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Join us for the 22nd Annual AudioMasters Benefit Golf Tournament!

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Join us for the 22nd Annual AudioMasters Benefit Golf Tournament to benefit the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund on Thursday May 16, and Friday May 17, 2019.

We are back at Harpeth Hills Golf Course in Nashville, TN. Day One (Thursday May 16) is our “Live Sound Day” and features our engineering friends in the Live Sound industry. Day Two (Friday May 17) is our “Studio Day” and focuses on our Recording Studio community. Both days will include a 4-person scramble, breakfast, and awards receptions following the golf, along with an abundance of treats and beverages along the way.

Click here to register now, and remember to invite your friends to play!

Thank you for your support of the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund.

Another Pioneer Gone…

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From Mike Porter:

“The music industry lost another pioneer this past Sunday. Glenn Snoddy passed away in hospice care. Many of us owe our careers to Glenn who took a chance on so many of us young ‘uns. Glenn went to radio school in the military, later worked at WSM radio and then worked with Owen and Harold Bradley at Bradley’s Recording and Film Studios at the start of Music Row. During his time there he turned an accident in the studio into the Maestro Fuzz Tone pedal that shaped so many songs over the years. Glenn was the recording engineer on Cash’s “Ring of Fire” and he’s also the one who hired Kristofferson to be the custodian and sweep the floors at the studio. He was hired by The Crescent Company to turn the old Woodland Street Theater into one of the largest independent recording studios of its day, Woodland Sound Studios. That’s where many of us got our start in the industry. Glenn turned 96 earlier this month, he was a true Southern Gentleman and we will miss him.”

Visitation and Funeral will be at:

Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro
1488 Lascassas Pike (Hwy. 96)
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37130
Phone: (615) 893-5151

Visitation will be Thursday, May 24 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM and Friday, May 25 at 1:00PM prior to the service. Service will be May 25 at 2:00 PM.

The family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund by going to and clicking on the ‘Donate’ link.

The stated goal of this fund is “to allow financial assistance…for individuals in our (engineering) community who, through illness and tragic circumstances, are unable to practice their profession or face other serious problems”.

Butch Carr Memorial Fundraiser for NERF/MusiCares

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As many of you know, engineer Butch Carr passed away in April 2014 Screen Shot 2015-03-10 at 3.17.57 PM following an extended illness. Butch was one of those who received assistance from MusiCares and Nashville Engineer Relief Fund (NERF) resources. Normally the recipient’s names are not released except in cases as this one. His wife, Denise, reached out to AES Nashville the other day and wants to announce a benefit concert with proceeds going to MusiCares and NERF. The event will be Wednesday, March 25 at 3rd and Lindsley, hosted by Irlene Mandrell and Vanessa Mandrell and will feature Tracy Lawrence, The Beagles, and other guests. Click here for show details, and to purchase tickets!

We extend a big “Thank You!” to the family for their thoughtfulness in assisting with fund raising for these two foundations. NERF is an organization that was founded by AES Nashville to assist engineers with life crisis events. Please feel free to repost this to other interested parties. See you there!