February 2018–DR Artist Management, LLC Sets Run Of Concerts With THE ISAACS
DRAM announces a winter/spring concert tour with Grammy nominated, Dove Award winning Bluegrass/Americana/Gospel group, THE ISAACS.  The tour will begin February 2 and run through June 29.  The tour will be sponsored by ONE CHILD MATTERS and will feature “An Evening With” concert, with a 20 minute intermission.  As siblings, Beckie, Sonja and Ben Isaacs have amazing harmony vocals as only brothers and sisters can have.  Additionally, they are all master musicians as all music on stage is live.  The group also features Matriarch Lily Isaacs.


September 2017–DR Artist Management, LLC Announces Tour With David Phelps, Sponsored By One Child Matters

DRAM has announced a 12 city tour with Grammy and Dove Award winning artist David Phelps.  The tour will run for 12 cities and is sponsored by child advocacy organization ONE CHILD MATTERS (  Phelps is most well known as the long time tenor for Gaither Vocal Band.  Having recently left GVB, Phelps has increased his concert touring.  Phelps plays with a full band that includes violin and trumpet in addition to background vocalists.  Phelps’s concerts are an evening of world class vocal work!

November 2016–DR Artist Managment, LLC Wraps Up Carman Tour

DRAM recently promoted their 197th concert with CCM Star CARMAN.  The tour, CARMAN’s first in over 14 years, literally went coast to coast twice during 30 months making stops in 65 of the top 100 population markets in America.  CARMAN’S fans came out to support him with stories of having been to his concerts “with their youth group”; or, “being saved at a CARMAN concert”; and other similar stories.  Tour sponsor CHILD FUND was part of the entire 197 show tour.

MARCH 2017–DR Artist Managment, LLC Launches JACI VELASQUEZ TOUR

DRAM announces the launch of a 35 city tour featuring award winning artist JACI VELASQUEZ.  This will be JACI’S first tour in over 7 years.  After a long run of 16 #1 CCM singles and 5 Top 20 Latin Pop singles, JACI began a 6 year stint as morning radio show co-host of Salem Radio’s network of 103 markets nationwide.  With a desire to return to touring and recording, JACI will release her new album “TURST” via Integrity Music in March 2017.

MAY 2017–DR Artist Management, LLC Promotes Dailey & Vincent

DRAM has announced concerts with Dailey & Vincent.  The Grammy Award winning Bluegrass group hosts their own nationally televised TV show on RFD Network.  They are frequently recognized as having the “best live show in Bluegrass”.  DRAM is pleased to have concerts set with this amazing artist.

JULY 2017–DR Artist Management, LLC Produces Inaugural Music Festival



Headliners include Lonesome River Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and  NewTown

Nashville, Tennessee (June 1, 2017) –The first annual “Bon Aqua Bluegrass Festival” istuned up and ready to make music on Saturday, July 1 amid the lush 100 plus acre setting of “The Hideaway Farm” in Bon Aqua, Tennessee—former creative home of music legend Johnny Cash.

The one day, family-friendly event will kick-off 4th of July weekend with a full schedule of some of the top mainstage names in bluegrass music—including Lonesome River Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and NewTown.  The Hogslop String Band and The Storytellers Hideaway Farm Band will add featured performances to a full day of music.

Backdrop for the music will be the rustic outdoor theater adjacent to the pre-Civil war log home Johnny Cash owned for more than 30 years and called “the center of my universe.”

Event admission will include “open house” tours of Cash’s log home between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM, as well as access to “Cinnamon Hill”—a free standing display of Cash memorabilia, photo gallery and array of antique cars.

Music will begin at 10:00 AM day of event and concert goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets to take advantage of the scenic farm setting surrounding the mainstage. Covered seating at the outdoor theater is limited on a first-come basis day of event. Ample parking is free.

Just 40 minutes south of downtown Nashville, Bon Aqua is proving to be the new ‘must see’ music destination in Middle Tennessee since the opening of “The Hideaway Farm” and companion attraction “The StorytellersMuseum.”  The “Bon Aqua Bluegrass Festival” is expected to bring bluegrass fans from across the nation for the first of what is planned as an annual event.

