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Lionel Richie and Laura Curtin

Lionel Richie and Laura Curtin

Laura J Curtin founded curtinrises in 2008 to utilize her 25 years of experience in rock music promotion her relationships with major players in the music industry to adapt to the ever changing dynamic of business.

Laura J Curtin began her career at CBS Records, where she spent 14 years working in the Columbia/Epic Records labels. There, she was responsible for the success of multiple platinum albums for artists such as Pearl Jam, Spin Doctors, Celine Dion, Oasis, Michael Jackson, Korn, Rage Against the Machine, as well as reviving the careers of Ozzy Osbourne and the Allman Brothers.

Laura became the Vice President, at Dreamworks Records, Arista, Island Def Jam Group, where she was responsible of National Radio airplay for Papa Roach, Nelly Furtado, Alien Ant Farm, BuckCherry, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie and Bon Jovi, Citizen Cope. Indigo Girls, Korn, Outkast and Living Colour.

Currently, as Owner of Curtinrises Entertainment, a Music Promotion and Artists Development Company, Laura has independently been responsible for the promotions of Pearl Jam’s “Backspacer” as well as Backstreet Boys, Cheap Trick, Rebecca Pidgeon, Trampled by Turtles, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons, Alex Sparrow, Wind and the Wave, Nalani & Sarina, Michael Burrows, Olivia Kellman.

She also worked with Hitch Radio, a Santa Monica tech company. Hitch Radio’s mobile app provides users with a shared listening experience.

Laura currently lives in Palm Coast, FL with her mini goldendoddle Richie, who just got promoted to VP.

She recently joined the Palm Coast Arts Foundation to help with their goal of bringing nationally known artists to Palm Coast.



Radio Promo

We are a full service Radio Promotion Company Laura J Curtin has been in the Music Business for over 25 years. Curtinrises helps (both independent and signed) artists reach their goals by obtaining airplay, creating awareness though out the industry.

Radio Formats Include:

Active Rock

Ozzy Osbourne, BuckCherry, Five Finger Death Punch, Korn, Papa Roach, Pearl Jam…….This is where Rock Lives ……..these stations have an edge to them. Active Rock stations really gets into their communities…..they have Summer Festivals…..they have big acts on the bill but we can help baby bands get on these shows. Great way to get exposure with the station and in the market. Also, Christmas shows there is a lot of places to showcase your artists.

Mainstream Rock

These stations like to play artists that are not overly aggressive but still harder than what you find on Adult formats. They program to males 25-55.

Hot AC

It is a hybrid of Pop radio – this is a great format for artists like Bon Jovi, Nickelback, John Mayer, Katy Perry – We can set up artists to go into radio and do acoustic performances ……radio loves that…..It really gives the artists the opportunities to connect with radio.


We work closely with Artist Mangers…We like making a great team with artists and managers…….We have great relationships with Top Managers in the Music Business as Jeff Kwatintez (Korn, Backstreet Boys, Five Finger Death Punch, Kelly Clarkston), Jack Rovner (Bon Jovi), Kelly Curtis (Pearl Jam) Bobby McLynn (Fall Out Boy) Sharon Osbourne (Ozzy). If you are looking for management we can help you with that.

Shopping you as an artist to get a Record Deal.

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