Mike Thiel is a midwestern Millennial multimediaist with an appreciation for alliteration. (It’s all true!) His stories, photos and videos can be found on the USA Today Network, Taste of Country Network and other entertainment publications and websites around the world. Thiel has created numerous enterprise entertainment features and regularly interviews musicians, comedians, athletes, reality stars, movie producers and more. Currently based in Nashville, Thiel is exploring Music City’s evolving music and nightlife scene and is also a musician himself.
Dierks Bentley Ready to Perform at Nashville’s NFL Draft
The NFL Draft is coming to Nashville, and Dierks is tackling the stage.
Dan + Shay, Kelly Clarkson Soar on ‘Keeping Score’ at 2019 ACM Awards
They gave one of the standout performances of the night.
George Strait, Miranda Lambert Unite for ‘Run’ at the 2019 ACM Awards
Two Texans, one amazing performance.
Chris Stapleton Stuns 2019 ACMs With ‘A Simple Song’
They sounded wonderful together!
Maren Morris and the Highwomen Debut at Loretta Lynn Tribute Show [Watch]
We finally got to hear what they sound like together!
Loretta Lynn Brings the House Down With ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ at Birthday Bash
Even at 86 years old, Loretta Lynn still knows how to party.
Kellie Pickler Inspired a Song Called ‘Damn’ on Jake Owen’s New Album
Kellie made Jake go, "DAMN!"
Watch Luke Bryan, Bobby Bones Sing ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Million Dollar Show for St. Jude
It was all in good fun — and for a good cause!
Dustin Lynch’s Crush Reba McEntire Surprise Inducts Him Into the Opry
Reba is always a pleasant surprise, but especially if you're Dustin Lynch.