Tara Thompson Talks Debut EP & Touring with Jennifer Nettles on CMT’s Next Women of Country Tour

Big Machine artist Tara Thompson is definitely a one to watch in country music.

Hailing from the grounds of Tennessee, the rising star is putting an edgy spin on the classic genre we’ve grown to love. This year, Thompson toured with Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark, and Lindsay Ell on CMT Next Women of Country Tour and released her debut EP Someone to Take Your Place. The record isn’t limiting itself within the traditional boundaries as its snarky presence and sarcastic humor is reinventing the game. The 5-song ensemble revolves around a lighthearted, fun feel that will keep your toes tapping and your smile wide. Click here to read our full EP review.

Celeb Secrets Country caught up with Tara Thompson earlier this summer during the 2016 CMA Music Festival in Nashville earlier this summer where she talked about the making of her debut EP, touring with Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark, and Lindsay Ell on the CMT Next Women of Country Tour, and what’s to come from her in the future. Check out the video below.

For all the latest on Tara Thompson, follow her on Twitter at @TaraThompsonTN.

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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.