Industry Pics: BMI, CMHoF, Big Machine Label Group, Capitol CMG

Broadcast Music, Inc. recently presented performances during the first weekend of the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival. The festivities kicked off on Friday, Oct. 3. Among the performers featured on the BMI stage at Austin City Limits was Capitol Nashville artist Jon Pardi.

 BMI’s Mark Mason (far left), Penny Everhard (2nd from left) and Sama ntha Cox pause for a photo with Capitol recording artist Jon Pardi who performed on the BMI-sponsored stage at Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 3 in Austin, TX. Photo credit: Erika Goldring

Pictured (L-R): Mark Mason (BMI), Penny Everhard (BMI), Jon Pardi, and Samantha Cox (BMI). Photo: Erika Goldring

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The Country Music Hall of Fame featured hit songwriter Billy Edd Wheeler as part of its quarterly songwriters series, Poets and Prophets, at the Country Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 18. Hosted by Museum editor Michael Gray, the 90-minute program and interview was held at the CMH0F’s Ford Theater.

Pictured (l-r) are: Buzz Cason; Suzi Cochran, widow of 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Hank Cochran; Dana McVicker; Billy Edd Wheeler; James Talley; Steve Young; John D. Loudermilk; and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Michael Gray.   Photo by Rick Diamond

Pictured (L-R): Buzz Cason; Suzi Cochran, widow of 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Hank Cochran; Dana McVicker; Billy Edd Wheeler; James Talley; Steve Young; John D. Loudermilk; and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Michael Gray. Photo: Rick Diamond

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The Band Perry and BMLG’s Scott Borchetta were on hand recently for the Nashville screening of the Glen Campbell documentary Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me. The Band Perry contributed a cover of Campbell’s signature “Gentle On My Mind” to the film’s soundtrack EP, released by Big Machine Records. After the screening, the trio performed four songs, including “Gentle On My Mind,” “Better Dig Two,” “If I Die Young,” and “DONE.”

The documentary opens in New York and Nashville on Friday, Oct. 24, and was awarded “Best International Documentary” at the Vancouver Film Festival.

Pictured (L-R): Neil Perry, James Keach, Kimberly Perry, Scott Borchetta, Trevor Albert, Reid Perry.

Pictured (L-R): Neil Perry, James Keach, Kimberly Perry, Scott Borchetta, Trevor Albert, Reid Perry.

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Capitol CMG writers Ben Glover and David Garcia were feted for their four recent No. 1 singles, including “Overcomer” (Mandisa), “Every Good Thing” (The Afters), “His Kind of Love” (Group 1 Crew), and “Write Your Story” (Francesca Battistelli).

Pictured (L-R): Capitol CMG Publishing's Matt Ewald, John Andrade, Glover, Garcia, John Thompson & Stacey Willbur

Pictured (L-R): Capitol CMG Publishing’s Matt Ewald, John Andrade, Glover, Garcia, John Thompson & Stacey Willbur

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