Industry Pics: Cam With CRB, Maria Pallante Visit, AFM Honors Randall Franks, BLA Signing

Cam Plays For CRB Board

Arista Nashville’s Cam treated the CRB board members to a special luncheon show Thursday in Nashville. 

Pictured (L-R): Charlie Morgan (WLHK Indianapolis Market Manager), Lesly Simon (Arista Nashville, VP Radio Promotions), Cam, Clay Hunnicutt (EVP & GM National Programming Platforms iHeartMedia), Bill Mayne (Executive Director of CRB/CRS)

Pictured (L-R): Charlie Morgan (WLHK Indianapolis Market Manager), Lesly Simon (Arista Nashville, VP Radio Promotions), Cam, Clay Hunnicutt (EVP & GM National Programming Platforms iHeartMedia), Bill Mayne (Executive Director of CRB/CRS)

The Recording Academy Hosts Roundtable With Martina McBride, Maria Pallante

The Recording Academy welcomed Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights and Director of the United States Copyright Office, to Nashville earlier this week (June 24) to meet with music creators including Martina McBride and the Nashville Creator Roundtable. They discussed issues surrounding music legislation currently before Congress. The Roundtable meeting was created to enable lawmakers to better grasp the challenges that music creators face in music communities around the country.

Attendees (l-r): Matt Maher, Kevin Griffin, Brandon Heath, Laura Segura Mueller, Maria Pallante, Bill Reynolds, John McBride, Martina McBride, Todd Dupler, Alicia Warwick, Jeff Balding and  Shannon Sanders.   Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy® /Wireimage.com © 2015 Photographed by: Frederick Breedon

Pictured (L-R): Matt Maher, Kevin Griffin, Brandon Heath, Laura Segura Mueller, Maria Pallante, Bill Reynolds, John McBride, Martina McBride, Todd Dupler, Alicia Warwick, Jeff Balding and Shannon Sanders.
Photo: Courtesy of The Recording Academy® /Wireimage.com © 2015/ Frederick Breedon

Randall Franks Marks 25 Years With AFM

Musician/producer Dave Pomeroy, American Federation of Musicians Local 257 president, recently recognized entertainer and fiddler Randall Franks, (“Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s In the Heat of the Night,) for achieving 25 years of membership in the Nashville Association of Musicians. Franks became part of the union when he first performed on the Grand Ole Opry in 1984. Franks also surpassed 25 years in the Screen Actors Guild now merged as SAG-AFTRA.

Dave Pomeroy and Randall Franks

Pictured (L-R): Dave Pomeroy and Randall Franks

Justin Forrest Signs With BLA

Buddy Lee Attractions has announced the addition of indie artist/guitar virtuoso Justin Forrest to its roster. The talented 22-year-old first picked up the guitar at age seven and made his way into the Nashville music scene three years ago by winning the SESAC Next Project Showcase.

Pictured (L-R): Mike Meade, Justin Forrest, Grayson Flatness

Pictured (L-R): Responsible agent Mike Meade, Justin Forrest, Grayson Flatness

 

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