In Episode 67 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Holly Tucker, a Texas country recording artist. In her interview, Holly discusses her local history, the realities of making a career out of music, and what Nashville has to learn from Texas. Before that conversation, Austin shines the Small Business Spotlight, which is presented by American Bank, on His Grace Productions, a veteran-owned commercial videography company.
Inside the Episode:
0:42 - The Small Business Spotlight: His Grace Productions
6:04 - Holly Tucker's Waco history
6:59 - How she found music as a youth
9:18 - Moving from a hobby to a profession
11:30 - Waco's music scene
12:39 - Explaining the song, "Country Music Won't Let Me"
14:30 - Channeling the country greats
17:47 - Keeping her roots in her music
19:15 - Realities of cutting a record in 2019
21:11 - Making money with music
23:10 - A new record on the way
24:29 - Growing as a song writer
27:14 - Balancing business and creativity
28:39 - Setting an example for aspiring musicians