117 PRESS RELEASES

Jeannie Seely Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation Amidst Year of Recognition of Lifetime Achievements

“Miss Country Soul,” Jeannie Seely has signed with 117 Publicity for exclusive representation while she continues to celebrate her illustrious career. Among many accolades including awards from Billboard, Cashbox, and Record World, country music legend Jeannie Seely has achieved chart topping songs as a solo artist, as a duet partner, and as a songwriter. Jeannie Seely remains one of country’s most completely modern female personalities.” And that still holds true today.

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7th Annual NATD Honors Gala Recognizes Charley Pride, Jeannie Seely, David Corlew, Barbara Hubbard, Sean Henry and Bobby Roberts

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors’ (NATD) 7th Annual Honors Gala recognized some of the best in their respective fields for their accomplishments and service to the Nashville entertainment industry. The event, presented by the Grand Ole Opry and Springer Mountain Farms, featured some of Nashville’s best to present and show respect to the honorees and included emcees Nash Nights Live’s Shawn Parr and WKRN’s Stephanie Langston.

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Nashville’s Paul Bogart Reins in a Gold at AQHA World Championships in Amateur Heeling

Paul Bogart has been a cowboy as long as he can remember, growing up on a ranch in Oologah, Oklahoma. This past weekend team roping at the 2017 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship in Oklahoma City with his father, Jack, he reined in another AQHA World Champion title in the AQHA Amateur Heeling event on the heels of the nine year anniversary of his first single and video of a classic cowboy tune appropriately titled “The Cowboy Way,” written by Larry Rainwater

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Nashville Palace Residency a Big Hit for Tim Rushlow and His Big Band

“Tim Rushlow & His Big Band: Swingin’ at the Palace!” opened a 20-night residency at the historic Nashville Palace this past weekend with rave reviews as they created an authentic supper club entertainment experience, complete with a red carpet for guests who were greeted by a maître d’ in a tuxedo, escorted to a candlelit, romantic setting with linen tablecloths and served a delicious dinner from an exclusive menu while sipping on their favorite libation from the “Frank Sinatra” whiskey and bourbon bar or “Rat Pack Martini Bar.” Tickets for all dates are available NOW.

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“The Team: Themed Cruise Planning & Consultants” Launches and Signs “Entertainment Cruise Productions”

The Team: Themed Cruise Planning and Consultants on September 1 with immediate success having a vast array of individual cruise clients booked on high end European River Cruises and others booked on quick Caribbean getaways, along with a host of exciting group and themed cruises booked for 2018 and 2019. The Team is proud to announce an agreement with Entertainment Cruise Productions to manage a number of areas of their operation on full ship music charters.

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Moe Bandy Joins 117 Publicity Roster

Country music traditionalist, Moe Bandy, has joined 117 Publicity’s roster for exclusive PR representation. The “rodeo cowboy’s” long-running career has been in full swing lately, with the release of his latest album, Lucky Me and an upcoming project in early 2018, not to mention he is a road warrior playing all across the country! Fans can check up on his tour dates and purchase Lucky Me now at www.moebandy.com.

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Kalie Shorr Announced As One Of CMT’s Class Of 2018 “Next Women Of Country”

CMT’s “Next Women of Country” celebration announced nine newcomers to its elite roster on Tuesday, adding both signed and unsigned female artists Kalie Shorr, Abby Anderson, Ashley McBryde, Bailey Bryan, Erin Enderlin, Hannah Ellis, Jo Smith, Kassi Ashton and The Sisterhood Band. Nashville Mayor Megan Barry was on-hand to announce CMT’s Next Women Class of 2018.

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Job Gets a Job: Ashley Job Joins 117 Entertainment Group as Publicity Manager

President & CEO, Zach Farnum, is proud to announce the hiring of Ashley Job as 117 Entertainment Group’s newest Publicity Manager. Ashley is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee and joins 117 from Webster PR where she represented major artists and events. Ashley was integral in pulling off the recent All in for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Celebration, a multi-artist event with a full red carpet and media presence.

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Johnny Lee is “Lookin’ For Love” (From Press), Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation

The original urban cowboy, Johnny Lee, has signed with 117 Publicity for exclusive PR representation. A member of the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, he performs between 80 and 100 dates a year, proving himself to be one of the top touring musicians of his caliber. Johnny shows no signs of slowing down, recently releasing an autobiography titled “Still Lookin’ for Love” and an album, You Ain’t Never Been to Texas, both available at www.theofficialjohnnylee.com.

