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KHS America Brings Aid To Nashville Symphony

The Nashville Symphony has completed the process of replacing its Instrument Petting Zoo, which was destroyed in the May 2010 flood of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, thanks to a donation of 24 instruments (valued at $23,500) from instrument manufacturer KHS America. The Petting Zoo is a collection of 50 instruments and an important part of […]

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Weekly Chart Report (9/24/10)

RADIO NEWS Entercom Kansas City has announced the promotion of Wes Poe to the position of Program Director for WDAF 106.5 The Wolf. Poe came to WDAF in January 2009, where he has been serving as Assistant PD, Music Director and Mid-Day host. His career also includes time at KTOM/Monterey, CA; KSON/San Diego, CA; and […]

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FCC Approves White Space Bandwidth

The Federal Communications Commission approved this week (9/23) the use of unlicensed airwaves, known as “white space” for high-speed wireless broadband networks and other applications. The airwave spectrum in question was opened up as a result of the switch from analog to digital TV signals. According to an article in the New York Times, the […]

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Black River Signing; Legal Symposium

Black River Music Publishing has signed Due West member Brad Hull to a publishing deal. “Brad originally came to Nashville to pursue songwriting and I am happy he found a home here at Black River Music Publishing,” stated Celia Froehlig, VP BRMP. Due West will release a new CD on Nov. 23. The group’s single […]

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Armiger Gets Covered

Justine magazine, a national lifestyle publication for teen girls is set to feature Katie Armiger on the cover of its upcoming Oct./Nov. issue which streets Oct. 1. The timing coincides with the release of Armiger’s third Cold river Records studio album, Confessions of a Nice Girl which will be released on Oct. 5. Justine Magazine, […]

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ACM Announces New Officers

The Academy of Country Music and ACM Lifting Lives has announced new officers for each organizations’ separate Board of Directors for their 2010-2011 term, following elections held last week. Newly elected Officers for the Academy of Country Music include: Chairman of the Board – Bill Mayne, Country Radio Broadcasters President – Sarah Trahern, Great American […]

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Opry Plans 85th Birthday Bash

Some of country music’s favorite artists will be part of the excitement as the Grand Ole Opry® reaches the culmination of its months-long 85th birthday celebration with a two-day Birthday Bash Oct. 8 and 9. Featuring Opry performances by Trace Adkins, Crystal Gayle, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift, and many more, the Bash lands just ten […]

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MTSU and ASCAP Team for Fledgling Writers

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry and the Nashville office of ASCAP are helping to turn education into careers with a successful commercial songwriting partnership, “Partners in Craft.” The two-year old program, which pairs veteran songwriting and publishing mentors with students majoring in songwriting, will celebrate with a special gathering on Friday, Sept. 24. Representatives from […]

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Artists Visits: Sturgeon, Bice & JaneDear

Jason Sturgeon On Fox Toolpusher Records’ artist Jason Sturgeon visited Fox 17’s Tennessee Mornings to perform his new single “Rollin’ On” and to talk about his brand new album, That’s Me. Sturgeon made a stop in Nashville for this TV appearance and a showcase at The Listening Room before “rollin’ on” to Bloomington, IN for a special album release concert on […]

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Underwood Kicks Off Fall Leg Of “Play On Tour”

19/Arista Records artist Carrie Underwood will kick off the fall leg of her Play On Tour this Saturday (9/25) in Portland, Oregon at the Rose Garden Arena. The tour will play 47 cities before wrapping December 19 in Calgary, Alberta. By the close of this leg, Underwood will have performed over 100 shows throughout the […]

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Gloriana Join Quaker’s After School Campaign

Emblem/Warner Music Nashville artists Gloriana have teamed up with Quaker Chewy Granola Bars and the nonprofit organization, Afterschool Alliance, to help raise awareness about the importance of after school programs through the Quaker Chewy Afterschool Rocks campaign. “Gloriana was a natural fit as a featured artist for the Quaker Chewy Afterschool Rocks campaign because of […]

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