TONS TALK: BRINGING LONDON TO NASHVILLE

Nashville is playing host to 5 of London’s buzziest artists for our TONS x AWAL Immersion week!

Join us for a cocktail hour at 6pm to welcome our UK friends, followed by a TONS Talk about how to bring our two cities closer together with some amazing creators and execs from both sides of the pond.
The Talk will be moderated by Mark Sutherland, Editor of Music Week, the UK’s leading music trade publication for over 50 years.


Tuesday, October 22
Analog @ The Hutton Hotel
Cocktails at 6pm
Talk starts at 7pm

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MEET THE PANELISTS

We’ve got quite a lineup of speakers this time around!
Take a moment to get to know them.

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Katie Fagan
Prescription Songs

Katie has developed breakout songwriters such as FRENSHIP, Soaky Siren, and Shy Girls, and has placed numerous songs over the years with artists such as Justin Bieber, Rita Ora, Tinashe, Cashmere Cat and Dua Lipa.

Matt Riley
VP of A&R, AWAL UK 

Heading up the A&R team in London, Matt has seen success in the new world of streaming with acts such as Tom Misch, Bruno Major, Rex Orange County, The Wombats, Gerry Cinnamon, Joe Hertz, The Night Cafe, Millie Turner and countless others.

Chelsea Kent
GM Nashville, Stefan Dabruck Management

Chelsea is the boots on the ground in Nashville for international exec and producer, Stefan Dabruck. Dabruck has been involved in 200 platinum and gold-certified records and singles worldwide in the past four years alone, and most recently discovered and launched the career of German DJ, Robin Schulz.

David Adcock
Artist Management & Marketing, Red Light Management - Nashville

After running campaigns for artists including Mark Ronson, Miike Snow and Calvin Harris at Sony Music / Columbia Records in London, and a stint in LA on the marketing team of American Idol, David is a new Nashville transplant that now works with artists such as Alabama Shakes, Joseph, and Rainbow Kitten Surprise at Red Light Management.

Kipp Williams
Songwriter, Prescription Songs

Kipp is a Nashville-based producer/songwriter signed to Dr. Luke’s Prescription Songs. He’s had success across multiple genres producing and writing for artists such as Echosmith and Nick Carter. 

Litany
Recording Artist, AWAL UK

Litany is an AWAL recording artist from Harrogate, England. Described by The FADER as making "Icy pop that will make you dance and cry,” her songs have been featured on BBC Radio 1 and Beats1, and she recently played the prestigious Reading and Leeds Festivals.


Henry Brill
Songwriter, Kobalt

British-born and Nashville-based, Henry is a songwriter whose credits include Jack Garratt and Rhys Lewis.