Monday, October 8, 2012

Labels and Lineups Announced for “CRS Battle of the Bands” Event on Sept. 27

Labels and Lineups Announced for “CRS Battle of the Bands” Event on Sept. 27  

(Nashville, Tenn. – Sept. 10, 2012) Labels and partial band lineups have been announced for the Sept. 27 CRS Battle of the Bands, with groups comprised of employees from Nashville record labels Broken Bow Records, Capitol Nashville, Sony Music Nashville, UMG Nashville and Warner Music Nashville.

Held Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6-9 p.m. at 3rd & Lindsley, the inaugural industry event raises money for the CRS Scholarship Fund and The Country Radio Hall of Fame by pitting bands from Nashville’s Country Music record label community against each other.  

The 2012 CRS Battle of the Bands lineups:

Broken Bow Records - Band: “The One Night Stand Band” (Lineup and Artist Coach TBA).

Capitol Nashville - Band: “Capitol eMERGing Artists” (feat. Shane Allen, Jeremy Ash, Tom Becci, Danny Beerios, Michael Brian, Rachel Dobson, Sarah Edmonds, Tony Grotticelli, Allison Hardy, Steve Hodges, Donna Hughes, Brent Jones, Brad O’Donnell, Jimmy Rector, Melissa Spillman, Josh Wilson).  Artist Coach: TBA

Sony Music Nashville – Band: “Bushido” (feat. Matt Adams, Nick Barnes, John Fox, David Friedman, Norbert Nix, Chris Waters).  Artist Coach: Tyler Farr

UMG Nashville – Band: “Tiny Huge City” (feat. Dottie Chamberlain, Katie Dean, Sally Green, June Hammet, Cole Johnson, Tom Lord, Royce Risser, Pam Russell, Jen Schaaf, James Stewart, Amy Weatherholt).  Artist Coach: Laura Bell Bundy

Warner Music Nashville – Band: “The Almighty Warner Band” (Lineup TBA, band leader John Esposito).  Artist Coach: TBA

The “CRS Battle of the Bands” is a private, industry-only event.  Sponsored by 3rd and Lindsley, Miller Lite, Svedka Vodka, Thorny Rose Wines, Suntrust and Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau.  Proceeds benefit the CRS Scholarship Fund and The Country Radio Hall of Fame.  Contact the CRS offices at (615) 327-4487 for more information. 

CRS 2013 is held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2013, in downtown Nashville, Tenn., at the Nashville Convention Center.  Visit for more information.


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