OTHER NEWS:

RSS Feed

Book Review of “How The Beatles Destroyed Rock ’n’ Roll”

How The Beatles Destroyed Rock ’n’ Roll by Elijah Wald (Oxford University Press, 2009) Review by Belmont professor Don Cusic: This isn’t really a book about the Beatles; rather it is a book that notes the distortion of the history of popular music through the years. Wald, who wrote an excellent book on Robert Johnson, […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Reviews

View Post

Jamie Tate

“One Beer Away From Loving You” Bodell Records/Edgehill 22-year-old North Carolina native Jamie Tate is releasing her single “One Beer Away From Loving You.” She’s enlisted the help of Edgehill Music to promote and market the single as it hits country programmers’ desktops. It goes for adds Monday, October 26. A performer since the age […]

Category: ProgrammerPlaylist

View Post

Nashville Draws Dave Matthews to CMAs, Mizrahi to Fashion Show

The invitation-only ASCAP Country Awards take place tonight, honoring the 50 most performed songs of the year…. Also at ASCAP, songwriter Andy Dodd, the pen behind hits for Hannah Montana, High School Musical, Camp Rock and Jesse McCartney, moved to Nashville recently and visited the organization’s local office. ————————- The star-packed lineup for “The 43rd […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Sales/Marketing

View Post

Garth Video: Watch The Big Announcement

Garth Brooks and Steve Wynn discuss the upcoming concert series.

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

Charlie Daniels And Others Plan Holiday Music, Benefits

Charlie Daniels has released a holiday CD/DVD package and is planning his annual Christmas 4 Kids fundraiser. Joy to the World: A Bluegrass Christmas features a mix of Christmas standards, and a number of originals written by Daniels and his band. The two-disc CD set boasts guests Kathy Mattea, Dan Tyminski, Jewel, Suzanne and Evelyn […]

Tags:

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

Indies On The Rise: Russell Works Oklahoma, Armiger on AOL

Oklahoma based artist Shawna Russell has been making big moves in her home state recently, including headlining a concert in Oklahoma City, performing on the Fox 25 News morning show, and entering an endorsement deal with Sheplers Western Wear/OKC. Russell and Way Out West Records have also formed a marketing and regional publicity alliance with Joe […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Label, Radio

View Post

Skaggs, Morgan Among ICM Award Winners

Ricky Skaggs, Craig Morgan and Tracy Lawrence were among the winners at the 15th Annual Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Award Show, held last night (10/16) at the Trinity Music City USA Auditorium. Skaggs was selected Mainstream Country Artist of the Year, and joined The Whites to perform “Salt of The Earth.” Morgan received Video of […]

Tags: ,

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

NBC Debuts Artists in Residence Partnership

NBC Universal is starting an “Artists in Residence” program with Bon Jovi as the first act set to participate. Featured artists will be exposed across NBCU’s multiple platforms and brands, including interviews, musical guest appearances, and guest-starring roles. The “Artists in Residence” project coincides with the Nov. 10 launch of the band’s new studio album, […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Sales/Marketing

View Post

Nashville Scene: Johnny Jones, 1936-2009

A vital piece of Nashville’s R&B history fell silent Wednesday, Oct. 14 with the death of legendary blues guitarist Johnny Jones. Read more.

Tags: ,

Category: Artist, Featured

View Post

It’s Official: Garth Set For Wynn Residency

Garth Brooks is planning a five year residency at the Wynn hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The one-man show will run Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights for 15 weeks per year. Brooks and casino magnate Steve Wynn revealed details today from a Vegas press conference. Concerts begin December 11, 2009. “I told him he […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

View Post

ZBB, Friends To Save Georgia Theater

Zac Brown Band keeps adding to the line-up for its Georgia Theatre benefit show at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. The Oct. 30 date will include Little Big Town, Joey + Rory, Shawn Mullins, Aslyn and Oliver Wood. Proceeds from the show will go to rebuild the beloved and recently decommissioned Georgia Theatre in Athens. […]

Tags:

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

View Post