Industry Ink: ACM Lifting Lives, Webster PR, Third Coast Talent

ACM Lifting Lives Gets Donation From Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Pictured (L-R): Stoney’s Rockin’ Country Marketing Manager Jeff “Toad” Higginbotham; Academy of Country Music SVP, Operations and Events Erick Long; Academy of Country Music CEO Pete Fisher; Stoney’s Rockin’ Country Founder and Owner Chris Lowden

Reps from Stoney’s Rockin’ Country recently stopped by the Academy of Country Music office in Los Angeles with a surprise $17,819 contribution to the ACM Lifting Lives program from the ACM Party for a Cause events held in March and April in Las Vegas. Ticket proceeds from the Stoney’s Rockin’ Country events, including the ACM After Party for a Cause at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country and the ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party presented by Country Rebel, will serve ACM Lifting Lives’ ongoing mission to improve lives through the power of music.


Webster Public Relations Inks Deal With Frank Foster

Frank Foster has signed with Webster Public Relations for publicity representation. The Louisiana native and former oil field worker has has had two Top 10 debuting albums (“Rhythm and Whiskey,” “Boots On the Ground”) and sold over 125,000 albums, 325,000 singles and has over 7.5 million YouTube views.

“Frank has been able to build so much of his career essentially on his own,” said Kirt Webster. “I’m excited to see what we can accomplish together!”


Third Coast Talent Signs Dion Pride

Dion Pride, son of country legend Charley Pride, has inked with Third Coast Talent for representation. Pride began playing classical and modern piano when he was eight, drums at 10, bass at 12, and started performing at 14. He has played lead guitar for his father and entertained our troops on USO tours in Panama, Honduras, Guantanamo Bay and the island of Antigua. He has sung and performed for audiences around the world in countries like England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada and all across the U.S.


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