Industry Ink: Chris Janson, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Musicians On Call

Chris Janson Performs At Grand Ole Opry

Pictured (L-R): Chris Janson, Chuck Mead

Readying for his official induction on March 20, Chris Janson joined his Grand Ole Opry family once again last night (March 1) for the Opry Country Classics show at the legendary Ryman Auditorium. The event honored Johnny Cash and his wife June’s 50th wedding anniversary. In true Opry fashion, Janson ran into fellow performer and Americana icon Chuck Mead backstage.


Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats To Make Grand Ole Opry Debut March 3

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats will make their Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, March 3. Fans can tune in to their Opry appearance via and the Opry’s mobile app as well as the Opry’s flagship radio station, 650 AM WSM. The Saturday night performance will run on a 30-minute delay on Willie’s Roadhouse on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Grand Ole Opry performances are also streamed live at Opry City Stage, the new restaurant and music venue in New York City’s Time Square.
The performance will be in support of the band’s upcoming album, Tearing at the Seams, out March 9 on Stax Records.  For the fourth consecutive week the album’s lead single “You Worry Me” is the No. 1 track at Triple A and Americana radio.


Musicians On Call: Los Angeles Celebration

Pictured (L-R): Pete Griffin, Musicians On Call President, Graham Sierota, Rachel Platten, Sydney Sierota, Noah Sierota, Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans attend the Musicians On Call 5th Anniversary Celebration in Los Angeles Delivering The Healing Power of Music on February 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Musicians On Call

Musicians On Call celebrated five years of delivering music to the bedside of patients in the Los Angeles area on Feb. 28 with an event at Avenue in Hollywood. Warner Music Nashville’s Morgan Evans and Warner Bros. Records’ Echosmith both performed. Others in attendance included Evans’ wife and Black River Entertainment artist Kelsea Ballerini, as well as Rachel Platten and Sam Hollander.

“Through the support of our volunteers, donors, corporate and hospital partners and board members, Musicians On Call has delivered the healing power of music to more than 20,000 individuals since bringing our program to Los Angeles five years ago,” said Pete Griffin, Musicians On Call President. “We were thrilled to host this special evening and show our appreciation to everyone who helped us reach this milestone. A special thanks to Echosmith and Morgan Evans for their fantastic performances, and to our gracious supporters Kelsea, Rachel and Lindsey for joining the celebration as well.”





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