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Nashville’s Parallel Music Publishing Signs Its First Songwriter

Nashville’s Parallel Music Publishing Signs Its First Songwriter

  Nashville, TN  — Parallel Music Publishing is proud to introduce Blake Chaffin as the first songwriter signed to its Nashville roster.  Chaffin joined Parallel earlier this month and is already cranking out potential hit songs for the company. “To have someone believe in you is incredible,” Chaffin says of his new opportunity.  “This is a dream come true and I can’t wait to see what’s next.” Chaffin, a graduate of Kansas State University, moved to Music City in 2002 and began learning the craft of songwriting.  He has written or co-written dozens of songs and has had artists consider recording some of them.  “Yes, it took 9 years to land this writing deal,” Chaffin admits, “but I wouldn’t change […]

Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, and Blake Shelton Headliners For Wisconsin Country Thunder Festival

Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, and Blake Shelton Headliners For Wisconsin Country Thunder Festival

Twin Lakes, WI – When Country Thunder rolls around on July 19-22, 2012, it will mark the 20th anniversary of the premiere camping, music and entertainment festival, and now … the long anticipated line-up announcement has arrived! Headlining Thursday night is multi-platinum duo Big & Rich who’s raucous-raising performance will be the perfect way to kick off the 4-day festival extravaganza. Comprised of Kenny Alphin and The Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich, the duo has garnered multiple GRAMMY, ACM, CMA and CMT Music Award nominations. Their hits include their infectious smash-hit singles, “Fake ID,” “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” as well as “Comin’ to Your City,” “8th of November” and “Lost in this Moment.” Joining Big & Rich on […]

ECU Men’s Golf Inks Three For 2012

ECU Men’s Golf Inks Three For 2012

GREENVILLE, N.C. Dec. 1, 2011 – Josh Chandler (Washington, N.C.), Jacob Hicks (Mebane, N.C.) and Trevor Times (Williamsburg, Va.) each signed a National Letter-of-Intent with East Carolina during the early signing period and will begin competing for the Pirates beginning in fall 2012 announced head men’s golf coach Press McPhaul Thursday. “This class represents the nucleus of our 2012 recruiting class,” McPhaul said. “This group of young men will be vital to helping us attain our goal of being an annual fixture at the NCAA Championships.” Chandler is a seven-time Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League Champion and winner of the 2008 Coastal Plains Junior Amateur Championship. “It is good to have a homegrown young man in our program,” McPhaul […]

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Popular Country’s Family Reunion to Air New Special This Weekend – “Gettin’ Together”

Popular Country’s Family Reunion to Air New Special This Weekend – “Gettin’ Together”

Tune In to See Country Music’s Legendary Family Reunite and Reminisce Nashville, TN – Will the circle be unbroken? If “Country’s Family Reunion” has anything to do with documenting the stories and songs of country music’s legendary family, it will remain firmly, and enjoyably, intact.  Since 1997,Gabriel Communications has been bringing artists together into one room to reunite and reminisce about their careers, perform signature songs and share stories while the cameras roll.  The result has been pure magic, leading to popular TV airings and successful DVD sales leaving country fans clamoring for more.  Portions of the latest Reunion installment, “Getting Together,” will air this weekend on RFD-TV (America’s Most Important Rural Network) at the following times: Friday, December 2, […]

Oak Ridge Boys Team with Save the Children, Inspiring Change During Season of Giving

Oak Ridge Boys Team with Save the Children, Inspiring Change During Season of Giving

    Iconic Group Helping Those in Need With Extensive Holiday Tour & Network TV Special Nashville, TN – The legendary Oak Ridge Boys are kicking off the season with a 31-city holiday tour, and teaming with Save the Children to lend a hand to those in need. For those who miss them on stage, the group will bring its incomparable sounds into homes across the nation, with a broadcast television show, The Oak Boys Christmas Special. It’s set to begin airing on Friday, December 2, 2011, and will be featured on TLN (Total Living Network), WHT (World Harvest Network) and Inspiration Network as well as in various markets, including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, Houston, Phoenix, Memphis, San Francisco, Honolulu, […]

