Author Archive: David M Ross

David M. Ross has been covering Nashville's music industry for over 25 years. [email protected]

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Respite Hosts 7th Annual Jazzin’ Event

Imagine enjoying wine, music, great food and making a difference for people that need your help—all at the same time. If that sounds great then you won’t want to miss the 7th Annual Jazzin’ For Respite this weekend, Sept. 10. The event takes place at the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, TN from 6:30-9:30 p.m. […]

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Lady A Prepares High Energy Album Launch

The countdown for the launch of Lady Antebellum’s new album Own The Night set for Tuesday, Sept. 13, is almost over. And the six time Grammy winners are planning a robust week of events to celebrate their third studio album. Lady A’s debut week explosion begins today (9/8) in Green Bay, WI with pre-game performance […]

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Second Harvest Plans Stars Benefit

The Second Harvest Food Bank is preparing to help raise awareness of hunger issues in our community with its 7th Annual Stars For Second Harvest Benefit on Oct. 18 at the Ryman Auditorium. The event is sponsored by O’Charley’s. Under the able and ongoing stewardship of songwriter/host Craig Wiseman, the show will feature Kix Brooks […]

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Music Memorabilia Store Opens At Loveless Cafe

The Rock-N-Roll Pitstop will open its doors Oct. 1 at the Loveless Cafe. This unique retail shop is sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience for collectors of music memorabilia. Formed by Stephen M. Shutts and Robert Reynolds, formerly of the Mavericks, the shop will rotate acquisitions that range from affordable to very high end. Additionally, […]

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Discovering BossRoss Web Read

Imagine BossRoss Web Read as being your own personal information curator quietly selecting articles of interest  from varied sources around the internet. Topics include all facets of the music world plus technology, social networking, business, touring and more. It’s all linked so you can glance down the headlines and travel fast to investigate. A good short cut is […]

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Aware Records/A-Squared Management Open Nashville Digs

Aware Records/A-Squared Management is opening a satellite office in Nashville later this month (9/26) headed by manager Josh Terry. The Chicago-based company was created by CEO Gregg Latterman in 1993 and enjoyed early success launching careers for John Mayer, Five For Fighting and Train. Aware Records has a joint venture with Universal Republic & currently represents […]

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CMT Sets Aggressive Fall Lineup

CMT will aggressively continue its development of original content the fall with the launch of four new series and the return of two. According to Jayson Dinsmore, Executive VP, Development and Programming CMT the network is also planning to premiere its second Original Movie and new episodes of music series CMT Crossroads and Invitation Only. […]

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Aldean Duels Rapper T.I. For Ringtone Title

Most country fans would not be expected to know that rapper T.I.’s real name is Clifford Harris, but judging by purchases of 248,000 ringtones and close to 1.98 million downloads of “Dirt Road Anthem,” they certainly know Jason Aldean. […]

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Movie Pass Gives Subscribers Big Screen Experience

Movie Pass may soon revolutionize the cinema industry with its new subscription model for lovers of the silver screen. The new service which the Wall Street Journal reports will soon enter a testing phase, allows consumers to view an unlimited number of films per month at participating movie screens for a flat monthly fee. Exact […]

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Robertson Taylor Founder Renews Contract

Co-founder Bob Taylor has renewed his contract with Robertson Taylor, the insurance broker that provides specialist products for the entertainment and music industries. Andy Wallin, Managing Director, Robertson Taylor, said, “We are delighted that Bob is continuing in the business. His experience and industry knowledge is unparalleled and there is a huge amount of affection and […]

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Parallel Entertainment Opens Music Row Office

Parallel Entertainment has a new Music Row location at 1505 16th Ave. S. “We are thrilled to be on Music Row,” says Parallel Artist Manager, C.T. Wyatt, who heads the Nashville office. “This move puts us at the center of Nashville’s music industry and will help us better serve our artists.” Parallel has always had a […]

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