Industry Ink: APA, PLA Media, Studio2Bee, Legend Entertainment

APA Signs Doug Seegers

Photo Caption (L to R): Robby Cox, BMG; Jeff Howard and Matthew Rutledge, APA; Kos Weaver, BMG; Amber Williams, Beaucoup Media; Steve Lassiter, APA; Jimmy Bynum, Manager; Seegers; Matt McGuire, Brooke Ivey, Joe Kappelmann, Chris Looney, Frank Wing, Adam Vodofsky, Chris Gaulke and Jeff Hill, APA. Photo: APA

Led by APA Worldwide Music Co-Heads Steve Lassiter (Nashville) and Steve Martin (New York), APA Talent Agency has signed BMG singer-songwriter Doug Seegers for tour representation. In support of his current album, A Story I Got To TellSeegers is touring coast to coast in Scandinavia throughout July and August and will entertain in nearly 40 different venues.


PLA Media Adds Mark O’Connor To Roster

Photo Credit: John David Pittman

Mark O’Connor has joined the PLA Media Roster. PLA also reps the Johnny Cash Museum, Patsy Cline Museum and Tina Turner Museum, Jesse Rice and Gary Morris.

“I’ve known Pam Lewis since we both moved to Nashville during the 1980s and became a big part of that great era in music. It’s been wonderful to re-connect around my new band’s efforts including some work with Zac Brown. Both New Frontier Touring and PLA Media believes that my band of family members has something very special to share, and I certainly agree with that!” O’Connor says.


Butch Waugh and Skip Bishop’s Studio2Bee Signs Rayne Johnson

Pictured (L-R): Butch Waugh (Studio2Bee Entertainment), Rayne Johnson, Skip Bishop (Studio2Bee Entertainment), and Mark Liggett (Legend Entertainment). Photo: Glen Rose

Studio2Bee Entertainment—an artist development and entertainment company helmed by Butch Waugh and Skip Bishop— has announced the signing of country newcomer Rayne Johnson. Johnson has released “Front Seat,” the first national release from his forthcoming EP.

Additionally, Studio2Bee Entertainment announces a new partnership with Mark Liggett, CEO of Legend Entertainment, based on a shared belief in Rayne’s musical gifts and undeniable talent. Liggett is best known for his breakthrough work with superstars Queen, The Bee Gees, Billy Idol, and many more.


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