Category: Featured

SOURCE Names 2010 Honorees

The 2010 SOURCE Awards will honor veteran music businesswomen Celia Froehlig, Carol Phillips, Sherytha Scaife, Liz Thiels and Ruth White for their contributions to the industry. Also that evening, former BMI President and CEO Frances W. Preston will receive the esteemed “Jo Walker Meador Lifetime Achievement Award.” The 2010 Source Awards will be held on […]

Category: Featured, Organizations

View Post

Urban Adds Summer Dates

Keith Urban has announced a slew of summer tour dates. The run includes numerous music festivals, arenas, and stadiums, as well as a few previously announced shows alongside The Eagles and The Dixie Chicks. The outing opens April 16 at the Country Thunder festival in Florence, Arizona. Dates are scheduled through Sept. 4 in Essex Junction, […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

View Post

Hall of Fame Names Pamela Johnson VP

Leading cultural arts specialist Pamela Johnson has been named vice president of development at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, Director Kyle Young announced today (3/22). Johnson brings 37 years of executive experience when she begins the new position on Mon., April 5. Reporting directly to Young, Johnson will oversee the Museum’s membership […]

Tags:

Category: Featured, Organizations

View Post

Marczewski Joins Nine North; EMI Looks At Leasing Back Catalogue

Larry Pareigis, President/Nine North Records, has hired Stan Marczewski as Director Of Promotion, NE/MW, effective Monday, March 29. Most recently, Marczewski worked for Sony Music Nashville as Manager, Strategic Marketing where he created opportunities for artists such as Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Montgomery Gentry, and Brad Paisley. He was also involved […]

Tags:

Category: Featured, Financial/Legal, Radio, Sales/Marketing

View Post

Stars Go Blue, Springtime Stroll Concerts This Week

Rodney Crowell and Gretchen Peters are among the hit songwriters/artists set to perform at tomorrow night’s (3/23) 2nd annual The Stars Go Blue For Colon Cancer benefit. Joining them on the 7 PM line-up at the Loveless Barn are fellow tunesmiths Mike Reid, Barry Walsh and Peter Cooper, along with special guests Mike Snider, Wade […]

Tags: ,

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

Highs And Lows From The Road: Underwood; Eli Young Band

While one rising band experienced a touring pinnacle over the weekend, a superstar’s tour is grieving an unexpected loss. Republic Nashville / Universal Republic’s Eli Young Band made its headlining debut at the Houston Rodeo on Friday night (3/19) in front of 57,208 fans, one of the highest attendance counts so far this year. It […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

View Post

Paisley To Make Waves On “H20 Tour”

Brad Paisley revealed plans for his 2010 summer tour this morning (3/22). The 75-city H2O World Tour presented by Chevy opens in late May with special guests Darius Rucker and Justin Moore. Promoted by Live Nation, the H2O World Tour will visit the United States, Canada and Europe over the next 12 months. His recently […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

View Post

“Peanut” Faircloth Passes

Widely beloved radio personality, songwriter and entertainer Charles “Peanut” Faircloth was buried yesterday [Sunday, March 21] in Chattanooga – he died Tuesday, March 16, at age 82. Born in Mitchell Country, Georgia, he had childhood polio which stunted his growth at 4’8.” This led to his nickname, “Peanut.” He began his radio career at WNEX […]

Tags:

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

Rock and Load U Offers Music Biz Primer

Dan Shafer’s Rock & Load University will present a music business primer for aspiring artists, songwriters and behind the scenes technicians at Nashville’s Soundcheck Studios on May 7 and 8. Attendees can participate in clinics and workshops with some of the best players, songwriters, engineers and business people in the industry. Among the many classes […]

Category: Featured, Organizations

View Post

Bentley Rolls With “Miles & Music For Kids”

Capitol Nashville artist Dierks Bentley will continue his nationwide Miles & Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert series with a stop in Seattle on Sat., Sept. 18. Presented by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the event will benefit the Seattle Children’s Hospital. The 45-minute ride will depart Destination Harley-Davidson of Tacoma and travel to […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Organizations

View Post

Leadership Music Deadline Approaches

It’s last call for aspiring Leadership Music participants. The educational non-profit is accepting applications from established entertainment industry leaders for its next class through next Friday (3/26). The eight-months-long Nashville-based education program, which begins in September 2010, is designed to create understanding among music industry professionals about each other’s areas of expertise and to promote teamwork. […]

Category: Featured, Organizations

View Post