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Nashville Music Award Voting Begins

Revived in a partnership with Next Big Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music, Inc. (LM), the Nashville Music Awards (NMA), were first produced by LM from 1995 through 2000. The NMAs recognize outstanding contributions in all genres of music. The 2009 Nashville Music Award winners will be announced at a reception on the first evening of […]

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Live Nation Offers Ticket Specials

Concert fans have just been gifted with a flat fee “passport ticket” for admittance to shows at Live Nation clubs for the remainder of 2009. The $49.99 cost includes complete admittance, subject to availability. Tickets to individual shows can be reserved online, every Monday. Complete details are available at livenation.com. Approximately 26 clubs are participating […]

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Artists Lend A Hand To Good Causes

Carter’s Chord joined fellow artists Megan Mullins and Rob Blackledge, and media professionals on a September trip to Guatemala on behalf of Compassion International, a child development ministry working to release the world’s poorest kids from poverty. ————————— Bucky Covington is returning to his roots for his first hometown concert in Rockingham, NC. He will […]

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Richie Fields

“Losing You” Joint Journey Records “The crisp riffs and melodic harmonies throughout ‘Losing You’ flow magnificently, and Richie’s emotion is pouring through his vocals. The guy has a great voice. This is a top-notch track, one that SHOULD be playing at radio everywhere.”—STEELTOWN ROCK (http://steeltownrock.com/) Richie Fields’ latest single, “Losing You,” was written by hit […]

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Fall At The Hall: Hank III, Jerry Chesnut On Schedule

Hank Williams III will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on Sat., Oct. 10, for a special performance in the Museum’s Ford Theater. Like his father, Hank III blends the honky-tonk and country blues sounds of his grandfather with the rock & roll sensibility of his own generation. The program, which is […]

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Americana-Rama: The Latest Music And News

————————– Kieran Kane will give a free in-store performance at Grimey’s Thirsty Friday celebration (Free PBR!) today (9/18) at 6 PM. He’ll play songs from his new CD Somewhere Beyond the Roses. It’s a full band show featuring Deanna Varagona (Lambchop), Richard Bennett (Mark Knopfler), and Lucas Kane (Kane, Welch, Kaplin). ————————– Rockabilly boogie master […]

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Musical Chairs, Memberships and More

——————————– Following the resignation of long time Lyric Street/Carolwood Records Vice President Greg McCarn, label President Randy Goodman has announced he has no immediate plans to fill the position. The current marketing department staff comprised of Director of Marketing Heather Conley; Director of Publicity Cindy Heath; and Senior Manager of Marketing Ashley Heron, will oversee […]

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New WSM-AM Show Will Be Live From Loveless

WSM 650-AM will launch a weekly Americana program on Oct. 14 called “Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Cafe,” with the debut show featuring icon Emmylou Harris, acclaimed duo Pam Rose and Mary Ann Kennedy, as well as emerging artists Annie Crane and Robin Ainger. With a long history of live broadcasts, WSM will […]

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Buddy Miller Wins Big At Americana Awards

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer Buddy Miller won almost every award for which he was nominated at last night’s (9/17) 8th Annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Show, held at the Ryman Auditorium. He and his collaborators, including wife Julie Miller, walked away with Artist, Album, Duo/Group of the Year, and Song of the Year. The only […]

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Front Line Aquires Stake In DS Management

Front Line Management has acquired an interest in DS Management, the company helmed by Denise Stiff. From its Nashville headquaters, DS Management represents Alison Krauss and Union Station, Dan Tyminski and Alyssa Bonagura. Stiff has managed Krauss for 23 years, during a career that has earned the performer 26 Grammys, the most of any female […]

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McCarn Leaves Lyric St.; Capitol Changes

After nearly 12 years at the label, Greg McCarn has resigned from Lyric Street/Carolwood Records to pursue new opportunities. McCarn was Vice President, Sales, Marketing, and Media at the labels and was a founding member of the team that started Lyric Street. He can be reached at 615-243-1276 or [email protected] “I’m looking forward to my […]

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