Yaklin Signs with Orbison Music/Still Working Music
Singer/songwriter Chase Yaklin has signed a publishing agreement with Orbison Music/Still Working Music. (L-R) standing: Leslie Roberts, BMI; co-manager Gene Dries; attorney Trip Aldredge; Clay Myers, Orbison Music; and co-manager Neal Spielberg. Seated: Orbison Music’s Tanja Crouch and Yaklin.
Hayes Receives Honorary Membership
Last week, Atlantic Records’ artist/multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes was invited to become an honorary “Friends and Family” Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. (L-R): Pamela Johnson, VP Development; Sharon Burns, VP Sales & Mktg.; Ansel Davis, Mgr.; Hayes; Jay Orr, VP Museum Programs; and Kyle Young, Museum Dir.
Hit Writers Perform Benefit
Six Nashville songwriters made a trip to St. Paul, Nebraska on Oct. 15 to raise money for the Lassen family. Laura Lassen is currently battling through her third round of cancer. Writers (L-R): Michael Platek, Buddy Hyatt, David Chamberlain, Brice Long, Arlos Smith and Kevin Denney performed back to back shows to accommodate the large turnout. Recording artist and 2x PBR World Champion Justin McBride also made a surprise appearance. Lassen was unable to attend the event, but her oldest daughter was able to Skype the show on an iPad for Laura to watch.