Archive for September, 2010

Bone Collector CD Melds Hunting and Country

Noted outdoorsman Michael Waddell (Bone Collector) has joined forces with country songwriters Rhett Akins (“Gimme That Girl,” “All About Tonight”) and Dallas Davidson (“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” “Start a Band”). The resulting collaboration, a “hunting album” entitled, Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector: The Brotherhood Album featuring Rhett Akins and Dallas Davidson comes out on Reprise Records on […]

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Katie Armiger is a “Nice Girl” in GAC Sweepstakes

Up-and-coming country artist Katie Armiger teamed up with GACTV.com to celebrate the release of her upcoming album, Confessions of a Nice Girl. On August 31st, GAC kicked off the contest, giving a lucky fan the opportunity to win a trip for two to Nashville to attend Armiger’s album release party on September 29th. Kelly Johnson […]

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IEBA Adds Conference Performers

IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association) has announced additional performances at this year’s 40th Anniversary conference. On Monday, October 4, the legendary “I Will Survive” singer Gloria Gaynor will follow this year’s keynote speaker, Jim Morey, with a performance in the main ballroom at the Hilton Suites in downtown Nashville. CAA will provide a host of stars […]

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Brentwood Skatepark To Be Dedicated to Alex LeVasseur

Songwriter Jeffrey Steele has announced that the official groundbreaking for the the new Alex LeVasseur Memorial Skatepark at the Brentwood YMCA. The Y’s current skatepark, which is over 10 years old, was completely submerged during the Nashville flood in early May. The park, in desperate need of repair and renovation, will be torn out, re-designed, […]

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Target And Taylor Offer Deluxe “Speak Now”

Target has announced its partnership with superstar Taylor Swift on her third album, Speak Now. Target will offer an exclusive deluxe version of the album that features three new music tracks, three remixed music tracks, and 30 minutes of video content with the four-time GRAMMY® Award winner.  The special deluxe version of Speak Now will […]

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Warner Bros. Readies Song Demo Collection

Warner Bros. Records is getting ready to offer music lovers a peek into the songs that artists hear before they become a No. 1 hit. The Original Songwriter Demos is a collection of original demo performances of some of country music’s most influential hits performed by the songwriter’s themselves. Volumes one and two of the […]

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Zac Brown Band Goes “Live” Online With Ustream


On Sunday, September 19, Zac Brown Band will stream their live show from the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, powered by Ustream via ZacBrownBand.com. The band will perform songs from their new album You Get What You Give, as well as material from their double platinum major label debut The Foundation. The concert will debut the […]

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Weekly Chart Report (9/17/10)

RADIO NEWS Following Lotus Broadcasting’s flip of KUUB to sports, several staff members have exited. Those departing include MD/afternoons Big Chris Hart (775-830-1320 or [email protected]), morning co-host Woody (775-842-4314 or [email protected]) and morning co-host Malayna (775-219-3032 or [email protected]). KUUB will also be removed from MusicRow’s CountryBreakout reporting panel beginning with the upcoming week. SPIN ZONE […]

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Earl Scruggs Hospitalized

Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs has been hospitalized in North Carolina with an undisclosed illness. The banjo master was in Chapel Hill on Wednesday (9/15) for a sold-out show at the University of North Carolina. He was taken to the hospital shortly after arriving to the venue. Family members say the 86-year-old banjo great is feeling […]

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Sony Songstress Exits Label

Once again the Scribe’s famed crystal ball is aglow. Unofficial it remains, but the Shiny Globe shows a female headliner with the same first and last name initial leaving Sony Music Nashville. She recently switched management and is seemingly intent on adding new elements to her career. In fact the Optical Oracle opines that Warner […]

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John Dennis Forms New Management Firm

Manager John Dennis, previously managing partner of Parallel Entertainment, has launched a new management company, Dennis Entertainment. Clients include: Montgomery Gentry, Billy Currington, and Coldwater Jane. Company contact information is as follows: John Dennis – [email protected] Alicia Jones – [email protected] Aaron Kinssies – [email protected] Grace Schoper – [email protected] 209 10th Ave S, Ste 506 , […]

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