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Seeger Bio Celebrates “Power of Song”

In the new Pete Seeger biography, To Everything There is a Season: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song by Allan M. Winkler (Oxford University Press, 2009), the author notes that throughout his life, Seeger “didn’t smoke, drink or chase women; instead he chased causes.” Pete Seeger’s life was “singing truth to power” and author […]

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Miranda Lambert Sets Headlining Tour

Platinum recording artist Miranda Lambert will hit the road for her Roadside Bars And Pink Guitars tour this spring. Kicking off March 18 in Beckley, WV, the tour will make stops in at least 22 cities, with more to be announced. This is Lambert’s first official headlining tour. She will be joined by David Nail, James Otto, Randy […]

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Vince Gill To Clapton Crossroads, Time Jumpers

Vince Gill will join several of his fellow guitar heroes at the 2010 edition of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival. Sponsored by T-Mobile myTouch, the festival will take place June 26 at Toyota Park in Chicago. Joining Clapton and Gill for the one-day event will be over 20 of the world’s greatest guitarists, including BB […]

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Daniell To Nine North, Eli Young To Republic, EMI/CMG Extend Relationship

Nine North Records President Larry Pareigis, has announced the
addition of Trudie Daniell as Manager Of Promotion, SE/SW for the company, effective today (2/10). Based in Atlanta, Daniell brings over 14 years of industry experience to Nine North’s team. Most recently serving as Manager of Promotion/South for Disney’s Carolwood Records, Daniell was part of the team that […]

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Country Hall Set To Auction Taylor’s Taylor

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is getting ready to auction off Taylor Swift’s lucky guitar to one lucky bidder. Swift surprised the crowd at last October’s Keith Urban-hosted We’re All for the Hall benefit when she announced that she would donate the guitar she performed with that night for auction, to benefit […]

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Sam Cooke At Vanderbilt Tonight

Tonight (2/10), acclaimed music journalist Peter Guralnick will present Sam Cooke: Legend, his Grammy-winning 2003 documentary about the groundbreaking soul singer, songwriter and entrepreneur, in a special screening as part of Vanderbilt’s International Lens film series. The 7 PM screening, at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema in the Sarratt Student Center, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, is free and […]

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Miranda Lambert Steps Up for Humane Society

Tickets for Miranda Lambert’s Third Annual “Cause for the Paws” benefit go on sale today (2/10). The concert event and live auction benefiting The Humane Society of East Texas will be held Saturday, May 15, at the Villa de Felicita in Tyler, Texas. Thanks to Lambert and her fans and the generous citizens of East Texas, […]

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Cherry Heart Starts Marketing Division

Cherry Heart Music & Entertainment has expanded to include an entertainment marketing division focusing on securing sponsorship deals for artist clients. The company reports that it has agreements in the works for some of Nashville’s top Country artists. “Sponsorship opportunities are becoming increasingly valuable in the music business as more and more artists are turning […]

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Wilson Opens Club Tour; Underwood Adds Dates

Gretchen Wilson is kicking off her I Got Your Country Right Here club tour this week. The small venue tour will feature music from her fourth studio album of the same name, due in stores March 30. Additionally, the shows will include hits like “Redneck Woman,” “Here for the Party,” “All Jacked Up” and “Work […]

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Texans Build Nashville Teams

Nashville is experiencing an influx from the Lone Star state as Texans build teams made up of Music City mainstays. All of the acts listed here have several albums under their belt buckles and have pushed hits up the Texas charts. Now they are seeking bigger success stories and bigger audiences. Brandon Rhyder is gearing […]

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Lyric Street Creates Off Cycle Flatts Holiday Song Bundle

Rascal Flatts and Lyric Street are offering fans a special Valentines Day song bundle, 14 Love Songs For The 14th. The 14-track bundle offers some of the group’s more passionate songs from previous CDs including “Bless the Broken Road,” “Unstoppable” and “My Wish.” The specially priced digital-only package is available at retailers such as iTunes […]

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