Casey James and his band, aka “Team Casey James,” raised $13,528.98 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by participating in the second annual No Shave November competition. St. Jude named James MVB (“Most Valuable Beard”) for the fundraiser in which his team led the competition for the majority of the month. James shaved his beard off live from the stage last Friday night in Shreveport, LA. To watch go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kgTerxd4ynU
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Rodeowave Entertainment’s Phil Vassar and his band have been the “house band” on the Titans Party Stage at LP Field in Nashville for all of the Tennessee Titans home games this season, and Redneck Records’ Gretchen Wilson joined him last Sunday to perform cover hits such as Heart’s “Barracuda” and Led Zeppelin’s “Rock & Roll.”
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Belmont University welcomed John Oates, an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, musician, songwriter and producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo Hall & Oates, to The Insider’s View on Nov. 14. CEMB hosts industry professionals every week to share their stories, experience, and knowledge with students. Other recent seminar guests include John Peets and Doug Howard.