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BBR Adds To Roster

Broken Bow Records CEO/President Benny Brown has signed Blake Wise to a recording deal with BBR and a publishing deal with Magic Mustang Music. The rising artist is working on songs for his upcoming debut album for the label. Wise is managed by Hallmark Direction Company, which is helmed by managers John Dorris and Shelia […]

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Grascals Strike Black Gold

The IBMA’s World of Bluegrass opened today in Nashville with events including a special media luncheon to announce The Grascals securing sponsorship by Mobil Delvac heavy duty diesel engine oil. Band member Jamie Johnson said it best when he proclaimed, “We’re the new Jed Clampett of bluegrass—we struck oil in our backyard!” Following the luncheon, […]

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Country Stars Croon With Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin has long been a respected part of the Americana/folk community, but recent collaborations with mainstream artists Dierks Bentley and Jack Ingram should raise her profile among country fans. Bentley is offering a free download of “Beautiful World,” his song featuring Griffin on CMT.com beginning today (9/28). “This is definitely one of my favorite […]

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Miranda Revs Up Her “Revolution”

Miranda Lambert’s third album Revolution comes out tomorrow (9/29) and the release is already garnering raves from Rolling Stone (4 stars) and Entertainment Weekly (A). She performed the album in its entirety last Thursday night (9/24) to a sold-out mix of industry and fans at the Ryman Auditorium. In addition to the 15 new tracks, […]

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Underwood To Receive Symphony’s Harmony Award

Carrie Underwood will be honored with the prestigious Harmony Award at the white-tie Nashville Symphony Ball on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The Harmony Award is presented annually to individuals who support the varied kinds of music that exist in Nashville, and contribute to the development of the city’s musical culture. Previous […]

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Artist Photos

Joe Nichols was surrounded by WIVK Believers when he performed at the Cotton Eyed Joe in Knoxville. The Universal Records South artist will release his first album in almost two years on Oct. 27. Old Things New, features his hit single “Believers.” Pictured (L-R) are:  WIVK air personalities Josh Blanchard and Ashley King; WIVK Promotions […]

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Stars For Second Harvest & Music Row Rally

Luke Bryan, Joey & Rory, Jeffrey Steele, Tony Mullins and comedian Gary Mule Deer have been added to the lineup for the 5th annual Stars For Second Harvest benefit on Tues., Sept. 29 at the Ryman Auditorium. Hosted by Craig Wiseman, the concert will also feature Rodney Atkins, Phil Vassar and Heidi Newfield in an […]

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Gill and Harris Take LA; Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will get some love next Thursday (10/1) at its All For The Hall Los Angeles fundraiser featuring Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam, Melissa Etheridge and friends at LA’s Club Nokia. This one-of-a-kind event will be preceded with a special performance the evening before (9/30) when Gill […]

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Yearwood to Perform For Michelle Obama and Guests

Country music and global politics will intersect tomorrow (9/25) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to an article on theboot.com, President Barack Obama will be greeting world leaders for the G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh and First Lady Michelle Obama be guiding the leaders’ spouses through a tour of the city’s fine arts scene. First stop on […]

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Artists Sign On For Bentley’s “Miles & Music For Kids”

The Nashville kick-off event for Dierks Bentley’s “Miles & Music For Kids” is set for 1pm Sunday, Oct. 11. Joining previously announced guests Bentley and his Capitol labelmates Darius Rucker and Eric Church for the event will be Wynonna, Heidi Newfield and Michelle Branch. Tickets for the ride and concert are available online. Ride participants […]

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Twitter Chart and Artist Wall High Traffic Destinations

Have you visited Music Row’s Twitter chart and/or Artist Chat Wall? Over the past 30 days, the two sites have been consistent top 10 traffic destinations on MusicRow.com. In fact, Twitter and its related pages are now the No. 1 referrer of traffic to Musicrow.com followed by Facebook and Nashville’s City Paper. What Are They […]

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