Industry Events: ASCAP, Ordinary Hero, Who Knew, YEP

ASCAP To Host New Writers Showcase

Pictured (L-R): Tim Kelly, Peachy Pyron, Robert Counts, Blake Bollinger, Drew Green.

Pictured (L-R): Tim Kelly, Peachy Pyron, Robert Counts, Blake Bollinger, Drew Green.

ASCAP will host a writers showcase as part of its We Create Music series at The Basement on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 5 p.m. The 21+ event will feature Drew Green, Blake Bollinger, Robert Counts, Peachy Pyron and Tim Kelly. The event is free to attend.

 

Hit Songwriters Benefit for Ordinary Hero

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Tom Douglas, James Slater, Brice Long and Derek George will join for a benefit on Thursday, Feb. 11, at The Listening Room Cafe for the organization Ordinary Hero.

Tickets are $12 online and $14 at the door. Event begins at 6 p.m.

Founded by Kelly Putty, Ordinary Hero is an advocacy organization that partners with impoverished communities, advocates for the vulnerable, and empowers ordinary people to change the life of a child.

 

Who Knew Event To Feature Women Who Rock

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CMT’s Leslie Fram, Rounder Records’ Tracy Gershon, Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy’s Julie Boos, WrenSong Music Publishing’s Ree Guyer Buchanan, Adams and Reese’s Linda Edell Howard, FLO.CO’s Sloane Scott, Accelerator Program’s Heather McBee, and MAC Presents’ Marcie Allen will appear among a panel during the Who Knew event on March 10 at 3rd & Lindsley.

Beth Raebeck Hall and The Usual Suspects will kick off the after party, followed by Jill and Kate and a special appearance by Dori. Tickets are $10 and available now.

 

YEP To Host 80s Night

YEPYoung Entertainment Professionals (YEP) social networking group will host a night of 80s music, billed as Back To The 80s at the Basement East on February 16. Featuring Derek Wells and friends, confirmed performers include Dan & Shay, Kree Harrison, Joey Hyde, Dean Alexander, Emily West, Jessi Alexander, Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby and Abe Stoklasa, among others. The event begins at 9 p.m. Cover is $7 and will benefit Music Health Alliance.

 

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