Industry Ink: AIMP, Digital RodeoTV, Pennington Entertainment, 44 Designs

AIMP Hosts Music Supervisors Panel

Pictured (Row 1, L-R): Madonna Wade-Reed, Adam Ehrlich, Amanda Krieg Thomas, Stephen Stallings, Daniel Kuypers. (Row 2, L-R): John Allen (New West Records), Denise Nichols (The Primacy Firm), Craig Currier (peermusic), Kari Barnhart (5/3 Bank), Brad Peterson (5/3 Bank), Michael Martin (ASCAP), Randy Wachtler (Warner/Chappell Production Music), Tim Fink (SESAC), Ree Guyer Buchanan (AIMP Treasurer/Wrensong Music), John Ozier (AIMP Ex. Dir./ole), Randall Foster (ole) // Photo Credit: Amy Allmand

Pictured (Row 1, L-R): Madonna Wade-Reed, Adam Ehrlich, Amanda Krieg Thomas, Stephen Stallings, Daniel Kuypers. (Row 2, L-R): John Allen (New West Records), Denise Nichols (The Primacy Firm), Craig Currier (peermusic), Kari Barnhart (5/3 Bank), Brad Peterson (5/3 Bank), Michael Martin (ASCAP), Randy Wachtler (Warner/Chappell Production Music), Tim Fink (SESAC), Ree Guyer Buchanan (AIMP Treasurer/Wrensong Music), John Ozier (AIMP Ex. Dir./ole), Randall Foster (ole). Photo: Amy Allmand

The Association of Independent Music Publishers  (AIMP) and Fifth Third Bank, with co-sponsorship from Manage Ad Music, ole, peermusic and Warner/Chappell Production Music, held their Scoop From Music Sups panel on Monday (July 25) at The Country.

Five music supervisors from various media – Adam Ehrlich (Paramount Pictures), Daniel Kuypers (Energy BBDO), Stephen Stallings (mcgarrybowen), Amanda Krieg Thomas (Neophonic) and Madonna Wade-Reed (whoopsie daisy) gave AIMP members and guests the inside track on their music needs and pitching tips.

Projects of the supervisors include television shows The Americans, American Horror Story, and Reign, as well as films Baywatch and Jack Reacher 2, and advertising clients Burger King, Marriott and Ziploc.

A showcase and happy hour followed the panel.  Performers of the showcase were submitted by AIMP members and selected by judges Jessie Early (Heartsbluff Music), April Geesbreght (ole), Gavin Slate (Red Vinyl Music) and Claire Wyndham (Kompass Music).

 

Digital RodeoTV, WhereverTV Broadcasting To Simulcast ‘Stars Behind The Stars’ Event

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More than a dozen country artists have teamed for an upcoming benefit concert at Billy Bob’s Texas on Wednesday (July 27) with proceeds benefiting the Dallas Police Association’s Assist the Officer Foundation. Artists taking part include Tanya Tucker, The Oak Ridge Boys, Mark Wills, Collin Raye, Janie Fricke, T.G. Sheppard, Kelly Lang, The Bellamy Brothers, T. Graham Brown, Johnny Lee, Gene Watson, John Conlee, Ronnie McDowell, Mickey Gilley and Moe Bandy.

Digital RodeoTV and WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. will broadcast the event live via simulcasting. To watch the event live, visit digitalrodeo.tv.

 

Pennington Entertainment Teams With Stage Design, Production Company 44 Designs

44 DesignsPennington Entertainment, founded by Shawn Pennington, has partnered with stage design and production company 44 Designs, led by concert and event production specialist Jeff “Lava” Lavallee. The partnership will leverage the marketing and stage creative services of each company forming a powerhouse tour and event production services team.

44 Designs has more than 25 years experience in lighting, touring and production, including work with Hank Williams, Jr., Trace Adkins, Disney Shanghai, and Pennington Entertainment artists Thompson Square and Parmalee.

“Having worked with Jeff and the 44 Designs team extensively in recent years, I can tell you that there is not a more creative brain trust of individuals in the stage creative space in Nashville!” said Pennington. “Every production that I have seen them produce, or been involved with has blown my mind every time! We could not be more excited about this partnership and the ability to deliver amazing production and event services in an affordable manner to the Nashville music community, and beyond.”

Lavallee said, “Shawn and his crew are top­notch and have presented us with some incredible opportunities for creativity and design with his artists. We look forward to what the future holds with this dynamic partnership. My dream was to create a space where innovative people can thrive and develop ideas that are beyond brilliant, then see them come to fruition. This partnership with Pennington Entertainment will take this to the next level in terms of what the potential truly is for any event.”

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