Country Music Explosion:Thanks for doing this interview,Let's first start off by giving us a little background of your life,then we can proceed to the rest of the interview
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Country Music Explosion:Did you live in a small town or big city?

Jessica Lynn:A small town an hour north of Manhattan.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have any brothers or sisters,?if so,Are you the oldest?middle?youngest child

Jessica Lynn:I have one younger sister who also sings and plays!
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Country Music Explosion:Did you finish school?

Jessica Lynn:Yes!Something that many people don't know about me is that I have a Masters Degree in Special Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Math and Adolescent Education.
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Country Music Explosion:What were your fondest memories in school?

Jessica Lynn:My fondest memories of school were playing music with my friends and going to band practices after school.
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Country Music Explosion:What is your favorite food?
My favorite food is an Egg Everything Bagel with low fat veggie cream cheese!
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Country Music Explosion:What is your favorite drink?

Jessica Lynn:My favorite drink is seltzer water with lime.
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Country Music Explosion:What is your favorite season of the year?

Jessica Lynn:I love the summer.That's when we do the majority of our touring and I also hate being cold.
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Country Music Explosion:What is one moment in your life that you will never forget?

Jessica Lynn:I will never forget singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow when I was 8 years old as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz in my school play. That was the moment I really knew this is what I was meant to do!
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Country Music Explosion:What hidden talents do you have?

Jessica Lynn:I'm a pretty good photographer! I really enjoy taking photos. I wish I got to do it more often.
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Country Music Explosion:When & where were you born?Did you grow up to adulthood there?

Jessica Lynn:It is unusual for a country music artist but I was born in Brooklyn,New York but I grew up an hour upstate from Manhattan.
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Country Music Explosion:What was a typical weekend like growing up?

Jessica Lynn:Growing up,a typical weekend for me was playing music with my friends.I started my first band when I was 13 years old and we rehearsed every single day after school and on the weekends.I have such vivid memories from those times.
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Country Music Explosion:Were you or your family members involved in the community?What kind of things?

Jessica Lynn:I always loved to volunteer.When I was younger I would volunteer to sing in nursing homes and in children hospitals and I also would walk dogs at a local animal shelter.
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Country Music Explosion:Do you and/or band have social media accounts where fans can reach out to you?if so,what is the URL for them?

Jessica Lynn:I can be found at the following

Facebook:www.facebook.com/JessicaLynnMusicPage

Twitter:www.twitter.com/Jessica__Lynn_

YouTube:www.youtube.com/JessicaLynnCountry

Instagram:www.instagram.com/JessicaLynnMusic
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Music Q&A

Country Music Explosion:What role did your parents play in your Music Career?

Jessica Lynn:My parents actually play in my band so they play a very big role!My mom is my background singer and my dad is my bass player!
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Country Music Explosion:What did your parents and friends say when you told them you wanted to be a singer?

Jessica Lynn:They were extremely supportive and my parents actually play in my band!
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Country Music Explosion:What's your most favorite thing about singing?

Jessica Lynn:My favorite thing about singing is that you can connect with people on such a deep level through music.
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Country Music Explosion:What's the first concert you attended?

Jessica Lynn:My first concert was one of my favorite singer/songwriters Richard Marx.
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Country Music Explosion:If you could dabble in another genre of music, what would it be?

Jessica Lynn:I always really loved rock'n'roll and pop and the blues.I incorporate those genres in to my country music however so I do dabble in them I guess you could say!
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Country Music Explosion:What message are you trying to send with your music?

Jessica Lynn:I always try to send a positive and empowering message through my music.So much of today's music is so shallow and it's really important to me to make music that means something important.I want to be a good role model for kids and young adults.
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Country Music Explosion:Which instruments do you play?

Jessica Lynn:I play guitar, the drums, and piano.
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Country Music Explosion:What was the first tune(s) you learned?

Jessica Lynn:Surfer Girl by The Beach Boys
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Country Music Explosion:How often and for how long do you practice?

Jessica Lynn:I practice every day in some shape or form.It's important to stay sharp and to play to the best of your ability!
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Country Music Explosion:Where can your music be purchased?

Jessica Lynn:Any digital retailer (amazon, itunes, google play) or my website JessicaLynnMusic.org

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Songwriting Q&A

Country Music Explosion:Who writes your songs? What are the main themes or topics for most of your songs? Do you think these topics will change over time?

Jessica Lynn:I write all of my material with a few songs being co-writes.The songs are about my life and experiences.
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Country Music Explosion:Is there a certain time you set or a certain place to write songs?

Jessica Lynn:My music comes to me when I feel inspired.I never know when a song will arise!
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Country Music Explosion:Do you find song writing to be difficult and need some sort of help or do they come to you very easy?

Jessica Lynn:Songs will come to me easy when I feel inspired.I do find writing very difficult if there is nothing that I am "feeling" at the time.
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Country Music Explosion:What are your main impulses to write music?

Jessica Lynn:My life experiences are what inspires my music.My songs truly tell listeners about my life and things i've been through.
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Country Music Explosion:What do you usually start with when working on a new Music?

Jessica Lynn:It's different every time but usually I will hear a melody in my head and then the song kind of just forms itself.
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Country Music Explosion:When and why did you start writing songs?

Jessica Lynn:I started writing songs as early as 4 years old.
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Touring,Concert,Performing Q&A

Country Music Explosion:Have you been on tour?If so,what's the longest tour you have been involved in? I have been touring extensively for the last 3 years.

Jessica Lynn:We spent 1.5 months on the road without coming home but usually we go out for a few weeks and then come back for a bit and then go out again.
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Country Music Explosion:What's the most gigs you do a year?

Jessica Lynn:We did 85 shows this past year.
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Country Music Explosion:Where would you most like to perform?

Jessica Lynn:I really love performing overseas.I am looking forward to going back to Europe this summer.They really appreciate music there.
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Country Music Explosion:Who would you most like to open for?

Jessica Lynn:Playing with Shania Twain would be a dream. She is a huge influence on me.
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Country Music Explosion:Are you currently doing gigs?if so where?

Jessica Lynn:My tour dates for this upcoming year are starting to be posted on my website www.JessicaLynnMusic.org . We will be overseas quite a bit this summer. I'm excited!
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Country Music Explosion:What do you think about when your preforming?

Jessica Lynn:I honestly don't think about anything other than trying my best to make the audience have a good time. Concerts should be fun and engaging and I always want to just be myself and try to get everyone involved.
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This Concludes the interview,We hope you enjoyed it.