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  • Writer's pictureAyana Otteman

Exploring Creativity, Discipline, and Vulnerability with Nomadic Musician C.J. Rislove

In today's episode...

join JonLuc, a member of the Tiny Home Tours team,  as he chats with C.J. Rislove. As a fellow nomad, exceptional musician, and Season 22 American Idol contestant, C.J. brings a unique wealth of experience and insight to the table. From a young age, C.J. had a deep desire to live nomadically, and at the remarkable age of 17, he fulfilled that dream by acquiring his very own bus.

Tune in as C.J. dives into his creative journey as a nomadic musician, sharing anecdotes, challenges, and triumphs along the way. JonLuc & C.J.  traverse themes of confidence, vulnerability, discipline, and the multiple facets of the creative process. Don't miss out on this profound exploration of the human spirit and the boundless possibilities that come with pursuing one's passions.

JonLuc & C.J. discuss:

  • C.J.'s origins as a musician and his experience on Season 22 of American Idol

  • Choosing nomadic life at a young age

  • The balance of discipline and creativity

  • C.J.'s Demo-A-Day project for the month of February

  • The courage required to share one's art

  • The beauty and wealth of artistry found in the nomadic community

  • Lessons learned from life on the road

  • Where to find and follow C.J.'s music & journey online

To follow C.J.'s journey check out his:


YouTube @cjrislove2022.

And, be sure to give his music a listen on Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud or wherever you stream your music!

Check out C.J.'s music on SoundCloud:


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