Country Radio Seminar Announces CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience

Newly launched Streaming Summit kicks off expanded, 4-Day Agenda;
Luke Bryan confirmed for CRS Artist Interview (sponsored by BMI)
; ALL registrations include access to the 2021 “New Faces of Country Music® Show”

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. has announced Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2021: The Virtual Experience. The revised annual event will take place Tuesday, February 16, through Friday, February 19, adding an extra day of content and a newly launched Streaming Summit.

The in-person Country Radio Seminar agenda has been judiciously modified and expanded to an online-only experience. CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience will feature a curated, jam-packed schedule that includes Country Radio Seminar’s most anticipated events, including educational panels, virtual networking, and workshops designed to provide instant, actionable takeaways. CRS 2021 will continue to be the ultimate Country music showcase, with every registration including access to the New Faces of Country Music® Show, Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, and daily label lunchtime performances.

Kurt Johnson, CRB/CRS Board of Directors President, commented, “While we can’t be together at the Omni, we can still celebrate CRS together online. I look forward to seeing you all there…for CRS 2021!”

Country Radio Seminar is already releasing details surrounding the CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience program. Country music superstar, Luke Bryan, has been confirmed for the annual “CRS Artist Interview,” sponsored by BMI. Bryan will sit down for a rare and exclusive Q&A session discussing his continuous success at Country radio, and the expansion of his recording, touring, and entrepreneurial ventures. Also announced, a new-for-2021 Streaming Summit, held on Tuesday, February 16. The streaming summit will feature industry professionals and platform experts providing insights on trends, strategies, and best practices to optimize digital assets and streaming platforms. 

“Now, everybody can come to CRS,” commented CRB Executive Director RJ Curtis. “Our expanded, four-day ‘CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience’ will be an uncompromising event, providing attendees with more than 14 educational sessions, four morning networking events, three lunchtime performances, four interactive workshops, all-day networking, Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, and, for the first time in CRS history, a New Faces of Country Music® ticket with every registration.”

Early Bird Registration for CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience will open on October 28 at Noon CT / 1 p.m. ET at $149 per person and will be offered through November 4.  The registration rate will increase to $199 on November 5.  All registrations include access to the 2021 New Faces of Country Music® Show.  Registrations will be available for purchase at

A CRS360 Webinar Session will be held at 11 a.m. (CT) Wednesday, October 28, offering additional details, answering questions, and revealing more content featured at CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience. Only a limited number of slots are available for CRS360 and are based on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for the October installment of CRS360, sign up here. The Country Radio Broadcasters is taking questions in advance of the session. Inquiries must be received by close of business October 27 and can be submitted to

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