Mgmt roster includes Dido, Arvil Lavigne, Sum 41.

Nettwerk Music Group, the independent record label and management company, is opening a Nashville office this month. The Vancouver-based company currently also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Boston and London.

Artists repped by Nettwerk's management arm include Avril Lavigne, Barenaked Ladies, Dido, Sarah McLachlan, Sixpence None The Richer, Jars of Clay, Sum 41, Stereophonics and Abigail Washburn. Artists signed to Nettwerk labels include Old Crow Medicine Show, the Finn Brothers, the Be Good Tanyas and Washburn.

The company will launch its Nashville office with a party Oct. 27 which will feature performances by Guster, Jars of Clay, Griffin House and Washburn and is open to the public. The public will also be welcome on a daily basis in the company's Nashville office, where kiosks will be set up for them to create mix CDs of songs from both label and management artists.