Lyric Street Restructures, 'Shuttering' Carolwood
Ettinger, Palmer Both Move To Lyric Street
November 3, 2009 at 9:12 AM (PT)
LYRIC STREET/CAROLWOOD RECORDS/NASHVILLE Pres. RANDY GOODMAN has announced a restructuring of the Group’s imprints, "shuttering" the one-year old CAROLWOOD RECORDS, with some of its staff and artists moving over to LYRIC STREET.
CAROLWOOD's Co-National JOHN ETTINGER will lead the LYRIC STREET Regional Staff as Sr. National Director. CHRIS PALMER, also a Co-National Director for CAROLWOOD, will also join the LYRIC STREET Regional staff, along with RENEE LEYMON, NEDA TOBIN, THERESA FORD, MICHELLE TYRELL and KRIS LAMB. ETTINGER will report to LYRIC STREET VP/Promotion KEVIN HERRING.
CAROLWOOD Promotion Coordinator KATIE McCARTNEY will segue to Sales/Marketing, while current LYRIC STREET Promotions Coordinator JACKIE SCHWARZ will continue in that role for the LYRIC STREET staff.
VP/Promotional Marketing DALE TURNER will continue in his current role, also reporting to HERRING, and supported by Coordinator LANDON MORGAN.
CAROLWOOD staffers DAVE COLLINS (480- 223-8337), TRUDIE DANIELL (770) 843-2858 and STEPHANIE KESHE (615) 418-3519), will immediately exit the imprint.
As for CAROLWOOD artists, LOVE and THEFT and TRENT TOMLINSON will be folded into the LYRIC STREET stable.
About the restructuring, RANDY GOODMAN stated: "I am very optimistic that this newly organized, aggregated team will bring new focus and energy to our entire staff and roster and thus have great expectations that they will be the catalyst for resetting us towards better serving our artists and radio partners while achieving our cost goals.”
The newly consolidated LYRIC STREET roster includes RASCAL FLATTS, SHeDAISY, BUCKY COVINGTON, SARAH BUXTON, plus developing artists RUBY SUMMER, TYLER DICKERSON, KEVIN FOWLER and The PARKS, plus LOVE and THEFT and TRENT TOMLINSON.
For further info, contact CINDY HEATH at (615) 963-4865 or firstname.lastname@example.org.