Dave Steunebrink shares his story about coming to Nashville from New Zealand, working in the music business, discovering Paramore, current projects like The Vespers, and much more.
This week Music Business Radio takes you behind the scenes of the recent Summer NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants). We visited the convention floor for three days and talked to reps from Casio, Martin Guitars, Pearl Drums, Griffin Technologies, and more. We will hear what’s new in the coming year from these music giants. We’ll also hear live music from Daniel Ellsworth & the Great Lakes and Marie Hines.
You’re a singer/songwriter and you come to Nashville to find your way…you end up not only being successful at those endeavors but you find yourself owning and operating one of Nashville’s premiere venues that showcases Music City’s hit songwriters as well as new and emerging talents—The Listening Room. This is Chris Blair’s story. He shares his story along with his friend, co-writer, and artist, Jim Peterik, of the legendary band, Survivor. They discuss changes in the industry, Nashville’s new music model, and their creative friendship. Visit MusicBusinessRadio.com for more episodes.
In celebration of the launch of Rolling Stone Country, we sat down with Director Gus Wenner, son of Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner, and the newly announced Sr. editors for the magazine; The Boot founder Beville Darden-Dunkerly and Joseph Hudak , former managing editor of Country Weekly. Wenner explained how many untold stories there are in Nashville, especially regarding the politics of the area, the strong creative community, and all the musical artists who call it home. Wenner himself is no stranger to creating music, having his own band, Gus + Scout, and is looking forward to see what Nashville has to offer. www.rollingstonecountry.com