Thursday, March 26, 2009

Digital Rodeo Launches New Songwriter Series, "In The Round, On The Row"

Contact:Jeff Walker - AristoMedia - 615.269.7071 - jwalker@aristomedia.comChristy Watkins - AristoMedia - 615.269.7071 - christy@aristomedia.comJohn Pyne - Digital Rodeo - 615.397.5758 - john.pyne@digitalrodeo.comScotty Huff - "In the Round On the Row" -
Digital Rodeo Launches New Songwriter Series, "In The Round On The Row"
Series Premiere Thursday, March 26 on
(Nashville, TN - March 25, 2009) Online social network and country lifestyle portal Digital Rodeo has unveiled "In The Round On The Row," a bi-weekly songwriter series available for viewing exclusively at The series, hosted by Robert Reynolds, features some of Nashville's most successful songwriters performing and discussing their songs at the weekly "In The Round On The Row" events held at Music Row's Edgehill Studios Café last fall."Listening to songs performed acoustically by the artist that created them is a unique musical experience. You hear them on the radio, but songwriters have a very personal relationship with their music, and it affects their delivery in an amazing way," says Reynolds, Digital Rodeo's Director of Industry Relations. "Even though it's an intimate setting at the show, thanks to this series we're able to bring that intimacy worldwide now."
Songwriters Jason Matthews ("Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"), Michael Peterson ("Drink, Swear, Steal & Lie") and Jason White ("Red Ragtop") are the featured performers on the premiere episode."We realized that songwriter nights are nothing new here in Nashville," says the show's co-producer Scotty Huff. "But, we also realized that for most of the world, it would be a unique way to get insight into how some of the biggest hits in country music are made and the songwriters behind those hits. By posting episodes online at, we hope that it makes for some new and exciting content for our viewers."Glenn Sweitzer, owner of Fresh Film & Design, began filming the show in October 2008. Webisodes will be posted every other Thursday as an original installment of DRTV at New episodes of "In The Round On The Row" will resume filming in the coming weeks.The 20-25 minute installments are sponsored by Big Horn Safe Co. and Ariat Boots and recorded on audio equipment provided by 16 Ton Studios in Nashville. About is the premier country news, music and lifestyle site for country music fans everywhere. Community membership is free and offers fans and artists alike the opportunity to connect with each other, upload and download audio and video, watch exclusive content and stay updated on what's happening in the world of country music. For more information, visit

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