

11/5/15 - Santa Rosa Beach, FL: 30A Songwriter Radio

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.

10/21/15 - California: 92.6 The Blitz Radio

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.

3/31/15 - Nashville, TN: Great American Song Contest

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 

3/19/15 - OnStage Magazine

 "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. 

10/21/14 - Songwriter Music announces Release of Kristen Barkuloo's single LAST CHANCE

Songwriter Music, LLC announces the release of Kristen Barkuloo's single Last Chance, follow-up to her debut album Halfway to Tennessee.  Last Chance is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, and at most music streaming sites.

5/8/14 - Panama City Living Magazine

 

"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. 

2/22/14 - Gulf Place, Santa Rosa Beach, FL: Furry Fest

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." 

8/31/13 - Panama City, FL - Halfway to Tennessee CDs Available

 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. 

7/21/13 - Songwriter Music and Kristen Barkuloo Music announce release of Halfway to Tennessee

Songwriter Music, LLC and Kristen Barkuloo Music announce the official release of Kristen's debut album Halfway to Tennessee on July 21st, at which time physical copies and digital copies of the album will be available on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby,

7/20/13 -Halfway to Tennessee CD Release Party

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.

7/17/13 - WJHG Coverage of Halfway to Tennessee CD Release

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

7/17/13 - WPAP FM, Panama City, FL: Interview and First Official Spin of Halfway to Tennessee

Shane Collins, Kristen Barkuloo, and Tom Lewis at the studio of WPAP 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.

6/24/13 - WJHG Panama City: Coverage on Studio 812 and Halfway to Tennessee Release

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. 

6/1/13 - Lynn Haven, FL: Official Date Set for Halfway to Tennessee Release

Tom Hoots, Kristen Barkuloo, and Calvin Gann at Studio 812

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.