Thursday, August 11, 2011

Artists To Share Perspectives At Country Radio Seminar

Artists To Share Perspectives At Country Radio Seminar

One of the greatest benefits of the Country Radio Seminar is the opportunity for industry professionals to share insight on the business from their own vantage. CRS-39 will feature several of country's top artists offering their perspective on topics ranging from the creative process, to station imaging, to the overall health of the country music industry. Among the panelists scheduled to participate are Billy Currington, Luke Bryan, Jack Ingram, John Rich, and George Jones.
Billy Currington (Mercury Nashville) and Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville) will participate in the I'm Just A Song panel which is scheduled for Thursday, March 6th at 11:00AM-11:50AM. This panel will examine the process of creating a #1 hit; from the writer's room, to the demo studio, to the A&R pitch, to the single selection.
Jack Ingram (Big Machine) will moderate Sonic Architecture: It Ain't Imaging No Mo' on Thursday, March 6th at 2:00PM-2:50PM. This panel will focus on the vital content between songs that create a unique sonic atmosphere to make a station instantly identifiable to audiences.
John Rich (Big & Rich) will participate in Raising The Bar: No Holds Barred The Sequel on Friday, March 7th at 3:00PM-4:20PM. A passionate discussion of the hottest topics and issues facing our industry, this panel is always one of the most popular.
The Life of A Legend panel will feature Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones, who has been called one of the most influential country singers of all time. This panel will be co-moderated by Jones longtime business associate Ronnie Gilley and songwriter/producer Norro Wilson. This panel is scheduled for Friday, March 7th at 4:00PM-4:50PM.

According to CRB President Becky Brenner, "We are thrilled to have this caliber of artist participation in the educational side of the Country Radio Seminar. The artist perspective is always welcome and certainly adds an element of entertainment to the panels."

Early bird registration for the March 5-7, 2008 CRS event is available online at or by contacting the Country Radio Broadcasters offices at 615-327-4487.

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