• Harry Fox brokers deal with DMI

    The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) recently finalized an agreement with DMI, owner of background music service Private Label Radio (PLR). The deal, of course, has to do with mechanical licenses and features a revenue sharing structure. PLR supplies brand-specific, audio

  • USA Songwriting winner on new Faith Hill CD

    We've mentioned the USA Songwriting Competition previously, letting everyone know about the contest and the May 31st deadline for submissions. Winners receive prizes and guaranteed airplay for the winning songs on the Acoustic Caf??? radio show and on XM Satellite

  • Wayne Scott’s debut release

    Another CD we should have included in Brance's New CDs post yesterday is the debut recording from Wayne Scott, This Weary Way. Wayne is the father of noted songwriter, Darrell Scott, who has made it a personal project to see

  • Becky Buller on Songwriter Chat

    The guest for tonight's Song Writer Chat at Bluegrass Guide's web site will be Becky Buller. The chat starts at 8:00 p.m. and instructions to log in can be found on their web site. Becky currently is the fiddler with Valerie

  • Jon Randall on Commerce County Line

    We've told you in the past about Brad Davis' new TV show Commerce County Line. This weekend his guest on the show is Jon Randall. Jon has played guitar and sung with such bluegrass greats as Earl Scruggs and Sam

  • Chris Stuart in the Song Writer Chat Room

    BluegrassGuide.com is hosting a Song Writer Chat Room tonight (March 14) at 8 PM EST. Tonight's guest is Chris Stuart. Chris is a songwriter, touring and recording artist, and he runs an independent record label, Backcountry Music. He's had five of

  • USA Songwriting Competition

    The USA Songwriting Competition is now accepting entries for the 2006 prize awards, with a deadline for submissions of May 31. Prizes of cash and merchandise are awarded, both in 15 style categories, and for the top three songs overall. There

  • Shawn Lane up for a Dove Award

    One of the most riveting gospel recordings in recent years is Ricky Skaggs' cut of Why Did I Wait So Long on his current release, Brand New Strings. The song was written by Blue Highway's Shawn Lane, and was inspired

  • Gibson Brothers Journal

    While not exactly a blog, the Gibson Brothers have a journal on their site that is updated as they have time to write from the road. Yesterday I noticed that Eric had posted an interesting entry about songwriting. Here's an

  • Eric Gibson online chat

    Eric Gibson of The Gibson Brothers will be taking part in an online chat session this evening (1/10) from 8:00-9:00 p.m. on The Bluegrass Guide web site. Eric will be discussing their upcoming CD, Red Letter Day, on Sugar Hill