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Tim McGraw switches management

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 – Tim McGraw switched management, going from a Nashville team, to one based in Los Angeles that also includes Phish and the Dave Matthews Band.

McGraw is going to Red Light Management artist roster of Coran Capshaw. A press release described McGraw "as Capshaw's primary focus" along with Phish and Matthews. "I am very impressed with the level of resources and creativity that Coran brings to the table," says McGraw. "I have been blessed with an incredible career and look forward to breaking new ground with him."

"I'm honored to have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with a visionary artist such as Tim," said Capshaw, founder and owner of Red Light Management. "He's a leader who shares our entrepreneurial spirit, a natural pioneer who embraces the cutting edge in everything he does."

McGraw had been with Scott Siman at RPM Management in Nashville for many years.

Red Light Management was founded in 1991 by Capshaw at the beginning of his 18-year role as the personal manager of Dave Matthews Band. Sister company Starr Hill Presents promotes live music on a regional and national level, and together with its partners, Starr Hill Presents produces large-scale music festivals nationwide including Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, San Francisco's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival and the Mile High Music Festival in Denver. The fully independent ATO Records Group, co-founded by Capshaw and including its namesake label and the TBD Records label, also exists alongside Red Light Management.


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