(CelebrityAccess News Service) – On January first 2004 Blue Mountain Artists began operations as an agency that will represent a variety of established Blues and Roots artists.
After spending nearly 9 years as Senior Agent at Piedmont Talent Inc. Hugh Southard made this move primarily to develop his own vision for routing and touring bands in face of the ever changing live music landscape.
Joining Hugh at Blue Mountain will be Page Stallings who was the Midwest agent at Piedmont as well as several artists that chose to make the change to Blue Mountain. The initial roster will include:
The Codetalkers with Col. Bruce Hampton
Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers
Big Bill Morganfield
Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin
The Tony Trischka Band
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz
The Larry Keel Experience
The Fareed Haque Group
Big Daddy Bluegrass Band