Big Players only play in New York, Austin, and L.A. Right?
Not exactly. When Bruce Flohr joined Red Light Management in 2002, he came to Charlottesville, Va. He joined Coran Capshaw and a team of 10 employees. Together they managed 4 bands. In the ensuing decade, Red Light has developed into one of the most influential industry players, with hundreds of employees, dozens of bands under management, affiliated businesses, and international offices. RLM founder, Coran Capshaw, is frequently recognized as a global leader in the field, with Bruce being an international part of that growth.
In this keynote, Bruce shares his experience at Red Light and his insights on helping it grow up in Charlottesville Va. Many Red Light affiliates are innovators in their spheres, and in the past 5 years, Bruce has positioned Red Light to play an increasingly influential role in a variety of technology sectors.
Throughout his 20 years in the music business, Bruce Flohr has continuously evolved. After running the nationally recognized college radio station KCPR, Bruce joined RCA records as head of Alternative Promotion where he guided the careers of the Stone Roses, The Charlatans, Love and Rockets, and the Cowboy junkies to name a few. He then moved into a dual A&R/Marketing position at RCA and signed Dave Matthews Band, Foo Fighters, and several others.
In 2002 Bruce joined Dave Matthews Band and Coran Capshaw at Red Light Management and ATO records. Bruce serves as an A&R resource for both ATO and RLM clients, as well as handling management duties for artists such as OAR, Switchfoot, Parachute, Allen Stone and others.
Bruce is also a founding partner in music media company, GreenLight, which he started with Capshaw. GreenLight works with brands such as AMEX, Gillette, and Hyundai to build exclusive music driven campaigns. Bruce’s previous speaking engagements include Red Bull, Under Armour , RCA records , Midem, SXSW, MuseExpo, Birchbox and the Grammy Foundation among others. Lastly, Bruce works closely with many new technology companies such as Group Me, Will Call, Square, and others to help them establish traction within the music space.