Monthly Archives: June 2008

Getting Shot Up

I am a walking vaccine now.  Within the last month Amy and I have received vaccinations in preparation for our trip to Africa.  Check out the list that appears on our International Certificate of Vaccination: Polio Typhoid Meningitis Yellow Fever … Continue reading

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The Rising Cost of the Road

I’ve been talking with artists, managers, and booking agents about how gas prices are impacting artists tours, as those costs have tripled within the last 10 years.  Working musicians are feeling the economic impact and it is changing the way they are doing … Continue reading

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Industry Pro: Beverlee Brannigan

BEVERLEE BRANNIGAN Operation Director and PD Journal KFDI/Wichita   Previous Stations & Positions: KJJY/Des Moines ’81 to ’01  (Middays/Afternoons, PD) WOKQ/Dover-Portsmouth-Rochester ’79-’81 (PM Drive, Promotions)   Years in the biz:  29   Marital Status: Married to Scott   Kids: I … Continue reading

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Yuengling Takes Over Tennessee

You can’t go anywhere in Nashville and not see the huge marketing campaign set in motion by Yuengling sometime late last year. The signs, coasters, banners, ads, and beer is everywhere from grocery stores to bars and restaurants.  It is … Continue reading

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The Art of Ticket Scalping

Ticket sales can be a most confusing game.  You show up at your ticket outlet or online right when the show goes on sale and you either can’t get the seats you want or they are already sold out.  Then you find … Continue reading

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Shoplifting the Music

Jakomi at the The Music Void has an interesting and informative post about the issue of artists and music revenue being robbed by ISP’s. Many business, technological, ethical, artistic, and legislative questions abound. Read the article HERE.

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Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau Top Dogs Weigh in on XM/Sirius Merger

In a Tennessean.com article, Tim DuBois and Butch Spyridon voice their comments regarding the pending XM/Sirius Satellite merger.  The proposed merger of XM and Sirius will be good for consumers, musicians and artists throughout the music industry, and especially good for … Continue reading

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