CRS Announces New After-Hour Entertainment Options on 2016 Agenda

  Matt Watkins   Feb 24, 2016   News   0 Comment

New Faces of Country Music Show To Be Bookended by Cocktail Reception, sponsored by Big Spark Music Group and an Official After-Party, sponsored by Warner Music Nashville

(Nashville, Tenn. – Feb. 4, 2016) Country Radio Seminar 2016 will deliver a number of entertainment options at this year’s seminar, including networking, on-site showcases, after-hours events and performances, and more, making this year’s new CRS experience extra special.

“I think people are going to be surprised at the number of entertainment possibilities we are offering at CRS 2016,” said CRS Executive Director, Bill Mayne. “We are continuing to raise the bar at Country Radio Seminar and, without question, we are providing a total 360 experience for all that attend this great event each and every year.”

Located at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville, restaurant and music venue Barlines will be open throughout the seminar and will be an area where attendees can relax and network, while enjoying award-winning southern comfort food and hand-crafted Tennessee brews. Live musical performances are scheduled for each night at the venue.

The New Faces of Country Music™ show, which is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., will wrap up the three-day seminar with a packed evening of entertainment. Prior to the show, the New Faces Cocktail Reception is sponsored by Big Spark Music Group and will offer beer and wine as well as feature a high energy performance by Olivia Lane. The cocktail reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

After the cocktail reception, CRS will hold their annual New Faces of Country Music Dinner and Performance, which is sponsored by ACM and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The New Faces show will feature performances by Brothers Osborne, Cam, Chris Janson, Kelsea Ballerini and Old Dominion. Attendees who do not have tickets to the New Faces of Country Music Show™ are invited to attend the live feed viewing party of the artist performances in Barlines.

Immediately following the New Faces Show, the grand lobby of the CRS Performance Hall will be transformed into the Official CRS New Faces After Party, sponsored by Warner Music Nashville.” Guests will enjoy passed drinks as WMN introduces The Last Bandoleros.

CRS also welcomes a number of other after-hour destinations and sponsored events, including Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Reception and Gallery Tours, the Mix Lounge, in2une/Momentum Label Group Showcase, Nashville-Access Superpick Showcase, Reviver Records After Hours Party, SSM Nashville Beer Garden, Stallions Entertainment Showcase, Smith & Wesley Performance at Barlines, Thirty Tigers at The Stage, the SMG CRS Fest 2016 at Margaritaville (sponsored by Spin Doctors) and more.

For a full list of already announced after-hour activities, download the CRS 2016 App through the app stores on iPhone and Android. A full agenda is also available on

To register for Country Radio Seminar 2016, held Monday, Feb. 8 through Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Omni Nashville, visit today. The current registration rate for the event is $629 per person. A limited number of Omni Hotel rooms are still available. To book a room, please call 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) or reserve online by visiting here. The CRS Rate booking code is 020616CRB2016. For more information and an advance agenda, please visit

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