Industry Ink: FBMM, Music Health Alliance, Making The Music

FBMM Promotes Two

Entertainment business management firm Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy has promoted Tripp King and Rhea Santos to senior account assistants.

“We’re proud to recognize Tripp’s and Rhea’s remarkable contributions and dedication to our firm with this promotion, and look forward to watching them grow with the clients they serve,” said Julie Boos, business manager and owner of FBMM. “We are proud to have Tripp and Rhea representing FBMM day in and day out with the excellent work they do for our clients.”

King joined FBMM in February 2018 with nearly four years of experience in project management. Prior to joining FBMM, King worked as the community development manager for Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, where he served as a direct contact for key Williamson County stakeholders, implemented an enhanced VIP festival experience, and oversaw various on-site activations.

Santos began working for FBMM in August 2016. Before coming to FBMM, Santos worked as a music intern for Creative Artists Agency in Nashville, where she issued contracts for clients, submitted deposit reports and assisted the sponsorships department with client-brand partnerships. She also interned for Degy Entertainment and Santander Arena and Performing Arts Center in Reading, Pennsylvania.


Music Health Alliance Sets Informational Workshops For October

Music Health Alliance, a nonprofit committed to assisting music industry members with various medical and health insurance needs, will hold two free workshops in October. On Oct. 24, a Medicare 101 seminar will be held from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. CT at BMI’s Nashville office (10 Music Sq. E.). Music Health Alliance COO and and Certified Senior Advisor® Shelia Shipley-Biddy will provide information about senior aging needs, answer questions about Medicare, and explain other healthcare options for music professionals 65 or older.

On Oct. 29, a “What The Health” seminar will be held from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. CT at BMI’s Nashville office (10 Music Sq. E). The workshop is designed to answer questions related to health insurance, such as “What are my options for health insurance in 2020?” “Will there be subsidy to reduce my premiums?” “What if I can’t afford insurance?” Music Health Alliance CEO/Founder Tatum Allsep will explain open enrollment and options for 2020.

To RSVP to either event, call Erin Lancaster, Music Health Alliance Manager of Office and Client Services, 615-200-6896.


Deana Carter To Lead “Making The Music” Benefit Concert

Artist-songwriter Deana Carter will lead “Making the Music: Legends & Legacies,” an evening of music that also features Matraca Berg, Krystal Keith and Allie Colleen. The event takes place Oct. 25 at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon, Tennessee. Tickets are $40 each, with seating for an eight-top table costing $350. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 7 p.m. Concessions will be available. For tickets, visit or email [email protected]

The evening will benefit the Keith Edmonds Foundation, which raises money and develops programs to aid abused children.


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