East Carolina Pitching Staff Receives Help from Virgin Island Products

East Carolina Pitching Staff Receives Help from Virgin Island Products

St. Thomas Natives Offer Immediate Impact on Mound By Sam Hickman East Carolina Media Relations   Greenville, NC – After falling in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional Final to overall top seed Virginia to conclude the 2011 baseball campaign, East Carolina head coach Billy Godwin was faced with rebuilding a depleted pitching staff. The Pirate skipper and his staff had to find a way to cope with losing a stable of arms that produced the nation’s seventh-best team earned run average (2.67) last season. The group saw five of its members ink professional contracts this offseason and witnessed the departure of All-American Seth Maness. Suddenly, arms were at a premium.   Fortunately for East Carolina, there is a pitcher pipeline that […]

December Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

December Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

Raleigh, NC – Leave holiday stress behind. December programs at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh provide the perfect excuse to take a break. From the annual Capitol Tree Lighting to a string-band performance by the Mostly Mountain Boys, the museum’s offerings are a great way to slow down and savor the season. Children’s programs will focus on Moravian traditions, gingerbread and more. Wind up the year at First Night Raleigh. All programs are free unless otherwise noted. Parking is free on weekends. *Hands-on History: The Story of North Carolina Saturday, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 1-3 p.m. (drop-in program) Visit The Story of North Carolina and get your hands on history. You might make a bean game, decorate […]

East Carolina Falls Short of Old Dominion, 63-58

East Carolina Falls Short of Old Dominion, 63-58

Nov. 29, 2011 Box Score Box Score (PDF format) Old Dominion 63, East Carolina 58 Pirate Basketball Central Conference USA Basketball | NCAA Basketball   From staff and wire reports NORFOLK, Va. – Dimitri Batten scored 18 points and Chris Cooper had his fourth double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Old Dominion past East Carolina 63-58 on Tuesday night. Reserve Shamarr Bowden paced East Carolina with 14 points, while Darrius Morrow added 11 and Miguel Paul contributed 10 points. Both teams struggled shooting the basketball in the first half as the Monarchs held a slim two-point lead at intermission, 25-23. ECU connected on just 8-of-28 (.286) in the opening stanza, but were 5-of-14 (.357) […]

Pirates Continue Homestand Against Monmouth

Pirates Continue Homestand Against Monmouth

  Nov. 29, 2011 vs.    East Carolina vs. Monmouth Nov. 30, 2011 | 7 p.m. ET Greenville, N.C. (Minges Coliseum) TV: None Watch | Gametracker | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central GENERAL INFORMATION Date November 30, 2011 Location Greenville, N.C. TV None Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ecuwomenshoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 4-2 Ranking NR Last Game W, 60-46 vs. Elon Head Coach Heather Macy Career Record: 135-56 East Carolina Record: 20-17 MONMOUTH HAWKS Record 2-3 Ranking NR Last Game W, 58-54 vs. Lafayette Head Coach Jenny Palmateer Career: 2-3 Monmouth Record: Same GREENVILLE, N.C. – Having won four of its last five, East Carolina continues a four-game homestand Wednesday by welcoming Monmouth to Minges Coliseum. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 […]

Burgers, Beans, and Beer for the Coast Guard

Burgers, Beans, and Beer for the Coast Guard

Marinas, yacht clubs, boat dealers, fishing clubs, marine equipment companies, and some companies in the maritime industry across America are sponsoring fund-raising parties to help launch the Wounded Nature – Working Veterans’ Coast Guard boat. On an average day the Coast Guard saves 12 lives, responds to 64 search and rescue cases, and investigates 13 marine accidents and 10 pollution incidents. They screen 720 commercial vessels and 183,000 crew and passengers, and inspect 68 containers, keeping 842 pounds of cocaine off the streets each day. Your Coast Guard works for you 24/7!! As the smallest branch of the military, the USCG does not always have the same level of support for their causes as the other branches. Therefore, support for […]