Mark Montgomery

  1. Amanda Palmer Changes the Way Albums are Funded Through Kickstarter

    June 13, 2012 7:20 PM EDT You may have missed it, but music business history was made May 30 when singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer raised $1 million in less than a month for an album no one has heard. She did this on Kickstarter, an online platform that has helped thousands ...

  2. 'Follow the Money' Panel Says 'Fans Are the Investors' at Billboard Country Summit

    June 04, 2012 3:11 PM EDT (L-R): Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples, Broken Bow Records Legal Counsel/CFO Paul Brown, artist Mike Farris, FLO {thinkery} founder Mark Montgomery, Bigger Picture Group CEO David Robkin, and Y Entertainment CEO Rick Stevens. (Photo: Michae ...

  3. This Week In Music: FLO Thinkery's Mark Montgomery Gives Artists Career Advice

    March 29, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Mark Montgomery founded FLO Thinkery as a way to help solve many of the problems that businesses encounter, and as an investor in the Artist Growth mobile app he's recognized one of the solutions to the problem of building a career through mu ...

  4. Backbeat: Vince Gill, Steve Winwood, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at Artist Growth Launch Party

    February 06, 2012 5:10 PM EST Nashville's music and entrepreneur worlds met under the vaulted ceilings of the Country Music Hall of Fame lobby on Jan. 17 to celebrate the launch of Artist Growth and be entertained by country legend Cowboy Jack Clement . Artist Growth has ...

  5. Nashville Music Council Sets Goal Of Being Global Music Capital

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Nashville Music Council, a 50-person-strong collection of industry leaders, assembled with Mayor Karl Deal on Tuesday to present its goals for making Nashville a global music capital. "Simply put, Nashville has the potential to be the epi ...

  6. @SXSW: Winning Strategies For Direct-To-Fan Sales and Marketing

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Panel : "Your Fans Are Your Livelihood" Participants : Glenn Peoples (Billboard), Ethan Bessey, (manager of Band of Heathens), Mark Montgomery (Claritas Capital), Patrick Faucher (Nimbit), Brian Peterson (Bandbox) Four experts on direct- ...

  7. Ticketmaster Buys Echomusic Stake

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has clinched a deal to acquire a majority stake in echomusic, the Nashville-based entertainment marketing company specializing in branding, Web development, online advertising and sponsorship campaigns, and the digital distribution of ...

  8. AMA Names 10 New Board Members

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Americana Music Assn. has elected 10 new members to its board of directors. The Americana Music Assn. has elected 10 new members to its board of directors. Joining the board are: Grant Alden, No Depression magazine (in the publications categor ...