MusicRow is proud to announce that Ali Harnell, Senior Vice President at AEG Live, will be the featured speaker for the fifth annual Rising Women on the Row breakfast on Friday, April 8, at 8:30 a.m. at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Guests will be treated to insights from Harnell during a conversation with MusicRow Publisher/Owner Sherod Robertson.
A special performance will also be given by Capitol Records Nashville rising star Mickey Guyton.
As previously announced, the 2016 Rising Women honorees are: Abbey Adams, Senior Creative Director, A&R – Sony/ATV Music Publishing; Amanda Cates, Head of Marketing and Digital Strategy – Maverick Nashville; Cris Lacy, VP, A&R – Warner Music Nashville; Leslie Roberts, Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations – BMI; and Risha Rodgers, Partner – WME.
Tickets for the 2016 event are sold out. With any Rising Women on the Row inquiries, please contact Eric at [email protected].
Harnell has managed the Southeast region for AEG Live, overseeing all aspects of bookings and operations as well as national touring activity for Sugarland, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes, and others since 2004. She is co-creator of and curates talent for the international country music festival C2C.
In 2014 Harnell was named Promoter of the Year for IEBA, made Billboard‘s prestigious Top 50 Women in Music annual list the past two years as well as Nashville Business Journal’s Women in Music City list. In 2015 she was nominated CMA Promoter of the Year and listed as a Nashville Power Player by Billboard.
In addition to her position at AEG Live, she is artist co-manager for The Shadowboxers and Kristian Bush. Philanthropically over the past few years, she chaired Magdalene/Thistle Farms annual fundraiser, was TJ Martell’s Ambassador of the Year, and has produced the annual All For The Hall benefit concerts in Nashville since 2009.
Memberships include Board President, NACPA; Vice President, IEBA; Lifebeat/Music Fights AIDS; ACM; and CMA.
City National Bank is the Presenting Sponsor for the 2016 Rising Women on the Row.
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