Steve Wariner and Tom Roland
BMI songwriter Steve Wariner was the "surprise package" presented to Tom Roland during a gathering (6/9) for the departing Tennessean music writer. The Tennessean's Brad Schmitt, who, with ulterior motive, had recently asked Roland to name his favorite artist, arranged for the Capitol Nashville star to attend the farewell party hosted by BMI Nashville. More than 100 Music Row label, media and publicity colleagues were on hand to thank Roland for his 6+ years as one of Nashville's top reporters and to wish him well on his move to Los Angeles.
Subscribe to BMI’s The Weekly
Each week, Learn, Listen, Watch, Discover and Share with BMI! From must-see videos, to creative inspiration and dynamic playlists we’re excited about, BMI’s The Weekly is dedicated to delivering specially curated content designed for music creators and music fans alike!