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Topgolf Nashville Will Tee Off on Sept. 22

One of the most high profile entertainment venues to hit Nashville now has an opening date, as Dallas-based <b>Topgolf</b>’s first Tennessee location will officially open its doors at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22.<p>Located at 500 Cowan Street on the Cumberland River’s East Bank, the 65,000-square-foot …

The Most Effective 2 Hours to Send an Email, According to MailChimp and Hubspot

After combing through tens of millions of emails, Hubspot and MailChimp separately came to the same conclusion--hit send on the early side to increase the odds your message gets opened and read.<p>If you're anything like me, you probably spend a lot of care crafting your emails--right down to the …

Marketing

MBW launches Inspiring Women series, supported by INgrooves Music Group

First profile in new monthly series will be published later this weekThe post MBW launches Inspiring Women series, supported by INgrooves Music Group …

Music Industry

10 new places to check out in SoCal

Los Angeles is constantly changing. With so many new things to do it can be hard to decide what to do in your free time, but we have your back! This …

‘It’s a stepping stone’: What increased measurement opportunities mean for podcasting

After spending years making do without measurement, the podcast space is suddenly swimming in it. In June, the medium’s largest platform, Apple, …

Spotify and Hulu team up for $5 student bundle

File this one under: I wish I had this when I was in college.<p>Spotify and Hulu are teaming up to give US college students access to both companies' premium services for $4.99 a month. The new service is aptly called "Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu."<p>Spotify's announcement hints that this …

Bonnaroo 2018 dates revealed

Days after wrapping its 2017 festival — which has just been deemed a "huge success" in a news release — the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has …

Amazon finalists: 5 reasons Nashville will land HQ2 (and 2 reasons why it won't)

As Nashville's leaders prepare to pursue Seattle-based online retailer Amazon's planned second headquarters and up to 50,000 jobs, the Music City …

25 Chatbot Platforms: A Comparative Table

<i>by Olga Davydova</i><p>Many experts called 2016 “the year of the chatbots.” Thousands of chatbots already help businesses improve customer service, sell …

Chatbots

Here's the best time to post on Instagram each day

Everyone wants more likes and engagement on Instagram. But when's the best time to post to get your photos in front of the most eyeballs?<p>Research …

Social Media

NAMM 2017: What to expect from the year's biggest music tech event

<i>Make Music is FACT’s new section devoted to making music anywhere, whether you’re a seasoned producer or a total novice, using an arsenal of analog</i> …

Radiohead announce US live dates

Thom Yorke and co will tour in March and April 2017<p><b>Radiohead</b> have announced live dates in the US, to coincide with their performances at California’s …

Ryan Adams shares new powerful single “Doomsday”, announces tour dates — listen

<i>Photo by Heather Kaplan</i><p>Spoiler: We’ve heard the new Ryan Adams album.<p>In fact, <i>Prisoner</i> hasn’t left our rotation in over a month, and this writer would …

HAIM Say Their New Album Is "Fearless"

<b>HAIM</b> have been dropping some tidbits about their much-anticipated sophomore album, most recently saying it’ll arrive this summer and will have …

Can Snapchat’s Culture of Secrecy Survive an IPO?

Last September, Snapchat employees read a report about a leaked commercial touting a new product—a pair of glasses for shooting videos. They felt …

How Snapchat has changed its hometown of Venice

LOS ANGELES — When a hot tech company grows in a small, yet ultra-hip conclave of Los Angeles, change is inevitable.<p><i>Los Angeles Times</i> reporters Paresh Dave and Roger Vincent have a great read on the new Venice, courtesy of Snap, painting a picture of mom and pops stores that are seeing rents …

The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2017

The start of a new year is always highly-anticipated in the music industry. It’s the chance to cap off all those year end list rankings and start over, looking ahead to the new artists who will emerge, the old favorites who might return, and those in the middle who could break out in a new way. The …

Barcelona Wine Bar Covertly Launched Brunch This Past Weekend

Spanish tapas restaurant <b>Barcelona Wine Bar</b> has been white-hot since opening its new Edgehill Village digs in early November. And now with nearly a month-and-a-half of dinner services under its belt, the first Sunday brunch was quietly rolled out this past weekend.<p>Served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., …

How Sports Teams Give Fans the Experience They Demand

By Matt McLaughlinFans must be “at the center of every decision we make,” says Timberwolves president.

Business Technology

Driving fan engagement in the digital age: what digital disruption really means for sport

By Jonny Madill of Sheridans Sport<p>Everyone is talking about the digital disruption of sport. Sports stakeholders are on a journey of digital …

Snapchat’s new initiative to give sports teams fan engagement boost

Snapchat and sports data company STATS have expanded their partnership to provide the messaging app’s users with in-game statistics across more than …

Messaging

Startup Spotlight: FanWide helps sports fans rally around their team, no matter where they are

Symon Perriman, like many sports fans, lives outside of his favorite teams’ hometowns. For nearly a decade, he has been hosting viewing parties at …

12 shows to see in Nashville in the next month

Hey folks! We have come upon the holidays, filled with parties, cocktail get togethers family outings and more. Don’t forget that Music City has a …

Watch Lana Del Rey Dance Around Kitchen While Listening to Weeknd's New Album

Lana Del Rey has shared a video of herself celebrating the release of the Weeknd’s hugely anticipated new album, .<p>Del Rey has good reason to excited …

Photo Collage Ideas and Layouts For Budget Wall Decor

There's nothing like photos to give your home a warm, personal feel, and remind you of the people and the memories most important to you. That's why …

VRTIFY Wants To Bring You Closer To Live Music Performances In VR

“We are not trying to recreate the real experience,” VRTIFY chief executive Facundo Diaz said. “We are trying to create a new experience. We can …

The founder of Seattle grunge label Sub Pop explains why he jacked it all in to launch a tech startup

The Sub Pop alternative music label he cofounded with business partner Jon Poneman in the late 1980s kickstarted the global success of bands including Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Mudhoney.<p>But in 1996, a year after Sub Pop sold a 49% stake of the business to Warner Music Group, Pavitt had become …