Recently, I have been featured in the following media
- National Worship Leader Conference 2019 – workshop speaker
- NewReleaseToday.com – Featured New Author of The Month October 2015
- SOS Radio 90.5 Las Vegas – https://soundcloud.com/sosradio/keith-stancil-creating-monsters
- Doug and Jaci Morning Show FISH Nashville – https://youtu.be/Lp1wUuUWv64
- Life With Lisa Williams – https://soundcloud.com/life-with-lisa-williams/s2e38-creating-monsters
- Experience Worship Leader Conference – workshop speaker
- Flavor Fest Christian Hip Hop Conference – workshop speaker
- Christian Women In Media Tennessee Conference – speaker
My passion is to equip those pursuing careers on platforms with the necessary tools to navigate potential fame with biblical excellence. If you are a Christian pursuing music, sports, film/tv, politics or public speaking then this blog is for you. I post one to two times a week and normally try to keep posts brief, relevant and to the point. To make sure you don’t miss my latest posts you can subscribe via email. Its quick and easy and you can unsubscribe at any time.
I am the President/CEO of Artist Garden Entertainment, an artist management and marketing firm in Brentwood, TN. Prior to that, I served twenty years in sales and marketing roles with Capitol/EMI, Warner/Elektra/Atlantic and Word Entertainment. My most recent label years were served in the role of Vice President of General Markets/International/Digital for Word Entertainment. While personally responsible for sales of over fourteen million records, I worked on sales and marketing strategies for Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Tina Turner, Madonna, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, MercyMe, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Jaci Velasquez, Hillsong, Randy Travis, Point of Grace, Francesca Battistelli and the WOW Brand.
My wife, Diana, and I launched Artist Garden Entertainment, in 2009 and we currently manage the careers of The Gray Havens, Holly Starr, Ryan Corn, and Lexanna. In addition to artist management, I consult and market music releases for various independent artists and record labels spanning contemporary Christian music and Christian hip-hop with a client list that includes Reach Records, RMG Music, Save The City Records, Lampmode Recordings, Collision Records, Flame and Social Club.
I began blogging in 2009 and founded The Music Gardener blog which was honored multiple years by the Nashville Scene in the “Best of Nashville” awards.
I also serve on the board for In Triumph, a non-profit ministry faith-based transitional home for young men.
I have been married to my wife, Diana, for Seventeen years. We have two sons, a daughter, two grandsons and one granddaughter.
In my free time, I enjoy bicycling, swimming, iPhone photography, camping, gardening and doing just about anything with our grandkids. I am a member of Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, TN where Diana and I serve on our church’s Built2Last marriage building ministry team.