21May/15Off

Student Job Opportunity – Newsies in Nashville!

Knowledge Services has been contracted to help staff Merchandiser positions for the upcoming performance of Newsies coming to the TN Performing Arts Center.  We are looking for 1 up-beat and energetic individuals to work with the show for about 1 week  (May 26th – 31st ).  The hours would be 6pm – 11pm most weekdays (will not work every night) and 2 shows on Saturday and Sunday (11:30am – 10pm - not required to work both)  with training starting at 4:30pm on May 26th.  The pay is $10hr.

The role is responsible for engaging theater patrons, helping them select merchandise at the kiosk in the lobby, up-selling additional products if possible and completing monetary transactions.  This position requires someone with excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a very fast paced environment plus retail experience.

If you are interested, please contact Sandy Glover with KnowledgeServices at sandyg@knowledgeservices.com.

20May/15Off

Volunteers Needed | Judah Smith + Kari Jobe

 

Life is Tour

CONTACT: Kristy Denton

EMAIL: kd2q@mtmail.mtsu.edu

Judah Smith  The City Church​

18May/15Off

Summer Internships

Hey Curb College Students!!!!

We still have several companies that need your help with internships this summer 2015.  Check out these fabulous companies on CareerConnector!!

Lone Star PR 

Brief Description of Company: Entertainment Media Relations company handling artists and related companies

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills):  Ideal candidate will be tenacious, have some experience in the industry (previous internship or excelled at classes pertaining to industry), have excellent writing skills with knowledge of AP style guide (will provide one in office), have excellent phone skills, and above all be dependable and honest.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): Daily Tasks Include: Add and update contacts in database, pull editorial calendars and media lists, create and service media alerts, help draft press releases and other press materials, help answer phones, help create weekly client reports.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): They will gain an understanding of the daily tasks of an entertainment publicist, such as maintaining media contacts, accessing editorial calendars and contacts, pitching to developing and maintaining industry relationships, writing press materials and client reports.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: References are not required, but helpful. Looking to fill a Summer Internship position ASAP!

Applicants should submit: Resume, References to Heather Blankenship at heather@lonestarpr.com

Madhouse Management

Brief Description of Company: Madhouse is a full-service music management company.

Madhouse Management is a boutique artist and production management company. Additionally, we offer artist development, branding assistance, publishing administration, booking services, publicity, merchandising, label coordination, radio promotion and media assistance.

We are the team behind a diverse roster of emerging and innovative artists. Adept in our strategy, communication and negotiation, Madhouse's mission is to drive our projects to the top of the charts with unrivaled commitment.

All correspondence can be sent to: info@madhousemgmt.com

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Come with your IDEAS.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): Adobe platforms, booking, publishing, admin, social media.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): You will be able to manage your own band.

Applicants should submit: Resume, References to Michelle Garramone at michelle@madhousemgmt.com.

Shake 'Em Up Music

Brief Description of Company: Shake ‘Em Up Music (SEU) is an independently-owned and operated music publishing company that was established in 1999, by Shar’n Clark. Our company is a fully committed business providing services unequaled to none. SEU seeks to exploit  catalog of songs for song placements, production clearances for project, copyright assistance, licensing, royalty collections.   Recorded music is marketed and promoted across an array of formats and platforms. SEU administers copyrights and musical compositions for use in recordings, public performance and related uses such as films and advertisements.  We have a useful knowledge of the music business and the clients we represent have had successful song placement.

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Ideal candidate will have some working knowledge of the music business. Candidate should have understanding and able to use: 1). Microsoft office (word, excel, powerpoint, etc), all of these applications are PC based. 2). Student should overall like all genres of music, but mainly the company is based in Nashville therefore an understanding of country and contemporary christian music, (or at least want to learn about these genres). 3). Able to work independently and represent SEU with professionalism.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): Student will assist in the creative elements of a music publishing company;  Marketing and song placements with artists, managers, record labels, music supervisors and other venues of plugging, either through attending meetings and or mp3 pitches.  Student will assist in administrative duties: preparing  Music licensing, Royalty Statements, Copyright registrations, PRO registrations (songs and artist performances), Catalog management

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): Student should have a greater knowledge of the inter-workings of a music publishing company.   Student will be able to issue licensing, royalty statements, accounting, copyright registrations, etc.   Student will have been introduced to music industry decision makers either through face-to-face meetings and or through internet interactions.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Student must not have "pet-allergies." Student must be willing to come to a private resident office located off Old Hickory Blvd. in the Brentwood/Antioch area. Schedule can be very flexible.

Applicants should submit: Resume to Shar'N Clark at shakem8@gmail.com.

SWAT Music Group

Brief Description of Company: SWAT Music Group is a new independent "out-of-the box" music publishing company based in Nashville, Tennessee but its roots stem from the Lone Star State.

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Self Motivated, Team Player, Hard working, Professional, Hospitable and willing to learn.
The candidate will need to be efficient in Microsoft Office.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): Provide hospitality for scheduled writing sessions, help maintain office, answer phones and assist with other tasks as assigned.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): Understand the creative process that exists in a music publishing company.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please contact Jenna Schwartz through her email only to submit resumes and references.

