NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 15, 2017) - Wortman Works Media & Marketing announces today that the multi-platinum award-winning duo Big & Rich have signed with the agency for exclusive public relations representation. This announcement reunites the duo and Wortman, who has a long relationship with the duo from their debut, as well as serving as the agency for John Rich’s lifestyle brand Redneck Riviera and various projects for Big Kenny over the years. For more information, please visit www.wortmanworks.com.
ENSENADA, MEXICO (November 14, 2017) – Outdoor lifestyle brand Salt Life is returning as a car sponsor for Highlander Racing for the 50th Annual SCORE BAJA 1000, an extreme off-road race starting in Ensenada and finishing in La Paz, Mexico. Watch the live stream here.
HOUSTON (November 7, 2017) - The Swisher Sweets Artist Project came to HoustonThursday night for a free show at Numbers Nightclub featuring GRAMMY® nominated rapper B.o.B and Texas artists Lyric Michelle, KB the Boo Bonic, Gloria Prince and DJ Chose. The Swisher Sweets Artist Project made a donation of $25,000 to MusiCares® for Hurricane Harvey relief. Debbie Carroll, senior executive director of MusiCares®, was on hand to accept the donation, which will go toward assisting local musicians directly affected by Hurricane Harvey.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 24, 2017) - Country crooner Zach Seabaugh will return to his home state on Friday, November 3, for a show at Eddie's Attic in Decatur. Tickets are $15 and are available onTicketfly. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show will start at 7 p.m. Waffle House will host a free after party for Zach and his fans.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 24, 2017) – Lifestyle brand Salt Life is set to open their newest retail store in Daytona Beach, Florida, this weekend. Since opening the flagship store in Jacksonville, Florida, the brand has experienced tremendous growth with new stores in San Clemente and Huntington Beach, California, and Columbus, Georgia. The grand opening of the store at 1100 Cornerstone Blvd. in Daytona Beach will be October 27 through October 29.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 19, 2017) – Nashville-based MORE American Hospitality which currently has ownership and operates Fontanel in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Deadwood Mountain Grand, a Holiday Inn Resort in Deadwood, South Dakota, will oversee the development and operations of John Rich’s Redneck Riviera on the strip in Las Vegas and the under-development property on Broadway in Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 18, 2017) – Bernie Herms won Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year - Non Artist at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards on Monday night. Herms now has a career total of 10 GMA Dove Awards, including back to back wins in the Producer of the Year category. These wins capped off a record year for the multi-genre hitmaker, who also received the BMI Christian Music Songwriter of the Year Award and won a GRAMMY® for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song earlier this year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 17, 2017) – Tonight, the Gospel Music Association (GMA) handed out honors in 39 categories at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards plus special industry recognitions at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Kari Jobe and Tasha Cobb Leonard hosted the sold-out show and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Visit www.doveawards.comfor more information.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (October 16, 2017) – Artificial Reefs International - U.S.S. Clamagore (ARI) and lifestyle brand Salt Life announced that they are partnering on a project to convert the U.S.S. Clamagore, a Cold War era submarine currently located in Charleston, South Carolina, into an artificial reef off the coast of Palm Beach County, Florida. The project will begin in early 2018. Project details can be seen at www.clamagorereef.com.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 16, 2017) – Multi-GRAMMY® nominated and award-winning artist Natalie Grant has received positive news from her medical team following thyroid surgery on October 10th.
Grant underwent surgery last week to remove half of her thyroid after two tumors were found in an ultrasound. The results of the surgery and pathology report revealed papillary thyroid cancer in two nodules in the right lobe of the thyroid. The pathology report showed that the cancer was fully encapsulated in the nodules and had not traveled any further into the surrounding tissue or neighboring lymph nodes. Her surgeon stated that by removing the right side of the thyroid, they removed all traces of cancer and no further treatment will be necessary.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 16, 2017) -- When Gil Schaenzle lost her only child, 21 year old daughter Anna Rose earlier this year to Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), the same complicated disease that ended the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, she wanted to come up with an idea that would allow her to not only celebrate her daughter’s life, but also raise awareness, funding and hope for the rare disease.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 13, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the last round of presenters for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Beth Moore, Dr. Bobby Jones, Brandon Heath, Chonda Pierce, Jaci Velasquez, John Gray, Karen Peck Gooch, Kim Fields, Lauren Daigle, Mandisa, Miel San Marcos, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Montell Jordan, Trace Adkins, Travis Cottrell and Tye Tribbett were added to the all-star lineup. The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards is set for October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Limited tickets are available here.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 9, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced more talent for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Casting Crowns, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker, Hollyn, Jekalyn Carr, Joseph Habedank, Micah Tyler and Tauren Wells are set to perform during the awards show. Hollyn and Tauren Wells will host the Pre-Telecast. PRAZOR and SoundExchange were added as partners for the awards show set for October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Limited tickets are available here.
ATLANTA (October 9, 2017) - The Swisher Sweets Artist Project took over Terminal Weston Thursday night as Travis Porter, Roscoe Dash, Fa$t Life, GRAFH, Kelechi and DJ Tek performed to a packed house. Download high-resolution images here. (Photo credit: Chris Farina)
NASHVILLE, TENN. (Oct. 6, 2017) – Curb Records' award-winning group Little Feather has released their debut video for "Hillbilly Love Song (Hey Y'all)." Watch it here! The autobiographical song was brought to life by director Ryan Hamblin of BrainStem Digital at the beautiful Two Rivers Mansion in Nashville. The single and video showcases the band's organic musicianship, personalities and lead singer Liz Sharpe's vintage-modern vocal abilities. Scenes depicted on the hallway walls come from actual home video footage of Liz growing up in Pikeville, Kentucky. The band's self-titled debut album is available for download here.
WHO: Travis Porter with Roscoe Dash, Fa$t Life, GRAFH, Kelechi and DJ Tek
WHAT: Swisher Sweets Artist Project Atlanta Pack Night
WHEN: Thursday, October 5 at 9 p.m.
WHERE: Terminal West
Atlanta, GA 30318
DANA POINT, Calif. (September 29, 2017) - The results of the 2017 SUP Awards presented by Salt Life were announced at the Pacific Paddle Games Kickoff Party on Thursday night. The SUP Awards, now in their seventh year, honor the top athletes, performances, expeditions, movies and philanthropic efforts in the sport. View the full list of winners at www.supthemag.com/sup-awards and download high resolution photos here.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2017) - Curb Records' award winning band, Little Feather, is releasing their self-titled debut album digitally today, September 29. Music fans can buy it here. The Huffington Post says, "If you took a salt shaker and threw in some Loretta Lynn, Patty Loveless and Little Big Town and shook it up, what just might come out is the sound of Curb Records’ newest act, Little Feather." Music Row Magazine calls the debut "old school country soul."