"If you can imagine someone who is kind, caring, a great and loyal business partner, who is not only is a person of their word, but also works incredibly hard for her clients, then meet Laurie Brown. I have nothing but praise for this woman of integrity. It's rare in this business to find someone as grounded and sure of who they are as Laurie. I am honoured to call her my manager and look forward to building our business together for many years to come."
~ Don Amero, Country Musician

"Laurie Brown has become an exceptionally valuable part of our team. From the first time we met were drawn to her confident and endearing personality, and once we began working together we've continually been impressed and grateful for her incredible work ethic. You can trust that when she says she will get something done that she will indeed follow through with her word. She seems to intuitively know how to work with each artist on their own wavelength, which makes her very easy to work with. Not only is she a hard worker, but she also has taken a genuine interest in our career goals, and our dreams for the future. To summarize: we are so thankful to have her as our ally!"
~ The Doll Sisters, Folk/Roots Musicians

"Laurie's Grant Writing Workshop is an absolute must for artists and music industry members. Laurie is extremely insightful and helpful. Grant writing can be a daunting task at best; she breaks it down to make it much more approachable. I left the workshop feeling as though a veil had been lifted. I am considerably more optimistic about the process of applying, and the odds of receiving funding."
~ Tanya Ryan, Artist

"There are people in the music industry that say they will get things done, and then there are people that DO get things done. Laurie definitely falls in the latter category and she is one of the most on-the-ball, current, caring, organized, and driven professionals who has her finger on the pulse of the industry and what's going on!"
~ Jason Hastie and the Alibi, Country Recording Artist

"Laurie is everything that is right with the music industry. She is diligent, hardworking, detail oriented and an efficient communicator. She is generous with her time and offers great advice. I can't recommend her enough."
~ Matt Blais, Alt Rock Musician

"The 'Art' Of 'Artist Management & Music Industry Consulting' Requires Many Skill Sets, Much Intuition, Knowledge, Dedication & Experience.... Laurie Brown Brings All Of These To Every Project & Client She Is A Part Of. We Are Always Delighted To Recommend The Services Of Her Company To Our Clients & Frequently Utilize Them Ourselves!! Unparalleled Customer Service, Expertise & Results!"
~ Dave Temple, MCC Recording Studio

"Laurie Brown is at the top of the music industry professionals in Canada that I have had the pleasure of working with. I found her to be exceedingly knowledgeable, skilled, professional, and well connected as a grant writer and artist manager. More importantly, Laurie is warm, kind, fun, and caring. I enjoy working with Laurie and I will happily continue to recommend her services to other songwriters and artists that I work with."
~ Doug Folkins, Songwriter at Lynn Gann Music Enterprises (Nashville) / Owner of Fenwick Music Publishing (Canada)

"I first met Laurie Brown at a Canadian music industry event in 2012. She was hungry for knowledge and eager to help educate up-and-coming musicians on key resources to help build their careers. Since that time Laurie's passion for equipping Performing Artists has only grown. She has a depth of industry knowledge that is unsurpassed, and her integrity makes her the clear choice in her field. We look forward to an on-going relationship with Porch Swing Entertainment."
~ Joal Kamps, Performing Artist & Songwriter

"What has always impressed me about Laurie Brown is her eagerness to learn more, not only for herself but for the artists she works with. When she's at workshops or other industry events you can already see those wheels turning as she absorbs what is being shared and starts applying it to artists she's working with. Laurie puts the artists first and is always looking out for their best interest. Her professionalism, sincerity and genuine passion for music and what she does is inspiring and makes me want to work harder at doing what I do and I've seen her have that same effect on the artists she works with."
~ Danny Fournier, Music Industry & Marketing Consultant, Oddball Productions


"Brooke is a real professional. She has a positive and engaging energy that makes her easy to work with and she is also very diligent and focused. Brooke really had the ability to maintain the spirit and vision of my music in her writing, while drawing out key areas of focus that were able to get us results on project proposals."
~ Ryan Lindsay, Country Artist

"Brooke is everything you can ask for in a grant writer - professional, efficient, and a great communicator. Ultimately, we were successful in our application and I was satisfied with the whole process."
~ Matt Blais, Roots/Rock Artist