Industry Signings: Absolute Publicity, C2 Media Relations, Spin Doctors Music Group

Absolute Publicity Adds Lari White

Pictured (L-R): Lari White, Absolute Publicity’s Don Murry Grubbs.

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Lari White has signed with Absolute Publicity for PR representation.

“We are very proud to welcome the great Lari White on-board as she enters her 25th year in the music business,” says Absolute Publicity President Don Murry Grubbs. “Singer, songwriter, producer, actress, author… she’s done it all. Lari’s upcoming release is her first in 13 years and after listening I can tell you it’s well worth the wait!”

Absolute Publicity is handling public relations for White’s upcoming double-disc EP, Old Friends, New Loves. The new project is slated for a Feb. 10 release with pre-sale orders available now at iTunes, Amazon and


C2 Media Relations Adds Andy Buckner

Andy Buckner

Recording artist Andy Buckner has been added to the C2 Media Relations roster. The 24-year-old’s gritty, soulful voice can be heard in 13 songs featured on FX’s Justified and Season 9 of NBC’s The Voice.

The C2 Media Relations roster also includes Smithfield, Lonestar, Trick Pony, Lucy Angel, Music City Light, CountryFlo Music Festival and more.


Spin Doctors Music Group’s SMG Records Adds Rutledge


Spin Doctors Music Group has signed Virginia-based band Rutledge to their artist roster on SMG Records.

Rutledge includes Adam Rutledge serving as lead vocalist and guitarist. Rutledge has shared the stage with many national acts including Lee Brice, Montgomery Gentry, Old Dominion, Brothers Osborne, LoCash, Eli Young Band, Cassadee Pope, David Nail, Rodney Atkins, Laura Alaina, and more.

“We’re excited about the new sound Rutledge brings to country radio and they will be a good fit for our SMG label roster; watch out for this group…they will be a force to reckon with,” said Al Brock, President/CEO of The Spin Doctors Music Group.

Spin Doctors Music Group was founded in 2010 as a radio promotion company, and has since evolved into an artist/label services company, with divisions including Spin Doctors Promotions, SMG Records, Next Generation Artist Management, Riverfront Promotions, Mockingbird Touring and Tour Support, and Next Generation Marketing. SDMG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brock Entertainment Inc.


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