Larry Henley Memorial To Be Rescheduled
The memorial service for Larry Henley will be rescheduled due to the weather. It was originally set for today (Thursday, Feb. 19) at BMI. Singer-songwriter Henley died Dec. 18, 2014 at the age of 77. His compositions included “Wing Beneath My Wings,” “‘Til I Get It Right,” “He’s a Heartache,” “Is It Still Over,” “Lizzie and the Rainman,” and “Bread and Butter.” Those wishing to honor Henley can make donations to Alive Hospice, located at 1718 Patterson Street in Nashville.
Big Names at Barn Dance
Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Cory Chisel will team up for the Celebrity Barn Dance & Benefit Concert on Saturday, March 28 to benefit MusiCares®, Music Health Alliance, Bonaparte’s Retreat and New Beginnings at Lake Charles. The second annual fundraiser will be at The Jaeckle Centre in Thompson’s Station, a premier equine facility and the largest barn in the south.
VIP tickets include a meet and greet, wine tasting and dinner prepared by award-winning chef Dean Fearing of the Austin Ritz-Carlton. Patrons with general admission tickets are invited to bring their own beverages. Tickets at www.thebarndance.com.
DRX Showcase Highlights Up and Comers
Jeff Bates will guest host the Digital Rodeo DRX Artist Showcase to be held Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at 3rd and Lindsley. The monthly showcase highlights rising country artists. Kaitlyn Baker, Sim Balkey, Hannah Bethel, Rivers & Rust and Megan Moreaux are set for February’s event. Members of the music industry that RSVP to [email protected] will receive a limited number of complimentary drinks during the show. The live performance will be streamed at digitalrodeo.com.