The World's Longest Running Talent Showcase


Director & Host:

Jill Stalnaker

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About Nashville CSN:

CSN Nashville holds bi-monthly concerts at 9pm on a Thursday night.
Selected singers perform up to 4 songs each with a rockin' house band of A-list Nashville musicians. Past performers have included Lari White, Elizabeth Cook, and Benita Hill.

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

Bluebird Cafe
4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215

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Featured Artists

Kara Hesse
Kara Hesse

Kara Hesse

Native to the Wichita plains and raised in Boulder, CO, Kara's midwestern roots seep through her sultry voice and songwriting with an eclectic blend of soul and rock 'n roll. Her songs have been placed on television shows including CBS Scorpion and DirecTV’s You Me Her. She has opened for such acts as B.B. King, Al Green, Buddy Guy, Steve Miller Band and Howie Day. She has self-released two albums, Better By Morning (2014) & Sojourner (2018). After extended visits since 2019, she moved to Nashville in the spring of 2022.
Sadie Fine
Sadie Fine

Sadie Fine

Sadie Fine is a 16 year old, self taught singer/songwriter living in the Nashville, TN area.
She grew up traveling all over the world as a military child and developed a passion for music and singing at the young age of 4.
Her debut EP titled, Grow Up, will be available in 2023. You can listen to her first two singles; Grow Up and Use Me on all streaming platforms!
Bella Raye
Bella Raye

Bella Raye

Bella Raye is an up and coming country singer/songwriter based in Nashville. Originally from Bristol, her love of music could be seen at an early age. As a toddler, she swayed along to songs in her stroller, and she gave her first performance in front of an audience in elementary school. Today, after years of dedication and pure passion, she has established a respectable name for herself in Music City. Bella has worked with some of the best talents in the industry to improve her songwriting and to master her voice.

Bella is known for her vivid storytelling, authentic voice, and electrifying performances. More than anything, Bella loves connecting with her fans, and maintaining a fun and active social media presence daily. She is always happy to hear how her songs have connected with listeners. Fans have described Bella as a ‘country princess’ due to her combination of poise and power as she rocks the stage. Be sure to sign up below to keep up with Bella as she makes her way to the top!

Mia Morris
Mia Morris

Mia Morris

Mia Morris is a rock songwriter, singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Mia's first love was the drums and that’s where she does her best work--behind her standup kit, front and center for live performances. She showcases her power through her singing, playing and in her lyrics. SInce moving to Nashville in 2017, she has become well known as a touring musician and as an artist & writer. Mia also did some producing for other artists in 2020 while touring and live shows were put on hold along with being featured in American Songwriter as a notable composer. Mia has co-written and recorded projects with dozens of hit songwriters and well known artists that include members of The All-American Rejects and Fountains Of Wayne. She knows what she wants to hear on the songs she writes, so she produces and plays all the instruments on her releases. Her musical influences are evident in her work, which include Jack White, Yungblud, CAKE, The Beatles, Fountains Of Wayne and Gwen Stefani.

Deemed a drum prodigy by other professional musicians, she backed up over 120 artists as a percussion side-woman in 2019. As a 13 year-old Mia Morris gained the attention of millions after releasing near-flawless drum covers of hard rock tracks like Van Halen’s “Hot for Teacher” on YouTube. After two years of side-man, gig and session work for hundreds of artists, Mia focused on writing, co-writing and recording as an artist. She's written more than 125 songs for both herself and other artists and released over 30 songs which are available anywhere music is found online. In addition to the drums, Mia plays the piano, bass, guitar, ukulele, harmonica, cajon and melodica and can be seen on all of those instruments and more on her more than 100 videos available on YouTube.

Mia is a 16-year-old sophomore based in Nashville.


More about CSN Nashville and CSN International:

Chick Singer Night (CSN), the country's original and longest-running national songfest for female artists, celebrates ten years of showcases in Nashville with bi-monthly concerts at 9:00 p.m. on a Thursday at the renowned Bluebird Cafe. The shows will feature returning performers such as Christy McDonald (Curb Records recording artist) and Kirsti Manna (writer of Blake Shelton's "Austin"), as well as newcomers Mia Rose, Brian Fisk, Willie Ames, Taylor Wagner, and more.

CSN is a non-profit organization that promotes women in music by providing a house band and a venue for new and established artists to perform in. CSN's directors donate their services in hopes of raising the musical bar for "chick singers" everywhere. "Chick Singer Night offers women the opportunity to experience and expand their musical potential," CSN Founder and Executive Director Lori Maier said. "We encourage women to make music, share that music and become a new addition to the music scene."

Currently running in multiple cities across the globe, the showcase has featured Phoebe Snow, Norah Jones, Paula Cole, Lari White, and hundreds of other talented local and regional female artists. Music lovers can catch the up and coming as well as the seasoned pros at CSN in Music City, as well as Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Las Vegas, New York, Hawaii, and Stockholm, among other cities.

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