Memories worth a thousand words

Everyone needs help navigating the music business. Jenni Finlay, the celebrated radio promoter, record label owner, seasoned producer and house concert hostess as well as a published author and poet for good measure, has the answers. Evidence: Listen Up!: The Workbook for the struggling artist. The graduate of Nashville's lauded Belmont University for music business has combined her thirty years of music biz experience with advice from the gurus she's befriended along the way to put together a world of resources, tools and tips to help you. Consider it a consultation in a box - at a fraction of the price!! An easy to read 75-page PDF, you'll receive The Workbook instantly and be on your way to the NEXT STEP!!!!!


CLICK HERE to purchase.  

Jenni Finlay effortlessly shapes iconic careers. After all, her singular roster – a group including legendary songwriters James McMurtry, Mary Gauthier and Slaid Cleaves as well as rising stars Owen Temple and Caitlin Rose – consistently climbs charts. 

About Jenni

Jenni Finlay has owned and operated Jenni Finlay Promotions for more than a decade and her monthly newsletter reaches more than 30,000 readers. Finlay recently expanded into artist management with acclaimed songwriter James McMurtry. Additionally, Finlay is co-author of Kent Finlay, Dreamer: The Musical Legacy behind Cheatham Street Warehouse (Texas A&M University Press, 2016) and the poetry collection Table for One (Mezcalita Press, 2015) and Orphan Poems (Mezcalita Press, 2016).

Finlay and Brian T. Atkinson own Eight 30 Records and have co-produced Cold and Bitter Tears: The Songs of Ted Hawkins (2015), Danny Barnes' Got Myself Together (Ten Years Later) (2015) and Kent Finlay, Dreamer (2016) and Highway Prayer: A Tribute to Adam Carroll (Eight 30 Records, 2016). Finlay and Atkinson also own Burgundy Red Films and host the bi-monthly house concert series Catfish Concerts in Austin, Texas, which has showcased stellar songwriters including McMurtry, Shinyribs' Kevin Russell, Danny Barnes, David Olney Greg Trooper, Sunny Sweeney and dozens more over the past three years. 

 Listen Up! The Workbook

•  Customized promotion to International Radio

•  Album will be featured on Lone Star Music's JFP international virtual endcap

• Artist news/add dates/buzz will be featured  in the Jenni Finlay Promotions Newsletter 

•  Album will be added to JFP Airplay Direct site (for easy international radio access)

• Press Announcements and Media Blasts will be sent to all applicable press outlets to promote album, tour, and artist news.

​ • Tools will be provided to help with grassroots distribution and tours in each market

Our services

Management
Works on behalf of artist to promote artist's career and run business affairs.

Radio Promotion 
Unique, personalized promotion to Americana, Triple A, Roots, and International radio

Media Marketing and Digital Strategy
Long-term social and digital strategy campaign, promotional events, and consultation to promote artist, album and
ticket sales.


Email for full JFP Service Menu

With over 30 years of combined Music Business expertise, we're happy to help you on a consulting basis for $250/hour. We could help you put together a pretty good long term plan in just a few hours time.

The book has been turned in! Jenni Finlay and Brian T. Atkinson's Kent Finlay, Dreamer is now in the hands of our publisher, Texas A&M University Press. In the book, you'll find the best of both worlds: Jenni's intimate interviews with her father about his entire life and Brian T.'s detailed conversations with songwriters and aritsts (George Strait, Eric Johnson, Randy Rogers and nearly four dozen more) about his astounding influence. No stone remains unturned. Look for the book, a captivating tale telling the story of arguably the most influential mentor, songwriter and venue owner in Texas music history, by spring 2016.

THIS JUST IN: The star-packed Kent Finlay, Dreamer companion CD will be included in the book's first 200 copies (featuring James McMurtry, Randy Rogers and Sunny Sweeney, Slaid Cleaves, Adam Carroll, William Clark Green, Terri Hendrix, Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay, Walt Wilkins and more!) CLICK HERE for more!

Preserving our history

Kent Finlay, Dreamer

Listen Up!

Promoting our future

 ​​​​​Jenni Finlay and Brian T. Atkinson team up for:

 Consultation