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.
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 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.
Emily grew up in Northern Virginia outside of Washington, D.C. where she developed an appreciation and love for different musical genres. Her diverse vinyl record collection ranges from Otis Redding and The Beatles to Zac Brown Band and Childish Gambino. Emily was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University in Virginia, graduating with a major in Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communications and double minors in the Music Industry and British Media/Communications. She loves to travel and studied two summers in England and Ireland. Emily’s previous work was in classical, metal, pop, country, and bluegrass genres. Her varied musical tastes make Nashville the perfect home.
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.