Multi-platinum selling Phil Vassar, whose career has garnered 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits including signature self-penned hits "Just Another Day in Paradise" and "Carlene," is a 2021 nominee for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nominated in the Songwriter/Artist category, Vassar has also written top-charting songs for artists Tim McGraw ("My Next Thirty Years,"" For a Little While"), Alan Jackson ("Right on the Money"), Jo Dee Messina ("Bye Bye," "Alright") and many more.
NFTs, Music & The Law, Hosted by Attorney Colin Maher and non-profit Helping Our Music Evolve (HOME), Set for June 14 at 6 p.m.
You've seen the headlines and heard of the acronym, yet NFTs (non-fungible token) can seem like a daunting and confusing trend in the music industry. On June 14 at 6 p.m., entertainment attorney Colin Maher, in partnership with Nashville-based non-profit HOME (Helping Our Music Evolve), will break it all down into layman's terms for everyone to understand during this FREE virtual event. Music professionals may be asking, What is an NFT? or What exactly are you selling when you sell a music-related NFT? NFTs, a unit of data stored on a digital ledger called blockchain, which certifies the digital asset to be unique and therefore not interchangeable, are an emerging asset in the cryptocurrency environment. NFTs bring a great new revenue stream for the music industry, but they come with a lot of questions. During the seminar, participants will get answers to many of them.
"Well known for maintaining a packed tour schedule that finds them performing all over the globe (Sounds Like Nashville)," the Bellamy Brothers are eager to announce rescheduled dates for their European tour. The iconic duo is set to perform multiple shows in Norway and Sweden in January of 2022 before returning in June of 2022 for additional dates in Norway, Faroe Islands, Austria and Switzerland. Full schedule below.
Country music legend Gene Watson will perform in Tomball, Texas on June 4 for his first show since the COVID-19 pandemic halted the iconic singer's touring schedule. On Friday June 11, Watson will return to the Grand Ole Opry stage for the first time since being inducted in February 2020. Watson's full list of tour dates below.
Tanya Tucker will return to the road this summer in more than 35 cities as the original female outlaw announces her rescheduled shows as well as new dates, including stops for her headlining “CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour.”
GRAMMY®, ACM and CMA winning Shenandoah, in partnership with Sessions Live, will be performing their first-ever live stream from the historic Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The event, taking place Monday, June 21st at 7 P.M. CST is a celebration of live performances gearing back up and the band’s greatest hits over the last three decades.
Leading global talent, entertainment and sports company UTA has signed entertainment icon Billy Ray Cyrus for worldwide representation in all areas. Throughout his nearly three-decade career, Cyrus has achieved global success as a singer, songwriter, actor, producer and philanthropist. Most recently, he celebrated the highest RIAA® 14x Diamond-certified song in recorded music history with Lil Nas X on the worldwide smash, “Old Town Road (Remix ft. Billy Ray Cyrus).”
The I'll Fly Away Foundation, which uses the power of music to engage children and improve their lives through songwriting, has announced a partnership with the Kirklees Council, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and Stax Music Academy today. Through this partnership, the I'll Fly Away Foundation will be connecting children from the United Kingdom and the United States through an online songwriting workshop to unlock their creative potential and help inspire their dreams.
Rising songstress Dani Taylor's latest music video for the track "Midnight Cowgirl," from her debut EP, has landed on this week's Rolling Stone Country Music Picks. Filmed across a beautiful, desert landscape in her home state of Arizona, "Midnight Cowgirl" effortlessly captures the "neon princess (Medium)" to "paint a picture of a restless woman unable to stop running from commitment (Rolling Stone Country)."
Few have attained the achievements of multi-GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM Award-winning performer Steve Wariner, and this Saturday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 11 the singer/songwriter/instrumentalist will celebrate his 25th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member. Wariner's lifelong dream came true when he was inducted May 11, 1996 and performed "A Woman Loves," as well as a duet with Bill Anderson of "Tips Of My Fingers" and then joined Chet Atkins on "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?" This Saturday, May 8 Circle will honor his 25th anniversary during the livestream. The Grand Ole Opry will also celebrate Wariner at the Opry House on Tuesday, May 11, the official anniversary date.