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Tim Rushlow Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation

Multi-Platinum recording artist, Tim Rushlow, has signed with 117 Publicity for exclusive representation. Rushlow, who first rose to fame as the lead singer of ‘90s Country powerhouse group Little Texas, is currently fronting Tim Rushlow & His Big Band. Rushlow and his all-star band are set to open a 20-night residency at the historic Nashville Palace on November 10

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Raise “Two Hands” for Highly-Anticipated New Music from Kalie Shorr

It’s taken six months and three producers to find the rock-infused country sound that Kalie Shorr has been looking for, but she’s finally found it and it’s going to be a game changer. “Two Hands,” the first single off of her highly-anticipated project, premiered exclusively on Radio Disney Country’s ‘Spotlight’ show followed by immediate rotation on Radio Disney Country. Fans can hear the song now on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon Music.

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Scooter Brown Band Releases Video For “American Son”

Scooter Brown Band, known for their own style of country and southern rock music, has released a music video for their debut nationally-distributed single, “American Son.” The video was directed by Derrek Kupish and can be viewed here. “American Son” features Country Music Hall of Famer and true American son, Charlie Daniels on the track. The album by the same name, American Son, released by Red River / BFD  / Sony Orchard can be found at listeners’ digital retailer of choice through www.scooterbrownband.com.

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Lee Roy Parnell Midnight Believer Available Now

Ace guitarist and hit singer/songwriter Lee Roy Parnell has released his first album in 11 years, Midnight Believer. The 10-track project has been released by Vector Recordings/BFD and is available for purchase at iTunes, Amazon, other digital music outlets, and where music is purchased.

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Drew Blakeley Announced as VP of 117 Management

Following last week’s announcement of 117 Management, President & CEO, Zach Farnum, is proud announce that leading the management division will be artist manager, Drew Blakeley. He can be reached at drew@117group.com and 615-997-0100 x703.

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Lee Roy Parnell Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation

World-renowned guitarist and country hit maker Lee Roy Parnell has joined the 117 Publicity roster for exclusive PR representation. Parnell has had several top Billboard hits throughout his career including “What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am,” “Tender Moment” and “A Little Bit of You,” to name a few. He is known for his prodigious slide guitar skills, distinctive voice and hit songwriting chops.

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Paul Bogart Releases Boot Scootin’ Video for “All That Cowboy Jazz”

Authentic country and western singer/songwriter and professional roper Paul Bogart has released a music video for his single “All That Cowboy Jazz.” An infectious western swing song that will have listeners on their feet, boot-scootin’ across the floor in seconds, the video will put viewers in a happy mood instantaneously. The song is the first single from Bogart’s latest album Leather available now here.

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Logan Mize Signs with United Talent Agency and Joins Cam on Tour

LOGAN MIZE SIGNS EXCLUSIVELY WITH UNITED TALENT AGENCY FOR WORLDWIDE REPRESENTATION ANNOUNCED TO JOIN CAM ON “BEST COAST TOUR” TO CAP OUT 2017 (click for Downloadable Photo) (L to R: UTA’s Brendan Rich, Logan Mize, UTA’s Josh Garrett and Dennis Entertainment’s Charly...

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117 Management Launches With Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare

117 Entertainment Group President & CEO, Zach Farnum, announced today the creation of 117 Management with the signing of Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare. With the announcement comes the restructuring of the public relations branch of the company under the name 117 Publicity. A management staff will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Darren Bessette Band Inks Record Deal With Hypermedia Nashville

The Darren Bessette Band, hailing from Boston, Massachusetts has inked a record deal with independent Nashville record label Hypermedia Nashville owned by hit songwriter Max T. Barnes. Label mates include Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare, Foster & Allen, Jon Christopher Davis and more. The band is gearing up for multiple breakout projects and announcements to come and continue to tour throughout the Northeast.

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Chuck Negron Celebrates 26 Years of Sobriety

On September 17, 1991, after an infamous battle with addiction, rock-and-roller Chuck Negron entered a life of sobriety that has continued for 26 years by checking in to CRI-Help, an addiction and drug rehab center in Los Angeles. According to the SAMHSA, September is National Recovery Month, details can be found at recoverymonth.gov.

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Inaugural NATD Speaker Series Presents Former DreamWorks Executive Rick Rekedal September 21

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors is proud to present the first installment of NATD Speaker Series featuring Rick Rekedal on Thursday, September 21 at ASCAP. All are invited to join together for this free after-work event which will include light hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Due to very limited seating, RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis to rsvp@n-a-t-d.com.

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Scooter Brown Band’s Debut Studio Album, American Son, Available Today

Scooter Brown Band releases their debut nationally distributed album today, American Son, including the title-track featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels. The project, released by Red River / BFD  / Sony Orchard can be found at listeners’ digital retailer of choice through www.scooterbrownband.com.

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Th3 Legends “Cast for a Cure” Big Bass Tournament Benefitting the T.J. Martell Foundation Set to Cast a Line on November 4

America’s Top 3 Anglers, Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin along with the T.J. Martell Foundation will host the first Th3 Legends “Cast for a Cure” Big Bass Tournament on November 4. The event, to be held at Sanders Ferry Park in Old Hickory, Tenn. will put entrants of all ages on the same lake as the fishing legends among other celebrity guests. Registration has opened HERE and all proceeds benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation’s mission to fund innovative cancer research.

