Front Line Acquires Stake In DS Management


NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Irving Azoff's Front Line Management has acquired an interest in Denise Stiff's DS Management. Stiff, and DS Management rep Bluegrass icon Alison Krauss and Union Station, Dan Tyminski and the Peasall Sisters.

Stiff has had a long professional relationship with Krauss and has served as her manager for more than 20 years. Stiff also served as Executive Music Producer for the Coen Brothers film "O Brother, Where Art Thou" and produced the accompanying 'Down from the Mountain' tour which helped Krauss to break out into the mainstream, Music Week reported.

Azoff partnered with Howard Kaufman to found Front Line in 2004 and the firm currently reps a sizeable roster of A-list artists that counts The Eagles, Christina Aguilera and Jimmy Buffett among its ranks.

How big of a stake in in DS Front Line acquired was not released. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers