Jeannie Seely Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation Amidst Year of Recognition of Lifetime Achievements

In 2017 Seely Was Honored by the Nashville Association of Talent Directors, Released Brand New Album and Celebrated 50 Years as a Grand Ole Opry Member

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 16, 2017) – “Miss Country Soul,” Jeannie Seely has signed with 117 Publicity for exclusive representation while she continues to celebrate her illustrious career.

“It is so exciting for me to be a part of 117 Publicity.”, said Jeannie Seely, adding, “Zach Farnum is a very knowledgeable, ambitious young man and he has surrounded himself with a like-minded staff.  They have respect for the legends and have a vision of how to represent them in this ever-changing business. I’m looking forward to working in this vibrant environment!”

“If there’s one person that was instrumental in getting me started in the music business, it was my friend Jeannie Seely. Seely has guided me, introduced me to the right people and inspired me as a model of success. She’s one of the most revered stars in the business and has helped and is looked up to by so many,” said Zach Farnum, President & CEO of 117 Entertainment Group.

From her 1966 Top 10 Billboard album The Seely Style to her recent self–produced album Written In Song, which consists entirely of songs she’s written for and have been recorded by iconic country artists, including Merle Haggard (“Life of a Rodeo Cowboy”), Dottie West (“He’s All I Need”), and Connie Smith along with Willie Nelson (“Senses”), Jeannie Seely’s recordings have spanned six decades and provided enjoyment to country music fans all around the world. Above and beyond the stage lights and microphones, she takes considerable pride in her involvement and support of musicians’ rights and being an advocate for other artists. Seely was recently recognized by her Grand Ole Opry colleagues Sally Williams, Lorrie Morgan and Bill Anderson at The Nashville Association of Talent Directors’ (NATD) 7th Annual Honors Gala for her accomplishments and service to the Nashville entertainment industry. Culminating 2017’s highlights, Seely commemorates her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. More information on Jeannie Seely can be found at http://117group.com/jeannie-seely/.

Jeannie Seely Tour Dates
Nov. 18 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Nov. 24 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Nov. 25 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Dec. 22 – Nashville, TN – Opry at the Ryman
Dec. 23 – Nashville, TN – Opry at the Ryman
Dec. 29 – Nashville, TN – Opry at the Ryman
Dec. 31 – Branson, MO – Welk Theater
Feb. 3-10 – Country Cruise, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb. 17 – Hartsville, SC – Center Theater

About Jeannie Seely
Among many accolades including awards from Billboard, Cashbox, and Record World, country music legend Jeannie Seely has achieved chart topping songs as a solo artist, as a duet partner, and as a songwriter. Early in her career, Jeannie’s deeply moving vocals earned her the nickname of “Miss Country Soul”– a title that’s still used today. Jeannie’s biggest dream came true when she was inducted as a member of the world -famous Grand Ole Opry, becoming the first Pennsylvania native to do so. Jeannie also became the first female to regularly host segments of the weekly Opry shows. Jeannie takes much pride in her involvement and support of musicians’ rights. This year (2017) Jeannie is celebrating her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.  From her 1966 Top 10 Billboard album The Seely Style to her recent self–produced album Written In Song, consisting entirely of songs she’s written, Jeannie’s recordings have spanned six decades and provided enjoyment to country music fans all around the world. In his 2003 book Finding Her Voice: Women In Country Music, music critic Robert K. Oermann wrote, “With her chin-out, tough/tender, heart-of-gold manner, Jeannie Seely remains one of country’s most completely modern female personalities.” And that still holds true today. Keep up with all things Jeannie Seely at www.jeannieseely.com.

About 117 Entertainment Group
117 Entertainment Group is a multi-faceted entertainment firm specializing in management and publicity/marketing campaigns for musicians, events and brands. They represent the likes of Randy Travis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Negron, Bobby Bare, Lewis Brice, Lee Roy Parnell, Paul Bogart and Scooter Brown Band, just to name a few. Zach Farnum has managed PR campaigns for an eclectic list of artists as well as high-profile events and festivals including A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam, Country Stampede, Tree Town Music Festival and more. He serves as a co-chair of the TJ Martell Foundation’s Young Professionals Council and was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Nashville Association of Talent Directors where he serves as Membership Chairman. Bev Moser has worked with country artists, television actors and celebrities, as well as book authors creating articles and reviews, conducting interviews and covering an endless stream of festivals and press conferences. Together at 117, the team brings a brand-driven approach to management, publicity and marketing campaigns and continues to be a go-to firm for multiple high-profile projects.