Fontana Ups John Nutcher To Dir./Tour Marketing, Links With AudioStreet
April 1, 2008 at 1:43 PM (PT)
UMG indie branch FONTANA DISTRIBUTION has promoted JOHN NUTCHER to Dir./Tour Marketing. In this newly created position, NUTCHER will work closely with FONTANA’s distributed labels, artists and those of UMGD in all areas of tour promotion and marketing.
"There’s no one better on our front lines leading this area than JOHN," EVP/GM RON SPAULDING. "His knowledge of the touring landscape and understanding of what it takes to promote and market a band these days are invaluable as we continue to expand the label services we are offering our partners.
Fontana Drives To AudioStreet
Also, FONTANA and AUDIOSTREET.NET, one of the web’s leading independent music communities, have partnered to offer unique promotional initiatives for AUDIOSTREET's 500,000 independent artists and over 500,000 registered members. The site will regularly feature FONTANA artists on its home page and elsewhere on the site. AUDIOSTREET.NET will be a source of FONTANA news, music and tour info, and artist content.
AUDIOSTREET’s independent artists who appear on the site’s "A&R Radar" chart will have the chance to be discovered by labels distributed by FONTANA. AUDIOSTREET and FONTANA will jointly run select promotions and contests for unsigned artists over the course of the partnership. Artists on AUDIOSTREET come from each of the 50 states and 198 countries.