Pictured (L to R):
Jody Williams (BMI VP, Writer/Publisher Relations); Ashton Shepherd; Beverly Keel, Sr. VP Artist & Media Relations, UMG Nashville; Faith Quesenberry, Vector ManagementPhoto credit: Erika Goldring
MCA Nashville’s Ashton Shepherd kicked off her CMA Music Fest week with a media/industry luncheon hosted by MCA Nashville and BMI at BMI’s Music Row offices. The 24-year-old singer/songwriter performed a selection of songs from her forthcoming sophomore album, Where Country Grows, which hits streets on July 12. Representatives from Grand Ole Opry Group, Country Weekly, Wall Street Journal, AOL, Rhapsody, Microsoft, Citadel Digital, Country Aircheck, Academy of Country Music, CMT and William Morris Endeavor were just some who enjoyed the luncheon performance.