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Digital Summit and Next Big Nashville Join Forces

Nashville’s two most progressive music events, Next BIG Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music Digital Summit (LMDS) have united to create the best of both within a week-long conference and festival. The combined events will take place September 28-October 2 in Nashville. Both NBN and LMDS have had major impacts on the cultural landscape of Music […]

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Summer NAMM Headed To NCC

June is shaping up to be a particularly busy month for Tennessee’s entertainment industry, with the CMT Music Awards, CMA Music Fest, and Bonnaroo all happening in its first two weeks. But wait, there’s more: the 2010 Summer NAMM will be held June 18-20 at the Nashville Convention Center, and will feature over 400 exhibitors […]

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Morgan Tells Troops You’re Not Alone

Artist Craig Morgan has become a spokesperson for Not Alone, an organization that empowers warriors and families dealing with combat stress through training, education, counseling and support. “When I heard about what Not Alone was doing, I knew I wanted to be involved,” said Morgan. “We can’t sit quietly aside while our country’s bravest are struggling. […]

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Shane Barrett Departs Ole Music

Shane Barrett has exited ole Music Publishing to pursue his next opportunity after five years as the company’s Creative Director. Other recent changes at ole include the addition of Arthur Buenahora as Senior Creative Director. In addition, publishing veteran Mike Sebastian joined ole as a consultant following ole’s recent puchase of Blacktop Music Publishing, Sebastian’s […]

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Bluebird Hosts “Birdsongs” Benefits

Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe is getting ready to kick off “Birdsongs,” a series of shows presented to benefit the Bluebird. BirdSongs will kick off June 1 with an extra special evening of songs and stories; Nashville Hall of Fame songwriters Sonny Curtis, Richard Leigh and Jim Weatherly will start the evening with a 6:00 PM show. […]

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BMI’s Website Goes Mobile

BMI has launched a mobile version of its award-winning website www.bmi.com for iPhone, Android, Palm, Symbian and the upcoming Blackberry 6.0 phones. Mobile users will see the new mobile site when they log onto www.bmi.com. “We know that tens of thousands of visitors to BMI.com already access information via smart phones,” said BMI President & […]

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Steve Wariner Unveils New Website/Contest

Grammy-winning recording artist, songwriter and guitarist Steve Wariner, in connection with BubbleUp, Ltd., will launch a completely revamped Web site at www.stevewariner.com on Monday, June 7. The new site will feature exclusive videos and photos, the latest news and tour dates, regular posts from Steve, and much more. “I’m excited about all of the possibilities […]

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Brian Clough Wins CMA Int’l Broadcaster Award

British radio personality Brian Clough was surprised with the CMA International Broadcaster Award during a recent lunch in Durham, England. The Award was presented to him by Bobbi Boyce, CMA International Consultant. “I’m still trying to come to terms with the honor given to me by the Country Music Association and ponder as to why […]

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Bonnaroo To Donate To Flood Relief

Bonnaroo will donate up to $50,000 to aid the flood relief efforts for Music City. Great Stage Park, the home of Bonnaroo, escaped flood damage but the cleanup efforts to help rebuild Nashville after one of the most devastating natural disasters in this city’s history have only just begun, and the festival has created several ways […]

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“Girls With Guitars” Gather For Flood Relief

Tomorrow night (5/25) at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley, Girls With Guitars will get together and make some great music to benefit Nashville flood relief. Singer/songwriters including Mary Gauthier, Lisa Carver, Robin Ruddy, Kimberley Dahme, Cheley Tackett, Lani Nash, Tammy Fowler, Annie Mosher and Mindy Smith will come together for a very special night of music […]

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“CRS: One-On-One” Reprising In June

Based on the success of its inaugural CRS: One on One mentoring session in May, Country Radio Broadcasters has announced a June 18 follow-up installment, focusing on new media marketing opportunities at radio. Industry veterans Paul Williams (Senior Director, Strategic Marketing, Sony Music Nashville) and Roy Elkins (CEO, Broadjam) are this session’s featured speakers. Attendees will […]

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