Darren Bessette Band Inks Record Deal With Hypermedia Nashville
The Darren Bessette Band, hailing from Boston, Massachusetts has inked a record deal with independent Nashville record label Hypermedia Nashville owned by hit songwriter Max T. Barnes. Label mates include Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare, Foster & Allen, Jon Christopher Davis and more. The band is gearing up for multiple breakout projects and announcements to come and continue to tour throughout the Northeast.
117 Entertainment Group handles publicity for the label and will, in turn, represent the Darren Bessette Band for exclusive PR representation. DBB, made up of Darren Bessette, Maddy Fontaine, Spencer Hargis, Mike Paolucci, Matt Fetters and Sean Fitzgerald has built a strong following by mainly touring in and around New England.
"The band and I are honored to be a part of the Hypermedia and 117 Entertainment families. We're incredibly excited to bring our music to a broader audience, thanks to the support of our amazing fans in New England," said lead singer Darren Bessette.
"This band has powerful harmonies, a kickin' stage show, hot pickers and killer singers, every label's dream. This is going to be a blast!" added Max T. Barnes, President of Hypermedia Nashville.
"You need to know about the Darren Bessette Band because they are New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fans! All kidding aside, these guys and gal are the real deal. They've built up an amazing following in the Northeast and will be a force to be reckoned with in country music. #TightHarmonies," said Zach Farnum, President of 117 Entertainment Group.
"I have had the honor and privilege of working with the Darren Bessette Band for many years. I am so excited for the opportunity to bring them on board at Hypermedia Nashville!" said Jacy Valeras, VP of Marketing.
Darren Bessette Band Upcoming Tour Dates
Sep. 29 - Shriners Auditorium - Wilmington, MA
Sep. 30 - Northern Outdoors - Forks, ME
Oct. 1 - Hometown Diner Classic Car Event - Rindge, NH
Oct. 7 - Eagles - Gardner, MA
Oct. 19 - Toby Keith's Bar and Grill - Foxboro, MA
Oct 20 - Turning Stone Casino - Verona, NY
Oct 21 - Whiskey Barrel - Haverhill, MA
About Darren Bessette Band
Six completely different musical backgrounds and countless years of experience makeup the Darren Bessette Band. Members of the band have opened for and toured over the years with megastars like Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks, Hank Williams Jr., and many of the biggest acts in between. Originally hailing from New England, and signed with hit songwriter Max T. Barnes' Nashville record label Hypermedia Nashville, these six individuals are going to take the industry by storm and put themselves on the map. Gearing up for an international debut release in 2018, Boston may be their home but the world will be their audience. Catch up with them at www.darrenbessetteband.com .
About Hypermedia Nashville
Hypermedia Nashville's roster includes Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare, the legendary Irish duo, Foster & Allen, who have sold over 20 Million records worldwide, Chaz Marie, Texas artist Jon Christopher Davis and The Back Axels. Label President Max T. Barnes is a second generation hit songwriter and producer. Between he and his late father, two-time CMA winner Max D. Barnes, the duo have sold 70 million records and racked up 33 No. 1's and top hits. Jacy Valeras serves as VP of Marketing, deriving from the success of her own company, Platinum Circle Media. Her credits include working with Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis, T.G. Sheppard, Mandy Barnett and Kelly Lang, among others. For more information visit www.hypermedianashville.com.
About 117 Entertainment Group 117 Entertainment Group is an entertainment firm specializing in publicity and marketing campaigns for musicians, events and brands. They represent the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Negron, Bobby Bare, Logan Mize, Lewis Brice and Scooter Brown Band, just to name a few. Zach Farnum has managed PR campaigns for an eclectic list of artists including Charlie Daniels, Don McLean, Randy Travis and many more, as well as high-profile events and festivals including A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam, Country Stampede, Tree Town Music Festival and more. He serves as a co-chair of the TJ Martell Foundation's Young Professionals Council and was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Nashville Association of Talent Directors where he serves as Membership Chairman. Bev Moser has worked with country artists, television actors and celebrities, as well as book authors creating articles and reviews, conducting interviews and covering an endless stream of festivals and press conferences. Together at 117, the pair brings a brand-driven approach to publicity and marketing campaigns and continues to be a go-to PR firm for prominent agencies, managers and record labels.
For more information visit www.117group.com.