Spotlighting Legends and Building the Legends of the Future

117 Entertainment Group is a multi-faceted entertainment firm specializing in publicity and marketing campaigns for musicians, events and brands as well as artist management and development. Their unique approach centers around the artist as a brand, utilizing new and traditional outreach methods, taking full advantage of broad opportunities to influence and stretch results beyond expectations. 117 represents legendary personalities mainly in country, rock and roll and classic rock genres as well as some of the hottest up-and-coming musicians. Founded by Zach Farnum, the group is one of the fastest-rising companies in Nashville and recognized by industry professionals across the country with a major presence in New York and Los Angeles.


“Zach goes above and beyond because he has true passion for the artists and the music. His professionalism and dedication is unmatched in this industry. I have had the pleasure of working with Zach for nearly a year now through his work with a cruise that my artist was booked on. Now I am thrilled to have him represent my artist and I have no doubt he will procure many exciting opportunities to enhance his brand and career!”
~ Ami Albea, Artist Manager

“Zach is fabulous to work with, dedicated & professional!”
~ Annette Gibbons,

“I’ve worked with Zach on a couple of occasions, and he is as good as they come in working with media and promotions. If there was a sixth star, he’d deserve it. The guy is money in the bank.”
~ Darren Tromblay,


2018 Country Artist to Watch Kalie Shorr To Release Highly Anticipated EP, Awake, January 26

Crowned by many as the one to watch in 2018, CMT Next Women of Country artist Kalie Shorr is set to release Awake on January 26. The highly-anticipated project features seven songs that truly showcase Shorr’s ability, passion and energy she injects into her music. Awake will be available for pre-sale on iTunes January 15 while the project’s first single “Two Hands” continues to be featured on SiriusXM The Highway’s “On The Horizon,” Radio Disney Country, TuneIn Country Roads and on prominent Apple Music playlists Breaking Country and Cool Country.

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Lewis Brice Primed For A Scorching New Year After His Explosive Debut

Lewis Brice lit the fuse in July of 2017 with the release of his self-titled EP which debuted in the Top 15 on the iTunes Country charts, and was prominently featured across digital platforms as a fan favorite. Brice was named as one of ‘10 New Country Artists You Need to Know’ by Rolling Stone Country and has seen major streaming success with over 2.2 million streams and placement on various playlists across digital platforms

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Country Icon, Mickey Gilley, Recovering After Automobile Rollover

Country music artist Mickey Gilley and his son were involved in a motor vehicle accident on January 3rd. The pair were on their way back to Branson after an event in Texas and rolled over numerous times off the interstate. Each are recovering with minor injuries, Gilley sustained a fractured ankle and a fractured right shoulder along with some bumps and bruises. Due to the injuries, Gilley is forced to reschedule his January 6 show at The Texan Theatre in Greenville, Texas. While the new date will be announced in the coming weeks, he plans to resume his normal touring schedule on January 20 at the Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale, Florida.

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Max T. Barnes with Collin Raye –
“I Can Sleep When I’m Dead”

Chuck Negron –
“I’m on Fire”

Lewis Brice –
“Best Ex Ever”

Max T Barnes & Marty Haggard –
“Way Back In The Mountains”

Bobby Bare –
“Things Change”

Paul Bogart –
“All That Cowboy Jazz”