radio promotion

No. 1 Folk Radio Albums & Songs

Bucket List - John McCutcheon

No. 1 CD, No.1 Song, No. 1 Artist – September

Song to a Refugee - Diana Jones

No. 1 CD, No.2 Song of the Month – July

Grit & Polish - Mark Schatz & Bryan McDowell

No. 1 Album – June 2021

On Solid Ground - Reggie Harris

No. 1 Album – May 2021

First Farewell - Peggy Seeger

No. 1 Album – April 2021

Gone - Tim Grimm

No 1 CD, Artist & Song – March 2021

Distance and Time - Becky Buller

No 1 Album – January 2021

Cabin Fever - John McCutcheon

No 1 Album – Jun/July 2020

Gretchen Peters

No. 1 Album – May 2020

Jud Caswell - Live!

No. 1 Album – March 2020

Doc & Merle Watson

No 1 Song – October 2020

Celebration of Pete Seeger - John McCutcheon

No 1 Album – February 2019

Honest - Ordinary Elephant

No 1 Album – May 2019

It's a Dog's Life - Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers

No 1 Album – June 2019

Heartland Again - Tim Grimm

No 1 Album – July & Aug 2019

 Kari’s No. 2 Folk Radio Albums

Hourglass - Murray McLauchlan

No. 2 CD, No. 1 Song of the Month – July 2021

Time Out - The Accidentals

No.2 Album – May 2021

Normal Isn't Normal Anymore - Rod Abernethy

No. 2 Album – February 2021

WIndbourne

No. 2 Album – Jan 2020

Up Against The Sky - Dave Gunning

No. 2 Album – September 2019

Standard Deviation - Danny Schmidt

No 2 Album – Mar / Apr 2019

Rose Avenue - Joel Rafael

No 2 Album – May 2019

Making Life Sweet - The Early Risers

No. 2 Album – June 2019

Best of the Rest - Si Kahn

No 2 Album – November 2019

 Kari’s No. 3 Folk Radio Albums

Light & Dark - Chris Ronald

No 3 Album – June 2021

Lucky Girl - Claudia Nygaard

No 3 Song – March 2020

Western Sun - Nell & Jim Band

No 3 Album – May 2020

Pete, Woody and Me - Spook Handy

No 3 Album – May 2019

Heroes and Sparrows - Kevin Brown

No 3 Album – November 2019

Top 5 Folk Radio Albums

Sober Again - Jackson Grimm

No 4 Album – August 2021

Come Around - Rob Lutes

No 5 Album – August 2021

Cold Rain & Snow - Jared Rabin

No 4 Album – July 2021

Ballad of a Bad Girl - Kate McDonnell

No 5 Album – June 2021

Welcome Home - Michael & Nell

No 5 Album – August 2020

The Bull Moose Party - Jackson Grimm

No 5 Album – March 2019

Words of Love - Allison Lupton

No 4 Album – Sept 2019

Conspirators - Guy Forsythe & Jeska Bailey

No 5 Album – July 2019

When They Fall - Annie & Rod Capps

No 5 Album, No. 1 Song – September 2019

If I Catch My Dream - Bett Padgett

No 4 Album – November 2019

Top 10 Folk Radio Albums

Why Wait! - Kate Taylor

No 7 Album – August 2021

The Canvas Before Us - Joy Zimmerman

No 8 Album – August 2021

All The Time Is Running - Craig Cardiff

No 8 Album – June 2021

Character - Rachael Sage

No 6 Album – April 2020

Pilot me - Dennis Warner

No 8 Album – August 2020

Imagine We Have Wings - Jane Godfrey

No 9 Album – August 2020

In My Pocket - Brooksie Wells

No 7 Album – June 2019

Today Again - Fred Arcoleo

No 7 Album – November 2019

For almost two decades Kari has earned the trust and respect of DJs and industry tastemakers around the world who know Kari only sends them the best in acoustic/roots music—whether from well-known or emerging artists. With her strategic approach to radio promotion, Kari works with the artist to create an individualized marketing plan and targeted one-sheets to maximize the CD’s impact and results.
Kari’s comprehensive work gets the artists she promotes to the top of the Folk DJ Charts, while played on numerous stations. You’ll receive weekly radio reports, and with your chart ranking, you can open doors for new opportunities and better bookings -with more seats and CD’s sold! Ask some of her clients:

John McCutcheon, Zoe Mulford, Tim Grimm, Si Kahn, Reggie Harris, Rod Abernethy, David Davis & The Warrior River Boys, Ordinary Elephant, Dave Gunning, Jonathan Edwards, Happy Traum, Joe Rollin Porter, The Levins, Caroline Cotter, Dan Weber, Ivas John, Jack Tempchin, Rob McHale, Kyle Carey, Sue Massek, Spook Handy, Lowell Levinger (Banana from the Yougbloods), Annie & Rod Capps, Geoff Bartley, Jim Photoglo, The Early Mays, Rachael Sage, and Soundtracks: Inside Llewyn Davis (2014) & American Folk (2018) …

““When I asked my peers who I should trust with my CD project, the name Kari Estrin was the most consistent “YES!”A warm, engaging and thoughtful person who is also a direct, highly focused professional, Kari finds ways of making your work stand out by using the core of who you are. Working tirelessly for her artists, Kari not only gets results, but also knows how to effectively help artists to focus as well. Kari Estrin is the real deal!”

~ REGGIE HARRIS ~

 

Take Your CD from Conception to Promotion

with The Career Assessment System – The Management Program – Radio Promotion

  • Design specific timeline from conception to promotion for your CD
  • Construct line-item budget for all phases of recording, including graphics, reproduction and promotion
  • Explore specific fundraising techniques and options
  • Receive suggestions on song selection and sequencing
  • Incorporate feedback so your songs say what you want them to say
  • Review rough mixes and masters before reproduction

2019 Folk Dj Chart