CRS 2014 Adds Artists, Panels And Panelists
February 10, 2014 at 11:12 AM (PT)
RCA’s CHRIS YOUNG and “NASHVILLE” star CHARLES ESTEN have been added to the list of performers appearing at the GRAND OLE OPRY show set for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19th, part of COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR (CRS) 2014, happening FEBRUARY 19th-21st at the NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER. Previously announced artists for the OPRY show include CARRIE UNDERWOOD and RASCAL FLATTS.
An elite list of radio programmers will be available THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20th for the “Programming Mentoring Breakfast.” The roundtable will feature GATOR HARRISON (WUSY/CHATTANOOGA), LISA MCKAY (WQDR/RALEIGH), SHELLY EASTON (WXTU/PHILADELPHIA), MIKE MOORE (KWJJ/PORTLAND), JR SCHUMANN (WWKA/ORLANDO), BECKY BRENNER (ALBRIGHT & O’MAILEY & BRENNER CONSULTING), MIKE PRESTON (KKWF/SEATTLE), CHRISTIE MATTHEWS (KDXY/JONESBORO, AR), TIM ROBERTS (WYCD/DETROIT), CLAY HUNNICUTT (CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT), JOHN SHOMBY (WGH/MAX MEDIA), JEFF KAPUGI (WUSN/CHICAGO), LANCE TIDWELL )CLEAR CHANNEL/TUCSON), BOB GLASCO (GLASCO MEDIA) AND MIKE KENNEDY (KBEQ/KANSAS CITY).
The FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21st “Manager’s Breakfast,” will be facilitated by RAB Pres. ERICA FARBER and will include: JOHN ZIMMER (NAB/RAB), CHRIS DUNCOMBE (CORUS ENTERTAINMENT), TRAVIS PLOEGER (SOUNDEXCHANGE), JJ JOBE (RUSTY WALKER PROGRAMMING), SCOTT HUSKEY (RUSTY WALKER PROGRAMMING), JUDY LAKIN (COX MEDIA GROUP) AND BILL ROSE (NIELSEN AUDIO).
CRS has also added an, 11A (CT) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21st panel titled, “Seven Essentials For Top Shows In The Digital Age.” Broadcast consultant VALERIE GELLER will be the featured speaker.
CRS TODAY (2/10) also announced that all host hotels are officially sold out.
More information on CRS here.