Charles Dorris Launches Two Agencies
August 21, 2009 at 12:15 PM (PT)
Music veteran CHARLES DORRIS announced the launch of two new companies TODAY (8/21): CDA CONSULTING and CHARLES DORRIS & ASSOCIATES.
CDA CONSULTING will focus on live events, artist growth strategies, brand enhancement, tour sponsorships and connecting to the family friendly and faith based marketplace. The company’s initial consulting clients include WORLD VISION, ITICKETS, EXECUTIVE MUSIC GROUP, syndicated columnist JOHN ROSEMOND, GRACE PRODUCTIONS and PSALM 98 PRODUCTIONS.
DORRIS has also formed CHARLES DORRIS & ASSOCIATES. This company will serve as a booking agency that will represent special events, project-oriented tours and select artists. Veteran agent JILL FETTERS joins the agency to coordinate booking activity. FETTERS was most recently agent for ANNIE MOSES BAND. Initial clients include INTEGRITY’S “DEEPER WORSHIP” tour, featuring PAUL BALOCHE, BRIAN DOERKSEN and KATHRYN SCOTT, HEATHER PAYNE (formerly with POINT OF GRACE), MARK HARRIS, RONNIE MILSAP, MARILYN McCOO & BILLY DAVIS, JR., BILLY MILLER, CARPENTER & MAY and ANNIE MOSES BAND. Other signings are being finalized and will be announced soon.
“Live music and events are key revenue streams for artists, promoters and others. Many entities want to maximize income from this lucrative area and are seeking input. CDA CONSULTING offers guidance and strategic analysis in helping music and entertainment clients determine and achieve their goals,” said DORRIS.
DORRIS was most recently Sr. VP and Head of Christian Music for the WILLIAM MORRIS AGENCY. He has been involved in the careers of such genre leading artists as SWITCHFOOT, KIRK FRANKLIN, STEVEN CURTIS, CHAPMAN, CECE WINANS, 4HIM, POINT OF GRACE, JACI VELASQUEZ, SANDI PATTY, REBA McENTIRE, RANDY TRAVIS, DIAMOND RIO and RONNIE MILSAP among others.
The companies are located at CHARLES DORRIS & ASSOCIATES, LLC, THE MAXX CENTRE, 277 Mallory Station Road, Suite 130, FRANKLIN, TN 37067. The phone number is (615) 236-1684 and the fax number is (615) 236-3000. More information can be found at www.charlesdorrisandassociates.com.