Music Industry News Network [02-11-2013]
Line-Up Of Hit Songwriters Announced For Bob Kingsley's Acoustic Alley At CRS 2013
(Nashville, TN - Feb. 11, 2013) For the second consecutive year, “Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley” will return with an all-star lineup of hit songwriters.
Rhett Atkins, Tom Douglas, Marv Green, Ben Hayslip, Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Wendell Mobley, Jeff Stevens and several surprise guests are set to perform at the event, which is presented by Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40 and co-sponsored by SunTrust Bank.
This year’s event will be held on Thursday night (Feb. 28) from 7 p.m. until midnight at the Renaissance Hotel’s Belmont Room. Food and beverages will be available. A CRS badge will be required for admittance.
“I’m a lifelong fan of songs and songwriters, and if there’s anything that increases my appreciation of good music, it’s hearing the writer tell the story behind the song,” said Bob Kingsley.
CRS Executive Director Bill Mayne added, "Combining the lineups for the Acoustic Alley with WCRS Live! and KCRS Live!, the growing importance of songwriters for Country Radio Seminar in undeniable."
As previously announced, Love and Theft, JT Harding and Jonathan Singleton have been announced as the lineup at this year’s KCRS Live! and The Warren Brothers (Brad and Brett) and Thomas Rhett are co-headliners of CRS 2013’s WCRS Live!.
CRS 2013 $499 Regular registration rate expires this Friday, Jan. 15. On-site registration increases to $599 effective February 16th.
About Country Radio Seminar: Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio. CRS 2013 will be held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2013, in downtown Nashville, Tenn., at the Nashville Convention Center. Visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com for more information or contact Kristen McRary at 615-327-4487. Follow CRS on Twitter here and use the hashtag #CRS2013 to join in reporting from CRS 2013.
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