Industry Pics: Megan Barry, SoundExchange, CMHoF Concert

Female Music Industry Leaders Support Mayoral Candidate Megan Barry

Music industry leaders Mary Ann McCready (Flood, Bumstead, McCready, McCarthy), Nancy Shapiro (The Recording Academy), Leslie Fram (CMT), and Debbie Linn (Leadership Music) hosted a gathering in support of Nashville mayoral candidate Megan Barry for women in the Nashville entertainment community. Barry shared her love for the arts and her vision to continue the remarkable progress that has been made by the current administration in bringing together the music industry and the city.

Pictured (L-R): Leslie Fram, Nancy Shapiro, Megan Barry, and Mary Ann McCready.  Not pictured:  Debbie Linn. Photo: Clark Thomas

Pictured (L-R): Leslie Fram, Nancy Shapiro, Megan Barry, and Mary Ann McCready. Not pictured: Debbie Linn. Photo: Clark Thomas

CMHoF Hosts Free Downtown Concert

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hosted its first free annual outdoor concert July 7, featuring a talented lineup paying tribute to the acts featured in the museum’s Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City exhibit. Performers included Nashville Cats Charlie McCoy, Mac Gayden, and Norbert Putnam; The Monkees’ Michael Nesmith; Ron Cornelius; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s Jeff Hanna; Tracy Nelson; artists with family members featured in the exhibit, including John Carter Cash; Britt Rondstadt; Oceana Gayden; and additional performers Bill Lloyd, Pete Finney, Kathy Mattea, Al Kooper, Radney Foster, Jason Ringenberg, and Ana Christina.

"Dylan, Cash, And The Nashville Cats: A New Music City" Album Release Concert, Presented By The Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum

Pictured (L-R): Nashville Cat Norbert Putnam, The Long Players’ Steve Ebe, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s Jeff Hanna, The Long Players’ Bill Lloyd and Steve Allen, Kathy Mattea, Radney Foster, Al Kooper, Jason Ringenberg, Tracy Nelson, Pete Finney, Ana Cristina, Nashville Cat Charlie McCoy, John Carter Cash, Julie Christensen, and The Long Players’ Brad Jones. Photo: Jason Davis/Getty Images

SoundExchange Visits Capitol Hill

New SoundExchange board member David Byrne and CEO Michael Huppe visited members of Congress including Rep. Jerry Nadler to discuss digital music and artist rights.

Pictured (L-R): David Byrne, Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY) and Michael Huppe.

Pictured (L-R): David Byrne, Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY) and Michael Huppe.

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