Industry Ink: ASCAP, Bomar, CTM, Shelton

ASCAPASCAP will continue its We Create Music Series on Oct. 8 at Nashville venue The Basement. The 5:00 p.m. show will feature Hannah Aldridge, Darrin Bradbury, Caroline Spence, Josh London, Cole Taylor and CJ Solar.

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SouthboundCoverHiResRespected music writer Scott B. Bomar will appear in support of his new book Southbound: An Illustrated History of Southern Rock, during Nashville’s Southern Festival of Books on Saturday, Oct. 11. The Los Angeles-based writer will participate in a panel discussion with author Carla Jean Whitley called “They’ve Been Known to Pick a Song or Two: Southern Rock and the Muscle Shoals Sound.”

After a book tour through the southern region, Bomar will return to Nashville on Oct. 20 for a 6:30 p.m. reading, Q&A and book signing at Parnassus Books in Green Hills. The Music City native is son of publisher Woody Bomar. More info at ScottBBomar.com.

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Catch-This-MusicIn celebration of three years, Catch This Music will host a parking lot party on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 1008 17th Ave. S. Food and drinks will be provided. RSVPs requested to shona@catchthismusic.com.

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Executives gathered backstage before Blake Shelton wrapped his Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 at California’s Hollywood Bowl this past Saturday (Oct. 4) to surprise the Warner Music Nashville entertainer with a plaque celebrating sales of more than 20 million digital singles. Shelton’s next tour dates will be in 2015. His latest album, Bringing Back The Sunshine, was released Sept. 30.

Pictured (L-R): Scott Hendricks (EVP, A&R), Peter Strickland (EVP & GM, WMN), John Esposito (President & CEO, WMN), Blake Shelton, Kevin Herring (SVP, National Promotion), Narvel Blackstock (Starstruck Management), Brandon Blackstock (Starstruck Management)

Pictured (L-R): Scott Hendricks (EVP, A&R), Peter Strickland (EVP & GM, WMN), John Esposito (President & CEO, WMN), Blake Shelton, Kevin Herring (SVP, National Promotion), Narvel Blackstock (Starstruck Management), Brandon Blackstock (Starstruck Management)

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