Author Archive: Sarah Skates

Sarah Skates has worked in the music business for more than a decade and is a longtime contributor to MusicRow.

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Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Shakes Up Nashville

“Feel the vibration of the No Shoes Nation,” warned an old New Orleans street preacher […]

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Tin Pan South Spotlights Songwriters, Artists

The 23rd Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank […]

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Weekly Register: Musgraves Bakes ‘Biscuits,’ Janson Rides ‘Boat’

Kacey Musgraves and Chris Janson scored notable track debuts this week […]

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Exclusive: Thirty Tigers Ramps Up Country Radio Promo Team

Thirty Tigers is ready to roar a little louder. David Macias’s marketing and artist services company […]

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New Tunes: Sugar & The Hi-Lows, The Boxmasters, Watkins-Jarosz-O’Donovan

Sugar & The Hi-Lows, the effervescent duo comprised of singer-songwriters Trent Dabbs and Amy Stroup […]

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LifeNotes: Al Bunetta Passes

Artist manager Al Bunetta, who spent more than 30 years guiding the career of John Prine […]

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Road Crew Key To Touring Success

The touring industry continues to thrive, and road crews are a key part of any outing’s […]

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AMP Act Would Ensure Studio Pros Get Paid

The Allocation for Music Producers Act, or AMP Act (H.R. 1457) has been introduced to Congress […]

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“Blurred Lines” Battle Isn’t Over

Attorneys on both sides of the “Blurred Lines” lawsuit are questioning the verdict handed […]

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Weekly Register: Luke Bryan Checks In At No. 1

Luke Bryan’s Spring Break…Checkin’ Out, the final project in the series […]

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Broadcasters Want Sponsored Song Notices Stripped From Airwaves

Radio broadcasters are seeking changes to the way listeners are notified that they are […]

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