Monthly Archives: February 2010

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Country Radio Seminar in Nashville

Country Radio Seminar brings a host of program directors and radio station personnel to Nashville for several days of private, sometimes intimate performances. Today’s event was for the Universal Music Group label. Several artists on that label were in town to perform one song each as a thanks to the many radio station folks that play their […]
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Winter Jam 2010

The Winter Jam concert series made a stop in Nashville this evening and Shure Endorsers Third Day were the final act of the evening. Prior to their taking the stage though, Endorser Toby Mac jumped onstage with the Newsboys for an energetic performance of “Jesus Freak.” The Sommet Center arena was packed. Why not, at just $ […]
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Matt & Kim: New Album, New Shure Mics

New to the Shure roster of endorsers, Matt & Kim were literally on their way to a studio in Atlanta to meet producer Ben Allen and begin work on the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Grand. I spoke to Matt over the telephone as Kim minded her speed, navigating the band van down the interstate […]
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Patti Smith::Park West::02/20/10

I’ve been very lucky to have the opportunity to meet many amazing artists working Artist Relations for Shure, but this weekend I had a very special honor. I got to meet and interview the “Godmother of Punk” herself, the legendary Patti Smith. We met after her soundcheck at the Park West in Chicago where she was […]
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Miking The Tennessee Mass Choir

Shure was invited to be a part of something special tonight.  Students from Fisk University, MTSU, and Tennessee State University make up the 40 piece ensemble that is the Tennessee Mass Choir. (http://www.tennesseemasschoir.com/)  Executive director C. Michael Brae came to the Shure office in Nashville to ask us to be the provider of mics to capture […]
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The Red Mic That Travels With Mos Def

Making good on his promise to return to Chicago after a scheduling conflict kept him from getting here in January, Mos Def showed up at the Congress Theater on February 13th, to rock a sold-out crowd. I caught Mos backstage during soundcheck while the masses started a line outside that stretched for blocks and blocks. Before I could even […]