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Bentley, Aldean Donate Big Bucks

Dierks Bentley’s fifth annual “Miles & Music for Kids” raised more than $250,000 for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. On Sun., Oct. 17, a pack of 1200 bikers rode to his concert where 5000 fans packed Riverfront Park for a jam-style concert featuring Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Del McCoury, Heidi Newfield, Jerrod […]

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CMA Christmas Concert To Air On ABC; More Awards Performers

CMA is planning a big-name Christmas concert which will be taped for television the night after the CMA Awards. Joined by some of their family members, Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, and Sugarland will perform and share their favorite holiday traditions. CMA Country Christmas […]

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The Judds Help Opry Go Pink, Prep For Tour

The Judds were on hand at The Grand Ole Opry Friday night (10/15), helping Women Rock For The Cure and Susan G. Komen for the Cure turn the Opry Pink. This was the second annual “Opry Goes Pink” show, to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer. The Judds “flipped the switch” turning the Opry’s […]

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BNA Signs Casey James; Bluewater Inks Billy Livsey

American Idol alum Casey James recently inked a record deal with 19 Recordings/BNA Nashville. New music from The Casey James Band is expected next year. •••••••• Bluewater Music has signed a worldwide administration agreement with musician, producer and songwriter, Billy Livsey. He was an in-demand session player during the 70’s and 80’s, recording with rock […]

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Hirings At My Good Girl And Davis Music Group

Record producer and publishing executive Mark Bright has appointed Stephanie Greene Director of Publishing for his company My Good Girl Music, a joint venture with Sony/ATV Music Nashville. A publishing veteran, Greene makes the move from Combustion Music where she has worked since 2005, ending as Vice President. While with the company she participated in […]

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Benefits And Lifenotes: Hats Across The Row, LeVasseur Park

•••Wrensong hosted a Hats Across the Row party at its offices earlier this month. The organization was formed by those in the music business to help foster a relationship between Music Row and The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation. ••• The Alex Levasseur Memorial Skatepark will host a Ribbon-Cutting Celebration on Sunday October 24, 2-6 PM […]

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Bobby Karl: Songwriters Hall Inductions

BOBBY KARL WORKS THE ROOM: Chapter 351 One night each year, the absolute best person to be in the world is a hit Nashville songwriter. An entire ballroom fills with them. They gather for fellowship and to honor one another. A lucky few are saluted by their peers as the creators of the “Songs I […]

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American Country Awards Names Nominees

Lady Antebellum and Easton Corbin Lead with Most Nominations Vote Online at theacas.com NASHVILLE, TN – (October 18, 2010) – The first-ever American Country Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 6 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Fans will determine all the winners by voting […]

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Dierks Bentley in SIRIUS XM Concert Series

SIRIUS XM’s The Highway channel will broadcast exclusive performances by country star Dierks Bentley in a four-night concert series to take place in New York City. Dierks will perform in a different venue each evening, showcasing a different aspect of his award-winning career. On Monday, October 18th, Dierks will play a country concert featuring his […]

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Billy Currington’s Cover, Miranda Lambert Goes Platinum

Billy Currington is covering the media lately. He appears on The Late Show with Craig Ferguson tonight (10/15) and earlier this week he performed at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena to a packed house. Yesterday, Currington was on hand to congratulate songwriter Troy Jones who wrote Currington’s sixth No. 1 song, “Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer.” The […]

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Chip Taylor and New Americana Series

Singer-songwriter Chip Taylor is serving as curator for the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Americana Live series in New York City. Americana Live kicks off October 20-22 at The Rodeo Bar and Hill Country, featuring performances by artists such as Jim Campilongo, Bill Kirchen and Cindy Cashdollar. Taylor will perform at the October 22nd show at […]

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