Graham Management

Brief Description of Company: Artist Management of music artists.

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Mac computer skills a must, organized and motivated! Must be willing to do all things an office requires. Good phone skills a must. Must have transportation.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): compose emails, field phone calls keep schedules, help schedule interviews, run errands, make valuable record company contacts.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): The student will have quite a rolodex of contacts that will be valuable as they pursue a career in the music industry.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: I am a very respected music industry veteran. I am very good to people and am happy to help students who want to succeed.

Applicants should submit: Resume, Cover Letter, References to Dave Fowler at dave@davefowler.com.

Christian Deliverance Center Church

Brief Description of Company: Church organization

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Major in audio engineering that has a desire to obtain hands on experience in sound engineering

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): To run sound console  and all sound equipment for live recording of services and music selections to incorporate power point visuals displaying music lyrics to enhance service experience.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): Will have a greater practical working knowledge of sound engineering techniques and equipment application.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The intern will be working with and taught by professional sound engineers and musicians with over thirty years experience in the music business .

Applicants should submit: Resume to Carrie West at ctsew@yahoo.com.

Back 40 Entertainment

Brief Description of Company: Back 40 Entertainment is an artist management company that represents actors and musicians, Lennon & Maisy (from the TV show, "Nashville").

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Quick-learner, hard-worker, detail-oriented, good writer, & a self-starter; It would ideal for the student to be good with technology/computers and various programs (i.e.: photoshop, iMovie).

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): This internship will include a wide variety of responsibilities and tasks. It will include tasks such as managing the artists' filming schedule, social media and website. The student will be doing media outreach, writing e-blasts, news items, and registering songs with P.R.O.'s. No day is ever the same as the one before.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): At the end of the internship, the student will have learned the importance of time management and improved their verbal and written communication. They will have gained firsthand experience in the music industry working closely with the artists and their small team doing a wide variety of tasks/projects.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: We are looking for an unpaid intern starting asap; however, since it is an unpaid internship and is probably too late to receive summer credit, we can begin the student's internship in the Fall.

Applicants should submit: Resume, Cover Letter to Stephanie Goodwin at sgoodwin@back40ent.com.

Starplex Sound & Productions

Brief Description of Company:  Working with me to install new digital console and in general get the studio back up and going. I have a lot of studio work I can get as soon as I'm ready with the studio. When the studio is up and running the Intern will start drawing income. I have been an engineer and record producer for over 50 years and have recording some of the biggest names in the business. I also have built some of the biggest Studios in the country which this knowledge will be a great value to any Intern.  Looking for a sound engineer to train and mentor to.

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills): Be a practicing Christian, a non-smoker and a clean-cut All-American.  Needs some knowledge of Logic Software and Digital Consoles.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects): Installing new digital console, some acoustical work and over all make ready for recording as well as helping put together a rhythm section.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): To conduct a full-blown session from scratch to mix down.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: I am starting a Christian Record Label with Russ Regan a Life long friend. Russ is one of the top 3 people in the record business.
It would be advisable to look up Russ Regan on the internet.

Applicants should submit: Resume, References to Glen Pace at starplex59@icloud.com.

Tenth Avenue North

Brief Description of Company: Established touring christian music band of 12 years.

Ideal candidate will...(list of attributes and skills):   Be available on most Thursday-Sundays for travel/shows.  Be willing to do manual labor/heavy lifting.  Be knowledgeable of audio and lighting production.

PERFORMANCE TASKS: During this internship, the student will... (list of tasks, responsibilities and potential projects):  Help in assisting set up and tear down of live production i.e. audio, lighting, etc at shows/summer festivals.  During Performance assist in production tasks.

INTERNSHIP OUTCOMES: At the end of this internship, the student will be able to… (list of learning objectives): Hands on touring experience in the music industry.

Applicants should submit: Resume to Cameron Pumphrey at campumphrey@me.com.

 

14May/15Off

Discounted tickets for Butch Walker concert

Butch Walker's latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, debuted at #1 on the Top New Artists chart when it was released on Dangerbird Records. Butch is a prolific recording artist & producer who has worked with the likes of everyone from Taylor Swift to Weezer to Katy Perry. For Afraid of Ghosts, Butch teamed up with fellow GRAMMY nominee Ryan Adams at Adams' PAX AM Studios in Los Angeles along with friends & special guests Johnny Depp and Bob Mould. He will head out on a headlining tour this spring following a successful run with Adams last fall. Butch Walker will perform at War Memorial Auditorium with special guest Jonathan Tyler on Sunday, May 17. Doors are at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00 p.m.

For tickets, go to https://www.wmarocks.com/events/detail/butch-walker-wma-2015 and enter code “CURB” to unlock a special $10 ticket.

12May/15Off

KLOVE Awards – PR Team Volunteers

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We are look for 15-20 volunteers for the PR team (red carpet, media room, escorting, etc) on May 31. Most likely an evening event, but not positive on exact hours so keep your schedule open for this day if you sign up.

