From Music Legends to New Artists - She's a Legend in Her Own Right!
Owner of Blue Velvet Music Group representing the legends of today while creating the stars of tomorrow, Jo-An Anderson Fox runs a highly diverse entertainment management company. With her vast and varied career in arts & entertainment management, along with having been a licensed therapist, Jo-An brings incomparable insight into each client's career which keeps them in the spotlight! She has toured with high-profile entertainers from Bobby Vinton, Englebert Humperdinck toJohnny Mathis, Marty Raybon, Jay Leno, Shenandoah, and the list goes on!
Jo-An Anderson Fox created a one-stop agency for artist development, management and high performance in public relations for legends and new faces in country, blue grass, jazz, the American songbook and pop artists.
As well as her own agency, Jo-An is the Development Director for Prometheus Entertainment for TV Development and an accomplished award-winning writer for jingles. She has worked with Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Oak Ridge Boys, Gatlin Brothers, Crystal Gayle and many more. Jo-An has managed theaters, public relations firms, touring firms, record labels – she's had her hand in the production, direction, management and business side of the entertainment industry for over 25 years. She has an uncanny sense of what works and what doesn't in the industry and also a big heart for her clientele who ultimately become part of the Fox family. Now living in Nashville with an office in the heart of Music Row, she is developing artists in Pop, Country and Jazz worldwide.
"I am delighted to be expanding my business to new clients. I have put together a great team of managers, promotional and PR talents and we offer a variety of services for new and established artists. I am offering innovative management and marketing with old school work ethics and attention to detail."
Jo-An brings old-school tactics to new heights! Her entire team, comprised of entertainment-veterans with a strong background in marketing & public relations, provides unparraled support for her clientele. From assisting the venues they are booked in to ensure stellar tickets sales to keeping her clients continuously in the limelight, Blue Velvet Music Group is the "Whole Package” under one dome!
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Public Relations Services
Jo-An believes in making her clients' dreams come true; she is a true champion for her artists as she believes deeply in their talents. Her goal is to make the world notice them and she's not happy until she does so! Jo-An Fox is tenacious to the core and her well-seasoned team of professionals at Blue Velvet Music Group gets the job done with their strategizing and connections – they live & breath entertainment!
Meet the Team
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Public Relations & Marketing
Joyce is a motivational speaker with a duel career in public relations, marketing and wellness. As the former founder and president of Fan Emporium, Inc., a celebrity based marketing & public relations firm, she worked one-on-one with her clientele which included many top recording artists such as Mariah Carey, Michael Bolton, John Mellencamp, Carly Simon, Kenny Loggins, Kenny G., just to name a few, and also in the genre of sports with Tennis World's #1 Andre Agassi, NBA All-Star Vin Baker, Olympic Gold Metal Champion, Oksana Baiul, and several authors as well.
She built the company to be a liaison between the celebrity and their fans and bridged a very important relationship for all concerned. From connecting seriously ill fans with their favorite artist to creating merchandise and promotional items tailored for each client and their fan base, her business flourished by positive word-of-mouth within the entertainment industry. She also developed satellite offices in Tokyo, London, Australia and Hong Kong to support the needs of her celebrity clientele to support their fan base. During her tenure, she grew Fan Emporium to be the world's largest Fan Service, Marketing & Public Relations Company. Joyce co-authored several books and was interviewed on many occasions by the NY Times, Wall Street Journal and featured on numerous TV shows and national magazines.
Ray Von Rotz
In addition to booking acts for record labels and Blue Velvet Music Group, Ray Von Rotz has been one of Nashville’s most in-demand drummers and percussionists since 1979. His talents can be heard on hundreds of recordings. He has performed around the world with a variety of artists and almost every genre of music. Among the artists Ray has performed with are Boots Randolph, Al Hirt, Engelbert Humperdink, The Mills Brothers, The Ink Spots, Lee Greenwood, Floyd Cramer, Chet Atkins, Foster Brooks, Lou Rawls, Jerry Lee Lewis, Tanya Tucker, Vassar Clements, Vicki Lawrence, Tony Orlando, Nashville and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras, The Jack Daniels Silver Cornet band, and Opry legends Jack Greene, Helen Cornelius, and Jeanie Sealy. Television credits include: Nashville Now, Music City Tonight, The Waking Crew, Crook and Chase, The Shotgun Red Variety Show and The Grand Ole Opry.