Entertainment
  • Monday, June 29, 2020 11:59 AM
    Patrick Sabatini Named SVP/Legal & Business Affairs At Warner Music Nashville : - musicrow.com
    Patrick SabatiniPatrick Sabatini is joining Warner Music Nashville as Senior Vice President/Legal & Business Affairs. Sabatini steps into the role beginning today (June 29), and he will report directly to EVP A&R Cris Lacy.Sabatini graduated from Berklee College of Music before earning his JD at Pepperdine University. He began his career at Arista Records and spent nearly two decades as an attorney at Capitol Records, Warner Bros. Records and private law firms. Sabatini most recently served as the head of business and legal affairs at Global Music Rights. He is currently based in Nashville.“From coast to coast, Patrick’s highly-respected reputation ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 10:25 AM
    Tenille Townes Finds Success On Her Own Terms With 'The Lemonade Stand' [Interview] : - musicrow.com
    As Tenille Townes releases her first major label full-length project, The Lemonade Stand on Friday (June 26), this 26-year-old Columbia Nashville (in partnership with RCA Records) artist will be doing some very sweet celebrating.“My family, we do have an ice cream tradition. We’re going to have to do ice cream on Friday, probably over FaceTime—maybe vanilla, maybe cookies and cream—It’s good to celebrate the victories along the way. We used to do that at home, too, so now we just have ice cream through the distance,” Townes wells MusicRow.The album release follows the success of “Somebody’s Daughter,” which reached the ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 08:30 AM
    Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. Provides Business Update - GlobeNewswire
    NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) (the “Company”) today provided the following business update: Hospitality Business Colin Reed, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said, “As of today, Gaylord Opryland, Gaylord Palms, Gaylord Rockies and Gaylord Texan have all re-opened with revised operating standards and enhanced cleaning procedures.  "While very early in the re-opening process, the initial feedback from our guests at the Gaylord Texan, which re-opened on June 8, has been positive, and we are encouraged by its operating performance.  Over its first 15 days of operations since re-opening, ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 12:04 AM
    Interview: ASCAP Executive VP Membership John Titta - CelebrityAccess ENCORE
    This week In the Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc: John Titta, Executive Vice President, Membership, ASCAP.John Titta is unquestionably a major figure in our musical life and, perhaps, in the history of American music.He is executive vice president, membership, of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a post separate from, but very much complementary, to his previous role as a renowned music publisher.Titta, who joined ASCAP in 2013, is the confidant and adviser to the performing rights organization’s writers, composers, and publishers in all genres of music, including pop, rock, country, hip-hop, R&B, Latin, symphonic, classical, film ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:47 AM
    Nashville's downtown Music City Center will no longer bar employees from showing off small tattoos and will halt pre-employment marijuana testing.       
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 09:32 AM
    Nashville Scene's No-Contact Shows: *repeat repeat - Nashville Scene
    As many businesses and public spaces remain closed in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the live entertainment economy has ground to a halt. While livestreams can't replace going out to a show (economically or otherwise), they're a great way for artists to raise funds to help replace lost income from canceled tours or to support important causes. Just as importantly, streams let musicians carry on the important work of connecting with an audience. In that spirit, we at the Scene have launched No-Contact Shows, our very own livestream series. Check out previous appearances by Liz Longley, Liza Anne, R.LUM.R, Smashbrothers, The Blam Blams' Bradley Owens, Heaven ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 08:48 AM
    <i>Nashville Scene</i>'s No-Contact Shows: *repeat repeat
    As many businesses and public spaces remain closed in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the live entertainment economy has ground to a halt. While livestreams can't replace going out to a show (economically or otherwise), they're a great way for artists to raise funds to help replace lost income from canceled tours or to support important causes. Just as importantly, streams let musicians carry on the important work of connecting with an audience. In that spirit, we at the Scene have launched No-Contact Shows, our very own livestream series. Check out previous appearances by Liz Longley, Liza Anne, R.LUM.R, Smashbrothers, The Blam Blams' Bradley Owens, Heaven ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 07:05 AM
    On the Move: 25 June 2020 - Nashville Post
    Nashville-based commercial real estate brokerage, development and design firm Southeast Venture has added Don Alexander to its development division as a project manager. Alexander (pictured) will oversee a nearly 780-acre mixed-use development at Spring Hill’s future interchange at Interstate 65. The project will eventually include buildings with more than 2,900 residential units, 3.9 million square feet of Class A office space, nearly 1.3 million square feet of retail and restaurant space, and 400 hotel rooms. The first phase is expected to begin in spring 2021.Previously, Alexander served as a leadership consultant at Alexander Chevrolet Buick GMC in Dickson. He graduated ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 06:06 AM
    Nashville Power Trio Country Westerns' Self-Titled First LP Is Worth the Wait - Nashville Scene
    Photo: Tim Song “Our goal is to play Louisville on a Wednesday night and get, like, 50 people out,” Joey Plunket, singer-guitarist for Country Westerns, tells the Scene. Right now, in an alternate universe where the COVID-19 pandemic never happened, you’d find Plunket, bassist Sabrina Rush and drummer Brian Kotzur in that happy place. The trio’s Fat Possum-issued, Matt Sweeney-produced self-titled debut was set to come out May 15, with a summer of dive-bar gigs to follow. The tour’s on hold, but Country Westerns hits stores at last on Friday, and fans of gutsy, heartfelt rock ’n’ roll ought to take ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 06:00 AM
    Nashville Power Trio Country Westerns’ Self-Titled First LP Is Worth the Wait
    Photo: Tim Song “Our goal is to play Louisville on a Wednesday night and get, like, 50 people out,” Joey Plunket, singer-guitarist for Country Westerns, tells the Scene. Right now, in an alternate universe where the COVID-19 pandemic never happened, you’d find Plunket, bassist Sabrina Rush and drummer Brian Kotzur in that happy place. The trio’s Fat Possum-issued, Matt Sweeney-produced self-titled debut was set to come out May 15, with a summer of dive-bar gigs to follow. The tour’s on hold, but Country Westerns hits stores at last on Friday, and fans of gutsy, heartfelt rock ’n’ roll ought to take ...