Industry Ink (9-6-13)

SandboxNashville’s Sandbox Entertainment has partnered with resort and hotel Blackberry Farm for all resort/events-related public relations, marketing and branding. Sandbox Entertainment launched in 2010 as a full-service management, marketing and entertainment company. Musical clients include Shania Twain, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves and Dan+Shay.

“I’ve enjoyed Blackberry Farm for years,” said Sandbox President/CEO Jason Owen. “It’s truly a magical place and my team and I are excited about the endless possibilities with this partnership. The creative process has already been extremely rewarding and we have a lot of exciting things in the works.”

• • •

SWAT Music Group has signed Jay Brunswick to their Nashville publishing family. Brunswick has had 37 major and independent cuts by artists such as Josh Thompson, Jimmie Van Zant and Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply).

Pictured (L-R): SWAT co-owner and president Johnny Garcia, Jay Brunswick, and Noah McPike (Almon Law, PLLC).

Pictured (L-R): SWAT co-owner and president Johnny Garcia, Jay Brunswick, and Noah McPike (Almon Law, PLLC).

• • •

Kristen McRary

Kristen McRary

Kristen McRary has exited Country Radio Seminar after eight years of working with the organization in Event Support/Registration.

“My time at CRS has been amazing,” says McRary. “I worked with a wonderful staff & board of directors that taught me about radio, event planning, logistics and the music business as a whole. I was honored to work for such an incredible organization.”

McRary is looking for her next opportunity and can be reached at  [email protected] or 615-390-4562.

• • •

Universal Music Publishing Group’s Kalisa Ewing recently performed at the Grand Ole Opry. Ewing has cuts on upcoming releases by Kelly Clarkson and Kellie Pickler.

kalisa ewing at grand ole opry111

Pictured (L-R): Pete Fisher (VP/GM of Grand Ole Opry), Kalisa Ewing, and publisher Todd Wilkes (KingSpirit Music).

 • • •

Brad Paisley paid a call on The Bobby Bones Show this week, hanging out as a special guest on Thursday morning (Sept. 5). Paisley is currently promoting his single “I Can’t Change the World.”

Pictured (L-R): Clear Channel SVP Programming Rod Phillips, WSIX OM/PD Michael Bryan, Premiere Radio Sr Natl Director of Music Initiatives Robin Rhodes, Bobby Bones, Paisley, The Bobby Bone Show’s Amy and Lunchbox, and Arista Nashville VP Promotion Lesly Tyson.

Pictured (L-R): Clear Channel SVP Programming Rod Phillips, WSIX OM/PD Michael Bryan, Premiere Radio Sr Natl Director of Music Initiatives Robin Rhodes, Bobby Bones, Paisley, The Bobby Bone Show’s Amy and Lunchbox, and Arista Nashville VP Promotion Lesly Tyson.

Comments

Powered by Facebook Comments

Follow MusicRow on Twitter

Category: Artist, Featured, Publishing, Radio

About the Author

Jessica Nicholson serves as the Managing Editor for MusicRow magazine. Her previous music journalism experience includes work with Country Weekly magazine and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine. She holds a BBA degree in Music Business and Marketing from Belmont University. She welcomes your feedback at [email protected]

View Author Profile