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Next Big Nashville/Digital Summit Announce Lineup

Next BIG Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music DIGITAL SUMMIT (LMDS) have announced the final schedules for their upcoming September 29- October 2 festival and conference in Nashville. Events include; 150+ bands performing during the four-day, multi-genre music festival in Nashville’s coolest venues, the digital summit, featuring guest speakers and panelists from every corner of digital […]

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Lady A Plays For Musicians On Call

Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit organization that brings live music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, announced a special performance by renowned trio Lady Antebellum at City Winery in New York on October 13, 2010. The show, which will benefit MOC, is part of the organization’s Month of Music initiative, a series of […]

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Salamon Named CEO of Savannah Music Group

Ed Salamon has been named chief executive officer of Savannah Music Group, effective Oct. 1. Salamon approached SMG President Dave Gibson after Savannah took the unprecedented step among music publishing companies and record labels of opposing mandatory Performance Rights fee legislation. Since both believe that proposed legislation could reduce the amount of music played on […]

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Mandy Barnett Brings Holidays To Cracker Barrell

The newest CD in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s music program is Winter Wonderland, a holiday album from Mandy Barnett. In addition to the title track, holiday standards such as “Jingle Bell Rock,” “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” “Marshmallow World,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” and “White Christmas” are all included in the holiday collection. In […]

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Music Rising Supports Gulf Coast Culture

Music Rising, an award-winning initiative co-founded in 2005 by U2’s the Edge, producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz, has announced a $1 million program in partnership with Tulane University to develop a college curriculum that will provide a permanent, comprehensive and definitive study of the musical heritage of New Orleans […]

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Loretta Lynn’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Country music legend Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 50th year making music with a special invitation-only event to be held this Friday (9/24) at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Held on-site at Lynn’s 18,000 square foot Coal Miner’s Daughter Museum and billed as A Tribute to an American Icon, the evening’s activities […]

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Worley’s Tennessee River Run A Big Success

Darryl Worley’s ninth annual Tennessee River Run took place this past weekend (9/16 through  9/18). Once again, the singer/songwriter put together an all-star cast to participate in the three-day festival. Worley performed with a stellar lineup including hit songwriters Wynn Varble, Jim “Moose” Brown and Phil O’ Donnell, and artists including The Marshall Tucker Band, […]

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DISClaimer Pop/Rock Single Reviews (9/20/10)

It’s high time we checked up on Nashville’s ever-expanding pop/rock community. There’s a little big of everything to sample, from the hard rock of November to the singer-songwriter vibe of Alyssa Bonagura, from the over-the-top personality of Joanna Cotten to the introspective-and-hooky Dave Barnes, from the soul sisters of Kentucky Thunder to the new-wavey Jeff the Brotherhood.

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BMG Rights Adds Evergreen

In a deal reportedly valued at $80 million, KKR-backed BMG Rights Management has gone shopping, gobbling Evergreen Copyright Acquisitions, its fourth company this year. Earlier this year BMG Rights snagged Cherry Lane Music, Adage IV and Stage Three music. According to reports in the New York Post, Evergreen was founded in 2006 and owns rights […]

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Bone Collector CD Melds Hunting and Country

Noted outdoorsman Michael Waddell (Bone Collector) has joined forces with country songwriters Rhett Akins (“Gimme That Girl,” “All About Tonight”) and Dallas Davidson (“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” “Start a Band”). The resulting collaboration, a “hunting album” entitled, Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector: The Brotherhood Album featuring Rhett Akins and Dallas Davidson comes out on Reprise Records on […]

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Katie Armiger is a “Nice Girl” in GAC Sweepstakes

Up-and-coming country artist Katie Armiger teamed up with GACTV.com to celebrate the release of her upcoming album, Confessions of a Nice Girl. On August 31st, GAC kicked off the contest, giving a lucky fan the opportunity to win a trip for two to Nashville to attend Armiger’s album release party on September 29th. Kelly Johnson […]

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