VitalSigns: The Industry BeatAgency, Management & Label Updates

Agency, management and record label announcements for the week of September 18, 2003.

AGENCY SIGNINGS:

  • 13 Artists
    Athlete has signed with Charlie Myatt for exclusive representation.

  • 3Ci / Concerts Casinos Clubs Inc.
    Ready for the World has signed with Sidney Wayne & Duiane Rice for exclusive representation.

  • The Agency Group Ltd.

    Akwid have signed with John Pantle for exclusive representation.
    Boxing Day have signed with Dave Kirby for exclusive representation.
    The Chemistry have signed with Jeremy Holgersen for exclusive representation.
    Cooler Kids have signed with Stephanie Luciano for exclusive representation.
    Element Eighty have signed with Ken Fermaglich for exclusive representation.
    Forces Of Evil have signed with Ken Fermaglich for exclusive representation.
    godhead have signed with Andrew Goodfriend for exclusive representation.
    Junior Kelly has signed with Peter Schwartz for exclusive representation.
    Lucky Boys Confusion have signed with Ken Fermaglich for exclusive representation.
    Metric have signed with Bruce Solar (US) and Colin Lewis (Canada) for exclusive representation.
    The Nadas have signed with Val Wolfe for exclusive representation.
    Quetzal have signed with John Pantle for exclusive representation.
    Satyricon have signed with Jeremy Holgersen for exclusive representation.
    Sparks have signed with Bruce Solar for exclusive representation.
    Superheroes have signed with Jon Pleeter for exclusive representation.
    Treble Charger have signed with Melody King for exclusive representation.
    Tricky have signed with Bruce Solar for exclusive representation.
    User have signed with Jon Pleeter for exclusive representation.
    Woven have signed with Stephanie Luciano for exclusive representation.

  • APA / Agency For The Performing Arts

    Daniel Lee Martin has signed with Bonnie Sugarman for exclusive representation.
    Deborah Allen has signed with Bonnie Sugarman for exclusive representation.
    Paul Revere & the Raiders have signed with Bonnie Sugarman for exclusive representation.
    Royal Wade Kimes has signed with Bonnie Sugarman for exclusive representation.

  • American Management

    Barbara Lewis has signed with Jim Wagner for exclusive representation.
    Bobby Goldsboro has signed with Jim Wagner for non-exclusive representation.

  • The Bobby Roberts Company, Inc.

    Mark Farner has signed with Bobby Roberts for exclusive representation.

  • BLA / Buddy Lee Attractions Inc.

    Tanya Tucker has signed with Bob Kinkead for exclusive representation.

  • CODA US

    Bill Hamel has signed with Deb Jhaj for exclusive representation.
    Hakim has signed with Deb Jhaj for exclusive representation.

  • David Hickey Agency

    Denny Laine has signed with David Hickey for exclusive representation.
    Kellye Hunt has signed with David Hickey for exclusive representation.
    Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps have signed with David Hickey for exclusive representation.

  • Ellis Industries

    Dios have signed with Andrew Ellis for exclusive representation.
    Saosin have signed with Matt Galle for exclusive representation.
    Straylight Run have signed with Matt Galle for exclusive representation.

  • ETA / Evolution Talent Agency

    Hilary Duff has signed with Craig Bruck for exclusive representation.
    J.C. Chasez has signed with David Zedeck & Eric Podwall for exclusive representation.
    Jonny Was has signed with Eric Podwall for exclusive representation.
    Kittens For Christian have signed with Sandi Schaffer for exclusive representation.
    Les Nubians have signed with Nat Farnham for exclusive representation.
    Scrapomatic have signed with Phil Egenthal for exclusive representation.
    The Secret Machines have signed with Samantha "Sam" Kirby for exclusive representation.
    VHS or Beta have signed with Phil Egenthal for exclusive representation.
    Wicked Wisdom have signed with David Zedeck & Samantha "Sam" Kirby for exclusive representation.

  • Fata Booking Agency
    army of me have signed with Evange Livanos for exclusive representation.
    Breaking Pangaea have signed with Evange Livanos for exclusive representation.
    Liars Academy have signed with Evange Livanos for exclusive representation.
    Mock Orange have signed with Eva Alexiou for exclusive representation.

  • High Road Touring

    Augie March has signed with Frank Riley for exclusive representation.
    The Fiery Furnaces has signed with Frank Riley for exclusive representation.
    The Long Winters has signed with Frank Riley for exclusive representation.
    Ollabelle has signed with Frank Riley for exclusive representation.
    Steve Burns has signed with Frank Riley for exclusive representation.

  • ICM / International Creative Management
    Anthony Anderson has signed with Chris Andrews for exclusive representation.
    Bruce Bruce has signed with Scott Simpson for exclusive representation.
    Halford has signed with Rick Farrell for exclusive representation.
    J.B. Smoove has signed with Chris Smith for exclusive representation.
    Jonatha Brooke has signed with Steve Levin for exclusive representation.
    Laura Turner has signed with Steve Levin for exclusive representation.
    Lavelle Crawford has signed with Chris Smith for exclusive representation.
    Melissa Manchester has signed with Chyna Chuan for exclusive representation.
    Rick Wakeman has signed with Keith Naisbitt for exclusive representation.
    Rickey Smiley has signed with Chris Smith for exclusive representation.
    Robert Townsend has signed with Chris Smith for exclusive representation.
    Rudy Rush has signed with Chris Smith for exclusive representation.
    Vanessa L. Williams has signed with Toni Howard (Motion Pictures & Television) & Steve Levine (Music Appearances) for exclusive representation.

