From: Dan Harr [dan_at_musicnewsnashville_dot_com]
Sent: 06 November 2006 22:15
Subject: Nov 5 Music News Nashville

November 5, 2006 Music News Nashville ( (If the hyperlinks are not active for you, simply cut the link and paste it into your browser)
Nov. 5, 2006
Volume 2, Issue 22

Greetings to all

This weekend, there is no graphics version of the newsletter. It's CMA week and we've been extremely busy trying to keep up with all the events. There are new articles, CD reviews and more on the site. Check out the links below...
Music News Nashville is now running contests for FREE - yes, we said FREE - tickets to major shows in Nashville. Check out the website for details.
We HIGHLY recommend you visit MNN every day to catch the LATEST NEWS. The industry news changes daily, including notices of events and more. Log on every day and visit the LATEST NEWS section where stories are updated from noon to 5:00pm EVERY DAY.
Here's what's new in MNN this week:
(To read the story, review or see the photos, simply click on the link below the headline)

> New Artist Spotlight: Chris Young
CD REviews:

> Arkansas Traveler - "Music/Little House"

> Steve Cropper Benefit Jam At The Ryman
Upcoming Events:

- ICMA Awards, Gibson Showcase/Nashville, November 9, 7:00pm

Columns / Concert Reviews:

- Bayou's Blue-s Blast - GAC Music Beat With Ronna Rubin - Miranda's Nashville Unplugged - Preshias Tome's Monthly Column

To access Music News Nashville, visit

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