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‘Live from the 615’ Offers Artists High-Quality Live Streaming Opportunities

Helping Our Music Evolve (HOME), Underground Music Collective (UMC), and Center 615 are on a mission to make live streaming make sense for the Nashville music community. Live from the 615 is a weekly opportunity for artists and community partners to execute high-quality live broadcast productions – without breaking their pockets.

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HOME School Presents: Expect the Unexpected

On Wednesday night, our community partners at Helping Our Music Evolve hosted a ‘HOME School’ panel discussion, featuring three Nashville-area entertainment attorneys who discussed some of the most common pitfalls they see when helping the music community navigate their legal hurdles:

  • Artist and band name trademarks.
  • Clearance, sometimes holding up — or even nullifying — record deals or licensing agreements.
  • Splits and reconciliation, including accounting errors of collaborators and companies.
  • Protecting intellectual property — especially now, that there is so much remote work.
  • Force Majeure and COVID’s impact on the importance of this standard clause.

Watch this replay featuring HOME founder Logan Crowell and special guest panelists Colin Maher, Ryan Noormohamed, and Zach Gainous, who share insight and information that will help you prepare your music business for the best possible future outcomes.

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UMC Real Talk: What Can You Control?

The outside world — especially in this day and age — is full of noise and distractions. Most of these are outside of our control.

So… how do we tune out the distractions, and become the best versions of ourselves in these strange times?

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This Thursday, Watch ‘Black Equity in Americana: A Conversation’

This Thursday, August 20 at 4 p.m. ET (3 p.m. CT), the Americana Music Association will present Black Equity in Americana: A Conversation, which will give Black musicians and industry veterans a chance to accelerate racial equity in Americana, one of our nation’s most essential musical genres.

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QuaranTimes: The Podcast Debut!

Our OG Quinn Spinn family comes together for QuaranTimes, a Facebook Live stream from different corners of the nation!

This week’s QuaranTimes is the first official time that the show will join the Quinn Spinn podcast feed on our streaming platforms! To celebrate, we have some Stupid News with Scotty Rock, as well as an extra story about the origins of SisQo’s “Thong Song.” Plus, JD discusses the Sequester Mini he recently played, and we pander to potential sponsors and Good Friends of the Show!

That’s just the tip of the iceberg on this one. #GetSpunn with us in a whole new way!

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WATCH: Greg in Good Company’s ‘Open Mic’ a Ballad for Dreamers

Laugh all you want, but point at yourself.
They’re out here living, while you’re by yourself,
Dreamin’ of things, you’ll never do.
You’re too scared to fail, so you’re too scared to move.

-Greg in Good Company, “Open Mic.”

Behind every musician at every neighborhood open mic, there is a dream and a message.

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