NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) — Nashville-based Opry Entertainment Group announced the promotion of Dolly Chandler to Senior Talent Buyer as part of its Artist Relations & Programming Team.
In her new role, Chandler will oversee programming for the Nashville outlet of Opry Entertainment’s restaurant and concert venue chain Ole Red Nashville as well as developing cross-network and special programming initiatives across the Ole Red brand.
Chandler, who joined Opry Entertainment in 2017, has booked more than 10,000 hours of music programming from 175 different artists among the brand’s three locations. She has also played a key role in the development of Ole Red’s new “Neon Light Program,” which seeks to foster the development of the next generation of touring artists.
Opry Entertainment Group has also hired Mallorie McRea as Talent Buyer on its Artist Relations & Programming team. Reporting to Chandler, McRae will handle day-to-day live music for Ole Red Gatlinburg as well as the forthcoming Ole Red Orlando, which is expected to open at ICON Park in Orlando, Fl. late spring 2020.
McRea joins the company from Outback Presents where she worked as Show Coordinator for the company’s music and comedy shows. She also did stints as junior agent at Atomic Music Group and in an artist relations role at City Winery Nashville.