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Agents

Keith Case / President / Agent

Music industry veteran Keith Case has presented the finest acts in bluegrass and roots music for over thirty years with a professional career that began in Denver , CO in 1970. As a talent agent, manager and promoter he has represented legendary singer-songwriters and musicians (John Hartford, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Nashville Bluegrass Band) and has been instrumental in breaking notable new acts that went on to amass both popular and critical acclaim (Alison Krauss and Union Station, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Robert Earl Keen). His booking agency, Keith Case & Associates, is Nashville ’s premiere traditional music agency and continues to present the foremost artists which lead the genre.

 

Lee Olsen / Vice-President / Agent

Growing up in Pennsylvania, Lee Olsen began a career in music playing mandolin in his own bluegrass band, Whetstone Run, for fifteen years. He later formed his own talent agency, Lee Olsen & Associates, representing such acts as the Fairfield Four (whom he also manages), Red Clay Ramblers and The Seldom Scene, among others. Joining Keith Case & Associates in 1989, Lee was named Vice President of the company in 1995.

 

John Everhart / Agent

John grew up in the hills of East Tennessee, Cleveland that is. A music lover since first hearing one of his parents’ Elvis 45’s at a young age, John headed to Athens and the University of Georgia for college to be in the middle of a vibrant music scene. After college, John helped grow a successful music festival in his hometown and ran his own booking agency, Wheelhouse Artists, for several years working with artists such as The Biscuit Burners, Shannon Whitworth, and John Reischman & the Jaybirds. Nothing has been more exciting than finding out he and his wife Lou were going to be parents. They just celebrated their son Harrison’s fourth birthday.

 

 

Staff

Andrew Bestick / Agent Assistant

A Southern California native with a lifelong passion for live music, Andrew now calls Nashville home.  After a detour into the world of professional poker, Andrew decided the music industry was the path for him. His previous experience includes time spent working with Paradigm Talent Agency and Big Picnic Records.  When not enjoying the incredible live music that music city has to offer, he can be found playing just about any pick up sport.

Alessandra Young / Agent Assistant

Born in New Jersey to a musical theater father and a dancing mother, Alessandra has lived in the entertainment world her whole life. She studied Public Relations at SUNY New Paltz until transferring to Belmont University to study Music Business. Alessandra co-founded a concert series called Little Light Shows, bringing bands into the living rooms of local Nashvillians. Apart from going out to see great bands, her favorite thing is when she can sleep in on a rainy Sunday with her cat, Lina.

Alannah Rudd / Agent Assistant / Office Manager

Three years shy of being a native Nashvillian, Alannah grew up on Loretta Lynn, Led Zeppelin, James Taylor, and Alison Krauss.  Alannah’s previous work experience includes internships at The Historic Ryman Auditorium and Dualtone Music Group as well as a Royalty Assistant & Accounting Services position at Bluewater Music.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications / Recording Industry Management with a minor in Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University .  Not much has been more fulfilling than raising her gargantuan dog, Hambone.

Blue Highway Announces Gaven Largent as New Member

Blue Highway has influenced two decades of musicians since the band premiered in December 1994 — from “The Voice” contestant and Knoxville teen Emily Ann Roberts who recently cited Blue Highway as one of her first musical influences, to the 19-year old phenom the respected powerhouse band has just announced as its new member. Blue […]

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KCA Artists Welcomes Radney Foster, The Lonely Heartstring Band, and The Campbell Brothers To Roster

Radney Foster For 30 years, Foster has thrived as a songwriter, recording artist, live performer and producer. His songs—solo, with Foster and Lloyd and recorded by other artists—have topped the country, Americana, and AAA charts alike. At the same time, he’s earned the respect of his peers and a devoted audience as intent on listening as […]

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Congratulations To Our Grammy Nominees!

We would like to congratulate Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley for their nomination in Best Bluegrass Album for Before The Sun Goes Down on Compass Records. We would also like to congratulate The Fairfield Four for their nomination in Best Roots Gospel Album with Still Rockin’ My Soul on Fairfield Four Records. Best of luck to you all! […]

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KCA Artists Welcomes SHEL to Roster!

Nashville, TN – November 13, 2015 – KCA Artists is pleased to announce the addition of SHEL to our roster! SHEL is the acronym for the four sisters names: Sarah on violin, Hannah on keyboards, Eva on mandolin, and Liza on drums, djembe and beatboxing. SHEL’s forthcoming sophomore LP will be released on Dave Stewart’s new label, Dave Stewart Entertainment, in the Spring of […]

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Steep Canyon Rangers’ New Album Radio to be Released August 28 on Rounder Records

TITLE TRACK PREMIERE ON  THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Video Premieres: “Radio” – Paste Magazine “Blow Me Away” –  No Depression Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers’ highly anticipated new album, RADIO, will be released August 28 on Rounder Records and can now be pre-ordered via Amazon. Produced by Jerry Douglas (John Oates, Alison Krauss, Béla Fleck), the album’s title […]

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The HillBenders Announce the Release of Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry Critics Praise the Project at SXSW and Folk Alliance

Out June 2nd on Compass Records  Watch the video for “Tommy’s Holiday Camp/Eyesight to the Blind” Exclusively Available Via Billboard.com  “The HillBenders…proved to be the perfect group to execute this “Whograss” concept” –Rolling Stone, “50 Best Things We Saw at SXSW”  “Ambitiously and audaciously rendered…Well worth standing in the rain to hear.” –Gary Graff, Billboard  […]

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The Honeycutters Release Me Oh My via Organic Records!

“There are a lot of worthy and compelling Americana singer-songsters and bands out there right now, it’s a rich landscape. But The Honeycutters, fronted by Amanda Platt is surely a wonder to behold. The band just sounds so darn good and makes a style of country music that always makes me feel good, even when […]

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New Albums from The Fairfield Four & The McCrary Sisters!

  Two brand new albums hit the streets today from The Fairfield Four & The McCrary Sisters!  Do yourself a favor, and be sure to pick up a copy of each!: The Fairfield Four: Still Rockin’ My Soul: http://smarturl.it/StillRockinMySoul [Fairfield Four Records | Distribution by Thirty Tigers, Sony Red, and Provident] The McCrary Sisters: http://smarturl.it/Lets-Go [McC Records […]

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The HillBenders Present The Who’s TOMMY: A Bluegrass Opry

“Ever since I was a young boy I played the silver ball” Maybe not your standard bluegrass lyric, but a line known by all the world from the biggest rock opera of all time, The Who’s Tommy. 45 years after its original release, this classic of classic rock has now been fully realized as a […]

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The Fairfield Four – Pre-Order Still Rockin’ My Soul NOW on PledgeMusic!

Pre-Order Still Rockin’ My Soul NOW on PledgeMusic!  The Fairfield Four is back in action!  The group just launched a PledgeMusic Campaign where you may pre-order the brand new album, Still Rockin’ My Soul, as well as check out exclusive items: autographed CDs, photos, the group’s signature overalls, and legacy items such as rare 78’s and […]

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