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Rolling Stone Artist To Watch Lewis Brice competes alongside his brother Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann on ABC’s Celebrity Family Feud!

Mark your calendar and set your DVR for Sunday, August 27th (8:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT). Make plans to tune in to “Celebrity Family Feud” on the ABC Television Network and watch the fun as emerging country performer Lewis Brice joins his astute family members as they battle to raise awareness and a cash donation benefitting their chosen charity on team Lee Brice.

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Tune In: Skyville Live to Honor Jerry Lee Lewis With Performances from George Strait, Toby Keith, Kris Kristofferson and More

 Emmy-Award winning online music series, Skyville Live will feature a stellar lineup of artists honoring Jerry Lee Lewis on Thursday. Artists appearing on the show include George Strait, Toby Keith, Kris Kristofferson, Chris Stapleton, Lee Ann Womack, Waylon Payne and Jerry Lee himself. Fans at home can stream the magic as it happens on AOL, Yahoo Music! and Rated Red on August 24 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.

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Scooter Brown Band Releases “American Son” Featuring Country Music Hall of Famer, Charlie Daniels

In the midst of a busy touring season tearing up the road across the U.S., Scooter Brown Band dropped an anthemic single today called “American Son,” featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels. Nashville Country Club debuted the track earlier this week calling it “a gritty unapologetic track that has a rockin’ musical arrangement for the band’s Southern Rock appeal.” Fans can listen to the single on Spotify and Apple Music and purchase it on iTunes or Amazon.

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New Video “I’m On Fire” From Iconic Vocalist Chuck Negron Makes Inspirational Impact

When Chuck Negron co-penned “I’m on Fire” he included lyrics that were extremely personal and self-reflective of his life story. The ups and downs of the singer’s career and personal life have often been played out in the public eye and it’s no secret that he endured an infamous battle with drug addiction in the height of his career with Three Dog Night. Now 25 years sober, the video for the song highlights the highs and lows through images and clips from his rock star life. The new album, titled Negron Generations is available now at ChuckNegron.com and all digital music outlets as announced by ABC News Radio.

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Lewis Brice Releases Self-Titled Debut Today

Lewis Brice releases his first nationally-distributed EP today. The high energy country rocker has hit the ground running, visiting with all major radio networks in Nashville and media outlets across the board while preparing to embark on radio and media tours from coast to coast. The new EP, released on Pump House Music through a venture with Straight 8 Entertainment and Kobalt Music Recordings, is available today and can be found at listeners’ digital retailer of choice and at lewisbrice.com.

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Logan Mize Delivers ‘Come Back Road’ July 28

Logan Mize continues to prove that he is one of the hottest artists to watch in country music. With cutting-edge successes throughout his career and strong fan feedback Mize will deliver a 12-track album aptly-titled Come Back Road on July 28. The strength of the songs on this album comes from A-list writers including Mize himself along with Josh Kear, Ross Copperman, Matraca Berg, The Warren Brothers, Rodney Clawson, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and many more.

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Bev Moser Announced as VP of Publicity for 117 Entertainment Group

117 Entertainment Group President & CEO, Zach Farnum, announced today that Bev Moser has been added as VP of Publicity for the public relations division of the company. Moser most recently worked at Digital Rodeo and has been a well-respected industry vet for years, photographing and covering many of Nashville’s biggest events. 117’s PR roster includes Brennley Brown, Bobby Bare, Chuck Negron, Jenny Tolman, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lewis Brice, Logan Mize, Max T. Barnes and the Scooter Brown Band.

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Experience the August 21 Historic Solar Eclipse While “Glamping” in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Individuals who want to witness the historic solar eclipse this summer in the world’s most-scenic location are in luck. A new indoor camping site, Snow King Basecamp has opened up minutes away from the Grand Tetons in Jackson Hole, Wyoming — one of the best-viewing areas in the country. Campsites are available August 17-21 and are booking fast so travelers should book now at snowkingbasecamp.com or call 877-299-7506.

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Jerry Lee Lewis Joins 117 Entertainment Group Roster

Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the most iconic musicians of all-time. He has recorded duets with the likes of Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, Slash, Eric Clapton and more, shared stages with Elvis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash and was one of the very first inductees to the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “The Killer,” as he has become known, has teamed up with Nashville-based 117 Entertainment Group to handle public relations and media representation, he is also represented by CAA worldwide for booking.

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Chuck Negron Releases New Album Negron Generations June 30, Features Unreleased Three Dog Night Tracks

Chuck Negron’s voice is engrained in American musical history through hits like “Joy to the World” and “One” from supergroup Three Dog Night. On June 30, Negron will release the album he’s always wanted to release with daughters Charlie and Annabelle also featuring three previously unreleased Three Dog Night tracks. The album, titled Negron Generations is available for preorder now at ChuckNegron.com and can be found on all digital music outlets June 30.

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