Industry Ink: Nashville’s 30 Under 30, BLA, Who Knew, Studio Gold

Industry Members Support Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Several industry members attended the recent Top 30 Under 30 event benefiting Cystic Fibrosis, which was held at Nashville’s Hutton Hotel. THiS Music’s Rusty Gaston served as the Bid for a Cure auctioneer, while Regions Bank’s Lisa Harless served as emcee.

The event raised a net amount of $135,000 ($150k gross), a nearly $35k increase over last year’s event.

Pictured (L-R): Rusty Gaston, Lisa Harless, and Brian Nock.

Pictured (L-R): Rusty Gaston, Lisa Harless, and Brian Nock, Executive Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


Buddy Lee Attractions Adds Two To Artist Roster

buddy lee attractionsBuddy Lee Attractions has signed indie recording artists Shawn Lacy and David Adam Byrnes to its roster.

These two guys are covered in raw talent; a live talent that audiences crave,” said Amy Aylward, who will act as their representing agent“We have so much faith that these two will go far and we are honored to be a part of their team to help them get there.”

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Speakers Revealed For Next Who Knew Event

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The next Who Knew event will be held May 13 at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley.

Speakers for the event include “Music Industry Blog” creator Mark Mulligan, NPR theme music composer BJ Leiderman, digital expert Kate O’Neil, digital music consultant/attorney Deborah Newman, Blueprint Group/Maverick head of Digital Strategy Bryan Calhoun, attorney Judy Tint, co-director of Artist Revenue Streams project Kristin Thomson, and Billy Block Foundation co-founder Jill Block.

Performers will include Arrested Development bassist Kamaal Malack with band Freedm Riders, as well as Alanna Royale.

Studio Gold Signs Brantley For Publishing/Artist Development Deal

Brentwood, Tenn.,-based publishing company and independent record label Studio Gold has signed Georgia recording artist/songwriter Scott Brantley to an exclusive publishing and artist development contract. Brantley was the state winner of the Texaco Country Showdown in 2012.

Scott Brantley (L) with Studio Gold's Mike Mouret.

Scott Brantley (L) with Studio Gold’s Mike Mouret.


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