Archive for February, 2011

Signings And Such (2/28)

Big Loud Shirt Signs Joey Moi • Savannah Signs Jack Williams

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Collins Beefs UP Skyville West Promotion

Skyville Records announces that Dave Collins will join its promotion team to serve as Director of Promotion in the West. Collins, who has over 22 years of experience was previously part of NineNorth Promotion. “Dave is a tenacious promotion man who has shown he has what it takes to compete in the west,” shares Kevin Herring, President […]

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CRS Preview: Schedule Highlights

Country Radio Seminar officially opens Wednesday, March 2, in downtown Nashville, but related events are getting started even earlier. CRS 2011 runs March 2-4 at the Nashville Convention Center. Here’s a quick look at the week’s itinerary: Tuesday, March 1 MusicRow’s invitation-only CRS Meet & Greet and Country Breakout Awards, featuring performances by Colt Ford […]

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Sean Patrick McGraw Joins Dierks Bentley Tour

Sean Patrick McGraw will be one of the opening artists on the East Coast version of the Jagermeister Country Tour featuring Dierks Bentley. McGraw’s seven tour dates extend from March 17-27. Like many overnight success stories, Sean Patrick McGraw has spent the last few years playing upwards of 150 road dates per year, racking up […]

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Industry Photos

Jake Owen In The Studio • CMT’s Jay Frank Speaks to SOURCE • Chris August Celebrates No. 1

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Three Nashvillians Among “Idol” Finalists

Nashvillians Ashthon Jones, Kendra Chantelle and Paul McDonald made it to the top 24 on the current season of American Idol. The first group of finalists were revealed last week on the Fox show. All three contestants have been trying to make it in the music business. McDonald sings in his band The Grand Magnolias, […]

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Lambert Cancels Dates Due To Illness

Miranda Lambert‘s tour kicked off on a high note earlier this month with two sold-out shows, but the outing hit a snag when she was forced to cancel the upcoming Australian leg. She announced cancellation of her tour dates Down Under this morning (2/28) on her official website. The singer is suffering from a respiratory […]

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Paisley’s Video Paintbox Adds To Concert Production

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Toby Keith Introduces Wild Shot Mezcal

Sorry, horses, you still have to drink beer. Ever the entrepreneur, Toby Keith is launching Toby Keith’s Wild Shot Mezcal, a 100% green agave spirit that purports to be authentic. Very few Mezcal products currently exist in the market and Keith plans to capitalize on that with his version of the traditional Mexican drink. “I […]

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Is Digital Music Heading To The Clouds?

Look up! Is it a bird or a plane? No. It’s the clouds. The music industry waters are set to begin rippling again later this year, possibly as early as summer when, according to Financial Times, Apple, Google and Spotify jump into the cloud with music. Exactly what this will mean, may be a bit […]

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Benefit News

Chesney Raises Awareness For Everglades Foundation • Lady A Headlines Gift of Music Event • Underwood Gives to Save The Children • 2011 Chords of Hope • Braswell Performs Benefit Concert for Rescue Mission • Music City Tennis Invitational • Lambert’s Cause For The Paws • Campbell Brings Music to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

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