Porch Swing Entertainment is an artist management and consulting company handling full time overall career management for artist Don Amero and project management for 'Amero Little Christmas', Don's holiday spectacular. Porch Swing Entertainment also works directly with Dale Speaking (promotions team) and MDM Recordings (radio team).

Laurie Brown (Artist Manager)

With a professional designation in "Music Business - Artist Management" from Berklee College of Music, and having completed the Canada's Music Incubator's ten-week Artist Manager Program in Toronto, Laurie brings a wealth of industry knowledge, funding and showcasing experience, and organizational skills to the artist's career and allows the artist to do what they do best - create and share incredible music. Laurie also does double duty on the Dale Speaking Promotions Team and MDM Recordings Radio Team.

Brooke Woods (Artist Management Assistant)

Brooke is a musician with a passion for marketing, promotion, and a head for music business. She has recently completed her 'Bachelor of Professional Studies in Music Business' at Berklee College of Music, performs in and around Alberta, and works as the Artist Management Assistant for Porch Swing Entertainment.

Don Amero is an engaging storyteller, singer-songwriter, performer, multi award winner and three-time JUNO Award nominee who has been tirelessly touring, performing and speaking across Canada for the last decade. Amero, who is of Cree and Metis heritage, has been recognized for his advocacy work within Indigenous communities and beyond, and this year he was named the first ever advisor and Chair of the CCMA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. With uplifting beauty across eight albums, he leaves a lasting impression. His recent national TV appearances include The Marilyn Denis Show, ET Canada, The Morning Show and the 2020 CCMA Awards Broadcast.

Amero Little Christmas, Don Amero's holiday spectacular, is a new take on a classic Christmas variety show. It falls somewhere between a Michael Bublé Christmas Special and Tom Jackson's Huron Carole, giving the audience a modern take on an annual Christmas show. Between the witty banter, lots of laughs, heartfelt music and inspiring stories, Amero Little Christmas is an experience for the whole family. Joining Don for this annual offering is a celebrated list of very special guests.

There are many contributors that factor into your success in the music business. We're here to share our experience with you on what works, and what doesn't work. We take a 20,000 foot view to define who you are and align that with your goals, your expectations, the reality of what you are able to contribute and, your budget. This informs a strategic plan that is based on content meaningful and true to you, and identifies which of our service areas best fits your plan. Canadian Radio Promotion: Our radio partners include CBC, SiriusXM, and Stingray and commercial radio. Social Media Campaign Development: An integral part of artist promotional activities, we provide the education, tools and strategies for artists to navigate digital platforms. This includes developing content and stimulating platform (playlisting) growth.

Founded in 2008 by Mike Denney, MDM Recordings Inc. is a multi-award winning full service independent label specializing in country music. Boasting an impressive roster that includes platinum-selling JUNO and CCMA Award winner Jess Moskaluke, multi-JUNO and CCMA Award winner and CCMA Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Major, three-time JUNO Award nominee Don Amero, CCMA Award nominees David James, Tyler Joe Miller and Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, and newcomers Five Roses. MDM Recordings Inc. has earned multiple distinctions at the CCMA Awards for Record Company of the Year, and Denney is currently a three-time Record Company Person of the Year Award winner and was named Industry Person of the Year in 2020. MDM boasts more than twenty Top 10 songs and over 200M global streams, with additional licensing in Australia and New Zealand via ABC Music Corp.