[Updated] Industry Ink (6-28-13)

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Michelle Goble

• Michelle Goble, the Academy of Country Music’s Sr. VP, Membership & Industry Relations, is exiting her post. She will be with the organization through July 10. Goble can be reached at [email protected] until July 10, and later at her personal email address, which is [email protected].

• Construction is set to begin on a 225-unit apartment building at 1505 Demonbreun St. on Music Row soon. Metro Nashville has issued a $23 million building permit for construction; the project’s developer is North Carolina-based company Faison, who bought the property last fall for $6.75 million. Balfour Beatty Construction will handle the project’s building.

 

Joey Jones

Joey Jones

 

• Former Cumberland River bass player Joey Jones has joined as a member of The Roys’ band. His first gig with the group as an official member of the band is Saturday, July 6 at the 14th Annual Oats Bluegrass Festival in Benton, Pa. Jones founded Cumberland River in 2009 with Jamie Dean.

In April 2013, Jones stepped down from touring with the band to work full-time with Rock House Entertainment booking agency, which he formed earlier this year.

 

 

Rebekah Long

Rebekah Long

Catch This Music LLC (CTM) has hired audio engineer Rebekah Long. Long has worked on prior albums and projects for groups such as Blue Circle Records and with artists ranging from Stella Parton to Pam Tillis. She joins the CTM team as the newest house recording engineer.

“We are thrilled to have Rebekah become a part of the team,” says CTM President/CEO, Eddie Robba. “She has demonstrated her many talents as an engineer on past projects and is now bringing those skills and talents to the CTM table.” Long has a B.A. in Music Education and a B.A. in Bluegrass from Glenville State College and graduated from Nashville’s School of Audio Engineering.

 

 

• Premiere Networks’ The Bobby Bones Show presented the American Red Cross with a check for $135,060.71 to support the organization’s tornado relief effort in Oklahoma. The check was presented to Joel Sullivan, regional CEO for the Tennessee Volunteer Region of the Red Cross, during a reception at Bones’ Nashville radio studio on Thursday, June 27.

After devastating tornadoes tore through the city of Moore, Okla., The Bobby Bones Show reached out to friends in the Nashville music industry. More than 60 of Country music’s biggest stars donated personal items, concert tickets, signed memorabilia and more to be auctioned on eBay.com. From May 24-30, thousands of listeners and fans bid on the items to support the disaster relief effort. In addition, Broken Bow/Stoney Creek Records, Black River Entertainment and Big Machine Label Group donated $5,000 each.

Pictured (Back row, L-R):Tim Battles (BBS), Brenda Black (RC), Jennifer Robins (RC), Joel Sullivan (RC), Bobby Bones, David Kitchen (RC), Justin Cole (PN), Robin Rhodes (PN), Eddie Garcia (BBS), Nada Taha (CC), Lunchbox (BBS), Abby Stuart and Danny Oldani (BBS Interns). Pictured (Front row, L-R): Lizzie Clemons (BBS Intern), Alayna Messer (BBS), Syndey Bottoms and Rachel Trottier (BBS Interns), Amy and Ray (BBS).

Pictured (Back row, L-R):Tim Battles (BBS), Brenda Black (RC), Jennifer Robins (RC), Joel Sullivan (RC), Bobby Bones, David Kitchen (RC), Justin Cole (PN), Robin Rhodes (PN), Eddie Garcia (BBS), Nada Taha (CC), Lunchbox (BBS), Abby Stuart and Danny Oldani (BBS Interns). Pictured (Front row, L-R): Lizzie Clemons (BBS Intern), Alayna Messer (BBS), Syndey Bottoms and Rachel Trottier (BBS Interns), Amy and Ray (BBS).

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