Barry Yarbrough Births Brown Bear

Label, distrib vet starts marketing firm.

Music industry veteran Barry Yarbrough has opened Brown Bear Music Marketing in Nashville. The company will partner with independent labels and will either consult or oversee their sales, marketing and distribution efforts for country and Americana artists.

Most recently, Yarbrough was director of sales and marketing for Koch Records in Nashville. Prior to that, his career included stints at UNI Distribution, MCA Records and ABC Records.