Nominations Open For Country Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2016
Nominations for the Country Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2016 are now being collected, and must be received by Tuesday, Nov. 17. Those interested can submit nominations at countryradioseminar.com.
Submissions received after the Nov. 17 deadline will be placed under consideration for the Country Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2017.
The inductees for 2016 will be announced at CRS 2016, which will take place Feb. 8-10 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville. More information regarding the event will be made available in coming months.
The Country Radio Hall of Fame was founded in 1974 to recognize outstanding individuals working in the broadcast industry, who are promoting the country music format. The Hall of Fame has two categories: Radio and On-Air Personality. The CRB President’s Award and the Artist Career Achievement are also recognized during the event.
Bobby Braddock To Share Stories From New Memoir
Country Music Hall of Fame member Bobby Braddock will share stories and tales from his new memoir, Bobby Braddock: A Life on Nashville’s Music Row, at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.
Hosted by museum staff member Jay Orr, Braddock will share some of the colorful stories that fill the pages of his second memoir—this one chronicling his remarkable songwriting career. Braddock will read selections from his book, and he will have a piano nearby, to illustrate the talk with music.
Change The Conversation To Hold Next Meeting on Sept. 17
Change the Conversation is the coalition formed in 2014 by music industry veterans Leslie Fram, Tracy Gershon and Beverly Keel to increase the opportunities for females in the country music industry by commissioning research, raising awareness and providing networking and mentoring opportunities for women.
The event, which will be held at the venue Ruby at 6 p.m., is free and has limited seats available. Seats must be reserved in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOLID Accepting New Membership Applications
New membership sign-ups for The Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID) are currently open and are available through Thursday, Oct. 15. One year experience working full-time in the entertainment industry is the only requirement to be considered for eligibility. Interested candidates can find an application on the new SOLID website.
A party for potential New Members is set at Sambuca on Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 6-8pm. Everyone who is interested in getting involved next year is encouraged to meet and mingle with current members and board members.
Musicians Corner To Hold Les Paul Tribute Sept. 19
The lineup for the Sept. 19th Musicians Corner Les Paul Tribute Concert at Centennial Park honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of Les Paul has been set.
Bassist and President of the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, Dave Pomeroy, is the musical
director and bandleader of the show, which will feature many of Nashville’s guitarists playing the
music of Les Paul, music inspired by Les Paul, and music played on Les Paul guitars.
Performers include Duane Eddy, John Jorgenson, Guthrie Trapp, Emily West, Derek Wells and Ryan Wariner. The backing band will include Pomeroy, Charlie Morgan, Jimmy Wallace, and Jim Hoke. For more information, visit musicianscorner.com.
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