On Music Row: CRB chief exits

Also: Look for less lavishness during party season and Warner Music planning NASCAR ride [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Nov 1, 2009 9:41 PM

Two from Waller up for women-in-business awards

Two women from Waller Lansden are finalists in the 2009 edition of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Also up for two awards is Marcie Allen of event marketing firm MAC Presents. Here are some details on the work Owen (pictured here at left) and Walker have done.
Carol Owen, finalist in the "Mentor of the Year" category, developed and launched the national organization "Women's Roundtable" from Waller Lansden's headquarters in Nashville, after noticing the low female representation in the field of law. This unprecedented nationwide referral and support network for attorneys provides female colleagues with a platform for new business development, referrals, mentorship and a general support system. Teresa Walker, finalist in the "Best Executive - Service Business - up to 2,500 employees" category, played a pivotal role in helping Waller Lansden remain stable and even grow during the recent economic decline. In 2008, she oversaw the development of a strategic plan that focused on increasing Waller Lansden's national recognition and raising the profile of its successful healthcare practice. This plan also included a strategy to integrate critical technology that would monitor and improve the firm's financial management.
Oct 29, 2009 10:41 AM

Gibson teams with ski maker

Gibson Guitar has developed a handful of one-of-a-kind instruments in conjunction with winter sports gear maker Marker Völkl. The guitars will be auctioned off in a few months to help raise awareness of climate change.
Oct 29, 2009 7:55 AM

Warner Nashville to sponsor NASCAR team

The newly formed Warner Music Nashville group of labels has hooked up with BAM Racing to run the 2010 Sprint Cup schedule. Warner Nashville boss John Esposito said the deal with BAM — which took off a year to catch its breath — is a "unique opportunity to extend our artists' brands." SEE ALSO: Warner Music ramps up local operations
Oct 28, 2009 7:42 AM
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Naxos to distribute Chicago Symphony works

Franklin-based record label and distributor Naxos will next month begin to market works from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's in-house label.
Oct 26, 2009 12:31 PM

On Music Row: Opry exec takes helm at CMA

Also: Faith's perfume hits the Web and stars help get GMA some cash [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Oct 24, 2009 9:42 PM

Our own little Times Square party

CVB chief Butch Spyridon tells Channel 4 his team will soon unveil plans for a New Year's Eve outdoor concert.
Oct 23, 2009 9:27 AM

Cracker Barrel, Alan Jackson go big

Latest CD from restaurant/retail chain comes with clothes, candles and 40 other items
Oct 22, 2009 8:38 AM

Local song catalog part of BMG/KKR buy

A joint venture between Bertelsmann and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has completed its acquisition of Crosstown Songs from the investment arm of food giant Cargill. Crosstown is a publisher that has been a part of big hits since it began working with noted Nashville producer Dann Huff two years ago.
Oct 21, 2009 7:28 AM
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On Music Row: Garth makes Wynn stint official

Also: Carrie preps new album with TV special, studio owners launch soup-to-nuts venture, and more... [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Oct 18, 2009 11:40 AM