Industry Ink (5-9-13)


Pictured (L-R): Anson Lewis (5/3 Bank), Cheryl Martin (5/3 Bank), Pat Higdon (Patrick Joseph Music), Ree Guyer Buchanan (Wrensong), Dan Hodges (Dan Hodges Music), Brad Peterson (5/3 Bank), Heather Cook (Admin. Director/AIMP)

The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) Nashville chapter and Fifth Third Bank sponsored the informative panel “Successful Independent Publishers: Competing With and Outsmarting The Big Boys” Participants included Ree Guyer Buchanan (President/Owner of Wrensong Publishing), Pat Higdon (President/Owner of Patrick Joseph Music) and Dan Hodges (Owner/GM of Dan Hodges Music). Heather Cook, CEO of Cook’n Up Music Publishing and Administrative Director of AIMP Nashville served as moderator.

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Americana Music Association1The Americana Music Association will announce the nominees for the 2013 Honors & Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 14 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.  The ceremony will be broadcast live from the Grammy Museum’s Clive Davis Theatre in downtown Los Angeles live on AXS TV, with a special encore presentation at 9 p.m. ET.

This one-hour program will feature Americana musicians Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller with their All Star band (Fats Kaplin, Brian Owings and Jay Weaver) and performances by Lisa Marie Presley, Elizabeth Cook, The Milk Carton Kids with special guest T Bone Burnett.

The winners in each category will be announced during the Americana Honors & Awards show on Sept. 18 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The show will be broadcast live on AXS TV.

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wmnWarner Music Nashville will host this summer’s first Pickin’ On The Patio party on Thursday, May 23, featuring special guest The Railers. Doors open at 5 p.m. and show starts at 5:30 p.m.

Pickin’ On The Patio will be held the fourth Thursday of every month, from May through September, on the WMN Patio. Future Pickin’ On The Patio events will be held June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, and Sept. 26.


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