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Walden’s Puddle Palooza Gets Wet

The 2010 Walden’s Puddle “Puddle-Palooza” benefit concert and festival was held Aug. 21 at Nashville’s Yogi Bear™ Jellystone Park and hosted by the Music Valley Merchants Association. Strong afternoon rains curtailed a portion of the concert. The event raises funds for Walden’s Puddle Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center. In addition to the concert, other family-friendly activities […]

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Promo Update: Big Machine; Quarterback

Big Machine Label Group has named Mandy McCormack National Director, Radio Marketing, and added Kris Lamb to fill her former West Coast Regional post. In the newly-created role, McCormack will work with Sr. Director, New Media & National Promotion Strategy John Zarling in managing national promotion campaigns for artists on the Big Machine and Valory […]

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Chesney Shares Details of Deluxe Edition

Kenny Chesney will release a deluxe edition of his upcoming album Hemingway’s Whiskey. The CD-plus-DVD set will be out September 28, just like the regular package. The expanded set’s CD includes two bonus tracks and an in-depth conversation with Chesney about each of the songs. The DVD’s half-hour of content includes a thank you from […]

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The Country Network To Air Via Sinclair

The new music video channel The Country Network (TCN) has been picked up by Sinclair Broadcast Group and will be available in some markets by October. Tammy Genovese joined TCN’s Music Row office as Pres. TCN Nashville in April. TCN and Sinclair have entered into an agreement to launch TCN’s star-hosted music video programming on […]

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Stars At Christmas 4 Kids and Buds-N-Suds Benefits

Montgomery Gentry, Jake Owen, and Sawyer Brown will perform at the Charlie Daniels Band’s annual Christmas 4 Kids concert. The show will be Monday, November 22 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The accompanying Tour Bus Show/Artist Meet and Greet will take place on Monday, December 13 in Hendersonville, TN. Ticket details at www.christmas4kids.org ••••••••••••••• Jerrod Niemann […]

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One Group of Moderators For All CRS Panels

In a departure from the usual format for Country Radio Seminar, all of the panels at the 2011 conference will be moderated by the same group of country radio veterans. The five individuals chosen by the CRB Board of Directors as the inaugural class of CRS moderators are Charlie Cook (McVay Media), Erica Farber (The […]

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Photos: WMBA Week; FBMM Helps Habitat

The Women’s Music Business Association kicked off WMBA Week by visiting the CMA to share Izzie’s Italian ice. The WMBA is also serving free Izzie’s Ice at Owen Bradley Park this Wednesday from 11am – 1pm, and invites the Music Row community to stop by. The group is celebrating its new non-profit status with events […]

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Side Projects: Montgomery’s Restaurant; Wayne’s Book

Eddie Montgomery is busy planning the Sept. 14 grand opening of his steak house in hometown Harrodsburg, Ky. The 20,000 square foot entertainment and dining complex is called Eddie Montgomery’s Steakhouse. It is set on 23 acres, which Montgomery says will soon be the site of an outdoor entertainment amphitheater, nearby hotel and other family-friendly […]

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Aldean Brings The “Party” This Nov.

Jason Aldean has set a Nov. 2 release date for his fourth studio album, My Kinda Party. After spending more weeks at No. 1 on the country radio charts than any other artist in over a year, the star’s fans are itching for new music. The title track is already at radio. Aldean’s upcoming release […]

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Radio Welcomes Jesse Lee and Adam Brand

Jesse Lee In Wisconsin Jesse Lee stopped by to see John & Tammy at WMAD in Madison, WI and spent some time on the air with the morning team and visited with station PD Mike Ferris. • • • Adam Brand In Atlanta Arista Nashville’s Australian newcomer Adam Brand was in Atlanta recently, where his […]

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Friday Photos: On The Road, At The Beach

Troy Olsen Visits CMT EMI Records Nashville flagship artist Troy Olsen recently stopped by the downtown Nashville offices of CMT to meet the staff and perform a few songs including his current single “Summer Thing.” • • • Mark Chesnutt’s Country Vibe Saguaro Road Records artist Mark Chesnutt recently stopped by The Stage on Lower […]

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