Sony/ATV Nashville’s Hannah Post has been promoted to the position of Creative Manager. She joined the creative staff at EMI Music Publishing in August 2005; Post later joined Sony/ATV in July 2012 after EMI integrated with Sony/ATV.
“Hannah has excelled in her duties, and her experience working with writers has prepared her well for this new role,” says Sony/ATV Nashville President and CEO Troy Tomlinson. Post can be reached at 615-726-8300 or at [email protected].
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Owen Bradley‘s hometown of Westmoreland, Tenn., will be honored with the unveiling of a historical marker designating the town as the birthplace of “The King of Music Row” and “The Architect of the Nashville Sound.” The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 7, beginning with the Owen Bradley Music Festival, which commences at 8 a.m. A memorial brick will be placed at the Veterans Park in Westmoreland, honoring Bradley for his military service during World War II; this ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Bradley family members, along with some country entertainers, will be in attendance.
The Owen Bradley Music Festival will consist of free concerts in the park. An Owen Bradley Talent Search will be held at 4 p.m. at the Westmoreland Expo Center. The finalist will receive a free recording session at Beaird Music Group (produced by Larry Beaird); the resulting song will be placed on CDX and mailed to 2300 country radio stations.
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The Bluebird Cafe is set to make some changes to the Sunday evening schedule, due to a large number of attendees. Beginning Sunday (Aug. 18), doors will open at 5 p.m., with seating on a first come, first-served basis. The Sunday Night Spotlight performance will begin at 6:10 p.m., ending at 7:10 p.m. At the conclusion of the Sunday Night Spotlight, the room will be cleared and prepped for the Writer’s Night show to follow. Doors will reopen at 7:40 p.m., allowing another group of attendees—seated on a first come, first-served basis—to enjoy the Sunday Writer’s Night performances, which will still begin at 8 p.m.
Additionally, a Sunday Writer’s Night audition has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 22. Sign-ups will take place online at bluebirdcafe.com on Aug. 30 at 11 a.m. CT. Audition slots are limited.
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