Bolder Entertainment is an Australian based, boutique enterprise specialising in artist development, A&R, release planning, event booking, content creation (including music videos, photography and art design), marketing, digital strategy and Country radio promotion.
Bolder Entertainment was founded by Tim Holland who previously worked at Sony Music Australia, where he oversaw and executed chart topping campaigns in Australia for artists such as Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, The Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Kelsea Ballerini, Dylan Scott, Lee Brice, Davisson Brothers Band, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, O’Shea, Missy Lancaster and Dolly Parton.
Before this, he was A&R/Label Manger at ABC Music. Holland helped the label become the market leader for local country music commercial releases in Australia, signing the likes of The Wolfe Brothers, Adam Brand, McAlister Kemp, Steve Forde, Jasmine Rae and Sara Storer during his time at the label as well as overseeing A&R and marketing activities for the likes of Lee Kernaghan, Catherine Britt, Kellie Pickler, Emerson Drive, Doc Walker, Dean Brody and Travis Collins. During this time he was also invited to speak at the Billboard Country Music Seminar in Nashville.
Holland is now the General Manager of Red Dog Recordings which was launched in November 2020. The label has already achieved great success. Shannon Noll topped the ARIA Australian ARIA album chart (and #3 on the ARIA Album Chart) and AIR Independent Album chart with the May 2021 release of RAW. While the label has scored #1 national country radio singles for Southbound (3 weeks for 'This Is Us' and 1 week for 'Find Our Way') and Rachael Fahim (5 weeks for 'Middle Ground').
He is also currently the host of the new country music podcast, the Tone Countrycast, which guests so far have included Blanco Brown, Jim Lauderdale, Kelsea Ballerini, Melaine Dyer, HARDY, Shane Nicholson, Fanny Lumsden and Brooke McClymont (The McClymonts).
Bolder Entertainment currently manage four-time ARIA nominated, two time CMC Award winning and CMA International Award winning singer, songwriter and entertainer Jasmine Rae and co-manage emerging all-female country/rock band Southbound.
Additional past and present Bolder Entertainment clients include Variety Australia, The Brag Media, Black River Entertainment (US label for Kelsea Ballerini), Tamworth Regional Council, The Music Network, New Zealand Singer-Songwriter Abby Christo, Nashville based recording artists Dozzi, Shea Fisher, Leaving Lennox and more.
A&R, Marketing and Social/Digital Consultancy
Artist/Label/Release Project Management
Australian Country Radio Single Delivery and Promotion/Publicity
Content Services - including Photography and Music Videos
Event Booking Services