Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Ashley Wineland!
Whether she is singing and performing, raising money to assist our nation’s veterans, or donating her time to animal welfare organizations or other worthy causes, ASHLEY WINELAND is leaving an impression on everyone whose path she crosses. Ashley first made a splash in the Southwestern music scene with the release of her patriotic song, “Red, White & Blue,” which honored the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces. The video also caught the attention of the local CBS affiliate. She quickly realized that her music could be a catalyst to raise awareness for this and other causes close to her heart. To date, she has worked tirelessly volunteering for numerous charities, lending her voice and her time to support their platforms.
Her critically-acclaimed debut CD, “Family Business,” featuring her original compositions, garnered significant airplay on radio stations worldwide. However, it was her live performances and engaging stage presence that captured the eye of the music industry, which also led to some significant endorsements. Ashley was named the very first “Alvarez Breakthrough Artist,” and recently was upgraded to “Pro Artist” status. Corral Boots soon followed, listing Ashley as one of their celebrity spokespeople…with Peter Grimm Hats also engaging Ashley as one of their spokespeople.
Ashley became a frequent guest on television and radio shows was often the subject of print media. She graced the cover of the global music publication ION Indie Magazine in December 2014 and appeared inside in a feature article, and additionally, captured the cover of City To Country Magazine (Sept/Oct ’16 edition). A favorite on the festival circuit, Ashley has appeared at Ostrich Festival (supporting Parmalee), Road to Country Thunder/Country Thunder, and West Valley Fair & Music Festival (supporting John Michael Montgomery), and additionally appeared in both Arizona (West Valley Fair & Music Festival) and Texas (Sun City Fair) supporting the Grammy Award-winning group Diamond Rio. She also headlined at the legendary country venue Reo Palm Isle in Longview, Texas — on whose stages have performed icons such as Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, and Miranda Lambert, to name a few.
Her follow-up video to the single “Red, White and Blue,” “No Prince Charming,” was filmed in her beloved home state of Arizona with the Superstition Mountains serving as a scenic backdrop. In keeping with the storytelling aspect of country music, “No Prince Charming” depicted the timeless tale of “good cowboy versus bad cowboy”. This classic theme resounded with her fans — as “No Prince Charming” debuted at Number 2 on iTunes in the category of “Best New Country Music.” In 2017, she released her current hit song, “She’s Gone,” along with her second CD “Simple Life.” The stunning “She’s Gone” storyline video, filmed in Sedona, AZ, utilized the use of the bird’s eye view of drone cameras to capitalize on the enthralling landscapes. The video quickly amassed almost a million views! And when you are talking “numbers” in relation to Ashley Wineland — her social media total following has reached almost 200K fans. She credits her devoted worldwide fan base to her recently realizing an immensely impressive record by attaining a weekly reach of over 1 million on Facebook! As a way of both engaging and showing her appreciation for her followers, Ashley does a live broadcast each Friday on Facebook. Here, she chats about her upcoming appearances and performs her original music and her renditions of popular songs of today and yesterday, along with sharing her views on diverse topics and her life experiences while interacting with her fans – who lovingly refer to themselves as “Winelanders.”
Branded as an Official CMT Artist and now, National Recording and Touring Artist, Ashley looks forward to having her music reach a larger audience and growing her fan base while booking more appearances and continuing to write music. 2017 has proven to be a milestone year for Ashley and 2018 is following suit. With her CD “Simple Life” gaining impressive ground and the “She’s Gone” National Tour under her belt — there’s no sign of slowing down for Ashley Wineland! She embarks on her second national tour in March 2018 to support the CD, the “Simple Life” National Tour, and looks excitedly to the next chapter in her musical journey.
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