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Mix Nashville to Feature Keynoters Dodd and Niebank

Mix Magazine will hold its annual Mix Nashville Sept. 13-14 at the newly reopened Soundcheck facility. The two-day event includes panels on the business and applications of studio and live production and features top engineers, producers and music industry professionals from the Nashville community. Sessions include topics diverse as Recording Guitar to Selling Your Music […]

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Pete Drake Enters Georgia Musician’s Hall

Musician’s Hall of Fame Member, pedal steel guitarist, producer, and recording artist Pete Drake will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame during the 32nd Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show on September 11, 2010. Nashville musicians being inducted along with Drake (also posthumously) include songwriter John Jarrard and songwriter/recording artist […]

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CMA Music Fest Tickets Available Aug. 23

The dates for the 2011 CMA Music Festival are Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, 2011. Four-day ticket packages will go on sale Monday, Aug. 23 at 10:00 AM CT.  Fans can purchase their tickets at Ticketmaster.com or 1-(800)-745-3000. They  can also purchase them through CMAfest.com or 1-(800)-CMA-FEST. Ticket prices are based on the level of […]

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Turcotte Joins Big Machine In Int’l Role

The Big Machine Label Group has announced the addition of Brad Turcotte in the newly created position of International Director of Marketing. In his new role Turcotte will coordinate and liaison with all international distribution partners in regards to all aspects of foreign releases for the Big Machine Label Group. The Big Machine Label Group’s current […]

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Facebook Enters Net Neutrality Fray

[Updated 8/12] The net neutrality debate which has been slowly heating to a boil between Verizon,Google and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski now has Facebook entering the fray. Facebook, the giant social network with over 500 million users, obviously has a vested interest in the outcome of rules affecting its ability to move data over broadband […]

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Swift’s “Mine” Leaps Into Billboard’s Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s new, rush-released single, “Mine,” has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 3, making Swift the second female artist in the history of the Hot 100 to debut multiple tracks in the top five during a calendar year. Mariah Carey is the only other female with multiple top five debuts in a […]

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Performers Added To Dale Franklin Award

Jamey Johnson, Lorrie Morgan and Randy Travis have been added to the list of tribute performers for the Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award, a gala event honoring Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson on Sunday, August 29, at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville. Shawn Camp will lead a band of many of Nashville’s […]

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Benefit News: Good Times For a Good Cause

Annual Buds-n-Suds Music Fest Returns The 13th Annual Buds-n-Suds Music Festival Presented by Big 98 Country will take place on Wednesday, August 25 at Loser’s Bar and Grill in support of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Tennessee Chapter.  The outdoor concert will take place from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM. This year’s […]

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Music Row Ladies Golf Tourney This Monday

The 23rd Annual Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament (MRLGT) will tee off at the Old Natchez Country Club (1323 Sneed Road) on Monday August 16. Golfers can support the event’s beneficiary, the United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee (UCP), by registering a team as well as bidding on exciting online auction items. This year’s roster includes industry drivers from […]

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Little Big Town Readies “The Reason Why”

With the fastest-climbing hit of their career, “Little White Church,” currently climbing the country singles chart, Capitol Nashville’s Little Big Town’s fourth studio album, The Reason Why, will hit shelves on August 24. The platinum-selling band, which consists of Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook, co-produced the album alongside Wayne Kirkpatrick and […]

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IBMA Conference Offers Early-Bird Discounts

The International Bluegrass Music Association is gearing up for their annual IBMA Business Conference at Nashville’s Convention Center/Renaissance Hotel Sept. 27-30. The annual business conference for the bluegrass music industry features artist showcases, an exhibit hall with more than 100 booths, professional development seminars, member constituency meetings, one-on-one networking and more. The Conference culminates with the International […]

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