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Bob Bender
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Artist Personal Manager / Artist & Record Label Consultant
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Bob Bender Productions
About Me:
Acts I have worked with include Tim McGraw, LeAnn Rimes, Jo Dee Messina, Sawyer Brown, Ringo Starr & his All Starr Band, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, New Kids On The Block, Billy Preston, Gene Pitney, Mark Lindsay, A Flock of Seagulls, Lisa Lisa & The Cult Jam, Dwight Twilley, Greg Kihn, and the Smokin' Armadillos among many, many others. I have also produced and/or promoted over 100 concerts and was on the original board of directors for the Bakersfield Jazz Festival which is now in its 21st year, and attracts over 4000 attendees annually. My last major tour was the CMT Fall Tour with Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, and Eric Durrance (I was Eric's Road Manager).

In 1997 I was afforded the opportunity to work with Curb Records initially as a Promotion Coordinator, but in very short order I was made the label's Manager of Artist Development where I was placed out on the road with LeAnn Rimes, Tim McGraw, and Jo Dee Messina. in 1999 I was promoted to the DIrector of Sales for the Christian Division for the label where I stayed until 2004.

In March of 2004, I went out on my own and managing artists including Michael Martin Murphey, Curt Collins, along with new and upcoming acts until August of 2007 at which time I went in to artist management full time.

I currently own and operate my own artist management company. My clients include Petra, Joshua, The Rick Copus Band, and Deedra Patrick.
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Number of years in the music business:
33 Years

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Song Writers Night Jan 21st

Posted on December 16, 2008 at 8:26pm 1 Comment

Along with my Road Managing duties, I'm also working as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Inlight Recording Studio here in beautiful Hendersonville (hey... its winter and none of my clients are touring at the moment!).

Inlight is having its first ever Songwriters night coming up this January 21st at 7pm here at the studio. All songwriters, song pitchers, publishers, producers, etc are invited to attend. We'll have plenty of food and beverage, and lots of room for everyone to… Continue

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At 7:57am on January 2, 2011, JOURDAN ALLEY said…

so is your writers night Jan 21st or Feb 11th?????????


Hi Bob!!

At 9:07am on February 3, 2009, Dave Emerson said…
Hey Bob,
Nice page! I joined in the Caht on Nashville Pros!
ave a great day!
At 11:18pm on January 24, 2009, Preshias said…
You got it !
Take care,
At 8:55pm on January 23, 2009, Preshias said…
I miss you.
I would love to buy you a cup of coffee at your convience.
Have a blessed day!!
At 2:19pm on January 7, 2009, Wil Maring said…
hey Bob, thanks for adding me. Hey if you want to check out my graphics abilities, I can just send you some of my cds, to check them out closely. please email me at with your address. I come down to stay in Hendersonville when I visit Nashville, I can't make your songwriter night this time, as I am on tour, but maybe the next one!
At 7:33pm on October 21, 2008, Brett Wall said…
Hey Bob, Thanks for accepting my request! Good to have you on here!

Be Blessed,

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