Industry Ink Monday (7/16)

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• July 16, 2012

The July installment of ASCAP’s popular showcase series at The Bluebird Cafe featured veteran Nashville hitmaker and ASCAP Award-winning songwriter Bob Regan, rising songstress Sarah Sadler, and up-and-coming artist-writers Drennan. Pictured (L-R): ASCAP's Mike Sistad, Sarah Sadler, Bob Regan, Olivia Drennan, Johnny Drennan and ASCAP's Alison Toczylowski. Photo: Julie Meirick

Charlie Peacock, the producer behind Grammy-winning group The Civil Wars, is preparing for the Oct. 2 release of his own album. No Man’s Land marks his ninth solo outing, and his first vocal recording in twelve years. Peacock recorded it at his home studio, The Art House, a restored hundred-year-old church in Nashville.

• Songwriter/artist Patrick Davis is releasing his own versions of some of his biggest cuts, including songs recorded by Lady Antebellum, Casey James, Pat Green, Darius Rucker, Jason Michael Carroll and Josh Kelley. The Cuts – Volume One will be available on iTunes and on Friday, July 20. Davis has been a staff writer at EMI Nashville since 2005. In the past decade he has secured nearly 40 cuts by other artists.

• The Law Office of Wayne Halper has relocated to 33 Music Sq. W., Ste. 108B, Nashville, TN 37203. The telephone, fax and e-mail contact info remain the same. Contact Halper at (615) 429-8500 or [email protected]

• The application deadline for the ASCAP Plus Awards program has been extended to Sept. 1, 2012. For more information visit

Stephanie Silverman has been promoted to executive director of the Belcourt Theatre after five years with the non-profit.

IMMERSE, the Gospel Music Association’s Music Training Experience, will be held July 22-25 at Rocketown in Nashville.

On Saturday (7/14), the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum presented Chet Atkins: Friends and Flame Keepers. The concert highlighted the relationships created and nurtured around Atkins’ music, as well as the artists who are carrying on and expanding Atkins’ guitar style. The program also served as the finale for the Atkins exhibit, which closed July 15. Also, the Museum is currently offering students and young professionals a $10 membership discount. Pictured (L-R): (back row) Director of Education and Public Programs Ali Tonn, Meagan Taylor Anderson, Joe Robinson, John Knowles, Muriel Anderson, Thom Bresh, (front row) Ben Hall, Guy Van Duser and Brooks Robertson. Photo: Larry McCormack




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