Archive for May, 2010

Chris LeDoux Honored In Wyoming

Fans of the late country star Chris LeDoux will crowd tiny Kaycee, Wyoming (population 300) on Father’s Day weekend as one of the most popular entertainers to perform his music on the rodeo circuit across the U.S. is memorialized in bronze. The new Chris LeDoux Memorial Park is landscaped on downtown Kaycee property LeDoux and […]

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Canadians Join Nashvillians For Flood Relief

Two weeks after Nashville and areas of Tennessee declared a disaster area due to devastating flooding, American and Canadian artists have joined to record and release a song and video for the Red Cross flood relief cause. The project came together after Canadian singer/songwriter Victoria Banks penned the song “City of Dreams” after seeing the flood […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Flood2010

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Sony Music Promotes McKinley

Sony Music Nashville Marketing Vice President Tom Baldrica today announced the promotion of Laura McKinley to the position of Associate Director, Marketing & Artist Development, working with the label group’s Arista Nashville and RCA Nashville imprints. McKinley most recently represented the labels as Manager, Marketing & Artist Development. “Laura’s passion, drive, and attention to detail […]

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Asset Mgt. Firm Eyes EMI Music Publishing

The New York Post is reporting today (5/27) that asset management firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) is in talks to buy a stake in EMI Music Publishing and combine those operations into a separate entity that would be 51 percent controlled by EMI, with the rest being controlled by KKR-owned BMG Rights Management. Post sources […]

Category: Featured, Financial/Legal, Publishing

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JoggleBug Gives Social Networking a Voice

JoggleBug, a new technology giving social media a voice throughout the Internet and on mobile phones, has officially launched. JoggleBug allows celebrities and politicians to “speak” to their fans in real voice, real time. The patent-pending JoggleBug technology allows personalities to pick up their cell phone and leave voice messages within the JoggleBug network, which […]

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DISClaimer Reviews (5/26/10)

There is plenty of activity on the Row this week. Legal Aid reached out to the music community with a get-to-know-us breakfast at Sunset Grill yesterday. It was a real who’s-who gathering.

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Joey + Rory Prep Annual “Bib & Buckle Fest”

Vanguard/Sugar Hill Records artist Joey + Rory are readying the 2nd Annual Bib & Buckle Fest, which has been dubbed the Unofficial CMT Can You Duet Season I Reunion. On Saturday, June 5 in Pottsville (45 minutes south of Nashville), the duo will be joined by Can You Duet cast members Caitlin & Will and […]

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Big Kenny Joins “Rock Band”

Country music’s Big Kenny is partnering with the gaming phenomenon Rock Band to bring relief and donations to Nashville’s flood victims. Kenny is one of the many artists joining Rock Band Relief, an organization that helps artists convert their music into playable songs for the Rock Band video game series. These tracks can be purchased […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Flood2010, Sales/Marketing

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CMT Awards Lines Up Celeb Presenters

Celebrities from all facets of the entertainment industry have lined up to present at the 2010 CMT Music Awards, including celebrity cook Paula Deen, American Idol’s Kara Dioguardi, the NFL’s Terrell Owens, actress Hayden Panettiere, NASCAR legend Richard Petty and Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson. In addition, country superstars Trisha Yearwood and Zac Brown Band […]

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Reading, Writing & Rhythm For Second Harvest

The 10th Annual Reading, Writing and Rhythm benefit concert has just added country group SHeDAISY to the star-studded lineup. The concert, set for June 8 at TPAC’s James Polk Theater in Nashville at 8:00 PM, will also have drop boxes for fans to donate non-perishable food items for Nashville’s Second Harvest Food Bank which suffered greatly […]

Category: Featured, Flood2010, Organizations

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Lady A Steps Up For Flood Relief 

ACM and CMA Vocal Group of the Year Lady Antebellum and their fans are joining together to help out Nashville flood recovery efforts. The trio announced today that all proceeds from their sold out fan club event on June 10 will benefit Nashville flood relief. In addition, a live stream of the intimate concert will be available […]

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