Author Archive: Sherod Robertson

Sherod Robertson is President and Owner of MusicRow Enterprises. He oversees all operations and develops strategic initiatives for MusicRow magazine, RowFax, and MusicRow's CountryBreakout chart. Robertson previously served as Director of Finance of Arista Records after beginning his career as Vice President of Finance and CFO at Reunion Records.

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Music Row Bankers, 2011 Best List

Nashville Post offers its Best in Banking list for 2011 in the current July/August issue of the magazine. This list compiles “the top executives running institutions as well as the industry specialists in charge of dedicated teams or on the front lines themselves” in Nashville’s banking industry. Music Row area bankers are well represented in this feature and include…

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Benefit News: Otto, Herndon, Hayes, Foster

James Otto Benefit Show on Stageit.com • Ty Herndon and Amber Hayes Help Kevin Turner Raise $100k • Joplin Native Kenny Foster To Donate Single Sales

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Jaron Brings “Sunday Suppers” To Douglas Corner in July

Jaron Lowenstein (Jaron and The Long Road to Love) and Joe Firstman, former bandleader for Last Call With Carson Daly, are hosting weekly “Sunday Supper” concerts at Nashville’s Douglas Corner throughout the month of July. The most recent show featured a surprise guest performance by Big Kenny. The week prior, singer/songwriters James Otto and Lady Antebellum’s […]

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Colt Ford Co-Hosts New TV Series

Average Joe’s Entertainment’s Colt Ford serves as co-host, alongside comedian Marc Ryan, in The Outdoor Channel’s new show, Mudslingers. The 13-episode half-hour series spotlighting off-road entertainment will debut on June 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET and is presented by Sta-bil. “There’s an entire culture that consists of 4×4 trucks, camping, music, and pure madness that […]

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Funky Winkerbean Goes Country

This Sunday, June 26, the lyrics to the classic country song, “Til I Gain Control Again,” play a prominent role in the long‐running comic strip “Funky Winkerbean.” Written by Rodney Crowell and published by Tessa Publishing Company, song was first recorded by Emmylou Harris in 1975. Tom Batiuk, the cartoonist, specifically requested the use of […]

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Review: Sherrie’ Austin Performs On StageIt

Sherrie’ Austin performed on StageIt.com promoting her independent CD, Circus Girl, coming out in the fall. The June 15 performance was one in a series, as part of her “Jumpstart” campaign to help fund her new independent venture.

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Review: Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam Delivers

Marty Stuart sold out the historic Ryman Auditorium June 8 for his 10th Anniversary Late Night Jam. The event raised over $30,000 for MusiCares with a portion also going to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Guests included country music icons Parton, Mel Tillis and Connie Smith, along with The Quebe Sisters Band, Doug Kershaw and surprise […]

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Scotty McCreery Makes History With Debut Single

Mercury Nashville artist and American Idol champ Scotty McCreery’s “I Love You This Big” debuted at No. 32 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, the highest debut for a new artist’s first single since the chart began using BDS in 1990.

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Artist Signings: Hollywood Meets Nashville

Actor Tim Robbins signs with 429 Records • Georgia artist Andy Velo signs with Red Dirt Music • Rodney Dillard and The Dillard Band sign with Mountain Music Entertainment

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HLN’s Robin Meade Offers Debut Release

Robin Meade, host of Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN, will release her musical debut, Brand New Day, on Tuesday, June 21. Other stars appearing on the album include Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich, American Idol’s Bo Bice, Kix Brooks, and Sarah Buxton. Victoria Shaw produced the album, which includes songs Meade co-wrote with […]

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Benefit News: Toby Keith, Stealing Angels, Nashville Sounds

Toby Keith recently completed his 8th annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic with more than $650,000 raised toward construction of the OK Kids Korral, a home for children undergoing treatment for cancer. The “Denim & Diamonds’ themed event was sold out with more than 750 people attending the dinner and auction. The top auction […]

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