NEIL RYAN JOINS LIVESTYLE AS SVP, HEAD OF NA PRODUCTION
Today, LiveStyle announced that Neil Ryan would be joining the company as SVP and head of North American Production. Ryan has over 20 years of experience in producing live music, touring, and special events in venues across the country including his extensive work with world-renowned music festivals. Ryan will join the New York offices for his newly created position where he will have primary authority and responsibility for all LiveStyle, Inc.’s event production business and operations. Ryan comes to LiveStyle from the firm he founded and owns, NRG Productions, Inc. and worked with AEG/Goldenvoice on Coachella along with other successful tours.
UTA SIGNS COUNTRY SINGER LANCE CARPENTER
Nashville recording artist and songwriter Lance Carpenter has signed with UTA in all areas. The country music artist co-wrote “Love Me Like You Mean It,” with Kelsea Ballerini (who also performs the song), which peaked at No. 5 on the Hot Country Songs chart. Following his self-titled debut album, Carpenter released a five-track EP titled, Mustang, in 2017. Carpenter recently signed to Toby Keith’s Show Dog Records, in addition to releasing a debut duet and music video with Krystal Keith titled, “Anyone Else.” Carpenter will continue to be represented by Mandi Dixon of Mandolin Entertainment and Austen Adams of Dickinson Wright.
KATE NASH ANNOUNCES 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
British musician Kate Nash is making a triumphant return to the stage with a North American tour beginning April 4 at Imperial in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Yesterday Was Forever tour will be in support of Nash’s fourth studio album Yesterday Was Forever out March 30. Nash will tour for three weeks across North America with her all-female band and conclude the tour on May 2 at Irving Plaza in New York. Check out her wonderfully campy video for first single “Drink About You” here.