(Nashville, TN. – Dec. 8, 2009) Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® has announced a star-studded lineup for UMG’s luncheon at the Ryman Auditorium during CRS 2010, to be held Feb. 24-26, 2010.
UMG artists performing include: Gary Allan, Easton Corbin, Billy Currington, Vince Gill, Mallary Hope, Julianne Hough, Jamey Johnson, David Nail, Randy Rogers Band, Sugarland, Josh Turner and Lee Ann Womack.
The Universal Music Group-sponsored luncheon will be held at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, as part of the opening day agenda at Country Radio Seminar. This is the first time the Ryman has been used as a venue for an official CRS-sanctioned event. Lunch will be served outside on the Ryman plaza, with performances following inside the “Mother Church of Country Music” immediately after lunch.
“We at UMG Nashville are absolutely fired up to present CRS 2010 with a full-fledged UMG Roster Showcase at the historic Ryman Auditorium,” says Royce Risser, UMG Sr. VP of National Promotion. “We cannot wait to introduce our present and future stars to all in attendance. We are pulling out all the stops – don’t miss it!”
Adds CRB President Becky Brenner, “We are thrilled that UMG has come to the table with such a strong lineup of diverse talent. The Ryman is going to serve as the perfect venue for this event and we are extremely grateful that CRB’s strong relationship with both the Ryman and UMG helped to make this happen.”
Thursday’s luncheon is sponsored by Sony Music Nashville, and Friday’s luncheon is sponsored by Capitol Nashville. Talent for these luncheons will be announced soon.
The $549 Advance Rate registration for CRS 2010 expires Dec. 18.
The Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas in the country music industry. Country Radio Seminar is a registered trademark of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. CRS 2010 will be held Feb. 24-26, 2010 in Nashville, Tenn. Advance Rate registration expires Dec. 18 and is currently available online at www.CRB.org or by contacting the Country Radio Broadcasters at 615-327-4487. Follow CRS 41 on Facebook, or on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/OfficialCRS.
The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. ® is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters from around the world together with the Country Music Industry to ensure vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format. More information may be obtained at: www.CRB.org or at the CRB office at 615-327-4487.