  • ITB / International Talent Booking
    InMe have signed with Steve Zapp for exclusive UK, European & International representation.

  • Lexium Entertainment & Talent Agency
    Chanda Leigh has signed with Mike Jamison for non-exclusive representation.

  • Little Big Man Booking

    Athlete has signed with Steve Ferguson for exclusive representation.

  • Madison House Incorporated

    Benevento / Russo have signed with Jesse Aratow for exclusive representation.

  • MPA / Monterey Peninsula Artists

    A Mighty Wind have signed with Brian Swanson for exclusive representation.
    Camper Van Beethoven have signed with Kevin Daly for exclusive representation.
    Dave Matthews has signed with Chip Hooper for exclusive representation.
    Further Seems Forever have signed with Jackie Nalpant for exclusive representation.
    Louque have signed with Lynn Cingari for exclusive representation.

  • M.P.I. Talent Agency
    Charo has signed with Michael Pick for exclusive representation.

  • Mt. High Entertainment
    Steve Dorff has signed with Michael Scafuto for exclusive representation.
    Frank Stallone has signed with Michael Scafuto for exclusive representation.

  • Panacea Entertainment

    Richard Belzer has signed with Eric Gardner for exclusive representation.

  • Pyramid Entertainment Group

    The Commodores have signed with Sal Michaels for exclusive representation.
    Silk have signed with Sal Michaels for exclusive representation.

  • Skyline Music
    Susan Werner has signed with Mark Lourie for exclusive representation.

  • Spire Booking

    Dear Leader have signed with Trish Bauer for exclusive representation.
    Slowreader have signed with Trish Bauer for exclusive representation.

  • T.E.I. / That's Entertainment International

    Hal Ketchum has signed with Todd Bartleson & Angie Marshall for exclusive representation.
    Lou Gramm (of Foreigner) has signed with Todd Bartleson & Angie Marshall for exclusive representation.
    Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra have signed with Todd Bartleson & Angie Marshall for exclusive representation.
    Starship: Featuring Mickey Thomas have signed with Angie Marshall for exclusive representation.
    The Tubes: Featuring Fee Waybil have signed with Todd Bartleson & Angie Marshall for exclusive representation.

  • WMA / William Morris Agency – Nashville
    Anthony Evans has signed with Charles Dorris for exclusive representation.
    Ashley Gearing has signed with Rob Beckham for exclusive representation.
    The Crabb Family have signed with Charles Dorris for exclusive representation.
    George Rowe has signed with Gloria Green for exclusive representation.
    GRITS have signed with Gloria Green for exclusive representation.
    Jonathan Pierce has signed with Charles Dorris for exclusive representation.
    Matthew West has signed with Charles Dorris for exclusive representation.
    Rachel Proctor has signed with Mark Guynn for exclusive representation.
    Roxie Dean has signed with Rob Beckham for exclusive representation.
    See Spot Rock Tour featuring O.C. Supertones, Relient K, Pillar, John Reuben and Sanctus Real has signed with Mark Guynn for exclusive representation.

MANAGEMENT SIGNINGS:

  • Champion Entertainment
    Usher has signed with Tommy Mottola.

  • Excess DB Entertainment
    Boys Night Out have signed with Heath Miller.

  • Jon Ashby Associates

    Petula Clark has signed with Jon Ashby.

  • HandHeld Management

    Gary Jules has signed with Kevin Held.
    Soul Kid #1 has signed with Kevin Held.

  • Newson Management
    DJ Greyboy has signed with Erik Newson.
    Metric have signed with Erik Newson.

  • Rockford Management
    Athlete have signed with Jim Chancellor.

  • TBA Entertainment Corporation Artist Management Group
    Howard Tate has signed with Simon Horrocks.

  • Velour Music Group

    Benevento / Russo have signed with Jenn Sartory.
    Lettuce have signed with Jeff Krasno.
    Me'Shell Ndegeocello has signed with Jeff Krasno and Jenn Sartory.
    Mike Errico has signed with Sean Hoess.
    Topaz has signed with Sean Hoess.

  • Western Beat Entertainment

    The Bum Steers have signed with Billy Block.
    Doak Snead has signed with Billy Block.
    Jill Block has signed with Billy Block.
    Toni Catlin has signed with Billy Block.
    Walt Wilkins has signed with Billy Block.

  • Whitehouse Management

    The Darkness have signed with Sue Whitehouse.

  • Worldwide Entertainment Network

    Petula Clark has signed with Selwyn Miller for the US & Canada.

LABEL SIGNINGS:

  • Ferret Music
    Boys Night Out

  • Island Records (The Island Def Jam Music Group)
    Everlast

  • PIAS America
    Steve Burns

  • Private Music
    Howard Tate

  • RCA Records

    Velvet Revolver

  • Sanctuary Record Group

    RZA


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