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Bob Neuwirth Discusses Career At Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum honored Bob Neuwirth during Music Masters: A Conversation with Bob Neuwirth on Saturday, May 7. Throughout Neuwirth’s storied career, he has been associated with many seminal artists, including Joan Baez, T Bone Burnett, Kris Kristofferson, and Patti Smith. He was also the bandleader for Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue.

Held in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Ford Theater, the program featured a performance by Neuwirth with David Mansfield and an in-depth discussion of Neuwrith’s career with Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum editor Michael McCall.
The program was presented in support of the museum’s exhibition Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City presented by Citi, which is open until Dec. 31.

 

Pictured (L-R): The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Michael McCall, Mary Martin, Bob Neuwirth, David Mansfield, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Abi Tapia

Pictured (L-R): The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Michael McCall, Mary Martin, Bob Neuwirth, David Mansfield, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Abi Tapia

 

Promotions Announced at Sony Music Nashville

Mary Allison

Mary Allison

Ken Robold, EVP/COO, Sony Music Nashville has announced the promotion of Mary Allison to Specialist, Label Operations, Sony Music Nashville. Prior to this, Allison held the role of Specialist, Columbia Nashville Promotion.

Additionally, Christy Garbinski has been promoted to Specialist, Columbia Nashville Promotion. Prior to this appointment, Garbinski was Promotion Representative, Sony Music Nashville.

Allison can be reached at [email protected] or 615-301-4418. Garbinski can be reached at [email protected] or 615-301-4426.

 

Writer’s Den, ASCAP Host “Unsigned” Writers Retreat

Writer’s Den Music Group and ASCAP co-hosted an “Unsigned” Writers retreat at Bell Bottom Farm on May 4. Songwriters participating were Anna Vaus, Brittany Kennell, Drew Green, Hayley Reardon, Jilian Linklater, Thomas Finchum and Tori Tullier.

Pictured (L-R), Front Row: Drew Green, Sarah Feldman (Writer’s Den), Tori Tullier, Hayley Reardon, and Bobby Rymer (Writer’s Den). Back Row: Mike Sistad (ASCAP), Robert Filhart (ASCAP), Thomas Finchum, Brittany Kennell, Anna Vaus, Jilian Linklater, and Michael Martin (ASCAP).

Pictured (L-R), Front Row: Drew Green, Sarah Feldman (Writer’s Den), Tori Tullier, Hayley Reardon, and Bobby Rymer (Writer’s Den). Back Row: Mike Sistad (ASCAP), Robert Filhart (ASCAP), Thomas Finchum, Brittany Kennell, Anna Vaus, Jilian Linklater, and Michael Martin (ASCAP).

 

CTM Writers INK Signs Faren Rachels

Georgia native Faren Rachels has signed with CTM Writers INK, joining a roster that includes Marcus Hummon, Ella Mae Bowen, Scott Stevens, Autumn McEntire, and Chris Roberts. Rachels will additionally be represented independently by Kristen Ashley.

“Faren’s drive and enthusiasm along with the hard works she’s put in into building viable relationships within the music industry is one of the things that attracted me to her,” says Eddie Robba, President/CEO of CTM Writers INK. “I know she has a bright future ahead. She brings a dynamic into our family of creators that we’ve been looking for.”

Pictured, Front Row (L-R): Kathryn Graham, Executive Assistant, Catch This Music; Eddie Robba, President / CEO, CTM Writers INK; Faren Rachels. Back Row (L-R): Brandon Perdue. Creative Director, CTM Writers INK; Kristen Ashley, Song Plugger

Pictured, Front Row (L-R): Kathryn Graham, Executive Assistant, Catch This Music; Eddie Robba, President / CEO, CTM Writers INK; Faren Rachels. Back Row (L-R): Brandon Perdue. Creative Director, CTM Writers INK; Kristen Ashley, Song Plugger

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