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BMI Nashville Remains Closed; SoundCheck Inspects Damage

BMI’s Nashville office remains closed Monday, May 10 due to a lack of water pressure and air conditioning in the six-story Music Row building. BMI’s Nashville office usually houses over 400 employees and is currently relying on a reduced on-site staff. However, Nashville Writer/Publisher executives are still readily accessible by email and cell phone, and […]

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Latest Flood Relief Benefits

Victoria Shaw, Marcus Hummon, Julie Gold and Don Henry performed a benefit for MusiCares Friday (5/7) at the Bluebird Cafe. MusiCares has established the Nashville Flood Relief Fund to assist music people affected by the Middle Tennessee Floods. Initial assistance will provide funds for food and clothing, gasoline and transportation, clean up efforts, relocation costs, […]

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Alison Krauss Joins Borman Entertainment

Gary Borman officially announced this morning that 26-time Grammy winner Alison Krauss has signed with Borman Entertainment for management. “Alison’s timeless talent defies stereotype or any ordinary definition,” says Borman. “It is truly a privilege to represent such a gifted artist.” Previous manager Denise Stiff (DS Management) and Krauss amicably parted ways last February after […]

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Van Fletcher Joins Chasin

Longtime industry executive Van Fletcher is on board as President of a new company, Chasin Music Group. Founded by John Acunto and Gary Hohman, Chasin’s first initiative is the Chasin Hits mobile phone music application, being developed and distributed by seasoned mobile services company Handmark. The Chasin Hits application will be available to all mobile […]

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McGraw, Hill Plan Huge Flood Relief Concert

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are spearheading a superstar flood relief concert set for Tuesday, June 22 at the Bridgestone Arena. They’ve already recruited Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Amy Grant, Miranda Lambert, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, Taylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood for performances, as well […]

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ZBB/Ram Trucks Launch ‘Letters for Lyrics’ 

The Ram Truck Brand, in partnership with Zac Brown Band, has kicked off Letters for Lyrics, a national letter-writing campaign targeted to U.S. soldiers. The goal for the Ram Truck Brand and Zac Brown Band is to send 1 million letters to U.S. troops deployed around the world. In exchange for writing a letter to […]

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Average Joe Ent. Opens Urban Imprint

Average Joes Entertainment has formed AVJ Records, an Atlanta-based urban imprint. The first two signings include Nappy Roots and Bizarre. Heading the new Atlanta office will be Average Joes Entertainment CEO Shannon Houchins as President and Jason “Boogie” Brown as Vice President. The company began in 2008 and launched Colt Ford who has sold over […]

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“Vince Gill and Friends” Flood Telethon Raises 1.7 Million 

WSMV-TV Channel 4 is thanking the Nashville music industry for all of its support of WSMV’s telethon for flood relief, as well as the many viewers who called in pledges proving again the true spirit of Music City and all around the country. The telethon was streamed live via the internet and pledges came in […]

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Volunteer Exchange

A number of music industry companies and individuals have expressed interest in volunteering to help those in need during this flood 2010 crisis. If you need help, leave your contact information and a brief description of the help needed in the Reply Comment box below.

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Stuart’s Late Night Jam To Benefit MusiCares Flood Relief 

Opry star Marty Stuart will once again help kick off CMA Music Fest with his annual Late Night Jam on June 9 beginning at 10:00 PM at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. This year’s concert is inspired by Stuart’s highly rated TV show, The Marty Stuart Show and will benefit the MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund. “Bringing […]

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Musician’s Union Facilitates Flood Relief

Today (5/7), in response to the recent disastrous flood in in Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Musicians Union set up a “Nashville Musicians Flood Relief” bank account at Suntrust’s Music Industry branch. The Union will distribute collected funds through its Emergency Relief Fund at Local 257. Donations are being accepted for “Nashville Musicians Fund Relief” at […]

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