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Law on the Row Goes “Old Skool”

written by Jeff ScheeseLaw on the Row is making the jump from digital to “old skool” hardcover. Barry Neil Shrum’s article The Magical Ring of Gyges: Why Illegal Downloading is So Rampant in the Age of Cyberspace was selected by author and editor Thomas J. Hickey, responsible for the Taking Sides book series published by [...]

By | 2017-07-20T17:44:01+00:00 May 30th, 2012|Music Industry, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Law on the Row Goes “Old Skool”

The Music Row Show is “moving on up”

By Jeff Scheese* (with Barry Neil Shrum, Esq.) Great news for those of you who listen to The Music Row Show on WLAC Nashville! The show features my clients, Scott Southworth and Heino Moeller, who recently announced that starting June 3rd the weekly radio program will make the leap to WSM, the 86-year-old 650 AM [...]

By | 2017-07-20T17:44:01+00:00 May 25th, 2012|Client Activity, Music Industry, Music Row Nashville|Comments Off on The Music Row Show is “moving on up”

Rascal Flatts signs management deal with Spalding Entertainment

Rascal Flatts is arguably one of the most successful bands in recent history, selling more than 20 million albums as the headline act on Disney’s Lyric Street Records until that label succumbed to the effects of illegal digital downloading that has a stranglehold on the music industry.  When that happened, the band moved to the [...]

By | 2017-07-20T17:44:05+00:00 March 22nd, 2011|Music Industry, Music Row News|Comments Off on Rascal Flatts signs management deal with Spalding Entertainment

Belmont University To Honor Peebles and International Entertainment Buyers Association

Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business will honor the International Entertainment Buyers Association and one of its founders Harry “Hap” Peebles with the 2011 Robert E. Mulloy Award of Excellence. Established in memory of program founder Bob Mulloy,the annual Award of Excellence recognizes an individual or organization that has achieved a [...]

By | 2017-07-20T17:44:06+00:00 March 14th, 2011|Life on the Row, Music Row News, RIAA|Comments Off on Belmont University To Honor Peebles and International Entertainment Buyers Association

“Not Accepting Unsolicited Material”

What songwriters can do to protect their ideas when submitting demo tapes to publishers Every songwriter has heard the words "sorry, we’re not accepting unsolicited material" from at least a dozen publishers. In fact, in a recent informal survey conducted by Law On the Row, two-thirds of the thirty publishing companies contacted indicated that they [...]

By | 2017-07-20T17:44:10+00:00 September 9th, 2009|Entertainment Law, Music Industry, Music Law, Music Publishing, Songwriting|Comments Off on “Not Accepting Unsolicited Material”

WSM’s “Bluegrass Underground” moves to Saturdays

Beginning this Saturday, Feb. 14, legendary radio station 650 AM WSM will move its acclaimed Bluegrass Underground series to a new time slot. The program will now broadcast on WSM every Saturday night from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. CST and stream worldwide at www.WSMonline.com. A performance by Nashville bluegrass band, The Steeldrivers, will be [...]

By | 2009-02-10T17:41:38+00:00 February 10th, 2009|Entertainment Industry News, Life on the Row, Music Row News|Comments Off on WSM’s “Bluegrass Underground” moves to Saturdays