Songwriter, publisher, and artist advocate Erin McAnally has always been a part of the music business. Born in Muscle Shoals, AL, and raised in Nashville, she has extensive experience in A&R, production, music supervision, and scoring for film and TV, publishing, and concerts and festivals.
Now living in Los Angeles, she co-owns a publishing company with
her husband, Mick Utley. They recently wrote the album-closing song for JimmyBuffett’s Life on the Flipside, which peaked at #2 on Billboard 200. In addition, they help other songwriters to ensure they receive all the revenue they are due for their work.
She also works as a consultant and prose writer, helping artists, brands, and non-profits with marketing and communications, fundraising, education, events, and operations. In the past few years, one of her focuses has been developing and teaching an education program with Artist Rights Alliance to empower artists and music creators and aiding the organization with strategic growth initiatives. She has extensive public speaking
experience, having presented at conferences like Folk Alliance and Americana Fest and the US Copyright Office’s Unclaimed Royalties Study Kickoff Symposium.
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