Eric Holt is CEO of the Chiminus Enterprises, a diverse lifestyle marketing and consulting company that is nationally recognized. He is also the Managing Partner of Chiminus’ successful subsidiary concert promotions company, The Love- noise Group. Holt earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Communications from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a J.D. from Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Law School. Considered an expert in branding and marketing, Holt is a regularly sought-after speaker at universities and business groups. He also consults with individuals and business leaders on promotion and branding strategy.
Relentless in his pursuit of excellence which is complemented by his great work ethic, Holt insists on giving back to the community. He has proudly served as an inaugural board member on Nashville’s Music Business Council. Holt, also had the esteemed pleasure of serving as an Advisor and Diversity Committee Chair for the Nashville chapter’s National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS/Grammy’s).
Most recently,he accepted a full time professorship at Tennessee State University where he specializes in Marketing and Promotions. Lovenoise started in 2002 as Nashville’s urban answer to the Blue Bird Cafe’ at the now closed venue The Bar Car. As Nashville’s longest running urban event, Music City’s best urban talent showcased both on a weekly live show- case and a successful radio show broadcast on 92.1 (WQQK) for over 10 years.
Since that time, Lovenoise has grown to be a major producer and promoter of some of the Nashville’s largest urban concerts. Partnering with venues such as Marathon Music Works, The Schermerhorn and City Winery Lovenoise has been able to extend the brand and live music experience well beyond its humble beginnings at the Bar Car in Cummins Station!
Find out more about Lovenoise online at www.lovenoise.net.