Viva La Rock officially launched in 2007 by former Atlantic Records executives, Lindsay Harris and Julianne Johnson. Lindsay and Julianne met while working in the Artist Development Department at Atlantic Records in New York City and then moved to Los Angeles in December of 2004 to develop the brand partnership efforts for Atlantic on the West Coast before leaving to pursue their own venture!
Lindsay is originally from Los Angeles, CA and graduated from the University of California at San Diego. At UCSD, she was the Co-Editor of the entertainment section of the UCSD Guardian and handled various band interviews with artists such as Jimmy Eat World and Sleater-Kinney as well as music features and album reviews. In 2000, Lindsay moved to New York City for a position with Atlantic Records! She is also a beauty school graduate, loves the Los Angeles Kings as well as her mini-dachshund named Nanette!
Jules is originally from Otsego, MI and graduated from Michigan State University. At MSU, she was the Director of POP Entertainment where she brought in bands such as Sloan to play on campus as well as with Cellar Door to bring in larger acts such as Pearl Jam. In addition to POP Entertainment, she was a College Marketing Representative for Elektra Records. Upon graduation, she moved to Manhattan and started her career in the music industry at Atlantic Records. She is a proud mother of two boys, Boden and August!