Archive for May, 2010

Throwdown Forced To Trim Dates

The Country Throwdown Tour has announced it will cancel four upcoming shows in Houston (6/9), Dallas (6/10), San Diego (6/17) and Phoenix (6/18). In addition, the Bakersfield date (originally set for 6/16) has now moved to Friday, 6/18. Tickets from the above listed shows will be honored at all other Country Throwdown tour dates and […]

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Country Sales Slide Continues

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WMG’s Pickin’ On The Patio a “Smashing Success”

Last night (5/27) Warner Music Nashville hosted the first Pickin’ On The Patio party and it was a smashing success. Thanks to sponsors Aramark, Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Red Rooster Bar & Music Hall and Red Bull, the packed crowd of 200 attendees munched on appetizers, beer and enjoyed a sneak peak of music […]

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Lost Trailers Going Separate Ways

After tens of thousands of miles, songs that were heard all over America on country radio, and years on the road together, members of The Lost Trailers will pursue their own projects by the end of the year. The band will continue to tour this year which includes the Country Throwdown tour. “I’m thrilled to […]

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ASCAP’s “We Write The Songs” Heads To DC

On May 11, the ASCAP Foundation and the Library of Congress jointly celebrated the first anniversary of the ASCAP Collection at the Library of Congress, the gift by the ASCAP Foundation of documents, photos, sheet music and other artifacts. For the second straight year, a musical concert at the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium called We Write […]

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Cold Stares Finalists in Hard Rock Battle

Nashville rockers The Cold Stares are among 10 finalists in the running to perform at Hard Rock Calling 2010 in London’s Hyde Park with Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam and more. The rock duo are to be international representatives for Nashville in the online voting to commence May 25 via  http://battle.ambassadorsofrock.com/thecoldstares/ Back in April, the Cold […]

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McCartney To Play Music City

Paul McCartney will make his first-ever Nashville appearance Monday July 26, 2010, when he brings his Up and Coming 2010 Tour to the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. The tour will feature the former Beatle and his band in unique venues, places and locations; cities he’s never before played as well as familiar markets he’s not […]

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Lambert Hosts “Cause For Paws” Fundraiser

Miranda Lambert hosted the 3rd Annual Cause for Paws Event last weekend and the numbers are in – $91,000 was raised through ticket sales, sponsorships and auction items at the sold-out event. GAC’s Nan Kelley donated her time to guest host the crowd of over 800 people. Purina Chef Michael’s Canine Creations was the main […]

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Greg Oswald Promoted At WME

[Developing Story] MusicRow has learned that Greg Oswald has been named the new Co-Head of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment’s country division, along with Rick Shipp. Oswald is the agent responsible for artists such as Taylor Swift, Wynonna, Gretchen Wilson, Kenny Rogers, and Hank Williams Jr. COO Paul Moore will continue to oversee the overall Nashville […]

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Bassists Unite For Flood Benefit

Acclaimed bassist Steve Bailey will headline Low Notes For Nashville, a benefit concert to raise funds for Nashville flood relief. The event will also include performances by many top bassists from around the world. The concert will take place 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 17, at Douglas Corner (2106 8th Ave. South). Created less than three […]

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Viewership Down For “Idol” Finale

Lee DeWyze emerged victorious last night, as the ninth season of American Idol came to a close. The show drew 24.2 million total viewers, down 15.9% from the 28.8 million that watched last year’s Idol finale, according to Nielsen Media Research. Last night was the lowest-rated season finale for the show since the first season, […]

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