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Connie Smith Takes Up Residency at Hall of Fame
Connie Smith with featured steel guitarist guests Gary Carter, Robby Turner, and Weldon Myrick before her first Artist-in-Residency show Monday night (8/22) at the Country Music Hall of Fame ® and Museum. The theme for the evening was “Connie and the Steel Guitar.” Smith’s remaining residency programs will be Aug. 29 and Sept. 12.

Pictured (L-R): Gary Carter, Robby Turner, Connie Smith, Weldon Myrick, Marty Stuart and Vice President of Museum Programs Jay Orr. Photo: Donn Jones

Miller Harris Foundation Benefit
SESAC supported the annual Miller Harris Foundation Benefit show at the Bluebird Café, which featured a line-up of top songwriters including its own affiliates Rob Hatch and Lance Miller, who took the stage along with fellow hitmakers Dallas Davidson, Lee Brice, Jason Sellers, Doug Johnson and Jerrod Niemann. The event raised funds for asthma education and awareness programs. The 12th Annual Miller Harris Golf Tournament will be held Mon., Sept. 12 at Temple Hills Country Club in Franklin, Tenn. Registration at www.millerharrisfoundation.org.

Pictured (L-R): SESAC’s Shannan Hatch, Dallas Davidson, Karen Sturgeon, Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, Jerrod Niemann, Judy Harris, Jason Sellers, Doug Johnson and Lance Miller. Photo: Alan Mayor

East Side Sounds
BMI partnered with Rumours East Wine Bar to present another installment of East Side Sounds on Wed., Aug. 10. The free monthly showcase series hinges on acoustic, in-the-round sets by indie up-and-comers. Singer/songwriters Stephanie Lambring, Jimmy Robbins, Robert Kelly, and Julia Sinclair took full advantage of the intimate, outdoor setting, swapping stories and finely crafted songs.

Pictured (L-R): BMI’s Beth Laird, Lambring, Kelly, Robbins, Sinclair, and BMI’s Julie Stuckey and Mark Mason. Photo: Drew Maynard

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