Category: Flood2010

Guitar Center Launches “Operation High Ground” Flood Relief

In direct response to the devastation from the recent floods in Nashville, musical instrument retailer Guitar Center has launched a dedicated initiative titled Operation High Ground for Nashville Flood Relief, to help musicians, songwriters, recording studios and audio professionals re-build their lives. The goal of the program is to help Nashville’s music community get back […]

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CMT Award Noms., A Word From Pres. Brian Philips

The final nominees for the 2010 CMT Music Awards will be revealed tomorrow (5/11) morning exclusively on People.com starting at 8 AM/CT. Mercury recording artist Laura Bell Bundy and CMT’s Evan Farmer will do the honors. And more nominations will be announced later in the day on CMT.com. The top nominees in all categories, except […]

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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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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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“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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TN Spirit Lifts Community

“The beauty of community is that in the worst of times you see the best of people,” said Vince Gill at the top of WSMV’s Flood Relief With Vince Gill & Friends telethon last night (5/6). And community in Nashville came out full force to support the effort, which raised $1.7 million to benefit Second […]

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Disaster Through A Creative Lens

A video collage of sites and scenes during and after the deluge…

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