Food will be available for purchase courtesy of Lulu’s and Retro Sno and additional free fun attractions for the kids will be provided by Bouncy House and Anthony the Balloon Kid.

Advance tickets are now on sale through Eventbrite and may be purchased online at the event site: Tickets are scaled at $25.00 in advance for general admission with special local discount tickets set at $20.00 for residents of Hickman and Dickson Counties and Fairview. Tickets are also available in advance onsite at The StorytellersMuseum in Bon Aqua.  Tickets day of show will be $30.00 with special applicable discounts. Children and military are free.


April 11, 2016—Charles Dorris Re-elected to Chairman of GMA Foundation Board—
Industry leaders oversee the legacy and educational aspects of Gospel and Christianmusic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2016) – The GMA Foundation is proud to announce its 2016-17 Board of Directors. The GMA Foundation’s mission is to continue to educate, preserve and invest in the Gospel and Christian music industry.
GMA Foundation President Jackie Patillo states, “The GMA Foundation serves our community by focusing on our history and legacy as well as investing in education for our future creative leaders. These two pieces are so important to the growth and long-term success of our industry. I’m grateful to have this diverse group of men and women at the helm and leading the charge. Great things are ahead.”
GMA Foundation Board 2016-17:
Barry Jennings, Gaither Music Group
Brian Mason, The Brian Mason Show
Cedric Dent, Middle TN State University
Charles Dorris (Chairman), Charles Dorris & Associates
Cheryl Moore, Thirty Tigers
Ed Harper, The Harper Agency
Jody Mainello, Lone Oak Entertainment
Loren Mulraine, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
Mike Atkins, Mike Atkins Entertainment
Susan Riley, Amplify Entertainment
Tina Morris, Jason Crabb Ministries
Walt Leaver, Lipscomb University
About the GMA Foundation:
The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) working in connection with the Gospel Music Association (GMA). The GMAF is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of gospel music and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to gospel music.
CARMAN is #1 Most Searched Artist On

The second most visited website in Christian music,, has reported that their #1 most searched for artist for 2014 was CARMAN…

iTickets is the #1 seller of tickets in the Christian touring realm and was the first major online ticketing service in the industry.  iTickets handles ticketing for many of the biggest names in Christian and Gospel music.


Andy Fry of iTickets stated, “That’s pretty amazing when you think about all the artists folks could search for like Hillsong, Jesus Culture, Switchfoot, Bethel Music Etc.  So many major events we have on sale but with Carman, there’s truly staying power, momentum and he has the most loyal fanbase! ”

iTickets is the exclusive ticketing service utilized by CARMAN and tour promoter DR Artist Management, LLC.

Carman Tour 2015 Launches With Sellouts

The second leg of the “NO PLAN B TOUR” with CARMAN kicked off in February with a string of sellouts.  The first 11 concerts included 9 sellouts.  The sellouts were in Largo, FL, Winterhaven, FL, Naples, FL, Naples, FL, Jacksonville, FL, North Port, FL, Crystal River, FL, Ft. Smith, AR, Tulsa, OK and Oklahoma City, OK.

The tour began mid-year in 2014 touring 52 cities before taking Dec-Jan off.  CARMAN’S latest release (his first in 12 years) “NO PLAN B” hit the stores May 27, 2014.

The tour features 6 digital screens that offer stunning visuals throughout the entire set.  CARMAN sings selections from “NO PLAN B” along with many of his iconic hits from the past.

The tour is exclusively promoted by Charles Dorris and Gerald Roy through their company, DR Artist Management, LLC.  The tour is sponsored by Child Fund International and will continue through fall 2015.


After a 14 year hiatus CARMAN performed 52 concerts in 2014 and continues his NEW TOUR into 2015.

We are looking for a few more host churches that will allow us to promote CARMAN in your community at NO CHARGE to the church.

Each night is full of ministry and music and CARMAN extends an ALTER CALL each night.

Tickets are ONLY $10 with 18 and under FREE.  (VIP and Gold tickets are also available)

This is a great opportunity for your church to have a top Christian singer with no financial risk.  You provide the facility and some help the day of the show and we will pay for advertising and promotion.  Let us know ASAP if you are interested.