Daren Searcy (Reverbnation): Mentor


Daren Searcy


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Signing up to speak with Daren Searcy is highly recommended if you're interested in touring, marketing and artist management.

Originally from Asheville, NC, Daren Searcy attended Berklee College of Music and Belmont University while interning at Lost Highway Records, V2 Records (NY) and Focus Features (NY). He began his management career in 2008 at Marathon Music Management where he handled digital marketing duties and tour management for a small roster of songwriters and mainstream rock artists. After leaving Marathon Music, Daren spent 3 years at Red Light Management's Nashville office, where he handled management duties for numerous artists. At his current position within ReverbNation he handles all aspects of curation for the platform as well as managing the ReverbNation CONNECT Artist Development group of 400+ artists.

You can read Daren’s full bio on his speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate