Online social network and country lifestyle portal Digital Rodeo closed out the year with their third showcase of the DRX Monthly Showcase Series on Tue. Nov. 11 at Nashville’s 3rd and Lindsley. To stream the showcase, click here.
The DRX monthly showcases highlight some of the platform’s most promising Country artists and help to promote some of Digital Rodeo’s featured unsigned acts. The November DRX showcase featured up-and-coming artists The CheatersAmber HayesMitch Rossell, Phoenix Drive and Jason James, and was hosted by veteran Andy Griggs. To learn more about these artists, please visit their artist profiles on
Each act performed two songs compacted into a one-hour show, which is backed by the 3rd and Lindsley house band, consisting of members Tim Horsley (drums), Robbie Emerson (bass, vocals), Erik Halbig (guitar), Mike Webb (keys), and Scotty Huff (guitar, vocals, music director). Previous showcases have featured hosts Linda Davis and Bryan White. The DRX monthly showcases are free and available to stream live through the Digital Rodeo website, here. The next DRX showcase is set for Jan. 20 2015 at 3rd and Lindsley.
“This was our 3rd show and we couldn’t be more pleased with not only the quality of the production but the growing interest that we are experiencing. Attendance was nearly triple that of our first show. We are in talks with several broadcast partners that will greatly expand both viewership and listenership adding value to the property for artists and sponsors alike. We are actively seeking sponsorships from interested parties who share our passion for independent artists,” commented Digital Rodeo President, John Pyne.
For sponsorship information and inquiries, please contact John Pyne at
Pictured below L to R: Mitch Rossell, Phoenix Drive, Andy Griggs, Amber Hayes, The Cheaters, Jason James and DRX’s John Pyne.
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COPD Foundation: Phil Everly Concert Benefit Featuring Paul Simon

Dear Nashville Community,

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks for your generosity at our recent Phil Everly Concert Benefit featuring Paul Simon.  

With this being our first event within Nashville, we were overwhelmed with the outpouring of support from your community. Because of your contributions, the event raised $120,000, all of which will go towards the Foundation's mission of preventing and curing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and improving the lives of all people affected by COPD.

We would like to thank Patti Everly whose steadfast commitment to raising awareness of COPD and honoring the memory of her husband Phil provided the impetus for making this concert a reality.

The evening would not have been such a success without the exquisite performance by Paul Simon. Royce Risser and Mike Dungan lent their voices to a very profitable live auction with "Little Miss Dynamite" Brenda Lee adding an effervescence and playfulness to the entire event. Our sincere gratitude to Bill Mayne for everything he did to make this event a success.    

The benefit could not have occurred without Sylvia Roberts' generosity in donating her home for this exceptional event. 

Above all, thank you for supporting the COPD Foundation. We look forward to our continuing relationship with you.   

John W. Walsh
President and Co-Founder, COPD Foundation

MUSICROW: Lee Brice Receives Gold, Platinum Honors From NMPA

• November 6, 2014 • 
Lee Brice was honored recently for two of his hit singles, garnering with a platinum award for “I Don’t Dance” and a gold award for “Parking Lot Party,” during a meeting at NMPA’s Curb Publishing headquarters in Nashville. Brice’s publisher is Curb Music Publishing.
NMPA president/CEO David Israelite was on hand to present the honors to Brice.

Pictured (L-R): Drew Alexander, David Israelite, Lee Brice, Mike Curb) Photo: NMPA/Bev Moser.
Pictured (L-R): Drew Alexander, David Israelite, Lee Brice, Mike Curb. Photo: NMPA/Bev Moser.

Pictured (L-R): Lee Brice, David Israelite and Curb Publishing executives. Photo: NMPA/Bev Moser.
Pictured (L-R): Lee Brice, David Israelite and Curb Publishing executives. Photo: NMPA/Bev Moser.