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Kristi Lee Cook signs with Nashville Label

According to news reports that broke first on Fox yesterday, then appeared on CMT and Billboard, Kristi Lee Cook, who took seventh place in this year's seventh season of American Idol, signed a recording agreement with 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville, a Sony BMG label.  This is Kristi's second attempt at success on the Arista Nashville brand, [...]

By | July 1st, 2008|Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Kristi Lee Cook signs with Nashville Label

Music Row Magazine sold

Music Row magazine has been "Nashville's Music Industry Publication" for 26 years.  Yesterday, Music Row announced that it was being acquired by SouthComm Communications, Inc.  SouthComm is a Nashville-based media company founded in 2007 by Chris Ferrell and Nashville investment firm Solidus Co., led by Townes Duncan.  Duncan is chairman of SouthComm and Ferrell is [...]

By | March 28th, 2008|Life on the Row, Music Publishing, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Music Row Magazine sold

Nashville Mayor Announces “Country Radio Week”

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean issued a proclamation declaring the week of March 3, 2008 "Country Radio Week."  The mayor will present the official proclamation to Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.'s Executive Director Ed Salamon and President Becky Brenner when he officially welcomes attendees to the 39th Country Radio Seminar (CRS-39) on March 5th. The mayoral proclamation [...]

By | February 25th, 2008|Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Nashville Mayor Announces “Country Radio Week”

The Virtual CFO

Rarely do you get the opportunity to meet with some one who has the same "soul" that you have.  I had an interesting meeting with Scot Justice over the h olidays.  Scot is a fellow blogger who writes the Virtual CF blog over at Typepad.  His article about out meeting can be found here.  Scot [...]

By | January 7th, 2008|Client Activity, Life on the Row, Music Publishing, Nashville|Comments Off on The Virtual CFO

Nashville’s Blue Bird Cafe is a songwriting legacy

Amy Kurland's Blue Bird Cafe on Hillsboro Road in Nashville is the kind of stuff of which fairy tales are made.  Now, Kurland has left the legacy in the hands of Nashville's best songwriting organization, NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International) -- a fitting end a dynasty. The legend of Blue Bird Cafe, which first opened [...]

By | November 9th, 2007|Life on the Row, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Nashville’s Blue Bird Cafe is a songwriting legacy

Savarino’s Cucina

After reading a Tennessean article in which Al Bunetta of Oh Boy Records is quoted as recommending this beautiful little Sicilian eatery in Hillsboro Village, I decided to try the place.  I'm never one to miss a good Italian meal!  Much to my surprise, I bumped into Al there having lunch with Jonah Rabinowitz, executive director [...]

By | September 11th, 2007|Life on the Row, Nashville|Comments Off on Savarino’s Cucina