Thirty Tigers Hires Kim Buie To Run The A&R Department
September 12, 2011 at 10:05 AM (PT)
Music industry veteran and A&R executive KIM BUIE has joined NASHVILLE-based artist management company THIRTY TIGERS to run the A&R department BUIE joins THIRTY TIGERS with management client JESSIE BAYLIN, who will be releasing her album “Little Spark on JANUARY 17th. BUIE was previously at LOST HIGHWAY for seven years, heading the A&R department.
“It’s an honor to have KIM joining our team. She’s the perfect fit, bringing both immense business acumen and great creative sensibilities,” said President DAVID MACIAS.
"Leaving LOST HIGHWAY was one of the hardest decisions of my career, " Kim said, "but as our industry changes, it became time for me to be part of that change. Joining THIRT TIGERS is enabling me to do what I love -- to work closely with the art. It also allows me to work with artists in a different way, by empowering them to build and control the lion share of their business, and that excites me.”
THIRT TIGERS is a 10-year-old company that provides project management for their clients, as well as publicity services, radio promotion, new media marketing services, financial modeling and distribution through SONY’s RED. THIRTY TIGERS clients have included KATHY MATTEA, THE AVETT BROTHERS, FLOGGING MOLLY, THOSE DARLINS, TRAMPLED BY TURTLES, JAMES MCMURTRY, DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS, PATTERSON HOOD, ELIZABETH COOK, TODD SNIDER, BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN, BILLY JOE SHAVER, JASON BOLAND, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALL STARS, JASON ISBELL and JAKE SHIMABUKURO.
KIM BUIE can be contacted at (615) 664-1167 or email@example.com.