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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 | March 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

ASCAP songwriters to perform at CRS-40’s KCRS Live! showcase

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. today announced the lineup for this year's KCRS Live! event during the radio industry event, CRS-40, scheduled for March 4 - 6, 2009 at the Nashville Convention Center.  The ASCAP-sponsored KCRS Live! event will Wednesday, March 4 from 5-6:20 p.m. The event almost always features some of Nashville’s top songwriting talent.  [...]

By | January 28th, 2009|Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Publishing, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on ASCAP songwriters to perform at CRS-40’s KCRS Live! showcase

Barbara Mandrell and Kix Brooks slated for CRS-40 Panel

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® has announced the CRS-40 "Life Of A Legend" panel will feature an interview session of country music legend Barbara Mandrell by host Kix Brooks. The "Life Of A Legend" panel, sponsored by ABC Radio Networks, takes place Friday, March 6, 2009 at 4:10 p.m.  This panel is the climax of the [...]

By | January 13th, 2009|Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Row Nashville, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Barbara Mandrell and Kix Brooks slated for CRS-40 Panel

Local 257 elects Pomeroy to replace Bradley

OUT WITH THE OLD After over 18 years of service to the organization, Harold Bradley is no longer president of Nashville’s Local 257 chapter of the American Federation of Musicians.  Dave Pomeroy was elected president last week by a vote of 675 to 449.  Out of it’s 2620 members, 1165 votes were cast in this [...]

By | December 16th, 2008|Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Industry, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Local 257 elects Pomeroy to replace Bradley

PassAlong Networks gets cash infusion

Word is spreading on the Internet about PassAlong Networks, Inc.'s recent infusion of investment capital.  PassAlong is a digital music distribution and sharing service aptly headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee.  According to VentureWire, the company plans to close a $30 million funding round later this month. PassAlong, also known as the Tennessee Pacific Group, LLC, was [...]

By | December 10th, 2008|Digital Downloads, Entertainment Industry News, Internet Law, Life on the Row, Nashville|Comments Off on PassAlong Networks gets cash infusion

Reba and Borchetta team up again

Valory Music Co., the independent label formed last year as a subsidiary to Scott Borchetta and Toby Keith's Big Machine Records, has added another huge feather to their proverbial cap:  Reba McIntire.  The announcement appears today on Valory Music's website. A multimedia entertainer, Reba sold more than 55 million albums, won two Grammy awards and [...]

By | November 11th, 2008|Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Reba and Borchetta team up again

Leadership Music honors Bradley Family with prestigious Dale Franklin Award

When one thinks of Music Row, it is impossible not to conjure up thoughts of Music City's Royal Family, the Bradleys.  Last night, Leadership Music awarded the prestigious Dale Franklin Award to Owen, Harold, Patsy, Connie & Jerry Bradley.  The annual award recognizes music professionals who exemplify leadership qualities.  The Bradley family is most certainly [...]

By | August 27th, 2008|Life on the Row, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Leadership Music honors Bradley Family with prestigious Dale Franklin Award

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 | August 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 | August 7th, 2008|Client Activity, Life on the Row, Nashville|Comments Off on Exile performs on Grand Ole Opry

CRB Announces Addition of New Board Members

Effective immediately, the Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® has announced the addition of three new executives to its Board of Directors: Clay Hunnicutt, Senior Vice-President of Programming, Clear Channel, Atlanta.  Clear Channel is the largest operator of radio stations in the country.   As the person in charge of programming for Clear Channel's 200 plus country radio [...]

By | July 21st, 2008|Life on the Row, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on CRB Announces Addition of New Board Members