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Lance Songs engages services of Barry Neil Shrum

Nashville, Tennessee.  Lance Songs announces that he recently inked a deal with Barry Neil Shrum, Esquire of Shrum & Associates to represent him in the entertainment industry.  Lance is an emerging artist whose music is very soulful and whose writing is inspiring.  Lance’s album Rise and Shine Hero sold over 50,000 units, and he has [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:05+00:00March 22nd, 2011|Client Activity|Comments Off on Lance Songs engages services of Barry Neil Shrum

We the People Folk Group officially launched petition to amend the U.S. Constitution

In 2006, my client, We the People, LLC, (“We the People”) was just a sparkle in the eyes of Jim Corrigan and Michael Elly, fueled by a desire to bring back the sounds, energy and emotions of the folk music era of the 60’s and 70’s.  Over the years, as they say, one thing led [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:07+00:00March 1st, 2011|Client Activity|Comments Off on We the People Folk Group officially launched petition to amend the U.S. Constitution

Jimmy Eugene opens for Gary Allan and performs for a sold out crowd!

My friend and client, Dr. Jimmy Eugene Pollard, performed a sampling of his music in front of a sold-out crowd, performing as the opening act for Gary Allan’s immensely successful Get Off On the Pain tour.  The Pavillion at  the Coushatta Casino Resort welcomed over 4000 people for the February 19th event.  Allan’s tour has [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:08+00:00February 21st, 2011|Client Activity, Life on the Row, RIAA|Comments Off on Jimmy Eugene opens for Gary Allan and performs for a sold out crowd!

New Collaboration “Baby Be My Valentine” Released on iTunes

I have to put a plug in for my brother, C. Kim Shrum, whose collaboration with the artist, Lance Songs, Baby Be My Valentine was released this week on iTunes.  You can check out the production here.  My brother has been writing songs as long as I can remember, and is one of the reasons [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:08+00:00February 14th, 2011|Client Activity, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on New Collaboration “Baby Be My Valentine” Released on iTunes

Politico’s interview with Corgan following his testimony before Judiciary Committee on HR 848

Link to Politico Interview As a follow up to my previous post on the subject, the radio widget above should play Politico’s interview with Smashing Pumpkin’s founder and frontman Billy Corgan following his testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee in support of HR 848, the Performance Rights Act. Corgan testified on Capitol Hill [...]

By |2017-07-20T17:44:12+00:00March 11th, 2009|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News, Entertainment Law, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Law, Music Publishing, Music Row Nashville, Music Row News|Comments Off on Politico’s interview with Corgan following his testimony before Judiciary Committee on HR 848

Judiciary Committee holds hearings on HR 848, the “Performance Rights Act”

The House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on H.R. 848 (this year’s version of HR 4789) tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.  Although the Committee’s website does not identify any witnesses at this time, I am informed by musicFIRST that Smashing Pumpkins’ founder Billy Corgan and Mitch Bainwol, chairman and CEO of the RIAA will be [...]

By |2009-03-09T12:54:21+00:00March 9th, 2009|Client Activity, Entertainment Industry News, Entertainment Law, Life on the Row, Music Law, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Judiciary Committee holds hearings on HR 848, the “Performance Rights Act”

Music Row gears up for CRS

When big events like the Country Radio Seminar occur, Music Row begins to buzz with various activities and talk about the celebrities.  The Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas in the country music industry.  This year marks the event’s 40th anniversary and it promises to [...]

By |2009-03-03T09:28:41+00:00March 3rd, 2009|Client Activity, Entertainment Law, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Row Nashville, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Music Row gears up for CRS

Bobby Don releases “Some Sunday”

My client, Ric Landers and Your Place or Mine Digital, LLC were instrumentally involved in the release of the new single, Some Sunday, written by Emmy nominated songwriter Bobby Don Bloodworth and recorded with his band the Gopher Broke Band.  The CD can be purchased here, or you can download and MP3 version.  Here is [...]

By |2008-10-24T13:30:34+00:00October 24th, 2008|Client Activity, Life on the Row|Comments Off on Bobby Don releases “Some Sunday”

Best Wishes to my old friend, Will Hoge

I want to take this opportunity and use this forum to wish Will Hoge and his beautiful family best wishes in this difficult and painful time, and offer my family's prayers for a speedy recovery.  Will was one of my first clients when I started practicing entertainment law in Nashville -- I negotiated one of [...]

By |2008-08-22T14:36:37+00:00August 22nd, 2008|Client Activity, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Best Wishes to my old friend, Will Hoge

Exile performs on Grand Ole Opry

Sonny LeMaire, together with other members of the 70's pop/rock sensation, Exile ("Kiss You All Over") will perform on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry this Saturday, August 9th.  Exile's appearance will be in the 7:30-8:00 p.m. time slot.  Other performers on the Opry Saturday evening include Charlie Pride, Radney Foster, Riders in the [...]

By |2008-08-07T13:08:48+00:00August 7th, 2008|Client Activity, Life on the Row, Nashville|Comments Off on Exile performs on Grand Ole Opry