Sign up HERE

More info about the KLOVE Fan Awards here

 

11May/15Off

CMA Fest Volunteer Opp| Music @ The Row Midtown Stage

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Thurs June 11 1:00 PM - 1:00 AM thru June 13 1:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Where?

The Row Kitchen & Pub (Midtown)

Doing What?

Stage Set Up and Breakdown, Stage Hands, Artist Spotlight, general help

What do I get?

Great way to get involved and network if you are looking to start out in the music industry. Will provide future reference if needed, and will sign off on community service hours etc

Volunteers will be able to roam and experience the festival while not working their shifts. Looking for several individuals. Will also need help on Wednesday afternoon for stage setup.

Email Emma Howie (emma@therownashville.com) to sign up!

 

11May/15Off

CMA Fest Volunteer Opportunity | SOLID Music Row Yard Sale + Auction

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Want a chance to be a part of one of CMA Fest’s Premier Events and have the opportunity to mingle with the up and coming professionals of the Music Industry?

Sign up here

The Society of Leaders in Development(SOLID), a networking group comprised of young music professionals is hosting its 13th Annual Music Row Yard Sale and Auction Saturday June 13, 2015.  We are looking for volunteers for both the Load in on June 12th and Day of the Event.  We have several time slots available including an all day shift. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  If interested please sign up at the link below or if you have any questions please contact Kari Barnhart at Kari.Barnhart@53.com or Jeff Hoehne at Jeff.Hoehne@gmail.com.  More details to follow.

CMA Fest Volunteer Opportunity

What: 13th Annual SOLID Music Row Yard Sale and Auction

When: Saturday, June 13th

Location: George Jones Museum

SIGN UP HERE!

11May/15Off

Record a song with Clint Black in his home studio!

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For $20, you can submit your video of a song that you would like to record with Clint Black in his home studio. The $20 goes to fund the charity Clint supports, The Rett Syndrome Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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11May/15Off

Warped Tour | Volunteers Needed

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WARPED TOUR

When: Wednesday, July 1st

Location: Tennessee Fair Grounds

Want to volunteer at Warped Tour? Sign up here! Limited spots available. As a volunteer, you will get to attend the performances (after your shift is over) as well as participate in a one of a kind panel!

Questions? Contact Berkley: berkley.myers@gmail.com


 

VOLUNTEER NEEDS:

o   Guest List: 3 total – assist the guest list manager with check in. This will be a very heavy guest list day for the Warped Tour!

  • all day assistant 10am – 4pm
  • part-time helpers needed from 10am-1pm

o   Catering: 20 total – you will be serving the bands and crew their meals!

  • Lunch: 10 volunteers from 11:40am-2:30pm;
  • Dinner: 10 volunteers from 4:40pm-7:30pm

o   Eco: 7 total – Recyclable Collecting – for all you eco lovers, we’ll need your help gathering recyclables from the festival grounds throughout the day. We try to leave every city just as we found it and you help make that possible!

  • 7 Total – 10am – 6pm (with breaks for food & to watch bands)

o   Press: 4 total – all day (9am-7pm). Responsibilities include:

1. Press check-in and set up

2. Press Escort – this person will escort reporters to band buses, stages, etc.

3. Pit Access – manning the main stage areas and informing press of their access

4. Pit Access – manning the main stage areas and informing press of their access Coverage: these four students may also work with our press contact beforehand on curated pieces about the tour and/or have photo access day of show during their breaks

o   Feed Our Children NOW!: – These volunteers will assist at the front gates for our daily food drive. Every person that brings in 3 cans of food will receive a Skip the Line wristband. We will need volunteers to take donations and give out wristbands.

  • 4 total – 9am-12pm

o   Local Production– ticketing at front gates, assisting local

  • Dinner: 10 volunteers from 4:40pm-7:30pm

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

• Tour will organize a backstage Tour Panel for local students

7May/15Off

Volunteer for the May 13th WHO KNEW!

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Looking for 3 volunteers for the next WHO KNEW event on May 13th at 3rd & Lindsley.  You’d need to be available to work from about 3:30-8:30pm. This WHO KNEW is going to have live music after the speakers.  Tickets are $15, but of course if you volunteer— free.  Email hanna.seymour@belmont.edu if you are available!  More info below.

WHO KNEW: A Night With Music Industry Leaders and You

3rd and Lindsley 

818 3rd Avenue South | Nashville, TN 37210

Wed, May 13  5:00 pm
WHO KNEW, an event bringing together thought leaders and powerbrokers with yet-to-be discovered change-makers in the entertainment industry, returns Wednesday, May 13 to 3rd & Lindsley.  The May 13  event is expanding to include LIVE entertainment with performances by Indie rocker Alanna Royale and Freedm Riders, featuring GRAMMY award-winning musicians Roy "Futureman” Wooten, Kamaal Malak (Arrested Development) and EMMY-winning composer/keyboardist Erik Blue.

 

WHO KNEW sold out in January and April. This is an opportunity not to be missed!  Tickets are $15.