SYDNEY, Australia (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Australia's largest independent entertainment consortium The Mushroom Group, has announced they are preparing the launch of a brand new talent agency – Artist Voice. The new full-service agency will be helmed by Brett Murrihy (Premier Harbour Agency), one of Australia's top agents and Matt Gudinski (Illusive Entertainment and Sounds).
Set to open in Sydney on September 1st, the agency will rep a major roster of Australian talent, including The Temper Trap, Empire of the Sun, Evermore, Amy Meredith, After The Fall, Bliss n Eso, Caterina Torres, Catcall, Dan Kelly, Dash & Will, End Of Fashion, Faker, Ghostwood, Gypsy & The Cat, Howling Bells, Jinja Safari, Kids of 88, Kimbra, Liam Finn, Lisa Mitchell, Little Red, Luke Steele, Mark Sholtez, Matt Waters, Oh Mercy, Operator Please, Paul Kelly, Scribe, Sparkadia, The Sleepy Jackson, The Panics, The Naked and Famous, The Vasco Era, Tim & Jean, Tonight Alive, Whitley, Wolf & Cub, Wons Phreely and Zowie.
The Mushroom Group is a significant entertainment company in Australia and the parent organization behind companies such as Frontier Touring, Pace Entertainment and Mushroom Music.
Head of The Mushroom Group of Companies, Michael Gudinski, said "In the past ten years Brett has gained an international reputation as one of the Southern Hemisphere's leading agents
Matt Gudinski said: "The day of the traditional gig booking is fast fading. There are endless opportunities out there and I’m excited that Brett Murrihy and I will be able to proactively source these prospects for Artist Voice artists."
"I've revenue streams are of ever-increasing importance to artists today and we’re determined at ARTIST VOICE to maximise these opportunities for our stable of artists." added Murrihy. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers