Industry Events

September 30-October 4
IBMA World of Bluegrass 2014 and Film Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina

October 2
IBMA’s 25th annual Awards at Raleigh, North Carolina’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

October 3
Island Hopper Songwriter Festival on Fort Myers Beach

October 7
45th annual Dove Award at Lipscomb University in Nashville

October 21
T.J. Martell Foundation 39th New York Honors Gala, to be held at Cipriani in New York

October 27
CMA final ballot due 5pm CT

October 31
Deadline to enter the 15th Annual NSAI Song Contest Presented by CMT

November 2
2014 SESAC Nashville Music Awards at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (invitation-only)

November 3
52nd annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at Nashville’s Music City Center (invitation-only)

November 4
62nd annual BMI Country Awards at BMI’s Music Row offices (invitation-only)

November 5
48th Annual CMA Awards air live from The Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on ABC

November 7
CMA Country Christmas tapes in front of a live audience 7:30 PM/CT at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., ABC-TV air date, TBD

November 17
ASCAP’s 100th anniversary gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, with the ASCAP Centennial Awards

November 19-20
Billboard Touring Conference in New York City

December 13
30th anniversary edition of the Symphony Ball at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center

December 15
American Country Countdown Awards live on FOX from the Music City Center

December 31
Jack Daniel’s New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway; Lady Antebellum performs prior to midnight “Music Note Drop”

•••2015•••

February 8, 2015
57th Annual Grammy awards

February 25-27
CRS 2015 at the Nashville Convention Center

March 24-28
Tin Pan South 2015

April 19, 2015
50th Annual ACM Awards held live on CBS from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

April 30-May 2
ASCAP’s 10th annual “I Create Music” Expo at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles

May 12-14
Music Biz 2015 held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville

July 9-11, 2015
NAMM at the Nashville Music City Center