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Walk The West, Cactus Brothers Leader Dies At Age 48

Paul Kirby, who co-founded the Nashville rock band Walk the West and also led the country-rocking Cactus Brothers, has died of cardiac arrest at age 48.

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Make It 10 For Chesney

Kenny Chesney has reached another significant milestone with his latest album, Hemingway’s Whiskey (BNA), which has […]

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Industry Toasts Moore’s No. 1 “If Heaven…”

BMI and ASCAP teamed up at CMA headquarters to honor the songwriting team behind Justin Moore’s No. 1 “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.”

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Bluegrass Blooms In Downtown Nashville

The IBMA World of Bluegrass is this week and MusicRow critic Robert K. Oermann picks the best showcases and events.

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Armiger Launches Deluxe Package With Opry Performance

Katie Armiger finally got to stand in country music’s inner circle […]

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Promoting #Hashtag Happiness

Twitter is becoming a favored source for entertainment industry news and promotion, however the volume of tweets is reaching tsunami proportions. One way to fine tune the tweet-flow, is by using hashtags, a word preceded by the poundsign, i.e. #mynews. Hypebot.com recently wrote about some of the favorite tags its readers are using to parse […]

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Honky Tonk TV Acquired

Weekly country music news and entertainment television show Honky Tonk TV has been acquired by Phoenix-based Morgans Media Group…

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Johnnie Wright Passes

[Updated with arrangements] Country singer Johnnie Wright died this morning (9/27) at age 97 following a lengthy illness. He is known as a solo artist, as husband of female pioneer Kitty Wells, and as part of the duo Johnnie & Jack.

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peermusic Adds Creative Manager

The music publisher has added a key new member to its team.

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NBN SoundLand: Day 4

After late nights with Next Big Nashville’s SoundLand on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, I spent the rest of the weekend dragging. I guess there’s always a price for pursuing good times.

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Industry Ink: Republic Nashville Hiring

Plus Capitol Street Party attendance, news from IEBA/Paradigm, CRS, and more. 

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