Buddy Lee Attractions

  1. Kevin Neal on Leaving Buddy Lee for WME: ‘Time To Move On’

    May 15, 2014 11:25 AM EDT Kevin Neal’s resignation as president of venerable independent Nashville booking agency Buddy Lee Attractions to become a partner at William Morris Endeavor’ s Nashville office may have occurred at "hyper speed," as Neal puts it, but ne ...

  2. Why Everyone On the Florida Georgia Line Case Study Panel at the Touring Conference Was Grinning Ear-To-Ear (And It Wasn't Just the Fireball)

    November 16, 2013 10:06 PM EST Attendees of Billboard’s Touring Conference couldn’t have asked for a better artist development case study than Florida Georgia Line. How this year the duo went from virtual unknowns to having the longest running No. 1 of all-time on the Hot Cou ...

  3. Jason Alden is the Leader of the New School

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Jason Aldean's trademark blend of Country basics and rock attitude has put him at the front of a new country scene and moved him to multiplatinum stadium status. hatever its original purpose, the out-building at Jason Aldean's sprawling ...

  4. Shooter Jennings, AEG and Paradigm Execs to Talk Touring at Billboard Country Music Summit Panels

    May 16, 2012 7:00 AM EDT A pair of sessions will examine the role of touring in the country music business at the 3rd Annual Billboard Country Music Summit, June 4-5 at the newly-renovated Cannery Ballroom in Nashville. The Summit is presented in association with the Coun ...

  5. Farm Aid: Making a Difference Since 1985

    November 29, 2011 8:02 AM EST With Music Business Support, Farm Aid's Main Players: Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson Leave Impact This is what the music business has long known about Farm Aid: On one day, each year, since 1985, Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  6. Video: Jason Aldean and His Team Describe Their Long Road to Success at Billboard Country Summit

    June 06, 2011 8:12 PM EDT Jason Aldean (center) with Andrew P. Kintz, CFP, Managing Director, SunTrust Bank (left) and Billboard's Ray Waddell (right) at the Keynote Artist Development Case Study panel (Photo: Beth Gwinn) As exhaustively detailed in the cover story of ...

  7. Jason Aldean: The Billboard Cover Story

    June 06, 2011 11:38 AM EDT Days before embarking on a critical run of amphitheater shows that will solidify his major-league touring status, Jason Aldean shows no signs of stress. Why should he? He's out in the barn -- his "man cave"-- at home, south of Nas ...

  8. Kenny Chesney to Sit for Q&A at Billboard Country Music Summit

    April 19, 2011 10:33 AM EDT Country superstar Kenny Chesney will sit down for a candid Superstar Q&A at the second annual Billboard Country Music Summit in association with the Country Music Association (CMA). The event, set to take place in Nashville on June 6-7 at the ...

  9. Carrie Underwood For Superstar Q&A At Billboard's Country Music Summit

    March 22, 2011 12:55 PM EDT Billboard has announced that multi-platinum-selling country artist Carrie Underwood will participate in the Superstar Q&A at the second annual Billboard Country Music Summit in association with the Country Music Association. The event, set to ...

  10. New Show-Me Fest Hires Conway Entertainment Group

    January 28, 2011 4:24 PM EST Contracts were finalized on Wednesday for Nashville-based Conway Entertainment Group to produce a new festival, the Show-Me Music & Arts Festival in Springfield, Mo., Billboard.biz has learned. CEG is helmed by CEO Tony Conway, longtime presid ...

  11. Buddy Lee Attractions Acquires Peck's DNA

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based independent booking agency Buddy Lee Attractions (BLA) has acquired Florida-based Diversified National Artists Agency (DNA). As part of the deal, DNA founder Steve Peck will join BLA's team in Nashville. In his new role, veter ...

  12. Fantasma's Peck Launches DNA

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Live Nation's acquisition of Fantasma Productions, Steve Peck, responsible agent for the artists of Fantasma Tours International, Fantasma's booking division, has opened Diversified National Artists (DNA). Lori Stoll, wido ...

  13. Lee Launches 360 Artist Agency

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joey Lee's departure as CEO from Buddy Lee Attractions, the Nashville-based independent booking agency, was one of the worst-kept secrets on Music Row. Now Lee has resurfaced with his own company, 360 Artist Agency, with a roster that's ...