Industry Ink: Jessi Colter, Songs And Stories For St. Jude, Maranda McGeary, Nashville Rising Star

Jessi Colter To Share Stories At Country Music Hall Of Fame

Jessi Colter will appear at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Ford Theater on April 8 at 2 p.m. to discuss her new book, An Outlaw and a Lady, and her new album, The Psalms. Led by Museum Editor Michael Gray, the program will be illustrated with photos, film footage, and recordings. An Outlaw and a Lady reveals untold stories of the ups and downs of life with husband Waylon Jennings, her personal journey back to God, and Waylon’s own return to faith months before he passed. An Outlaw and a Lady is available in stores on April 11. The interview is included with museum admission and free to museum members. Following the program, Colter will sign copies of her record and book, available in the Museum Store.


Songs And Stories For St. Jude Set For April 5

The BIG 98’s 5th Annual Songs and Stories for St. Jude with the Music City Hitmakers Symphony will take place at City Winery on April 5 at 7 p.m. Performers include Chris DeStefano, Brett James, Hillary Lindsey, Jessi Alexander, Rivers Rutherford and Marcus Hummon. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at


Maranda McGeary Joins G7

Maranda McGeary has joined G7 Entertainment Marketing in the newly-created role of brand strategist to help further define the agency’s brand and develop creative marketing solutions for clients. She reports directly to G7 General Manager Peter Brown.

McGeary comes to G7 after marketing roles at MillerCoors, Revolution Pictures, and Universal Music Group Nashville. Most recently she has been running the marketing and brand consultancy she founded in January 2016, working with clients including the CMA Foundation and Red Light Management.


Nashville Rising Star Series 9 Launches

Nashville Rising Star is excited to announce Series 9 of their songwriter open mic contest, which is open to writers of all genres. The competition will be held at Kings Cool Springs beginning March 29 and will be held subsequent Wednesdays for nine weeks. The grand prize winner, who will be selected by a combination of audience (at the venue and online) and music industry votes, will receive $500 cash and other prizes.


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