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What It Means to be an Account Manager in the Music Business

Oct 30, 2017

Shane Hamill is rounding out his 25th year in the music industry as DCR Nashville’s account manager. Having started as an audio tech back in 1992, Shane has had to wear many hats to end up where he is today. As he nears his first year at DCR, Shane talks about his past experiences, his […]

From Concert Production to General Manager: Getting to Know DCR Nashville’s John Schirmer

Oct 12, 2017

If you’re going to ask anyone for advice on how to get a foot in the entertainment industry, ask DCR Nashville’s General Manager John Schirmer. After more than 20 years on tour with artists like the Black Eyed Peas, Bonnie Raitt and Keb’ Mo’, John’s experience is a true testimony of life on the road. While […]

Gear Highlights from the Tracy Lawrence Tour

Sep 28, 2017

Tracy Lawrence has arguably the most recognizable voice in country music. Supporting a career of more than 27 years, that has yielded 18 number ones and over 14 million albums sold is no small order. With a brand new album coming out November 10th; GOOD OLE DAYS, and a robust touring schedule, slowing down is […]

Supporting our Neighbors at Concert 4 the Cure

Sep 22, 2017

The Concert 4 the Cure, featuring Jeffrey Steele, took place on Saturday, September 9th at 5:00 PM on the Great Lawn at the Westhaven Residents Club, and once again DCR Nashville stepped in to support our neighbors and a great cause. Proceeds from both the Family Fun Run and the Concert 4 the Cure will […]

Gear Highlights from Brantley Gilbert’s “The Devil Don’t Sleep” Tour

Sep 11, 2017

We still have a few weeks left of the summer-long “The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour” with Brantley Gilbert, and we’re already having a hard time sorting through some of our favorite memories. When every experience is more unique than the next, it’s hard to say what is better. One thing we know for sure — it’s been […]

DCR Nashville Expands Inventory with New DiGiCo Products

Sep 07, 2017

At DCR Nashville, we want the audience to be moved by their concert experience and the only way to do that is through providing creative and exciting sound and visual experiences. We’ve recently expanded an already impressive production inventory to include three DiGiCo mixing consoles: two SD10 desks and a new SD12. Also included are […]

5 must-have qualities of a great mixing engineer

Aug 23, 2017

Mixing Engineers have great personalities: The key to success in any career choice is how you interact with those you work with and those who surround you. There is no difference for live engineers. A FOH engineer must be able to interact positively and except criticism, both constructive and negative from the artist, the artists […]

Highlights from a busy summer at DCR Nashville

Aug 22, 2017

An empty warehouse is a successful warehouse — at least, that’s what we like to say at DCR Nashville. Summer is one of the busiest seasons of the year for us. Stop by today, and you’ll find a mostly open space with gear peppered here and there. Come back during the winter months and you can’t hardly […]

Getting to the Root of DCR Nashville

Aug 13, 2017

Howard Jones, the founder of DCR Nashville, attended his first concert at an early age and was blown away. That concert was Charlie Daniels and Linda Ronstadt at the Stokely Athletic Center in Knoxville. When the lights dimmed and the crowd went wild — looking around in amazement, he knew he wanted to somehow be a part […]