From: Dan Harr [dan_at_musicnewsnashville_dot_com]
Sent: 02 July 2006 14:30
Subject: July 2 Music News Nashville

July 2 Music News Nashville (
June 2, 2006
Volume 2, Issue 13

Greetings to all

A thought from Dan...

You know, I love my job. I have the opportunity to attend major events, meet artists and songwriters, network with music industry execs, and more. But when I'm at those events and someone is trying to address the crowd, I always do my best to remain respectful and keep my conversations to a minimum. It's only polite, right? After all, they invited me there so it's proper for me to stop talking and listen to what they have to say. I can network and get my conversations in before and after the ceremonies. Just a thought. (Okay, Dan just jumped down from his soap box.) That said...
Welcome to another edition of Music News Nashville. We hope we've overcome the glitches we had of a couple weeks ago and got our e-mail lists straightened out. If you receive the TEXT-ONLY edition and want to get the graphics version, please e-mail Dan and include HTML VERSION in the subject line.
We have a ton of new photos, new articles and a batch of things from CMA week on the MNN website this week. AND WE'RE STILL WORKING TO CATCH UP! Make sure to log on today and see the current stories, and again Wed. and Thursday of this coming week when we put up even more new ones.
Singers and dancers, make sure to check out the AUDITIONS listing below - it's a chance for a REAL job in Nashville, believe it or not. Also, make sure to check out the information for the Music City Hit Makers weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Hotels and Resort.
Check out MNN to enter contests to win Brad Paisley stuff. Songwriters, check out the Competitions and Submissions page for contests you can enter. Want to know what's happening with your favorite artist? Check out the LATEST NEWS page every day. When it happens, MNN reports it.
Music News Nashville now has some merchandise. Yes, that's right... we're selling hats and t-shirts, with more to come. Get a hat and t-shirt today and show your support of Music News Nashville. Visit to view the merchandise page.
Here's what's new in MNN this weeK;


Aaron Tippin: Family Man And Idealist by Deborah Evans Price Antennae Up? by Kim Copeland Burrito Deluxe: Fully Loaded by Kelly Ann Monahan David Mead: Live And In Person by Rebecca Hosking How To Make The Most Out Of A Music Conference by Valerie De La Cruz Kris Kristofferson: A Friend To Freedom by Chris Neal Rhonda Vincent And The Rage by Miranda Daulton U.S. Reps Blackburn And Bono Discuss Issues Important To Music Community by Amber McDonald

A Conversation With GAC's Suzanne Alexander by Dan Harr Daniel Lee Martin: On The Road To Success by Dan harr Fifteen Minutes With Hank Williams Jr. by Amber McDonald Fifteen Minutes With Karen Taylor-Good by Amber McDonald Fifteen Minutes With Michael Peterson by Dan Harr NBC Coap Stars At The CMA Music Festival by Amber McDonald New Artist Spotlight: Megan Mullins by Peter Cronin New Artist Spotlight: The Wreckers by Peter Cronin
CD Reviews:

Appalachian Trail - "Time For Movin'" by Barry Barnes Billy Swisher & Pony Express - "What Goes Around" by Lori Shropshire Celebration Of Life - "Musicians Against Childhood Cancer" by Gracie Muldoon Jan Smith - "29 Dances" by Lori Shropshire Jeff Black - "Tin Lilly" by Rebecca Hosking Lane Brody - "Pieces Of Life" by Lori Shropshire Pat Riley - "The Key Of Sea" by Rebecca Hosking PovertyNeck Hillbillies - "Self-Titled" by Lori Shropshire The Dust Devils - "Gathering Dust" by Rebecca Hosking

(Most photos on the MNN website are available for purchase - please contact Dan)
Keith Anderson Rocks The Sony/BMG Parking Lot Ladies Of Music Row Celebrity Gold Tournament And Tupperware Party Music Row Magazine's "Best Of..." Awards Paulette Carlson's CD Release Party At BMI Sam Bush CD Release/Listening Party At BMI
Upcoming Events:

- Bluebird On The Mountain: The summer concert series continues July 8 and runs through October, Dyer Observatory, Brentwood, TN - TPAC's 2006/2007 Season Announced
- The Chet Atkins Appreciation Society's (CAAS) 22nd Annual Convention will be held July 12-15, 2006 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, TN. - Jamboree In The Hills, Wheeling, W.VA., July 13-16
- Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, July 18-22
- Country Jam in Cadott, Wisconsin, July 19-23
- Hal Ketchum At TPAC, July 29th
- IBMA Week and Awards, Nashville Sept. 24 - Oct. 1, 2006
- Lion King at TPAC, 6 week run beginning October 26, 2006
- BMI Country Music Awards, November 4th, Nashville

Columns / Concert Reviews:
- Bayou's Blue-s Blast - Miranda's Nashville Unplugged - Preshias Tome's Monthly Column

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