Industry Ink: Good Company Entertainment, Brett Young, Katherine Forbes, Stout Burgers & Beers

Keith Gale, Jake Owen Celebrate New Venture

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Pictured (L-R): Jake Owen, Keith Gale

As previously reported, Keith Gale has teamed with Jake Owen to form a new management venture, Good Company Entertainment.

In the new venture, Gale will serve as Owen’s manager, while Jon Andolina, Director/Tour Marketing & Sponsorships, handles day-to-day management responsibilities for Owen. Greg Fowler will continue as Owen’s tour manager. Gale can be reached at his new post at 1033 16th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212. His new email is [email protected].


Music Execs Team For Restaurant Venture


Several music industry members have invested in a Brentwood, Tennessee restaurant called Stout Burgers and Beers.

Songwriter Andrew Fromm, Madison House’s Jordan Burger, Combustion Music’s Chris Van Belkom, artist manager Chris Allen, booking agent Tom Kemp, and CMT’s Paul Logan have all invested in the new venture. Stout also has restaurants in Los Angeles and Louisville. Also part of the venture are Fitz & The Tantrums member Noelle Scaggs, and songwriter Bart Allmand.

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Brett Young Visits NASH FM Studios In NYC

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Brett Young stopped by the NASH FM 94.7 studios in New York City yesterday to chat with Jesse Addy. Young will return to the city in a few months on Luke Bryan’s Kill the Lights Tour, which stops at Madison Square Garden on March 1. While at NASH Brett performed “In Case You Didn’t Know,” a song off his self-titled debut album out Feb. 10.


Katherine Forbes Launches Female Musician Networking Site

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Katherine Forbes has launched an online platform called Music Biz Besties to create a community to connect female musicians and industry leaders. Forbes created the site, which features personal profile pages, to help foster industry relationships beyond social media.

Music Biz Besties also offers educational resources including a free online course, webinar trainings, a three-part educational video series, and her new signature online marketing course.

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