| Feb 20, 2009 |
Performers Announced for 40th Anniversary Jam: A Musical Thanks to Radio
Concert Closes CRS-40 Friday Night, March 6 at Cadillac Ranch
DigitalRodeo.com and Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. have announced a number of performers for the 40th anniversary concert to close CRS-40 at Cadillac Ranch on Friday night, March 6 at 10:30 p.m.
Artists confirmed to date include: Emerson Drive, Andy Griggs, Julianne Hough, Jamie O'Neal, James Otto, Blake Shelton, Jimmy Wayne, Chuck Wicks and Darryl Worley, among others. Additional performers continue to be confirmed.
"The lineup for The 40th Anniversary Jam is a great example of the diversity of artists that have experienced success at country radio," says DigitalRodeo.com Director of Marketing and Promotions John Pyne. "We have artists with a proven history of No. 1 hits, as well as the emerging artists that will be stars tomorrow. The common thread is the role of country radio in the success of their careers."
The unique theme of The 40th Anniversary Jam: A Musical Thanks to Radio is for artists to celebrate 40 years of Country Radio Seminar with performances of their favorite cover songs from the last four decades. The event will be held following the New Faces of Country Music ShowÂ® to officially close out CRS-40.
"This concert promises to be a very unique evening of entertainment," says Sharon Allen, CRB Director of Sponsorship Sales. "It will be interesting to hear the different song choices and how radio has influenced not only its listeners, but also the artists through the years."
CRS-40 will be held March 4-6, 2009 at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Complete seminar information may be obtained by contacting CRB, Inc. at 615.327.4487 or by visiting www.crb.org. The regular rate of $699 has been extended through the opening of CRS-40.
About DigitalRodeo.com:DigitalRodeo.com is the premier country news, music and lifestyle site for country music fans everywhere. Community membership is free and offers fans and artists alike the opportunity to connect with each other, upload and download audio and video, watch exclusive DigitalRodeo.com content and stay updated on what's happening in the world of country music. For more information, visit www.DigitalRodeo.com
About CRB:The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters from around the world together with the Country Music Industry to ensure vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format. More information may be obtained at: www.crb.org or at the CRB office at 615-327-4487.
About CRS:The Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas in the country music industry. Country Radio Seminar is a registered trademark of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.