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Explore Nashville’s Mix of Art and Music

Nashville shows its varied love of music and the arts with this list of upcoming events ranging from pickin’ parties to superstar rappers. Join Kellie Pickler (see photo) and get out on the town! ——————- Hot off his just released No. 1 album, Jay-Z will perform at Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym on Fri., Nov. 13. Tickets […]

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ICMDAY Honors Davies & Walker

Producer Gail Davies and AristoMedia Group President Jeff Walker have been honored as 2009 International Country Music Ambassadors by the Spain-based non-profit organization, International Country Music Day. Andoni Urkiaga, Coordinator of ICMDAY commented, “These awards honor not only a model career in international country music but also a visionary way of promoting country music, opening new […]

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Capitol Orders Bleve To Cease & Desist

Local indie Bleve Records reports that it has stopped promotion of its debut single ”My First Ride,” following a cease and desist order from Capitol Records Nashville. The song by Bleve artist Ronnie Milsap features Capitol Records Nashville artist Trace Adkins and was the lead first single from a multi-artist compilation CD due out Nov. […]

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Emerson Drive Helps Home Country

Emerson Drive band members returned home to Canada for the recent Canadian Country Music Awards and planned a big charity event to coincide with the trip. The two-day fundraiser in lead singer Brad Mates’ hometown of Grande Prairie, AB included a charity concert and celebrity golf tournament. Proceeds from the concert go to the Grande […]

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Rascal Flatts Plan Limited Edition Release

A limited edition of Rascal Flatts’ Greatest Hits: Volume 1 is on the way to stores Oct. 6. With new packaging, bonus tracks and other special content, Lyric Street Records will have the album available in time for the holiday sales rush. Greatest Hits Volume 1 chronicles Rascal Flatts as the top selling country band […]

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Tech Talk: Twitter Gets Voice; Senate Studies Cell Radiation

According to an eWeek.com report, the U.S. Senate under the leadership of Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee is planning to study links between cell phone use and cancer. Previous studies have been mixed as to any possible links between the two. According to the Environmental Working […]

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Mindy Smith Will Rock For The Cure

Women Rock For The Cure’s signature benefit concert to fight breast cancer will be headlined by Mindy Smith. The third annual event, set for Thurs., Oct. 1 at 3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill, will also feature performances by Universal Music Group recording artist Coldwater Jane and internet pop/country sensation Veronica Ballestrini, plus more artists […]

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Yearwood to Host 2009 “Christmas at Belmont”

Belmont alumna Trisha Yearwood has been named as the host for the 2009 “Christmas at Belmont” performance at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The show will be broadcast nationally on PBS December 23. “Christmas at Belmont,” produced by Nashville Public Television with funding from the Beaman Family Foundation, features popular carols, classical masterworks, world music and […]

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Rosanne Cash Introduces “The List”

Rosanne Cash introduced her new album, The List, in a private performance co-sponsored by BMI and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum® on September 15. Cash performed eight of the classic songs on her new album, which is named for a list of songs her father gave her in 1973. The List will […]

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Swift Ranks Among “People’s” Best Dressed

Taylor Swift is among the celebrities named to People’s 10 Best Dressed of 2009 list, joining the ranks of fashionistas like First Lady Michelle Obama, Beyonce, and Nashville-born starlet Reese Witherspoon. “Anything that glitters hypnotizes me,” she tells the magazine of her red carpet picks by designers Collette Dinnigan and KaufmanFranco. “It’s always an attention […]

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CO5 Adds Roberts, Reworks Staff

Radio promotion and marketing company CO5 Music is reshaping its operation announced co-CEOs Tracy Brown and Todd Sievers today (9/16). David Newmark, who served as VP Country Promotion since starting the Nashville division of CO5 in 2005, has been named VP of Business Development and will focus on new business ventures and business relations. Denise […]

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