Category: Featured

Armiger Celebrates CD Release At SESAC

Katie Armiger celebrated the upcoming Oct. 5 release of her third Cold River Records album, Confessions Of A Nice Girl to a packed house at SESAC (9/29). Armiger performed selected tracks from the new CD with musical help from special guests such as Rebecca Lynn Howard, guitarist Jesse Tucker, Bruce Wallace, Joe West and others. […]

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Writer’s Den Adds Alex Heddle

Alex Heddle has recently been added to the team at Writer’s Den Music Group as Catalog Manager/Song Plugger. Heddle formerly oversaw all creative aspects at Propel Music, where he spent the past two years. “We are thrilled to have someone with Alex’s experience and enthusiasm as a part of our group,” says Head of Publishing, […]

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Artist Run-Down: Dunn Goes Solo; Urban Seeks Fan Input

Keith Urban’s camp is seeking fan feedback about the cover of his upcoming album, Get Closer, in stores on November 16. Which one do you like better? Vote on his Facebook page. Ronnie Dunn is self-producing a solo album expected to release in 2011 on the Arista Nashville label. Steve Azar was a recent guest […]

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Crystal Ball Signals Publishing Change

The Crystal Ball began flashing this morning, offering only an incomplete message as is its wanton way. The data source from the Shiny Globe seemed to flow from our industry’s publishing sphere, showing an imminent departure. While we are unable to pull the rabbit from our info chapeau, it seems that this 30-year industry veteran […]

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CMA Awards Sets First Performers

The star-packed lineup for “The 44th Annual CMA Awards” launches with today’s announcement that Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, and the pairing of Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson are the first group of performers confirmed for “Country Music’s Biggest Night.” “The 44th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley […]

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“Country Strong” Soundtrack Features Nashville’s Finest

The Country Strong soundtrack will be out weeks before the movie hits theaters, and the tracklist reads like a who’s who of Nashville songwriters, producers and artists. (See below). Due out October 26 via Sony, the soundtrack includes many mainstream Nashville country stars, as well as songs from film stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (9/29/10)

As we head into the fall, the stars are beginning to come out. This week, we have new music by honcho Toby Keith, as well as from Billy Currington and Lee Brice, both of whom are coming off career highs. It appears that Capitol/EMI rules the roost, label-wise, since it is presenting fine new tunes from both Troy Olsen and newcomer Walker Hayes.

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Opry Returns Home, Invites Shelton To Join

The Grand Ole Opry returned to the Grand Ole Opry House last night (9/28) for the first time since the May floods ravaged the show’s longtime home. Nine-year Opry member Brad Paisley and 61-year Opry veteran Jimmy Dickens opened the show, singing “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” while standing on the famed circle of wood […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Flood2010

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The Stage On Broadway Expands To Austin

Ruble and Brenda Sanderson, and Brad Sanderson, owners of Nashville’s live music venue, The Stage on Broadway, have announced plans for an Austin, Texas location called The Stage on Sixth. The new location will be in the historic East 6th Street entertainment district and should be open in time for a big New Years Eve […]

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Symphony’s Season Includes McBride, Folds

Martina McBride will join the Nashville Symphony to perform holiday favorites on Dec. 10. The “Home for the Holidays” concert will be at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena, while the symphony’s permanent home the Schermerhorn continues to undergo repairs from the May floods. On Saturday, November 27, Ben Folds and the Nashville Symphony will perform “Keys […]

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Followill To Speak at NBN/Digital Summit

Next BIG Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music Digital Summit (LMDS) open today (9/28) with a packed line-up of events, including a music festival and conference featuring a just-announced keynote from Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill. The Artist Keynote will take place on Thursday, September 30 at The Curb Event Center at Belmont University at […]

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