Save the Date: 2014 Key West Songwriters Festival to Take Place May 7-11

September 24, 2013 at 11:06 am

Get your flip-flops ready! Next year’s Key West Songwriters Festival will take place May 7 – 11, 2014. The BMI-sponsored festival is a highlight in the songwriters calendar with hundreds of free performances spread over the island’s bars, cafés, theaters, and beaches. For more information on tickets and to be […]

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Dean Dillon to Be Named BMI Icon at 2013 BMI Country Awards

September 24, 2013 at 9:11 am

Dean Dillon will be honored as a BMI Icon at the 2013 BMI Country Awards. The award is reserved for that distinguished group of songwriters “who have had a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” Dillon will join other songwriting greats such as Tom T. Hall, Kris […]

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Jeffrey Steele, Randy Owen, Will Jennings, Layng Martine Jr to Join Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

August 15, 2013 at 11:24 am

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation announced the 2013 inductees. Jeffrey Steele, Randy Owen (of Alabama), Will Jennings, and Layng Martine Jr will join the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October. The four hitmakers will be inducted during the 43rd Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & […]

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Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Jerrod Niemann, Bob DiPiero Take CMA Songwriter Series to Austin, TX

August 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm

For the first time, the CMA Songwriters Series will head to Austin, TX on September 11, 2013. Host Bob DiPiero has selected three good friends to accompany him: Lee Brice, Randy Houser, and Jerrod Niemann. This trio of talented songwriters has been penning hits for other artists since before they […]

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The CMA Songwriters Series played at Joe's Pub in New York City on July 23. (l-r) Brett Eldredge, Bob DiPiero, Steve Wariner, Tia Sillers, and Sillers' guitarist and husband Mark Selby.

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Steve Wariner Returned and Brett Eldredge Made CMA Songwriter Series Debut in NYC

July 26, 2013 at 1:56 pm

While a CMA Songwriter Series show is always a special occasion, the recent two-night performance in NYC’s Joe’s Pub was extra special for Brett Eldredge. On July 23 and 24, he made his series debut alongside Steve Wariner, Tia Sellers, and series host Bob DiPiero.  

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Kris Kristofferson Joins Television Series, Troubadour, TX for One-Hour Special

July 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Precious few singer-songwriters can point to careers which rightfully earned them the label of ‘troubadour,’ but among them is Kris Kristofferson. Now, the legendary singer, songwriter and actor will join television series, Troubadour, TX for it’s third season, which begins airing in late September. More details are in the press […]

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CMA Songwriters Series with Brett James, Kip Moore, Miranda Lambert, Bob DiPiero Streamed Live, July 11

July 10, 2013 at 4:02 pm

If, like me, you won’t be in Boston, MA tomorrow to take in the CMA Songwriters Series show featuring Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, Brett James, and Bob DiPiero, there is good news. The event will be streamed live via from the Royale Boston Nightclub. Tune in on Thursday, July […]

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Kip Moore, Brett James, Miranda Lambert, Bring CMA Songwriters Series Back to Boston, July 11

June 14, 2013 at 3:32 pm

On July 11, host Bob DiPiero will bring the CMA Songwriters Series back to Boston. Joining him that night in revealing the stories behind the hits are Kip Moore, Brett James, and Miranda Lambert. Tickets are on sale now. Get the details and ticket info from the press release: The […]

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CMA Songwriters Series Returns to Joe’s Pub in New York City with Special Guests Brett Eldredge, Steve Wariner

June 12, 2013 at 3:16 pm

My favorite event series, the CMA Songwriter Series, will return to where it all started: New York City. Host Bob DiPiero will bring along special guests Brett Eldredge and Steve Wariner for two special shows on July 23 and 24. Find out more info and ticket details from the press […]

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Brett James, Hillary Lindsey, and Gordie Sampson. (Triple 7 PR)

‘Music City Hit-Makers’ Brett James, Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson to Perform with Boston Pops, June 13-15

June 11, 2013 at 10:55 pm

Music City Hit-Makers will perform with the Boston Pops on June 13, 14, and 15. The show combines some of Nashville’s strongest songwriters with the power of a symphony orchestra. The Grammy Award-winning songwriters trio who penned ‘Jesus Take the Wheel,’ Brett James, Hillary Lindsey, and Gordie Sampson will perform […]

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