Ashley Cooke Celebrates Gold At Basement East Show
Big Loud’s Ashley Cooke played a sold-out headlining show at Nashville’s Basement East last week (Oct. 19) as part of her “Shot In The Dark Tour.”
Cooke’s team presented her with a plaque commemorating the Gold certification for her heartfelt love song “Never Til Now (with Brett Young).” The song was originally released in 2021 and became a SiriusXM The Highway No. 1 song before being released as a duet with Young and making its debut on ABC’s The Bachelorette.
Terri Clark Hosts Bluebird Benefit For Pet Community Center
Terri Clark recently hosted a songwriters’ night at the Bluebird Café, raising over $17,000 for Nashville’s Pet Community Center. The show featured fellow pet enthusiasts and songwriters Derek Ruttan (Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Blake Shelton), Carolyn Dawn Johnson (Chris Stapleton, Patty Loveless, Kathy Mattea) and new rising star Meghan Patrick. TV personality and national radio guest host Suzanne Alexander, also an animal lover, was emcee.
PCC President and CEO Brandon Dyce said of the special evening, “Everyone deserves to know the love of a pet, so it’s incredibly meaningful to have artists of this caliber lending their voices to help make high-quality veterinary care possible for all pets in our community. We are especially grateful to the Bluebird and to Terri for her longtime support and advocacy of PCC—her generosity will change the lives of thousands of pets and the people who love them.”
Nashville Soccer Club & Sony Music Publishing Host Second Writers’ Round At GEODIS
Nashville Soccer Club and Sony Music Publishing are teaming up for the second singer songwriters’ round set for Friday, Nov. 17 at the GEODIS WeHo Club in GEODIS Park in Music City. Songwriters Madeline Merlo (“Champagne Night”), Trannie Anderson (“Heart Like A Truck”), Cole Taylor (“Sippin’ On Fire”) and Neil Medley (“Made For You”) will perform during the special evening. Tickets are available now here.
Writers Round Raises Funds For Habitat For Humanity Music Row Build
Rob Hatch, Ronnie Bowman, Makayla Lynn and Neil Medley recently performed a writers round at the Bluebird Cafe for a special evening benefiting Nashville’s Habitat for Humanity Music Row Build.
The Music Row Build’s mission is for the music community to come together to do more for affordable housing in Nashville through education, advocacy and hope in action. Music veterans Renee Bell and Ree Guyer started Habitat’s Music Row Build in 2003, building nine homes before it ended in 2012. Mark Brown reignited the build in 2020 and Penny Gattis became the chair in 2022.
Clayton Mullen Inks With CAA, What’s Good Projects
Clayton Mullen has signed with CAA for booking and with Ryan Kroon, of What’s Good Projects for management. The independent singer-songwriter also recently released his latest single “Ballgame.” Penned with Jacob Davis and Josh Miller, “Ballgame” comes on the heels of the success of his previous releases “Where The Time Goes,” “You Me + Country Song” and “South of Forever.”
Originally from the northeast, Mullen found his sound while attending Texas Christian University, where he garnered attention opening for artists including the Josh Abbott Band, Corey Kent and Randall King. This February, he’ll hit the road opening for Warren Zeiders on the “Pretty Little Poison Tour.”
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