The SteelDrivers Sell Out The Ryman
Rounder Records artist The SteelDrivers played a sold-out show at the Ryman Auditorium on Thursday night (July 21), as part of the Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman series. The band won a Grammy earlier this year for best bluegrass album, for The Muscle Shoals Recordings.
Six Shooter Records Adds Nashville Position
Six Shooter Records has named Kim Temple as the head of Licensing and Publishing, a newly-created position for the Canadian company. Temple will be based in the label’s Nashville office. She has worked for Six Shooter for nearly two years as an artist bookkeeper. She will create songwriting collaborations for Six Shooter’s clients and pursue licensing opportunities for the publishing and label roster.
Janey Street, Janis Ian Raise Money For Gilda’s Club
Janey Street and special songwriter guests Janis Ian, Stephanie Bentley, Sam Tate, Lance Carpenter and Rob Wolf helped raise close to $1700 for Gilda’s Club Nashville, a cancer support group. The songwriting event was held July 11 at City Winery. Street’s new album, My Side of Paradise is now available on Blue Élan Records. Label president Kirk Pasich matched the donation from proceeds of the album release party for a grand total of more than $3300.
“We are so grateful that Janey chose to support Gilda’s Club Nashville with this CD launch concert,” said Executive Director Sandy Obodzinski. “Every day, someone walks through our doors for the first time in need of cancer support, and Janey’s commitment to Gilda’s Club Nashville will help ensure that we can continue to deliver community and social support at no charge.”
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