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Bobby Karl Works The ACM Honors

One of the cool things about the ACM Honors is that it features unexpected and unpredictably wonderful performances. Or, as host Joe Nichols put it, “musical moments that you won’t see anyplace else.”

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Bobby Karl Works The Room

Bobby Karl works The Possum’s 80th Birthday Bash, the NATD Honors, and the Leadership Music Alumni Reunion.

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Bobby Karl Works The Room

The party circuit is on warp speed this week. Follow Bobby Karl as he celebrates City National Bank’s grand opening, the Ten Out of Tenn tour, and Connie Smith’s final residency show at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Bobby Karl Works The Room

MusicRow’s famed party columnist Bobby Karl had a busy week, visiting celebrations for Jason Aldean and Chris Young, and Connie Smith’s Hall of Fame residency.

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Bobby Karl Works the SOURCE Awards

Every year, the SOURCE organization honors the women of Nashville’s music business. This year’s awards banquet, held at the Noah Liff Opera Center (8/25) put the spotlight on […]

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Bobby Karl Works Bill Anderson’s Opry 50th Anniversary

Ageless Grand Ole Opry great Bill Anderson celebrated his 50th anniversary with the show Saturday night (7/16). Bobby Karl was there to capture the action. Included is a six-decade list of Anderson’s career highlight songs.

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Bobby Karl’s Fan Fair Finale

Chapter 369: I am pretty sure it was the hottest one on record, and I am fairly confident that it was the best attended, but I am absolutely positive that this has been the most star-loaded CMA Music Fest in history. On Wednesday (6/8), we had the legendary Oak Ridge Boys and Hall of Famer […]

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Bobby Karl Works CMA Fest: Part 2

Day Two of the CMA Music Festival was a carbon copy of Day One, weather-wise. The streets of downtown Nashville sizzled in the mid-90s. But I’ll be darned if the fans weren’t having a ball in spite of it all.

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Bobby Karl Works The CMT Awards

It’s a music-business axiom that the public doesn’t remember who won or lost at awards shows, just who performed well.

I doubt that even the industry really cares about the fan-voted trophy Buckles at the CMT Awards. I, for one, mostly paid attention to who sang the best.

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Bobby Karl Works CMA Fest: Part 1

With the biggest parade in its history, charity concerts, some Opry events, two international-artist showcases and a flurry of early fan-club parties, the 40th annual CMA Music Festival is off with a bang.

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Bobby Karl Works The Medallion Ceremony

Chapter 365: There are bigger and glitzier events on Music City’s annual calendar, but none can match the warmth and camaraderie of The Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony. You can’t beat the music, either.

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